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Assistant Professor

ITOH, Satoru

TEL: 0564-59-5216
Mail: itoh_at_ims.ac.jp (Please replace the "_at_" with @ )
Affiliation laboratory:
Location: Yamate, No.2 Bldg. 2F east


Theoretical and Computational Molecular Science, Computational Molecular Science

Exploratory Research Center on Life and Living Systems
Department of Creative Research, Biomolecular Dynamics Simulation Group (adjunct)


2000. 3 B. Sc. Shizuoka University
2002. 3 M. Sc. Shizuoka University
2005. 3 Ph. D., Science, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies
2005. 4 – 2008. 2 Postdoctoral Research Associate at Nagoya University
2008. 3 – 2010. 5 Visiting Fellow at National Institutes of Health
2010. 6 - Assistant professor at Institute for Molecular Science

Main research themes

(1) Structures and functions of biomolecular systems
(2) Developments of new methods for molecular simulations

kewords Biophysics, Molecular dynamics simulation, Generalized-ensemble algorithm

Selected Publications

  1. S. G. Itoh and Y. Okamoto, “Effective sampling in the configurational space by the multicanonical-multioverlap algorithm”, Phys. Rev. E 76, 026705 (2007).
  2. S. G. Itoh and Y. Okamoto, “Amyloid-β(29-42) dimer formations studied by a multicanonical-multioverlap molecular dynamics simulation”, J. Phys. Chem. B 112, 2767 (2008).
  3. S. G. Itoh, H. Okumura, and Y. Okamoto, “Replica-Exchange Method in van der Waals Radius Space: Overcoming Steric Restrictions for Biomolecules”, J. Chem. Phys. 132, 134103 (2010).
  4. S. G. Itoh, A. Tamura, and Y. Okamoto, “Helix-Hairpin Transitions of a Designed Peptide Studied by a Generalize-Ensemble Simulation”, J. Chem. Theory Comput. 6, 979 (2010).
  5. S. G. Itoh, A. Damjanović and B. R. Brooks, “pH Replica-Exchange Method Based on Discrete Protonation States”, Proteins 79, 3420 (2011).