YUKARI KUGA

Last Updated :2022/08/02

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

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2008/04/01, 2019/03/31, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Professor
  • 2007/04/01, 2008/03/31, Shinshu University, Associate professor
  • 2002/03/01, 2003/09/30, University of Guelph (Canada), Confocal Microscope Manager
  • 2000/07/01, 2002/02/28, Researcher
  • 2003/10/01, 2007/03/31, Shinshu University, Associate professor
  • 1996/06/01, 1998/09/30, University of Guelph (Canada), Department of Botany, Post-doctoral fellow
  • 1998/10/16, 2000/06/30, Researcher
  • 1991/04/01, 1995/08/31
  • 1995/09/01, 1996/05/31, University of Guelph (Canada), Department of Botany, Visiting scientist

Educational Backgrounds

  • HOKKAIDO UNIVERSITY, Graduate School, Division of Agriculture, Japan, 1988/04, 1991/03

Academic Degrees

  • Dr. Agr., HOKKAIDO UNIVERSITY
  • Master of Agriculture, OBIHIRO UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND VETERINARY MEDICINE

Research Fields

  • Agricultural sciences;Agricultural chemistry;Plant nutrition / Soil science
  • Agricultural sciences;Plant production and environmental agriculture;Plant protection science
  • Biology;Biological Science;Cell biology
  • Biology;Basic biology;Ecology / Environment

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • Japanese Society of Soil Microbiology
  • The Phytopathological Society of Japan
  • The Mycological Society of Japan
  • British Mycological Society
  • Japanses Society of Microbial Ecology
  • International Mycorrhiza Society

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Microbial World
  2. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Experimental Methods and Laboratory Work in Biology I
  3. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, Experimental Methods and Laboratory Work in Biology II
  4. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, First Semester, Biology
  5. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Natural Sciences of Life and Environment
  6. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Introduction to Life Sciences
  7. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Cell Biology
  8. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Laboratory Work in Life Sciences B
  9. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Practical Methods in Life Sciences B
  10. 2022, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Fundamental Laboratory Work in Biology
  11. 2022, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Fundamental Methodology in Biology
  12. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Environmental Microbiology
  13. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Fundamentals of Life Science
  14. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Research for Academic Degree Dissertation in Life and Environmental Sciences
  15. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Exercises in Life and Environmental Sciences A
  16. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Exercises in Life and Environmental Sciences A
  17. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Exercises in Life and Environmental Sciences B
  18. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Exercises in Life and Environmental Sciences B
  19. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Introduction to Integrated Arts and Sciences
  20. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Environmental plant sciences and symbiotic microbiology
  21. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 4Term, Exercises in Integrated Life Sciences
  22. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Academic Year, Research for Academic Degree Dissertation in Integrated Life Sciences

