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Villareal Myra Orlina

Affiliation
Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences
Official title
Associate Professor
Email
 
Office
Alliance for Research on North Africa (ARENA), Cooperative Research Bldg. A, Room 310
Phone
029-853-5793
Research fields
Cell biology
Research keywords
Food Functionality, Cell differentiation, Pigment cell research, MITF
Research projects
Induction of melanocyte stem cells differentiation ...2019-07 -- 2020-06Myra O. VillarealMishima Kaiun Memorial Foundation/1,000,000Yen
Career history
2018-11 -- (current)University of Tsukuba Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, Associate Professor
2018-04 -- 2018-10AIST, Tsukuba, Researcher
2014-02 -- 2018-03University of Tsukuba Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, Assistant Professor
2000 -- 2004Peter Paul Philippine Corporation, Quality Control Department, Quality Control Manager
2011-04 -- 2014-01University of Tsukuba, Alliance for Research on North Africa, Postdoc Researcher
2004 -- 2007Ateneo de Manila University, Biology Department, Instructor
Academic background
1996-06 -- 2000-11Graduate School, University of the Philippines Los Banos Dept. of Microbiology Master of Science in MicrobiologyGraduated
2008 -- 2011University of Tsukuba/Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences Biosphere Resource Science and Technology Ph.D.Graduated
Academic societies
-- (current)日本色素細胞学会
-- (current)Japanese Society for Pigment Cell Research (JSPCR)
-- (current)Philippine Society for Microbiology, Inc.
Honors & Awards
2016-06-17Teaching Mobility Program Scholarship (Erasmus Mundus)For research activities at the University of Montpellier
2007-04-02MEXT Ph.D. Fellowship at University of Tsukuba
2011-05-15Top 15 Poster AwardPoster Award
2013Excellent Poster AwardExcellent Poster Award
Articles
Books
  • Comparative genome plasticity of tomato and banana strains of Ralstonia solanacearum in the Philippines
    VILLAREAL MYRA ORLINA; Auncion K. Raymundo Myra Orlina-Vi...
    Bacterial wilt disease and the Ralstonia solanacearum species complex, 2005
  • Harnessing the Potential of North African and Mediterranean Bioresources for the Regulation of Signal Transduction in Melanogenesis and Cancer Cell Differentiation
    Villareal Myra Orlina
    Sustainable North African Society: Exploring Seeds and Resources for Innovation, 2014
  • Caffeic Acid and its Biological Effects on Brain Function.
    Villareal Myra Orlina; Sato Yuki; Isoda Hiroko
    Health Benefits Of Green Coffee Bean In Human, Taylor and Francis, 2016
Conference, etc.
  • 3,4,5-tri-O-caffeoylquinic acid as a potential candidate to induce hair growth and hair pigmentation
    Bejaoui Meriem; Orlina VILLAREAL Myra; Isoda Hiroko
    Tunisia-Japan Symposium on Science, Society and Technology (TJASSST 2017)/2017-11-24--2017-11-26
  • Melanogenesis Regulatory effect of argan (Argan spinosa) oil and by-products from argan fruit on melanogenesis in B16 murine melanoma cells
    Orlina VILLAREAL Myra; Isoda Hiroko
    Tunisia-Japan Symposium on Science, Society and Technology (TJASSST 2017, Gammarth, Tunisia),/2017-11-24--2017-11-26
  • Effect of certain byproducts of the Argan tree on hyper pigmentation of the skin
    Bourhim T. Makbal R. Hafidi A. Gadhi C.; Orlina VILLAREA...
    4th edition of the Argan International Congress/2017-11-20--2017-11-22
  • Molecular basis of the lightening effect on the skin of Argan oil and some by-products of the Argan
    Bourhim T. Makbal R. Hafidi A. Gadhi C.; VILLAREAL Myra O...
    1st International Symposium on the beneficial effects of Argan oil on human health/2017-05-04--2017-05-06
  • In vitro and in vivo Anti-Melanoma Effect of T. hirsuta Extract and Its Bioactive Component Daphnane Diterpenoid Gnidilatidin
    Orlina VILLAREAL Myra; Sato; Isoda Hiroko
