Specially appointed program faculty

Project Assistant Professor,
Graduate School of Engineering,
Department of Mechanical Engineering

1) Education & Employment

Project lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Tokyo
Project assistant professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Tokyo
Project assistant professor, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo
Postdoctoral researcher, Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo
2008 Ph.D. in physiology and pathology, Pierre & Marie Curie University (Paris 6), Paris, France
2002 M.Sc. in Bioengineering, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
2002 Engineering degree, Ecole Centrale de Lyon, Lyon, France

2) Research Fields

Mechanobiology, biomechanics, tissue engineering, DNA reaction networks

3) Major Publications

  • Montagne K., Gines G., Fujii T. and Rondelez Y. Boosting functionality of synthetic DNA circuits with tailored deactivation, Nature Communications. 2016; 15(7): 13474
  • Montagne K., Oh D., Kim J.H., Ushida T. and Furukawa K.S. Involvement of the mTOR pathway in redifferentiation of bovine chondrocytes under dynamic hydrostatic loading, Japanese Journal of Clinical Biomechanics, 2016; 37: 1-8
  • Ting S.Y., Montagne K., Nishimura Y., Ushida T. and Furukawa K.S. Modulation of the effect of transforming growth factor-β3 by low-intensity pulsed ultrasound on scaffold-free dedifferentiated articular bovine chondrocyte tissues, Tissue Eng Part C Methods. 2015; 21(10): 1005-1014
  • Montagne K., Uchiyama H., Furukawa K.S. and Ushida T. Hydrostatic pressure decreases membrane fluidity and lipid desaturase expression in chondrocyte progenitor cells, J Biomech. 2014; 47(2): 354-359
  • Montagne K., Huang H., Ohara K., Matsumoto K., Mizuno A., Ohta K. and Sakai Y. Use of liposome encapsulated hemoglobin as an oxygen carrier for fetal and adult rat liver cell culture. J Biosci Bioeng. 2011; 112(5): 485-490
  • Montagne K., Plasson R., Sakai Y., Fujii T. and Rondelez Y. Programming an in vitro DNA oscillator using a molecular networking strategy. Mol Syst Biol. 2011; 7:466
  • Montagne K., Komori K., Yang F., Tatsuma T., Fujii T. and Sakai Y. A micropatterned cell array with an integrated oxygen-sensitive fluorescent membrane. Photochem Photobiol Sci. 2009; 8: 1529-1533

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