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Ultrastructural changes during the symbiotic development of Spiranthes sinensis (Orchidaceae) protocorms associated with binucleate Rhizoctonia anastomosis group C., Mycological Research, 96, 199-209, 19920301
  2. Cytochemical localization of malate synthase activity in the symbiotic germination of Spiranthes sinensis (Orchidaceae) seeds, Transaction of the Mycological Society of Japan, 34, 63-70, 19930401
  3. Cytochemical localization of adenylate cyclase activity in the symbiotic protocorms of Spiranthes sinensis., Mycological Research, 100, 105-112, 19960601
  4. The interface between fungal hyphae and orchid protocorm cells, Canadian Journal of Botany, 74(12), 1861-1870, 19961201
  5. Changes in microtubule arrays in symbiotic orchid protocorms during fungal colonization and senescence, New Phytologist, 135(4), 701-709, 19970401
  6. Changes in actin filament arrays in protocorm cells of orchid species, Spiranthes sinensis, induced by the symbiotic fungus Ceratobasidium cornigerum.', Canadian Journal of Botany, 75(10), 1661-1669, 19971001
  7. Association between microtubules and symbiotic fungal hyphae in protocorm cells of the orchid species, Spiranthes sinensis', New Phytologist, 140(4), 715-722, 19981201
  8. Fungal symbioses with orchid protocorms, Symbiosis, 25, 29-55, 19980905
  9. Identification of symbiotic Rhizoctonias from naturally occurring protocorms and roots of Dactylorhiza aristata (Orchidaceae), Journal of the Faculty of Agriculture Hokkaido University, 69(2), 129-141, 19990301
  10. Entry and colonization of Asparagus officinalis roots by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi with emphasis on changes in host microtubules., Canadian Journal of Botany, 77(8), 1159-1167, 19990801
  11. Spatial associations between actin filaments, endoplasmic reticula, mitochondria and fungal hyphae in symbiotic cells of orchid protocorms', Mycoscience, 41, 481-489, 20001001
  12. Observations on the teleomorph of the white root rot fungus, Rosellinia necatrix, and a related fungus, Rosellinia aquila', Mycoscience, 41, 503-507, 20001201
  13. An improved method for isolating violet root rot fungus, Helicobasidium mompa, from basidiocarps', Journal of General Plant Pathology, 67, 37-40, 20010201
  14. A root box method to estimate virulence of Helicobasidium mompa using carrots and its comparison with the conventional method using apple stocks., Journal of General Plant Pathology, 67, 175-181, 20010801
  15. Inoculation of Lupinus luteus with the white root rot fungus, Rosellinia necatrix to estimate virulence', Journal of General Plant Pathology, 67, 285-287, 20011101
  16. Genetic relationships among the violet root rot fungi as revealed by hyphal anastomosis and sequencing of the rDNA ITS regions, Mycological Research, 106, 156-163, 20020201
  17. Presence and distribution of double-stranded RNA elements in the white root rot fungus, Rosellinia necatrix', Mycoscience, 43, 21-26, 20020201
  18. Extensive tubular vacuole system in an arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus, Gigaspora margarita', New Phytologist, 154, 761-768, 20020601
  19. Helicobasidium mompa isolates from sweet potato in continuous culture fields, Journal of General Plant Pathology, 69, 42-44, 20030201
  20. Acidic vesicles in living hyphae of an arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus, Gigaspora margarita', Plant and Soil, 261(1-2), 231-237, 20040401
  21. Host microtubules in the Hartig net region of ectomycorrhizas, ectendomycorrhizas and monotropoid mycorrhizas, Canadian Journal of Botany, 82(7), 938-946, 20040701
  22. Direct labeling of polyphosphate at the ultrastructural level in Saccharomyces cerevisiae using affinity of the polyphosphate binding domain of Escherichia coli exopolyphosphatase, Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 71(10), 5692-5701, 20051001
  23. Vacuolar localization of phosphorus in hyphae of Phialocephala fortinii, a dark septate fungal root endophyte', Canadian Journal of Microbiology, 52(7), 643-650, 20060701
  24. Ultrastructure of rapidly-frozen and freeze-substituted germ tubes of an arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus, and localization of polyphosphate, New Phytologist, 178(1), 189-200, 20080401
  25. Dynamics of cell wall components of Magnaporthe grisea during infectious structure development., Molecular Microbiology, 73(4), 553-570, 20090801
  26. Polyphosphate synthesis activity in the symbiotic phase of an arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus: ATP-dependent but proton gradient-independent synthesis., Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 75(22), 7044-7050, 20091101
  27. Stable isotope cellular imaging reveals that both live and degenerating fungal pelotons transfer carbon and nitrogen to orchid protocorms, New Phytologist, 202(2), 594-605, 2014
  28. Cellular Imaging of Cadmium in Resin Sections of Arbuscular Mycorrhizas Using Synchrotron Micro X-ray Fluorescence, MICROBES AND ENVIRONMENTS, 29(1), 60-66, 2014
  29. (258) Host Microtubules in the Hartig Net Region of Ectomycorrhizas, Ectendomycorrhizas, and Monotropoid Mycorrhizas(Abstracts of the Papers Presented at the 2005 Annual Meeting in Shizuoka), Annals of the Phytopathological Society of Japan, 71(3), 20050825
  30. Synchrotron-based X-ray absorption spectroscopy for non-destructive soil analyses : Recent achievements and future frontiers, Journal of the science of soil and manure, Japan, 83(2), 197-202, 20120405
  31. A Reovirus causes Hypovirulence of Rosellinia necatrix, Phytopathology, 94(6), 561-568, 2004
  32. ★, Uptake and intraradical immobilization of cadmium by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi as revealed by stable isotope tracer and synchrotron radiation microX-ray fluorescence analysis, Microbes and Environments, 33(3), 257-263, 20180818
  33. Entry and colonization of Asparagus officinalis roots by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi with emphasis on changes in host microtubules, Canadian Journal of Botany, 77, 1159-1167, 1999
  34. Evaluation of secondary ions related to plant tissue using least absolute shrinkage and selection operator, BIOINTERPHASES, 15(2), 20200409
  35. Allocation of Carbon from an Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungus, Gigaspora margarita, to Its Gram-Negative and Positive Endobacteria Revealed by High-Resolution Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry, MICROORGANISMS, 9(12), 202112

