Rie Shimizu-Inatsugi

Research Interests

Environmental tolerance of plants, speciation and adaptation by genome duplication (polyploidization), evolution of mating system after polyploidization, evolutionary and ecological genomics.

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Education and Professional Positions

2011 - present Research Associate, Department of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, University of Zurich, Switzerland
2011 - 2014 SNF Marie Heim-Vögtlin Programme Research Associate, Institute of Plant Biology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
2006 - 2011 Institute of Plant Biology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
2004 - 2006 Postdoctoral fellow, The University of Tokyo, Japan
1997 - 2004 Graduate studies (Ph.D.) in Biology, The University of Tokyo, Japan
1993 - 1997 Undergraduate studies (B.Sc.) in Biology, The University of Tokyo, Japan

Selected Publications

  • Shimizu-Inatsugi R., Terada A., Hirose K., Kudoh H., Sese J. and Shimizu KK. (2016) Plant adaptive radiation mediated by polyploid plasticity in transcriptomes. Molecular Ecology:1-35. DOI: 10.1111/mec.13738
  • Mizukami AG.*, Inatsugi R.*, Jiao J., Kotake T., Kuwata K., Ootani K., Okuda S., Sankaranarayanan S., Sato Y., Maruyama D., Iwai H. Garénaux E., Sato C., Kitajima K., Tsumuraya Y., Mori H., Yamaguchi J., Itami K., Sasaki N., Higashiyama T. (* co-first author) (2016) The AMOR Arabinogalactan Sugar Chain Induces Pollen-Tube Competency to Respond to Ovular Guidance. Current Biology. DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2016.02.040
  • Akama S.*, Shimizu-Inatsugi R.*, Shimizu KK., Sese J. (* equally contributed) (2014) Genome-wide quantification of homeolog expression ratio revealed non-stochastic gene regulation in synthetic allopolyploid Arabidopsis. Nucleic Acids Research. DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkt1376
  • Tsuchimatsu T., Suwabe K., Shimizu-Inatsugi R., Isokawa S., Pavlidis P., Stadler T., Suzuki G., Takayama S., Watanabe M. and Shimizu KK. (2010) Evolution of self-compatibility in Arabidopsis by a mutation in the male specificity gene. Nature 464(7293): 1342-1346. DOI: 10.1038/nature08927
  • Shimizu-Inatsugi R., Lihova J., Iwanaga H., Kudoh H., Marhold K., Savolainen O., Watanabe K., Yakubov VV. and Shimizu KK. (2009) The allopolyploid Arabidopsis kamchatica originated from multiple individuals of Arabidopsis lyrata and Arabidopsis halleri. Mol Ecol 18(19): 4024-4048. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2009.04329.x