(Last updated : 2018-04-28 18:20:34)
  Kawakami Naoto
   Department   Undergraduate School  , School of Agriculture
   Position   Professor
■ Books and Papers
1. 2016/03 Article Highly sprouting tolerant wheat grain exhibits extreme dormancy and cold imbibition resistant accumulation of abscisic acid (Collaboration) 
2. 2013/12 Article ABA-INSENSITIVE3, ABA-INSENSITIVE5, and DELLAs Interact to Activate the Expression of SOMNUS and Other High-Temperature-Inducible Genes in Imbibed Seeds in Arabidopsis (Collaboration) 
3. 2013/03 Article Isolation of a wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) mutant in ABA 8’-hydroxylase gene: effect of reduced ABA catabolism on germination inhibition under field condition. (Collaboration) 
4. 2012/01 Article Thermoinhibition uncovers a role of strigolactones in Arabidopsis seed germination (Collaboration) 
5. 2012/01 Article Tissue-specific transcriptome analysis reveals cell wall metabolism, flavonol biosynthesis, and defense responses are activated in the endosperm of germinating Arabidopsis thaliana seeds (Collaboration) 
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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. Nagoya University,
2. 1983/04~1988/03 〔Doctoral course〕, Graduate School of Agriculture, Nagoya University, Completed,
3. 1979/04~1983/03 Faculty of Education, Utsunomiya University, 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. 2017/01~ ∟ Editor, Journal of Plant Research
2. 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