    International Pigment Cell Conference/2017-08-26--2017-08-30
  • Anti-melanoma effects of natural products from olives (Olea europaea) in vitro
    Villareal Myra Orlina; Isoda Hiroko
    TJASSST 2015/2016-02
  • Oxidative-stress targeted anti-melanoma effects of Cymbopogon schoenanthus
    Myra O. Villareal; Sakura Maezono; Mai Maeda; Mohamed Nef...
    The 27th Annual Meeting of Japanese Association for Animal Cell Technology (JAACT2014 Kitakyushu)/2014-11-11--2014-11-14
  • Essential oil of Mediterranean Rosmarinus officinalis L. shows anti-stress effect by inducing neuronal differentiation
    Ayumi Ikeya; Junkyu Han; Myra O. Villareal; Mohamed Neffa...
    The 27th Annual Meeting of Japanese Association for Animal Cell Technology (JAACT2014 Kitakyushu)/2014-11-11--2014-11-14
  • Anti-allergy and melanogenesis regulatory effects of semi-arid and arid land plants
    Huichia CHAO; Konomi MURAKAMI; Hanen NAJJA; Hideko MOTOJI...
    Second International Conference on Arid Land Studies (ICAL2)/2014-09-10--2014-09-14
  • Diterpenoid Hirsein-A Activate Nuclear P38 Through GADD45b Upregulation: Possible Route For Induction Of Melanoma Cell
    M. Villareal; Isoda Hiroko
    XXII International Pigment Cell Conference (IPCC2014)/2014-09-04--2014-09-07
  • Suppressive effect of Caffeic acid and Caffeic Acid Phenethyl Ester on Oxidative Stress in B16 Mouse Melanoma and Human Epidermal Melanocytes
    Sakura Eri B. Maezono; Myra O. Villareal; Junkyu Han; Iso...
    The XXVIIth International Conference on Polyphenols & The 8th Tannin Conference (ICP2014 Nagoya)/2014-09-02--2014-09-06
  • The metabolism-enhancement effect of cyanidin-3-glucoside derived from black soybean in C2C12 myotubes
    Toshiya Matsukawa; Myra O. Villareal; Junkyu Han; Masaya ...
    The XXVIIth International Conference on Polyphenols & The 8th Tannin Conference (ICP2014 Nagoya)/2014-09-02--2014-09-06
  • Apigenin inhibits type I allergic reaction in RBL-2H3 cells through the mitogen-activated protein kinase pathway
    Hideko Motojima; Myra O. Villareal; Junkyu Han; Isoda Hiroko
    The XXVIIth International Conference on Polyphenols & The 8th Tannin Conference (ICP2014 Nagoya)/2014-09-02--2014-09-06
  • Inhibitory effect of caffeic acid and its derivative, caffeic acid phenethyl ester on oxidative stress in human epidermal melanocytes
    Maezono S.; Villareal M.O.; Han J.; Isoda Hiroko
    先導的研究者体験者プログラム(ARE)第3回リサーチフェスタ
  • Regulatory effect of terpene compounds on melanogenesis signal transduction pathways in B16 murine melanoma cells
    Villareal M.O.; Han J.; Shigemori H.; H. Isoda
    Annual meeting of Japan Society for Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Agrochemistry 2014/2014-03-28--2014-03-30
Teaching
2019-09 -- 2019-09Food Process EngineeringUniversity of Tsukuba.
2019-11 -- 2019-12Food FunctionalityUniversity of Tsukuba.
2019-05 -- 2019-05Molecular and Cellular Biology of Disease IUniversity of Tsukuba.
2019-04 -- 2019-08Seminar in Environmental Sciences 1S [Japanese]University of Tsukuba.
2019-10 -- 2020-03Life Science Innovation Doctor's Special Seminar I FallUniversity of Tsukuba.
2019-04 -- 2019-09Life Science Innovation Master's Special Research I SpringUniversity of Tsukuba.
2019-10 -- 2020-02Practices in Life Science InnovationUniversity of Tsukuba.
2019-04 -- 2019-08Practices in Life Science InnovationUniversity of Tsukuba.
2019-04 -- 2019-09Life Science Innovation Doctor's Special Seminar I SpringUniversity of Tsukuba.
2019-04 -- 2019-07Essential Experiments in Agrobiology and ForestryUniversity of Tsukuba.
Talks
  • Determination of the effect of argan oil and its by-products on melanogenesis in vitro
    Villareal Myra Orlina
    International symposium on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (SIPAM),/2017-03-16--2017-03-18

(Last updated: 2019-07-10)