Metabolic Systems Research Team

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Team Leader: Masami Yokota HIRAI, Ph., D.
【Personal Career】
1989: B.A. in Agricultural Chemistry, The University of Tokyo
1994: Ph.D.in Agricultural Chemistry, The University of Tokyo
Thesis title "Studies on the regulatory mechanism of the expression of sulfur-responsive genes"
1994-1997: Research fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS).
She continued to study in same reseach theme.
1997-2001: Post-doctoral fellow of JSPS Research for the Future Program (Research associate of Chiba Univ.)
Her research subject was "Biosynthesis of Alkaloids".
2001-2005: Post-doctoral fellow of CREST of Japan Science and Technology Agency in Chiba University.
Her research theme was "The integrated analysis of transcriptome and metabolome of Arabidopsis under nutritional stresses"
2005-2008: Unit leader of the Metabolic Systems Research Unit in Riken PSC.
2008- Team leader of the Metabolic Systems Research Team.

【Duties on Scientific Societies】
The Japanese Society of Plant Physiologists: Editor of Plant Cell Physiology(2009-12), Committee member(2012-13)
Japanese Society for Plant Cell and Molecular Biology :Secretary(2012-13)

◆Interview & Article◆
Riken Research (2007) Vegetable matters
Science Watch.com Fast Braking Paper - 2008
Riken Research (2010) Omics analysis nurtures the creation of functional plants

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Team Members

Team Leader
Masami Yokota HIRAI
Research Scientist
Yuji SAWADA
Postdoctoral Researcher
Eiji OKAMURA
Postdoctoral Researcher
Yimeng LI
Postdoctoral Researcher(JST-CREST)
Kai UCHIDA
Visiting Scientist
Kansuporn SRIYUDTHSAK
Visiting Scientist
Takashi OSANAI
Visiting Scientist
Kensuke KAWADE
Special Postdoctoral Researcher
Ryosuke SUGIYAMA
Technical StaffⅠ
Ayuko KUWAHARA
Technical StaffⅠ
Muneo SATO (Mass Spectrometry and Microscopy Unit)
Technical StaffⅡ
Hiromichi AKASHI
Technical StaffⅡ(SIP)
Mami OKAMOTO
Visiting Technician
Tomomi SAWADA
Surina
Student Trainee
Akane SAKATA
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Junko TAKANOBU

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Alums
Jun Matsuzaki
2016        Research Scientist
Vergara Luis Fredd Leonardo
2014-15  Research Scientist
Hiroshi Kiyota
2009-15  Visiting Scientist
Henning Frerigmann
2015        Visiting Researcher
Gabriel Bosque Chacón
2015        Student Trainee
Takeshi Furuhashi
2012-14  Special Postdoctoral Researcher
Hiroko Iijima
2011-14  Technical Staff
Yuka Nakaya
2014        Technical Staff
Atsuko Watanabe
2012-14  Temporary Staff
Yimeng Li
2011-12  International Program Associate
Doris Albinsky
2009-11  Technical Scientist
Yoko Ide
2007-11  Student Trainee
Chieri Kubota
2010        Visiting Researcher
Mark Kroggel
2010        Visiting Technical Scientist
Mutsumi Nagano
2009-10  Technical Staff
Ryoichi Araki
2007-09  Visiting Scientist 
Akiko Maruyama
2009        Visiting Scientist
William Truman
2009        Visiting Reseacher
Mitsuru Yano
2006-09  Student Trainee
Osamu Nishizawa
2007-08  Visiting Scientist
Romy Klausnitzer
2007-08  Visiting Researcher
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