Dr. Nobuhiro Morone

Head of the EM & Ultrastructural Pathology Group

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MRC Toxicology Unit
Hodgkin Building
PO Box 138
University of Leicester
Lancaster Road, Leicester
LE1 9HN, UK

Email: nm340@leicester.ac.uk

Qualifications and Personal History

2015-Present Group Leader/Senior Investigator Scientist at MRC Toxicology Unit and visiting Professor at Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan.

2010-2015 Senior Lecturer at iCeMS Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan.

2005-2010 Section Chief at National Institute of Neuroscience, National Centre of Neurology and Psychiatry, Tokyo, Japan.

2004-2005 PI at Mitsubishi Kagaku Institute of Life Sciences, Tokyo, Japan.

1999-2003 Postdoctoral at ERATO-JST/Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan.

1999 PhD (Kyoto University, Japan) Synthetic & Biological Chemistry.

Research Interests

3D electron microscopy for molecular and cellular medicine and toxicology:

-SBF SEM (Mitochondrial dysfunction)

-Tomography (Endocytosis at plasma membrane)

-Single particle analysis (Cell death)

-CEMOVIS (Skin epidermis)

-CLEM (Neuronal muscular junction)

-Rapid-freezing technique

-Freeze fracturing & deep-etching techniques (Endocytic machinery as caveolae, clathrin-coated pits, and MSK)

Selected Publications

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