• 北島 正章

    北海道大学大学院工学研究院環境工学部門

    助教

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  • 学歴

    博士(工学)(東京大学)

    東京大学

    大学院工学系研究科都市工学専攻博士課程

    2008年4月〜2011年3月

    東京大学

    大学院工学系研究科都市工学専攻修士課程

    2006年4月〜2008年3月

    東京大学

    工学部都市工学科都市環境工学コース

    2002年4月(理科 I 類)〜2006年3月

    佐賀県立致遠館高等学校

    理数科

    1999年4月〜2002年3月

  • 職歴

    助教

    2016年3月~現在

    北海道大学大学院工学研究院環境創生工学部門(水代謝システム講座)

     

     

    [兼務]

    国立研究開発法人物質・材料研究機構 エネルギー・環境材料研究拠点 客員研究者(2016年12月〜現在)

    Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) - Center for Environmental Sensing and Modeling (CENSAM)・客員研究員(2016年3月〜2017年2月)

    博士研究員

    2014年1月~2016年2月

    Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART)

    Center for Environmental Sensing and Modeling (CENSAM)

    (MIT土木環境工学専攻 Andrew J. Whittle教授)

     

    [客員]

    マサチューセッツ工科大学土木環境工学専攻・客員研究員(2015年8月〜9月)

    博士研究員

    2013年4月~2013年12月

    アリゾナ大学農学部土壌水環境科学専攻

    (環境微生物学研究室:Charles P. Gerba教授)

    日本学術振興会・海外特別研究員

    2011年4月~2013年3月

    アリゾナ大学農学部土壌水環境科学専攻

    (環境微生物学研究室:Charles P. Gerba教授)

    日本学術振興会・特別研究員(DC1)

    2008年4月~2011年3月

    東京大学大学院工学系研究科都市工学専攻

     

    [客員]

    ドレクセル大学土木建築環境工学専攻・客員研究員(2009年12月〜2010年1月:日本学術振興会 優秀若手研究者海外派遣事業)

  • 受賞歴

    We always strive for the best.

    本人の受賞

    1. Poster Award, 8th Center for Environmental Sensing and Modeling (CENSAM) Annual Workshop (2015年6月)
    2. 論文奨励賞, 土木学会 (2013年6月)
    3. 奨励賞, 環境工学研究論文集/環境工学研究フォーラム (2011年11月)
    4. IWA-HRWM Willie Grabow Young Investigator Award, International Water Association (IWA) Health-Related Water Microbiology (HRWM) specialist group (2011年9月)
    5. 東京大学総長賞(研究), 東京大学 (2011年3月)
    6. 工学系研究科長賞, 東京大学大学院工学系研究科 (2011年3月)
    7. 優秀博士研究賞, 東京大学大学院工学系研究科都市工学専攻 (2011年3月)
    8. 会長特別賞, 日本水環境学会 (2011年3月)
    9. 育志賞, 日本学術振興会 (2011年2月)
    10. 博士研究奨励賞(オルガノ賞)最優秀賞, 第13回日本水環境学会シンポジウム (2010年9月)
    11. 論文賞, 環境工学研究論文集/環境工学研究フォーラム (2009年11月)
    12. 優秀発表賞(クリタ賞)​, 第42回日本水環境学会年会 (2008年3月)
    13. 優秀ポスター発表賞,  第43回環境工学研究フォーラム (2006年11月)

    共著者・指導学生の受賞

    1. 学生ポスター発表賞(ライオン賞)(平野誠也), 第51回日本水環境学会年会 (2017)
    2. 学生ポスター発表賞(ライオン賞)(高木達馬), 第51回日本水環境学会年会 (2017)
    3. 論文奨励賞(伊藤寿宏), 第53回環境工学研究フォーラム (2016)
    4. Best Young Presentation Award (Andri T. Rachmadi), 2nd International Workshop, River Basin Environment and Management (2015)
    5. Best Poster Award (Andri T. Rachmadi), 11th International Symposium on Southeast Asian Water Environment (2014)
    6. CAP Award For Research (Andri T. Rachmadi), 2014 AIPG and AHS National Conference (2014)
    7. Excellent Presentation Award (Andri T. Rachmadi), Water and Environment technology Conference 2014 (2014)
    8. 2014 Best Research Abstract Award (Andri T. Rachmadi), 87th Arizona Water Association Annual Conference (2014)
    9. President’s Award (Andri T. Rachmadi), Student Show Case 2013, The University of Arizona
    10. First Winner, Graduate Division of Agriculture and Environmental Science Category (Andri T. Rachmadi), Student Show Case 2013, The University of Arizona (2013)
    11. 学生ポスター発表賞(ライオン賞)(古屋崇志), 第47回日本水環境学会年会 (2013)
    12. Exemplary Submitted Abstract (Brandon C. Iker), Next Generation Sequencing Conference (2011)
    13. 優秀発表賞(クリタ賞)(松原康一)​, 第42回日本水環境学会年会 (2008)
  • 競争的研究資金獲得歴