Publications such as books

  1. 2011/03, フローチャート標準生物学実験, 2011, 03, Textbook, Compilation, 4407321997, 166
  2. 2019/04/01, Methods in Rhizosphere Biology Research, From Imaging to Functional Traits in Interactions Between Roots and Microbes, Springer, 2019, 4, Scholarly Book, Joint work, English, Yukari Kuga, Klaus Schlappi, Didier Reinhardt, ISBN 978-981-13-5766-4, B07Q4KQS2M, 279, 14

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. High-resolution surface analysis and biological applications, Yukari Kuga, Department Seminar, 2019/10/22, With Invitation, English, Department of Biology, University of Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland
  2. Tracing fungal nitrogen and host carbon in arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis by correlative ultrastructural TEM observation and high-resolution secondary ion mass spectrometry imaging, Kuga Yukari, Wu Ting-Di, Sakamoto Naoya, Nagata Kosuke, Katsuyama Chie, Yurimoto Hisayoshi, International conference on mycorrhiza 10, 2019/06/30, Without Invitation, English, International conference on mycorrhiza 10, Merida, Mexico
  3. Investigation of 18S rRNA gene polymorphisms and endobacterial communities in strains of Gigaspora margarita., Chie Katsuyama, Thi Thanh Huong Nguyen, Ryo Ohtomo and Yukari Kuga, International conference on mycorrhiza 10, 2019/06/30, Without Invitation, English, International conference on mycorrhiza 10, Merida, Mexico
  4. Extraradical hyphae- and root-associated bacterial communities of an arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis using next-generation sequencing, Thi Thanh Huong Nguyen, Chie Katsuyama, Yumi Tamori, Hitoshi Nakamura, Yukari Kuga, International conference on mycorrhiza 10, 2019/06/30, Without Invitation, English, International conference on mycorrhiza 10, Merida, Mexico
  5. The fungal communities of Gigaspora margarita and Rosellinia necatrix hyphospheres changed by a heat treatment, Thi Thanh Huong Nguyen, Chie Katsuyama, and Yukari Kuga, 2018/12/08, Without Invitation, English
  6. Exchanges of macro-elements in plant-fungal symbioses revealed by secondary ion mass spectrometry, Yukari Kuga, Hiroshima Universiy International Symposium: Plant-Environment Interaction: evolution, diversity, and utilization for crop improvement, 2018/09/14, With Invitation, English, Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan
  7. Extraradical hyphae- and root-associated bacterial communities of an arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis using next-generation sequencing, Nguyen Thi Thanh Huong, Chie Katsuyama, Yumi Tamori, Hitoshi Nakamura, Yukari Kuga, 2018/06/16, Without Invitation, English
  8. Changes of bacterial community of hyphosphere of Gigaspora margarita and Rosellinia necatrix by a hot water treatment, Nguyen Thi Thanh Huong, Chie Katsuyama, Yukari Kuga, 2017/12/09, Without Invitation, English
  9. 13C-tracers added to hyphae resulted in different destinations of host organelles in orchid symbiotic protocorms. 9th International conference on mycorrhiza, KUGA, Y., N. Sakamoto, K. Nagata, H. Yurimoto, C. Katsuyama, 9th International conference on mycorrhiza, 2017/07/30, Without Invitation, English, Prague, Czech Republic
  10. Elucidation of hybrid N2O formation mechanisms by Nitrosomonas strains using an 15N tracer technique, Chie Katsuyama, Mako Kanno, Akihiko Terada, Keisuke Koba, Yukari Kuga, Lisa Y. Stein, Martin G. Klotz, Yuichi Suwa, the 5th International Conference on Nitrification and Related Processes, 2017/07/23, Without Invitation, English, Vienna, Austria
  11. Cytological studies of orchid mycorrhizal symbioses., a seminar for students of PhD Course in Biology and Applied Biotechnologies, Torino University., 2016/11/16, With Invitation, English, Torino, Italy
  12. Cellular imaging of cadmium in resin sections of arbuscular mycorrhizas using synchrotron micro X-ray fluorescence., Y. Kuga K. Nayuki, B-D Chen, R. Ohtomo, 1st International Caparica Conference on Pollutant Toxic Ions and Molecules, 2015/11/02, With Invitation, English, Lisbon, Portugal
