Center for Ecological Research, Kyoto University


Members (updated on 21st May, 2019)

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Name Title Research Theme Phone
Keyword E-mail Address
Shin-ichi NAKANO Director
Structure and function of aquatic food webs +81-77-549-8239
Limnetic environment, Microorganisms, Plankton, Biofilm, Matter cycling nakano [at] 
Keisuke KOBA Vice Director
Ecosystems ecology, Isotope ecology +81-77-549-8256
Stable isotopes, Nutrient dynamics, Oxic-anoxic interface, Greenhouse gases, Nitrogen saturation, Nutrient cycle, Resources competition keikoba [at] 
Atsushi ISHIDA Professor Plant ecophysiology, Tree physiology +81-77-549-8233
Water relations, Photosynthesis, Drought, Photoinhibition, Changing environment, Invasion trees, Forest function, Tropical forest atto [at] 
Hiroshi KUDOH Professor Molecular ecology of plant adaptation +81-77-549-8255
Molecular phenology, Population biology, Phenotypic plasticity, Local adaptation, Speciation, Brassicaceae kudoh [at] 
Shoko SAKAI Professor Plant ecology, Tropical ecology +81-77-549-8260
Borneo, General flowering, Phenology, Pollinator ecology, Ecosystem services shokosakai [at] 
Junji TAKABAYASHI Professor Tritrophic interactions consisting of plants, herbivorous arthropods and carnivorous natural enemies of herbivores +81-77-549-8235
Chemical ecology, Tritrophic interactions, Infochemicals junji [at] 
Atsushi YAMAUCHI Professor Mathematical ecology +81-77-549-8259
Population management, Evolutionary biology a-yama [at] 
Yoshikuni HODOKI Associate Professor Microbial ecology, Phycology +81-77-549-8258
Algal bloom, Cyanobacteria, Cyanotoxin, Salt marsh plants, Conservation hodoki [at] 
Hirokazu TOJU Associate Professor Biological interaction, Biodiversity +81-77-549-8234
Coevolution, Ecosystem design, Networks, Animals, Fungi toju [at] 
Hiromi UNO Associate Professor Species interactions in natural landscape +81-77-549-8252
Food web, Resource flux, Migration, Behavior, Phenology, Stream, Riparian forest hiromiuno1 [at] 
Masayuki USHIO (Hakubi project) Associate Professor Microbial Ecology, Ecosystem Ecology +81-77-549-8250
Ecosystem Dynamics, Microbial Interaction, Plant-Soil Feedback, Time Series Analysis, Environmental DNA ushio [at] 
Shigeo YACHI Associate Professor Theoretical ecology, Global environmental studies +81-77-549-8257
Model, Ecosystem and biodiversity, Social-ecological system, Global change, Watershed management, Lake Biwa watershed yachi [at] 

Collaborative Researchers

Name Title Affiliation E-mail address
Ichiro TAYASU Professor RIHN ichirotayasu [at] 
Noboru OKUDA Associate Professor RIHN nokuda [at] 

Program-specific Researchers

Name Title Phone E-mail address
Tomoaki MURANAKA Program-specific researcher +81-77-549-8214 muranaka [at]
Haruki NISHIO Program-specific researcher +81-77-549-8215 hnishio [at]


Name Title Phone E-mail address
Akira MATSUMOTO Technician +81-77-549-8221 matumoto [at]
Yukiko GODA Technician +81-77-549-8221 ygoda [at]
Satomi YOSHINAMI Technician +81-77-549-8221 yoshinami-s [at]


Name Title Phone E-mail address
Keitaro FUKUSHIMA CER PostDoc +81-77-549-8213 fmktaro [at]
Kiyosada KAWAI CER PostDoc +81-77-549-8215 kawaik [at]
Hojun RIM CER PostDoc +81-77-549-8215 justylor [at]
Tetsuji AKATSUKA PostDoc +81-77-549-8221 akatsuka [at]
Mie HONJYO PostDoc +81-77-549-8214 mhonjo [at]
Chitose KAMI PostDoc +81-77-549-8213 chitosekami [at]
Yoshitaka NAKASHIMA PostDoc +81-77-549-8213 nksm [at]
Yuji ONISHI PostDoc +81-77-549-8214 onishiy [at]
Rika OZAWA PostDoc +81-77-549-8213 ozawar [at]
Jiro SUGISAKA PostDoc +81-77-549-8213 sugisaka [at]
Akifumi S. TANABE PostDoc +81-77-549-8019 tanabe.akifumi.4x [at]
Kaoru TSUJI PostDoc +81-77-549-8213 tsuji [at] 
Shoko TSUJI PostDoc +81-77-549-8020 shokotsuji [at]
Eiji YANO PostDoc +81-77-549-8213 yano [at]
Tasuku ITO JSPS PostDoc +81-77-549-8214 tasuku [at] 
Junichi OKANO JSPS PostDoc +81-77-549-8213 j.oj.o55222 [at]
Shota MATSUNO Private-sector co-researcher +81-77-549-8018 matsuno [at]