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theoretical biology, plant morphogenesis, floral organ

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  • 2015.04.01 - , Center for Education in Liberal Arts and Sciences, Assistant Professor

  • 2016.04.01 - , Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science

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Osaka University Graduate School, Division of Natural Science Department of Biological Sciences Completed Doctor (Science) 2015.03

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  • Mathematical modelling of floral development
    Plant molecular biology and physiology-related, Developmental biology-related, Biophysics-related

  • Measurements and mathematical analyses on morphological variation in plants
    Plant molecular biology and physiology-related, Morphology and anatomical structure-related

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  • The Botanical Society of Japan

  • The Biophysical Society of Japan

  • Japanese Society of Developmental Biologists

  • The Japanese Society of Plant Morphology


Academic Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Spiral phyllotaxis underlies constrained variation in Anemone (Ranunculaceae) tepal arrangement., Kitazawa MS, Fujimoto K, Journal of plant research, 2018.03,, Papers

  • Stochastic occurrence of trimery from pentamery in floral phyllotaxis of Anemone (Ranunculaceae), Miho S. Kitazawa, Koichi Fujimoto, Acta Societatis Botanicorum Poloniae,85(4), 2016.12,, Papers

  • Relationship between the species-representative phenotype and intraspecific variation in Ranunculaceae floral organ and Asteraceae flower numbers., Kitazawa MS, Fujimoto K, Annals of botany, vol. 117, no. 5, pp. 925-935,117(5) 925-935, 2016.04,, Papers

  • A Dynamical Phyllotaxis Model to Determine Floral Organ Number, Kitazawa M. S., Fujimoto K., PLoS Computational Biology,11(5): e1004145. , 2015.05,, Papers

  • A developmental basis for stochasticity in floral organ numbers., Miho S. Kitazawa, Koichi Fujimoto, 2014.11,, Papers