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Tomofumi Kurobe- BS, MS, PhD
Assistant Project Scientist
Anatomy, Physiology & Cell Biology


tkurobe@ucdavis.edu

  

Research Focus

Investigate effects of anthropogenic chemicals on aquatic organisms.

Specialty Focus

Aquatic Toxicology

Education

2000 BS Aquatic Bioscience, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology, Tokyo, Japan
2002 MS Aquatic Bioscience, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology, Tokyo, Japan
2005 PhD Aquatic Bioscience, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology, Tokyo, Japan

Honors and Awards

2004-2005 Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research from the Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture of Japan

Active Research Grants

Co-Investigator, Fall X2 Fish Health Study: Contrasts in Health Indices, Growth and Reproductive Fitness of Delta Smelt and Other Pelagic Fishes Rearing in the Low Salinity Zone and Cache Slough Regions, (Principal Investigator), Cal RA Fish and Games, Department of Fish and Games

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Link Icon 2011 Kurobe T, MacConnell E, Hudson C, McDowell TS, Hedrick RP Iridovirus infections among Missouri River Sturgeon: initial characterization, transmission and evidence for establishment of a carrier state Journal of Aquatic Animal Health,
  • Link Icon 2011 Badil S, Elliott DG, Kurobe T, Clemens K, Blair M, Purcell MK Comparative evalation of molecular diagnostic tests for Nucleospora salmonis and prevalence in migrating juvenile salmonids from the Snake River, USA. Journal of Aquatic Animal Health,
  • Link Icon 2011 Schebb NH, Flores I, Kurobe T, Franze B, Ranganathan A, Hammock BD, Teh S Bioaccumulation, metabolism and excretion of Triclocarban in medaka fish (Oryzias latipes) Aquatic Toxicology,
  • Link Icon 2011 Kurobe T, Kwak KT, MacConnell E, McDowell TS, Mardones FO, Hedrick RP Development of PCR assays to detect iridovirus infections among captive and wild populations of Missouri River sturgeon Dis Aquat Organ,
  • Link Icon 2010 Baxa DV, Kurobe T, Ger KA, Lehman PW, Teh SJ Estimating the abundance of toxic Microcystis in the San Francisco Estuary using quantitative Real-Time PCR Harmful Algae,
  • Link Icon 2009 Sakai M, Baxa DV, Kurobe T, Koni T, Shivappa RB, Hedrick RP Detection of Nucleospora salmonis in cutthroat trout (Oncorhynchus clarki) and rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) by loop-mediated isothermal amplificatin (LAMP) Aquaculture,
  • Link Icon 2009 Waltzek TB, Kurobe T, Goodwin AE, Hedrick RP Development of a polymerase chain reaction assay to detect cyprinid herpesvirus 2 in goldfish J Aquat Anim Health,
  • Link Icon 2009 Kurobe T, Marcquenski S, Hedrick RP PCR assay for improved diagnostics of epitheliotropic disease virus (EEDV) in lake trout Salvelinus namaycush Dis Aquat Organ,
  • Link Icon 2009 Waltzek TB, Kelley GO, Alfaro ME, Kurobe T, Davison AJ, Hedrick RP Phylogenetic relationships in the family Alloherpesviridae Dis Aquat Organ,
  • Link Icon 2008 Kurobe T, Kelley GO, Waltzek TB, Hedrick RP Revised phylogenetic relationships among herpesviruses isolated from sturgeons J Aquat Anim Health,