Unit of Plant Ecophysiology, Fukui Prefectural Univeristy

 


 

Prof. Dr. Toshihito YOSHIOKA
e-mail: yoshi(at)fpu.ac.jp

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES:
1. Seed germination
2. Endangered species

KEY WORDS:
Germination, ABA

TARGET PLATS:
Weeds, Arabidopsis

Associate Prof. Dr. Aki Mizuguti
e-mail: mizuguti(at)fpu.ac.jp

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES:
1.Biodiversity
2.Weed management

KEY WORDS:
GMO

TARGET PLATS:
Weeds, Rice
 
Associate Prof. Dr. Katsuhiro Shiono
e-mail: shionok(at)fpu.ac.jp

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES:

1. Waterlogging tolerance
2. Regulation of root aeration
3. Apoplastic barrier

KEY WORDS:
Barrier to Radial Oxygen Loss (ROL), Aerenchyma, Waterlogging, Casparian strip, Suberin, Lignin

TARGET PLANTS:
Rice, Barley, Brachypodium distachyon

KEY TECHNIQUE:
Cylindrical Pt electrode (Oxygen measurement)



EDUCATION:
2007 PhD in Agriculture. University of Tsukuba, Japan.
2004 Master of Biosystem. University of Tsukuba, Japan.
2002 BSc. Engineering. Tokyo University of Science, Japan.

POSITIONS HELD:
May 2016 - present:
Adjunct Lecturer of School of Plant Biology, The University of Western Australia

Apr 2016 - present:
Associate Professor, Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Fukui Prefectural University

Nov 2013 - Sep 2015:
JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow for Research Abroad with Prof. T. Colmer, School of Plant Biology, The University of Western Australia

Jun 2011 - present:
Guest Researcher, Alliance for Research on North Africa, University of Tsukuba

Apr 2011 - Mar 2016:
Assistant Professor, Department of Bioscience, Fukui Prefectural University

May 2010 - Mar 2011:
JSPS Research Fellow with Prof. Lukas Schreiber, University of Bonn.
supported by the Excellent Young Researcher Overseas Visit Program.

Apr 2009 - Mar 2011:
JSPS Research Fellow with Dr. Mikio Nakazono, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo

Apr 2007 - Mar 2009:
Post-doc with Dr. Mikio Nakazono, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo


PRIZES & AWARDS:
2010 Outstanding Presentation Award (117th Meeting of the Japanese Society of Breeding)
2007 Early Career Scientists Award (9th ISPA Conference, Matsushima, Japan)


OTHER CONTRIBUTIONS AND FORMS OF RECOGNITION:
2016 - present: Review Editor in Plant Abiotic Stress, part of the journal Frontiers in Plant Science
2014 - present: Managing Editor of Plant Root
2008 - present: Editor of Root Research (In Japanese)
2011 Organizer, with S. Ohta of 120th Meeting of the Japanese Society of Breeding
2009 - present: Reviewer of manuscripts for a number of international plant science journals
(Scientific Reports, PLoS one, The Plant Journal, Journal of Experimental Botany, Annals of Botany, AoB Plants, Plant and Soil, Plant Root, International Plant Science, Rice, Plant Science, Journal of Plant Physiology and Plant, Cell and Physiology)


INVITED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS AND REVIEWS
2016 Invited Speaker, 127th The annual meeting of The Japanese Forest Society, Fujisawa, Japan
2015 Invited Speaker, 3rd Brachypodium Workshop, Yokohama, Japan
2014 Invited Speaker, 4th International Rice Congress, Bangkok, Thailand
2013 Invited Speaker, 52nd Meeting of the Weed Science Society of Japan, Kyoto, Japan