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last modified:2018/04/02

Assistant Professor SATO, Takehiro

Faculty, Affiliation

Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences Department of Bioinformatics and Genomics

College and School Educational Field


Department of Bioinformatics and Genomics

Academic Background

【Academic background(Doctoral/Master's Degree)】
Hokkaido University Doctor Department of Natural History Sciences Completed


University of the Ryukyus Graduate School of Medicine JSPS Fellow(2013/04/01-2015/08/15)
University of the Ryukyus Graduate School of Medicine Assitant Proffesor(2011/10/01-2013/03/31)
University of the Ryukyus Post-doctoral Fellow(2011/04/01-2011/09/30)

Year & Month of Birth

Academic Society



Molecular anthropology

Speciality Keywords

Research Themes



  •  Genome-wide association study identifies ERBB4 on 2q34 as a novel locus associated with sperm motility in Japanese men Sato Y, Tajima A, Sato T, Nozawa S, Yoshiike M, Imoto I, Yamauchi A, Iwamoto T Journal of Medical Genetics 2018
  •  An Okhotsk adult female human skeleton (11th/12th century AD) with possibile SAPHO syndrome from Hamanaka 2 site, Rebun Island, northern Japan. Okamoto Y, Ishida H, Kimura R, Sato T, Tsuchiya N, Murayama S, Fukase H, Nagaoka T, Adachi N, Yoneda M, Weber A, Kato H Anthropological Science 124 2 107-115 2016
  •  A comparative study of craniofacial measurements between Ryukyuan and mainland Japanese females using lateral cephalometric images Yamauchi T, Kimura R, Kawaguchi A, Sato T, Yamaguchi K, Toma T, Miyamoto K, Fukase H, Yamaguchi T, Ishida H Anthropological Science 124 2016
  •  Degenerative changes in the appendicular joints of ancient human populations from the Japan Islands Suzuki S, Sunagawa M, Sindo M, Kimura R, Yamaguchi K, Sato T, Yoneda M, Nagaoka T, Saiki K, Wakebe T, Hirata K, Tsurumoto T, Ishida H Quaternary International  405 2015
  •  Model-Based Verification of Hypotheses on the Origin of Modern Japanese Revisited by Bayesian Inference Based on Genome-Wide SNP Data Nakagome S, Sato T, Ishida H, Hanihara T, Yamaguchi T, Kimura R, Mano S, Oota H, Omoto K, Tokunaga K, Saitou N, Kawamura S, Tanabe H, Umetsu K, Tajima A, Osada N, Yamamoto T, Ohashi J, Suto Y, Nishida N, Sakate R, Sawai H Molecular Biology and Evolution 32 2015

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  •  Genome-Wide SNP Analysis Reveals Population Structure and Demographic History of the Ryukyu Islanders in the Southern Part of the Japanese Archipelago Sato T, Nakagome S, Watanabe C, Yamaguchi K, Kawaguchi A, Koganebuchi K, Haneji K, Yamaguchi T, Hanihara T, Yamamoto K, Ishida H, Mano S, Kimura R, Oota H Molecular Biology and Evolution 31 2929-2940 2014
  •  Association of melanocortin 1 receptor gene (MC1R) polymorphisms with skin reflectance and freckles in Japanese Yamaguchi K, Watanabe C, Kawaguchi A, Sato T, Naka I, Shindo M, Moromizato K, Aoki K, Ishida H, Kimura R Journal of Human Genetics 57 700-708 2012
  •  Genetic features of ancient West Siberian people of the Middle Ages, revealed by mitochondrial DNA haplogroup analysis Sato T, Razhev D, Amano T, Masuda R Journal of Human Genetics 56 602-608 2011
  •  Genotype frequencies of the ABCC11 gene in 2000–3000-year-old human bones from the Epi-Jomon and Jomon sites in Hokkaido, Japan Kazuta H, Sato T, Dod Y, Matsumura H, Amano T, IshidaH, Masuda R Anthropological Science 119 81-86 2011
  •  Polymorphisms and allele frequencies of the ABO blood group gene among the Jomon, Epi-Jomon and Okhotsk people in Hokkaido, northern Japan, revealed by ancient DNA analysis Sato T, Kazuta H, Amano T, Ono H, Ishida H, Matsumura H, Yoneda M, Dodo Y, Masuda R Journal of Human Genetics 55 6910696 2010

Conference Presentations

  • Ancient human genome sequence from a prehistoric Okhotsk individual(conference:Workshop Human evolution in Eurasia elucidated through Genetics, Archeology, and Linguistics )(2017/03/15)
  • A genome analysis of a human remain of the Okhotsk culture excavated from the Hamanaka-2 site in the Rebun Island, Hokkaido, Japan(2016/10/08)

Arts and Fieldwork


Theme to the desired joint research

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research

Classes (Bachelors)

○Human Genetics(2017)
○Human Genetics(2017)

Classes (Graduate Schools)

○Itemized Lectures of Bioinformatics and Genomics(2017)
○Itemized Lectures of Bioinformatics and Genomics(2017)
○Itemized Lectures of Bioinformatics and Genomics(2016)
○Itemized Lectures of Bioinformatics and Genomics(2016)

International Project

International Students

Lecture themes

Others (Social Activities)

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