Kazuo Watanabe

Technical Expert

Practice Areas

Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Physics and Materials Science


Ph.D., Division of Biological Science, Graduate School of Science, Osaka University

Professional Background

University of Texas at Austin, Institute for Cellular and Molecular Biology


Mastroianni M, Watanabe K, White TB, Zhuang F, Vernon J, Matsuura M, Wallingford J, Lambowitz AM, (2008) Group II intron-based gene targeting reactions in eukaryotes, PLoS One 3:e3121
Watanabe KI, Ohama T, (2001) Regular spliceosomal introns are invasive in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii: 15 introns in the recently relocated mitochondrial cox2 and cox3 genes, J Mol Evol, 2001 Oct-Nov; 53(4-5):333-9

Dr. Watanabe specializes in mechanical engineering and metallurgy. He also has experience in developing intron gene transfer technology.

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