    研究代表

    1. 科学研究費補助金・特別研究員奨励費(2008~2011年度)
    2. CENSAM Research Initiative Grant(2015年度)
    3. 科学研究費補助金・研究活動スタート支援(2016年度) 
    4. クリタ水・環境科学振興財団・研究助成・萌芽(2016年度)
    5. 札幌ライフサイエンス産業活性化事業・研究シーズ発掘補助金(札幌タレント補助金)(2016年度)
    6. 科学研究費補助金・若手研究(A)(2017~2020年度)
    7. 科学研究費補助金・挑戦的研究(萌芽)(2017~2019年度)
  • 出版物

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  • 査読付き論文

    掲載/受理済論文数: 92

    • 総引用数: 1487 (Scopus)
    • h-index: 25 (Scopus)

     

        (* Corresponding author)

         

        2007

        1. Eiji Haramoto*, Masaaki Kitajima, Hiroyuki Katayama, Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2007. Detection of koi herpesvirus DNA in river water in Japan. Journal of Fish Diseases. 30(1):59-61. (DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2761.2007.00778.x) [Abstract][PubMed]

        2008

        1. 北島正章*, 遠矢幸伸, 松原康一, 原本英司, 宇田川悦子, 片山浩之, 大垣眞一郎. 2008. 新たな代替指標としてマウス分離株を用いた水道水中のノロウイルスの塩素耐性の解明. 環境工学研究論文集.  45:361-370. [Abstract]  [第45回環境工学研究フォーラム論文賞 受賞]
        2. Nguyen Thi Van Ha*, Masaaki Kitajima, Nguyen Vo Minh Hang, Koichi Matsubara, Satoshi Takizawa, Hiroyuki Katayama, Kumiko Oguma, Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2008. Bacterial contamination of raw vegetables, vegetable-related water and river water in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Water Science and Technology. 58(12):2403-2411. (DOI: 10.2166/wst.2008.435)

        2009

        1. Eiji Haramoto*, Masaaki Kitajima, Hiroyuki Katayama, Takafumi Ito, Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2009. Development of virus concentration methods for detection of koi herpesvirus in water. Journal of Fish Diseases. 32(3):297-300. (DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2761.2008.00977.x)
        2. Eiji Haramoto*, Masaaki Kitajima, Hiroyuki Katayama, Mari Asami, Michihiro Akiba, Shoichi Kunikane. 2009. Application of real-time PCR assays to genotyping of F-specific phages in river water and sediments in Japan. Water Research. 43(15):3759-3764. (DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2009.05.043)
        3. Masaaki Kitajima*, Koichi Matsubara, Sethy Sour, Eiji Haramoto, Hiroyuki Katayama, Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2009. First detection of genotype 3 hepatitis E virus RNA in river water in Cambodia. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 103(9):955-957. (DOI: 10.1016/j.trstmh.2009.04.004)
        4. Masaaki Kitajima*, Tomoichiro Oka, Yukinobu Tohya, Hiroyuki Katayama, Naokazu Takeda, Kazuhiko Katayama. 2009. Development of a broadly reactive nested reverse transcription-PCR assay to detect  murine noroviruses, and investigation of the prevalence of murine noroviruses in laboratory mice in Japan. Microbiology and Immunology. 53(9):531-534. (DOI: 10.1111/j.1348-0421.2009.00152.x)
        5. Masaaki Kitajima*, Eiji Haramoto, Chanetta Phanuwan, Hiroyuki Katayama, Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2009. Detection of genogroup IV norovirus in wastewater and river water in Japan. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 49(5):655-658. (DOI: 10.1111/j.1472-765X.2009.02718.x)

        6. Yuko Shimizu, Hiroshi Ushijima*, Masaaki Kitajima, Hiroyuki Katayama, Yukinobu Tohya. 2009. Murine norovirus as a novel surrogate to evaluate disinfectants for human norovirus. Japanese Journal of Environmental Infections. 24(6):388-394. [in Japanese]

