Laboratory for Metabolomics

CURRICULUM VITAE of Dr. Makoto Arita

 

Team Leader
Laboratory for Metabolomics
   
Education:  
1997  Ph.D. Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo
1994  M.S. Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo
1992  B.S. Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo
   
Research Experience:
2016-present Professor, Division of Physiological Chemistry and Metabolism, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Keio University
2014-present Team Leader, Laboratory for Metabolomics, RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences (IMS)
  Visiting Professor, Cellular and Molecular Epigenetics Laboratory, Graduate School of Medical Life Science, Yokohama City University
2007-2014 Associate Professor, Department of Health Chemistry, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo
2003-2006 Instructor, Center for Experimental Therapeutics and Reperfusion Injury, Department of Anaesthesia, Brigham&Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School
2000-2003 Research Fellow, Center for Experimental Therapeutics and Reperfusion Injury, Department of Anaesthesia, Brigham&Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School
1997-2000 Assistant Professor, Department of Health Chemistry, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo
   
*In this period:  
2021-present Research Director, JST ERATO "ARITA Lipidome Atlas Project"
2015-2020 Principal Investigator, JSPS Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas "Biology of LipoQuality"
2011-2016 JST PRESTO "Elucidation and Control the Mechanisms Underlying Chronic Inflammation"
2006-2010 JST PRESTO "Metabolism and Cellular Function"
   
Editorial Board:  
2015- Executive Editor, Progress in Lipid Research
2012- Associate Editor, Prostaglandins and Other Lipid Mediators
   
     
Awards:  
2021 The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Awards for Science and Technology, Research Category
2021 Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of MEXT
2016 Lands Award: Prize of Japan Society for Lipid Nutrition
2009 Young Scientists’ Prize of Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan
2005 Young Investigator Award: 9th International Conference of Eicosanoids other Bioactive Lipids in Cancer, Inflammation & Related Diseases (San Francisco)