Last updated on Oct. 25, 2012

Masashi TSUCHIYA, Ph.D

It's me

Research Scientist

Stable Isotope Ecology Research Team (Team leader) / Geobiology Research Team
Earth and Life History Research Program
Institute of Biogeosciences

Address:
Institute of Biogeosciences
Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology,
2-15 Natsushima-Cho, Yokosuka, 237-0061, JAPAN

E-mail:
tsuchiyam(__at__)jamstec.go.jp

Research interest

Education

2000: Ph.D. Environmental Science, Shizuoka University
1997: short term visitor (two month), Molecular systematic group, Department of zoology and animal biology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Geneve
1996: M.Sc. Geosciences, Shizuoka University
1995: short term visitor (one month), Molecular systematic group, Department of zoology and animal biology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Geneve
1994: B.A. Geosciences, Shizuoka University

Research and professional experience

2009-present: Research Scientist, Stable Isotope Ecology research Team (Team leader) / Geobiology research team, Institute of Biogeosciences, JAMSTEC
2006-2009: Research Scientist, Institute for Research on Earth Evolution, JAMSTEC
2003-2006: JSPS Postdoctoral Research Fellow (PD) @ Marine Ecosystem Research Program, Extremobiosphere Research Center, JAMSTEC
2003-2003: Staff, Institute for Frontier Research on Earth Evolution, JAMSTEC
2001-2003: Lecturer (part-year), Marine Biosystems Research Center, Chiba University
2000-2001: Postdoctoral student, Institute of Biology, Tohoku University
1999-2000: Research Assistant, Institute of Geosciences, Shizuoka University
1999-2000: JSPS Research Fellow (DC2) @ Shizuoka University
1999-2000: Teaching Assistant, Institute of Geosciences, Shizuoka University

Honors

2006: Best poster award for Internarional Symposium on Foraminifera (FORAMS 2006), Kimoto, K. and Tsuchiya, M., The "unusual" reproduction of planktic foraminifera: An asexual reproductive phase of Neogloboquadrina pachyderma (Ehrenberg).
2001: Best paper award for FY2000 from the Palaeontological Society of Japan, Kitazato, H., Tsuchiya, M. and Takahara, K., 2000, Recognition of breeding populations in foraminifera: an example using the genus Glabratella: Paleontological Research, v. 4, p. 1-15.

Research fund / Most Recent Research Projects

2012-2015: Effect of endosymbiotic algae and kleptoplast for foraminiferal diversification mechanism, JSPS fund, project leader
2009-2011: Ecological role and evolution of Xenophyophorean foraminifer in the deep-seas, JSPS fund, project leader
2006-2007: Establishment of fossil DNA extraction method by using sediment core and protistan evolution: affect of paleoceanographic environmental changes, JSPS fund, project leader
2003-2006: Evolutionary Mechanisms of foraminifers: affect of both reproductive behavior and paleoceanographic environmental changes to genetic diversification, JSPS Research fund (PD), project leader
1997-1999: Evolution and Ecology of benthic foraminifera: comparison with genetical and morphological data, JSPS Research fund (DC2), project leader