TAKAHIRO NII

Last Updated :2020/10/16

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life, Assistant Professor
Web Site
E-mail
taniihiroshima-u.ac.jp
Other Contact Details
1-4-4, Kagamiyama, Higashi-Hiroshima, Japan
TEL : (+81)82-424-4147 FAX : (+81)82-424-7958

Basic Information

Educational Backgrounds

  • Nippon Veterinary and Life Science University, Faculty of Applied Life Science, B.Sc. Agriculture, 2006/04/01, 2010/03/11
  • Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Biosphere Science, Department of Bioresource Science, M.Sc. Agriculture, 2010/04/01, 2012/03/23
  • Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Biosphere Science, Department of Bioresource Science, Ph.D. Agriculture, 2012/04/01, 2015/03/23

Academic Degrees

  • Hiroshima University
  • Hiroshima University

Research Fields

  • Agricultural sciences;Animal life science;Animal production science

Research Keywords

  • Avian
  • mucosal immunity
  • digestive tract
  • cellular immunity
  • reproductive organ
  • egg laying function
  • probiotics

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • Japan Poultry Science Association
  • Japanese Society of Animal Science
  • Kansai Animal Science Society
  • Poultry Science Association (USA)

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Laboratory Work in General Biology II
  2. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Research Front of Applied Biological Science
  3. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Laboratory Work in Animal Functional Anatomy
  4. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Academic Year, Graduation Thesis
  5. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Laboratory and Field Works in Animal Production I
  6. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, (AIMS) Introductory Physiology of Domestic Animals
  7. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Introductory Physiology of Domestic Animals
  8. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Animal Production Science I
  9. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Animal Production Science II

