Ikuo Miura

Last Updated :2021/05/31

Affiliations, Positions
Institute for Amphibian Biology, Associate Professor
E-mail
imiurahiroshima-u.ac.jp
Self-introduction
My research is focussed on evolution of sex determination and sex chromosomes, particularly using wild frog species distributing in Japan and the world.

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 1984/06/15, 1989/10/31, Hiroshima University, Faculty of Science, Institute for Amphibian Biology
  • 1989/11/01, 1997/09/30, Hiroshima University, Faculty of Science, Institute for Amphibian Biology, Research Associate
  • 1997/10/01, 2000/03/31, Hiroshima University, Faculty of Science, Institute for Amphibian Biology, Lecturer
  • 2004/01/01, 2007/03/31, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Science, Institute for Amphibian Biology, Associate Professor
  • 2013/02/14, 2016/02/13, University of Canberra, Adjunct Associate Professor
  • 2016/05/01, 2019/04/30, University of Canberra, Adjunct Associate Professor
  • 2004/11, 2005/05, Australian National University, Visiting fellow
  • 2007/04/01, 2016/09/30, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Science, Institute for Amphibian Biology, Associate Professor
  • 2019/06/01, 2022/05/31, University of Canberra, Adjunct Professor

Educational Backgrounds

  • Hiroshima University, Graduate School, Division of Natural Science, Department of Zoology, Japan, 1983/04, 1984/06
  • Hiroshima University, Graduate School, Division of Natural Science, Japan, 1981/04, 1983/03
  • Hirosaki University, Faculty of Science, Japan, 1977/04, 1981/03

Academic Degrees

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

Educational Activity

  • 【Bachelor Degree Program】School of Science : Biological Sciences
  • 【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

Research Fields

  • Biology;Basic biology;Evolutionary biology

Research Keywords

  • Species
  • Evolution
  • Amphibia
  • Sex chromosome
  • Sex determining mechanism
  • Reproductive isolation

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • The society of chromosome research
  • The society of evolutionary studies, Japan
  • The zoological society of Japan
  • The genetics society of Japan
  • Japan Society of Endocrine Disrupters Research,
  • The herpetological society of Japan
  • International Cytogenetics and Genome Society
  • Nippon Batrachological Society

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2021, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, Introduction to Biology
  2. 2021, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, The life science of amphibians
  3. 2021, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Introduction to Biological Sciences A
  4. 2021, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Advanced Biology
  5. 2021, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Special Study for Graduation
  6. 2021, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Special Study for Graduation
  7. 2021, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Seminar for Amphibian Biology
  8. 2021, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practice for Fundamental Biology II
  9. 2021, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Practice for Fundamental Biology III
  10. 2021, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practice for Fundamental Biology IV
  11. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Seminar for Biological Science (Lecture)
  12. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Seminar for Biological Science (Lecture)
  13. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, English Presentation Methods in Science and Technology
  14. 2021, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 1Term, Research Plans in Life Science
  15. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Seminar for Advanced Research in Basic Biology D
  16. 2021, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 2Term, Seminar for Advanced Research in Basic Biology E
  17. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Seminar for Advanced Research in Basic Biology A
  18. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Seminar for Advanced Research in Basic Biology B
  19. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Exercises in Basic Biology A
  20. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Exercises in Basic Biology A
  21. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Exercises in Basic Biology B
  22. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Exercises in Basic Biology B
  23. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Research for Academic Degree Dissertation in Basic Biology
  24. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Integrated reproductive science
  25. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Seminar for Advanced Research in Basic Biology C
  26. 2021, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 3Term, Seminar for Advanced Research in Basic Biology F
  27. 2021, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Academic Year, Research for Academic Degree Dissertation in Integrated Life Sciences

