WATADA, Masayoshi

Faculty
Graduate School of Science and Engineering Engineering for Production and Environment
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Education

  •  - 1983 , Tokyo Metropolitan University, Graduate School, Division of Natural Science
  •  - 1977 , Tokyo Metropolitan University, Faculty of Science

Academic & Professional Experience

  •   1996 ,  - 2007 ,  Ehime University, Faculty of Science
  •   1992 ,  - 1996 ,  Ehime University
  •   1988 ,  - 1992 ,  Ehime University
  •   1986 ,  - 1988 ,  National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
  •   1982 ,  - 1985 ,  Yamashina Institute for Ornithology

Association Memberships

  • The Genetic Society of America
  • The Society for the Stydy of Evolution

Research Activities

Research Areas

  • Basic biology, Evolutionary biology
  • Basic biology, Biodiversity/Systematics

Published Papers

  • Maternally transmitted non-bacterial male killer in Drosophila biauraria.
    Kageyama D, Yoshimura K, Sugimoto TN, Katoh TK, Watada M, Biology letters, 13, (10) , 10 , DOI
  • Multiple origins of Hawaiian drosophilids: Phylogeography of Scaptomyza Hardy (Diptera: Drosophilidae)
    Katoh Toru, Izumitani Hiroyuki F., Yamashita Shinji, Watada Masayoshi, ENTOMOLOGICAL SCIENCE, 20, (1) 33 - 44, 01 , DOI
  • A survey of the drosophilid fauna and genetic diversity of two dominant species of Drosophila in Ehime Prefecture, Japan
    Katoh Takehiro K., Komoda Mai, WATADA Masayoshi, Biogeography, 18, 35 - 46, 09
  • Genetic Changes to a Transcriptional Silencer Element Confers Phenotypic Diversity within and between Drosophila Species
    Johnson Winslow C., Ordway Alison J., Watada Masayoshi, Pruitt Jonathan N., Williams Thomas M., Rebeiz Mark, PLOS GENETICS, 11, (6) , 06 , DOI
  • Drosophila suzukii: The Genetic Footprint of a Recent, Worldwide Invasion
    Adrion Jeffrey R., Kousathanas Athanasios, Pascual Marta, Burrack Hannah J., Haddad Nick M., Bergland Alan O., Machado Heather, Sackton Timothy B., Schlenke Todd A., Watada Masayoshi, Wegmann Daniel, Singh Nadia D., MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND EVOLUTION, 31, (12) 3148 - 3163, 12 , DOI
  • Courtship Patterns in the Drosophila montium Species Subgroup: Repeated Loss of Precopulatory Courtship?
    Chen Chuan-Cheng, Watada Masayoshi, Miyake Hitoshi, Katoh Takehiro K., Sun Zheng, Li Yi-Feng, Ritchie Michael G., Wen Shuo-Yang, ZOOLOGICAL SCIENCE, 30, (12) 1056 - 1062, 12 , DOI
  • Natural variation in population densities and vertical transmission rates of a Spiroplasma endosymbiont in Drosophila hydei
    Osaka Ryu, Ichizono Temma, Kageyama Daisuke, Nomura Masashi, Watada Masayoshi, SYMBIOSIS, 60, (2) 73 - 78, 06 , DOI
  • Detection of Spiroplasma from the mite Macrocheles sp (Acari; Macrochelidae) ectoparasitic to the fly Drosophila hydei (Diptera; Drosophilidae): a possible route of horizontal transmission?
    Osaka Ryu, Watada Masayoshi, Kageyama Daisuke, Nomura Masashi, SYMBIOSIS, 60, (2) 79 - 84, 06 , DOI
  • Ecological, morphological and molecular studies on Ganaspis individuals (Hymenoptera: Figitidae) attacking Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae)
    Kasuya Nazuki, Mitsui Hideyuki, Ideo Shinsuke, Watada Masayoshi, Kimura Masahito T., APPLIED ENTOMOLOGY AND ZOOLOGY, 48, (1) 87 - 92, 02 , DOI
  • Genetic diversity and evolution of Drosophila in oceanic Islands: a case of the Ogasawara Islands
    Watada Masayoshi, Yoshioka Shinya, Komoda Mai, GENES & GENETIC SYSTEMS, 86, (6) , 12
  • Taxonomic study of the Drosophila auraria species complex (Diptera: Drosophilidae) with description of a new species
    Watada Masayoshi, Matsumoto Masashi, Kondo Masanori, Kimura Masahito T., ENTOMOLOGICAL SCIENCE, 14, (4) 392 - 398, 10 , DOI
  • Population dynamics of a maternally-transmitted Spiroplasma infection in Drosophila hydei
    Osaka Ryu, Watada Masayoshi, Kageyama Daisuke, Nomura Masashi, SYMBIOSIS, 52, (1) 41 - 45, 11 , DOI
  • Genetic and physiological variation among sexual and parthenogenetic populations of Asobara japonica (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), a larval parasitoid of drosophilid flies