        2010

        1. Eiji Haramoto*, Masaaki Kitajima, Hiroyuki Katayama, Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2010. Real-time PCR detection of adenoviruses, polyomaviruses, and torque teno viruses in river water in Japan. Water Research. 44(6):1747-1752. (DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2009.11.043)
        2. Masaaki Kitajima*, Tomoichiro Oka, Eiji Haramoto, Hiroyuki Katayama, Naokazu Takeda, Kazuhiko Katayama, Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2010. Detection and genetic analysis of human sapoviruses in river water in Japan. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 76(8):2461-2467. (DOI: 10.1128/AEM.02739-09)
        3. Masaaki Kitajima*, Yukinobu Tohya, Koichi Matsubara, Eiji Haramoto, Etsuko Utagawa, Hiroyuki Katayama. 2010. Chlorine inactivation of human norovirus, murine norovirus and poliovirus in drinking water. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 51(1):119-121. (DOI: 10.1111/j.1472-765X.2010.02869.x)
        4. Eiji Haramoto*, Mikie Otagiri, Masaaki Kitajima, Kei Nishida, Yasushi Sakamoto. 2010. Analysis of human-animal fecal contamination in aquatic environments using F-specific RNA coliphages. Journal of Water and Waste. 52 (8):640-646. [In Japanese]
        5. Masaaki Kitajima*, Tomoichiro Oka, Eiji Haramoto, Naokazu Takeda, Kazuhiko Katayama, Hiroyuki Katayama. 2010. Seasonal distribution and genetic diversity of genogroups I, II, and IV noroviruses in the Tamagawa River, Japan. Environmental Science & Technology. 44(18):7116-7122. (DOI: 10.1021/es100346a)
        6. Masaaki Kitajima*, Tomoichiro Oka, Hirotaka Takagi, Yukinobu Tohya, Hiroyuki Katayama, Naokazu Takeda, Kazuhiko Katayama. 2010. Development and application of a broadly reactive real-time reverse transcription-PCR assay to detect murine noroviruses. Journal of Virological Methods. 169(2):269-273. (DOI: 10.1016/j.jviromet.2010.07.018)
        7. Masaaki Kitajima*, Hiroyuki Katayama, Charles N. Haas, Hiroaki Furumai. 2010. Quantitative risk assessment of H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus infections through water. Environmental Engineering Research. 47:485-496. [In Japanese] [Environmental Engineering Forum Best Paper Award for Young Professionals] [Japan Society of Civil Engineers (JSCE) Best Paper Award for Young Professionals]

        2011

        1. Masaaki Kitajima*, Tomoichiro Oka, Eiji Haramoto, Chanetta Phanuwan, Naokazu Takeda, Kazuhiko Katayama, Hiroyuki Katayama. 2011. Genetic diversity of genogroup IV noroviruses in wastewater in Japan. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 52(2):181-184. (DOI: 10.1111/j.1472-765X.2010.02980.x)
        2. Kyungju Kim*, Hiroyuki Katayama, Masaaki Kitajima, Yukinobu Tohya, Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2011. Development of a real-time RT-PCR assay combined with ethidium monoazide treatment for RNA viruses and its application to detect viral RNA after heat exposure. Water Science and Technology. 63(3):502-507. (DOI: 10.2166/wst.2011.249)
        3. Masaaki Kitajima*, Eiji Haramoto, Chanetta Phanuwan, Hiroyuki Katayama. 2011. Prevalence and genetic diversity of Aichi viruses in wastewater and river water in Japan. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 77(6):2184-2187. (DOI: 10.1128/AEM.02328-10)
        4. Yuko Shimizu, Masaaki Kitajima, Yuko Hayakawa, Yukinobu Tohya, Hiroshi Ushijima*. 2011. Inactivation of murine norovirus in breast milk by heat treatment. Journal of Environmental Infections. 26(2):79-82. [In Japanese]
        5. Masaaki Kitajima*, Eiji Haramoto, Chanetta Phanuwan, Hiroyuki Katayama. 2011. Genotype distribution of human sapoviruses in wastewater in Japan. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 77(12):4226-4229. (DOI: 10.1128/AEM.00088-11)
        6. Akihiko Hata*, Hiroyuki Katayama, Masaaki Kitajima, Chettiyappan Visvanathan, Chea Nol, Hiroaki Furumai. 2011. Validation of internal controls for nucleic acid extraction and amplification of enteric viruses in water samples. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 77(13):4336-4343. (DOI: 10.1128/AEM.00077-11)
        7. Masaaki Kitajima*, Yin Huang, Toru Watanabe, Hiroyuki Katayama, Charles N. Haas. 2011. Dose-response time modelling for highly pathogenic avian influenza A (H5N1) virus infection. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 53(4):438-444. (DOI: 10.1111/j.1472-765X.2011.03128.x)

