Hiroki Kuroda

Hiroki Kuroda

Associate Professor
Faculty of Environment and Information Studies
Graduate School of Media and Governance
Born1973
DegreesPhD
Short BiographyBorn in Kyoto, Japan
1996 Nagoya University B.S. Molecular Biology
1998 Tokyo University M.S. Developmental Biology
2001 Tokyo University Ph.D. Developmental Biology
2001 Postdoc in UCLA (CA, USA)
2005 Associate Professor, Shizuoka University
2013 Associate Professor, Keio University
Areas of ExpertiseDevelopmental Biology
Courses TaughtSPECIAL RESEARCH PROJECT,MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR BIOLOGY 1,MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR BIOLOGY 2,THEORY OF GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT TECHNOLOGY,COMPARISON OF THE LIFE PHENOMENON TO THE REAL WORLD,INTRODUCTION TO INTEGRATED HEALTH RESEARCH,THE EPOCH-MAKING DISCOVERIES IN CELL BIOLOGY,THE BODY PLAN OF VERTEBRATE,ACADEMIC PROJECT,SEMINAR(The body planning),SEMINAR(Advanced study of Developmental Biolgoy),SEMINAR(Gene expression patterns on early developmental stages in Vertebrates),GRADUATE SCHOOL PROJECT (Systems Biology Project/Seminar)
AffiliationsJapanese Society of Developmental Biologists, Japanese Society of Zoology, International Society of Developmental Biologists, Xenopus community in Japan
Selected PublicationsShinya Matsukawa, Yuki Moriyama, Tadayoshi Hayata, Haruka Sasaki, Yuzuru Ito, Makoto Asashima, and Hiroki Kuroda
KDEL tagging: a method for generating dominant-negative inhibitors of the secretion of TGF-beta superfamily proteins
Int. J. Dev. Biol. (2012) 56, 351-356.

Hideyuki Ishibashi, Noriko Matsumura, Hiroshi Hanafusa, Kunihiro Matsumoto, E. M. De Robertis, and Hiroki Kuroda
Expression of Siamois and Twin in the blastula Chordin/Noggin signaling center is required for brain formation in Xenopus laevis embryos.
Mech. Dev. (2008) 125, 58-66.

Luis C. Fuentealba, Edward Eivers, Atsushi Ikeda, Cecilia Hurtado, Hiroki Kuroda, Edgar M. Pera, E. M. De Robertis
Integrating Patterning Signals: Wnt/GSK3 Regulates the Duration of the BMP/Smad1 Signal
Cell (2007) 131, 980-993.

Hiroki Kuroda, Luis Fuentealba, Atsushi Ikeda, Bruno Reversade, E. M. De Robertis
Default Neural Induction: neuralization of dissociated Xenopus cells is mediated by Ras/MAPK activation.
Genes Dev. (2005) 19: 1022-1027.

Hiroki Kuroda, Oliver Wessely, Edward M. De Robertis.
Neural Induction in Xenopus: Requirement for Ectodermal and Endomesodermal Signals via Chordin, Noggin, b-Catenin, and Cerberus.
PLoS Biology (2004) 2: 623-634.

Edward M. De Robertis, Hiroki Kuroda
Dorsal-Ventral Patterning and Neural Induction in Xenopus Embryos.
Ann. Rev. Cell Dev. Biol. (2004) 20: 285-308.

Hiroki Kuroda, Masafumi Inui, Kaoru Sugimoto, Tadayoshi Hayata, Makoto Asashima.
Axial protocadherin is a mediator of prenotochord cell sorting in Xenopus.
Dev. Biol. (2002) 244: 267-277.
Message to StudentsScientific research is a kind of a journey to satisfy one’s curiosity. Let’s travel together!
Project Web Pagekerolab.jp
Contact Information5322 Endo Fujisawa, Kanagawa 252-0882 Japan
Keio University Shonan Fujisawa Campus τ45 (ex: 53849)
TEL : 050-3579-0096
FAX : 0467-76-0365
hkuroda [ at ] sfc.keio.ac.jp
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