Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae
Name: Setsuko KOMATSU, Ph.D.
Team Director , National Institute of Crop Science, NARO
Professor, University of Tsukuba
Tsukuba, 305-8518 JAPAN
Tel: 81-29-838-8693
Fax: 81-29-838-8694
1980: Meiji Pharmaceutical University (Assistant)
1985: Keio University School of Medicine (Assistant)
1993: National Institute of Agrobiological Resources (Senior researcher)
2000: National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences (Head of Team)
2006: National Institute of Crop Science, NARO (Team Director)
University of Tsukuba (Professor)
Identification and analysis of proteins for gene discovery and elucidation of functions of
useful genome (Rice Genome Project, MAFF) - Leader of project:
Controlling plant morphogenesis by altering the function based on the elucidation of
molecular mechanism for phytohormone signal transduction - Leader of project:
Journal of Proteome Research: Associate Editor
Proteomics: the membership of Editorial Board
Journal of Biological Sciences: the membership of Editorial Board
Current Proteomics: the membership of Editorial Board
The Open Proteomics Journal: the membership of Editorial Board
Journal of Proteomics: the membership of Editorial Board
Phytochemistry: the membership of Editorial Board
Publications 322, Conferences 656, and Patents 15
Main reviews:
1. Ahsan N, Renaut J, Komatsu S, Recent developments in the application of
proteomics to the analysis of plant responses to heavy metals. Proteomics,
9:2601-2621, 2009.
2. S.Komatsu (2008) Review – Plasma membrane proteome in Arabidopsis and rice.
Proteomics, 8:4137-4145.
3. G.H.Salekdeh, S.Komats (2007) Review – Crop proteomics: Aim at sustainable agriculture
of tomorrow. Proteomics, 7: 2976-2996.
4. S. Komatsu (2007) Rice proteomics: A step towards functional analysis of the rice
genome. Book on Rice Functional Genomics, Ed. N.M.Upadhyaya and E.S.Dennis,
ASAP, pp65-94.
5. S. Komatsu, H, Konishi, M. Hashimoto (2007) Review – The proteome of plant cell
membranes. Journal of Experimental Botany, 58: 103-112.
6. S. Komatsu, H. Yano (2006) Review – Update and challenges on proteomics in rice.
Proteomics, 6: 4057-4068.
7. S. Komatsu (2006) Cereal proteomics. Annual Plant Reviews : Plant Proteomics, Ed.
Christine Finnie, Blackwell Science,28: 129-149.
8. S.Komatsu (2006) Review – Plant proteome database: Their status in 2005. Current
Bioinformatics, 1: 33-36.
9. S.Komatsu (2005) Review – Rice proteomics: A step toward functional analysis of
stress responses. Current Proteomics, 2: 325-333.
10. S.Komatsu (2005) Review - Rice Proteome Database: A step toward functional
analysis of the rice genome. Plant Molecular Biology, 59: 179-190.
11. S.Komatsu, N.Tanaka (2005) Review - Rice Proteome analysis: A step toward
functional analysis of the rice genome. Proteomics, 5: 938-949.
12. M.Khan, S.Komatsu (2004) Review – Rice proteomics: Resent developments and
analysis of nuclear proteins. Phytochemistry, 65(12): 1671-1681.
13. S.Komatsu, H.Konishi, S.Shen, G.Yang (2003) Review - Rice Proteomics : A step
towards functional analysis of the rice genome. Molecular and Cellular Proteomics,
2: 2-10.
Main manuscripts:
1. Komatsu S, et al., Identification of flooding stress responsible cascades in root and
hypocotyls of soybean using proteome analysis. Amino Acids 38:729–738, 2010.
2. Komatsu S, et al., A comprehensive analysis of the soybean genes and proteins
expressed under flooding stress using transcriptome and proteome techniques. J
Proteome Res, 8:4766-4778, 2009.
3. Komatsu S, et al., Analysis of plasma membrane proteome in soybean and
application to flooding stress response. J Proteome Res, 8:4487-4499, 2009.
4. Hashiguchi A, Sakata K, Komatsu S, Proteome analysis of early-stage seedling under
flooding stress. J Proteome Res, 8:2058-2069, 2009.
5. M.Toorchi, M.Nouri, M.Tsumura, S.Komatsu (2008) Acoustic Technology for
high-performance disruption and extraction of plant proteins. Journal of Proteome
Research, 7: 3035-3041.
6. The Rice Annotation Project (2007) Curated genome annotation of Oryza sativa ssp.
japonica and comparative genome analysis with Arabidopsis thaliana. Genome
Research, 17: 175-183.
7. M.Ali, S.Komatsu (2006) Proteomic analysis of rice leaf sheath during drought stress.
Journal of Proteome Research, 5: 396-403.
8. S.Komatsu, X.Zang, N.Tanaka (2006) Comparison of two proteomic techniques
used to identify proteins regulated by gibberellin in rice. Journal of Proteome
Research, 5: 270-276.
9. Z. Xie, Z.-L. Zhang, X. Zou, G. Yang, S. Komatsu, Q. J.Shen (2006) Interaction of
two abscisic-acid induced WRKY genes in repressing gibberellin signaling in
aleurone cells. The Plant Journal, 46: 231-242.
10. N.Tanaka, S.Mitsui, H.Nobori, K.Yanagi, S.Komatsu (2005) Expression profile of
proteins during development of basal region in rice seedlings. Molecular and Cellular
Proteomics, 4: 796-808.
11. M.Khan, H.Takasaki, S.Komatsu (2005) Comprehensive phosphoproteome analysis in
rice and identification of phosphoproteins responsive to different hormones/stresses.
Journal of Proteome Research, 4: 1592-1599.
12. G.Yang, A.Inoue, T.Takasaki, H.Kaku, S.Akao, S.Komatsu (2005) A proteomics
approach to analyze auxin-and zinc-responsive protein in rice. Journal of Proteome
Research, 4: 456-463.
13. H.Konishi, M.Mashima, S.Komatsu (2005) A comprehenshive phosphoproteomics
analysis in rice and identification of the proteins phosphorylate by different stimuli.
Journal of Proteome Research, 4: 1592-1599.
14. N.Tanaka, H.Takahashi, H.Kitano, M.Matsuoka, S.Akao, H.Uchimiya, S.Komatsu
Characterization of methylmalonate-semialdehyde dehydrogenase that is regulated
by gibberellin. Journal of Proteome Research, 4: 1575-1582.
15. S.Komatsu, K.Kojima, K.Suzuki, K.Ozaki, K.Higo (2004) Rice Proteome Database
based on two-dimensional polycrylamide gel electrophoresis: its status in 2003.
Nucleic Acids Researches, 32: 388-392.
16. Y.Yanagawa, J.A.Sullivan, S.Komatsu, G.Gusmarioli, G.Suzuki, T.Ishibashi,
Y.Saijo, V.Rubio, S.Kimura, X.W.Deng (2004) COP10 forms a complex with
DDB1a DET1 and enhances ubiquitin E2 conjugating activity. Genes and
Development, 18: 2172-2181.
17. A.Jan, G.Yang, H.Nakamura, H.Ichikawa, H.Kitano, M.Matsuoka, H.Matsumoto,
S.Komatsu (2004) Characterization of xyloglucan endotransglucosylase gene that
is up regulated by gibberellin in rice leaf sheath. Plant Physiology, 136: