Molecular and Chemical Life Science :
Molecular and Network Genomics


Assistant Professor TERANISHI Mika
Campus Katahira campus
Laboratory Molecular Genetics and Physiology
Tel +81-22-217-5690
E-mail tera@ige.tohoku.ac.jp
Website http://www.ige.tohoku.ac.jp/genome/
2001 PhD: Graduate School of Agriculture, Tohoku University
2001 to Present Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University
Selected Publications
  1. Teranishi M, Nakamura K, Furukawa H, Hidema J.
    Identification of a phosphorylation site in cyclobutane pyrimidine dimer photolyase of rice.
    Plant Physiol Biochem. (2013) 63: 24-29.
  2. Teranishi M, Taguchi T, Ono T, Hidema J
    Augmentation of CPD photolyase activity in japonica and indica rice increases their UVB resistance but still leaves the difference in their sensitivities.
    Photochem Photobiol Sci. (2012) 11: 812-820.
Activities in Academic Societies

Japanese Society for Biological Sciences in Space, The Japan Radiation Research Society, The Japanese Society of Plant Physiologists, The Molecular Biology Society of Japan

Recent Activities

To elucidate the molecular mechanisms of tolerance to UV and ionizing radiation in plants, I investigate the effects of phosphorylation on the function of CPD photolyase and the causes of genomic instability induced by radiation exposure.