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Title Professor
Belong to Dept. of Environmental Biology
Bioscience and Biotechnology (graduate school)
Center for International Affairs
Graduated Kyoto University, Graduate School of Agriculture
Degree Dr. of Agriculture, Kyoto University
Academic Institutional Membership The Japanese Society of Applied Entomology & Zoology
The Japanese Nematological Society
The Molecular Biology Society of Japan
The Japanese Society of Pestology
Society of Nematologists
Field of Study Applied Entomology, Nematology, Genetics
Research, Studies Evolution of symbiosis, Mechanisms of animal response against environmental stress
Curriculum Specialized Basic Biology, Basic Biology & Chemistry Laboratory, Environmental Zoology

Books Published, Translation

Protecting Our Crops - Approaches for Plant Parasitic Nematode Control. Vicente, C.S.L., Hasegawa, K., Palomares-Rius, J.E., Siddique, S. eds.Lausanne: Frontiers Media SA, (2021).

Developmental biology and cytogenetics of Bursaphelenchus xylophilus. In: Vieira, P. and Mota, M. M. eds. Pine Wilt Disease: A Worldwide Threat to Forest Ecosystems. Springer, pp. 91-100.

Embryology and cytology of Bursaphelenchus xylophilus. In: Zhao, B. G., Futai, K., Sutherland, J. and Takeuchi, Y. eds. Pine Wilt Disease. Springer, pp. 81-104.

Academic Papers, Critique

Possible stochastic sex determination in Bursaphelenchus nematodes. Nature Communications 13, 2574, 2022.

Fabrication of zinc oxide nanorods using plant latex serum as a green matrix for the sustainable management of root-knot nematodes. Materials Letters 317, 132098, 2022.

Protecting Our Crops - Approaches for Plant Parasitic Nematode Control. Frontiers in Plant Biology 21, 726057, 2021.

Symbiosis of the millipede parasitic nematodes Rhigonematoidea and Thelastomatoidea with evolutionary different origins. BMC Ecology and Evolution 21, 120, 2021.

Morphological and molecular characterization of Buzionema lutgardae n. sp. (Nematoda: Oxyuridomorpha: Thelastomatidae) from the cockroach Byrsotria sp. (Blattaria: Blaberidae) in Cuba. Zootaxa 4965 (2), 385-395, 2021.

Endophytic bacteria isolated from higher plant in Aceh, Indonesia, and their chemical compounds activity against Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lycopersici. Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 31, 31, 2021.

Morphological and molecular characterization of Klossnema viguerasi n. sp. (Nematoda: Oxyuridomorpha: Hystrignathidae) from Cuba, first record of the genus for Cuba. Zootaxa, 4933 (3) 391-402, 2021.

The insecticidal activity of an entomopathogenic nematode Heterorhabditis bacteriophora and its symbiotic bacterium Photorhabdus luminescens against Periplaneta and Blattella cockroaches. Nematological Research 50 (2), 27-33, 2020.

Three new species of Longior Travassos & Kloss, 1958 (Nematoda: Thelastomatoidea: Hystrignathidae) parasites of passalid beetles (Coleoptera: Passalidae) from Dominican Republic and Mexico. Zootaxa, 4877 (1) 125-147, 2020.

Secondary metabolites produced by endophytic bacteria against the Root-Knot Nematode (Meloidogyne sp.). Biodiversitas 21 (11), 5270-5275, 2020.

First record of Bipalium nobile Kawakatsu & Makino, 1982 (Tricladida, Geoplanidae, Bipaliinae) for Aichi prefecture, Japan. Poeyana 510, 72-78, 2020.

A new species of Aoruroides Travassos & Kloss, 1958 (Nematoda: Oxyuridomorpha: Thelastomatidae) parasite of the wood-burrowing cockroach Panesthia angustipennis spadica (Shiraki, 1906) (Blattodea: Blaberidae: Panesthiinae) from Japan with comments on the validity of the genus Aoruroides. Zootaxa 4712 (3), 365-376, 2019.