  13. Plant cell wall, where sugar is transferred, filtrated, and absorbed by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi., Kuga, Y., N. Sakamoto, K. Nagata, T.-D. Wu, H. Yurimoto, J.-L. Guerquin-Kern, 8th International Conference on Mycorrhiza, 2015/08/03, Without Invitation, English, Flagstaff, Arizona, USA
  14. Nanoscale SIMS imaging in biology: tracing of element, and labeling of molecule and microbe., A seminar at Cea Saclay research center, 2015/06/10, Without Invitation, English, Cea Saclay researsh center, France
  15. 13C/12C homeostasis of plant cells in symbiotic orchid protocorms revealed by an isotope tracer experiment and isotope microscopy, Yukari Kuga, Naoya Sakamoto, Hisayoshi Yurimoto, International Union of Microbiological Societies Congress 2014 (IUMS 2014) –XIVth International Congress of Bacteriology and Applied Microbiology, XIVth International Congress of Mycology and Eukaryotic Microbiology, XVIth International Congress of Virology, 2014/08/02, Without Invitation, English, The Palais des congres de Montréal Montreals Convention Centre, Montreal, Canada
  16. Anatomical approaches of C and N transfers between symbiotic fungal and orchid protocorm cells, Yukari Kuga, The 2nd Shanghai Chenshan International Orchid Symposium and The 10th International Symposium on Diversity and Conservation of Asian Orchids, 2014/03/29, With Invitation, English, Shanghai Chenshan Plant Science Research Center, Shanghai, China
  17. Visualization of cellular acquisition and allocation of carbon and nitrogen in orchid symbioses by isotope microscopy, PhD Seminars of Department of Life Sciences and Systems Biology, 2013/05/10, With Invitation, English, Torino, Italy
  18. Bidirectional carbon transports in orchid mycorrhiza revealed by stable isotope - cellular imaging., Yukari Kuga, Naoya Sakamoto, Hisayoshi Yurimoto, 5th International Orchid Workshop, 2013, Without Invitation, English, University of Calabria, Rende, Italy
  19. Visualizing stable isotope tracers in plant-fungal symbiotic cells., Yukari Kuga, Naoya Sakamoto, Hisayoshi Yurimoto, 19th International Conference on Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry, 2013, Without Invitation, English
  20. A hot water treatment, a new physical method for controlling white root rot, alters bacterial communities in mycosphere of the pathogen and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus., Hiroyuki Yamada, Jiro Higuchi, Yasuhiko Iwanami, Koji Inoue, Jun Wasaki, Atsuko Sasaki, Koich Suzaki, Hitoshi Nakamura, Yukari Kuga, 7th International Conference on Mycorrhiza, 2013, Without Invitation, English
  21. Cellular acquisition and allocation of carbon and nitrogen in orchid symbiotic protocorm unveiled by isotope microscopy, Yukari Kuga, Naoya Sakamoto, Hisayoshi Yurimoto, 7th International Conference on Mycorrhiza, 2013, Without Invitation, English
  22. Synchrotron micro-XANES analysis of cadmium in resin embedded sections of arbuscular mycorrhiza., Kuga, Y., Ohtomo, R., Nayuki, K., Chen, B.D, The 9th international Mycology Congress, 2010, Without Invitation, English, Edinburgh, UK
  23. New approaches to white root rot control in the context of sustainable agriculture, Yukari Kuga, Akino Yamaguchi, Naoki Eguchi, Hitoshi Nakamura, The First Japan Korea Joint Symposium Plant Pathology, 2009/10, With Invitation, English
  24. Micro-XRF imaging using the SPring-8 synchrotron shows cadmium sequestration in intraradical structures of arbuscular mycorrhiza., Yukari Kuga, Baodong Chen, Keiichiro Nayuki, Ryo Ohtomo., 6th International Conference on Mycorrhiza, 2009/08/09, Without Invitation, English
  25. Analysis of dark septate endophytic fungi in roots of Brassica rapa var. nippo-oleifera., Matthias Doering, Yukari Kuga, 2009, Without Invitation, English
