Course Outline

Primary Academic Supervisors

Science of Biological Production

Major Chair
[Rengo-Koza]
PROFESSORField of Instruction and ResearchResearch ThemeMajor Subject Offered for Examination
Plant Production & Management MATSUBARA, Yoichi
(Gifu University)
Vegetable Crop Science Biological and physiological study and the application to sustainable culture and environmental stress tolerance in vegetable crops Vegetable Crop Science
SUZUKI, Katsumi
(Shizuoka University)
Protected Horticulture and
Vegetable Crop
Science
The study of suitable and high-quality vegetable production in protected horticulture Protected Horticulture and
Vegetable Crop
Science
KIRIIWA, Yoishikazu
(Shizuoka University)
Vegetable Crop Science The study on physiological response to abiotic stress in vegetable crop production Vegetable Crop Science
YAHATA, Masaki
(Shizuoka University)
Pomology Study on physiology of fruit set and Development of high quality fruit tree using chromosome engineering technique Pomology
SHIMAZU, Teruaki
(Gifu University)
Environmental Control in Plant Production Systems Development of environmental control techniques for plant production and its application to plant science Greenhouse and Biosystems Engineering
OBA, Shinya
(Gifu University)
Plant Growth Diagnostics Analysis of economical plants by genetic and eco-physiological aspects to develop the technology for plant production Plant Eco-physiology
MAEZAWA, Shigenori
(Gifu University)
Food Distribution System Empirical study for mechanism of food distribution Food Distribution System
YAMAWAKI, Kazuki (Shizuoka University) Science and Technology for Harvested Horticultural Food Products Studies on keeping and raising quality in harvested fruits and vegetables Science and Technology for Harvested Horticultural Food Products
NAKANO, Kohei
(Gifu University)
Postharvest Engineering Development of the quality preservation theory and technology in agricultural produces Postharvest Technology
KATO, Masaya
(Shizuoka University)
Postharvest Physiology Physiology, biochemistry, and molecular biology in postharvest horticultural crops Postharvest Physiology
TOGASHI,Koichi
(Gifu University)
Research on Local Industries and Corporations Local industries and community develop-ment Regional Policy for Industrial Development
SHIBAGAKI,Hiroshi
(Shizuoka University)
Agricultural Management and Economics Theoretical and positive studies on agricultural cooperatives and agricultural finance Agricultural Management and Economics
MATSUMOTO, Kazuhiro
(Shizuoka University)
Horticultural Science The physiological and ecological studies on horticultural crops for the production of high quality agricultural products Horticultural Science
NAGATA, Masayasu (*)
(Gifu University)
Postharvest Science and Technology of Horticultural Crops Postharvest science and technology of horticultural crops, elucidating the mechanism underling quality changes and its application on the regulation of deteriorations in fresh produces Postharvest Science and Technology of Horticultural Crops
TSUTA, Mizuki (*)
(Gifu University)
Non-destructive Evaluation Technology Food and agricultural products evaluation by light spectroscopy and data mining Non-destructive Evaluation Technology
Animal Resource Production SASANAMI, Tomohiro
(Shizuoka University)
Molecular Cell Biology The studies on the molecular mechanism of egg envelop formation and fertilization in birds Cell Biology
KOHSAKA, Tetsuya
(Shizuoka University)
Reproductive Physiology Structure and function of the protein hormone relaxin in the male Animal Reproduction
TORIYAMA, Masaru
(Shizuoka University)
Cell Biology The studies on the mechanism of sea urchin egg mitosis Molecular Biology of the Cell
YOGO, Keiichiro
(Shizuoka University)
Reproductive Biology Molecular and cellular biology of development and differentiation of mammalian germ cells Reproductive Biology
IWASAWA, Atsushi
(Gifu University)
Chemical Endocrinology Biochemistry of animal endocrine system and metabolism Chemical Endocrinology
MATSUMURA, Shuichi
(Gifu University)
Animal Genetics Studies on evolutionary history and genetic diversity of animals Animal Molecular Genetics
DOI, Osamu
(Gifu University)
Animal Reproduction Physiology and technology of reproduction in animals Physiology of Animal Reproduction
YAYOTA, Masato
(Gifu University)
Animal Nutritional Ecology Nutritional ecology of ruminants and application to animal production Animal Nutrition
YAMAMOTO, Akemi
(Gifu University)
Animal Nutrition Nutrients requirement and nutritional evaluation for feedstuffs in monogastric animal Animal Nutrition
NINOMIYA, Shigeru (Gifu University) Animal Welfare and Behaviour Applied Ethology and animal welfare Animal Welfare and Behaviour
KOYA, Yasunori (Gifu University) Animal Reporductive Biology Studies on evolution of reproductive mode in fishes using functional morphology of gonad and reproductive behavior, and their application for aquaculture Animal Reporductive Biology

