Cellulose Production Research Team

Team leader

pictureTeam Leader : Keiichi Mochida (Ph.D.)

Education

2003 March
Ph.D.,Yokohama City University synthesis science research course

Position Held

2003 April - 2004
Research Associate, Tsukuba University
2004 April -2005
Assistant Professor, Nagahama Institute of Bio-Science and Technology
2005 October - 2008
Research Associate, (Postdoctoral Researcher),
Plant Science Center, RIKEN Yokohama Institute
2008 April - present
Part-time Lecturer, Yokohama City University
2008 October - 2013 March
Research Scientist, Plant Science Center, RIKEN Yokohama Institute
2010 July - 2013 March
Senior Scientist, Biomass Research Platform Team, Biomass Engineering Program, RIKEN
2013 April - 2015 March
Research Scientist, RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science (Concurrent)
2013 April - 2015 March
Dupty Team Leader, Biomass Research Platform Team, Biomass Engineering Program, RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science
2015 April - present
Team Leader, Cellulose Production Research Team, Biomass Engineering Research Division, RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science

Selected Papers

  1. Onda, Y., Mochida, K., Yoshida, T., Sakurai, T., Seymour, R.S., Umekawa, Y., Pirintsos, S.A., Shinozaki, K., and Ito, K. "Transcriptome analysis of thermogenic Arum concinnatum reveals the molecular components of floral scent production." Sci Rep. Mar 4;5:8753 (2015).
  2. Miyazaki, Y., Maruyama, Y., Chiba, Y., Kobayashi, M.J., Joseph, B., Shimizu, K.K., Mochida, K., Hiura, T., Kon, H., and Satake, A. "Nitrogen as a key regulator of flowering in Fagus crenata: understanding the physiological mechanism of masting by gene expression analysis." Ecol Lett. Oct;17(10):1299-1309 (2014) .
  3. Mochida, K., Uehara-Yamaguchi, Y., Takahashi, F., Yoshida, T., Sakurai, T., and Shinozaki, K. "Large-Scale Collection and Analysis of Full-Length cDNAs from Brachypodium distachyon and Integration with Pooideae Sequence Resources. " PLoS One. Oct 9;8(10) (2013).
  4. Sakurai, T.+, Mochida K.+, Yoshida, T., Akiyama, K., Ishitani, M., Seki, M., and Shinozaki, K. "Genome-wide discovery and information resource development of DNA polymorphisms in cassava. " PLoS One. Sep 11;8(9):e74056. (2013). (+These authors equally contributed to this work)
  5. Yamazaki, M.+, Mochida, K.+, Asano, T., Nakabayashi, R., Chiba, M., Udomson, N., Yamazaki, Y., Goodenowe, D.B., Sankawa, U., Yoshida, T., Toyoda, A., Totoki, Y., Sakaki, Y., Góngora-Castillo, E., Buell, C.R., Sakurai, T., Saito, K. "Coupling deep transcriptome analysis with untargeted metabolic profiling in Ophiorrhiza pumila to further the understanding of the biosynthesis of the anti-cancer alkaloid camptothecin and anthraquinones. " Plant Cell Physiol. May;54(5):686-96(2013). (+These authors equally contributed to this work)
  6. Mochida, K., Yoshida, T., Sakurai, T., Yamaguchi-Shinozaki, K., Shinozaki, K. and *Tran, L.S. "TreeTFDB: an integrative database of the transcription factors from six economically important tree crops for functional predictions and comparative and functional genomics. " DNA Res. 20,151-62(2013)
  7. Mochida, K., Uehara-Yamaguchi, Y., Yoshida, T., Sakurai, T. and Shinozaki, K. "Global landscape of a co-expressed gene network in barley and its application to gene discovery in Triticeae crops." Plant Cell Physiol, 52, 785-803 (2011).
  8. Mochida, K., Yoshida, T., Sakurai, T., Yamaguchi-Shinozaki, K., Shinozaki, K. and Tran, L.S. "LegumeTFDB: an integrative database of Glycine max, Lotus japonicus and Medicago truncatula transcription factors. " Bioinformatics, 26, 290-291. (2010)
  9. Mochida, K., Yoshida, T., Sakurai, T., Ogihara, Y. and Shinozaki, K. "TriFLDB: a database of clustered full-length coding sequences from Triticeae with applications to comparative grass genomics. " Plant Physiol, 150, 1135-1146 (2009)
  10. Mochida, K., Saisho, D., Yoshida, T., Sakurai, T. and Shinozaki, K. "TriMEDB: a database to integrate transcribed markers and facilitate genetic studies of the tribe Triticeae. " BMC Plant Biol, 8, 72 (2008).