SASAKI Motoki Professor

My DreamNew discoveries in the functional morphology of vertebrates

ThemeStudies on the functional morphology and reproductive biology in wild and domestic animals

Field

Anatomy, Histology, Embryology, Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, Mammalogy, Reproductive biology

Keyword

wild animal, functional morphology, skeleton, muscle, CT, genital organ, placenta, testis, ovary
Academic degree Ph.D
License Veterinarian
Self introduction

I come from Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture. In the University, I am a staff advisor to "Kuril Harbor Seal Research Group" and "Ezo hone Dan". My hobby is fly fishing.

Room addressGeneral Research Building Ⅰ
Room numberS1102-3
Mail address sasakim atmark obihiro.ac.jp

Belongs

Research Department/Department of Veterinary Medicine/Division of Veterinary Sciences/Section of Anatomy and Pathology

Introduction

Present research themes are

  • Studies on the functional morphology of wild animals (Fig. 1)
  • Studies on the development and function of the genital gland and placenta of wild animals
  • Studies on the development and function of the genital gland and placenta of domestic animals
Fig. 1. CT imaging of the tarsal joint of giant panda (arboreal adaptation)

List of current research topics

  • Studies on the functional morphology of wild animals
  • Studies on the reproductive biology of domestic animals
  • Studies on the reproductive biology of wild animals
Related industries Veterinary medicine, Animal science, Reproductive biology, Natural history, Zoo and Wildlife Medicine
Affiliated academic society Japanese Society of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, The Mammal Society of Japan, The Journal of Veterinary Medical Science, The Society for Reproduction and Development, Society for the Study of Human and Animal Relations
Editor Mammal Study 2014-present, Journal of Reproduction and Development 2015-present
Editorial Board
  • Japanese Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 2004-2016
  • Mammalian Science 2006-2013
Academic background 1994 Azabu University, School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Veterinary Medicine (Graduate)
1998 Azabu University, Graduate school of Veterinary Science, Course of Veterinary Science (Completed)
1999-2000 The University Museum, The University of Tokyo (Cooperative Researcher)
2000-2000 National Museum of Nature and Science,Tokyo (Technical Staff)
2000- Present occupation