植物生理生态学研究组 The Group for Plant Physiological Ecology

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RIMG0411_001Masatoshi Katabuchi
Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Menglun, Mengla,
Yunnan 666303 China
mattocci27@gmail.com +86 691 8713046
Education
PhD: 2012: Tohoku University, Graduate School of Life Sciences, “Community assembly and
dynamics in tropical rainforests on the basis of functional traits”.
MSc: 2009: Tohoku University, Graduate School of Life Sciences, “Reproductive ecology of a
common dioecious fig and its pollinating was in a tropical secondary forest in Sarawak,
Malaysia”.
BSc: 2007: Tohoku University, Faculty of Science, “Documenting the effect of foundress number in
a dioecious fig, Ficus fistulosa, in Malaysia”.
Academic Positions
2012 September-Present:
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese
Academy of Sciences
2012 April-August:
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Tohoku University
2010 April-2012 March:
JSPS Research Fellow, DC2
2009 April-2010 March:
Research Assistant, Global COE, Tohoku University
Languages
Japanese (native), English (fluent spoken)
Skills
I am fluent in R, C and VBA and my skills include familiarity with null model analyses, bayesian
hierarchical models and community phylogenetic analyses. I am also familiar with measuring basic
functional traits.
Teaching Experience
Experimental Design and Data Analysis, ATBC Asia-Pacific chapter
Publications
Takehiro Sasaki, Masatoshi Katabuchi, Chiho Kamiyama, Masaya Shimazaki, Tohru Nakashizuka
and Kouki Hikosaka (accepted),Variations in species composition of moorland plant
communities along environmental gradients within a subalpine zone in northern Japan,
Wetlands
Takehiro Sasaki, Masatoshi Katabuchi, Chiho Kamiyama, Masaya Shimazaki, Tohru Nakashizuka
and Kouki Hikosaka (2012), Nestedness and niche-based disassembly in moorland plant
communities, OIKOS, doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0706.2012.20152.x
Takehiro Sasaki, Masatoshi Katabuchi, Chiho Kamiyama, Masaya Shimazaki, Tohru Nakashizuka
and Kouki Hikosaka (2012), Diversity partitioning of moorland plant communities
across hierarchical spatial scale, Biodiversity and Conservation, 21: 1577-1588
Masatoshi Katabuchi, Hiroko Kurokawa, Stuart Davies, Sylvester Tan and Tohru Nakashizuka
(2012), Soil resource availability shapes community trait structure in a species-rich
dipterocarp forest. Journal of Ecology, 100: 643-651
Masatoshi Katabuchi, Yuji Isagi, and Tohru Nakashizuka (2008) Development of 17 microsatellite
markers for Ceratosolen constrictus, the pollinating fig wasp of Ficus fistulosa, Molecular
Ecology Resources, 8: 840-842
Masatoshi Katabuchi, Rhett D. Harrison, and Tohru Nakashizuka (2008), Documenting the effect of
foundress number in a dioecious fig, Ficus fistulosa, in Malaysia, Biotropica, 40: 457-461
-In preparation-
Masatoshi Katabuchi, Takehiro Sasaki, Chiho Kamiyama, Masaya Shimazaki, Tohru Nakashizuka
and Kouki Hikosaka (under review), Spatial patterns of functional diversity and their
underlying environmental factors among moorland plant communities
Antonio Cádiz, Nobuaki Nagata, Masatoshi Katabuchi, Luis M Díaz, Lázaro M Echenique-Díaz,
Hiroshi D Akashi, Takashi Makino and Masakado Kawata (under review), Relative
importance of habitat use, range expansion, and speciation in local species diversity of trunkground
Anolis lizards in Cuba,
Masatoshi Katabuchi, Sylvester Tan, Tohru Nakashizuka (preparing) Non-linear negative density
dependence reduces survival rates of common tree species in a species-rich tropical rain forest
Masathiro Aiba, Masatoshi Katabuchi, Shin-ichiro S. Matsuzaki, Takehiro Sasaki, Sylvester Tan,
Tsutom Hiura (in preparation) Robustness of traits distribution metrics as a tool for
community assembly studies under uncertain assembly processes
Masatoshi Katabuchi, Matthew R. Helmus (in preparation) Additive partitioning of functional
diversity: assessing their power to analyze community assembly
Peter O. Alele, Chuck Canon, Douglas Sheil, Yann Surget-Groba, Masatoshi Katabuchi, Boniface
Baikuddembe (in preparation) Influence of native rangeland habitat alteration on soil
properties
Reviewer
Functional Ecology, BMC Evolutionary Biology
Grants, Awards and Prizes
2012: Dean’s award, Graduate School of Life Sciences (Doctoral Program), Tohoku University
2009: Dean’s award, Graduate School of Life Sciences (Master’s Program), Tohoku University
Competitive Research Founding
2012: Chinese Academy of Sciences, Postdoctoral Fellowship
2010-2012: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research for JSPS Research Fellowship (no. 22-7035)
International Meetings
invited
2011: Masatoshi Katabuchi and Hiroko Kurokawa “Community assembly and demography of
tropical tree species”, Workshop on “Life history regulation of forest trees: towards crossbiome
analysis”, Sapporo, Japan
submitted
2012: Masatoshi Katabuchi, Hiroko Kurokawa, Stuart Davies, Sylvester Tan and Tohru
Nakashizuka “Soil resource availability shapes community trait structure in a species-rich
dipterocarp forest”, ATBC Asia-Pacific chapter, XTBG, China
2011: Hiroko Kurokawa, Masatoshi Katabuchi, Tohru Nakashiuka, Hidetoshi Nagamasu and
Masahiro Aiba, “Relationship among leaf functional traits related to carbon gain, herbivory
and decomposition across 250 tropical tree species in Borneo”. ATBC, Arusha, Tanzania
2011: Masatoshi Katabuchi, Hiroko Kurokawa, Sylvester Tan, Stuart J. Davies, and Tohru
Nakashizuka, “Nonrandom abundance distributions of a tropical tree community: evidence
from traits correlation at a local scale”. ATBC, Arusha, Tanzania
2010: Masatoshi Katabuchi, Hiroko Kurokawa, Sylvester Tan, and Tohru Nakashizuka, “Soil
variation and functional trait assembly in a diverse dipterocarp forest”. 95th ESA Annual
meeting, Pittsburgh, USA
2009: Masatoshi Katabuchi, Jun Yokoyama, and Tohru Nakashizuka, “Inbreeding and mating
structure in a dioecious-fig pollinating wasp”. ATBC, Marburg, Germany