Dr. Masami Yoshimura
Associate Professor
Comparative Biomedical Sciences (CBS)

 Awards & Honors:
  • 2018 Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll
  • 2017 Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll
  • 2016 Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll
  • 2015 Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll
  • 2014 Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll
  • 2013 Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll
  • 2011 Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Roll
  • 2010 Pfizer Award for Research Excellence
 Grants:
  • Generation and innate immune study of Type 7 Adenylyl Cyclase knock-out cell lines from human myeloid cell line HL-60, CBS/SVM/LSU, $5,000.00
  • Role of type 7 adenylyl cyclase in Innate Immunity, LSU Biomedical Collaborative Research Program, $50,000.00
  • Role of Type 7 Adenylyl Cyclase in Ethanol’s Effects on Immune Response, LSU School of Veterinary Medicine, $9,000.00
  • The role of cAMP signaling in alcohol's effect on the immune response, CBS/SVM/LSU, $10,000.00
  • Generation of gene knockout cell line from BV-2 microglia cell line, LSU School of Veterinary Medicine, $10,000.00
  • Studies of Effects of Adenylyl Cyclase 7 on CREB Activation and Its regulated Gene Expression Upon Acute Ethanol Stimulation, Louisiana Biomedical Research Network,
 Publications:
Scientific Abstract:
  • Role of AC7 in Alcohol’s Effect on Cyclic AMP Regulated Reporter Gene Expression in RAW 264.7 and BV-2 Immune Cells, Yoshimura, Masami; Hill, R; wu, X, 2016
  • Effects of Alcohol on Expression of a Cyclic AMP Regulated Gene in Mammalian Cells, Yoshimura, Masami; Hill, Rebecca; Xu, Wu, 2015
  • Effects of Alcohol on Expression of Cyclic AMP Regulated Gene in Mammalian Cells, Yoshimura, Masami; Hill, Rebecca; Xu, Wu, 2014
  • Effects of Alcohol on Expression of Cyclic AMP Regulated Gene in Mammalian Cells, Yoshimura, Masami; Hill, Rebecca; Xu, Wu, 2013
  • Effects of alcohol on expression of cyclic AMP regulated gene in mammalian cells, Yoshimura, Masami; Hill, Rebecca; Qualls-Creekmore, Emily; Xu, Wu, 2013
Journal Article, Academic Journal:
  • The effect of alcohol on recombinant proteins derived from mammalian adenylyl cyclase , Yoshimura, Masami; Qualls-Creekmore, E; Gupta, R, 2017, Biochemistry and Biophysics Reports , Volume: 10, Pages: 157-164
  • Observation on the ultrastructure morphology of HeLa cells treated with ethanol: Statistical analysis., Al-Bagdadi, Fakhri; Geaghan, J; Young, J; Yao, Shaomian; Yoshimura, Masami; Matthew, J; Barona, H; Martinez-Ceballos, E, 2016, Ultrastructural Pathology , Volume: 15, Number: 30
  • Observation on the ultrastructure morphology of HeLa cells treated with ethanol: Statistical analysis, Al-Bagdadi, Fakhri; Young, PhD , Matthew ; Geaghan, PhD, James ; Yao, Shaomian; Barona, PhD , Humberto; Martinez-Ceballos, PhD, Eduardo; Yoshimura, Masami, 2016, J Microsc Ultrastruct , Volume: 4, Number: 1, Pages: 46-54
  • Role of an adenylyl cyclase isoform in alcohol’s effect on cAMP regulated gene expression in NIH 3T3 cells, Yoshimura, Masami; Hill, Rebecca; Xu, Wu, 2016, Biochemistry and Biophysics Reports , Volume: 8, Pages: 162-167
  • Real-time monitoring of intracellular cAMP during acute ethanol exposure, Yoshimura, Masami; Gupta, Ratna; Qualls-Creekmore, Emily, 2013, Alcohol.Clin.Exp.Res. , Volume: 37, Pages: 1456-1465
  • Effects of Alcohols on Recombinant Adenylyl Cyclase Type 7 Expressed in Bacteria, Yoshimura, Masami; Dokphrom, Usa; Qualls-Creekmore, Emily, 2011, Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research , Volume: 35, Number: 11, Pages: 1915-1922
  • Neurotransplatation of genetically modified stem cells alters thanol preference., Yoshimura, Masami; Grammatopoulos, T; Jones, S; Hoover, B; Doolen, S; Snyder, E; Zahniser, N; Tabakoff, B; Zawada, W, 2010, Stem Cell Research & Therapy , Volume: 1, Pages: 36 (13 pages)
  • Effects of straight chain alcohols on specific isoforms of adenylyl cyclase., Yoshimura, Masami; Hasanuzzaman, M, 2010, Alcohol. Clin. Exp. Res. , Number: 34, Pages: 743-749