On the status of Suifunema peregrinatum (Carreno, 2017) n. comb. (Nematoda: Oxyuridomorpha: Thelastomatidae) and first record of the species for Japan. Zootaxa 4651(2), 351-365, 2019.

Morphological and molecular characterization of Xyo pseudohystrix Travassos & Kloss, 1958 (Nematoda: Oxyuridomorpha: Hystrignathidae) from Odontotaenius disjunctus (Illiger, 1800) (Coleoptera: Passalidae) from USA and discussion on its taxonomical status. Zootaxa 4619 (2), 391-400, 2019.

Systemic RNAi of V-ATPase subunit B causes molting defect and developmental abnormalities in Periplaneta fuliginosa. Insect Science 26 (4), 721-731, 2019.

Nematicidal actions of the marigold exudate α-terthienyl: oxidative stress-inducing compound penetrates nematode hypodermis. Biology Open 8 (4), bio038646, 2019.

Morphological and molecular characterization of Lepidonema magnum Morffe & García, 2010 (Nematoda: Oxyuridomorpha: Hystrignathidae) from Passalus interstitialis Eschscholtz, 1829 (Coleoptera: Passalidae) from Cuba and new locality records for the species. Zootaxa 4551 (2) 221-230, 2019.

Morphological and molecular characterization of Coynema poeyi (Coy, García & Álvarez, 1993) (Oxyuridomorpha: Hystrignathidae) from Antillanax pertyi (Kaup, 1869) (Coleoptera: Passalidae) from Cuba and new locality records for the species. Zootaxa 4497 (1), 29-40, 2018.

Characterisation and pathogenicity of Ditylenchus dipsaci isolated from Phlox subulata in Japan. Nematology 20 (8), 811-814, 2018.

Additional observations on Ichthyocephalus victori García & Fontenla, 2002 (Nematoda: Ichtyocephalidae) from Puerto Rico. Novitates Caribaea 12, 129-133, 2018.

Genome analysis of new Blattabacterium spp., obligatory endosymbionts of Periplaneta fuliginosa and P. japonica. PLOS ONE 13 (7): e0200512, 2018.

Cellomics approach for high-throughput functional annotation of Caenorhabditis elegans neural network. Scientific Reports 8,10380, 2018.

From plants to nematodes: Serratia grimesii BXF1 genome reveals an adaptation to the modulation of multi-species interactions. Microbial Genomics 4, 2018.

Broad infectivity of Leidynema appendiculatum (Nematoda: Oxyurida: Thelastomatidae) parasite of the smokybrown cockroach Periplaneta fuliginosa (Blattodea: Blattidae). Ecology and Evolution 8 (8), 3908-3918, 2018.

Morphological and molecular characterization of Travassosinema claudiae n. sp. (Oxyuridomorpha: Travassosinematidae) from the Japanese millipede Parafontaria laminata (Attems, 1909) (Polydesmida: Xystodesmidae). Zootaxa 4282 (1), 166-178, 2017.

Rhigonema naylae n. sp. (Rhigonematomorpha: Rhigonematidae) a new parasitic nematode from a Japanese polydesmid millipede (Polydesmida: Xystodesmidae). Zootaxa 4269 (2), 277-286, 2017.

Composition of the cockroach gut microbiome in the presence of parasitic nematodes. Microbes and Environments 31 (3), 314-320, 2016.

First record of Hammerschmidtiella diesingi (Hammerschmidt, 1838) (Oxyuridomorpha: Thelastomatidae) parasite of Periplaneta americana (Linnaeus, 1758) (Blattodea: Blattidae) in Japan, morphological and molecular characterization. Acta Parasitologica 61 (4), 720-728, 2016.

Evidences for an opportunistic and endophytic lifestyle of the Bursaphelenchus xylophilus-associated bacteria Serratia marcescens PWN146 isolated from wilting Pinus pinaster. Microbial Ecology 72 (3), 669-681, 2016.

