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Kyoto University
Center for Ecological Research
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Academic & Professional Experience

JSPS Post doctoral fellow


Zoology, Graduate School, Division of Natural Science, Kyoto University
Biology, Faculty of Science, Kyoto University

Published Papers

Tropical phenology: Recent advances and perspectives
Sakai S, Kitajima K
Ecological Research   34 50-54   Jan 2019   [Refereed]
Effects of temporal variation in community-level fruit abundance on seed dispersal by birds across woody species
Naoe, S., Masaki, T., Sakai, S.
American Journal of Botany   105 1792-1801   Jul 2018   [Refereed]
Jeff Ollerton, Sigrid Liede-Schumann, Mary E. Endress, Ulrich Meve, André Rodrigo Rech, Adam Shuttleworth, Héctor A. Keller, Mark Fishbein, Leonardo O. Alvarado-Cárdenas, Felipe W. Amorim, Peter Bernhardt, Ferhat Celep, Yolanda Chirango, Fidel Chiriboga-Arroyo, Laure Civeyrel, Andrea Cocucci, Louise Cranmer, Inara Carolina Da Silva-Batista, Linde De Jager, Mariana Scaramussa Deprá, Arthur Domingos-Melo, Courtney Dvorsky, Kayna Agostini, Leandro Freitas, Maria Cristina Gaglianone, Leo Galetto, Mike Gilbert, Ixchel González-Ramírez, Pablo Gorostiague, David Goyder, Leandro Hachuy-Filho, Annemarie Heiduk, Aaron Howard, Gretchen Ionta, Sofia C. Islas-Hernández, Steven D. Johnson, Lize Joubert, Christopher N. Kaiser-Bunbury, Susan Kephart, Aroonrat Kidyoo, Suzanne Koptur, Cristiana Koschnitzke, Ellen Lamborn, Tatyana Livshultz, Isabel Cristina Machado, Salvador Marino, Lumi Mema, Ko Mochizuki, Leonor Patrícia Cerdeira Morellato, Chediel K. Mrisha, Evalyne W. Muiruri, Naoyuki Nakahama, Viviany Teixeira Nascimento, Clive Nuttman, Paulo Eugenio Oliveira, Craig I. Peter, Sachin Punekar, Nicole Rafferty, Alessandro Rapini, Zong Xin Ren, Claudia I. Rodríguez-Flores, Liliana Rosero, Shoko Sakai, Marlies Sazima, Sandy Lynn Steenhuisen, Ching Wen Tan, Carolina Torres, Kristian Trøjelsgaard, Atushi Ushimaru, Milene Faria Vieira, Ana Pía Wiemer, Tadashi Yamashiro, Tarcila Nadia, Joel Queiroz, Zelma Quirino
Annals of Botany   123 311-325   Jan 2018
© 2018 The Author(s). Background and Aims: Large clades of angiosperms are often characterized by diverse interactions with pollinators, but how these pollination systems are structured phylogenetically and biogeographically is still uncertain for...
How can global conventions for biodiversity and ecosystem services guide local conservation actions?
Geijzendorffer, I. R., van Teeffelen, A. J. A., Allison, H., Braun, D., Horgan, K., Iturrate-Garcia, M., Santos, M. J., Pellissier, L., Prieur-Richard, A-H., Quatrini, S., Sakai, S., Zuppinger-Dingley, D.
Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability   29 145-150   Dec 2017   [Refereed]
Iku Asano, Itioka Takao, Kishimoto-Yamada Keiko, Shimizu-kaya Usun, Mohammad Fatimah Bte, Hossman Mohamad Yazid, Bunyok Azimah, Abd Rahman Mohd Yusuf, Sakai Shoko, Meleng Paulus
ECOLOGICAL RESEARCH   32(4) 537-545   Jul 2017   [Refereed]
Shoko Sakai, Yee Keong Choy, Keiko Kishimoto-Yamada, Kohei T. Takano, Masahiro Ichikawa, Hiromitsu Samejima, Yumi Kato, Yumi Kato, Ryoji Soda, Masayuki Ushio, Izuru Saizen, Tohru Nakashizuka, Takao Itioka
Biological Conservation   204 340-349   Dec 2016
© 2016 Elsevier LtdSupply of non-timber Forest Products (NTFPs) is an important provisioning ecosystem service. It is often argued that forest conservation contributes to poverty alleviation through provisioning of NTFPs to the poor. However, impl...
Shoko Sakai, Soeren Metelmann, Yukihiko Toquenaga, Arndt Telschow
Royal Society Open Science   3    Jun 2016
© 2016 The Authors.Plant–animal mutualistic networks are characterized by highly heterogeneous degree distributions. The majority of species interact with few partner species, while a small number are highly connected to form network hubs that are...
Eri Yamasaki, Yoko Inui, Shoko Sakai
Evolutionary Biology   1-7   Dec 2015
© 2015 Springer Science+Business Media New YorkMany plants have mutualistic relationships with ants, whereby plants provide food and/or nesting sites for the symbiotic ants, and in turn the ants protect the host plants by excluding herbivores. Whi...
Eri Yamasaki, Eri Yamasaki, Atsushi Kawakita, Shoko Sakai
Evolutionary Ecology   29 379-390   May 2015   [Refereed]
© 2014, Springer International Publishing Switzerland. Flowering plants have modified their floral organs in remarkably diverse ways to optimize their interaction with pollinators. Although floral organs represent a major source of floral diversit...
Masayuki Ushio, Masayuki Ushio, Eri Yamasaki, Eri Yamasaki, Hiroyuki Takasu, Hiroyuki Takasu, Atsushi J. Nagano, Atsushi J. Nagano, Shohei Fujinaga, Mie N. Honjo, Mito Ikemoto, Shoko Sakai, Hiroshi Kudoh
Scientific Reports   5    Jan 2015   [Refereed]
Microbes are easily dispersed from one place to another, and immigrant microbes might contain information about the environments from which they came. We hypothesized that part of the microbial community on a flower's surface is transferred there ...

