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Sakai Yusuke

サカイ ユウスケ | Sakai Yusuke
Affiliation and department:
Job title: Research Associate
Homepage URL  (1): https://ysakaibiology.com/
Research field  (4): Molecular biology ,  Animals: biochemistry, physiology, behavioral science ,  Ecology and environmental science ,  Evolutionary biology
Research keywords  (10): ecology ,  opsin ,  sexual selection ,  vision ,  guppy ,  Biodiversity ,  Photoreception ,  coral ,  sensory biology ,  evolution
Research theme for competitive and other funds  (1):
  • 2020 - 2023 造礁サンゴの幼生におけるオプシンを介した光受容と光応答的な遊泳のメカニズムの解明
Papers (8):
  • Sakai, Y., Hiromi H. Yamamoto, Shinichiro Maruyama. Long-term aquarium records delineate the synchronized spawning strategy of Acropora corals. Royal Society Open Science. 2024. 11. 240183
  • Benjamin M. Mason, Mitsumasa Koyanagi, Tomohiro Sugihara, Makoto Iwasaki, Vladlen Slepak, David J. Miller, Yusuke Sakai, Akihisa Terakita. Multiple opsins in a reef-building coral, Acropora millepora. Scientific Reports. 2023. 13. 1. 1628
  • Andrew H. Baird, Alasdair J. Edwards, James R. Guest, Saki Harii, Masayuki Hatta, Liam Lachs, Hanaka Mera, Frederic Sinniger, David Abrego, Or Ben-Zvi, et al. A coral spawning calendar for Sesoko Station, Okinawa, Japan. Galaxea, Journal of Coral Reef Studies. 2021. 24. 1. 41-49
  • Sakai, Y, K. Kato, H. Koyama, A. Kuba, H. Takahashi, T. Fujimori, M. Hatta, A. P. Negri, A. H. Baird, N. Ueno. A step-down photophobic response in coral larvae: implications for the light-dependent distribution of the common reef coral, Acropora tenuis. Scientific Reports. 2020. 10. 1. 17680-17680
  • Yusuke Sakai, Masayuki Hatta, Seishiro Furukawa, Masakado Kawata, Naoto Ueno, Shinichiro Maruyama. Environmental factors explain spawning day deviation from full moon in the scleractinian coral Acropora. Biology Letters. 2020. 16. 20190760
MISC (1):
Professional career (1):
  • PhD (Life Science) (Tohoku University)
Work history (4):
  • 2023/09 - 現在 The University of Manchester School of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Biology Medicine and Health Research Associate
  • 2023/04 - 2023/08 Osaka Metropolitan University Graduate School of Science
  • 2020/04 - 2023/03 Osaka City University Graduate School of Science JSPS Fellowship PD
  • 2017/04 - 2020/03 National Institute for Basic Biology Division of Morphogeneisis Postdoctoral fellow
Association Membership(s) (4):
日本生物物理学会 ,  The Japanese Society for Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry ,  THE ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF JAPAN ,  THE ECOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF JAPAN
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