MEI MATSUZAKI

Last Updated :2020/07/01

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life, Assistant Professor
E-mail
meimatsuhiroshima-u.ac.jp

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2016/04, 2017/03, Gifu University, JSPS Research Fellow (DC)
  • 2017/04, 2018/03, Gifu University, JSPS Research Fellow (PD)
  • 2018/04, 2019/03, Shizuoka University, Science Researcher

Academic Degrees

  • Shizuoka University
  • Gifu University

Research Fields

  • Agricultural sciences;Animal life science;Animal production science

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2020, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, Life, food, and environmental sciences
  2. 2020, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Life, food, and environmental sciences
  3. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Introduction to Applied Biological Sciences
  4. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Laboratory Work in General Biology I
  5. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Reading of Foreign Literature
  6. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Introduction to Applied Biological Science I
  7. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Laboratory Work in Molecular Agro-life ScienceIII
  8. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Animal Cell Technology
  9. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Bio-Analytical Science
  10. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Reading of Foreign Literature in Molecular Agro-Life Science
  11. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Animal Life Science II
  12. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Exercises in Food andAgriLife Science A
  13. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Exercises in Food andAgriLife Science A
  14. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Exercises in Food andAgriLife Science B
  15. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Exercises in Food andAgriLife Science B

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Expression of transferrin and albumin in the sperm-storage tubules in Japanese quail: Possible involvement in long-term sperm storage., Journal of Poultry Science, 57(1), 88-96, 2020
  2. Female Japanese quail visually differentiate testosterone-dependent male attractiveness for mating preferences, Scientific Reports, 8(1), 10012, 2018
  3. Effects of a protein kinase inhibitor on sperm motility in the Japanese quail, Journal of Poultry Science, 54(1), 73-79, 2017
  4. Egg envelope glycoprotein ZP1 and ZP3 mediates sperm-egg interaction in the Japanese quail, Journal of Poultry Science, 54(1), 80-86, 2017
  5. Expression of prolactin receptor on the surface of quail spermatozoa, Journal of Poultry Science, 53(2), 157-164, 2016
  6. Lactic acid is a sperm motility inactivation factor in the sperm storage tubules, Scientific Reports, 5, 17643, 2015
  7. A unique mechanism of successful fertilization in a domestic bird, Scientific Reports, 5, 7700, 2015
  8. Sperm activation by heat shock protein 70 supports the migration of sperm released from sperm storage tubules in Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica), Reproduction, 147(2), 167-178, 2013
  9. Sperm-egg interaction during fertilization in birds, Journal of Poultry Science, 53(3), 173-180, 2016
  10. Sperm storage in the female reproductive tract in birds, Journal of Reproduction and Development, 59(4), 334-338, 2013

Publications such as books

  1. Reproductive and Developmental Strategies: the Continuity of Life, Postcopulatory reproductive strategies in spermatozoa, Springer, 2018, 2018, Matsuzaki, M., Sasanami, T., Iwata, Y., Hirohashi, N.
  2. Avian reproduction: From behavior to molecules, Sperm storage in the female reproductive tract - A conserved reproductive strategy for better fertilization success, Springer, 2017, Matsuzaki, M., Sasanami, T.
  3. Avian and reptilian development biology methods and protocols, Handling of gametes for in vitro insemination in birds, Springer, 2017, Mizushima, S., Matsuzaki, M., Sasanami, T.
  4. Sexual Reproduction in Animals and Plants, Specific mechanism of sperm storage in avian oviducts, Springer, 2014, Matsuzaki, M., Hiyama, G., Mizushima, S., Shiba, K., Inaba, K., Sasanami, T., 23-29