Makoto Kamei


  • Manager, Light Microscopy Core Facility, Microscopy
  • 878 Citations
  • 13 h-Index

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Public Profile

Makoto obtained his BSc (Hons) from the University of Adelaide. He then obtained his PhD from the Australian National University. After completing his postdoctoral trainings in the US and in New Zealand, he returned to Adelaide to join HCN in 2010. He has been involved in early childhood neurological disorder research. He has been managing SAHMRI light microscopy core facility since 2014.

Research Interests

Answering biological questions through the use of microscopy and the informatics methods.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Australian National University

Bachelor of Science (Honours), University of Adelaide

External positions

Associate Lecturer, University of Adelaide


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Research Output

  • 878 Citations
  • 13 h-Index
  • 18 Article
  • 2 Review article
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Conference contribution

Eukaryotic elongation factor 2 kinase upregulates the expression of proteins implicated in cell migration and cancer cell metastasis

Xie, J., Shen, K., Lenchine, R. V., Gethings, L. A., Trim, P. J., Snel, M. F., Zhou, Y., Kenney, J. W., Kamei, M., Kochetkova, M., Wang, X. & Proud, C. G., 1 May 2018, In : International Journal of Cancer. 142, 9, p. 1865-1877 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Lysosomal LAMP1 immunoreactivity exists in both diffuse and neuritic amyloid plaques in the human hippocampus

Hassiotis, S., Manavis, J., Blumbergs, P. C., Hattersley, K., Carosi, J. M., Kamei, M. & Sargeant, T., 1 May 2018, In : European Journal of Neuroscience. 47, 9, p. 1043-1053 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Lysosomal N-acetyltransferase interacts with ALIX and is detected in extracellular vesicles

Fedele, A. O., Isenmann, S., Kamei, M., Snel, M., Trim, P., Proud, C. & Hopwood, J., 1 Oct 2018, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Molecular Cell Research. 1865, 10, p. 1451-1464 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Aminoacyl-Transfer RNA Synthetase Deficiency Promotes Angiogenesis via the Unfolded Protein Response Pathway

Castranova, D., Davis, A. E., Lo, B. D., Miller, M. F., Paukstelis, P. J., Swift, M. R., Pham, V. N., Torres-Vázquez, J., Bell, K., Shaw, K. M., Kamei, M. & Weinstein, B. M., 1 Apr 2016, In : Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology. 36, 4, p. 655-662 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

Imaging blood vessels and lymphatic vessels in the zebrafish

Jung, H. M., Isogai, S., Kamei, M., Castranova, D., Gore, A. V. & Weinstein, B. M., 1 Jan 2016, The Zebrafish Cellular and Developmental Biology, Part A Cellular Biology, 2016. Zon, L. I., Detrich, H. W. & Westerfield, M. (eds.). Academic Press Inc., p. 69-103 35 p. (Methods in Cell Biology; vol. 133).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

8 Citations (Scopus)