On May 19, 2022, the 1st Sakeology Seminar in AY2022, “Cellular basis of yeast and plant reproduction,” was held. In the seminar, Professor NISHIKAWA Shuh-ichi, Faculty of Science, a Cooperating Faculty Member of Sakeology Center, gave a lecture on his research.
Professor NISHIKAWA introduced his research on the mechanism of nuclear membrane fusion and the proteins involved in it, using budding yeast and Arabidopsis thaliana as model organisms, and utilizing visualization technology (live imaging).
Arabidopsis mutant defective in nuclear fusion
The 2nd Sakeology Seminar in AY2022 is scheduled for July 2022.
*Sakeology Seminar is open to the faculty members and staff of Niigata University.