  26. Investigation of a predominant fungal root endophyte isolated from field-grown lettuce for use as a biological control agent, 2008 KSPP International Symposium, 2008, With Invitation, English
  27. Alleviation of cadmium phytotoxicity by AM fungi: the underlying mechanisms, CHEN Baodong, KUGA Yukari, NAYUKI Keiichirou, 2008, Without Invitation, English
  28. Investigation of a predominant fungal root endophyte isolated from field-grown lettuce for use as a biological control agent., 2008 KSPP International Symposium, 2008, Without Invitation, English, Muju, Republic of Korea
  29. Characterization of a predominant morphotype of dark septate endophyte isolated from the roots of field-grown lettuce in Kawakami village, Nagano prefecture, Bourgault, R., Kamiya, T., Nakamura, K., and Kuga, Y., 2007, Without Invitation, English
  30. Dark septate endophytes isolated from the roots of lettuce and Japanese pear trees include novel members closely aligned to the Lulworthiales., Richard Bourgault, Kazutoshi Nakamura, Toshihiro Kamiya, Tomoko Arai, Hitomi Yaguchi, Yukari Kuga, Asian Mycology Congress and Xth International Marine and Freshwater Mycology Symposium., 2007, Without Invitation, English, Penang, Malaysia
  31. Dispersed and aggregated forms of polyphosphate are observed in freeze-substituted intraradical hyphae and germ tubes of Gigaspora margarita, Kuga, Y., Nayuki, K., Saito, K. Peterson, R.L. Saito, Fifth International Congress on Mycorrhizas, 2006, Without Invitation, English, Granada, Spain
  32. Acquisition and long-distance translocation of phosphorus in the symbiotic phase of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi., T. Ezawa, C. Tani, Y. Kuga and R. Ohtomo, Eighth International Mycological Congress, 2006, Without Invitation, English, Cairns, Australia
  33. Dark septate endophytes: isolation, identification and characterization toward their potential use as biological control agents against plant pathogens., Richard Bourgault, Toshihiro Kamiya, Kazutoshi Nakamura and Yukari Kuga, Canadian Society of Plant Physiologists (CSPP) - Eastern Regional Meeting and 40th Plant Development Workshop, 2006, Without Invitation, English, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
  34. Fngal colonization occurs at the seed germination of achlorophyrus monotropoid plants, Monotropa hypopithys and Monotropastrum humile, Setoguchi, Masanobu, Yamada, Akiyoshi, Kuga Yukari, The Mycological Society of America/The Mycological Society of Japan Joint Meeting, 2005, Without Invitation, English, Hilo, Hawaii, USA
  35. Long distance transport of phosphate in arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi: linking structure and function, Yukari Kuga-Uetake, Katsuharu Saito, R. Larry Peterson, Masanori Saito, Okazaki Biology Conference, 2004, With Invitation, English, Ise, Japan
  36. Host Microtubules Present in The Hartig Net Region of Both Ecto- and Ectendomycorrhizas, Y. Kuga-Uetake, M. Purich & R.L. Peterson, Fourth International Congress on Mycorrhizas, 2003, Without Invitation, English, Montreal, Canada
  37. Visualization of Polyphosphate in Cryo-Fixed Fungal Cells: a Dark Septate Fungus, Phialocephala fortinii and an Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungus, Gigaspora margarita., Y. Kuga-Uetake, R.L. Peterson & M. Saito., Fourth International Congress on Mycorrhizas, 2003, Without Invitation, English, Montreal, Canada
  38. Intracellular structure in living hyphae of an arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus, Gigaspora margarita., Katsuharu Saito, Yukari Uetake, and Masanori Saito, Fourth International Congress on Mycorrhizas, 2003, Without Invitation, English, Montreal, Canada
  39. Biocontrol of root disease of fruit trees with fungal viruses, Naoyuki Matsumoto, Hitoshi Nakamura, Kenichi Ikeda, Masao Arakawa, Yukari Uetake, Annual Meetings of the Society of Plant Pathology (Doonnae, Korea), 2003, Without Invitation, English, Doonnae, Korea