    Eur. J. Entomol, 106, DOI
  • Negative effects of low temperatures on the vertical transmission and infection density of a Spiroplasma endosymbiont in Drosophila hydei
    OSAKA Ryu, NOMURA Masashi, WATADA Masayoshi, KAGEYAMA Daisuke, SpringerCurrent Microbiology, 57, (4) 335 - 339, 10 , DOI
  • Host range of Asobara japonica (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), a larval parasitoid of drosophilid flies
    IDEO Shinsuke, WATADA Masayoshi, MITSUI Hideyuki, KIMURA Masahito T., Entomological Society of JapanEntomological Science, 11, (1) 1 - 6, 03 , DOI
  • Molecular phylogeny of the Drosophila auraria complex and Japanese allied species based on nuclear and mitochondrial DNA sequences
    Hitoshi Miyake, Masayoshi Watada, Genes & Genetic Systems, 82, (1) 77 - 88, 02 , DOI
  • Courtship in Drosophila quadrilineata with a unique male behavioral element, abdomen bending.
    TOMARU Masatoshi, OGUMA Yuzuru, WATADA Masayoshi, Journal of Ethology, 24, (2) 133 - 139, DOI
  • Prevalence of a Non-Male-Killing Spiroplasma in Natural Populations of Drosophila hydei.
    KAGEYAMA Daisuke, KAGEYAMA Daisuke, ANBUTSU Hisashi, WATADA Masayoshi, HOSOKAWA Takahiro, HOSOKAWA Takahiro, SHIMADA Masakazu, FUKATSU Takema, Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 72, (10) 6667 - 6673, DOI
  • Phenotypic stability of the P-M system in wild populations of Drosophila melanogaster.
    ITOH M, FUKUI T, KITAMURA M, UENOYAMA T, WATADA M, YAMAGUCHI M, The Genetics Society of JapanGenes & Genet. Systems, 79, (1) 9 - 18, DOI
  • Inversion polymorphisms in population of Drosophila melanogaster in the South-West islands of Japan = comparisons with the mainland populations.
    Kluwer Academic Publishers, Genetica, (114) 25 - 33, DOI
  • P elements and P-M characteristics in natural populations of Drosophila melanogaster in the southernmost islands of Japan and in Taiwan.
    The Genetic Society of Great Britain, Heredity, 86, 206 - 212, DOI
  • Further genetic studies on the Katsunuma population of Drosophila melanogaster
    HATANO Y, INOUE Y, WATADA M, AKAI S M, WATANABE T K, YAMAMOTO M, HIRAI K, TAKEGAWA H, ITOH M, The Genetic sciety of Japan, Genes & Genetic Systems, 74, (5) 219 - 225, DOI
  • Genetic divergence and evolutionary relationships of the Old and New world Emberizidae
    Zoological Society of Japan, Zoological Science, 12, (1) 71 - 77
  • Genetic divergence and relationships in fifteen species of Procellariiformes.
    Yamashina Institute for OrnithologyJournal of the Yamashina Institute for Ornithology, 22, (2) 114 - 123, DOI
  • Genetic differentiation and phylogenetic relationships of an avian family, alcidae(Auks).
    Yamashina Institute for OrnithologyJournal of the Yamashina Institute for Ornithology, 19, (2) 79 - 88
  • Genetic differentitation in Japanese populations of Drosophila simulans and D. melanogaster.I Allozyme polymorphism.
    Masayoshi WATADA, Yoshiko N. TOBARI, Shigeru OHBA, The Genetics Society of JapanThe Japanese Journal of Genetics, 61, (3) 253 - 269, DOI
  • Genetic differentiation in Japanese populations of Drosophila simulans and D. melanogaster. Morphological variation.
    WATADA M, OHBA S, TOBARI Y N, The Genetics Society of JapanThe Japanese Journal of Genetics, 61, (5) 469 - 480, DOI
  • Expansion of Drosophila simulans in Japan.
    Zoological Society of JapanZoological Science, 3, 873 - 883
  • Habitat Selection of two sibling species, Drosophila melanogaster and D. simulans : A further survey in the Bonin Islands.
    Zoological Society of JapanZoological Science, 2, 265 - 270
  • The evolutionary genetics of the Estrildidae.
    Yamashina Institute for OrnithologyJournal of the Yamashina Institute for Ornithology, 17, 143 - 158
  • Adaptatiaon of Drosophila simulans in Japan.
    WATANABE T K, INOUE Y, WATADA M, The Genetics Society of JapanThe Japanese Journal of Genetics, 59, (3) 225 - 235, DOI
  • Evolutionary Genetics of the Anatidae.
    The Ornithological Society of JapanTori, 32, 63 - 74
  • The microdistribution of Drosophila melanogaster and D.simulans: A survey in the Bonin Islands.
    Zoological Magzine, 90, 62 - 68

