Liverpool Skylilne

School of Biological and Environmental Sciences

Dr Kyoko Yamaguchi

Dr Kyoko Yamaguchi

Telephone: 0151 231 2593

Biography

Degrees

The University of Tokyo, Japan, PhD, Anthropology in Biological Sciences

Academic appointments

Lecturer in Human Genetics, School of Natural Sciences and Psychology, Liverpool John Moores University, 2015 - present

Publications

Journal article

Scelza B, Prall S, Blumenfield T, Crittenden A, Gurven M, Kline M, Koster J, Kushnick G, Mattison S, Pillworth E, Shenk M, Starweather K, Stieglitz J, Sum C-Y, Yamaguchi K, McElreath R. 2019. Patterns of Paternal Investment Predict Cross-Cultural Variation in Jealous Response Nature Human Behaviour, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Moromizato K, Kimura R, Fukase H, Yamaguchi K, Ishida H. 2016. Whole-body patterns of the range of joint motion in young adults: masculine type and feminine type JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY, 35 DOI Author Url Public Url

Suzuki S, Sunagawa M, Shindo M, Kimura R, Yamaguchi K, Sato T, Yoneda M, Nagaoka T, Saiki K, Wakebe T, Hirata K, Tsurumoto T, Ishida H. 2016. Degenerative changes in the appendicular joints of ancient human populations from the Japan Islands Quaternary International, 405 :147-159 DOI Public Url

Yamauchi T, Kimura R, Kawaguchi A, Sato T, Yamaguchi K, Toma T, Miyamoto K, Fukase H, Yamaguchi T, Ishida H. 2016. A comparative study of craniofacial measurements between Ryukyuan and mainland Japanese females using lateral cephalometric images Anthropological Science, 124 DOI Author Url Public Url

Sato T, Nakagome S, Watanabe C, Yamaguchi K, Kawaguchi A, Koganebuchi K, Haneji K, Yamaguchi T, Hanihara T, Yamamoto K, Ishida H, Mano S, Kimura R, Oota H. 2014. Genome-wide SNP analysis reveals population structure and demographic history of the ryukyu islanders in the southern part of the japanese archipelago Molecular Biology and Evolution, 31 :2929-2940 DOI Author Url Public Url

Yamaguchi K, Watanabe C, Kawaguchi A, Sato T, Naka I, Shindo M, Moromizato K, Aoki K, Ishida H, Kimura R. 2012. Association of melanocortin 1 receptor gene (MC1R) polymorphisms with skin reflectance and freckles in Japanese Journal of Human Genetics, 57 :700-708 DOI Author Url Public Url

Yamaguchi K, Holman DJ. 2010. Longitudinal analysis of permanent tooth emergence in Japanese children Anthropological Science, 118 :141-149 DOI

Miyazato E, Yamaguchi K, Fukase H, Ishida H, Kimura R. Comparative analysis of facial morphology between Okinawa Islanders and mainland Japanese using three-dimensional images. Am J Hum Biol, 26 :538-548 DOI Author Url Public Url

Holman DJ, Yamaguchi K. Longitudinal analysis of deciduous tooth emergence: IV. Covariate effects in Japanese children American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 126 :352-358 DOI

Conference publication

Kimura R, Watanabe C, Miyazato E, Yamaguchi K, Sato T, Ito T, Kawaguchi A, Yamamoto K, Ishida H. FST-QST comparison for testing neutrality of the facial morphology differentiation between Ryukyuans and mainland Japanese Anthropological Science, T 3 :202-202

Kimura R, Watanabe C, Miyazato E, Yamaguchi K, Sato T, Ito T, Kawaguchi A, Ishira H, Yamaguchi T, Yamamoto K, Kouchi M, Mochimaru M. Individual variation in facial size and its influencing factors Anthropological Science, 3 :211-211

Engagement & Impact

Conference presentation:

Genome-wide analysis on the genetic basis of human head morphology in Japanese, SMBE 2019, Poster presentation. 2019

The Prediction of the Externally Visible Characteristics of Medieval Human Remains from Poulton, UK, using Next Generation Sequencing, Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution 2018 (SMBE2018), Yokohama, Japan, Poster presentation. 2018

