Takayuki Nitta

Takayuki Nitta

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Biology
Discipline: Biology
Office: Drew Griffith Rm. 145
Phone: 912.358.4459
Fax: 912.650.8111
Email: nittat@savannahstate.edu

Biography

Dr. Nitta has developed his skills and expertise in biomedical sciences and molecular/cellular biology by investigating molecular mechanisms of retrovirus replication and cancer development.

Research Interests

Retrovirus replication and the virus-associated diseases, Cancer Biology

Education

PhD, Biomolecular and Intergrated Medical Sciences - University of Tsukuba
MS, Medical Science - University of Tsukuba
BS, Biological Sciences - University of Tsukuba

Awards & Honors

Name: ASM-LINK UFRI Fellowship
Organization: ASM
Date: 11/1/2015
The award offers online training and mentoring, and covers travel expenses to support your participation at one of the ASM-sponsored research conferences.

Name: ABRCMS Judges’ Travel Subsidy Award
Organization: ABRCMS
Date: 11/1/2015
Serving as a judge at ABRCMS meeting

Name: Steps Toward Academic Research (STAR) Fellowship
Organization: Texas Center for Health Disparities / University of North Texas Health Science Center
Date: 4/1/2015
Training and Education

Name: ASM-LINK UFRI Fellowship
Organization: ASM
Date: 4/1/2015
The award offers online training and mentoring, and covers travel expenses to support your participation at one of the ASM-sponsored research conferences.

Name: JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowships For Research Abroad
Organization: Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Date: 2/1/2012
Analysis of retroviral release through lipid rafts facilitated by glycosylated Gag

Name: Barbara K. Burgess Memorial Fellowship
Organization: University of California, Irvine
Date: 6/1/2010
The studies for "Nuclear export of unspliced RNA in JSRV" and "Enhancement of retroviral release by M-MuLV glycosylated Gag" were awarded

Name: Mochida Memorial Foundation for Medical and Pharmaceutical Research
Organization: Mochida Memorial Foundation
Date: 4/1/2005
Assessment of new drugs targeting for the integration step of HIV-1

Name: Ishidu Shun Memorial Scholarship
Organization: Ishidu Shun Memorial Scholarship
Date: 4/1/2005
Establishment of a mouse model for adult T-cell leukemia and investigating the relation between centrosome amplification induced by HTLV-1 Tax and carcinogenesis

Name: Cancer Research Fellowships
Organization: YASUDA Medical Research Foundation
Date: 4/1/2005
Proliferation and maintenance of HTLV-1-infected cells in mice

Publications

Title: Human and murine APOBEC3s restrict replication of koala retrovirus by different mechanisms.
Publication Date: 8/8/2015
Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Authors: Takayuki Nitta, Dat Ha, Felipe Galvez, Takayuki Miyazawa, Hung Fan,

Title: Impairment of HIV-1 cDNA synthesis by DBR1 knockdown.
Publication Date: 6/1/2014
Publisher: Journal of virology
Volume: 88
Issue: 12
Page Number: 7054-69
Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Authors: A E Galvis, H E Fisher, Takayuki Nitta, H Fan, D Camerini,

Title: Murine leukemia virus glycosylated Gag blocks apolipoprotein B editing complex 3 and cytosolic sensor access to the reverse transcription complex.
Publication Date: 5/28/2013
Publisher: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Volume: 110
Issue: 22
Page Number: 9078-83
Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Authors: S Stavrou, Takayuki Nitta, S Kotla, D Ha, K Nagashima, A R Rein, H Fan, S R Ross,

Title: Analysis of jaagsiekte sheep retrovirus (JSRV) envelope protein domains in transformation.
Publication Date: 12/1/2012
Publisher: Virus genes
Volume: 45
Issue: 3
Page Number: 508-17
Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Authors: S Hull, J Lim, A Hamil, Takayuki Nitta, H Fan,

Title: Moloney murine leukemia virus glyco-gag facilitates xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus replication through human APOBEC3-independent mechanisms.
Publication Date: 7/24/2012
Publisher: Retrovirology
Volume: 9
Page Number: 58
Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Authors: Takayuki Nitta, S Lee, D Ha, M Arias, C A Kozak, H Fan,

Title: Route of primary HTLV-1 infection regulates HTLV-1 distribution in reservoir organs of infected mice.
Publication Date: 1/1/2011
Publisher: Experimental and therapeutic medicine
Volume: 2
Issue: 1
Page Number: 89-93
Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Authors: M Tanaka, Takayuki Nitta, B Sun, J I Fujisawa, M Miwa,

Title: Murine leukemia virus glycosylated Gag (gPr80gag) facilitates interferon-sensitive virus release through lipid rafts.
Publication Date: 1/19/2010
Publisher: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Volume: 107
Issue: 3
Page Number: 1190-5
Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Authors: Takayuki Nitta, Y Kuznetsov, A McPherson, H Fan,

Title: Jaagsiekte sheep retrovirus encodes a regulatory factor, Rej, required for synthesis of Gag protein.
Publication Date: 12/1/2009
Publisher: Journal of virology
Volume: 83
Issue: 23
Page Number: 12483-98
Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Authors: A Hofacre, Takayuki Nitta, H Fan,

Title: Identification and mutational analysis of a Rej response element in Jaagsiekte sheep retrovirus RNA.
Publication Date: 12/1/2009
Publisher: Journal of virology
Volume: 83
Issue: 23
Page Number: 12499-511
Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Authors: Takayuki Nitta, A Hofacre, S Hull, H Fan,

Title: Clonal proliferation of HTLV-1-infected cells is associated with spontaneous malignant tumor formation in mice.
Publication Date: 10/1/2009
Publisher: International journal of oncology
Volume: 35
Issue: 4
Page Number: 701-7
Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Authors: M Tanaka, Takayuki Nitta, T Yoshida, T Konishi, Y Kawazu, J Fujisawa, M Miwa,