CURRICULUM VITAE

Name: Ichirou Karahara

 

Office Address:

Department of Biology, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, University of Toyama

3190 Gofuku, Toyama 930-8555, Japan

E-mail: karaharasci.u-toyama.ac.jp

Tel: + 81-76-445-6630

Fax: + 81-76-445-6549

 

Education:

1996          D.Sc. (Ph. D.)        Osaka University, Japan

1991          M.Sc.         Osaka University, Japan

1989          B.Sc.          Osaka University, Japan

 

Professional Experience:

2006-present: Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, University of Toyama

2000: Visiting Researcher supported by MEXT Japan, MCD Biology, University of Colorado at Boulder

1996-2006: Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Toyama

1996: Postdoctoral Research Fellow supported by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Osaka University, Japan

Honors and awards:

2009: Excellent Paper Award "Hirase Award" (Japanese Society for Plant Morphology)

2000: Young Scientist Award (Japanese Society for Plant Morphology)

2000: Young Scientist Award (Japanese Society for Root Research)

 

Relevant Extension:

2006- present: Editor in Chief for "Plant Root"

2011: 7th International symposium Structure and Function of Roots (Slovakia), Scientific committee

2010- 2012: Councilor of Japanese Society for Biological Sciences in Space

2010- 2012: Councilor of Japanese Society for Root Research

2010- 2012: Public Relations Committee Member of Japanese Society of Plant Morphology

2010: 17th International Microscopy Congress (Rio de Janeiro), Chair of session L13 Plant Science

2008- 2009: Chairman of Japanese Society for Root Research

2008- 2009: Councilor of Japanese Society for Plant Physiology

2005: Invited talk, Workshop on Plant Structure and Function, Beijing Botanical Society, Beijing Forestry University, Academic Exchange Seminar in South China Botanical Garden, Guangzhou

2007- present: Organized Co-operative Agreement on Research between Faculty of Science, University of Toyama, Japan and Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

2006- 2007: Vice Chair of Japanese Society for Root Research

2005: Invited lecture at Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, Peking University

2004- 2007: Editorial Board Member for "Root Research" (in Japanese)

1996- 2003: Councilor of Japanese Society for Root Research

Professional Societies:

Japanese Society for Root Research, Botanical Society of Japan, Japanese Society for Plant Physiology, Japanese Society for Plant Morphology, Japanese Society for Biological Sciences in Space, Japanese Society of Microscopy, American Society of Plant Biologists

 

Reviewer for Manuscripts:

Plant Root, Planta, Annals of Botany, Physiologia Plantarum, Plant Cell Physiology, Advances in Space Research, Journal of Plant Research, Micron, Plant and Soil, Acta Physiologiae Plantarum

 

(Mar 18, 2011)