(Last updated : 2018-04-28 18:20:34)
  Kawakami Naoto
   School of Agriculture
   Professor
■ Books and Papers
1. Paper Highly sprouting tolerant wheat grain exhibits extreme dormancy and cold imbibition resistant accumulation of abscisic acid (Co-authored (other than first author)) 2016/03
2. Paper ABA-INSENSITIVE3, ABA-INSENSITIVE5, and DELLAs Interact to Activate the Expression of SOMNUS and Other High-Temperature-Inducible Genes in Imbibed Seeds in Arabidopsis (Co-authored (other than first author)) 2013/12
3. Paper Isolation of a wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) mutant in ABA 8’-hydroxylase gene: effect of reduced ABA catabolism on germination inhibition under field condition. (Co-authored (other than first author)) 2013/03
4. Paper Thermoinhibition uncovers a role of strigolactones in Arabidopsis seed germination (Co-authored (other than first author)) 2012/01
5. Paper Tissue-specific transcriptome analysis reveals cell wall metabolism, flavonol biosynthesis, and defense responses are activated in the endosperm of germinating Arabidopsis thaliana seeds (Co-authored (other than first author)) 2012/01
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■ Conference Presentations
1. 2016/09/19 Highly sprouting tolerant wheat grain exhibits extreme dormancy and cold imbibition resistant accumulation of abscisic acid (13th International Symposium on Pre-Harvest Sprouting in Cereals)
2. 2016/06/23 Selection and characterization of chemicals that modulate the effect of high temperature on abscisic acid and gibberellin action in Arabidopsis seeds (22nd International Conference on Plant Growth Substances)
3. 2016/06/23 Selection of Arabidopsis germination mutants that have defect in abscisic acid and gibberellin regulation at high temperature (22nd International Conference on Plant Growth Substances)
4. 2016/06/01 Contribution of MAP kinase cascade to seed dormancy of Arabidopsis (5th Workshop in the Molecular Aspects of Seed Dormancy and Germination)
5. 2016/06/01 Functional analysis of TRG2A gene which is involved in the development of endosperm aleurone in Arabidopsis seed (5th Workshop in the Molecular Aspects of Seed Dormancy and Germination)
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■ Academic Qualifications
1. 1988/03
Degree Acquisition
Nagoya University
2. 1983/04~1988/03 Nagoya University Graduate School of Agriculture 〔Doctoral course〕 Completed
3. 1979/04~1983/03 Utsunomiya University Faculty of Education Graduated
■ Career History
1. 2008/04~2009/03 University of Toronto Department of Cell & Systems Biology Visiting Professor
2. 2007/04~2009/03 Meiji University Department of Life Science, School of Agriculture Associate Professor
3. 2000/04~2007/03 Meiji University Department of Life Science, School of Agriculture Associate Professor
4. 1997/04~2000/03 Meiji University Department of Agriculure, School of Agriculture Assistant Professor
5. 1988/04~1997/03 Yokohama City University Kihara Institute for Biological Research Assistant Professor
■ Academic Associations Membership
1. 1997/04~ International Society for Seed Science
■ Research Topics, Consignment Studies & KAKENHI Researches
1. 1997  Molecular genetic study on regulation mechanism of seed germination by temperature  (Key Word : seed,dormancy,temperature)
2. 1997  Molecular cloning and functional analysis of genes that regulate wheat seed dormancy  (Key Word : seed,Dormancy,gene)
■ Web Sites
   http://meiji-lifesci.jp/master/川上%E3%80%80直人/
■ Current Specialized Field
Plant molecular biology/Plantphysiology (Key Word:Plant physiology, seed, dormancy, germination, temperature, phytohormone, abscisic acid, mutant, gene expression, Molecular genetics, Chemical genetics) 
■ Courses and Lectures taught or delivered in the past
1. Plant Physiology