Manami INABA / Project Researcher
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Areas of expertise and research interests

- Environmental virology

Educational Qualifications

Ph.D., Ehime University, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, 2009.
M.Agri., Ehime UniversityGraduate School of Agriculture Science, 2004.
B.Bio.Resour.. Nihon University, College of Bioresource Sciences, 2002.

Professional Experiences
2016 Apr. - present

Project Researcher, Division of Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Hokkaido University

2014 Apr.

Project Researcher, New Industry Creation Hatchery Center, Tohoku University

2012 Aug. Project Researcher, Department of Urban Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
2010 May Project Researcher, Research Center for Water Environment Technology, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
2010 Apr.

Technical staff, Research Center for Water Environment Technology, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo

2002 May Technical staff, Department of Tumor Virology, Institute for Genetic Medicine, Hokkaido University
Selected publications

Pepper mild mottle virus as an indicator and a tracer of fecal pollution in water environments: comparative evaluation with wastewater-tracer pharmaceuticals in Hanoi, Vietnam.
Kuroda K., Nakada N., Hanamoto S., Inaba M., Katayama H., Do A. T., Tran T. N., Oguma K., Hayashi T., and Takizawa S.
Science of the Total Environment, 2015, 506: 287-298.

Detection of genus Kobuvirus for evaluation as virus indicator for fecal contamination source tracking from Nhue River in Hanoi, Vietnam.
Inaba M., Katayama H., Tran T. N., and Furumai H.
Southeast Asian Water Environment, 2014, 5: 61-66

Distribution of Marine birnavirus (MABV) in marine organisms from Okinawa, Japan, and a unique sequence variation of the VP2/NS region.
Inaba M., Suzuki S., Kitamura S-I., Kumazawa N., and Kodama H.
J. Microbiol., 2009, 47(1): 76-84.

Annual dynamics of marine birnavirus (MABV) in cultured Japanese flounder (Paralichthys olivaceus) and sea water.
Inaba M., Kimura T., Kikukawa R., Iwasaki M., Nose M., and Suzuki S.
Fisheries Sci., 2009, 73: 615-622.