Ecological Developmental Adaptability Life Sciences :
Ecological Dynamics


Assistant Professor HASHIMOTO Shun
Campus Katahira campus
Laboratory Symbiosis Genomics
Tel +81-22-217-5713
E-mail shun.hashimoto.c5@tohoku.ac.jp
I am studying about interaction between plants and microbes.
Mar 2013: Completed Master program, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Kagoshima University, Japan.
April 2013-August 2014: Worked in company.
Nov 2014-Dec 2017 Technical Assistant, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Kagoshima University, Japan.
April 2015-March 2019 Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Kagoshima University, Japan. (Doctoral Program)
Oct 2018-Mar 2021 Project Research Assistant, Center for Higher Education, Kagoshima University, Japan.
Apr 2021-Mar 2022 Postdoctral Researcher, Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Japan.
Apr. 2022- Project Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University Japan.
Selected Publications
  1. Osuki K, Hashimoto S, Suzuki A, Araragi M, Takahara A, Kurosawa M, Kucho K, Higashi S, Abe M, Uchiumi T. Gene expression and localization of a β-1,3-glucanase of Lotus japonicus. Journal of Plant Research, 129 (4), 749-758, 2016. 
  2. Greetatorn T, Hashimoto S, Sarapat S, Tittabutr P, Boonkerd N, Uchiumi T, Teaumroong N. Empowering rice seedling growth by endophytic Bradyrhizobium sp. SUTN9-2. Letters in Applied Microbiology, 68 (3), 258-266, 2019. 
  3. Hashimoto S, Wongdee J, Songwattana P, Greetatorn T, Goto K, Tittabutr P, Boonkerd N, Teaumroong N, Uchiumi T. Homocitrate synthase genes of two wide-host-range Bradyrhizobium strains are differently required for symbiosis depending on host plants. Microbes and Environments, 34 (4), 393-401, 2019. 
  4. Hashimoto S, Goto K, Pyromyou P, Songwattana P, Greetatorn T, Tittabutr P., Boonkerd N., Teaumroong N, Uchiumi T. Type III secretion system of Bradyrhizobium sp. SUTN9-2 obstructs symbiosis with Lotus spp. Microbes and Environments, 35, ME20041, 2020. 
  5. Greetatorn T, Hashimoto S, Taro M, Fukudome M, Piromyou P, Teamtisong K, Tittabutr P, Boonkerd N, Kawaguchi M, Uchiumi T, Teaumroong N. Mechanisms of rice endophytic Bradyrhizobium sp. SUTN9-2 cell differentiation and its role on nitrogen fixation. Microbes and Environments,35, ME20049, 2020. 
  6. Yokota R, Hashimoto S, Watanabe I, Kishimoto S, Toyama M, Okamoto M, Yoshimitsu M, Ishitsuka K, Ito Y, Baba M. Novel anti-CD70 antibody drug conjugate for the treatment of adult T-cell leukemia (ATL). Anticancer Research, 40 (8), 4471-4479, 2020. 
  7. Mitsutaka F, Shimokawa Y, Hashimoto S, Maesako Y, Uchi-Fukudome N, Niihara K, Osuki K, Uchiumi T. Nitric Oxide Detoxification by Mesorhizobium loti Affects Root Nodule Symbiosis with Lotus japonicus. Microbes and Environments 36(3), 2021. 
Activities in Academic Societies
Japanese Society of Plant Microbe Interactions

Recent Activities

Symbiotic nitrogen fixation between rhizobium and legume.
Interaction between methane oxidizing bacteria and rice.

Message to Students

I am researching to achieve our goals of sustainable agriculture and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.