        2012

        1. Masaaki Kitajima*, Eiji Haramoto, Chanetta Phanuwan, Hiroyuki Katayama, Hiroaki Furumai. 2012. Molecular detection and genotyping of human noroviruses in influent and effluent water at a wastewater treatment plant in Japan. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 112(3):605-613. (DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2672.2012.05231.x)
        2. Eiji Haramoto*, Mikie Otagiri, Hiroshi Morita, Masaaki Kitajima. 2012. Genogroup distribution of F-specific coliphages in wastewater and river water in the Kofu basin in Japan. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 54(4):367-373. (DOI: 10.1111/j.1472-765X.2012.03221.x)
        3. Eiji Haramoto*, Masaaki Kitajima, Naohiro Kishida, Hiroyuki Katayama, Mari Asami, Michihiro Akiba. 2012. Occurrence of viruses and protozoa in drinking water sources of Japan and their relationship to indicator microorganisms. Food and Environmental Virology. 4(3):93-101. (DOI: 10.1007/s12560-012-9082-0)

        2013

        1. Akihiko Hata*, Masaaki Kitajima, Hiroyuki Katayama. 2013. Occurrence and reduction of human viruses, F-specific RNA coliphage genogroups and microbial indicators at a full-scale wastewater treatment plant in Japan. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 114(2):545-554. (DOI: 10.1111/jam.12051)
        2. Brandon C. Iker, Kelly R. Bright, Ian L. Pepper, Charles P. Gerba, Masaaki Kitajima*. 2013. Evaluation of commercial kits for the extraction and purification of viral nucleic acids from environmental and fecal samples. Journal of Virological Methods. 191(1):24-30. (DOI: 10.1016/j.jviromet.2013.03.011)
        3. Setsuko Iizuka, Reiko Takai-Todaka, Hitoshi Ohshiro, Masaaki Kitajima, Qiuhong Wang, Linda J. Saif, Takaji Wakita, Mamoru Noda, Kazuhiko Katayama, Tomoichiro Oka*. 2013. Detection of multiple human sapoviruses from imported frozen individual clams. Food and Environmental Virology. 5(2):119-125. (DOI: 10.1007/s12560-013-9109-1)
        4. Eiji Haramoto*, Masaaki Kitajima, Mikie Otagiri. 2013. Development of a reverse transcription-quantitative PCR assay for detection of salivirus/klassevirus. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 79(11):3529-3532. (DOI: 10.1128/AEM.00132-13)
        5. Masaaki Kitajima*, Akihiko Hata, Teruo Yamashita, Eiji Haramoto, Hiroko Minagawa, Hiroyuki Katayama. 2013. Development of a reverse transcription-quantitative PCR system for detection and genotyping of Aichi viruses in clinical and environmental samples. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 79(13):3952–3958. (DOI: 10.1128/AEM.00820-13)
        6. Gerardo U. Lopez*, Charles P. Gerba, Akrum Tamimi, Masaaki Kitajima, Sheri Maxwell, Joan B. Rose. 2013. Transfer efficiency of bacteria and viruses from porous and nonporous fomites to fingers under different relative humidity conditions. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 79(18):5728–5734. (DOI: 10.1128/AEM.01030-13)
        7. Eiji Haramoto*, Masaaki Kitajima, Naohiro Kishida, Yoshiaki Konno, Hiroyuki Katayama, Mari Asami, Michihiro Akiba. 2013. Occurrence of pepper mild mottle virus in drinking water sources in Japan. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 79(23):7413-7418. (DOI: 10.1007/s12560-012-9082-0)

