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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-Principal 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., with Dr. Swee Teh as PI and Dr. DB Baxa as Co-PI (Principal Investigator), Interagency Ecological Program (IEP), California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Co-Principal Investigator, Studies assessing factors that influence spawning migration behavior and reproductive condition of Delta smelt in the Sacramento-San-Joaquin Delta, with Dr. Swee Teh as PI and Dr. DB Baxa as Co-PI (Principal Investigator), California Water Science Center/US Geological Survey

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Link Icon 2013 Baxa DV, Stover A, Clifford M, Kurobe T, Teh SJ, Moyle P, Hedrick RP Henneguya sp. in yellowfin goby Acanthogobius flavimanus from the San Francisco Estuary SpringerPlus,
  • Link Icon 2013 Davison AJ, Kurobe T, Gatherer D, Cunningham C, Korf I, Fukuda H, Hedrick RP, Waltzek TB Comparative genomics of carp herpesviruses Journal of Virology,
  • Link Icon 2013 Kurobe T, Baxa DV, Mioni CE, Kudela RM, Smythe TR, Waller S, Chapman AD, Teh SJ Identification of harmful cyanobacteria in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and Clear Lake, California by DNA barcoding SpringerPlus,
  • Link Icon 2012 Cavin JM, Donahoe SL, Frasca S, Innis CJ, Kinsel MJ, Kurobe T, Naples LM, Nyaoke A, Poll CP, Weber EP Myxobolus albi infection in cartilage of captive lumpfish (Cyclopterus lumpus) Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc,
  • 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,