About the article
Masahiro Nagai graduated from the Faculty of Agriculture, Kyoto University, and obtained his Master’s degree at the Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University. Having started investigating Ran and Ran-binding proteins at Prof. Yoneda’s laboratory, he completed his PhD studies at the Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, in 2011. He is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, Osaka University, and is studying the physiological signifi cance of Ran and Ran-binding proteins.
Yoshihiro Yoneda is a professor at the Laboratory of Biomolecular Networks, Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, and at the Department of Biochemistry, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University. He graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, Osaka University (1981) and received his PhD at the Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University (1985), followed by postdoctoral training at the Institute for Molecular and Cellular Biology, Osaka University. He has headed a research group since 1992. His current research interests are ‘nucleocytoplasmic transport of proteins’, ‘nuclear organization and dynamics’, ‘cell differentiation and cell reprogramming’ and ‘cell stress response and nuclear transport’.
Published Online: 2012-05-16
Published in Print: 2012-08-01