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Natsuko Hamamura Last modified date:2021.09.24

Associate Professor / Dynamic biology
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. 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.
2. 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.
3. Reysenbach, A-L., Hamamura, N., A geobiological perspective on metagenomics, Geobiology, 10.1111/j.1472-4669.2008.00169.x, 6, 337-340, 2008.08.
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