Associate Professor

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Plant Breeding

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Graduating School 【 display / non-display

  • Kyoto University  Faculty of Agriculture  1996.03

Graduate School 【 display / non-display

  • Kyoto University  Graduate School, Division of Agriculture  Doctor's Course  2002.03

Campus Career 【 display / non-display

  • University of Shiga Prefecture  School of Environmental Science  Department of Biological Resources Management  Associate Professor   2013.04 - Now

  • University of Shiga Prefecture  School of Environmental Science  Department of Biological Resources Management  Assistant Professor   2007.04 - 2013.03

  • University of Shiga Prefecture  School of Environmental Science  Department of Biological Resources Management  Research Assistant   2006.04 - 2007.03

External Career 【 display / non-display

  • College of Bioresource Science, Nihon University  Researcher   2003.10 - 2006.03

  • NIAS  Part-time researcher for university or other academic organization   2000.11 - 2003.05

Field of expertise (Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research classification) 【 display / non-display

  • Science in genetics and breeding


Research theme 【 display / non-display

  • Isolation of genes for efficient Phosphate uptake in rice and development of DNA markers

  • Isolation and functional analysis of acid soil tolerance genes in rice, which are useful for genome based breeding of environmentally sustainable varieties.

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Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Suppression of a NAC-like transcription factor gene improves boron-toxicity tolerance in rice (Oryza sativa L.)(共著)

    Ochiai, K., Shimizu A., Okumoto Y., Fujiwara T., and Matoh T.

    American Society of Plant Biologists  Plant Physiology  156 (3)   1457 - 1463  2011.07

    10.1104/pp.110.171470  Joint Work  Joint(The vice charge)

  • Genetic analysis of root elongation induced by phosphorus deficiency in rice (Oryza sativa L.) : fine QTL mapping and multivariate analysis of related traits.

    Shimizu A., Kato K., Komatsu A., Motomura K., Ikehashi H.

    Springer  Theoretical and Applied Genetics  117 (6)   987 - 996  2008.10

    10.1007/s00122-008-0838-8  Joint Work  Joint(The main charge)

  • Discovery of high-confidence SNPs from large-scale de novo analysis of leaf transcripts of Aegilops tauschii, a wild wheat progenitor

    Iehisa J.C.M., Shimizu A., Sato K., Nasuda S., Takumi S.

    OXFORD JOURNALS  DNA Research  19 (6)   487 - 497  2012.12

    10.1093/dnares/dss028  Joint Work  Joint(The main charge)

  • Boron toxicity in rice (Oryza sativa L.). I. Quantitative Trait Locus (QTL) analysis of tolerance to boron toxicity.(共著)

    Ochiai K., Uemura S., Shimizu A., Okumoto Y., Matoh T.

    Springer  Theoretical and Applied Genetics  117 (1)   125 - 133  2008.06

    10.1007/s00122-008-0758-7  Joint Work  Joint(The vice charge)

  • Genome-wide marker development for the wheat D genome based on single nucleotide polymorphisms identified from transcripts in the wild wheat progenitor Aegilops tauschii

    Iehisa J.C.M., Shimizu A., Sato K., Nishijima R., Sakaguchi K., Matsuda R., Nasuda S., Takumi S.

    Springer  Theoretical and Applied Genetics  127 (2)   261 - 271  2014.02

    10.1007/s00122-013-2215-5  Joint Work  Joint(The vice charge)

  • A new method for gene discovery in large-scale microarray data (共著)

    Yano K., Imai K., Shimizu A., Hanashita T.

    Oxford Journal  Nucleic Acids Research  34 (5)   1532 - 1539  2006.04

    10.1093/nar/gkl058  Joint Work  Joint(The main charge)

  • QTLs for nutritional contents of rice seedlings (Oryza sativa L.) in solution cultures and its implication to tolerance to iron-toxicity. (共著)

    Shimizu A., Guerta C.Q., Gregorio G.B., Kawasaki S., Ikehashi H.

    Springer  Plant and Soil  275 (41276)   57 - 66  2005.11

    10.1007/s11104-004-4683-5  Joint Work  Joint(The main charge)

  • OryzaExpress: An Integrated Database of Gene Expression Networks and Omics Annotations in Rice(共著)

    Kazuki Hamada, Kohei Hongo, Keita Suwabe, Akifumi Shimizu, Taishi Nagayama, Reina Abe, Shunsuke Kikuchi, Naoki Yamamoto, Takaaki Fujii, Koji Yokoyama, Hiroko Tsuchida, Kazumi Sano, Takako Mochizuki, Nobuhiko Oki, Youko Horiuchi, Masahiro Fujita, Masao Watanabe, Makoto Matsuoka, Nori Kurata, and Kentaro Yano

    Oxford journals  Plant & Cell Physiology  52 (2)   220 - 229  2011.02

    10.1093/pcp/pcq195  Joint Work  Joint(The vice charge)

  • QTL analysis of genetic tolerance to iron-toxicity in rice (Oryza sativa L.) by quantification of bronzing score.

    Shimizu A.

    Taylor & Francis  Journal of New Seeds  10 (3)   171 - 179  2009.09

    10.1080/15228860903064989  Single Work  

  • Phosphorus deficiency-induced root elongation and its QTL in rice (Oryza sativa L.). (共著)

    Shimizu A., Yanagihara S., Kawasaki S., Ikehashi H.

    Springer  Theoretical and Applied Genetics  109 (7)   1361 - 1368  2004.09

    10.1007/s00122-004-1751-4  Joint Work  Joint(The main charge)

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Books 【 display / non-display

  • Genome and transcriptome analyses for acid tolerance in rice

    Shimizu A., Kato K., Komatsu A., Ikehashi H. 他

    SHOUKADOH Book Sellers  150p  2008.02

    Scholarly Book  Joint Work

  • Construction of High-Density Map, Genome Library, and Saturation Mapping of Nodulation Genes. In: Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry, Vol52: 183-202

    Kawasaki S., Murakami Y., Imaizumi-Anraku H., Shimizu A., Mikami I. その他

    Springer-Verlag  268p  2003.01

    Scholarly Book  Joint Work