Koichiro Tamura

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Name
Koichiro Tamura
E-mail
ktamuratmu.ac.jp
Affiliation
Tokyo Metropolitan University
Section
Department of Biological Sciences
Job title
Professor
Degree
PhD

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Oct 2008
   
 
Professor, Tokyo Metropolitan University
 
Apr 2005
 - 
Sep 2008
Associate Professor, Tokyo Metropolitan University
 

Published Papers

 
Fast and accurate estimates of divergence times from big data.
Mello B, Tao Q, Tamura K, Kumar S
Molecular Biology and Evolution   34(1) 45-50   Jan 2017   [Refereed]
MEGA7: Molecular Evolutionary Genetics Analysis Version 7.0 for Bigger Datasets
Kumar S, Stecher, G, Tamura K
Molecular Biology and Evolution   33(7) 1870-1874   Jul 2016   [Refereed]
Ancient male recombination shaped genetic diversity of neo-Y chromosome in Drosophila albomicans.
Satomura K, Tamura K
Molecular Biology and Evolution   33(2) 367-374   Feb 2016   [Refereed]
A molecular evolutionary reference for the human variome.
Liu L, Tamura K, Sanderford M, Gray VE, Kumar S
Molecular Biology and Evolution   33(1) 1870-1874   Jan 2016   [Refereed]
Comprehensive identification of odorant-binding protein genes in the seed fly, Delia platura (Diptera: Anthomyiidae).
Ohta S, Seto Y, Tamura K, Ishikawa Y, Matsuo T
Applied Entomology and Zoology   50 457-463   Jul 2015   [Refereed]
Phylogenetic placement of metagenomic reads using the minimum evolution principle.
Filipski A, Tamura K, Billing-Ross P, Murillo O, Kumar S
BMC Genomics   16 1-9   Jan 2015   [Refereed]
Prospects for building large timetrees using molecular data with incomplete gene coverage among species.
Filipski A, Murillo O, Freydenzon A, Tamura K, Kumar S.
Molecular Biology and Evolution   31 2542-2550   Sep 2014   [Refereed]
Takezaki N, Nei M, Tamura K
Molecular biology and evolution      Mar 2014   [Refereed]
Stecher G, Liu L, Sanderford M, Peterson D, Tamura K, Kumar S
Bioinformatics (Oxford, England)      Feb 2014   [Refereed]
Tamura K, Stecher G, Peterson D, Filipski A, Kumar S
Molecular biology and evolution   30 2725-2729   Dec 2013   [Refereed]
Seto Y, Tamura K
International journal of genomics   2013 542139   2013   [Refereed]
Cold tolerance and metabolic rate increased by cold acclimation in Drosophila albomicans from natural populations.
Isobe K, Takahashi A, Tamura K
Genes & genetic systems   88 289-300   2013   [Refereed]
Tamura K, Battistuzzi FU, Billing-Ross P, Murillo O, Filipski A, Kumar S
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America   109 19333-19338   Nov 2012   [Refereed]
Kumar S, Stecher G, Peterson D, Tamura K
Bioinformatics (Oxford, England)   28 2685-2686   Oct 2012   [Refereed]
Tamura K, Peterson D, Peterson N, Stecher G, Nei M, Kumar S
Molecular biology and evolution   28(10) 2731-2739   Oct 2011   [Refereed]
Kumar S, Filipski AJ, Battistuzzi FU, Kosakovsky Pond SL, Tamura K
Molecular biology and evolution      Sep 2011   [Refereed]
Kobayashi N, Kumagai M, Minegishi D, Tamura K, Aotsuka T, Katakura H
Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research   49(1) 16-24   Feb 2011   [Refereed]
Takezaki N, Nei M, Tamura K
Molecular biology and evolution   27(4) 747-752   Apr 2010   [Refereed]
Kumar S, Nei M, Dudley J, Tamura K
Briefings in bioinformatics   9 299-306   Jul 2008   [Refereed]
Katoh T, Nakaya D, Tamura K, Aotsuka T
Zoological science   24(9) 913-921   Sep 2007   [Refereed]
Tamura K, Dudley J, Nei M, Kumar S
Molecular biology and evolution   24(8) 1596-1599   Aug 2007   [Refereed]
Nozawa M, Kumagai M, Aotsuka T, Tamura K, SMBE Tri-National Young Investigators
Molecular biology and evolution   23 981-987   May 2006   [Refereed]
Nozawa M, Aotsuka T, Tamura K
Genetics   171 1719-1727   Dec 2005   [Refereed]
Saito S, Tamura K, Aotsuka T
Genetics   171 1695-1705   Dec 2005   [Refereed]
Tamura K, Nei M, Kumar S
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America   101(30) 11030-11035   Jul 2004   [Refereed]
MEGA3: Integrated software for Molecular Evolutionary Genetics Analysis and sequence alignment.
Kumar S, Tamura K, Nei M
Briefings in bioinformatics   5 150-163   Jun 2004   [Refereed]
Tamura K, Subramanian S, Kumar S
Molecular biology and evolution   21 36-44   Jan 2004   [Refereed]
Evolutionary distance estimation under heterogeneous substitution pattern among lineages.
Tamura K, Kumar S
Molecular biology and evolution   19 1727-1736   Oct 2002   [Refereed]
Kobayashi Norio, Shirai Yoichi, Tsurusaki Nobuo, Tamura Koichiro, Aotsuka Tadashi, Katakura Haruo
Zoological science   17(8) 1159-1166   Nov 2000
Analyses of apart of mitochondrial cytochrome c oxidase I gene sequences (645 bp) for seventeen individuals of Epilacna vigintioctopunctata (Fabricius) from eight localities in east and southeast Asia revealed that the populations are divided into...
Kobayashi Norio, Tamura Koichiro, Aotsuka Tadashi, Katakura Haruo
Zoological science   15(1) 147-151   Feb 1998
We determined the nucleotide sequences of a part of the mitochondrial cytochrome c oxidase 1 gene(1,000 bp)for twelve species of Asian phytophagous ladybird beetles belonging to the genus Epilachna, and constructed molecular phylogenetic trees for...

Research Grants & Projects

 
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: 2007 - 2008    Investigator(s): Hisako OHTSUBO
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: 2006 - 2008    Investigator(s): Koichiro TAMURA
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: 2003 - 2005    Investigator(s): Koichiro TAMURA
The nucleotide substitution rate for mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) is generally much faster than that for nuclear DNA in higher animals, which makes mtDNA useful to detect a difference between closely related species. However, phylogenetic relationshi...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: 1997 - 1999    Investigator(s): Tadashi AOTSUKA
Japanese Potamoid consists of 15 species divided into 3 genea (Geotholphusa, Candidiopotamon and Ryukyum). Among the species, only G. dehaani inhabits widely through Honsyu to Kagoshima and the distributions of the other species are restricted in ...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(試験研究(B), 基盤研究(A))
Project Year: 1995 - 1997    Investigator(s): 斎藤成也, Naruya SAITOU
We created a database of phylogenetic trees, and named it "Jungle". Academic journals in which molecular phylogenetic trees frequently appear were, searched, and images of figures that present phylogenetic trees are Database Jungle were obatained ...