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Naoji Yubuki, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Hampl Lab (web) and Cepicka Lab
Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science
Charles University in Prague 
Prague, Czech Republic

Education and Research Experiences
Junior Researcher                          March 2015- present 
Department of Parasitology
Faculty of Science
Charles University in Prague 
Prague, Czech Republic

Research Associate
                      April 2012 - February 2015 
Leander lab (web)
Department of Botany 
The University of British Columbia 
Vancouver, Canada

Postdoctoral Research Fellow        April 2007 - March 2012
Department of Botany
The University of British Columbia
Vancouver, Canada 

Academic Research Visit                 May 2011-June 2011
Department of Biology 
Dalhousie University 
Halifax, Canada

Ph.D. in Science                                April 2004-March 2007
School of Life and Environmental Sciences 
The University of Tsukuba 
Tsukuba, Japan  

M.Sc in Science                                 April 2002-March 2004
School of Life and Environmental Sciences
The University of Tsukuba 
Tsukuba, Japan  

B.Sc in Science                                 
April1997-March 2002
Department of Biology 
Konan University 
Kobe, Japan 

Recent Announcements

  • Accepted
    Hoppenrath M, Yubuki N, 
    Stern R and Leander BS 
    (2016) Ultrastructure and molecular phylogenetic position of a new marine sand-dwelling dinoflagellate from British Columbia, Canada: Pseudadenoides polypyrenoides sp. nov. (Dinophyceae). European Journal of Phycology. In press.

    Posted Dec 7, 2016, 3:24 AM by Naoji Yubuki
  • Two papers accepted
    Yubuki N, Zadrobílkova E and Cepicka I (2016) Ultrastructure and Molecular Phylogeny of Iotanema spirale gen. nov. et sp. nov., a new lineage of endobiotic Fornicata with strikingly simplified ultrastructure. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology. In press. [Link]

    Yubuki N, Huang SSC and Leander BS (2016) Comparative ultrastructure of fornicate excavates, including a novel free-living relative of diplomonads: Aduncisulcus paluster gen. et sp. nov. Protist. 167(6):584-596 [Link]

    List of my publications

    Posted Nov 3, 2016, 11:53 AM by Naoji Yubuki
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Featured publications

Yubuki N*  and Leander BS (2013) Evolution of microtubule organizing centers across the tree of eukaryotesThe Plant Journal. 75(2):230-244. [Link] [PDF (1.7MB)]   AM score: 10
* Corresponding Author 
 Special issue: A Glorious Half-Century of Microtubules.
 Invited Review    

Heger TJ *, Edgcomb VP, Kim E, Lukes J, Leander BS and 
Yubuki N* (2014) A resurgence in field research is essential to better understand the diversity, ecology and evolution of microbial eukaryotes. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology. 61(2):214-233 [Link] [PDF (1.0MB)]  AM score: 12
* Corresponding Author  
  Symposium Article  

Yamaguchi A*, Yubuki N* and Leander BS (2012) Morphostasis in a novel eukaryote illuminates the evolutionary transition from phagotrophy to phototrophy: Description of Rapaza viridis n. gen. et sp. (Euglenozoa, Euglenida). BMC Evolutionary Biology. 12:29(16 pages), [Link] [PDF (13.7MB)]
 *Both authors contributed equally  
  Highly Accessed Paper  
  Selected in “Editor’s picks” 

Please Note: PDFs are for personal use only. Definitive versions are available from the publishers or contact me for a reprint.