Misako Yamazaki

Link to Research Group page (Prof. Dr. Kentaro K. Shimizu)

Research Interests

Combination of available current molecular techniques to answer biological questions. Also collaborating, coordinating and bridging people.


Education and Professional Positions

2012 - present Technician MBA, University of Zurich, Switzerland
2009 - 2012 Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
2008 - 2009 gCOE Postdoctoral Fellow, Kyoto University, Japan
2005 - 2008 JSPS Research Fellow (DC1), Kyoto University, Japan
2005 - 2008 Ph.D. degree, Kyoto University, Japan
2003 - 2005 M.Sc. degree, Kyoto University, Japan
1999 - 2003 B.Sc. degree, Kyoto University, Japan

Selected Publications

  • Pfister A., Barberon M., Alassimone J., Kalmbach L., Lee Y., Vermeer JEM., Yamazaki M., Li G., Maurel C., Takano J., Kamiya T., Salt DE., Roppolo D., Geldner N. (2014). A receptor-like kinase mutant with absent endodermal diffusion barrier displays selective nutrient homeostasis defects. Elife Magazine17(1), 228. DOI: 10.7554/eLife.03115
  • Roppolo D., De Rybel B., Tendon VD., Pfister A., Alassimone J., Vermeer JEM., Yamazaki M., Stierhof Y-D., Beeckman T., Geldner N. (2011). A novel protein family mediates Casparian strip formation in the endodermis. Nature 473(7347):380-3. DOI: 10.1038/nature10070
  • Yamazaki M., Shimada T., Takahashi H., Tamura K., Kondo M., Nishimura M., Hara-Nishimura I. (2008). Arabidopsis VPS35, a retromer component, is required for vacuolar protein sorting and involved in plant growth and leaf senescence. Plant Cell Physiol. 49, 142-156 print. DOI: 10.1093/pcp/pcn006