Toshiyuki Sakai


Work, Program

  • Rice Coexpression Database
  • Co-expression analysis of Rice(Not yet)
  • RILStEp
  • Epistasis analysis for Recombinant inbred lines(RILs).


  • Sakai T, Abe A, Shimizu M, Terauchi R RIL-StEp: epistasis analysis of rice recombinant inbred lines (RILs) reveals candidate interacting genes that control seed hull color and leaf chlorophyll content. G3 2021 doi: 10.1093/g3journal/jkab130
  • Kourelis, J, Sakai, T, Adachi, H, and Kamoun, S RefPlantNLR: a comprehensive collection of experimentally validated plant NLRs. bioRxiv 2021, doi: 10.1101/2020.07.08.193961.
  • Adachi, H, Sakai, T, Kourelis, J, Maqbool, A, and Kamoun, S Jurassic NLR: conserved and dynamic evolutionary features of the atypically ancient immune receptor ZAR1. bioRxiv 2020, doi: 10.1101/2020.10.12.333484.
  • Ding P, Sakai T, Shrestha RK, Perez NM, Guo W, Ngou BPM, He S, Liu C, Feng X, Zhang R, Vandepoele K, MacLean D, Jones JDG Chromatin accessibility landscapes activated by cell surface and intracellular immune receptors. bioRxiv 2020 doi: 10.1101/2020.06.17.157040
  • Harant A, Sakai T, Kamoun S, Adachi H A vector system for fast-forward in vivo studies of the ZAR1 resistosome in the model plant Nicotiana benthamiana. bioRxiv 2020 doi: 10.1101/2020.05.15.097584
  • Ding P, Ngou BPM, Oliver J. Furzer OJ, Sakai T, Shrestha RK, MacLean D, Jones JDG High-resolution Expression Profiling of Selected Gene Sets during Plant Immune Activation. Plant Biotechnol J. 2020 Jan 8. doi: 10.1111/pbi.13327
  • Adachi H, Contreras M, Harant A, Wu CH, Derevnina L, Sakai T, Duggan C, Moratto E, Bozkurt TO, Maqbool A, Win J, Kamoun S An N-terminal motif in NLR immune receptors is functionally conserved across distantly related plant species. eLife 2019;8:e49956 doi: 10.7554/eLife.49956

  • About


  • MSc, Kyoto University, Crop evolution lab, Japan
  • (2019~) Visiting student, The Sainsbury Laboratory, Sophien Kamoun group, UK
  • Likes

  • Python, Bioinformatics, Statistics, Machine Learning, Genomics, Boxing