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Shigeo S. Sugano

Shigeo S. Sugano


Ph.D., Graduate school of Science, Kyoto University, Japan, 2013

Current position

Project Assistant Professor, Tokushima University, Japan, 2014


  1. Kawase, T., Sugano, S. S., Shimada, T. and Hara-Nishimura, I. (2015). A direction-selective local-thresholding method, DSLT, in combination with a dye-based method for automated three-dimensional segmentation of cells and airspaces in developing leaves. Plant J 81(2): 357-366.
  2. Sugano, S. S., Shirakawa, M., Takagi, J., Matsuda, Y., Shimada, T., Hara-Nishimura, I. and Kohchi, T. (2014). CRISPR/Cas9-mediated targeted mutagenesis in the liverwort Marchantia polymorpha L. Plant Cell Physiol 55(3): 475-481.
  3. Tanaka, Y.*, Sugano, S. S.*, Shimada, T. and Hara-Nishimura, I. (2013). Enhancement of leaf photosynthetic capacity through increased stomatal density in Arabidopsis. New Phytol 198(3): 757-764. * equal contribution
  4. Shimada, T., Sugano, S. S. and Hara-Nishimura, I. (2011). Positive and negative peptide signals control stomatal density. Cell Mol Life Sci 68(12): 2081-2088.
  5. Sugano, S. S., Shimada, T., Imai, Y., Okawa, K., Tamai, A., Mori, M. and Hara-Nishimura, I. (2010). Stomagen positively regulates stomatal density in Arabidopsis. Nature 463(7278): 241-244.
Protocols by Shigeo S. Sugano
  1. Differential and Simultaneous Visualization of Cells and Airspaces in Plant Leaves