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Evolution of a multiple sex-chromosome system by three-sequential translocations among potential sex-chromosomes in the Taiwanese frog Odorrana swinhoana, Cells, 10(3), 661, 2021
  2. Sex-chromosome evolution from a heteromorphic to a homomorphic system by inter-population hybridization in a frog, Philos. Trans. R. Soc. B, 2021
  3. Hybridogenesis in the Water Frogs from Western Russian Territory: Intrapopulation Variation in Genome Elimination, Genes, 12(2), 244, 2021
  4. Evolution of sex-chromosome heteromorphy in geographic populations of the Japanese Tago's brown frog complex, Cytogenetic and Genome Research, 2021
  5. Comparative genomics of Glandirana rugosa using unsupervised AI reveals a high CG frequency, Life Science Alliance, 2021
  6. Chromosomics: Bridging the Gap between Genomes and Chromosomes, GENES, 10(8), 627, 2019
  7. Mitochondrial heteroplasmy in marsh frog (Pelophylax ridibundus Pallas, 1777), Russian Journal of Genetics, 55(8), 1041-1045, 201908
  8. A rapid rate of sex-chromosome turnover and non-random transitions in true frogs, Nature communications, 9(1), 4088, 2018
  9. ★, Reconstruction of female heterogamety from admixture of XX-XY and ZZ-ZW sex chromosome systems within a frog species, MOLECULAR ECOLOGY, 2018
  10. Anomalies in the Coloration of Japanese Amphibians and Their Applications in Genetic Research., KnE Life Sciences, 97-107, 2018
  11. The Distributions and Boundary of Two Distinct, Local Forms of Japanese Pond Frog, Pelophylax porosus brevipodus, Inferred From Sequences of Mitochondrial DNA, FRONTIERS IN GENETICS, 9, 2018
  12. Sex Determination and Sex Chromosomes in Amphibia, SEXUAL DEVELOPMENT, 11(5-6), 298-306, 2017
  13. Spontaneous tyrosinase mutations identified in albinos of three wild frog species, GENES & GENETIC SYSTEMS, 92(4), 189-196, 2017
  14. Evolutionary Changes in Sensitivity to Hormonally Induced Gonadal Sex Reversal in a Frog Species, SEXUAL DEVELOPMENT, 10(2), 79-90, 2016
  15. Phylogeography reveals an ancient cryptic radiation in East-Asian tree frogs (Hyla japonica group) and complex relationships between continental and island lineages, BMC EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY, 16, 2016
  16. ★, Meiotic recombination counteracts male-biased mutation (male-driven evolution), PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY B-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, 283(1823), 2016
  17. Chromosomal distribution patterns of global 5mC and 5hmC on the ZZ/ZW and XX/XY chromosomes in the Japanese wrinkled frog, Rana rugosa, induced by Tet methylcytosine dioxygenase enzymes, Chromosome Science, 18, 3-8, 2015
  18. Unusual sex ratios and developmental mortality in the rice frog Fejervarya kawamurai, Chromosome Science, 18, 53-57, 2015
  19. ★, Change of heterogametic sex from male to female: Why so easy in the frog?, Chromosome Science, 16, 3-9, 2013
  20. The evolution of mitochondrial genomes in modern frogs (Neobatrachia): nonadaptive evolution of mitochondrial genome reorganization, BMC GENOMICS, 15, 2014
  21. ★, Independent degeneration of W and Y sex chromosomes in frog Rana rugosa, CHROMOSOME RESEARCH, 20(1), 47-55, 2012
