JAMSTEC > Institute for Extra-cutting-edge Science and Technology Avant-garde Research (X-star) > Super-cutting-edge Grand and Advanced Research (SUGAR) Program > Members > Satoshi Wakai

D-SUGAR

Satoshi Wakai Ph.D.

Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC)

RESEARCH INTEREST

  • Microbiologically influenced corrosion of metal materials
  • Biological production of useful chemicals by engineered microorganisms

Contact

Super-cutting-edge Grand and Advanced Research Program,
Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC)
2-15 Natsushima-cho, Yokosuka 237-0061, Japan

EDUCATION

2002-2005
Ph.D., in Applied-Microbiology, Okayama University, Japan
2000-2002
Master degree in agriculture, Okayama University, Japan
1996-2000
Bachelor degree in agriculture, Okayama University, Japan

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2019-present
Scientist, Super-cutting-edge Grand and Advanced Research Program, JAMSTEC
2019-present
Visiting Assoc. Prof., Graduate School of Innovation, Science and technology, Kobe University
2016-2019
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Innovation, Science and Technology, Kobe University
2013-2016
Assistant Professor, Organization of Advanced Science and Technology, Kobe University
2009-2013
Postdoc, Graduate School of Biosphere Science, Hiroshima University
2005-2009
Postdoc, Department of Biotechnology, National Institute of Technology and Evaluation

HONORS

  1. 2018 Japan Society for Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Agrochemistry (JSBBA), Award for Young Scientists
  2. 2017 Japan Society of Corrosion Engineering, Award for Young Scientists
  3. 2014 Japanese Society for Extremophiles, Award for Young Scientists
  4. 2011 JSBBA Chu-shikoku Branch, Award for Young Scientists

PUBLICATIONS

SELECTED BOOK CHAPTERS

  1. S. Wakai and Y, Sambongi. Extremophilic enzymes related to energy conversion, Role of Water in ATP Hydrolysis Energy Transduction by Protein Machinery, Springer, Makoto Suzuki (Eds.), 275-302 (2018)
  2. S. Wakai. Gene Analysis for the Evaluation of the Effect of Environmental Factors. Corrosion Control and Surface Control: Environmentally Friendly Approaches, Springer Japan, Kanematsu, Hideyuki, Barry, Dana M. (Eds.), 169-184 (2016)

SELECTED INVITED LECTURES

  1. S. Wakai (2018) "Construction of Aspergillus Cell Factory for bioproduction", the China-Japan Joint Workshop on Frontiers of Systems Biotechnology and Biomanufacturing, Tsinghua University, Beijin, China, Invited speaker
  2. S. Wakai (2017) "Diagnostic and anti-corrosion techniques for microbiologically influenced corrosion", China International Marine Corrosion & Protection Technology Innovation and Application Development Forum (CIMCP) 2017, Sheraton Shanghai Waigaoqiao Hotel, Shanghai, China, Invited speaker

SELECTED PATENTS

  1. K. Ito, O. Miki, H. Tsurumaru, S. Wakai, et al. P5629867
  2. K. Ito, O. Miki, H. Tsurumaru, S. Wakai, et al. P5441049

FUNDINGS

  1. 2018-2020 Institute for Fermentation, Osaka (IFO) General Research Funding
  2. 2017-2020 JSPS KAKENHI Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (A)
  3. 2017-2019 ISIJ 26th General Research Funding
  4. 2016-2019 JSPS KAKENHI Grant-in-Aid for Challenging Exploratory Research
  5. 2014-2016 JSPS KAKENHI Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B)
  6. 2014-2016 ISIJ 23th General Research Funding
  7. 2010-2011 JOGMEC Public Offering General Research