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Tong Xin

トン シン | Tong Xin
Affiliation and department:
Job title: Special Postdoctoral Researcher (SPDR)
Homepage URL  (1): https://sites.google.com/view/joycextong
Research theme for competitive and other funds  (3):
  • 2022 - 2025 Molecular Mechanisms of Insect Gall Organogenesis in Plants
  • 2022 - 2024 Functions of regulator molecules reprogramming insect gall organogenesis in plants
  • 2021 - 2022 線虫による生物的防除: アブラムシの繁殖力抑制の研究
Papers (4):
  • Xin Tong, Natsumi Kanzaki, Shin-ichi Akimoto. First record of a mermithid nematode (Nematoda: Mermithidae) parasitizing winged females of gall-forming aphids (Hemiptera: Aphididae: Eriosomatinae). Entomological Science. 2021. 24. 4. 354-360
  • Xin Tong, Yusuke Takata, Shin-ichi Akimoto. Seasonal changes in cuticular hydrocarbons in response to polyphenism in the host-alternating aphid Prociphilus oriens. Entomological Science. 2021. 24. 1. 18-26
  • Xin Tong, Shin-ichi Akimoto. Female-female competition leads to female-biased sex allocation and dimorphism in brood sex composition in a gall-forming aphid. Functional Ecology. 2019. 33. 3. 457-466
  • Ran Li, Lan-lan Han, Le-fu Ye, Hong-yu Zhang, Wen-peng Sun, Xin Tong, Kui-jun Zhao. Genetic Differentiation Analyses Based on mtDNA CO II Gene Sequences Among Different Geographic Populations of Aphis glycines (Hemiptera: Aphididae) in Northeast China. Journal of Northeast Agricultural University (English Edition). 2015
Lectures and oral presentations  (7):
  • Symbiotic interactions by aphids galling on elm trees
  • Gall-forming aphids, small insects with great power
    (Japan Eco-Evo English Seminar 2022)
  • Genome sequences of endosymbiotic bacteria Buchnera aphidicola in tripartite symbioses in aphid-galling systems
    (The 81th annual meeting of Entomological Society of Japan 2021)
  • Female-female competition leads to female-biased sex allocation in a gall-forming aphids
    (Aphid Special Interest Group meeting (online), Royal Entomological Society 2021)
  • First record of a mermithid (Nematode: Mermithidae) parasitizing sexuparae of the gall-forming aphids (Aphididae: Eriosomatinae)
    (The annual meeting of Entomological Society of Japan, Hokkaido Branch 2021)
Professional career (3):
  • D.Agr/Ph.D. (Hokkaido University)
  • M.Agr (Hokkaido University)
  • B.Agr (Northeast Agricultural University)
Work history (4):
  • 2023/02 - 現在 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Janelia Research Campus Visiting postdoctoral associate
  • 2022/04 - 現在 RIKEN Cell Function Research Team, RIKEN CSRS Special Postdoctoral Researcher (SPDR)
  • 2020/11 - 2022/03 National Institute for Basic Biology Laboratory of Evolutionary Genomics Special Collaborative Researcher
  • 2015/07 - 2015/09 The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Awards (3):
  • 2022/09 - XI International Anniversary Symposium on Aphids Conference grant
  • 2021/03 - ISBE: The International Society for Behavioural Ecology Abstract Award
  • 2019/04 - The Asahi Glass Foundation PhD Scholarship
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