Research Institute for Humanity and Nature

Staff Profile

NameUCHII, Kimiko
AffiliationResearch Institute for Humanity and Nature
PositionProject Researcher
Arrival day2007.4.1
Leaving the office day 
Year of Birth1978
Academic CareerPh.D., Center for Ecological Research, Kyoto University (2007)
M.Sc., Center for Ecological Research, Kyoto University (2004)
B.Sc., Faculty of Science, Kyoto University (2002)
Professional CareerPostdoctoral Researcher, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (2007)
Research Assistant, Center for Ecological Research, Kyoto University (2006)
Research Assistant, Center for Ecological Research, Kyoto University (2005)
Research Assistant, Center for Ecological Research, Kyoto University (2004)
Higher DegreesD.Sc.(Kyoto University, 2007)
M.Sc.(Kyoto University, 2004)
Fields of SpecializationEcology
Microbial Ecology
Academic Society MembershipsEcological Society of Japan
Japanese Society of Microbial Ecology
AwardsThe 8th Ecological Research Award (2008)
Home Pagehttp://www.chikyu.ac.jp/kimi/index.htm

 

Papers

【Original Articles】

Kimiko Uchii, Kazuaki Matsui, Takaji Iida, Zen'ichiro Kawabata 2009 Distribution of the introduced cyprinid herpesvirus 3 in a wild population of common carp, Cyprinus carpio. Journal of Fish Diseases 32:857-864. DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2761.2009.01064.x (reviewed).

Toshifumi Minamoto, Mie N. Honjo, Kimiko Uchii, Hiroki Yamanaka, Alata A. Suzuki, Yukihiro Kohmatsu, Takaji Iida, Zen'ichiro Kawabata 2009 Detection of cyprinid herpesvirus 3 DNA in river water during and after an outbreak. Veterinary Microbiology 135(3-4):261-266. DOI:10.1016/j.vetmic.2008.09.081 (reviewed).

Ryuji Yonekura, Hiroki Yamanaka, Atushi Ushimaru, Kazuaki Matsui, Kimiko Uchii, Atsushi Maruyama 2009 Allochthonous prey subsidies provide an asymmetric growth benefit to invasive bluegills over native cyprinids under the competitive conditions in a pond. Biological Invasions 11(6):1347-1355. DOI:10.1007/s10530-008-9342-y (reviewed).

Kazuaki Matsui, Mie Honjo, Yukihiro Kohmatsu, Kimiko Uchii, Ryuji Yonekura, Zen'ichiro Kawabata 2008 Detection and significance of koi herpesvirus (KHV) in freshwater environments. Freshwater Biology 53(6):1262-1272. DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2427.2007.01874.x (reviewed).

Kimiko Uchii, Noboru Okuda, Ryuji Yonekura, Zin'ichi Karube, Kazuaki Matsui, Zen'ichiro Kawabata 2007 Trophic polymorphism in bluegill sunfish (Lepomis macrochirus) introduced into Lake Biwa: evidence from stable isotope analysis. Limnology 8(1):59-63. DOI:10.1007/s10201-006-0196-7 (reviewed).

Ryuji Yonekura, Koichi Kawamura, Kimiko Uchii 2007 A peculiar relationship between genetic diversity and adaptability in invasive exotic species: bluegill sunfish as a model species. Ecological Research 22(6):911-919. DOI:10.1007/s11284-007-0357-0 (reviewed). The 8th Ecological Research Award

Kimiko Uchii 2007 Does gut microbiota help animal adaptations to new environments?. Japanese Journal of Ecology 57(3):407-411. (in Japanese) (reviewed).

Takeshi Miki, Kazuaki Matsui, Taichi Yokokawa, Takaaki Nishida, Yuki Kobayashi, Kimiko Uchii 2007 Microbial pool and biodiversity. Japanese Journal of Ecolog 57(3):424-431. (in Japanese) (reviewed).

