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last modified:2019/03/08

Assistant Professor URIU, Koichiro

Faculty, Affiliation

Faculty of Biological Science and Technology,Institute of Science and Engineering

College and School Educational Field


Academic Background


Year & Month of Birth

Academic Society

Japanese Society for Mathematical Biology
Japanese Society of Developmental Biologists
The Molecular Biology Society of Japan
Japanese Society for Chronobiology



Speciality Keywords

Research Themes



  •  A saturated reaction in repressor synthesis creates a daytime dead zone in circadian clocks Uriu K, Tei H PLoS Computational Biology 15 2 e1006787 2019/02/19
  •  Information flow in the presence of cell mixing and signaling delays during embryonic development Petrungaro G, Morelli LG, Uriu K Seminars in Cell & Developmental Biology 2018/10/11
  •  Assessment of instructions on protection against food contaminated with radiocesium in Japan in 2011 Mayumi Seto, Koichiro Uriu, Isao Kawaguchi, Hiroyuki Yokomizo Risk Analysis 2017/09/07
  •  Mobility-induced persistent chimera states Petrungaro G., Uriu K., Morelli LG. Phys. Rev. E 96 062210 2017/12/18
  •  A framework for quantification and physical modeling of cell mixing applied to oscillator synchronization in vertebrate somitogenesis Koichiro Uriu, Rajasekaran Bhavna, Andrew C Oates, Luis G Morelli Biol. Open 2017/06/29

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  •  Feedback loops interlocked at competitive binding sites amplify and facilitate genetic oscillations Koichiro Uriu, Hajime Tei J. Theor. Biol. 428 56-64 2017/09/07
  •  Determining the impact of cell mixing on signaling during development Koichiro Uriu, Luis G Morelli Dev. Growth. Differ. 59 5 351-368 2017/06/19
  •  Object Segmentation and Ground Truth in 3D Embryonic Imaging Bhavna Rajasekaran, Koichiro Uriu, Guillaume Valentin, Jean-Yves Tinevez, Andrew C. Oates  PLOS One 11 6 e0150853 2016/06/22
  •  Interplay between intercellular signaling and cell movement in development Koichiro Uriu, Luis G. Morelli, Andrew C. Oates Seminars in Cell & Developmental Biology 35 66-72 2014/11/05
  •  Genetic oscillators in development. Koichiro Uriu Development, Growth & Differentiation 58 1 16-30 2016/01/11
  •  Sample size allocation for food item radiation monitoring and safety inspection Mayumi Seto, Koichiro Uriu Risk Analysis 35 3 409-422 2014/09/26
  •  Collective cell movement promotes synchronization of coupled genetic oscillators Koichiro Uriu, Luis G. Morelli Biophysical Journal 107 2 514-526 2014/07/15
  •  Dynamics of mobile coupled phase oscillators Koichiro Uriu, Saul Ares, Andrew C. Oates, Luis G. Morelli Physical Review E 87 032911 2013/03/21

Conference Presentations

  • Dead zone formation by saturated reactions in circadian clocks(conference:The 25th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Chronobiology)(2018/10/20)
  • Interplay between cell movement and intercellular signaling in development(conference:The JSDB-GfE young scientist exchange meeting 2018)(2018/10/11)
  • Dead zone formation by negative feedback loops in the circadian clocks(conference:2018 Annual Meeting of the Society for Mathematical Biology & the Japanese Society for Mathematical Biology)(2018/07/08)
  • Resynchronization dynamics of the zebrafish segmentation clock(conference:Joint Annual meeting of JSDB 51st and JSCB 70th)(2018/06/05)
  • Synchrony recovery of the zebrafish segmentation clock.(conference:International young scientists workshop on neural development & stem cells 2018)(2018/03/19)

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  • A novel degradation pathway of REV-ERBs amplifies mammalian circadian rhythms(conference:Consortium of Biological Sciences 2017)(2017/12/09)
  • A novel degradation pathway of REV-ERBs amplifies mammalian circadian rhythms(2017/10/28)
  • Physical modeling of oscillator resynchronization after perturbation of Delta-Notch signaling in zebrafish presomitic mesoderm(conference:50th annual meeting of the Japanese Society of Developmental Biologists)(2017/05/10)
  • Feedback loops interlocked at competitive binding sites amplify mammalian circadian oscillations(2016/11/12)
  • Genetic Oscillations by Positive and Negative Feedback Loops Interlocked at Competitive Binding Sites (conference:2016 Annual Meeting of Japanese Society for Mathematical Biology)(2016/09/07)

Arts and Fieldwork


Theme to the desired joint research

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research

Classes (Bachelors)

○Experiments in Biology(2017)
○Presentation and Debate (Freshman Seminar II)(2017)
○Animal Physiology Lab(2017)
○Presentation and Debate (Freshman Seminar II)(2017)
○Freshman Seminar I(2017)
○Experiments in Biology(2017)
○Experiments in Biology(2016)
○Presentation and Debate (Freshman Seminar II)(2016)
○Experiments in Biology(2016)
○Freshman Seminar I(2016)
○Animal Physiology Lab(2016)

Classes (Graduate Schools)

○Basic Systems Biology B(2016)

International Project

International Students

Lecture themes

Others (Social Activities)

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