Timothy J. Stasevich

2006–2010 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, National Cancer Institute, NIH
2010–2013 JSPS Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Osaka University
2013–2014 Visiting Scientist, HHMI Janelia Research Campus
2014– Assistant Professor, Colorado State University
2017- Tokyo Institute of Technology, IIR, Specially Appointed Associate Professor

Field of Specialization
Biophysics / Mathematical Modeling / Gene Regulation / Protein Synthesis

Cell Biology Center(IIR, Tokyo Tech)
Colorado State University(U.S.A)


Research Hub Group :Cutting-edge Cell Biology international hub group

Research Highlights

  • Regulation of transcription and translation in living cells

Selected Awards and Honors

  • 2016-2019
    Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Award (Boettcher Foundation)
  • 2010-2012
    JSPS Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Selected Publications

  • T. Morisaki, K. Lyon, K. Deluca, J. Deluca, B. P. English, Z. Zhang, L. Lavis, J. B. Grimm, S. Viswanathan, L. Looger, T. Lionnet, and T. J. Stasevich, Real-time quantification of single RNA translation dynamics in living cells, Science 352, 1425 (2016).
  • S. Viswanathan, M.E. Williams, E. B. Bloss, T.J. Stasevich, C.M. Speer, A. Nern, B.D. Pfeiffer, B.M. Hooks, W. Li, B.P. English, T. Tian, G.L. Henry, J.J. Macklin, R. Patel, C. R. Gerfen, X. Zhuang, Y. Wang, G. M. Rubin, and L.L. Looger, High-performance probes for light and electron microscopy, Nature Methods 12, 568-576 (2015).
  • T. J. Stasevich, Y. Hayashi-Takanaka, Y. Sato, K. Maehara, Y. Ohkawa, K. Sakata-Sogawa, M. Tokunaga, T. Nagase, N. Nozaki, J. G McNally, H. Kimura, Regulation of RNA polymerase II activation by histone acetylation in single living cells, Nature 516, 272 (2014).
  • T. J. Stasevich, Y. Sato, N. Nozaki, H. Kimura, Quantifying histone and RNA polymerase II post-translational modification dynamics in mother and daughter cells, Methods 70, 77 (2014).
  • Y. Sato, M. Mukai, J. Ueda, M. Muraki, T. J. Stasevich, N. Horikoshi, T. Kujirai, H. Kita, T. Kumura, S. Hira, Y. Okada, Y. Hayashi-Takanaka, C. Obuse, H. Kurumizaka, A. Kawahara, K. Yamagata, N. Nozaki, and H. Kimura, Genetically Encoded System to Track Histone Modification in Vivo, Scientific Reports 3, doi:10.1038/srep02436 (2013)
  • Y. Hayashi-Takanaka, K. Yamagata, T. Wakayama, T. J. Stasevich, T. Kainuma, T. Tsurimoto, M. Tachibana, Y. Shinkai, H. Kurumizaka, N. Nozaki and H. Kimura, Tracking Epigenetic Histone Modifications in Single Cells using Fab-based Live Endogenous Modification Labeling, Nucleic Acids Research 39, 6475 (2011).