  22. The Postzygotic Isolation of a Unique Morphotype of Frog Rana rugosa (Ranidae) Found on Sado Island, Japan, JOURNAL OF HERPETOLOGY, 46(3), 325-330, 2012
  23. ★, A new frog species of the genus Rugosa from Sado Island, Japan (Anura, Ranidae), ZOOTAXA, 49-62, 2012
  24. Evidence for True Fall-mating in Japanese Newt Cynops pyrrhogaster, ZOOLOGICAL SCIENCE, 28(10), 758-763, 2011
  25. ★, An X-Linked Body Color Gene of the Frog Rana rugosa and Its Application to the Molecular Analysis of Gonadal Sex Differentiation, SEXUAL DEVELOPMENT, 5(5), 250-258, 2011
  26. Phyletic diversity in the frog Rana rugosa (Anura: Ranidae) with special reference to a unique morphotype found from Sado Island, Japan, Current Herpetology, 29, 69-78, 2010
  27. ★, The ZZ/ZW sex-determining mechanism originated twice and independently during evolution of the frog, Rana rugosa, HEREDITY, 100(1), 92-99, 2008
  28. Disentangling genetic vs. environmental causes of sex determination in the common frog, Rana temporaria, BMC Genetics, 9(1), 1-5, 2008
  29. Comparative chromosome mapping of sex-linked genes and identification of sex chromosomal rearrangements in the Japanese wrinkled frog (Rana rugosa, Ranidae) with ZW and XY sex chromosome systems, CHROMOSOME RESEARCH, 16(4), 637-647, 2008
  30. ★, An evolutionary witness: the frog Rana rugosa underwent change of heterogametic sex from XY male to ZW female, SEXUAL DEVELOPMENT, 1(6), 323-331, 2007
  31. An XX/XY sex microchromosome system in a freshwater turtle, Chelodina longicollis (Testudines : Chelidae) with genetic sex determination, CHROMOSOME RESEARCH, 14(2), 139-150, 2006
  32. ★, The dragon lizard Pogona vitticeps has ZZ/ZW micro-sex chromosomes, CHROMOSOME RESEARCH, 13(8), 763-776, 2005
  33. Role of aromatase and androgen receptor expression in gonadal sex differentiation of ZW/ZZ-type frogs, Rana rugosa, COMPARATIVE BIOCHEMISTRY AND PHYSIOLOGY C-TOXICOLOGY & PHARMACOLOGY, 134(2), 215-225, 2003
  34. ★, Change of the heterogametic sex from male to female in the frog, GENETICS, 164(2), 613-620, 2003
  35. The prototype of sex chromosomes found in Korean populations of Rana rugosa, CYTOGENETIC AND GENOME RESEARCH, 99(1-4), 185-193, 2002
  36. The yellow mutation in the frog Rana rugosa: Pigment organelle deformities in the three types of chromatophore, PIGMENT CELL RESEARCH, 14(4), 283-288, 2001
  37. Effects of styrene monomer and trimer on gonadal sex differentiation of genetic males of the frog Rana rugosa, ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH, 87(3), 175-180, 2001
  38. Alteration of the sex determining system resulting from structural change of the sex chromosomes in the frog Rana rugosa, JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL ZOOLOGY, 286(3), 313-319, 2000
  39. Two isoforms of FTZ-F1 messenger RNA: molecular cloning and their expression in the frog testis, GENE, 248(1-2), 203-212, 2000
  40. Maternal control of sex ratio in Rana rugosa: evidence from DNA sexing, MOLECULAR ECOLOGY, 9(11), 1711-1715, 2000
  41. Effects of dibutyl phthalate as an environmental endocrine disrupter on gonadal sex differentiation of genetic males of the frog Rana rugosa, ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PERSPECTIVES, 108(12), 1189-1193, 2000
