Officers (2015-2017)

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Officers (2015-2017)


1. Officers

President: Hiroshi Tobe (Kyoto University)

General Secretary: Yasuyuki Watano (Chiba University)

Editor-in-Chief: Ikuo Nishida (Saitama University)

Executive Director: Mitsuyasu Hasebe (National Institute for Basic Biology), Ryoko Imaichi (Japan Women's University), Shigeyuki Kawano (The University of Tokyo), Shinichiro Sawa (Kumamoto University), Kintake Sonoike (Waseda University), Ayumi Tanaka (Hokkaido University),

Secretary of General Affairs: Kyoko Ito (The University of Tokyo)

Secretary of Treasurers: Hiroaki Iwai (University of Tsukuba)

2. Auditor

Jin Murata (H25-H29: The University of Tokyo)

Katsumi Matsuura (H27-H31:Tokyo Metropolitan University)

3. Organizing Committee

Chair: Hiroshi Tobe (Kyoto University)

Members: Yasuyuki Watano (Chiba University), Ikuo Nishida (Saitama University), Kyoko Ito (The University of Tokyo), Hiroaki Iwai (University of Tsukuba)

Deputy Director of Treasurers: Goro Kokubugata (National Museum of Nature and Science)

4. JPR Editorial board

Editor-in-Chief: Ikuo Nishida (Saitama University)

Editors: Thomas Berberich (Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre), Eric DeChaine (Western Washington University), Atsushi Ebihara (Museum of Nature and Science), Rhett D. Harrison (Kunming Institute of Botany), Kouki Hikosaka (Tohoku University), Hajime Ikeda (Okayama University), Masaki Ito (Nagoya University), Ichirou Karahara (University of Toyama), Maki Katsuhara (Okayama University), Tomoaki Nishiyama (Kanazawa University), Shuichi Sakaguchi (Nara Women's University), Shinobu Satoh (University of Tsukuba), Kintake Sonoike (Waseda University)

5. Publicity Committee

Chair: Mitsuhiro Aida (NAIST)

Vice-Chair: Toshihisa Kotake (Saitama University)

Members: Goro Kokubugata (National Museum of Nature and Science), Ryuichi Nishihama (Kyoto University), Arata Yoneda (NAIST)

6. Electronic Publication Committee

Chair: Naoyuki Uchida (Nagoya University)

Members: Masaru Fujimoto (The University of Tokyo), Yuki Tuchikane (Japan Women's University), Masatoshi Yamaguchi (Saitama University)

7. Elections Administration Committee

Chair: Makoto Hayashi (RIKEN)

Members: Toshiki Ishikawa (Saitama University), Tomohiro Uemura (The University of Tokyo)

8. Gender Equality Committee

Chair: Haruko Imaizumi-Anraku (NIAS)

Members: Yukako Hihara (Saitama University), Noriko Nagata (Japan Women's University), Takuya Suzaki (National Institute for Basic Biology), Seiji Takeda (Kyoto Prefectural University), Hiroshi Tobe (Kyoto University), Kyoko Toda (NARO), Satoko Yoshida (RIKEN)

9. Books Information Committee

Members: Tetsuo Ohi-Toma (The University of Tokyo)

10. Joint Usage / Research Center Management Committee

Members: Shigeyuki Kawano (The University of Tokyo)

11. Plant Transgenic Design Initiative Management Committee

Members: Yuichiro Watanabe (The University of Tokyo)

12. Liaison for Other Societies

The Photobiology Association of Japan: Akira Nagatani (Kyoto University)

Liaison committee for educational problem areas in science and mathematical societies: Yu Iokawa (Joetsu University of Education)

Japan Inter-Society Liaison Association Committee for Promoting Equal Participation of Men and Women in Science and Engineering: Noriko Nagata (Japan Women's University)

The Union of Japanese Societies for Natural History: Atsushi Ebihara (National Musium of Nature and Science), Hideaki Ohba (University of Tokyo)

The Union of Japanese Societies for Biological Science: Shigeyuki Kawano (University of Tokyo), Noriaki Murakami (Tokyo Metropolitan University), Yasuyuki Watano (Chiba University)

13. Related Societies

Botanical Society of Hokkaido

President: Ayumi Tanaka (Hokkaido University)

Tohoku Botanical Society

President: Kazuhiko Nishitani (Tohoku University)

Hokuriku Botanical Society

President: Yoshikani Iwatsubo (Toyama University)

Kinki Botanical Society

President: Yoshinobu Mineyuki (University of Hyogo)

BSJ Chugoku-Shikoku Branch

President: Tomio Yamaguchi (Hiroshima University)

Kyushu/Okinawa Botanical Society

President: Akihiro Suzuki (Saga University)