Seisuke Kimura
  • Department of Bioresource and Environmental Sciences, Kyoto Sangyo University, Japan
Research focus
  • Plant science
Personal information


Ph.D., Department of Applied Biological Science, Tokyo University of Science, Japan, 2001

Current position

Associate Professor, Department of Bioresource and Environmental Sciences, Kyoto Sangyo University, Kyoto, Japan

Publication (since 2008)

  1. Aguilar-Martinez, J. A., Uchida, N., Townsley, B., West, D. A., Yanez, A., Lynn, N., Kimura, S. and Sinha, N. (2015). Transcriptional, posttranscriptional, and posttranslational regulation of SHOOT MERISTEMLESS gene expression in Arabidopsis determines gene function in the shoot apex. Plant Physiol 167(2): 424-442.
  2. Nakayama, H., Nakayama, N., Seiki, S., Kojima, M., Sakakibara, H., Sinha, N. and Kimura, S. (2014). Regulation of the KNOX-GA gene module induces heterophyllic alteration in North American lake cress. Plant Cell 26(12): 4733-4748.
  3. Nakamasu, A., Nakayama, H., Nakayama, N., Suematsu, N. J. and Kimura, S. (2014). A developmental model for branching morphogenesis of lake cress compound leaf. PLoS One 9(11): e111615.
  4. Bolger, A., Scossa, F., Bolger, M. E., Lanz, C., Maumus, F., Tohge, T., Quesneville, H., Alseekh, S., Sorensen, I., Lichtenstein, G., Fich, E. A., Conte, M., Keller, H., Schneeberger, K., Schwacke, R., Ofner, I., Vrebalov, J., Xu, Y., Osorio, S., Aflitos, S. A., Schijlen, E., Jimenez-Gomez, J. M., Ryngajllo, M., Kimura, S., Kumar, R., Koenig, D., Headland, L. R., Maloof, J. N., Sinha, N., van Ham, R. C., Lankhorst, R. K., Mao, L., Vogel, A., Arsova, B., Panstruga, R., Fei, Z., Rose, J. K., Zamir, D., Carrari, F., Giovannoni, J. J., Weigel, D., Usadel, B. and Fernie, A. R. (2014). The genome of the stress-tolerant wild tomato species Solanum pennellii. Nat Genet 46(9): 1034-1038.
  5. Yoshiyama, K. O., Kimura, S., Maki, H., Britt, A. B. and Umeda, M. (2014). The role of SOG1, a plant-specific transcriptional regulator, in the DNA damage response. Plant Signal Behav 9(4): e28889.
  6. Nakayama, H., Fukushima, K., Fukuda, T., Yokoyama, J. and Kimura, S. (2014). Molecular phylogeny determined using chloroplast DNA inferred a new phylogenetic relationship of Rorippa aquatica (Eaton) EJ Palmer & Steyermark (Brassicaceae)-Lake. Cress American Journal of Plant Sciences 5: 48-54.
  7. oshiyama, K. O., Sakaguchi, K. and Kimura, S. (2013). DNA damage response in plants: conserved and variable response compared to animals. Biology (Basel) 2(4): 1338-1356.
  8. Yoshiyama, K. O., Kobayashi, J., Ogita, N., Ueda, M., Kimura, S., Maki, H. and Umeda, M. (2013). ATM-mediated phosphorylation of SOG1 is essential for the DNA damage response in Arabidopsis. EMBO Rep 14(9): 817-822.
  9. Koenig, D.*, Jiménez-Goméz, J. M.*, Kimura, S. §, Fulop, D. §, Chitwood, D. H., Headland, L. R., Kumar, R., Covington, M. F., Devisetty, U. K., Tat, A. V., Tohge, T., Bolger, A., Schneeberger, K., Ossowski, S., Lanz, C., Xiong, G., Taylor-Teeples, M., Brady, S. M., Pauly, M., Weigel, D., Usadel, B., Fernie, A. R., Peng, J., Sinha, N. R. and Maloof, J. N. (2013). Comparative transcriptomics reveals patterns of selection in domesticated and wild tomato. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110(28): E2655-2662. (These authors contributed equally to this work)
  10. Sharlach, M., Dahlbeck, D., Liu, L., Chiu, J., Jiménez-Gómez, J. M., Kimura, S., Koenig, D., Maloof, J. N., Sinha, N., Minsavage, G. V., Jones, J. B., Stall, R. E. and Staskawicz, B. J. (2013). Fine genetic mapping of RXopJ4, a bacterial spot disease resistance locus from Solanum pennellii LA716. Theor Appl Genet 126(3): 601-609.
  11. Kumar, R., Ichihashi, Y., Kimura, S., Chitwood, D. H., Headland, L. R., Peng, J., Maloof, J. N. and Sinha, N. R. (2012). A High-Throughput Method for Illumina RNA-Seq Library Preparation. Front Plant Sci 3: 202.
  12. Alakonya, A.*, Kumar, R.*, Koenig, D.*, Kimura, S.*, Townsley, B.*, Runo, S., Garces, H. M., Kang, J., Yanez, A., David-Schwartz, R., Machuka, J. and Sinha, N. (2012). Interspecific RNA interference of SHOOT MERISTEMLESS-like disrupts Cuscuta pentagona plant parasitism. Plant Cell 24(7): 3153-3166. (*These authors contributed equally to this work)
  13. Nakayama, N., Smith, R. S., Mandel, T., Robinson, S., Kimura, S., Boudaoud, A. and Kuhlemeier, C. (2012). Mechanical regulation of auxin-mediated growth. Curr Biol 22(16): 1468-1476.
  14. Nakayama, H., Nakayama, N., Nakamasu, A., Sinha, N. and Kimura, S. (2012). Toward elucidating the mechanisms that regulate heterophylly. Review Plant Morphology 24: 57-63.
  15. Uchida, N., Kimura, S., Koenig, D. and Sinha, N. (2010). Coordination of leaf development via regulation of KNOX1 genes. J Plant Res 123(1): 7-14.
  16. Kimura, S. and Sinha, N. (2008). Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum): A Model Fruit-Bearing Crop. CSH Protoc 2008: pdb emo105.
  17. Kimura, S., Koenig, D., Kang, J., Yoong, F. Y. and Sinha, N. (2008). Natural variation in leaf morphology results from mutation of a novel KNOX gene. Curr Biol 18(9): 672-677.
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