masaki shimamura

Last Updated :2024/07/03

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life, Associate Professor
E-mail
mshimahiroshima-u.ac.jp
Self-introduction
Masaki Shimamura Ph D. Hiroshima Univ.

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2003/04/01, 2006/03/31, Research Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth, Researcher
  • 2006/04/01, 2007/03/31, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Science, Research Associate
  • 2007/04/01, 2014/03/31, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Science, Assistant Professor
  • 2014/04/01, 2019/03/31, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Science, Associate Professor

Educational Backgrounds

  • Hiroshima University, Japan, 1997/04, 2000/03
  • Hiroshima University, Japan, 1995/04, 1997/03
  • Hiroshima University, Japan, 1991/04, 1995/03

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Science, Hiroshima University
  • Master of Science, Hiroshima University

Educational Activity

  • [Bachelor Degree Program] School of Science : Biological Sciences : Biology
  • [Master's Program] Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life : Division of Integrated Sciences for Life : Program of Basic Biology
  • [Doctoral Program] Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life : Division of Integrated Sciences for Life : Program of Basic Biology

In Charge of Primary Major Programs

  • Biology

Research Fields

  • Biology;Basic biology;Morphology / Structure
  • Biology;Basic biology;Biodiversity / Systematics

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, Introduction to Biology
  2. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students
  3. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Advanced Biology
  4. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Basic Biological Science A
  5. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Seminar for Plant Taxonomy and Ecology
  6. 2024, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Special Study for Graduation
  7. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Special Study for Graduation
  8. 2024, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Practice for Fundamental Biology I
  9. 2024, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Practice for Fundamental Biology III
  10. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practice for Fundamental Biology IV
  11. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Plant Taxonomy
  12. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Laboratory Work in Biology A
  13. 2024, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 1Term, Research Plans in Life Science
  14. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Seminar for Advanced Research in Basic Biology A
  15. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Seminar for Advanced Research in Basic Biology B
  16. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Research for Academic Degree Dissertation in Basic Biology
  17. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Cellular life science
  18. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Seminar for Advanced Research in Basic Biology C
  19. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Seminar for Advanced Research in Basic Biology D
  20. 2024, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 2Term, Seminar for Advanced Research in Basic Biology E
  21. 2024, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 3Term, Seminar for Advanced Research in Basic Biology F
  22. 2024, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Academic Year, Research for Academic Degree Dissertation in Integrated Life Sciences