Reconsidering genetics of skin pigmentation in East Asia, the 4th Workshop of Biological Anthropologists, University of Oxford, Oral presentation. 2017

FST-QST comparison for testing neutrality of the facial morphology differentiation between Ryukyuans and mainland Japanese, The 70th Annual meeting of the Anthropological Society of Nippon, Nigata, Japan, Oral presentation. 2016

Comparison of 3D Facial Morpholgy between Ryukyuans and Hondo Japanese´╝ÜNeutrality test by FST-QS analysis, 18th Annual Meeting of the Society of Evolutionary studies, Japan, Okayama, Japan, Oral presentation. 2016

Analysis of polymorphisms associated with skin pigmentation in Oceanic populations, The 13th International Congress of Human Genetics, Kyoto Japan, Poster presentation. 2016

Genome-wide association study on cephalic form in Japanese, the 13th International Congress of Human Genetics, Kyoto International Conference Center, Kyoto, Japan, Poster presentation. 2016

Genetic studies on human visible traits, The 3rd Workshop of Biological Anthropologists, Institute of Archaeology, University of Oxford, Oral presentation. 2016

A genetic enrichment analysis for genes neighboring the hand morphologyassociated SNPs, The 60th Annual Meeting of The Japan Society of Human Genetics, Tokyo, Japan, Poster presentation. 2015

A search for polymorphisms associated with facial size, The 60th Annual Meeting of The Japan Society of Human Genetics, Tokyo, Japan, Oral presentation. 2015

A search for polymorphisms associated with the middle phalangeal hair of hand, The 60th Annual meeting of the Japan Society of Human Genetics, Tokyo, Japan, Poster presentation. 2015

Genome-wide association analysis of cephalic form in modern Japanese, RNMH2014 The Second International Conference on Replacement of Neanderthals by Modern Humans: Testing Evolutionary Models of Learning, Date, Japan, Poster presentation. 2014

Genome-wide association analysis of cephalic form in modern Japanese, RNMH2014 The Second International Conference on Replacement of Neanderthals by Modern Humans: Testing Evolutionary Models of Learning. Poster presentation, The Cultural Center in the city of Date, Date City, Hokkaido, Japan:, Poster presentation. 2014

Genome-wide analysis on cephalic morphology among Japanese, The 59th Annual Meeting of the Japan Society of Human Genetics, Tokyo, Japan, Oral presentation. 2014

Genome-wide search for the genetic factor of cephalic morphology in Japanese population, The 68th Annual Meeting of the Anthropological Society of Nippon, Hamamatsu, Japan, Oral presentation. 2014

Identification of genetic polymorphisms related to skin reflectance in the Japanese population, The 83rd Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropology, Calgary, Canada, Poster presentation. 2014

Identification of genetic polymorphisms related to skin reflectance in the Japanese population., The 83rd Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropology, . Calgary, Canada: Hyatt Regency Calgary and Telus Convention Center., Poster presentation. 2014

Search for genetic polymorphisms related to skin pigmentation in the Japanese population, Cell Symposium: Evolution of Modern Humans - From Bones to Genomes., Sitges, Spain, Poster presentation. 2014

Public engagement:

Sun Princess, Public Lecture, Lecture, passengers of a cruise, 200, Invited Speaker, I gave two lectures entitled "Reconstructing appearance from DNA" and "Out of Africa: the birth and divergence of Europeans and Asians" to the Japanese passengers on Sun Princess.. 2019

Asahigaoka High School, Aichi, Japan, lecture for high school students, lecture, high school students, invited speaker, http://www.asahigaoka-h.aichi-c.ed.jp/sgh/28_sgh/160615_hasegwakouza.pdf. 2016

Manchester Museum, Science Uncovered at Manchester Museum, demonstration, General public who visited Manchester Museum, Presenter, https://www2.ljmu.ac.uk/NewsUpdate/viewarticle/2280/. 2015

Conference organisation:

BABAO 2017, Staff. 2017

Other invited event:

Invited Seminar, Burgos, Spain: CENIEH, I was invited to give a talk entitled "Search for genetic polymorphisms related to skin pigmentation in the Japanese population" at CENIEH, Burgos, Spain to the researchers who work at the institute.. 2014