Kimiko Uchii, Kazuaki Matsui, Ryuji Yonekura, Katsuji Tani, Takehiko Kenzaka, Masao Nasu, Zen'ichiro Kawabata 2006 Genetic and physiological characterization of the intestinal bacterial microbiota of bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus) with three different feeding habits. Microbial Ecology 51(3):277-284. DOI:10.1007/s00248-006-9018-z (reviewed).

【Review Articles】

Kimiko Uchii, Zen'ichiro Kawabata 2009 Biological invasion of a fish pathogen, cyprinid herpesvirus 3, into Japanese freshwater ecosytems. Japanese Journal of Limnology accepted. (in Japanese) (reviewed).

Research Presentations

【Oral Presentation】

Kimiko Uchii Establishment of cyprinid herpesvirus 3 in a wild population of common carp in Lake Biwa. Workshop on CyHV-3 disease in an environment-human linkage, 2009.04.08, Kyoto, Japan.

Kimiko Uchii, Takeshi Ishihara, Kohta Asano, Zen'ichiro Kawabata Invasion of cyprinid herpesvirus 3 and its impact on the economy and industry involved in koi and common carp. 73rd Annual Meeting of Japanese Society of Limnology, 2008.10.10-2008.10.13, Sappro. (in Japanese)

Kimiko Uchii, Zen'ichiro Kawabat Invasion of an exotic viral pathogen into freshwater ecosystems. 55th Annual Meeting of Japanese Society of Japan, 2008.03.14-2008.03.17, Fukuoka. (in Japanese)

Ryuji Yonekura, Koichi Kawamura, Kimiko Uchii Paradox between genetic diversity and phenotypic adaptability in invasive exotic species: bluegill sunfish as a model species. International Symposium on the Origin and Evolution of Natural Diversity, 2007.10.01-2007.10.05, Sapporo, Japan.

Kimiko Uchii, Ryuji Yonekura, Kazuaki Matsui, Noboru Okuda, Zen'ichiro Kawabata Does change in gut microbiota help invasive bluegill sunfish to utilize new food resources?. 54th Annual Meeting of Ecological Society of Japan, 2007.03.19-1007.03.23, Matsuyama. (in Japanese)

Kimiko Uchii, Kazuaki Matsui, Ryuji Yonekura, Katsuji Tani, Takehiko Kenzaka, Masao Nasu, Zen'ichiro Kawabata Comparative analysis of the intestinal bacterial communities of bluegill with different feeding habits. 20th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Microbial Ecology, 2004.11.21-2004.11.23, Sendai. (in Japanese)

【Poster Presentation】

Kimiko Uchii, Kazuaki Matsui, Zen'ichiro Kawabata Distribution of cyprinid herpesvirus 3 in a wild population of common carp (Cyprinus carpio). International Symposium on Environmental Change, Pathogens, and Human Linkage, 2008.06.11-2008.06.12, Kyoto, Japan.

Kimiko Uchii, Noboru Okuda, Zin'ichi Karube, Ryuji Yonekura, Kazuaki Matsui, Zen'ichiro Kawabata Trophic polymorphism in Lake Biwa bluegill, an introduced fish species in Japan: Stable isotopic evidence.. American Society of Limnology and Oceanography 2006 Summer Meeting, 2006.06.04-2006.06.09, Victoria, Canada.

Kimiko Uchii, Noboru Okuda, Ryuji Yonekura, Kazuaki Matsui, Zen'ichiro Kawabata Stable isotope analysis on food utilization of invasive bluegill sunfish in Lake Biwa. 53th Annual Meeting of Ecological Society of Japan, 2006.03.24-2006.03.28, Niigata. (in Japanese)

Kimiko Uchii, Kazuaki Matsui, Masao Nasu, Zen'ichiro Kawabata Genetic and physiological analysis of intestinal bacteria of bluegill with three different feeding habits. 10th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, 2004.08.22-2004.08.27, Cancun, Mexico.