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. An ancestral function of strigolactones as symbiotic rhizosphere signals, NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, 13(1), 20220708
  2. Taxonomic reevaluation of the Japanese Marchantia taxa belonging to sect. Papillatae of subg. Chlamidium (Marchantiaceae), BRYOLOGIST, 125(1), 135-147, 2022
  3. Origins and evolution of the dual functions of strigolactones as rhizosphere signaling molecules and plant hormones, CURRENT OPINION IN PLANT BIOLOGY, 65, 202202
  4. Phylogenetic and morphological reevaluation of Leucobryum boninense (Leucobryaceae), endemic to the Bonin Islands, BRYOLOGIST, 111(2), 260-270, 200805
  5. Diversity in meiotic spindle origin and determination of cytokinetic planes in sporogenesis of complex thalloid liverworts (Marchantiopsida), JOURNAL OF PLANT RESEARCH, 123(4), 589-605, 201007
  6. A plastidial sodium-dependent pyruvate transporter., Nature, 476(7361), 472-U131, 2011
  7. Developmental investigation on the gametophyte of Apotreubia nana (Treubiaceae, Hepaticae), HIKOBIA, 14(1), 107-112, 20031201
  8. Meiotic cytokinetic apparatus in the formation of the linear spore tetrads ofConocephalum japonicum (Bryophyta), Planta, 20, 604-610, 19980401
  9. Occurrence of monoplastidic sporocytes and quadripolar microtuble system in Marchantiales (Bryophyta; Marchantiidae), HIKOBIA, 13(3), 551-562, 20011201
  10. A review of the occurrence of monoplastidic meiosis in liverworts, Journal of the Hattori Botanical Laboratory, 94, xxx-xxx, 20030601
  11. Monoplastidic meiosis in Dumortiera hirsuta (Bryophyta; Marchantiales), Journal of the Hattori Botanical Laboratory, 88, 267-270, 20000401
  12. Behavior of plastid and plastid DNA during spermiogenesis in Dumortiera hirsuta, Bryological Research, 7(7), 201-204, 19990501
  13. New records of 19 mosses from Xinjiang, China, Hikobia, 15(1), 87-97, 20071201
  14. Sporophyte anatomy of Blasia pusilla (Blasiles, Blasiaceae)., HIKOBIA, 14(4), 399-402, 20060710
  15. Transformation of poplar (Populus alba) plastids and expression of foreign proteins in tree chloroplasts., Transgenic Research, 15(5), 637-646, 20061001
  16. A strategy for desert afforestation using plastid transformation technique for CO2 sequestration., Journal of Arid Land Studies, 15(5), 505-506, 20060401
  17. Morphological and molecular analyses to solve a taxonomical controversy of Leucobryum juniperoideum (Brid.) Mull.Hal. and L humillimum Cardot (Leucobryaceae, Musci) in Japan., HIKOBIA, 14(4), 387-398, 20060910
  18. Systematic position of the enigmatic liverwort Mizutania (Mizutaniaceae, Marchantiophyta) inferred from molecular phylogenetic analyses, TAXON, 59(2), 448-458, 20100401
  19. gamma-tubulin in basal land plants: Characterization, localization, and implication in the evolution of acentriolar microtubule organizing centers, PLANT CELL, 16(1), 45-59, 200401
  20. Systematic position of the enigmatic liverwort Mizutania (Mizutaniaceae, Marchantiophyta) inferred from molecular phylogenetic analyses, TAXON, 59(2), 448-458, 201004
  21. Evolution of apolar sporocytes in marchantialean liverworts: implications from molecular phylogeny., Journal of plant research, 125(2), 197-206, 2012
  22. Essential Role of the E3 Ubiquitin Ligase NOPPERABO1 in Schizogenous Intercellular Space Formation in the Liverwort Marchantia polymorpha, PLANT CELL, 25(10), 4075-4084, 201310
  23. Spores of relictual bryophytes: Diverse adaptations to life on land, REVIEW OF PALAEOBOTANY AND PALYNOLOGY, 216, 1-17, 201505
  24. Abnormal proliferous archegoniophore of Marchantia polymorpha subsp. ruderalis, Hikobia, 16(16), 499-500, 2014
  25. Heteroscyphus inflatus (Steph.) S.C.Srivast. & A.Srivast. new to Japan, Bryological Research, 11(11), 31-36, 2014
  26. Airborne sperm of Conocephalum conicum (Conocephalaceae), JOURNAL OF PLANT RESEARCH, 121(1), 69-71, 2008
  27. NOVEL MICROTUBULE BANDS THAT PREDICT MEIOTIC DIVISION SITES OF BRYOPHYTES, Plant and cell physiology, 41(0), 2000
  28. On the branch primordia structure in the basal pleurocarpous mosses (Bryophyta)., Arctoa, 21, 221-236, 2012
  29. A hepatic species of Sphaerocarpos (Sphaerocarpaceae) newly found in Japan., Bryological Research, 10, 245-249, 2012
  30. Gemmae of Apotreubia nana (S. Hatt. & Inoue) S. Hatt. & Mizut., Bryological Research, 10, 13-14, 2010
  31. Sporophyte anatomy of Megaceros flagellaris (Dendrocerotaceae)., Hikobia, 15, 261-269, 2009
  32. etraphis pellucida var. trachypoda found in Japan., Hikobia, 15, 239-242, 2008
  33. An observation method for airborne sperm of Conocephalum conicum, Bryological Research, 9, 300-301, 2008
  34. Sporophyte anatomy of Oedipodium griffithianum (Oedipodiaceae)., Bryology in the New Millennium, 309-316, 2008
  35. Transient gene expression in guard cell chloroplasts of tobacco using ArF excimer laser microabration, J. Biosci. Bioeng, 164, 194-198, 2008
  36. Transformations of the pleiomorphic plant MTOC during sporogenesis in the hepatic Marchantia polymorpha., J. Integr. Plant Biol., 49(8), 1244-1252, 2007
  37. Technical note: Membrane-associated microtubule organizing centern in basal land plants., Cytologia, 70, 1-2, 2005