  40. Visualization of polyphosphate in cryo-fixed hyphae of Phialocephala fortinii., Y. Kuga-Uetake & R. L. Peterson., Mycology Workshop, 2003, Without Invitation, English, Toronto, Canada
  41. Extensive tubular vacuoles in arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, Y. Uetake & M. Saito., 7th International Mycological Congress, 2002, Without Invitation, English, Oslo, Sweden
  42. Changes of cytoskeletal arrays in symbiotic orchid protocorms., Y. Uetake & R. L. Peterson, 36th Plant Development Workshop, 2002, Without Invitation, English, London, Canada
  43. Tubular vacuoles observed in arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi., Y. Uetake, K. Saito, & M. Saito, Canadian Mycorrhizal Symposium, 2002, Without Invitation, English, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
  44. Tubular vacuoles observed in Gigaspora margarita hyphae using laser scanning confocal microscopy, Y. Uetake, T. Kojima, T. Ezawa, M. Saito, Third International Conference on Mycorrhizas, 2001, Without Invitation, English, Adelaide, Australia
  45. Changes of cytoskeletal arrays of symbiotic orchid protocorms, Uetake, Yukari , R.L. Peterson, 7th International Symposium of the Mycological Society of Japan, 2000, With Invitation, English, Tsukuba
  46. Correlated laser scanning confocal microscopy and transmission electron microscopy of orchid cells during fungal colonization., Uetake, Yukari & R. Larry Peterson, Second International Conference on Mycorrhiza, 1998, With Invitation, English, Uppsala, Sweden
  47. Early events in colonization of Asparagus officinalis roots by AM fungi, Matsubara, Yoh-ichi, Yukari Uetake & R. Larry Peterson, Second International Conference on Mycorrhiza, 1998, Without Invitation, English, Uppsala, Sweden
  48. Microtubules associated with symbiotic fungal hyphae in protocorm cells of Spiranthes sinensis, Y. Uetake & R. L. Peterson, 17th Great Lake-St. Lawrence Mycology Workshop, 1997, Without Invitation, English, Guelph, Canada
  49. Orchids symbiosis: the fungi involved and cellular events during establishment, Peterson, R. L., Uetake, Y. & Zelmer, 2nd International Congress on Symbiosis, 1997, Without Invitation, English, Woods Hole, U.S.A
  50. Changes in actin filament arrays in protocorm cells of the orchid Spiranthes sinensis induced by a symbiotic fungus, Uetake, Yukari & R. Larry Peterson, Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America, 1997, Without Invitation, English, Montreal, Canada
  51. Observations of microtubule arrays in orchid mycorrhizas by confocal microscopy, 16th Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Mycology Workshop, 1996, Without Invitation, English, Toronto, Canada
  52. Changes in microtubule arrays in symbiotic orchid protocorms during fungal colonization and senescence, Uetake, Yukari, Melissa Farquhar & R. Larry Peterson., First International Conference on Mycorrhizae, 1996, Without Invitation, English, Berkeley, U.S.A
  53. Actin filament arrays in symbiotic orchid protocorms, Y. Uetake & R. L. Peterson, 31st Plant Development Workshop, 1996, Without Invitation, English, London, Canada
  54. Cytochemical localization of adenylate cyclase activity in the symbiotic protocorms of Spiranthes sinensis (Orchidaceae), Uetake, Y., Ogoshi, A. & Ishizaka, N, Fifth International Mycological Congress, 1994/08, Without Invitation, English, Vancouver, Canada
  55. Ultrastructural changes during the symbiotic development of Spiranthes sinensis Ames (Orchidaceae) protocorms associated with binucleate Rhizoctonia AG-C, Y. Uetake, K. Kobayashi & A. Ogoshi, Fourth International Mycological Congress, 1990, Without Invitation, English, Regensburg, Germany
  56. Pathogenic difference among three species of Pseudomonas involved in tomato pith necrosis, Yukari Uetake, Yosuke Mino, Beijing International Symposium of Plant Pathology, 1988/01, Without Invitation, English, Beijing, China