Misc

  • A list of drosophilid flies collected in Shimane Prefecture, Japan
    Y. Morita, T.K.Katoh, M. Watada, M. hatsumi, 22,   2017 09
  • New knowledge from the past in population genetics of Drosophila: Sex ratio of Drosophila bifasciata in Japan
    Watada Masayoshi, Katoh Takahiro, Kameyama Hiroto, GENES & GENETIC SYSTEMS, 89,   2014 12
  • Genetic diversity of the Drosophila colonizing species in the Ogasawara Islands and other localities
    Komoda Mai, Watada Masayoshi, Katoh Takehiro K., GENES & GENETIC SYSTEMS, 88,   2013 12
  • Genetic diversity and differentiation of Drosophila populations in the Ogasawara islands
    Mai Komoda, Shinya Yoshioka, Masayoshi Watada, GENES & GENETIC SYSTEMS, 87,   2012 12
  • Origin and evolutionary history of the genus Scaptomyza (Diptera: Drosophilidae)
    Katoh Toru, Yamashita Shinji, Masayoshi Watada, GENES & GENETIC SYSTEMS, 87,   2012 12
  • Distribution and molecular phylogeny of Wolbachia endosymbionts in the Steganinae
    Katoh Takehiro K., Sata Naoya, Watada Masayoshi, GENES & GENETIC SYSTEMS, 86,   2011 12
  • Molecular phylogeny of the montium species subgroup based on mitochondrial DNA sequences
    Watada Masayoshi, Miyake Hitoshi, GENES & GENETIC SYSTEMS, 84,   2009 12
  • Molecular phylogenetic study of the Drosophila montium species subgroup inferred from mitochondrial DNA sequences
    Watada Masayoshi, Miyake Hitoshi, GENES & GENETIC SYSTEMS, 82,   2007 12
  • Host diversity of drosophila parasitic wasp
    Watada Masayoshi, Ideo Shinsuke, ZOOLOGICAL SCIENCE, 23,   2006 12
  • Molecular phylogeny of the auraria complex and Japanese allied species
    Miyake Hitoshi, Watada Masayoshi, GENES & GENETIC SYSTEMS, 81,   2006 12
  • Natural and laboratory hybridization between Drosophila melanogaster and D. simulans.
    The Genetics Society of JapanThe Japanese Journal of Genetics, 65,   1990
  • A new incipient polymorphic inversion, In(2R)O, in D. melanogaster Japanese populations
    Department of Zoology, University of OklahomaDrosophila information Service, 89,   2006
  • A further study on the expansion of Drosophila simulans in Japan.
    Department of Zoology, University of OklahomaDrosophila information Service, 86,   2003
  • Ecological notes on Distiribution of wild fruit flies(Diptera : Drosophilidae)in Ehime profecture, Shikoku.
    Institute of the Environmental Science and Technology, 27, (1) 91 - 98,   2001
  • Predominance of two colonizing species of Drosophila in Ehime Prefecture, Japan.
    Department of Zoology, University of OklahomaDrosophila Information Service, 83,   2000
  • Distribution of Drosophila in the Okinawa and Shakishima Islands, Japan.
    Department of Zoology, University of OklahomaDrosophila Information Service, 82,   1999
  • Inversion lethal and female sterile mutanfs of X chromosome from a natural population of Drosophila melanogaster in Japan.
    Department of Zoology, University of OklahomaDrosophila Information Service, 80,   1997

Conference Activities & Talks

  • Comparative study of two factors in the sex ratio distortion of Drosophila biauraria
    WATADA Masayoshi,   2017 12 07
  • The revision of Sophophora based on molecular and morphological analyses: establishment of a new species group and species subgroups
    WATADA Masayoshi, 25th European Drosophila Research Conference,   2017 09 24
  • Ehime-fly Provides Reliable and Repeatable Stocks for Evolutionary Studies of Asia-Pacific Drosophila Researchers
    WATADA Masayoshi, 3rd Asia-Pacific Drosophila Research Conference (APDRC).,   2017 05 11
  • Deciphering distinct responses to nutrient balances between generalist and specialist species by comparative multi¬omics approaches
    WATADA Masayoshi, 4th Asia-Pacific Drosophila Research Conference,   2017 05
  • The molecular basis of distinct responses to nutrient balances between Drosophila generalist and specialist species
    Hattori Yukako, Watanabe Kaori, Takahashi Yuuki, Furumizo Yuki, Uchiyama Hironobu, Yajima Shunsuke, Watada Masayoshi, Uemura Tadashi,   2016 09 07 , 招待有り
  • The molecular basis of distinct dietary responses to nutrient balances for animal growth between Drosophila generalist and specialist species.
      2016 03 28
  • Molecular phylogenetic study of the subgenus Sophophora (Diptera: Drosophilidae) and its related taxa based on 50 nuclear gene loci
    Katoh Takehiro K., Watada Masayoshi, GENES & GENETIC SYSTEMS,   2015 12
  • Molecular phylogenetic study of the subgenus Sophophora (Diptera: Drosophilidae) based on 31 nuclear loci
    Katoh Takehiro K., Watada Masayoshi, GENES & GENETIC SYSTEMS,   2014 12
  • Discovery of new species in the laboratory -A case of Drosophila-
    Watada Masayoshi, Sayaka Kishi, Katoh Takehiro K., GENES & GENETIC SYSTEMS,   2013 12

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