Science of Biological Environment

Major Chair
[Rengo-Koza]
PROFESSORField of Instruction and ResearchResearch ThemeMajor Subject Offered for Examination
Agricultural & Environmental Engineering HIRAMATSU, Ken
(Gifu University)
Environmental Hydraulics Management of water environment and aquatic ecosystem in rural area Environmental Hydraulics
ONISHI, Takeo
(Gifu University)
Hydrology

Understanding the mechanism of water and material cycles and evaluation of the anthropogenic impact on these cycles

Hydrology
ITO, Kengo
(Gifu University)
Aquatic Environment Management of environment and ecosysytem conservation in paddy field Ecology and Civil Engineering
NISHIMURA, Shinichi
(Gifu University)
Engineering for Agricultural Structures Safety and effective use of agricultural structures for water supply Engineering for Agricultural Structures
IMAIZUMI, Fumitoshi
(Shizuoka University)
Erosion Control Engineering Management of sediment and water in mountainous catchments Erosion Control Engineering
KATSUTA, Nagayoshi
(Gifu University)
Earth's Environmental System Decoding response of terrestrial environment to global changes recorded in lacustrine sediment Earth's Environmental System
Management of Biological Environment MATSUI, Tsutomu
(Gifu University)
Crop Production Science Sustainable crop production Crop Production Science
TSUCHIDA, Koji
(Gifu University)
Insect Ecology Studies on the genetical variation within insect populations Insect Ecology
MUKAI, Takahiko (Gifu University) Biogeography The studies of the biodiversity in space and through time, and of the conservation methods Biogeography
TAGAMI,Yohsuke
(Shizuoka University)
Applied Entomology Development of insect pest control technique using insect-symbiont relationship Biology of insect symbiosis
KAGEYAMA, Koji
(Gifu University)
Fungal Ecology Development of molecular detection technique of oomycetes and clarification of their ecology using the technique Fungal Ecology
SUGA, Haruhisa
(Gifu University)
Molecular Plant Pathology Stuies on evolution, ecology and pathogenicity of plant pathogens Molecular Plant Pathology
TSUDA, Satoshi
(Gifu University)
Plant Ecology Ecological studies on vegetation structure and dynamics Plant Ecology
SAWADA, Hitoshi
(Shizuoka University)
Applied Ecology Plant population biology and adaptation to defoliation and disturbance Applied Ecology
YAMASHITA, Masayuki
(Shizuoka University)
Ecological Genetics Invasion ecology of exotic plants and weeds Invasion Ecology
INAGAKI, Hidehiro
(Shizuoka University)
Agroecology ,
Weed science
Studies on assessment of biodiversity in rural area and ecological management of weed Weed science
MUKAI, Yuzuru
(Gifu University)
Forest Genetics Population genetics and eco-physiology analysis of mating systems and mechanisms for maintenance of genetic diversities in woody plants Genetics and Eco-physiology
KAWAKUBO, Nobumitsu
(Gifu University)
Plant Evolutionary Ecology Evolutionary Studies on Flowering and Pollination Evolutionary Biology
OHTSUKA, Toshiyuki
(Gifu University)
Ecosystem Ecology Carbon cycling and carbon sequestration in terrestrial ecosystems Carbon cycling in terrestrial ecosystems
MIZUNAGA, Hiromi
(Shizuoka University)
Silviculture Rehabilitation of forest ecosystem Ecological Management of Forest
AWAYA, Yoshio
(Gifu University)
Forest Resource Management Plant remote sensing and forest management Ecosystem Metrology
MURAOKA, Hiroyuki
(Gifu University)
Ecosystem Physiology Ecophysiological study from whole-plant to landscape in terrestrial ecosystems Ecosystem Physiology
ISHIDA, Megumi
(Gifu University)
Montane ecology and management Conservation and management of mountain zone Montane ecology and management
WEI, Yongfen
(Gifu University)
Environmental Monitoring Monitoring and assessment of mass circulation in basin environment Environmental Monitoring
IIO, Atsuhiro
(Shizuoka University)
Forest Eco-physiology Eco-physiological process of canopy photosynthesis and transpiration in forest ecosystems Forest Eco-physiology
KASAI, Atsushi
(Shizuoka University)
Biological Control Studies of interspecies interactions on pest management Biological Control

