Faculty

Professor Toshio Kodama

Speciality / Research theme / Keywords
Bacteriology
Supervision
Masters Programme

Qualifications

PhD

Personal/work Web page addresses

http://www.tm.nagasaki-u.ac.jp/nekken/en/departments/bacteriology.html

Affiliation(s)

Department of Bacteriology, Institute of Tropical Medicine (NEKKEN) Nagasaki University
Guest Professor: Osaka University

Background

  • 1995: BSc, School of Science, Hokkaido University
  • 1998: MSc, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University
  • 2002: PhD, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University
  • 2002: Assistant Professor, Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Osaka University
  • 2014: Lecturer, Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Osaka University
  • 2015: Associate Professor, Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Osaka University
  • 2020: Professor, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University

Research

Our research focuses on the pathogenesis of enteric bacterial pathogens, including Vibrio parahaemolytics, Vibrio cholerae, and Salmonella enterica spp.

The country/countries where you work currently

Japan, Vietnam, Thailand

Five MOST IMPORTANT/INTERESTING recent publications

  1. Al Kadi M, Ishii E, Truong DT, Motooka D, Matsuda S, Iida T, Kodama T, Okuzaki D. Direct RNA Sequencing Unfolds the Complex Transcriptome of Vibrio parahaemolyticus. mSystems. (2021) 9;6(6):e0099621.
  2. Prithvisagar KS, Krishna Kumar B, Kodama T, Rai P, Iida T, Karunasagar I, Karunasagar I. Whole genome analysis unveils genetic diversity and potential virulence determinants in Vibrio parahaemolyticus associated with disease outbreak among cultured Litopenaeus vannamei (Pacific white shrimp) in India. Virulence. (2021) 12(1):1936-1949.
  3. Matsuda S, Hiyoshi H, Tandhavanant S, Kodama T. Advances on Vibrio parahaemolyticus research in the postgenomic era. Microbiol Immunol. (2020) 64(3):167-181.
  4. Matsuda S, Okada R, Tandhavanant S, Hiyoshi H, Gotoh K, Iida T, Kodama T. Export of a Vibrio parahaemolyticus toxin by the Sec and type III secretion machineries in tandem. Nat Microbiol. (2019) 4(5):781-788.
  5. Tandhavanant S, Matsuda S, Hiyoshi H, Iida T, Kodama T. Vibrio parahaemolyticus Senses Intracellular K + To Translocate Type III Secretion System 2 Effectors Effectively. mBio. (2018) 9(4):e01366-18.
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