Last Updated :2024/05/07

Affiliations, Positions
Hiroshima University
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Basic Information

Academic Degrees

  • The University of Tokyo
  • The University of Tokyo

In Charge of Primary Major Programs

  • Biotechnology

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • The Botanical Society of Japan
  • The Japanese Society of Plant Physiologist
  • The RNA Society of Japan

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Ethics and regulations in natural science research
  2. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Basic Experiments in Chemistry
  3. 2024, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Training of Biotechnology I
  4. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Year, Graduation Thesis
  5. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Seminar in Biotechnology
  6. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Exercises in Biotechnology A
  7. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Exercises in Biotechnology A
  8. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Exercises in Biotechnology B
  9. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Exercises in Biotechnology B
  10. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Research for Academic Degree Dissertation in Biotechnology

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Peptide signaling through leucine-rich repeat receptor kinases: insight into land plant evolution, NEW PHYTOLOGIST, 238(3), 977-982, 202305
  2. A rapid method for detection of the root-knot nematode resistance gene, Mi-1.2, in tomato cultivars, PLANT BIOTECHNOLOGY, 40(1), 105-108, 202303
  3. Solanum lycopersicum CLASS-II KNOX genes regulate fruit anatomy via gibberellin-dependent and independent pathways, Journal of Experimental Botany, 74(3), 848-863, 202302
  4. CLASS-II KNOX genes coordinate spatial and temporal ripening in tomato, Plant Physiology, 190(1), 657-668, 20220615
  5. Evolving research into CLE peptide signaling opens new doors to exploring land plant diversity., Regul. Plant Growth Dev., 56, 85-91, 202112
  6. Control of Fusarium and nematodes by entomopathogenic fungi for organic production of Zingiber officinale., Journal of Natural Medicines, 76(1), 291-297, 20211005
  7. ★, The sequenced genomes of non-flowering land plants reveal the innovative evolutionary history of peptide signaling., The Plant Cell, 20210707
  8. Method for Analyzing an Infection Process of Plant-parasitic Nematodes Using a Microfluidic Device, IEEJ Transactions on Sensors and Micromachines, 141(5), 141-146, 20210501
  9. Database mining of plant peptide homologues., Plant biotechnology (Tokyo, Japan), 38(1), 137-143, 20210325
  10. ★, Insight into early diversification of leucine-rich repeat receptor-like kinases provided by the sequenced moss and hornwort genomes, Plant Molecular Biology, 107(4-5), 337-353, 20210103
  11. ★, The RGF/GLV/CLEL Family of Short Peptides Evolved Through Lineage-Specific Losses and Diversification and Yet Conserves Its Signaling Role Between Vascular Plants and Bryophytes., Frontiers in Plant Science, 12, 703012-703012, 2021
  12. 3D Body Evolution: Adding a New Dimension to Colonize the Land., Current biology : CB, 28(15), R838-R840, 201808
  13. Active suppression of a leaf meristem orchestrates determinate leaf growth., eLife, 5, pii: e15023., 201610
  14. Evolution in the Cycles of Life., Annual review of genetics, 50, 133-154, 201609
  15. The evolution of TALE homeobox transcription factors contributes to the increase in the complexity of the diploid body plan in land plants, BSJ-Review, 7B, 66-77, 2016
  16. Antagonistic roles for KNOX1 and KNOX2 genes in patterning the land plant body plan following an ancient gene duplication., PLoS genetics, 11, e1004980, 201502
  17. Evolution of the class IV HD-zip gene family in streptophytes., Molecular biology and evolution, 30, 2347-2365, 201307
  18. Characterization of EMU, the Arabidopsis homolog of the yeast THO complex member HPR1., RNA (New York, N.Y.), 16, 1809-1817, 201007
  19. A novel mutation in KNOPF uncovers the role of alpha-glucosidase I during post-embryonic development in Arabidopsis thaliana., FEBS letters, 582, 2237-2241, 200805
  20. The Arabidopsis OBERON1 and OBERON2 genes encode plant homeodomain finger proteins and are required for apical meristem maintenance., Development (Cambridge, England), 135, 1751-1759, 200804