        2014

        1. Akihiko Hata*, Hiroyuki Katayama, Keisuke Kojima, Shoichi Sano, Ikuro Kasuga, Masaaki Kitajima, Hiroaki Furumai. 2014. Effects of rainfall events on the occurrence and detection efficiency of viruses in river water impacted by combined sewer overflows. Science of the Total Environment. 468-469:757-763. (DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.08.093)
        2. Akihiko Hata*, Masaaki Kitajima, Etsuko Tajiri-Utagawa, Hiroyuki Katayama. 2014. Development of a high resolution melting analysis for detection and differentiation of human astroviruses. Journal of Virological Methods. 200:29-34. (DOI: 10.1016/j.jviromet.2014.01.023)
        3. Damian H. Gilling, Masaaki Kitajima, Jason R. Torrey, Kelly R. Bright*. 2014. Antiviral efficacy and mechanisms of action of oregano essential oil and its primary component carvacrol against murine norovirus. 2014. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 116(5): 1149-1163. (DOI: 10.1111/jam.12453)
        4. Masaaki Kitajima*, Eiji Haramoto, Brandon C. Iker, Charles P. Gerba. 2014. Occurrence of Cryptosporidium, Giardia, and Cyclospora in influent and effluent water at wastewater treatment plants in Arizona. 2014. Science of the Total Environment. 484:129-136. (DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.03.036)
        5. Gerardo U. Lopez, Masaaki Kitajima, Aaron Havas, Charles P. Gerba, Kelly A. Reynolds*. 2014. Evaluation of a disinfection wipe intervention on fomite-to-finger microbial transfer. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 80(10):3113-3118. (DOI: 10.1128/AEM.04235-13)
        6. Masaaki Kitajima*, Brandon C. Iker, Ian L. Pepper, Charles P. Gerba. 2014. Relative abundance and treatment reduction of viruses during wastewater treatment processes – Identification of potential viral indicators. Science of the Total Environment. 488-489:290-296. (DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.04.087)
        7. Damian H. Gilling, Masaaki Kitajima, Jason R. Torrey, Kelly R. Bright*. 2014. Mechanisms of antiviral action of plant antimicrobials against murine norovirus. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 80(16):4898-910 (DOI: 10.1128/AEM.00402-14)
        8. Masaaki Kitajima*, Brandon C. Iker, Andri T. Rachmadi, Eiji Haramoto, Charles P. Gerba. 2014. Quantification and genetic analysis of salivirus/klassevirus in wastewater in Arizona, USA. Food and Environmental Virology. 6(3):213-216. (DOI: 10.1007/s12560-014-9148-2)
        9. Walter Q. Betancourt, Masaaki Kitajima, Alexandre D. Wing, Julia Regnery, Jörg E. Drewes, Ian L. Pepper, Charles P. Gerba*. Assessment of virus removal by managed aquifer recharge at three full-scale operations. 2014. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A. 49(14):1685-1692. (DOI: 10.1080/10934529.2014.951233)
        10. Samendra P. Sherchan*, Masaaki Kitajima, Charles P. Gerba, Ian L. Pepper. Rapid detection technologies for monitoring microorganisms in water. Biosensors Journal. 3(1):109. (DOI: 10.4172/2090-4967.1000109)

        2015

        1. Akihiko Hata*, Katsuhito Matsumori, Masaaki Kitajima, Hiroyuki Katayama. 2015. Concentration of enteric viruses in large volumes of water using a cartridge-type mixed cellulose ester membrane. Food and Environmental Virology. 7(1):7-13. (DOI: 10.1007/s12560-014-9169-x)
        2. Masaaki Kitajima*, Charles P. Gerba. 2015. Aichi virus 1: Environmental occurrence and behavior. Pathogens. 4(2):256-268. (DOI: 10.3390/pathogens4020256)
        3. Masaaki Kitajima*, Andri T. Rachmadi, Brandon C. Iker, Eiji Haramoto, Ian L. Pepper, Charles P. Gerba. 2015. Occurrence and genetic diversity of human cosavirus in raw and treated wastewater in Arizona, United States. Archives of Virology. 160(7):1775-1779. (DOI: 10.1007/s00705-015-2435-x)
        4. Akihiko Hata*, Hiroyuki Katayama, Masaaki Kitajima, Hiroaki Furumai. 2015. Wastewater analysis indicates that genetically diverse astroviruses, including strains belonging to novel clades MLB and VA, are circulating within Japanese populations. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 81(15):4932-4939. (DOI: 10.1128/AEM.00563-15)
        5. Anne Magill-Collins, Marlene Gaither, Charles P. Gerba, Masaaki Kitajima, Brandon C. Iker, James D. Stoehr*. 2015. Norovirus outbreaks among Colorado River rafters in the Grand Canyon, summer 2012. Wilderness & Environmental Medicine. 26(3):312-318. (DOI: 10.1016/j.wem.2015.02.007)
        6. Gerardo U. Lopez*, Masaaki Kitajima, Samendra P. Sherchan, Jonathan D. Sexton, Laura Y. Sifuentes, Charles P. Gerba, Kelly A. Reynolds. 2015. Impact of disinfectant wipes on the risk of Campylobacter jejuni infection during raw chicken preparation in domestic kitchens. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 119(1):245-252. (DOI: 10.1111/jam.12834)