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Effects of avian infectious bronchitis Newcastle disease and Mareks disease vaccinations on the expression of Toll like receptors and avian beta-defensins in the kidneys of broiler chicks., Poultry Science
  2. Seasonal variations in the concentration of antimicrobial components in milk of dairy cows., Animal Science Journal, 91(1), e13427
  3. Effect of antibiotic treatment on microbial composition and expression of antimicrobial peptides and cytokines in the chick cecum, POULTRY SCIENCE, 99(7), 3385-3392, 202007
  4. Effect of oral administration of colostrum whey to peripartum goat on antimicrobial peptides in postpartum milk., Animal Science Journal, 91(1), e13365
  5. Effects of probiotics Lactobacillus reuteri and Clostridium butyricum on the expression of toll-like receptors, pro- and anti-inflammatory cytokines, and antimicrobial peptides in broiler chick intestine., Journal of Poultry Science
  6. Effects of Toll-like Receptor Ligands on the Expression of Proinflammatory Cytokines and Avian beta-defensins in Cultured Chick Intestine, JOURNAL OF POULTRY SCIENCE, 57(3), 210-222, 202007
  7. ★, Lactobacillus reuteri Enhances the Mucosal Barrier Function against Heat-killed Salmonella Typhimurium in the Intestine of Broiler Chicks, JOURNAL OF POULTRY SCIENCE, 57(2), 148-159, 202004
  8. ★, Intestinal inflammation induced by dextran sodium sulphate causes liver inflammation and lipid metabolism disfunction in laying hens, POULTRY SCIENCE, 99(3), 1663-1677, 202003
  9. ★, Effects of Oral Administration of Lactobacillus reuteri on Mucosal Barrier Function in the Digestive Tract of Broiler Chicks, JOURNAL OF POULTRY SCIENCE, 57(1), 67-76, 202001
  10. Effects of intrauterine infusion of bacterial lipopolysaccharides on the mammary gland inflammatory response in goats, VETERINARY IMMUNOLOGY AND IMMUNOPATHOLOGY, 219, 202001
  11. ★, Effects of lipopolysaccharide on the expression of proinflammatory cytokines and chemokines and the subsequent recruitment of immunocompetent cells in the oviduct of laying and molting hens., Poultry Science, 90(2), 2332-2341, 2011
  12. Effects of the routine multiple vaccinations on the expression of innate immune molecules and induction of histone modification in ovarian cells of layer chicks, POULTRY SCIENCE, 98(10), 5127-5136, 201910
  13. Effects of Salmonella enteritidis Vaccination on the Expression of Innate Immune Molecules and Histone Modifications in the Follicular Theca of Laying Hens, JOURNAL OF POULTRY SCIENCE, 56(4), 298-307, 201910
  14. Age-related modulation of the isthmic and uterine mucosal innate immune defense system in laying hens, POULTRY SCIENCE, 98(7), 3022-3028, 201907
  15. ★, Lactobacillus reuteri enhances the mucosal barrier function against heat killed Salmonella Typhimurium stimulation in the intestine of broiler chicks., Journal of Poultry Science
  16. ★, Effects of oral administration of lactobacillus reuteri on mucosal barrier function in the digestive tract of broiler chicks., Journal of Poultry Science
  17. Short communication: Production of antimicrobial peptide S100A8 in the goat mammary gland and effect of intramammary infusion of lipopolysaccharide on S100A8 concentration in milk, JOURNAL OF DAIRY SCIENCE, 102(5), 4674-4681, 201905
  18. Investigation of the binding of goat cathelicidin-7 to lipopolysaccharide and leucocidal suppression of pro-inflammatory cytokines, SMALL RUMINANT RESEARCH, 168, 101-106, 201811
  19. Expression of pro- and anti-inflammatory cytokines and chemokines during the ovulatory cycle and effects of aging on their expression in the uterine mucosa of laying hens, CYTOKINE, 111, 303-308, 201811
  20. Changes in the expression of avian β-defensin (AvBDs) and proinflammatory cytokines and localization of AvBD2 in the intestine of broiler embryos and chicks during their growth., Journal of Poultry Science, 2018
  21. Effects of TLR ligands on the expression of cytokines and possible role of NFκB in its process in the theca of chicken follicles., Journal of Poultry Science, 2018
  22. ★, Effects of interleukin-1 beta and -6 on the expression of ion transporters for mineralization of eggshell in cultured uterine mucosal tissue of hen, The Journal of Poultry Science, 2018
  23. Innate antiviral immune response against infectious bronchitis virus and involvement of prostaglandin E2 in the uterine mucosa of laying hens, THERIOGENOLOGY, 110, 122-129, APR 1 2018
  24. Changes in plasma concentrations of S100A7 and S100A8 in dairy cows during pregnancy., Reproduction in Domestic Animals, 1-3, 2018
  25. Modulatory roles of proinflammatory cytokines on the expression of cathelicidins in the lower regions of the oviduct of laying hens, Cytokine, 99, 66-72, 2017
  26. ★, The effect of estrogen on the early cytotoxic response to IB virus infection in hen oviduct, Veterinary Immunology and Immuno pathology, 164(42737), 56-66, 2015
  27. Innate immune functions in hen reproductive organs, Avian Biology Research, 7(1), 39-47, 2014
  28. ★, Effects of avian infectious bronchitis virus antigen on eggshell formation and immunoreaction in hen oviduct, Theriogenology, 81(8), 1129-1138, 2014
  29. ★, Effects of repeated lipopolysaccharide stimulation on the development of antigen-presenting cells and T cells pool in hen vagina, Journal of Poultry Science, 50(1), 83-89, 2013
  30. Expression of Toll-like receptors and effects of lipopolysaccharide on the expression of proinflammatory cytokines and chemokine in the testis and epididymis of roosters., Poultry Science, 91(8), 1997-2003, 2012

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Effects of the Probiotics on the Mucosal Barrier Function of the Gastrointestinal Tract of Broiler Chicks., Nii T, Isobe N, Yoshimura Y, 11th Asia Pacific Poultry Conference, 2018/03/25, Without Invitation, English, A Royal Meridien Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand

Awards

  1. 2015, THE 2015 AWARDS OF THE DIMITRIS N. CHORAFAS FOUNDATION, DIMITRIS N. CHORAFAS FOUNDATION
  2. 2014, Excellent Student Scholarship in Hiroshima University (2014), Hiroshima University
  3. 2014, Presentation Award of Kansai Animal Science Society, Kansai Animal Science Society
  4. 2013, Excellent Student Scholarship in Hiroshima University (2013), Hiroshima University
  5. 2013, Presentation Award of Japan Poultry Science Association, Japan Poultry Science Association
  6. 2011, Excellent Student Scholarship in Hiroshima University (2011), Hiroshima university
  7. 2010, Incentive Award for Young Investigators of the Annual Meeting of Japanese Avian Endocrinology Society, Japanese Avian Endocrinology Society

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. KAKENHI(Grant-in-Aid for Early-Career Scientists), 2018, 2020
  2. KAKENHI(Grant-in-Aid for Research Activity Start-up), 2017, 2018
  3. JSPS Research Fellowship for Young Scientists DC2, 2013/04/01, 2015/03/31

Social Activities

History as Committee Members

  1. Reviewer Board, 2020/05, Biology — Open Access Journal
  2. Editorial Board, 2020/04, Japan Poultry Science Association