  42. The erythrophore in the larval and adult dorsal skin of the brown frog, Rana ornativentri, Pigment Cell Research, 11(6), 345-354, 1998
  43. ★, The origin and differentiation of the heteromorphic sex chromosomes Z, W, X and Y in the frog Rana rugosa, inferred from the sequences of a sex-linked gene, ADP/ATP translocase., Molecular Biology and Evolution, 15(12), 1612-1619, 1998
  44. Molecular cloning and expression of the SF-1/Ad4BP gene in the frog, Rana rugosa, Gene, 222, 169-176, 1998
  45. Stage-dependent distribution of calreticulin in oocytes of the frog, Rana rugosa, Zoological Science, 14(6), 935-940, 1997
  46. Amphidiploidy recovers the viability of hybrids between the European and Far Eastern., Journal of Experimental Zoology, 279(2), 113-117, 1997
  47. Fluorescence replication banding of frog chromosomes., Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences, 53(1), 73-77, 1997
  48. Molecular cloning of cDNA for the zeta isoform of the 14-3-3 protei, Zoological Science, 14(5), 771-775, 1997
  49. Evidence for two successive pericentric inversions in sex lampbrush chromosomes of Rana rugosa (Anura: Ranidae), Chromosoma, 106, 178-182, 1997
  50. Molecular cloning and expression of the KIF3A gene in the frog brain and testis, Zoological Science, 14, 917-921, 1997
  51. Structural differences between XX and ZW sex lampbrush chromosomes in Rana rugosa females (Anura: Ranidae), Chromosoma, 105(4), 237-241, 1996
  52. ★, The late replication banding patterns of chromosomes are highly conserved in the genera Rana, Hyla, and Bufo, Chromosoma, 103(8), 567-574, 1995
  53. The origin of the brown frogs with 2n=24 chromosomes, Experientia, 51, 179-188, 1995
  54. Two differentiated groups of the Japanese toad, Bufo japonicus japonicus, demonstrated by C-banding analysis of chromosomes, Caryologia, 48, 123-136, 1995
  55. Analysis of the tyrosinase gene of the Japanese pond frog, Rana nigromaculat, The Japanese Journal of Genetics, 70(1), 79-92, 1995
  56. Melanosome formation in cultured amelanotic melanophores of Rana brevipoda by a frog tyrosinase cDNA transfection, Pigment Cell Research, 8(4), 187-193, 1995
  57. ★, Sex chromosome differentiation in the Japanese brown frog, Rana japonica I. Sex-related heteromorphism of the distribution pattern of constitutive heterochromatin in chromosome No.4 of the Wakuya population, Zoological Science, 11, 797-806, 1994
  58. ★, Sex chromosome differentiation in the Japanese brown frog, Rana japonica II. Sex-linkage analyses of the nucleolar organizer regions in chromosomes No.4 of the Hiroshima and Saeki populations, Zoological Science, 11, 807-815, 1994
  59. ★, Four kinds of sex chromosomes in Rana rugosa, Scientific Report of the Laboratory for Amphibian Biology= Hiroshima University, 13, 1-34, 1994
  60. ★, Sex chromosomes of Rana rugosa with special reference to local differences in sex determining mechanism, Scientific Report of the Laboratory for Amphibian Biology= Hiroshima University, 12, 55-81, 1993
  61. Cloning and sequencing of the cDNA encoding tyrosinase of the Japanese pond frog, Rana nigromaculata, Gene, 121, 359-363, 1992

