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Hamamura Natsuko Last modified date:2024.06.03

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Department of Biology
Faculty of Sciences

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Microbial Ecology Laboratory .
Academic Degree
Ph.D. (Oregon State University), M.S. (Oregon State University)
Country of degree conferring institution (Overseas)
Yes Master Doctor
Field of Specialization
Microbial Ecology・Environmental Microbiology・Geobiology
ORCID(Open Researcher and Contributor ID)
Total Priod of education and research career in the foreign country
Research Interests
  • 1. Environmental microbiology.
    2. Geomicrobiology of metalloids.
    3. Microbial ecology in the extreme environment.
    keyword : Microbial ecology, microbial diversity and evolution, bioremediation, extremophile
Academic Activities
1. Eto, Misaki Yahara, Tetsukazu Kuroiwa, Arika Shioya, Katsunori Flores, Gilberto E. Hamamura, Natsuko, Dynamics of rumen microbiome in sika deer (Cervus nippon yakushimae) from unique subtropical ecosystem in Yakushima Island, Japan, Scientific Reports, 10.1038/s41598-022-26050-z, 12, 21623, 2022.12.
2. Natsuko Hamamura, Narantuya Damdinsuren, Nobuyoshi Nakajima, Shigeki Yamamura, Draft Genome Sequence of the Anaerobic Arsenite-Oxidizing Halomonas sp. Strain ANAO-440, Isolated from an Alkaline Saline Lake in Khovsgol, Mongolia., Microbiology resource announcements, 10.1128/MRA.00899-21, 10, 42, e0089921, 2021.10.
3. Okubo T, Nakajima N, Yamamura S, Hamamura N., Draft Genome Sequence of Cupriavidus sp. Strain IK-TO18, Isolated from Antimony-Contaminated Sediment, Microbiology Resource Announcements, doi:10.1128/MRA.00724-21, 10, e00724-21, 2021.09.
4. Takafumi Kataoka, Satoshi Mitsunobu, Natsuko Hamamura, Influence of the chemical form of antimony on soil microbial community structure and arsenite oxidation activity, Microbes and Environments, 10.1264/jsme2.ME17182, 33, 2, 214-221, 2018.01.
5. Hamamura, N., Ward, D. M., Inskeep, W. P., Effects of petroleum mixture types on soil bacterial population dynamics associated with the biodegradation of hydrocarbons in soil environments, FEMS MICROBIOLOGY ECOLOGY, 10.1111/1574-6941.12108, 85, 1, 168-178, 2013.07.
6. Reysenbach, A-L., Hamamura, N., A geobiological perspective on metagenomics, Geobiology, 10.1111/j.1472-4669.2008.00169.x, 6, 337-340, 2008.08.
1. Hamamura, N., Kashima, H., Mitsunobu, S., Metagenomic characterization of novel electroactive microorganisms enriched from stibnite mine wastewater, Goldschmidt 2023, 2023.07.
2. Hamamura, N., Kashima, H., Mitsunobu, S., Characterization of electroactive microorganisms associated with stibnite mine wastewater., Goldschmidt2022, 2022.07.
Membership in Academic Society
  • American Society of Microbiology
  • International Society of Microbial Ecology
  • Japanese Society of Microbial Ecology
  • The Ecology Society of Japan
  • Japan Geoscience Union