Course of Biological Science and Biotechnology   Course of Agriculture and Forest Science
Course of Environmental Science and Technology

Course of Biological Science and Biotechnology

 Academic Advisor  Main Research Projects
Prof. K.Akama Molecular biology of model plants
Prof. T.Ishikawa Plant molecular physiology of reactive oxygen species and antioxidants
Prof. M.Kawamukai Molecular mechanism that regulates cell differentiation in fission yeast. Elucidation of biosynthesis of coenzyme Q10
Prof. T.Shiotsuki Molecular analysis of mechanisms in insect molting, metamorphosis, diapause, and phase polyphenism,functional analyses of genes and proteins for insect pest control
Prof. T.Nakagawa Development and morphogenesis of plant
Prof. A.Nishikawa Developmental biology, Programmed cell death, amphibian metamorphosis, Myogenesis
Prof. N.Hirohashi Reproductive straegy and sperm evolution in animals
Prof. T.Matsuzaki Morphogenesis of skin and hair follicle
Prof. T.Yamamoto Molecular spectroscopic studies on bio-molecules
Prof. K.Yokota Molecular cell biology of lipid mediators involved in the cell signal transduction, Biochemistry and molecular nutrition on the regulation of mammalian cell function by food-derived factors and biomedicines
Prof. S.-J.Lin Diversification and reproduction of Pteridophyte
Assoc.Prof. H.Akiyoshi Phylogenetic research on structure and function of internal organs
Assoc.Prof. H.Ishida Mechanisms of cell motility
Assoc.Prof. A.Oshima Physiology of extremophiles
Assoc.Prof. T.Ogawa Plant molecular physiology, metabolism and regulatory mechanism of cofactors
Assoc.Prof. T.Kaino Elucidation of biosynthesis, regulatory mechanism and function of Coenzyme Q (ubiquinone)
Assoc.Prof. Y.Kodama Interaction in endosymbiosis between the ciliate Paramecium bursaria and the symbiotic alga Chlorella species
Assoc.Prof. M.Jisaka Structure and function of enzymes involved in lipid metabolism via hydroperoxidation
Assoc.Prof. H.Shimizu Study on the relationship between intestinal bacterial metabolites and pathogenesis of diseases
Assoc.Prof. T.Maruta Redox regulation in higher plants: cytotoxic effect and signal function of reactive oxygen species
Assoc.Prof. A.Mougi Theoretical study of evolution and ecology of biodiversity
Assoc.Prof. M.Yoshida Evolutionary genomics using massive sequencing techniques and Bioinformatics, Evo-Devo on marine non-organisms, Single cell-transcriptomics targeting mechanisms to guarantee cell identity and function
Assis.Prof.T.Akihiro Plant physiology, amino acid metabolism,and phytoremediation
Assis.Prof.T.Tkahara Behavioral Ecology of aquatic animals, Biomonitoring methods using environmental DNA
Assis.Prof.K.nishimura Membrane traffic in cells
Assis.Prof.K.Furuta Development of insect growth regulators targeting Juvenile hormone
Assis.Prof. Y.Matsuo Molecular function of signal transduction network that is regulated by cAMP in fission yeast
Assis.Prof. K.Yoshikiyo Molecular recognition abilities of cyclodextrins

