School personnel information


Yuichiro Kashiyama



Undergraduate School 【 display / non-display

  • The University of Tokyo, Faculty of Science, Department of Geology, 1999, Graduated

Graduate School 【 display / non-display

  • University of Rhode Island, College of the Environment and life Sciences, Department of Geosciences, 2001, Master's Course, Completed

  • The University of Tokyo, Graduate School, Division of Science, Department of Earth and Planetary Science, 2007, Doctor's Course, Completed

Degrees 【 display / non-display

  • Ph.D. (Science), The University of Tokyo, Coursework, 2007

  • Master of Science, University of Rhode Island, Coursework, 2001

  • Bachelor of Science, The University of Tokyo, Coursework, 1999

Professional Career 【 display / non-display

  • University of Tokyo, Special researcher of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

  • JAMSTEC, Special researcher of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

  • University of Tsukuba, Special researcher of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

  • Ritsumeikan University, Researcher

  • Japan Science and Technology Agency, PRESTO Researcher

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Academic Awards 【 display / non-display

  • E.J. Tynan Memorial Award, 2002

  • Graduate School of Science Award (Ph.D.), 2007

  • Research Award (Taguchi Prize), 2009

Academic Societies 【 display / non-display

  • Palaeontological Society of Japan

  • The Japan Association of Organic Geochemists

  • The Japanese Association for Photosynthesis Research

  • Japan Geoscience Union

  • The Japanese Society of Phycology

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Research Themes 【 display / non-display

  • Reconstructing the life history of mollusks based on the nitrogen isotopic composition of shell organic matter

  • Elucidation of the developmental mechanism for euxinia during extinction boundaries in the Cretaceous using molecular fossils of phototrophs

  • Reconstructing aquatic biogeochemical cycles based on nitrogen and carbon isotopic compositions of chlorophyll derivatives

  • Catabolic processes of chlorophylls in lakes and oceans

  • Chlorophyll catabolisms in aquatic environments

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Original Papers(peer-reviewed) 【 display / non-display

  • Genesis of a locality of Exceptional Fossil Preservation: Paleoenvironments of Tepexi de Rodgriguez (mid-Cretaceous, Puebla, Mexico)

    Cretaceous Research, vol.25 (1) (p.153 - 177), 2004

    Y. Kashiyama, D.E. Fastovsky,S. Rutherford,J.W. King,M. Montellano

  • Low diversity Smithian (Lower Triassic) fauna from northeast Japan: Paleoecologic and paleobiogeographic implications

    Paleontological Research, vol.8 (3) (p.199 - 218), 2004

    Y. Kashiyama, T. Oji

  • Stable carbon and nitrogen compositions of photosynthetic pigments as tracers for elemental cycle in the modern- and paleo-environments

    Frontier Research on Earth Evolution, vol.2 (p.1 - 4), 2006

    N. Ohkouchi, Y. Nakajima, N.O. Ogawa, H. Suga, Y. Kashiyama, K. Matsumoto, Y. Chikaraishi, K. Oguri, H. Kitazato

  • An importance of cyanobacteria as a primary producer during Cretaceous Oceanic Anoxic Event 2

    Biogeosciences, vol.3 (p.575 - 605), 2006

    N. Ohkouchi, Y. Kashiyama, J. Kuroda, N.O. Ogawa, H. Kitazato

  • An improved method for isolation and purification of sedimentary porphyrins by high-performance liquid chromatography for compound-specific isotopic analysis

    Journal of Chromatograpgy A, vol.1138 (p.73 - 83), 2007

    Y. Kashiyama, H. Kitazato, N. Ohkouchi

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Review Article 【 display / non-display

  • Applications of stable isotopes in life sciences: Stable isotopes as ecological proxies: Compound-specific nitrogen isotopic analysis of amino acid

    Radioisotopes, Japan Radioisotope Association, vol.56 (p.36 - 58) , 2007

    Y Chikaraishi, Y. Kashiyama, NO Ogawa, N Ohkouchi

  • Geochemistry of Porphyrins as Molecular Markers of Chlorophylls

    News Letter: The Japanese Society of Photosynthesis Research, The Japanese Association for Photosynthesis Research, vol.19 (p.142 - 154) , 2010

    N Ohkouchi, Y Kashiyama

  • "Fossils" of chlorophylls in geologic records

    Japanese Journal of Phycology, The Japanese Society of Phycology, vol.58 (p.9 - 12) , 2010

    Y Kashiyama

  • Preface: evolutionary dynamics of life systems founded on solar energy

    Iden, NTS Inc., vol.66 (4) (p.380 - 383) , 2012

    Y Kashiyama, A Yokoyama, T Yuasa

  • Solar enery and heterotrophic protists: a biochemical strategy against phototoxicity of chlorophylls

    Iden, NTS Inc., vol.66 (4) (p.425 - 431) , 2012

    Y Kashiyama, A Yokoyama

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Charge class subject 【 display / non-display

  • Biological Chemistry I

  • Science Experiments IV

  • Science Experiments III

  • Science Experiments II

  • Basic Science Experiments II

  • Advanced Conservation Biology

  • Detailed Discussion on Biological Sciences

  • Introductory Earth and Planetary Sciences

  • Introductory Biological Sciences

  • Introductory Material Sciences

  • Basic Biology

  • Biological Chemistry II