Kataoka Takafumi



Affiliation Faculty of Marine Science and Technology / Department of Marine Bioscience
Title Associate Professor
Room Faculty of Marine Science and Technology 703 (Extension1703)
E-mail kataoka ( at = @ )
Education Ph.D., Division of Environmental Science Development, Graduate School of Environmental Earth Science, Hokkaido University
Academic Societies The Japanese Society of Microbial Ecology (JSME)
The Oceanographic Society of Japan (OSJ)
The Japanese Society of Limnology (JSL)
Japan Geoscience Union (JPGU)
NGS Field
Career 2009 Fukui Prefectural University (Postdoc)
2010 Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Postdoc)
2011 Fukui Prefectural University (Postdoc)
2012 Ehime University (Postdoc)
2014 National Institute for Environmental Science (Postdoc)

Research Interest

Research Field Microbial ecology
Research Summary
Keywords Microbial Ecology, Marine Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Anoxic- and Oxic-cultivation Bioinformatics

Selected Publications

1*. T. Kataoka, Y. Hodoki, K. Suzuki, H. Saito and S. Higashi「Tempo-spatial patterns of bacterial community composition in the western North Pacific Ocean」『Journal of Marine Systems』, 2009, vol.77, pp.197-207.
2* .T. Kataoka, Y. Hodoki, K. Suzuki, H. Saito and S. Higashi「Detection of UVBR-sensitive and -tolerant bacteria in surface waters of the western North Pacific」『Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology』, 2009, vol.95, pp.108-116.
3* . T. Kataoka, K. Suzuki, M. Hayakawa, I. Kudo, S. Higashi and A. Tsuda「Temporal changes in community composition of heterotrophic bacteria during in situ iron enrichment in the western subarctic Pacific (SEEDS-II)『Deep-Sea Research part II special issue』, 2009, vol.56, 26, pp.2779-2787.
4. L. Kong, H. Jing, T. Kataoka, J. Sun and H. Liu「Phylogenetic diversity and spatio-temporal distribution of nitrogenase genes (nifH) in the northern South China Sea」, 『Aquatic Microbial Ecology』, 2011, vol.65 (1), pp.15-27.
5. H. Endo, T. Yoshimura, T. Kataoka and K. Suzuki「Effects of CO2 and iron availability on phytoplankton and eubacterial community compositions in the northwest subarctic Pacific」『Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology』, 2013, vol.439, pp.160-175.
6. Y. Mori, T. Kataoka, T. Okamura and R. Kondo「Dominance of green sulfur bacteria in the chemocline of the meromictic Lake Suigetsu, Japan, as revealed by dissimilatory sulfite reductase gene analysis」『Archives of Microbiology』, 2013, vol.195, 5, pp.303-312.
7*. T. Kataoka, T. Homma, S. Nakano, Y. Hodoki, K. Ohbayashi and R. Kondo「PCR primers for selective detection of intra-species variations in the bloom-forming cyanobacterium, Microcystis」 『Harmful Algae』, 2013, vol.23, 1, pp.46-54.
8. S. Mitsunobu, N. Hamamura, T. Kataoka and F. Shiraishi「Arsenic attenuation in geothermal streamwater coupled with biogenic arsenic(III) oxidation」『Applied Geochemistry』, 2013, vol.35, pp.154-160.
9. L. Kong, H. Jing, T. Kataoka, C. Buchwald and H. Liu「Diversity and spatial distribution of Hydrazine oxidoreductase (hzo) gene in the oxygen minimum zone off Costa Rica」『PLoS ONE』, 2013, vol.8 (10), e78275.
10. YS.Takabe, S. Suzuki, R. Shishikura, K. Hamasaki, Y. Tada, T. Kataoka, T. Yokokawa, N. Yoshie and S. Suzuki「Spatial distribution and cell size of aerobic anoxygenic phototrophic bacteria in the Uwa Sea, Japan」『Journal of Oceanography』, 2015, vol.71 (1), 151-159.
11. Y. Mori, T. Kataoka and R. Kondo「Use of stable isotope probing to identify a bacterial community involved in bicarbonate fixation in the chemocline of the meromictic Lake, Japan」『Plankton and Benthos Research』, 2015, vol.10 (2), 303-312.
12. M. Kawachi, T. Kataoka, M. Sato, N. Marie-Hélène, A. Kuwata, M. Demura and H. Yamaguchi「Application of cryopreservation to genetic analyses of a photosynthetic picoeukaryote community」『GENE』, 2016, 576 (2), 708-716.
13. T. Kataoka, H. Yamaguchi, M. Sato, T. Watanabe, Y. Taniuchi, A. Kuwata and M. Kawachi, 「Seasonal and geographical distribution of near-surface small photosynthetic-eukaryotes in the western North Pacific determined by pyrosequencing of 18S rDNA」 『FEMS Microbiology Ecology』, 2016, vol.93, fiw229.
14. T. Kataoka, K. Suzuki, T. Irino, M. Yamamoto, S. Higashi, and HB Liu, 「Phylogenetic diversity and distribution of bacterial and archaeal amoA genes in the East China Sea during spring」 『Archives of Microbiology』, 2017.

Community Engagement

Educational Activities

Classes Experimental course in marine environmental microbiology and engineering, Laboratory Course in Marine Microbial Ecology
Office Hour
Available Topics Community composition of marie microbes (Prokaryotes, Algae; detection, isolation)
Growth characteristics of Cyanobacteria (Microcystis; detection, isolation)
Heavy metal metabolizing bacteria in soil environment(Arsenic, Antimony; detection, isolation, cultivation, heavy metal analysis)
Molecular techniques (finger printing, real-time PCR, next generation sequencing (NGS): amplicon-, shotgun-metagenomics)
Bioinformatics (Scripting: shell script, perl)

Additional Information

Ph.D. (Hokkaido University, 2008)