MasaokiTsudzuki

Last Updated :2019/10/11

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life, ., Professor
E-mail
tsudzukihiroshima-u.ac.jp
Other Contact Details
1-4-4,Kagamiyama,Higashi-Hiroshima Graduate School of Biosphere Science, Japan
TEL : (+81)82-424-7950 FAX : (+81)82-424-7950

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2006/04/01, Hiroshima University, Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation , Professor
  • 2004/10/01, 2019/03/31, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Biosphere Science, Professor
  • 2002/04/01, 2004/09/30, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Biosphere Science, Associate Professor
  • 1996/04/01, 2002/03/31, Hiroshima University, Faculty of Applied Biological Science, Associate Professor
  • 1990/04/01, 1996/03/31, Osaka Prefecture University, Research Associate
  • 1989/04/01, 1990/03/31, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Special Postdoctoral Researcher

Educational Backgrounds

  • Nagoya University, Graduate School, Division of Agriculture, Animal Science, Japan, 1985/04, 1988/03
  • Nagoya University, Graduate School of Agriculture, Animal Science, Japan, 1983/.4, 1985/.3
  • Nagoya University, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Animal Science, Japan, 1977/04, 1983/03

Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D. in Agriculture, Nagoya University
  • Master of Agriculture, Nagoya 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 Bioresource Science
  • 【Master's Program】Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life : Division of Integrated Sciences for Life : Program of Biomedical Science
  • 【Doctoral Program】Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life : Division of Integrated Sciences for Life : Program of Bioresource Science
  • 【Doctoral Program】Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life : Division of Integrated Sciences for Life : Program of Biomedical Science

In Charge of Primary Major Programs

  • Animal Science

Research Fields

  • Agricultural sciences;Animal life science;Animal production science

Research Keywords

  • mutation
  • QTL analysis
  • genetic relationship
  • chickens
  • economic trait
  • breed
  • Quail
  • chicken

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • *, 1983
  • *, 1983
  • Japanese Society of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 2001/11
  • *, 1996
  • *, 1983
  • *, 1996

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2019, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Laboratory Work in General Biology II
  2. 2019, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Genetics
  3. 2019, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Introduction to Biological Science of Animal Production and Fishery
  4. 2019, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Animal Breeding and Genetics
  5. 2019, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Practice for Animal Breeding and Genetics
  6. 2019, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Seminar in Dairy Field Science
  7. 2019, Undergraduate Education, Academic Year, Graduation Thesis
  8. 2019, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Animal Pharmacology I
  9. 2019, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Animal Pharmacology II
  10. 2019, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Animal Pharmacology III
  11. 2019, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Laboratory Animal Science
  12. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Science Seminar (A)
  13. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Science Seminar (A)
  14. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Science Seminar (B)
  15. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Science Seminar (B)
  16. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Animal Breeding
  17. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Writing exercise for reports
  18. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Research for Academic Degree Dissertation
  19. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Special Lectures in Integrated Sciences for Life
  20. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Research for Academic Degree Dissertation in Bioresource Science
  21. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Exercises in Animal Science(B)
  22. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Exercises in Animal Science(B)
  23. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , OutOfTerm(1st), Practice in Animal Science
  24. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Practice in Experimental Techniques (A)
  25. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Student-Organized Seminar (A)
  26. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Presentation (A)
  27. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Technical Writing (A)
  28. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Technical Writing (A)
  29. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Domestic Internship (A)
  30. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, International Internship (A)
  31. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Practice in Experimental Techniques (B)
  32. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Practice in Experimental Techniques (B)
  33. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Student-Organized Seminar (B)
  34. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Student-Organized Seminar (B)
  35. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Presentation (B)
  36. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Presentation (B)
  37. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Domestic Internship (B)
  38. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Domestic Internship (B)
  39. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, International Internship (B)
  40. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, International Internship (B)
  41. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Exercises in Bioresource Science A
  42. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Exercises in Bioresource Science A
  43. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Exercises in Bioresource ScienceB
  44. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Exercises in Bioresource ScienceB
  45. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Animal Production Science I
  46. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Animal Production Science II
  47. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Interdisciplinary Seminar B
  48. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Biomedical Science Seminar A
  49. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Introduction to Disease Models
  50. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 3Term, Biomedical Science Seminar C
  51. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Animal Resources
  52. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Seminar on Animal Reproduction
  53. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Seminar on Animal Reproduction I
  54. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Seminar on Animal Reproduction II
  55. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Seminar on Animal Reproduction
  56. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Seminar on Animal Reproduction I
  57. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Seminar on Animal Reproduction II

