Molecular and Chemical Life Science :
Molecular and Network Genomics


Associate Professor HIDEMA Jun
Campus Katahira campus
Laboratory Plant Molecular and Physiological Adaptation
Tel +81-22-217-5690
E-mail jun.hidema.e8@tohoku.ac.jp
Website https://www.lifesci.tohoku.ac.jp/PlantMolPhysAdapt/
Mar.1988 Graduated from Faculty of Agriculture, Tohoku University
Mar.1990 Completed MC, Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University
Mar.1993 Completed Ph.D. course, Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University
April 1992 – June 1993 JSPS Research Fellowship for Young Scientists, Tohoku University
July 1993 Assistant Professor, In statute of Genetic Ecology, Tohoku University
April 2001  Associate Professor, Graduate School of Life Science, Tohoku University
Activities in Academic Societies

The Japanese Society of Plant Physiology 
The Botanical Society of Japan
The Japanese Society for Biological Sciences in Space,
The Japanese Radiation Research Society


Advanced Lecture on Genomic Reproductive Biology
Data Science Program

Recent Activities

  1. We are conducting research on new UV-B defense and tolerance mechanisms in plants that cannot repair UV-B induced DNA damage (cyclobutene pyrimidine dimer [CPD]) on chloroplast DNA, the mechanism of organelle transfer of CPD repair enzyme, CPD photolyase, the function of the rice UV-B photoreceptor UVR8, the mechanism of CPD light-recovery enzyme gene light expression that has changed during evolution, and the mechanism of plant adaptation to complex environments under heterogeneous conditions. We are also developing research on the mechanism of adaptation of plants to complex environments in heterogeneous environments.
  2. Based on our past research achievements, we are now analyzing the combined effects of solar ultraviolet radiation in microgravity environments through a space experiment (Plant UV-B) using the International Space Station (ISS) to analyze the response of plants to microgravity and high UV environmental stress in space.