Course of Agriculture and Forest Science

 Academic Advisor  Main Research Projects
Prof. T.Asao Autotoxicity of vegetables and its control
Prof. T.Ichinohe Evaluation of feed resources and feeding regimen of ruminant animals
Prof. K.Ito Depopulation and aging problem and promotion policy in rural area, Forest management for environmental conservation
Prof. Y.Ito Study on history of agricultural, fisheries and rural Problems in modern Japan
Prof. N.Inoue Farm management and group farming management
Prof. M.Ueno Studies on the expression of resistance in plant-microbe interaction
Prof. K.Ohta Morphogenesis and growth regulation of horticultural crops
Prof. J.Kihara Photomorphogenesis in phytopathogenic fungi
Prof. T.Kobata Crop physiology and ecology
Prof. N.Kobayashi Evaluation of plant genetic resources and application for breeding
Prof. S.Matsumoto Evaluation of plant-available nutrients and toxic heavy metals in soil
Prof. T.Matsumoto Effect of cultivation on functional components in fruits, Improvement of skin color in grape and persimmon, Development of white wine with high functional components, Development of processing foods using fruits, Cryopreservation of plant germplasm
Prof. T.Yoshimura Forest utilization, information technology, environmental education and international cooperation
Assoc.Prof. K.Akazawa Management and assessment of regional resources
Assoc.Prof. H.Ikeura Analysis of the scent of vegetables, fruits and flowers and study of the functionality of plant volatile components
Assoc.Prof. T.Esumi Reproductive physiology of fruit trees
Assoc.Prof. M.Kadowaki Photosynthesis and dry matter production of crops
Assoc.Prof. H.Kawaguchi Forest productivity
Forest regeneration
Assoc.prof. M.Kubo Dynamics of riparian forest
Management of semi-natural grassland
Assoc.Prof. K.Kobayasi Analysis of functional morphology in rice
Assoc.Prof. H.Tanaka Vegetative propagation by grafting in vitro and in vivo
Assoc.Prof. Y.Tsurunaga Processing and functionality of food
Effective use of unused resources on food
Assoc.Prof. A.Nakatsuka Isolation and characterization of useful gene in plant
Assoc.Prof. Y.Mori Relation of growth and finance in agricultural management
Assoc.Prof. N.Yasunaga Economic Development and Regional Management in Rural Areas
Assis.Prof. S.Shiro Study on improvment of productivity utilizing the function of plant symbiont microorganism
Assis.Prof. S.Song Cellular biology of adipocytes, myocytes, and mammary epithelal cells in ruminant
Assis.Prof. S.Takada Study on the Structure and Management of Community-Based Rural Tuorism
Assis.Prof. E.Takahashi Silvicultureal study for artificial forests, and dynamics of natural forests
Assis.Prof. Y.Nakama Agricultural Policies in Japan's postwar
Assis.Prof. R.Fujimaki Biomass production and nutrient cycling in forest ecosystem
Full-time Contract
Assis.Prof. K.Ujiie
Crop agronomy, physiology and genetics

Course of Environmental Science and Technology

 Academic Advisor  Main Research Projects
Prof. F.Aranishi Molecular phylogeny, ecology and evolution of aquatic organisms
Prof. Kazuhito Ito Genetic ecological study on pesticide-degrading microorganisms
Evaluation of pesticide side effects on microbial ecosystem
Microbial energy production from waste biomass
Geoecological study on symbiotic microbes with plants
Prof. I.Kita Analysis of water use systems with mathematical programming and effective utilization of rainwater as water resource
Prof. T.Sato Development of new technology and functional materials for water purification and reuse, collection of resources and control of environmental water quality
Prof. I.Takeda Water quality and hydrology in catchment area
Prof. T.Masunaga Enhancement and Control of soil ecosystem functions for environmental purification and sustainable agriculture
Prof. R.Miyanaga Bee biology
Prof. H.Yajima Ecologial modelling and its application for the water quality improement in lakes and reservoirs, Hydro-meteorolgical simulation in a watershed
Prof. A.Yano Studies on the application of electrical engineering in agriculture
Prof. K.Yamaguchi Aquatic environment analysis with benthic organisms and its application to renovating water environment
Assoc.Prof. M.Ishii Performance based design and performance evaluation of irrigation facilities in multifunctional aspects
Assoc.Prof. Y.Izumi Seasonal adaptation of insect
Assoc.Prof. K.Kurata Biodiversity in coastal lagoon environments, Near shore ecology changes in Lake Shinji and Lake Nakaumi, Carbon and nitrogen transportation through food webs in shore of Lake Shinji and Lake Nakaumi
Assoc.Prof. T.Kuwabara Development of the purification materials for the eco-engineering, and removal and recovery of the harmful matters
Assoc.Prof. Y.Suzuki Dynamics of trace elements in various environments
Accumulation/detoxication mechanism of trace elements in bio-organisms
Development/application of new analytical methods for trace elements
Assoc.Prof. H.Somura Modeling analysis of hydrological cycle and processes in watershed areas
Assoc.Prof. M.Horinouchi Ecology of fishes in nearshore habitats including seagrass beds, reed belts and mangrove areas
Assis.Prof. K.Sato Development of Technology for Environmental Restoration and Resource Recycling by Soil Ecological Engineering
Assis.Prof. H.Sato New Conceptual Basin and River Management
Assis.Prof. S.Hayashi Characterization of herbicide 2,4-D degrading genes in soybean root nodule bacteria Bradyrhizobium spp.
Assis.Prof. K.Fukada Development of acoustic measurement technique in soil physics and studies on air flow in soil
Assis.Prof. H.Yoshioka Mass and momentum transport phenomena in environmental fluids, Transport phenomena with inherent stochasticity, Computational science