Name : Maiko Kagami

Position: Professor, Yokohama National University,

Graduate School of Environment and Information Sciences

AddressTokiwadai 79-7, Hodogaya-ku, Yokohama, 240-8502,

                 Kanagawa, Japan

Telephone &Fax : +81(0)45-339-4379

E-mail : mycoloop(at_mark*)  *replace(at_mark)to@



Doctorate of Science, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan         March 2002

Master of Science, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan              March 1999

Bachelor of Science,Tokyo Metropolitan University, Tokyo, Japan     March 1997



  • 2001 JSPS research fellow (DC2) at Kyoto University, Center for Ecological Research

  • 2002 JSPS research fellow (PD) at Kyoto University, Center for Ecological Research

  • 2003-2005 JSPS research fellow for abroad at Netherlands Institute of Ecology, Center for Limnoloty

  • 2005-2006 JSPS research fellow (PD) at Hokkaido University (stayed at NIOO)

  • 2006-2011 Lecturer at Toho University, Faculity of Science, Department of Environmental Science

  • 2010- Visiting Associate Professor at Chiba University, Center for Environmental Remote Sensing

  • 2012- Associate Professor at Toho University, Faculity of Science, Department of Environmental Science

  • 2016- Guest Researcher at IGB-Berlin (Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries)

  • 2017- Guest Researcher at NIOO (Netherlands Institute of Ecology)

  • ​2018- Professor at Yokohama National University, Graduate school of Environment and Information Sciences




Miyaji Award, Ecological Society of Japan 2008

Nukada Award, Toho University 2009


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  • Quantifying material flows mediated by parasites in lake, Grant-in Aid for Young Scientists (B)(KAKENHI),, Coorinator, 2007-2009

  • Ecology of fungi and their roles in decomposing refractory organic matters in lakes and ponds, Grant-in Aid for Young Scientists (B)(KAKENHI),, Coordinator, 2010-2013

  • Diversity and functional importance of chytrids in lake ecosystems, Japan-France Integrated Action Program (SAKURA) , Coordinator, 2010-2012

  • Diversity and functions of chytrids in lakes and oceans, Grant-in Aid for Scientific Research(B)(KAKENHI), Coordinator, 2013-2016

  • Diversity and functions of chytrids in lakes and oceans, Grand-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI), Fund for the Promotion of Joint International Research (Fostering Joint International Research), Coordinator, 2016-2017

  • Host-parasite interactions between phytoplankton and diverse fungi under environmental fluctuations, Grant-in Aid for Scientific Research (B)(KAKENHI), Coordinator, 2016-2020



Society member for

Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO)

International Society of Limnology (SIL)

Ecological Society of Japan (ESJ)

The Japanese Society of Limnology 

Microbial Ecological Society of Japan

Mycological Society of Japan

Plankton Society of Japan


Editorial Board for

Freshwater Biology (2018-)

Ecological Research (2015-, 2018- Associate Editor in Chief)

Limnology (2009-)

Japanese Journal of Limnology (2013-2017)

Japanese Journal of Ecology (2013-)

Manuscript reviewer for 

Applied and Environmental Microbiology (AEM), Aquatic Microbial Ecology (AME), Aquaculture Research, Aquatic Biology, Ecological Research, Ecology, Ecology Letters, European Journal of Phycology, Environmental Microbiology, Freshwater Biology, Fungal Ecology, Harmful Algae, Hydrobiologia, Industrial Biotechnology, ISME journal, Limnologica, Limnology, Limnology and Oceanography, Marine and Freshwater Research, Marine Ecology Progress Series, Microbial Ecology, Oecologia, Oikos, Plankton and Benthos Research, Protist, PlosONE, Water Research

Grant proposal reviewer for 

ANR(French National Research Agency), DFG (German Research Foundation), NSF (National Science Foundation), ISF (Israel Science Foundation), IRF(Icelandic Research Fund)