Education and Experience

Mar. 2009
B.S., Faculty of Science, Kyoto University
Mar. 2011
M.S., Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University
May 2015
Ph.D. (Science), Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University
Jun. 2015-Mar. 2016
Postdoctoral fellow in Organization of Advanced Science and Technology, Kobe University
Apr. 2016-Jun. 2018
Postdoctoral fellow in Graduate School of Science, Technology and Innovation, Kobe University
Jul. 2018-present
Postdoctoral fellow in Engineering Biology Research Center, Kobe University


  1. Hasunuma, T.*, Takaki, A., Matsuda, M., Kato, Y., Vavricka, CJ., Kondo, A. (2019/10) Single-stage astaxanthin production enhances the nonmevalonate pathway and photosynthetic central metabolism in Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002, ACS Synthetic Biology, 8(12), 2701-2709
  2. Chen, JH., Kato, Y., Matsuda, M., Chen, CY., Nagarajan, D., Hasunuma, T., Kondo, A., Dong, CD., Lee, DJ., Chang, JS. (2019/10) A novel process for the mixotrophic production of lutein with Chlorella sorokiniana MB-1-M12 using aquaculture wastewater, Bioresource Technology, 290, 121786
  3. Igarashi, K., Funakoshi, M., Kato, S., Moriwaki, T., Kato, Y., Zhang-Akiyama, QM. (2019/04) CiApex1 has AP endonuclease activity and abrogated AP site repair disrupts early embryonic development in Ciona intestinalis. Genes Genet Syst, 94(2): 81-93
  4. Kato, Y., Fujihara, Y., Vavricka, CJ., Chang, JS., Hasunuma, T.*, Kondo, A. (2019/02) Light/dark cycling causes delayed lipid accumulation and increased photoperiod-based biomass yield by altering metabolic flux in oleaginous Chlamydomonas sp., Biotechnology for Biofuels, 12: 39
  5. Hasunuma, T.*, Matsuda, M., Kato, Y., Vavricka, CJ., Kondo, A. (2018/07) Temperature enhanced succinate production concurrent with increased central metabolism turnover in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803, Metabolic Engineering, 48, 109-120
  6. Kato, Y., Ho, SH., Vavricka, CJ., Chang, JS., Hasunuma, T., Kondo, A. (2017/12) Evolutionary engineering of salt-resistant Chlamydomonas sp. strains reveals salinity stress-activated starch-to-lipid biosynthesis switching, Bioresource Technology, 245(Part B), 1484-1490
  7. Ho, SH., Nakanishi, A., Kato, Y., Yamasaki, H., Chang, JS., Misawa, N., Hirose, Y., Minagawa, J., Hasunuma, T.*, Kondo, A. (2017/04) Dynamic metabolic profiling together with transcription analysis reveals salinity-induced starch-to-lipid biosynthesis in alga Chlamydomonas sp. JSC4, Scientific Reports, 4;7: 45471
  8. Kato, Y., Miyaji, M., Zhang-Akiyama, QM. (2017/03) FUdR extends the lifespan of the short-lived AP endonuclease mutant in Caenorhabditis elegans in a fertility-dependent manner, Genes & Genetic Systems, 91(4): 201-207
  9. Moriwaki, T., Kato, Y., Nakamura, C., Ishikawa, S., Zhang-Akiyama, QM. (2015/07) A novel DNA damage response mediated by DNA mismatch repair in Caenorhabditis elegans: induction of programmed autophagic cell death in non-dividing cells. Genes Cancer, 6(7-8) : 341-55
  10. Kato, Y., Moriwaki, T., Funakoshi, M., Zhang-Akiyama, QM. (2015/02) Caenorhabditis elegans EXO-3 contributes to longevity and reproduction: Differential roles in somatic cells and germ cells. Mutation Research, 772: 46-54
  11. Moriwaki, T., Kato, S., Kato, Y., Hosoki, A., Zhang-Akiyama, QM. (2013/09) Extension of lifespan and protection against oxidative stress by an antioxidant herb mixture complex (KPG-7) in Caenorhabditis elegans. Journal of Clinical Biochemistry and Nutrition, 53(2): 81-8

Reviews & Commentaries

  1. 加藤悠一,蓮沼誠久,微細藻類を利用したバイオ燃料とカロテノイド類の生産, レーザー研究, 11,731-734 (2016/11)
  2. 加藤悠一, 船越昌史, 林悠一郎, 秋山(張)秋梅, 生殖・発生・寿命における塩基除去修復の意義, 放射線生物研究, 50:185-197 (2015/06)
  3. 真田悠生, 加藤悠一, 森脇隆仁, 橋口一成, 秋山(張)秋梅, 線虫C. elegansにおける酸化DNAの修復, 放射線生物研究, 45:286-302 (2010/09)