Publications such as books

  1. 2018, DNA music of humans and giant salamander. In Dialogue of science and religion, Collection of materials of scientific and apologetic seminar (Yekaterinburg, 2013-2018), Parish of the Cathedral of Vic., 2018, Others, Joint work, Russian and English, Miura, Ikuo, ISBN 978-5-9907351-4-9, 95-116
  2. 2009, Sex chromosomes; Genetics, abnormalities and disorders, The W chromosome evolution and sex-linked gene expression in the Japanese frog Rana rugosa, Sex chromosome, Nova Science Publishers Inc, 2009, Scholarly Book, Joint work, English, Miura I, Ezaz T, Ohtani H, Uno Y, Nishida C, Matsuda Y, and Graves JAM
  3. 2009, Advances in chromosome sciences vol.3, Molecular characterization of ZW sex chromosomes and the prototype chromosome in the frog Rana rugosa, 2009, Others, Joint work, English, Miura I, Ezaz T, Ohtani H, and Graves JAM.
  4. 2016, Sex determination, sex differentiation and maturation in amphibians, Growth, Maturation and Sex determination, Shokabo, 2016, Scholarly Book, Joint work

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Optimistic destiny of sex chromosome evolution in frogs, Miura I and Ogata M, 7th Asian-Pacific Chromosome Colloquium, 2020/11/26, With Invitation, English, Pusan, Korea
  2. Sex chromosome recycling and turnover in frogs, Miura I, Ogata M, Lin SM, The workshop Paradign shift in sex chromosome evolution, 2019, With Invitation, English, Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, Berlin, Germany
  3. The nature of hybridogenesis in the edible frog Pelophylax esculentus from Ural district, Russia, Miura I, The International Russian Japanese symposium Hybridogenesis and problems of genome elimination, 2019, With Invitation, English, Ural Federal University, Ekaterinburg, Russia
  4. Reconstruction of female heterogametic sex determination from admixing of female and male heterogametic systems in a frog, Miura, Ikuo, Ogata M, Lambert M and Ezaz T, 6th Asian Pacific Chromosome Colloquim (APCC6), 2018/07/05, With Invitation, English, University of Canberra, Canberra
  5. Evolutionary reasons why a sex determining gene turnovers, Miura I, Ogata M, Ezaz T, Workshop “Cytogenetics in the genomic era”, 2017, With Invitation, English, Canberra, Australia
  6. Anomalies in coloration of Japanese amphibians and its application to genetic research, Miura I, The 2nd international conference “Amphibian and reptiles anomalies and pathology: methodology, evolutionary significance, monitoring and environmental health”, 2016, With Invitation, English, Ekaterinburg, Russia
  7. Application of genetic resources of Japanese frogs to the studies on evolution of sex determination and sex chromosome, Miura I, The 2nd international conference “Amphibian and reptiles anomalies and pathology: methodology, evolutionary significance, monitoring and environmental health, 2016, With Invitation, English, Ekaterinburg, Russia
  8. A double sex-determining gene in the frog Glandirana rugosa, Ikuo Miura, The 5th Asian Chromosome Colloquium, 2015/05/02, With Invitation, English, Bankok
  9. A double sex-determining gene in the frog, Ikuo Miura, IAE seminar, university of Canberra, 2015/03/06, With Invitation, English
  10. Functional analyses of Sox3 for sex determination in XY and ZW systems in the frog, Ikuo Miura, Miniworkshop, University of Canberra, 2015/05/04, With Invitation, English
  11. Renewal of sex chromosome and a novel sex-determining mechanism, Ikuo Miura, Wildlife genetics lab meeting of University of Canberra, 2015/05/06, With Invitation, English
  12. Recent topics on sex of the frog Rana rugosa, Ikuo Miura, Workshop on Evolution of sex chromosomes and sex determination in vertebrates, 2011/04/20, With Invitation, English
  13. An exceptional frog proves the rule of heterogametic sex shift, Ikuo Miura, International symposium of gonad and brain sex differentiation, 2008/09/14, With Invitation, English
  14. Exciting sex in frogs: sex chromosome and sex determination, Ikuo Miura, University of Helsinki, 2005/05/11, With Invitation, English
  15. Boring karyotypes but exciting sex in frogs, Ikuo Miura, Australian National University, 2005/04/13, With Invitation, English
  16. Evolution of sex-determining mechanisms in Amphibia, Ikuo Miura, Indiana University, 1998/05/17, With Invitation, English
  17. Evolutionary genetic study on giant salamander, the geographic populations newly found in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan., Goto S, Shimizu N, Tsubota H, Ikeda S, Taguchi Y, Minami S and Miura I, 7th Asian-Pacific Chromosome Colloquium (APCC7), 2020/11/25, Without Invitation, English, Pusan, Korea
  18. Sex chromosome evolution in Japanese tago's brown frog species complex., Kuwana C, Fujita H, Tagami M, Matsuo T, Sriklunath K, Miura I, 7th Asian-Pacific Chromosome Colloquium (APCC7), 2020/11/25, Without Invitation, English, Pusan, Korea
