日本語
 Faculty
 Division of Natural Sciences
 Research Group of Biological Sciences
Associate Professor
Sato-Nara   Kumi
Birth:1970

Other faculty or department / position
Faculty of Science Department of Chemistry,Biology, and Environmental Sciences Courses of Biological Sciences
Faculty of Science Department of Chemistry,Biology, and Environmental Sciences Courses of Environmental Sciences
Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences Master's Course Department of Biological Science
Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences Doctoral Course School of Natural Science and Ecological Awareness

Career
Research Scientist, RIKEN (The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research)  1999/04-2005/09 
Associate Professor, Faculty of Science, Nara Women's University  2005/10/01-2007/03/31 
Associate Professor, Faculty of Science, Nara Women's University  2007/04/01-2012/03/31 
Associate Professor, Division of Natural Sciences, Faculty, Nara Women's University  2012/04/01-Present 

Graduate school
Tohoku University  Doctor course  Graduate School, Division of Natural Science  Department of Biology  1997  Completed  Domestic   
Tohoku University  Doctor prophase  Graduate School, Division of Natural Science  Department of Biology  1994  Completed  Domestic   

School
Tohoku University  Faculty of Science  Department of Biology  1992  Graduated  Domestic   

Academic degrees
Doctor of Science  Tohoku University   

Current research field
Plant Physiology/Molecule 

Research keywords
Water transport, Aquaporin (PIP1, PIP2, TIP1, TIP2), light regulation of plant development, NMR imaging (MRI) of the root of Arabidopsis thaliana 

Subject of research
Light promotion of root hair development  light, root hair  2000- 
Far-red light regulation of root gene expression in Arabidopsis thaliana  phytochrome, lateral root, pathogenesis-related protein 1 (PR1), PR1-like protein, aquaporin  2003- 
A study of water status and transport in roots of Arabidopsis using MRI  MRI, plant  2003- 
Light regulation of aquaporin gene expression  phytochrome A, aquaporin  2005- 
Floral morphogenesis and miR166  morphogenesis, HD-ZIPIII, miR165/166  2009- 

Achievements of joint or funded research
Cultivation test of Arabidopsis thaliana under far-red light illumination using an EEFL system  U-TEC jouit research  2010/10-2011/03  Domestic joint research within Japan 
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Papers
Functionally Diversified Members of the MIR165/6 Gene Family Regulate Ovule Morphogenesis in Arabidopsis thaliana  Plant & Cell Physiology  Academic Journal  Joint  pcy042  2018/02  Kayo Hashimoto, Shunsuke Miyashima, Kumi Sato-Nara, Toshihiro Yamada, Keiji Nakajima    10.1093/pcp/pcy042   
Accumulation of TIP2;2 Aquaporin during Dark Adaptation Is Partially PhyA Dependent in Roots of Arabidopsis Seedlings  Plants  Academic Journal  Joint  3, 177-195  2014/03  Yumi Uenishi, Yukari Nakabayashi, Ayako Tsuchihira, Mari Takusagawa, Kayo Hashimoto, Masayoshi Maeshima and Kumi Sato-Nara  2223-7747  10.3390/plants3010177   
A Comprehensive Expression Analysis of the Arabidopsis MICRORNA165/6 Gene Family during Embryogenesis Reveals a Conserved Role in Meristem Specification and a Non-Cell-Autonomous Function  Plant & Cell Physiology  Academic Journal  Joint  54/ 3, 375-384  2013/03  Shunsuke Miyashima, Minami Honda, Kayo Hashimoto, Kiyoshi Tatematsu,Takashi Hashimoto, Kumi Sato-Nara, Kiyotaka Okada, and Keiji Nakajima       
Diurnal changes in shoot water dynamics are synchronized with hypocotyl elongation in Arabidopsis thaliana.  Plant Signaling & Behavior  Academic Journal  Joint  8/ 3, eLocation ID: e23  2013/03  Ishikawa, H., Sato-Nara, K., Takase, T., and Suzuki, H.      Repository 
The circadian clock modulates water dynamics and aquaporin expression in Arabidopsis roots.  Plant and Cell Physiology  Academic Journal  Joint  52/ 2, 373-383  2011/02  Tomoyuki Takase, Haruki Ishikawa, Haruko Murakami, Jun Kikuchi, Kumi Sato-Nara, Hitoshi Suzuki       
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Research presentations
Conference presentation  Water permeability of tonoplast intrinsic proteins TIP2;2 and TIP2;3 in Arabidopsis thaliana  The 82th Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of Japan  2018/09/15 
Conference presentation  シロイヌナズナの根と根細胞の水透過性測定  The 82th Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of Japan  2018/09/15 
Conference presentation  シロイヌナズナの光によるRNAスプライシングの調節と根毛形成促進との関連性の検討  The 82th Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of Japan  2018/09/15 
Conference presentation  Promotion of root cell elongation and stress tolerance in a tonoplast intrinsic protein TIP2;2-deficient mutant in Arabidopsis thaliana  The 59th Annual Meeting of The Japanese Society of Plant Physiologists  2018/03/30 
Conference presentation  シロイヌナズナの原形質膜アクアポリン遺伝子PIP2;3の高温誘導を増大させる光の波長の検討  The 81st Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of Japan  2017/09/09 
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Intellectual property rights
Patent  Infrared observation and micromanipulation device      P2002-369624A  2002/12/24  3549107   
Patent  ethylene-low-sensitive plants      特開平11-151090  1999/06/08  3030015  2000/04 
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Academic awards
Rising Sun Award, 16th Conference of the International Plant Growth Substances Association (IPGSA)  1998  Overseas 
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Alloted class
化学生物環境学特別研究I 
Special Course in Integrative and Population Biology 1 
Special Course in Environmental Responses of Plants 
Plant Physiology 
Graduation Research 1 (Biological Sciences) 
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Social cooperation and an international exchange activity
第13回女子中高生のための関西科学塾  2018/04-2019/03  関西在住の女子中学生・高校生  関西科学塾の奈良女子大学内実行委員として、実験講座・企画・運営を担当 
第12回女子中高生のための関西科学塾  2017/04-2018/03  関西在住の女子中学生・高校生  関西科学塾の奈良女子大学内実行委員として、企画・運営を担当 
第11回女子中高生のための関西科学塾  2016/04-2017/03  関西在住の女子中学生・高校生  関西科学塾の奈良女子大学内実行委員として、企画・運営を担当。また実験講師を務めた。 
第10回女子中高生のための関西科学塾  2015/04-2016/03  関西在住の女子中学生・高校生  関西科学塾の奈良女子大学内実行委員として、企画・運営を担当、講師として実験講座を開催。 
奈良女子大学と英国レスター大学医学・生物科学・心理学カレッジとの国際交流  2014/04-2015/03  英国レスター大学医学・生物科学・心理学カレッジ  留学生の受入・国際交流プログラムに参加する大学院生の引率 
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Memberships of academic societies
The Japanese Society of Plant Physiologists -Present  Domestic
The Botanical Society of Japan -Present  Domestic