MEI MATSUZAKI

Last Updated :2021/04/09

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. 2021, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Life, food, and environmental sciences
  2. 2021, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, Life, food, and environmental sciences
  3. 2021, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students
  4. 2021, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Introduction to Applied Biological Sciences
  5. 2021, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Laboratory Work in General Biology I
  6. 2021, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Introduction to Applied Biological Science I
  7. 2021, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Bio-organic Chemistry
  8. 2021, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Laboratory Work in Molecular Agro-life ScienceIII
  9. 2021, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Bio-Analytical Science
  10. 2021, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, International Applied Biological Sciences I
  11. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Exercises in Food andAgriLife Science A
  12. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Exercises in Food andAgriLife Science B
  13. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Exercises in Food andAgriLife Science A
  14. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Exercises in Food andAgriLife Science B
  15. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Research for Academic Degree Dissertation in Food andAgriLife Science
  16. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Animal Life Science II

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. ★, Sperm motility regulation in male and female bird genital tracts, JOURNAL OF POULTRY SCIENCE, in press
  2. Expression of Transferrin and Albumin in the Sperm-Storage Tubules of Japanese Quail and their Possible Involvement in Long-Term Sperm Storage, JOURNAL OF POULTRY SCIENCE, 57(1), 88-96, 2020
  3. Female Japanese quail visually differentiate testosterone-dependent male attractiveness for mating preferences, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 8, 2018
  4. Effects of a Protein Kinase Inhibitor on Sperm Motility in the Japanese Quail, JOURNAL OF POULTRY SCIENCE, 54(1), 73-79, 2017
  5. Egg Envelope Glycoproteins ZP1 and ZP3 Mediate Sperm-Egg Interaction in the Japanese Quail, JOURNAL OF POULTRY SCIENCE, 54(1), 80-86, 2017
  6. Expression of Prolactin Receptor on the Surface of Quail Spermatozoa, JOURNAL OF POULTRY SCIENCE, 53(2), 157-164, 2016
  7. Sperm-Egg Interaction during Fertilization in Birds, JOURNAL OF POULTRY SCIENCE, 53(3), 173-180, 2016
  8. A unique mechanism of successful fertilization in a domestic bird, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 5, 2015
  9. ★, Lactic acid is a sperm motility inactivation factor in the sperm storage tubules, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 5, 2015
  10. 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, 2014
  11. Sperm Storage in the Female Reproductive Tract in Birds, JOURNAL OF REPRODUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT, 59(4), 334-338, 2013
  12. ★, Effect of sperm surface oligosaccharides in sperm passage into sperm storage tubules in Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica), ANIMAL REPRODUCTION SCIENCE, 227, 106731
  13. Effect of anserine and carnosine on sperm motility in the Japanese quail, JOURNAL OF POULTRY SCIENCE, in press
  14. ★, Longer and faster sperm exhibit better fertilization success in Japanese quail, POULTRY SCIENCE, 100(4), 100980

Publications such as books

  1. 2018/20/18, Reproductive and Developmental Strategies: the Continuity of Life, Postcopulatory reproductive strategies in spermatozoa, Springer, 2018, 2018, Scholarly Book, Joint work, 英語, Matsuzaki, M., Sasanami, T., Iwata, Y., Hirohashi, N., 978-4-431-56609-0
  2. 2017, Avian reproduction: From behavior to molecules, Sperm storage in the female reproductive tract - A conserved reproductive strategy for better fertilization success, Springer, 2017, Scholarly Book, Joint work, 英語, Matsuzaki, M., Sasanami, T., 978-981-10-3975-1
  3. 2017, Avian and reptilian development biology methods and protocols, Handling of gametes for in vitro insemination in birds, Springer, 2017, Scholarly Book, Joint work, 英語, Mizushima, S., Matsuzaki, M., Sasanami, T., 978-1-4939-7216-6
  4. 2014, Sexual Reproduction in Animals and Plants, Specific mechanism of sperm storage in avian oviducts, Springer, 2014, Scholarly Book, Joint work, 英語, Matsuzaki, M., Hiyama, G., Mizushima, S., Shiba, K., Inaba, K., Sasanami, T., 978-4-431-54589-7, 23-29