First record of the land planarian Bipalium kewense Moseley, 1878 (Tricladida: Geoplanidae: Bipaliinae) from Cuba. BioInvasions Records 5 (3), 127-132, 2016.

Involvement of vitamin B6 biosynthesis pathways in the insecticidal activity of Photorhabdus luminescens. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 82 (12), 3546-3553, 2016.

Morphological, molecular and developmental characterization of the thelastomatid nematode Thelastoma bulhoesi (de Magalhães, 1900) (Oxyuridomorpha: Thelastomatidae) parasite of Periplaneta americana (Linnaeus, 1758) (Blattodea: Blattidae) in Japan. Acta Parasitologica 61 (2), 241-254, 2016.

The genome and genetics of a high oxidative stress tolerant Serratia sp. LCN16 isolated from the plant parasitic nematode Bursaphelenchus xylophilus. BMC Genomics 17, 301, 2016.

Bacterial community associated to the pine wilt disease insect vectors Monochamus galloprovincialis and Monochamus alternatus. Scientific Reports, 6, 23908.

Catalases induction in high virulence pinewood nematode Bursaphelenchus xylophilus under hydrogen peroxide-induced stress. PLOS ONE, 10, e0123839, 2015.

Bacterial role in pine wilt disease development–review and future perspectives. Environmental Microbiology Reports, 7, 51-63, 2015.

Evidence of hermaphroditism and sex ratio distortion in the fungal feeding nematode Bursaphelenchus okinawaensis. G3 Genes Genomes Genetics 4, 1907-1917, 2014.

Karyotype and reproduction mode of the rodent parasite Strongyloides venezuelensis. Parasitology 141, 1736-1745, 2014.

Activated and inactivated immune responses in Caenorhabditis elegans against Photorhabdus luminescens TT01. SpringerPlus 3, 274, 2014.

First report of the nematode Leidynema appendiculata from Periplaneta fuliginosa. Acta Parasitologica 59, 219-228, 2014.

Pinewood nematode-associated bacteria contribute to oxidative stress resistance of Bursaphelenchus xylophilus. BMC Microbiology 13, 299, 2013.

Characterization of bacterial communities associated with the pine sawyer beetle Monochamus galloprovincialis, the insect vector of the pinewood nematode Bursaphelenchus xylophilus. FEMS Microbiology Letters 347 (2), 130-139, 2013.

Genomic insights into the origin of parasitism in the emerging plant pathogen Bursaphelenchus xylophilus. PLoS Pathogens 7 (9) e1002219, 2011.

Genetic and cellular characterization of Caenorhabditis elegans mutants abnormal in the regulation of many phase II enzymes. PLoS ONE 5 (6) e11194, 2010.

Allyl isothiocyanate that induces GST and UGT expression confers oxidative stress resistance on C. elegans, as demonstrated by nematode biosensor. PLoS ONE 5 (2) e9267, 2010.

Early embryogenesis and anterior-posterior axis formation in the white-tip nematode Aphelenchoides besseyi. Journal of Nematology 41 (1) 17-22, 2009.

Acrylamide-resonsive genes in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. Toxicological Sciences 101 (2), 215-225, 2008.

A rapid and inexpensive method to screen for common foods that reduce the action of acrylamide, a harmful substance in food. Toxicology Letters 175 (1-3), 82-88, 2007.

Chromosome structure and behavior in Bursaphelenchus xylophilus (Nematoda: Parasitaphelenchidae) germ cells and early embryo. Nematology 8 (3) 425-434, 2006.

Extremely low dose of acrylamide decreases lifespan in Caenorhabditis elegans. Toxicology Letters 152 (2) 183-189, 2004.

Early embryogenesis of the pinewood nematode Bursaphelenchus xylophilus. Development, Growth & Differentiation 46 (2) 153-161, 2004.

Cell bodies and neuronal processes of externally exposed amphid sensilla in Bursaphelenchus xylophilus. Japanese Journal of Nematology 32 (2) 45-52, 2002.

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