        2016

        1. Chen-Xi Sun, Masaaki Kitajima, Karina Yew-Hoong Gin*. 2016. Sunlight inactivation of somatic coliphage in the presence of natural organic matter. Science of the Total Environment. 541:1-7. (DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.08.136)
        2. Andri T. Rachmadi, Masaaki Kitajima, Ian L. Pepper, Charles P. Gerba*. 2016. Enteric and indicator virus removal by surface flow wetlands. Science of the Total Environment. 542(Part A): 976-982. (DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.11.001)
        3. Bradley W. Schmitz*, Masaaki Kitajima, Maria E. Campillo, Charles P. Gerba, Ian L. Pepper. 2016. Virus reduction during advanced Bardenpho and conventional wastewater treatment processes. Environmental Science & Technology. 50(17), 9524–9532. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.6b01384)
        4. Andri T. Rachmadi, Jason R. Torrey, Masaaki Kitajima*. 2016. Human polyomavirus: Advantages and limitations as a human-specific viral marker in aquatic environments. Water Research. 105, 456-469. (DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2016.09.010)
        5. Masaaki Kitajima*, Andri T. Rachmadi, Brandon C. Iker, Eiji Haramoto, Charles P. Gerba. 2016. Genetically distinct genogroup IV norovirus strains identified in wastewater. Archives of Virology. 161(12), 3521-3525. (DOI: 10.1007/s00705-016-3036-z)
        6. Masaaki Kitajima*, Nan Wang, Martin Q.X. Tay, Jianmin Miao, Andrew J. Whittle. 2016. Development of a MEMS-based electrochemical aptasensor for norovirus detection. Micro & Nano Letters. 11(10), 582-585. (DOI: 10.1049/mnl.2016.0295)
        7. Toshihiro Ito, Mamoru Oshiki, Naohiro Kobayashi, Tsuyoshi Kato, Takahiro Segawa, Masashi Hatamoto, Takashi Yamaguchi, Hideki Harada, Masaaki Kitajima, Satoshi Okabe, Daisuke Sano*. 2016. Determination of performance target values for enteric virus removal in wastewater reclamation. Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers. 72(7), 305-313. [in Japanese]
        8. Yi Yang, Masaaki Kitajima, Thuy T. Pham, Ling Yu, Ran Ling, Karina Y.-H. Gin, Martin Reinhard*. 2016. Using Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO1 to evaluate hydrogen peroxide as a biofouling control agent in membrane treatment systems. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 63(6), 488-494. (DOI: 10.1111/lam.12674)

        2017

        1. Charles P. Gerba, Walter Q. Betancourt*, Masaaki Kitajima. 2017. How much reduction of virus is needed for recycled water: A continuous changing need for assessment? Water Research. 108, 25-31. (DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2016.11.020)
        2. Masaaki Kitajima*, Brandon C. Iker, Anne Magill-Collins, Marlene Gaither, James D. Stoehr, Charles P. Gerba. 2017. Genetic analysis of norovirus strains that caused gastroenteritis outbreaks among river rafters in the Grand Canyon, Arizona. Food and Environmental Virology. (DOI: 10.1007/s12560-017-9282-8)
        3. Eiji Haramoto*, Masaaki Kitajima. 2017. Quantification and genotyping of Aichi virus 1 in water samples in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. Food and Environmental Virology. 9(3), 350-353. (DOI:10.1007/s12560-017-9283-7)
        4. Mohan Amarasiri, Masaaki Kitajima, Thanh H. Nguyen, Satoshi Okabe, Daisuke Sano*. 2017. Bacteriophage removal efficiency as a validation and operational monitoring tool for virus log reduction in wastewater reclamation: Review. Water Research. 121, 258-269. (DOI:10.1016/j.watres.2017.05.035)
        5. Toshihiro Ito, Masaaki Kitajima, Tsuyoshi Kato, Satoshi Ishii, Takahiro Segawa, Satoshi Okabe, Daisuke Sano*. 2017. Target virus log10 reduction values determined for two reclaimed wastewater irrigation scenarios in Japan based upon tolerable annual disease burden. Water Research. 125, 438-448. (DOI:10.1016/j.watres.2017.08.057)
        6. Ya Zhang, Masaaki Kitajima, Andrew J. Whittle, Wen-Tso Liu*. 2017. Benefits of genomic insights and CRISPR-Cas signatures to monitor potential pathogens across drinking water production and distribution systemsFrontiers in Microbiology. 8, 2036. (DOI:10.3389/fmicb.2017.02036)

