MARINA SUEKAWA

Last Updated :2019/12/02

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life, ., Assistant Professor
Web Site
E-mail
msuekawahiroshima-u.ac.jp
Self-introduction
Stress response and stress tolerance in plants.

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2017/04/01, 2018/03/31, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Special Postdoctoral Researcher
  • 2018/04/01, 2019/03/31, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Biosphere Science, Assistant Professor

Educational Backgrounds

  • Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Biosphere Science , Japan, 2015/04, 2018/03
  • Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Biosphere Science , Japan, 2013/04, 2015/03
  • Hiroshima University, Faculty of Applied Biological Science, Japan, 2009/04, 2013/03

Academic Degrees

  • Hiroshima University
  • Hiroshima University

Educational Activity

  • 【Bachelor Degree Program】School of Applied Biological Science : Department of Applied Biological Science
  • 【Master's Program】Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life : Division of Integrated Sciences for Life : Program of Food and AgriLife Science
  • 【Doctoral Program】Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life : Division of Integrated Sciences for Life : Program of Food and AgriLife Science

In Charge of Primary Major Programs

  • Applied Molecular and Cellular Biology

Research Fields

  • Agricultural sciences;Agricultural chemistry;Applied biochemistry

Research Keywords

  • Plants, Stress response, Gene, Promoter,

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • Japanese Society of Plant Physiologists
  • The Japan Society for Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Agrochemistry (JSBBA)

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2019, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Laboratory Work in General Chemistry
  2. 2019, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Reading of Foreign Literature
  3. 2019, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Plant Molecular Biology
  4. 2019, Undergraduate Education, Academic Year, Graduation Thesis
  5. 2019, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Enzyme Protein Chemistry
  6. 2019, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Laboratory Work in Enzyme Chemistry

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Exogenous proline has favorable effects on growth and browning suppression in rice but not in tobacco., Plant physiology and biochemistry, 142, 1-7
  2. High levels of expression of multiple enzymes in the Smirnoff-Wheeler pathway are important for high accumulation of ascorbic acid in acerola fruits., Bioscience, biotechnology, and biochemistry, 25, 1-4
  3. Effect of mutation of C-terminal and heme binding region of Arabidopsis catalase on the import to peroxisomes, BIOSCIENCE BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY, 83(2), 322-325, 2019
  4. Two G-box–like elements essential to high gene expression of SlAKR4B in tomato leaves, Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry, 82(3), 425-432, 20180131
  5. Gene expression and promoter analysis of a novel tomato aldo-keto reductase in response to environmental stresses, Journal of Plant Physiology, 200(1), 35-44, 20160612

Publications such as books

  1. 2018, Ascorbic Acid in Plant Growth, Development and Stress Tolerance, Regulation of Ascorbic Acid Biosynthesis in Plants, Springer, 2018, E, 514
  2. 2018, Ascorbic Acid in Plant Growth, Development and Stress Tolerance, Physiological Role of Ascorbic Acid Recycling Enzymes in Plants, Springer, 2018, E, 514

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. The analysis of gene expression mechanism and physiological function of aldo-keto reductase in tomato., Suekawa M, Fujikawa Y and Esaka M, Taiwan-Japan Plant Biology 2017, 2017/11/05, Without Invitation, Japanese Society of Plant Physiologists, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan