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All data is as of February 19, 2024.

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TANAKA WAKANA
Associate Professor
Affiliation Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life
Discipline Bioresource/Food Sciences
Academic Degrees The University of Tokyo 
The University of Tokyo 
Research Fields Biology; Basic biology; Plant molecular biology / Plant physiology
Agricultural sciences; Plant production and environmental agriculture; Science in genetics and breeding
Research Keywords Plant development / Crop breeding / Molecular genetics / Meristem / Plant stem cells / Tiller / Axillary bud / Flower / Rice (Oryza sativa)
Comments I am interested in how plants elaborate their structures such as flowers and leaves. My research objective is to elucidate the molecular and genetic mechanisms underlying the control of plant development.
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Past media appearances Radio Hiroshima FM Hiroshima University Radio Campus #95! Hiroshima FM Shigeki Ohkubo's 9ji Radio 20221003~
Article publication in "Shoukei-Advice" Discovery of a gene that forms rice grains - For future breeding Shoukei-Advice 20220124~
Article publication in "The Weekly PressNet" Genetic studies on flower and leaf formation in rice The Weekly PressNet 20210225~
Topic Genome/DNA technology
Living Organism/Plants and Animals
SDGs 2 Zero hunger 9 Industry, innovation, infrastructure 13 Climate action 15 Life on land
Educational Programs [Bachelor Degree Program] School of Applied Biological Science : Department of Applied Biological Science : Molecular Agro-Life Science Program
[Master's Program] Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life : Division of Integrated Sciences for Life : Program of Food and AgriLife Science
[Doctoral Program] Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life : Division of Integrated Sciences for Life : Program of Food and AgriLife Science
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