Kazumori Mise is a postdoctoral fellow at The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan. He received a Bachelor degree of Agricultural and Life Sciences from The University of Tokyo in 2015. He continued his study at Soil Science Laboratory and received a Master degree of Agricultural and Life Sciences from The University of Tokyo in 2017, for the study in soil microbial communities driving phosphorus cycling. He then started to study microbial metagenomics and bioinformatics, under the direction of Professor Wataru Iwasaki (Wataru Iwasaki Laboratory: Laboratory of Bioinformatics). After receiving a Ph.D. in bioinformatics in 2020, he started working as a postdoctoral fellow at AIST in April 2021. His motivation is directed to bridging microscopic phenomena/concepts (molecular biology, genome structures, etc.) and macroscopic phenomena/concepts (ecophysiology, community dynamics, material circulation, etc.) using bioinformatics. Current research topics include soil metagenomics, ecology of microbes involved in greenhouse gas emissions/deletions, and development of bioinformatic methods fueling these studies.

Refereed Publications

Preprints are available upon request. Feel free to contact me by e-mail or via ResearchGate.

Kazumori Mise and Wataru Iwasaki.
Unexpected absence of ribosomal protein genes from metagenome-assembled genomes.
ISME Commun. (2022) 2:118
Hideomi Itoh*, Zhenxing Xu*, Kazumori Mise, Yoko Masuda, Natsumi Ushijima, Chie Hayakawa, Yutaka Shiratori, and Keishi Senoo. (*: co-first authorship)
Anaeromyxobacter oryzae sp. nov., Anaeromyxobacter diazotrophicus sp. nov. and Anaeromyxobacter paludicola sp. nov., isolated from paddy soils.
Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. (2022) 72(10):005546
Kazumori Mise, Yoko Masuda, Keishi Senoo, and Hideomi Itoh.
Undervalued pseudo-nifH sequences in public databases distort metagenomic insights into biological nitrogen fixers.
mSphere (2021) 6(6):e00785-21
Kazumori Mise and Wataru Iwasaki.
Environmental atlas of prokaryotes enables powerful and intuitive habitat-based analysis of community structures.
iScience (2020) 23(10):101624
Yu Maeda, Kazumori Mise, Wataru Iwasaki, Akira Watanabe, Susumu Asakawa, Rasit Asiloglu, and Jun Murase.
Invention of artificial rice field soil: A tool to study the effect of soil components on the activity and community of microorganisms involved in anaerobic organic matter decomposition.
Microbes Environ. (2020) 35:ME20093
Kazumori Mise and Shigeto Otsuka.
Eukaryotic microbial communities in Japanese arable Andisols investigated by amplicon sequencing of 18S rRNA genes.
Microbiol Resour Announc. (2020) 10:e00218-20
Kazumori Mise, Yuki Koyama, Arisa Matsumoto, Kazuki Fujita, Takashi Kunito, Keishi Senoo, and Shigeto Otsuka.
Pectin drives microbial phosphorus solubilization in soil: Evidence from isolation-based and community-scale approaches.
Eur J Soil Biol. (2020) 97:103169
Takashi Kunito, Hitoshi Moro, Kazuki Fujita, Kazumori Mise, Kazunari Nagaoka, and Shigeto Otsuka.
Microorganisms enhancing phosphorus availability in arable soils.
Soil Microorganisms (2019) 73:41–54 (In Japanese)
Kazumori Mise, Runa Maruyama, Yuichi Miyabara, Takashi Kunito, Keishi Senoo, and Shigeto Otsuka.
Time-series analysis of phosphorus-depleted microbial communities in carbon/nitrogen-amended soils.
Appl Soil Ecol. (2020) 145:103346
Kazumori Mise, Hitoshi Moro, Takashi Kunito, Keishi Senoo, and Shigeto Otsuka.
Prokaryotic community structure of long-term fertilization field Andisols in central Japan.
Microbiol Resour Announc. (2019) 8:e01551-18
Kazumori Mise, Kazuki Fujita, Takashi Kunito, Keishi Senoo, and Shigeto Otsuka.
Phosphorus-mineralizing communities reflect nutrient-rich characteristics in Japanese arable Andisols.
Microbes Environ. (2018) 33:282–289

Journal Clubs

Oct 2020 @Iwasaki Lab: Predicting the dynamics of microbial community after perturbation

Apr 2020 @Iwasaki Lab: Bridging bacterial genomics and life history strategy using state-of-the-art long-read sequencing

Oct 2019 @Iwasaki Lab: Same author, similar methods, yet quite different questions

Jan 2019 @Iwasaki Lab: Incorporating interspecies interactions to microbial community ecology

Mar 2018 @Iwasaki Lab: Bacterial phenotype database empowering the trait-based approach

Jan 2018 @Iwasaki Lab: Wet-lab methods with implication for bioinformatic studies

Oct 2016 @Soil Science Lab: Functional redundancy of bacterial community

Oct 2015 @Soil Science Lab: Community assembly processes: Niche-based vs Stochastic


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mise-33 [AT] aist.go.jp; mise-33 [AT] bs.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp

Microbial Ecology and Technology Research Group, The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)

AIST Hokkaido, 2-17-2-1, Tsukisamu-Higashi, Toyohira-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido, 062-8517 Japan.