Hirokazu TOJU (Ph.D.)

Associate Professor
Center for Ecological Research, Kyoto University

PRESTO Researcher
Japan Science and Technology Agency

Ecosystem Research Group HP

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  Honors & awards  

  • Miyadi Award (Ecological Society of Japan), 2010
  • Hakubi Research Fellow, Kyoto University, 2010
  • Human Frontier Science Program: HFSP Awards 2019

  Professional positions  

  • Associate Professor of Center for Ecological Research, Kyoto University, 2017-present
  • Assistant Professor of Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, 2012-2017
  • Visiting Scholar of Department of Biology, Stanford University, 2015-2016
  • Assistant Professor of Hakubi Center, Kyoto University, 2010-2012
  • Postdoctoral Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (SPD), 2008-2010
  • Postdoctoral Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (PD), 2007-2008
  • Predoctoral Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (DC1), 2005-2007


  • Ph.D. Kyushu University, 2007
  • M.Sc. Kyoto University, 2005
  • B.Sc. Kyoto University, 2003

  Editor & Reviewer service  

Japanese Journal of Ecology

Annals of Botany
Annals of Microbiology
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Austral Ecology
Biological Journal of the Linnean Society
Ecological Entomology
Ecological Research
Ecology and Evolution
Ecology Letters
Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata
Entomological Science
Environmental Microbiology
Functional Ecology
Global Ecology and Biogeography
International Journal of Molecular Sciences
The ISME Journal
Journal of Ecology
Journal of Ecology and the Natural Environment
Molecular Biology and Evolution
Molecular Ecology
Molecular Ecology Resources
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution
Nature Communications
New Phytologist
Plant Journal
Proceedings of the Royal Society London, Series B
Scientific Reports
Trends in Ecology and Evolution
Zoological Letters

  Research keywords  

  • Coevolution
  • Biodiversity
  • Interaction networks
  • Biological communities and ecosystems
  • Mycorrhizae