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Fawn-2: a dominant plumage color mutation in Japanese quail, J Hered, 87, 248-252, 19960401
  2. Brown: a plumage color mutation in Chinese painted quail (Excalfactoria chinensis), J Hered, 86, 307-309, 19950401
  3. Light down lethal: a new autosomal recessive down color mutation of Japanese quail, J Hered, 86, 305-307, 19950401
  4. Light gray: a plumage color mutation of Chinese painted quail (Excalfactoria chinensis), J Hered, 86, 68-70, 19950401
  5. New findings in the stumpy-limb mutation of Japanese quail, J Hered, 86, 66-68, 19950401
  6. Excalfactoria quail as a new laboratory research animal, Poultry Sci., 73, 763-768, 19940401
  7. Orange: a plumage color mutation accompanied by semi-lethality in Japanese quail, J Hered, 85, 54-56, 19940401
  8. Allelism of panda and dotted white plumage genes in Japanese quail, J Hered, 84, 225-229, 19930401
  9. Light down: dominant plumage color mutation with homozygous lethality in Japanese quail, J Hered, 84, 222-225, 19930401
  10. Celadon: an eggshell color mutation in Japanese quail, J Hered, 84, 145-147, 19930401
  11. External and internal abnormalities exhibited by the crossbreds between the ear-tuft (hfd) and throat-tuft (hfdTt) mutants of Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica), Jpn. Poult. Sci., 28, 131-141, 19910401
  12. A nucleotide substitution responsible for the tawny coat color mutation carried by the MSKR inbred strain of mice., J Hered, 96(1), 145-149, 20050401
  13. Characteristics of Egg-related Traits in the Onagadori (Japanese Extremely Long Tail) Breed of Chickens, JOURNAL OF POULTRY SCIENCE, 52(2), 81-87, 2015
  14. Genetic Differentiation among Populations of the Kurokashiwa Breed of Indigenous Japanese Chickens Assessed by Microsatellite DNA Polymorphisms, JOURNAL OF POULTRY SCIENCE, 52(2), 88-93, 2015
  15. Endothelin Receptor B2 (EDNRB2) Is Responsible for the Tyrosinase-Independent Recessive White (mo(w)) and Mottled (mo) Plumage Phenotypes in the Chicken, PLOS ONE, 9(1), 20140123
  16. Quantitative Trait Loci Mapping for External Egg Traits in F-2 Chickens, JOURNAL OF POULTRY SCIENCE, 51(2), 118-129, 2014
  17. Comparison of microsatellite variations between Red Junglefowl and a commercial chicken gene pool, POULTRY SCIENCE, 93(2), 318-325, 2014
  18. Chromosome size-correlated and chromosome size-uncorrelated homogenization of centromeric repetitive sequences in New World quails, CHROMOSOME RESEARCH, 22(1), 15-34, 2014
  19. Identification of a feather beta-keratin gene exclusively expressed in pennaceous barbule cells of contour feathers in chicken, GENE, 542(1), 23-28, 20140525
  20. Mapping of Main-Effect and Epistatic Quantitative Trait Loci for Internal Egg Traits in an F-2 Resource Population of Chickens, JOURNAL OF POULTRY SCIENCE, 51(4), 375-386, 2014
  21. Genetic Diversity and Structure of the Ryujin-Jidori, a Critically Endangered Native Japanese Chicken Breed, Based on Microsatellite DNA Analysis, JOURNAL OF POULTRY SCIENCE, 51(4), 387-391, 2014
  22. Time-dependent changes in the genetic diversity and structure of the Onagadori breed of chickens based on microsatellite DNA polymorphisms, JOURNAL OF POULTRY SCIENCE, 51(3), 262-269, 2014
  23. Dominant viable dilution - A novel plumage color mutation in Japanese quail, Proceedings of the 10th Asian Pacific Poultry Conference, CD VERSION, 2014
  24. A genetically female brain is required for a regular reproductive cycle in chicken brain chimeras, NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, 4, 42748
  25. QTL Mapping for Meat Color Traits Using the F-2 Intercross between the Oh-Shamo (Japanese Large Game) and White Leghorn Chickens, JOURNAL OF POULTRY SCIENCE, 50(3), 198-205, 42929
  26. Age-Dependent Change of Tonic Immobility Response in Chicks of a Native Japanese Chicken breed, Tosa-Jidori, JOURNAL OF POULTRY SCIENCE, 50(4), 321-325, 43021