Science of Biological Resources

Major Chair
[Rengo-Koza]
PROFESSORField of Instruction and ResearchResearch ThemeMajor Subject Offered for Examination
Utilization of Biological Resources MITSUNAGA, Tohru
(Gifu University)
Phytochemistry Structural analysis and functional elucidation of plant secondary metabolites Natural Products Chemistry
TERAMOTO, Yoshikuni
(Gifu University)
Chemistry of Biomass-based Materials Material functionalization of cellulose, related polysaccharides, and wood components Chemistry of Biomass-based Materials
YANASE, Emiko
(Gifu University)
Bioorganic Chemistry Structural analysis and chemical study of plant polyphenols Bioorganic Chemistry
KAWAI, Shingo
(Shizuoka University)
Lignin Biochemistry Biosynthesis and biodegradation of lignin and related compounds Lignin Biochemistry
YAMADA, Masaaki
(Shizuoka University)
Polymer Composite Material The development and performance evaluation of new wood adhesives Wood Adhesion
KOJIMA, Yoichi
(Shizuoka University)
Wood Biomass Science Studies on effective use of woody biomass Wood Boimass Science
KOBAYASHI, Kenji
(Shizuoka University)
Timber Structures Studies on seismic performances of timber structures Timber Structures
KAMAYA, Yasushi
(Shizuoka University)
Environmental Toxicology Environmental Fate and Biological Effects of Organic Contaminants Ecotoxicology
IWAMOTO, Satoshi
(Gifu University)
Physical Chemistry and Engineering for Food Materials Physicochemical studies of phase and/or glass transitions of food colloids for high value-added food production Colloid Science for Food Materials
NISHIZU,Takahisa
(Gifu University)
Food Process Engineering Research in food physics and engineering analysis of food process operations Food Process Engineering
YABE, Tomio
(Gifu University)
Carbohydrate Biochemistry Biochemistry and molecular cell biology of glycans for molecular structure and biological functions Glycobiology
Smart Material Science ISHIDA, Hideharu
(Gifu University)
Glycotechnology Chemical biology of bioactive glycoconjugates Chemical Biology
ANDO, Hiromune
(Gifu University)
Chemistry Featuring Carbohydrates Molecular biology-oriented chemical synthesis of carbohydrates and application of their functions to medicinal chemistry Chemistry on Synthesis and Application of Carbohydrates
IMAMURA, Akihiro
(Gifu University)
Applied Carbohydrate Chemistry Chemical synthesis of biologically-relevant carbohydrate molecules and functional glyco-probes Applied Carbohydrate Chemistry
KAMEYAMA, Akihiko (**)
(Gifu University)
Analytical Glycotechnology Structure-function analysis of glycans and its applications to pharmaceuticals including products for medical diagnosis Analytical Chemistry for Glycoconjugates
UENO, Yoshihito
(Gifu University)
Nucleic Acid Chemistry Design and chemical synthesis of functional nucleic acids for gene therapy and genetic diagnosis Chemistry of Nucleosides, Nucleotides and Nucleic Acids
YOSHIMATSU, Mitsuhiro
(Gifu University)
Life Science Organic Chemistry Synthesis of bioactive compounds using a new methodology and their biological functions Organic Chemistry
SUZUKI, Kenichi
(Gifu University)
Cell Biophysics Studies on cell membrane structures and signal transduction by single-molecule imaging Cell Biophysics