  19. Comparative genomics of sex chromosomes in amniotes: Lessons from reptiles, The 5th Asian Chromosome Colloquium, 2015/04/29, Without Invitation, English
  20. Intra-chromosomal distribution pattern of DNA methylcytosine and 5-hydroxymethylcytosin in mitogen-induced amphibian peripheral blood cells, Kubiura M, Miura I, Tada M, The 5th Asian Chromosome Colloquium, 2015/05/01, Without Invitation, English
  21. Evolution of the Sado-frog, a newly described species, in the small Japanese island, Miura I, Ogata M, Sekiya K, and Ohtani, International symposium Frontiers in Amphibian Biology: Endangered species conservation and genome editing, 2014/03/27, Without Invitation, English
  22. Functional analysis of the sex-linked gene SOX3 for female determination in the frog, Miura I, Ogata M, Hasegawa Y, and Ohtani H, International symposium Frontiers in Amphibian Biology: Endangered species conservation and genome editing, 2014/03/28, Without Invitation, English
  23. A battle between the XY and ZW systems in Japanese frog, Miura I and Ogata M, Evolution of sex determination mechanisms, 2012/06/06, Without Invitation, English
  24. Evolution of gonadal sex-differentiation mechanism from sex hormone dependent to independent in frog, Miura I, Ohtani H, Koizumi Y, and Ogata M, Sixth international symposium on the biology of vertebrate sex determination, 2012/04/23, Without Invitation, English
  25. Cutaneous pigment Cells in three types of spontaneous color mutant of the frog Rana rugosa, Ichikawa Y, Ohtani H, and Miura I, The 2nd Joint Seminar between Andalas University and Prefectural University of Hiroshima, 2009/08/13, Without Invitation, English
  26. The W chromosome evolution and sex-linked gene expression in the Japanese frog Rana rugosa, Miura, I., Ezaz, T., Ohtani, H., Uno, Y., Nishida, N., Matsuda, Y., and Graves, JAM, Fifth international syumposium on the biology of vertebrate sex determination, 2009/04/20, Without Invitation, English
  27. Molecular cytogenetic study on the origin and evolution of sex chromosomes in different genetic forms of the Japanese wrinkled frog (Rana rugosa, Ranidae), Uno, I., Nishida, C., Oshima, Y., Yokoyama, S., Miura, I., Nakamura, M. and Matsuda, Y., The 3rd Asian chromosome colloquim, 2008/12/01, Without Invitation, English
  28. Molecular characterization of ZW sex chromosomes and the prototype chromosomes in the frog Rana rugosa, Miura, I., Tariq, E., Ohtani, H. and Graves JAM, The 3rd Asian chromosome colloquim, 2008/12/01, Without Invitation, English
  29. The W-chromosome linked glycoprotein is differentially expressed between the male and female gonads of frog, Miura, I., Ohtani, H., Ezaz T., and Graves JAM, 4th inter national symposium on the biology of vertebrate sex determination, 2006/04/10, Without Invitation, English
  30. The early stages of sex chromosome evolution in the frog: before and after the establishment of the heteromorphic state, Miura, I., Ohtani, H. and Ichikawa, Y, XIX International congress of genetics, 2003/07/06, Without Invitation, English
  31. The sex chromosomes, XX/XY and ZZ/ZW, of Rana rugosa experienced a different type of sex bias during its differentiation, Miura, I., Ohtani, H. and Ichikawa, Y, 14th International chromosome conference, 2001/09/04, Without Invitation, English
  32. Effects of Styrene Monomer and Trimer on Gonadal Sex Differentiation of Genetic Males of the Frog Rana rugosa, Ichikawa, Y., Ohtani, H., Miura, I., Iwamoto, E. and Fukuhara, T, International Symposium on Environmental Endocrine Desruptors 2000, 2000/12/16, Without Invitation, English
  33. Change of the heterogametic sex, Ogata, M., Ohtani, H., Hasegawa, Y., Ichikawa, Y. and Miura, I, 14th Asian herpetological conference, 2000/07/16, Without Invitation, English
  34. Differential expression of a sex-linked gene, ADP/ATP translocase, between the Z and W chromosomes of the frog Rana rugosa, Saitoh, K., Ohtani, H., Nakamura, M., Ichikawa, Y. and Miura, I, The frontiers of the biology of amphibia, 1999/05/22, Without Invitation, English
  35. Estrogen-dependent ovary differentiation opens its gate just for a day during the development of the frog Rana rugosa, Ohtani, H., Miura, I. and Ichikawa, Y, The frontiers of the biology of amphibia, 1999/05/22, Without Invitation, English
  36. Morphological difference between yellow and red xanthophores in Japanese newts, Matsui, K., Miura, I., Takase, M. and Nakamura, M, XVII International pigment cell conference, 1999/08, Without Invitation, English
  37. Differential expression of a sex-linked gene, ADP/ATP translocase, from the Z and W chromosomes of the frog Rana rugosa, Miura, I, Ohtani, H., Nakamura, M., Ichikawa, Y. and Saitoh, K, International symposium on X chromosome inactivation in mammals, 1999/09/06, Without Invitation, English