  27. Genetic characterization and conservation priorities of chicken lines, POULTRY SCIENCE, 92(11), 2860-2865, 43052
  28. Genetic structure and differentiation of the Japanese extremely long-tailed chicken breed (Onagadori), associated with plumage colour variation: suggestions for its management and conservation, ANIMAL GENETICS, 40(6), 989-992, 2009
  29. Mutations of Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) and recent advances of molecular genetics for this species, JOURNAL OF POULTRY SCIENCE, 45(3), 159-179, 2008
  30. Evaluation of a reduction in the effective population size for a rare Japanese native chicken breed, the Kurekodori, ANIMAL GENETICS, 39(4), 457-458, 2008
  31. High accuracy of genetic discrimination among chicken lines obtained through an individual assignment test, ANIMAL GENETICS, 39(5), 567-571, 2008
  32. Identification of quantitative trait loci affecting shank length, body weight and carcass weight from the Japanese cockfighting chicken breed, Oh-Shamo (Japanese Large Game), CYTOGENETIC AND GENOME RESEARCH, 117(42739), 288-295, 2007
  33. Assessing genetic diversity and population structure for commercial chicken lines based on forty Microsatellite analyses, POULTRY SCIENCE, 86(11), 2301-2308, 2007
  34. Microsatellite marker analysis for the genetic relationships among Japanese long-tailed chicken breeds., Poultry Science, 86(3), 460-469, 20070301
  35. Assessing genetic diversity and population structure for commercial chicken lines based on 40 microsatellite analysis, Poultry Science, 86(11), 2301-2308, 20071101
  36. Microsatellite marker analysis for the genetic relationships among Japanese long-tailed chicken breeds, Poultry Science, 86(3), 460-469, 20070201
  37. Identification of quantitative trait loci affecting shank length, body weight and carcass weight from the Japanese cockfighting chicken breed, Oh-Shamo (Japanese Large Game), Cytogenetic and Genome Research, 117, 288-295, 20071015
  38. High genetic divergence in miniature variants of Japanese native chickens by comparison with Red Junglefowl revealed by microsatellite analysis, Animal Genetics, IN PRESS, 20071201
  39. Genetic analyses for the white-tailed character of the Chabo (Japanese Bantam)., J Poult Sci, 43, 104-108, 20060401
  40. Molecular cytogenetic analysis of repetitive DNA sequences constituting centromeric heterochromatin in Old World quails and New World quails, GENES & GENETIC SYSTEMS, 88(6), 389-389, 2013
  41. An ELISA for quantifying quail IgY and characterizing maternal IgY transfer to egg yolk in several quail strains, VETERINARY IMMUNOLOGY AND IMMUNOPATHOLOGY, 175, 16-23, 2016
  42. Genetic Mapping of Quantitative Trait Loci for Egg Production and Egg Quality Traits in Chickens: a Review, JOURNAL OF POULTRY SCIENCE, 54(1), 1-12, 2017
  43. Inactivation of sonic headgehog signaling and polydactyly in limbs of Hereditary Multiple Malformation, a novel type of Talpid mutant, Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology, 4, 2016
  44. Identification of TENP as the gene encoding chicken egg white ovoglobulin G2 and demonstration of its high genetic variability in chickens, PLOS ONE, 11(7), 2016
  45. Screening of the Behavioral Tests for Monitoring Agonistic Behavior of Layer Chicks, JOURNAL OF POULTRY SCIENCE, 54(4), 296-302, 201710
  46. Endogenous viral gene ev21 is not responsible for the expression of late feathering in chickens, POULTRY SCIENCE, 97(2), 403-411, 201802
  47. Female Japanese quail visually differentiate testosterone-dependent male attractiveness for mating preferences, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 8, 20180703

Publications such as books

  1. 2003/04, Japanese Native Chickens. In: The relationship between indigenous animals and humans in APEC region., The Chinese Society of Animal Science, 2003, 4, 9573020726, 186

Awards

  1. 2014年09月28日, The Journal of Poultry Science, Outstanding Paper Award, 日本家禽学会会長