  38. ★, Marchantia polymorpha: Taxonomy, Phylogeny and Morphology of a Model System, PLANT AND CELL PHYSIOLOGY, 57(2), 230-256, 201602
  39. The Naming of Names: Guidelines for Gene Nomenclature in Marchantia, PLANT AND CELL PHYSIOLOGY, 57(2), 257-261, 201602
  40. An Evolutionarily Conserved Plant RKD Factor Controls Germ Cell Differentiation, CURRENT BIOLOGY, 26(13), 1775-1781, 20160711
  41. The position and geometric orientation of archegonia through the development of archegoniophore of Marchantia polymorpha (Marchantiaceae, Marchantiophyta)., HIKOBIA, 17(3), 131-136, 20161218
  42. A re-evaluation of Encalypta vulgaris Hedw. (Encalyptaceae, Bryophyta) in Japan., HIKOBIA, 17(3), 113-116, 20161228
  43. Unequal growth of gemmaling in Marchantia paleacea subsp. diptera (Marchantiophyta, Marchantiaceae)., HIKOBIA, 17(3), 181-191, 20171228
  44. Transcription factor DUO1 generated by neo-functionalization is associated with evolution of sperm differentiation in plants, Nature Communications, 9, 5283, 20181211
  45. Centrosomes and flagella in land plants, BSJ review, 9, 178-196, 2018
  46. ndreaea rupestris Hedw. var. rupestris (Andreaceae, Bryophyta) found in Japan, HIKOBIA, 17(4), 325-327, 20181228
  47. A cis-acting bidirectional transcription switch controls sexual dimorphism in the liverwort., The EMBO journal, 38, e100240, 20190104
  48. An early arising role of the microRNA156/529-SPL module in reproductive development revealed by the liverwort Marchantia polymorpha, Current Biology, 29, 1-8, 20191007
  49. Dual colonization of Mucoromycotina and Glomeromycotina fungi in the basal liverwort, Haplomitrium mnioides (Haplomitriopsida), JOURNAL OF PLANT RESEARCH, 132(6), 777-788, 201911
  50. The gemma of Marchantia pinnata (Marchantiaceae, Marchantiophyta)., Bryological Research, 12, 1-5, 2019
  51. A note on morphology of the heterogamous capitula rarely found in male inflorescences of Petasites japonicus (Siebold et Zucc.) Maxim. (Asteraceae). Hikobia 18: 1–6., HIKOBIA, 18(1), 1-6, 2019
  52. A new locality of Marchantia polymorpha L. subsp. polymorpha (Marchantiaceae, Marchantiophyta) from Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, HIKOBIA, 18(1), 61-63, 2019
  53. Morphological discrimination of the two subspecies of Marchantia paleacea Bertol. (Marchantiaceae, Marchantiophyta) and their geographical distribution patterns in Japan, HIKOBIA, 18(1), 65-69, 2019
  54. A conserved regulatory mechanism mediates the convergent evolution of plant shoot lateral organs, PLOS BIOLOGY, 17(12), 20191209
  55. Anthoceros genomes illuminate the origin of land plants and the unique biology of hornworts., Nature Plants, 6(3), 259-272, 202003
  56. Positional cues regulate dorsal organ formation in the liverwort Marchantia polymorpha., Journal of Plant Research, 133, 311-312, 20200323
  57. Morphology of gemmae, an overlooked taxonomic trait in the genus Marchantia L. (Marchantiaceae ), BRYOLOGIST, 123(4), 601-610, 2020
  58. The hornworts: morphology, evolution and development, The New phytologist, 229(229), 735-754
  59. A new locality of Marchantia polymorpha L. subsp. polymorpha from Oze, Fukushima prefecture, Japan, Bryological Research, 12(3), 73-75
  60. Discovery of male capitula of Petasites japonicus (Asteraceae) consisting of florets without pappus, HIKOBIA, 18(2), 109-114
  61. Latin name of a hornwort referred to Anthoceros punctatus L., HIKOBIA, 18(2), 115-117
  62. Discovery of male plants of Marchantia polymorpha L. subsp. polymorpha (Marchantiaceae, Marchantiophyta) in Japan., HIKOBIA, 18(2), 105-109, 2020
  63. Marchantia papillata Raddi subsp. grossibarba (Steph.) Bischl. (Marchantiaceae, Marchantiophyta) new to Japan, HIKOBIA, 18(2), 93-96
  64. Rotation angle of stem cell division plane controls spiral phyllotaxis in mosses, JOURNAL OF PLANT RESEARCH, 134(3), 457-473, 202105
  65. Generation of no-yellow-pigment Xenopus tropicalis by slc2a7 gene knockout, DEVELOPMENTAL DYNAMICS, 250(10), 1420-1431, 202110
  66. The complete chloroplast genome of Petasites japonicus (Siebold & Zucc.) Maxim. (Asteraceae), MITOCHONDRIAL DNA PART B-RESOURCES, 6(12), 3503-3505, 20211202
  67. The complete plastid genome sequence of the enigmatic moss, Takakia lepidozioides (Takakiopsida, Bryophyta): evolutionary perspectives on the largest collection of genes in mosses and the intensive RNA editing, PLANT MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, 107(4-5), 431-449, 202111

Publications such as books

  1. 2000, Diversity of meiotic apparatus in hepatics, [嶋村正樹], 嶋村正樹 [著];嶋村, 正樹
  2. 2015/10, Plant Microtechniques and Protocols, The first comprehensive work of microtechniques of botanical specimens. Detailed analysis of various microtechnique protocols of plant specimen studies. Clear and easy to understand procedures for various specimen analyses Written by leading scholars from around the world., Whole Mount Immunofluorescence Staining of Plant Cells and Tissues., Springer, 2015, 10, Scholarly Book, Joint work, English

Awards

  1. 2004, BSJ Award for Junior Young Scientists, The Botanical Society of Japan
  2. 2004, Hirase Award 2004, The Japanese Society of Plant Morphology
  3. 2004, Award for Young Scientist, The Japanese Society of Plant Morphology
  4. 2005, Award for Young Bryologist, Bryological Society Of Japan