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. 2003
  2. KAKENHI, Development of cultivation techniques of wild mushrooms based on compound culture system, 2004, 2006
  3. KAKENHI, Investigations of potential use of dark septate endophytes, 2005, 2007
  4. KAKENHI, Long-distance translocation of phosphate in arbuscular mycorrhizal association, 2005, 2006
  5. 2006
  6. KAKENHI, Molecular mechanism of phosphate transport in plant-fungal symbiosis, 2007, 2009
  7. 2008, 2009
  8. KAKENHI, Visualization of element transfer and biological interaction in mycorrhizosphere ecosystem, 2010, 2013
  9. 2010, 2012
  10. 2015, 2017
  11. KAKENHI(Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)), 2017, 2020

Social Activities

Organizing Academic Conferences, etc.

  1. 2018/06, 2018/06
  2. 2011/12
  3. 2009/11
  4. 2006/11

Other Social Contributions

  1. A seminar for students of PhD Course in Biology and Applied Biotechnologies, Cytological studies of orchid mycorrhizal symbioses, 2016/11, Torino University, Lecturer, Seminar or workshop, Graduate students
  2. CEA seminar, Nanoscale SIMS imaging in biology: tracing of element, and labeling of molecule and microbe, Cea Saclay research center, 2015/06, Lecturer, Seminar or workshop, Researchesrs
  3. Bio-Rad Confocal User Group Meeting, Cell biological study of symbiotic plant tissues with laser scanning confocal microscopy, 1998, Toronto, Canada, Lecturer, Seminar or workshop, Researchesrs
  4. Plant Biology Seminar Series, Cytological observations of symbiotic orchid protocorms, University of Guelph, 1996/11, University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada, Lecturer, Seminar or workshop, Graduate students