Microbial Genetics


Structural and Functional analysis of proteins and enzymes from extreamphiles and their applications. Genomic analysis of viruses isolated from extreamphiles and functional analysis of their gene products, Identification and application of lactic acid bacteria, Application of uncultured extreamphiles as useful genetic resources

Research Theme

  1. Surver, development and preservation on microbial genetic resources
  2. Bacteriophages and plasmids of industrial bacteria (contamination and control, functional analysis, recombinant DNA, vectors and lytic enzymes)
  3. Screening of useful enzymes from extremophiles
  4. Structural and functional analyses of extremozymes
  5. Biotechnological application of extremophiles and extremozymes
  6. Genetics and breeding in industrial microorganisms (gene manipulation, gene cloning and analysis, gene expression and regulation)


Katsumi DOI  Ph.D., M.Sc.


Location6-10-1 Hakozaki Higashi-ku Fukuoka 812-8581 JAPAN
Microbial Genetics, Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University
(Faculty of Engineering Building 3, Hakozaki Campus)
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