MEMBERS

Toshio Sano, Professor

Toshio Sano, Professor

Plant physiological disorders, Plant cell physiology

Associate Prof., University of Tokyo

Cell division and elongation regulated by K+ channels.
Visualization of plant cytoskeletons by using fluorescent proteins.

Seiju Ishikawa, Professor

Seiju Ishikawa, Professor

Practical Plant Medical Science, Plant Diseases Diagnostics

Head, Division of Environmental Technology and Biotechnology Tochigi prefectural agricultural Experiment Station

Biocontrol, Ecological control

Yasuo Watanabe, Professor

Yasuo Watanabe, Professor

Food, Agriculture and Environment Policy

Director General, Policy Research Institute, MAFF
2006-2013
Deputy Director General, Policy Research Institute, MAFF
2004-2006
Director, International Policy Division, Policy Research Institute, MAFF
1997-2000
Director, Office of International Research and Information, MAFF
1996-1997
Director, Office of OECD Affairs, MAFF
1994-1996
Deputy Director, Food Standards and Labeling Division, MAFF
1991-1994
Administrator, Directorate for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Food, agriculture and environment policy analysis Economic research on the relation between global warming and food/agriculture Study on the GM food regulations etc.

Akio Tatara, Professor

Akio Tatara, Professor

Applied Entomology

Director, Shizuoka Plant Protection Office, Deputy director, Shizuoka Prefectural Research Institute of Agriculture and Forestry, Director, Shizuoka Prefectural Fruit Research Center

Ecology of crop pests and natural enemies, Control of crop pests by natural enemies.

Shinya Tsuda, Professor

Shinya Tsuda, Professor

Clinical Plant Science, Plant Virology

Senior Scientist, Plant Biotechnology, Ibaraki Agricultural Center, Visiting Scientist, Department of Plant & Microbial Biology, University of California at Berkeley, Director, Division of Plant Disease management, Central Region Agricultural Research Center, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization

Analyses of biological and serological aspects of tomato spotted wilt virus and its application for diagnosis and epidemiology, The phase out of Methyl bromide for soil uses in Japan and the alternative action plan, Development of new plant protection systems for sustainable agriculture.

Hiroshi Hamamoto, Professor

Hiroshi Hamamoto, Professor

Clinical Plant Science, Plant Virology

RIKEN Plant Science Center, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo

Development of molecular detection of drug resistance of fungi, Utilization of plant virus vector

Kenro Oshima, Professor

Kenro Oshima, Professor

Phytopathogenic bacteria, Genomics of plant pathogens

Professor, Department of Clinical Plant Science, Faculty of Bioscience and Applied Chemistry, Hosei University, Japan.
2013-2009
Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural and Environmental Biology, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Japan.
2009-2006
Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural and Environmental Biology, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Japan.
2006-2004
Assistant Professor, Agricultural bioinformatics research unit, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Japan.

Complete genome sequence of phytoplasma.
Identification and characterization of virulence factors of phytoplasma.

Eisuke Ochi, Associate Professor

Eisuke Ochi, Associate Professor

Exercise Physiology Sports Science

Researcher at Sports Research Center, Hosei University
Associate Professor at Laboratory of Health and Sports Sciences, Meiji Gakuin University
Assistant Professor at Graduate School of Education, Okayama University

Adaptation of skeletal muscle to exercise/training
Structure and function of skeletal muscle, health sciences, and physiology
Sports injuries and repair

Miki Obata, Associate Professor

Miki Obata, Associate Professor

Theoretical Linguistics, psycholinguistics

Associate Professor, Faculty of Science, Tokyo University of Science
Associate Professor, Faculty of Humanities, Law and Economics, Mie University.

Structure-building procedures in the human linguistic computation
Sentence processing and working memory

Satoshi Kagiwada, Lecturer

Satoshi Kagiwada, Lecturer

General clinical plant science, Plant-Microbe Interaction, Plant molecular biology

JSPS research fellow, Assistant Professor at The University of Tokyo

Studies on symptom determination of plant virus

Yuuri Hirooka, Lecturer

Yuuri Hirooka, Lecturer

Phytopathogenic fungi, Mycology, Fungal ecology, Forest pathology

Research Associate, University of Maryland; Visiting scientist, United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service; Research Associate, Forestry & Forest Products Research Institute; Postdoctoral fellow. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Postdoctoral fellow, University of Ottawa

Systematics of ascomycetous fungi, Diagnoses of plant diseases caused by fungi