Professor: Dr. GOTO, Shin G.

Selected Publications

●Goto, S.G. (2016) Physiological and molecular mechanisms underlying photoperiodism in the spider mite: comparisons with insects. Journal of Comparative Physiology B 186, 969–984.
●Mukai, A., Goto, S.G. (2016) The clock gene period is essential for the photoperiodic response in the jewel wasp Nasonia vitripennis (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae). Applied Entomology and Zoology 51, 185-194.

●Goto, S.G., Numata, H. (2014) Insect Photoperiodism. In Hoffmann, K.H. (ed.) Insect Molecular Biology and Ecology. CRC Press. pp. 217-244.

●Goto, S.G. (2013) Roles of circadian clock genes in insect photoperiodism. Entomological Science 16, 1-16.

●Goto, S. G., Numata, H. (2009) Possible involvement of distinct photoreceptors in the photoperiodic induction of diapause in the flesh fly Sarcophaga similis. Journal of Insect Physiology 55: 401-407.


Fellow of the Royal Entomological Society

Editor of Physiological Entomology


Associate Professor: Dr. FUCHIKAWA, Taro

Selected Publications
●Fuchikawa T, Beer K, Linke-Winnebeck C, Ben-David R, Kotowoy A, Tsang VWK, Warman GR, Winnebeck EC, Helfrich-Förster C, Bloch G (2017) Neuronal circadian clock protein oscillations are similar in behaviourally rhythmic forager honey bees and in arrhythmic nurses. Open Biology 7: 170047
●Fuchikawa T, Eban-Rothschild A, Nagari M, Shemesh Y, Bloch G (2016) Potent social synchronization can override photic entrainment of circadian rhythms. Nat. Commun. 7: 11662.
●Fuchikawa T, Okada Y, Miyatake T, Tsuji K (2014) Social dominance modifies behavioral rhythm in a queenless ant Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 68: 1843–1850
●Fuchikawa T, Matsubara K, Matsuura K, Miyatake T (2012) Acoustic emission monitoring of the effect of temperature on activity rhythms of the subterranean termite, Reticulitermes speratus. Physiol. Entomol. 37: 303-308
●Fuchikawa T, Sanada S, Nishio R, Matsumoto A, Matsuyama T, Yamagishi M, Tomioka K, Tanimura T, Miyatake T (2010) The Clock Gene Cryptochrome of Bactrocera cucurbitae (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Strains with Different Mating Times. Heredity 104: 387-392




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