Regulation of Biological Functions NAKAGAWA, Tsutomu
(Gifu University)
Applied Biochemistry Biochemistry and molecular cell biology of enzymes and proteins, and their application Applied Biochemistry
IWAHASHI, Hitoshi
(Gifu University)
Applied Microbiology Elucidation and utilization of stress response from microbe to higher organisms OMICS Biology
SUZUKI, Tohru
(Gifu University)
Genome Microbiology A new aspect of microbiology from genome science and bio-informatics Genome Microbiology
NAKAMURA, Kohei
(Gifu University)
Microbial Molecular Ecology Fundamental and applied microbial ecology in anaerobic environments Microbial Molecular Ecology
OGAWA, Naoto
(Shizuoka University)
Environmental Microbiology Analysis of the function of environmental microbes Environmental Microbiology
SHIMIZU, Masafumi
(Gifu University)
Plant Pathology Studies on plant probiotics and plant-microbe interactions in the rhizosphere Plant Pathology
CHIBA, Yasunori (**)
(Gifu University)
Microbial Glycobiology Production technologies of glycan-engineered proteins and materials by microbes Microbial Glycobiology
NAKAGAWA, Tomoyuki
(Gifu University)
Food and Nutritional Biochemistry Molecular cell biology and molecular breeding of yeasts, Development of industrial enzymes Food Microbiology
EBIHARA, Akio
(Gifu University)
Enzyme Science Studies on structure and function of enzyme Enzyme Science
NAGAOKA, Satoshi
(Gifu University)
Functional Food Science Biochemical and molecular biological studies on the physiological functions of food components Functional Food Science
MORITA, Akio
(Shizuoka University)
Plant Nutrition Nutritional physiology of plants and plant cells Plant Nutrition
KOYAMA, Hiroyuki
(Gifu University)
Plant Cell Technology Molecular physiology and molecular breeding of acid soil tolerant plants Plant Cell Technolog
YAMAMOTO, Yoshiharu Y.
(Gifu University)
Plant Genome Biology Study of environmental adaptation and evolution in plants Plant Genome Biology
KOBAYASHI, Yuriko
(Gifu University)
Molecular Plant Nutrition Molecular mechanisms of plant response and tolerance to nutrition and toxic elements Molecular Plant Nutrition
TOKUYAMA, Shinji
(Shizuoka University)
Applied Microbiology Study on useful enzymes from microorganisms Applied Microbiology
IKKA, Takashi
(Shizuoka University)
Plant Nutritional Physiology Plant nutritional study on abiotic stress tolerance mechanism Plant Nutritional Physiology
TAKAHASHI, Junko (**)
(Gifu Univerisity)
Regulation of Animal Physiological Function Elucidation and application of stress response mechanism of microbe and animal stress Regulation of Animal Physiological Function
HORIE, Masanori (**)
(Gifu University)
Microorganism Function Control Application and evaluation of interaction of lactic acid bacteria and animals Food Microbiology Science

(*) indicates guest professors from the National Agriculture and Food Research Organization(NARO). Please note that in the case you prefer to study under the supervision of them, you will conduct research mainly at the Food Research Institute, NARO.
(**) indicates guest professors from the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology(AIST). Please note that in the case you prefer to study under the supervision of them ,you will conduct research mainly at the AIST.