Books etc

Proceedings of the symposium “Frontier in Tropical Forest Research: Progress in Joint Projects between the Forest Department Sarawak and the Japan Research Consortium for Tropical Forests in Sarawak”
Shoko Sakai Runi Anak Sylvester Pungga Paulus Meleng Takao Itioka (Part:Editor)
Forest Department Sarawak Japan Research Consortium for Tropical Forests in Sarawak   May 2016   
酒井 章子, Umetsu Chieko (Part:Editor)
Springer   2014   ISBN:9784431549093
酒井 章子, Ishii Reiichiro, 山村 則男
Research Institute for Humanity and Nature   2013   ISBN:9784902325850
Arthropods of tropical forests: spatio-temporal dynamics and resource use in the canopy
Itioka, T., M. Kato, H. Kaliang, M. B. Merdeck, T, Nagamitsu, S. Sakai, S. U. Mohamad, S. Yamane, A. A. Hamid and T. Inoue (Part:Joint Work, Insect responses to general flowering in Sarawak)
Cambridge University Press   2003   

Conference Activities & Talks

Green greenhouse for fruit development of an annual androdioecious liana Schizopepon bryoniifolius and its relationship with sex ratio
Ecological Society of Japan   16 Mar 2018   
Fifty years of forests in rural villages revealed by land-cover maps and social surveys in Borneo [Invited]
Linking biodiversity, ecosystems, and people across scales: challenges for ecology and sustainability   1 Nov 2017   
Generalization versus specialization in plant pollination systems, revisited.
4 Mar 2016   
Long-term monitoring of plant reproductive phenology and observation of general flowering in Lambir Hills [Invited]
S. Sakai and T. Itioka
Frontier in Tropical Forest Research: Progress in Joint Projects between the Forest Department Sarawak and the Japan Research Consortium for Tropical Forests in Sarawak   21 Sep 2015   
市岡孝朗(京都大学)・竹松葉子(山口大学)・Paulus Meleng(マレ ーシア・サラワク森林局)・兵藤不二夫(岡山大学)・山下聡(徳島大 学)・岸本圭子(東京大学)・鮫島弘光(IGES)・石井励一郎(総合地 球環境学研究所)・松岡真如(高知大学)・酒井章子○(京都大学)
JASTE25   21 Jun 2015   

Research Grants & Projects

Masting in a temperate forest with high species diversity