Makoto MIYATA D.Sc
Date of birth: Feb 5, 1961
Fax: 06-6605-3158, 06-6605-2522
Osaka University, Japan, M. Sci., 1985, (Biochemistry and Biophysics)
Osaka University, Japan, D. Sci. (Ph.D. equivalent), 1988, (Biochemistry and Biophysics)
2. Research and Professional Experience
1988-1995: Research Associate, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Osaka City University, Osaka, Japan
1995-1998: Lecturer, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Osaka City University, Osaka, Japan
July-Oct, 1997:Visiting scientist, Institute of bacteriology, Mycology and Hygiene, University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, Austria
1998-: Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Graduate School of Science, Osaka City University, Osaka, Japan
Mar 2000- Mar 2001: Visiting Scientist at Rowland Institute for Science and Harvard University
Oct 2003-: PRESTO (Precursory Research for Embryonic Science and Technology) researcher, JST (Japan Science and Technology Corporation), Japan
Japanese society for biophysics, since 1984
International organization for mycoplasmology (IOM), 1990 (2000-2002, boad member)
Japanese society for mycoplasmology, since 1988 (2001-, deputy director)
Japanese society for bacteriology, since 1999
Japanese society for molecular biology, since 1989
American society for microbiology, since 1998
Japanese society for biochemistry, since 1984
4. Old papers
Miyata M., Arata T., and Inoue A. (1988) Reaction of Two Heads of Gizzard Myosin with ATP, J. Biochem. 103, 336-341 (Medline data).
Miyata M., Arata T., and Inoue A. (1988) Elementary Steps of the Actomyosin ATPase Reaction of Porchin Cardiac Myosin. J. Biochem. 103, 750-754 (Medline data).
Miyata M., Arata T., and Inoue A. (1989) Interaction of Two Heads of Myosin with F-actin. J. Biochem. 105, 103-109 (Medline data).
Miyata M., Arata T., and Inoue A. (1989) Reaction Intermediates Formed by Myofibrils during ATPase Reaction under Relaxed Conditions. J. Biochem. 105, 271-274 (Medline data).
Study only subjects that nobody is doing but interesting.
Study subjects that will give a permanent impact to audience.
6. Scientific interests
Mycoplasma, Cell motility, Bacteria, Motor proeins (in a broad sense)
7. Favourite matters other than persons and works
Biking, Marathon, Jogging, Skating, and Joking
8. Favourite words
"Even a dog will hit to a pole if he walks."
"Everything is like old Sai's horse in a life."
"Man cannot get a kid tiger if he does not enter tiger's nest."
"Kindness is not for others."
"Never mock the nature!"
"Never mock bacteria!"
9. Unfavourite words