        2018

        1. Daisuke Sano*, Megumi Tazawa, Manami Inaba, Syunsuke Kadoya, Ryosuke Watanabe, Takayuki Miura, Masaaki Kitajima, Satoshi Okabe. 2018. Selection of cellular genetic markers for the detection of infectious poliovirusJournal of Applied Microbiology. 124(4), 1001-1007. (DOI:10.1111/jam.13621)
        2. Charles P. Gerba, Walter Q. Betancourt*, Masaaki Kitajima, Channah M. Rock. 2018. Reducing uncertainty in estimating virus reduction by advanced water treatment processes. Water Research. 133, 282-288. (DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2018.01.044)
        3. Masaaki Kitajima, Andri T. Rachmadi, Brandon Iker, Eiji Haramoto, Charles P. Gerba. 2018. Temporal variations in genotype distribution of human sapoviruses and Aichi virus 1 in wastewater in southern Arizona, United States. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 124(5), 1324-1332. (DOI:10.1111/jam.13712)
        4. Eiji Haramoto*, Masaaki Kitajima, Akihiko Hata, Jason R. Torrey, Yoshifumi Masago, Daisuke Sano, Hiroyuki Katayama. 2018. A review on recent progress in the detection methods and prevalence of human enteric viruses in water. Water Research. 135, 168-186. (DOI:10.1016/j.watres.2018.02.004)
        5. Mohan Amarasiri*, Masaaki Kitajima, Akiho Miyamura, Ricardo Santos, Silvia Monteiro, Takayuki Miura, Shinobu Kazama, Satoshi Okabe, Daisuke Sano. Reverse transcription-quantitative PCR assays for genotype-specific detection of human noroviruses in clinical and environmental samples. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health. 221(3), 578-585. (DOI:10.1016/j.ijheh.2018.02.008)
        6. Hannah P. Sassi, Koiya D. Tuttle, Walter Q. Betancourt, Masaaki Kitajima, Charles P. Gerba*. Persistence of viruses by qPCR in three effluent-dominated rivers in the western United States. Food and Environmental Virology. 10(3), 297-304. (DOI:10.1007/s12560-018-9343-7)
        7. Andri Rachmadi, Masaaki Kitajima, Kozo Watanabe, Sakiko Yaegashi, Joeselle Serrana, Arata Nakamura, Toyoko Nakagomi, Osamu Nakagomi, Kazuhiko Kazuhiko Katayama, Satoshi Okabe, Daisuke Sano*. Free chlorine disinfection as a selection pressure on norovirus. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 84(13), e00244-18.(DOI:10.1128/AEM.00244-18)
        8. Masaaki Kitajima*, So Ishizaki, Jeonghwan Jang, Satoshi Ishii, Satoshi Okabe. Complete genome sequence of Klebsiella quasipneumoniaestrain S05, a fouling-causing bacterium isolated from a membrane bioreactorGenome Announcement. 6(23), e00471-18. (DOI:10.1128/genomeA.00471-18)
        9. Nazanin Saeidi, Xiaoqiong Gu, Tran Ngoc Han, Shin Giek Goh, Masaaki Kitajima, Ariel Kushmaro, Bradley Schmitz, Karina Yew-Hoong Gin*. Occurrence of traditional and alternative fecal indicators in tropical urban environments under different land use patterns. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 84(14), e00287-18. (DOI:10.1128/AEM.00287-18)
        10. Bradley W. Schmitz*, Hitoha Moriyama, Eiji Haramoto, Masaaki Kitajima, Samendra, Sherchan, Charles P. Gerba, Ian L. Pepper. Reduction of Cryptosporidium, Giardia, and fecal indicators by Bardenpho wastewater treatment. Environmental Science & Technology. 52(12), 7015-7023. (DOI:10.1021/acs.est.7b05876)
        11. Akihiko Hata*, Masaaki Kitajima, Eiji Haramoto, Suntae Lee, Masaru Ihara, Charles P. Gerba, Hiroaki Tanaka. Next-generation amplicon sequencing identifies genetically diverse human astroviruses, including recombinant strains, in environmental waters. Scientific Reports. 8(1), 11837. (DOI:10.1038/s41598-018-30217-y)
