Ayako Izuno

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Ayako Izuno
Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute
Department of Forest Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology
Job title
Doctor of Agriculture(Kyoto University)
Research funding number

Published Papers

Updated genome assembly and annotation for Metrosideros polymorpha, an emerging model tree species of ecological divergence
Izuno A, Wicker T, Hatakeyama M, Copetti D, Shimizu KK
G3      Oct 2019   [Refereed]
Nagamitsu T, Uchiyama K, Izuno A, Shimizu H, Nakanishi A
New Phytologist      Aug 2019   [Refereed]
Nakazawa T, Izuno A, Horii M, Kodera R, Nishimura H, Hirayama Y, Tsunematsu Y, Miyazaki Y, Awano T, Muraguchi H, Watanabe K, Sakamoto M, Takabe K, Watanabe T, Isagi Y, Honda Y
Fungal genetics and biology : FG & B   109 7-15   Dec 2017   [Refereed]
Shutoh K, Izuno A, Isagi Y, Kurosawa T, Kaneko S
Genes & genetic systems   92(2) 99-103   Oct 2017   [Refereed]
Izuno A, Kitayama K, Onoda Y, Tsujii Y, Hatakeyama M, Nagano AJ, Honjo MN, Shimizu-Inatsugi R, Kudoh H, Shimizu KK, Isagi Y
Molecular Ecology   26(6) 1515-1532   Mar 2017   [Refereed]
Development of microsatellite markers for an endemic shrub, Leptopetalum grayi (Rubiaceae), on the Ogasawara Islands using Ion Torrent next-generation sequencing
Tsuda Y, Nakahama N, Izuno A, Kyogoku D, Arima K, Kato H, Isagi Y
Conservation Genetics Resources   8(4) 587-594   Dec 2016   [Refereed]
Narita A, Izuno A, Komaki Y, Tanaka T, Murata J, Isagi Y
Applications in plant sciences   4(9)    Sep 2016   [Refereed]
Izuno A, Hatakeyama M, Nishiyama T, Tamaki I, Shimizu-Inatsugi R, Sasaki R, Shimizu KK, Isagi Y
Journal of plant research   129(4) 727-736   Jul 2016   [Refereed]
Izuno A, Tanabe AS, Toju H, Yamasaki M, In- drioko S, Isagi Y
Mycoscience   57(3) 171-180   May 2016   [Refereed]
Tsujii Y, Onoda Y, Izuno A, Isagi Y, Kitayama K
Oecologia   180(4) 1049-1059   Apr 2016   [Refereed]
Nakahama N, Izuno A, Arima K, Isagi Y
Applications in plant sciences   4(2)    Feb 2016   [Refereed]
Yamashita Y, Izuno A, Isagi Y, Kurosawa T, Kaneko S
Applications in plant sciences   4(2)    Feb 2016   [Refereed]
Izuno A, Kanzaki M, Artchawakom T, Wachrinrat C, Isagi Y
PloS one   11(11) e0166669   Nov 2016   [Refereed]
Nakahama N, Izuno A, Arima K, Isagi Y
Conservation Genetics Resources   7(2) 525-527   Jun 2015   [Refereed]
Current plantation practices have negligible genetic effects on planted dipterocarps in the tropical rainforest
Izuno A, Indrioko S, Widiyatno, Prasetyo E, Kasmujiono, Isagi Y
Silvae Genetica   62(6) 292-299   Dec 2013   [Refereed]
Izuno A, Takamiya M, Kaneko S, Isagi Y
Journal of plant research   125(5) 613-618   Sep 2012   [Refereed]
Izuno A, Takamiya M, Kaneko S, Isagi Y
American journal of botany   98(11) e339-41   Nov 2011   [Refereed]

Conference Activities & Talks

Population genomics for a remarkable ecological radiation in Hawaiian Islands
Izuno A, Kitayama K, Onoda Y, Tsujii Y, Amada G, Kobayashi K, Stacy EA, Sakishima T, Nagano AJ, Honjo MN, Kudoh H, Hatakeyama M, Shimizu-Inatsugi R, Isagi Y, Shimizu KK
The 2017 Congress of the European Society for Evolutionary Biology   Aug 2017   
Population genomic signature of environmental association in an ecologically divergent Hawaiian tree species
Izuno A, Kitayama K, Onoda Y, Tsujii Y, Shimizu KK, Isagi Y
LS2 Annual Meeting   Feb 2017   

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Oct 2017
Researcher, Department of Forest Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology, Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute
Apr 2016
Sep 2017
JSPS overseas research fellow, Department of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, University of Zurich


Apr 2013
Mar 2016
PhD student, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University
Apr 2011
Mar 2013
Master student, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University

Research Grants & Projects

Genomic bases of the ecological divergence in Metrosideros polymorpha
Georges und Antoine Claraz Schenkung: 
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Sep 2017    Investigator(s): Ayako Izuno
Genomics of the remarkable phenotypic divergence accompanying ecological niche diversification within a single plant species
JSPS: Overseas Research Fellow
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Sep 2017    Investigator(s): Ayako Izuno
Genetic bases of the adaptive radiation within a species revealed by the genome-wide polymorphism
University of Zurich: Pilot project 2016 in University Research Priority Program
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Dec 2016    Investigator(s): Ayako Izuno
Diversity in phyllosphere fungal communities and genetic characteristics of trees in tropical rainforests revealed by high-throughput sequencing
JSPS: Research Fellow for young scientists (DC1)
Project Year: Apr 2013 - Mar 2016    Investigator(s): Ayako Izuno