Works, etc.

  1. DNA music (CD), Ikuo Miura, HoxA13 of giant salamander and human, Mitochondrial genes of giant salamander, 2005/04, Bioscience and Industry, Vol.63(3):192-195, attached CD, Artistic Activity

Social Activities

History as Committee Members

  1. Director, 2007/04, 2016/08, The Society of Chromosome Research
  2. Councillor, 2006/04, 2007/03, The Society of Chromosome Research
  3. Editorial Board, 2010/01, Asian Herpetological Research
  4. Editorial Boad, 2010/04, Chromosome Science
  5. Editorial Boad, 2014/04, Sexual Development
  6. Editorial Board, 2013/01, Dataset Papers in Biology
  7. Editorial Board, 2017, Bionomina
  8. An expert for the international committee on amphibian and reptiles anomalies, 2016, Ural Federal University (Russia)
  9. Reviewer, 2013/03, Narodowe Centrum Nauki
  10. reviewer, 2019/04/11, 2019/04/20, the Czech Science Foundation
  11. Reviewer, 2017/06/12, 2017/06/12, the Czech Science Foundation
  12. Reviewer, 2013/08, the Czech Science Foundation
  13. Lecturer, 2015/03, University of Canberra
  14. Lecturer, 2014/11, SOKENDAI (The Graduate University for Advanced Studies)
  15. Lecturer, 2012/11, University of Tokyo
  16. Lecturer, 2000/06, Niigata University
  17. Th Research leader of Super science high school profect, 2005/04, 2010/03, Hirosima Kokutaiji High-School
  18. The research leader of Super Science High-School Project, 2002/04, 2005/03, Hiroshima Kokutaiji High School

Organizing Academic Conferences, etc.

  1. The 68th meeting of the society of chromosome research, Organizer, 2017/10, 2017/10
  2. Turnover of sex chromosomes in frogs and fish, 2016/08, 2016/08
  3. 2013/05, 2013/05

History as Peer Reviews of Academic Papers

  1. 2020, Current Herpetology, 1
  2. 2020, Genes to Cells, 1
  3. 2020, Sexual Development, 1
  4. 2020, Integrative Zoology, 1
  5. 2020, Zoological Science, 1
  6. 2020, genes, 2
  7. 2020, Philosophical Transaction B, 1
  8. 2020, Genome, 1
  9. 2019, genes, 1
  10. 2019, Scientific Reports, 1
  11. 2019, Zoological Science, 1
  12. 2019, Molecular Biology and Evolution, 1
  13. 2019, Annals of Brazilian Academy of Sciences, 1
  14. 2019, Cytogenetic and Genome Research, 2
  15. 2018, Scientific Reports, 1
  16. 2018, Sexual Development, 1
  17. 2018, Cytogenetic and Genome Research, 1
  18. 2018, Molecular Biology and Evolution
  19. 2018, Herpetological Journal, 1
  20. 2018, Caryologia, 1
  21. 2018, Zoological Science, Others, 1
  22. 2017, Molecular Biology and Evolution, 2
  23. 2017, Zoological Science, 1
  24. 2017, Genetica, 1
  25. 2017, Journal of the Royal Society Interphase
  26. 2017, the Herpetologica, 1
  27. 2017, Caryologia, 1
  28. 2016, Scientific Reports, 1
  29. 2016, Molecular Ecology, 1
  30. 2016, Evolution, 2
  31. 2016, Molecular Biology and Evolution, 1
  32. 2016, Sexual Development, Editor, 3
  33. 2016, Chromosome Research, 1
  34. 2016, Zoological Science, 2
  35. 2016, Cytogenetics and Genome Research, 1
  36. 2016, Invasive Species Compedium, 1
  37. 2016, Chromosome Science, Editor, 1
  38. 2016, BioMed Research International, 1
  39. 2015, BioMed Research International, 1
  40. 2015, Sexual Development, 1
  41. 2015, Evolution, 1
  42. 2015, Zoological Science, 1
  43. 2014, Genetica, 1
  44. 2014, Proceedings B, 1
  45. 2013, Cytogenetic and Genome Research, 3
  46. 2013, Zoological Science, 1
  47. 2013, Bulletin of the Herpetological Society of Japan, 1
  48. 2013, Journal Phyllomedusa, 1
  49. 2013, Evolution, 1
  50. 2013, National Science Centre, 1
  51. 2012, Cytogenetic and Genome Research, 1