        12. Masaaki Kitajima*, Hannah P. Sassi, Jason R. Torrey. Pepper mild mottle virus as a water quality indicator. npj Clean Water. 1(19), s41545-018-0019-5. (DOI: 10.1038/s41545-018-0019-5)
        2019
        1. Shin Giek Goh, Nazanin Saeidi, Xiaoqiong Gu, Genevieve Gabrielle Rose Vergara, Liang Liang, Haoming Fang, Masaaki Kitajima, Ariel Kushmaro, Karina Yew-Hoong Gin. Occurrence of microbial indicators, pathogenic bacteria and viruses in tropical surface waters subject to contrasting land useWater Research. 150, 200-205. (DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2018.11.058)
        2. Jennifer G. Lamori, Jia Xue, Andri T. Rachmadi, Gerardo U. Lopez, Masaaki Kitajima, Charles P. Gerba, Ian L. Pepper, John Brooks, Samendra Sherchan*.Removal of fecal indicator bacteria and antibiotic resistant genes in constructed wetlandsEnvironmental Science and Pollution Research. 26(10), 10188-10197. (DOI: 10.1007/s11356-019-04468-9)
        3. Mohan Amarasiri, Hiroki Kawai, Masaaki Kitajima, Satoshi Okabe, Daisuke Sano D*. Specific interactions of rotavirus HAL1166 with Enterobacter cloacaeSENG-6 and their contribution on rotavirus HAL1166 removalWater Science & Technology. 79(2), 342-348. (DOI: 10.2166/wst.2019.050)
        4. Masaaki Kitajima*, Satoshi Ishii, Tatsuma Takagi, Satoshi Okabe. 2019. Complete genome sequence of a novel Myoviridae phage SfΦ01 infecting Shigella. Microbiology Resource Announcements. 8(23), e00349-19. (DOI:10.1128/MRA.00349-19).
        5. Rajani G. Shrestha, Samendra P. Sherchan, Masaaki Kitajima, Yasuhiro Tanaka, Charles P. Gerba, and Eiji Haramoto*. Reduction of Arcobacter at two conventional wastewater treatment plants in southern Arizona, USAPathogens. 8, 175. (DOI: 10.3390/pathogens8040175)
        2020/In press
        1. Andri T. Rachmadi, Masaaki Kitajima, Tsuyoshi Kato, Hiroyuki Kato, Satoshi Okabe, Daisuke Sano*. Required chlorination doses to fulfill the credit value for disinfection of enteric viruses in water: A critical review. Environmental Science & Technology. 54(4), 2068-2077. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.9b01685)
        2. Hisashi Satoh*, Kai Kikuchi, Yutaka Katayose, Shu Tsuda, Reiko Hirano, Yuga Hirakata, Masaaki Kitajima, Satoshi Ishii, Mamoru Oshiki, Masashi Hatamoto, Masahiro Takahashi, Satoshi Okabe. Simple and reliable enumeration of Escherichia coli concentrations in wastewater samples by measuring β-D-glucuronidase (GUS) activities via a microplate readerScience of the Total Environment. 715, 136928. (DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.136928)
        3. Syun-suke Kadoya, Syun-ichi Urayama, Takuro Nunoura, Miho Hirai, Yoshihiro Takaki, Masaaki Kitajima, Toyoko Nakagomi, Osamu Nakagomi, Satoshi Okabe, Osamu Nishimura, Daisuke Sano*. Bottleneck size-dependent changes in the genetic diversity and specific growth rate of a rotavirus A strainJournal of Virology. (in press)
        4. Warish Ahmed*, Masaaki Kitajima, Sarmila Tandukar, Eiji Haramoto. Recycled water safety: current status of traditional and emerging viral indicatorsCurrent Opinion in Environmental Science & Health. 16, 62-72. (DOI: 10.1016/j.coesh.2020.02.009)
        5. Seiya Hirano, Junki Saito, Tomoki Yukawa, Daisuke Sano, Akihiro Okamoto, Satoshi Okabe, Masaaki Kitajima*Improvement of electrochemical conditions for detecting redox reaction of K3[Fe(CN)6] toward the application in norovirus aptasensorElectrochemistry. 88(3), 205-209. (DOI: 10.5796/electrochemistry.20-00017)
        6. Warish Ahmed*, Nicola Angel, Janette Edson, Kyle Bibby, Aaron Bivins, Jake W. O’Brien, Phil M. Choi, Masaaki Kitajima, Stuart L. Simpson, Jiaying Li, Ben Tscharke, Rory Verhagen, Wendy J.M. Smith, Julian Zaugg, Leanne Dierens, Philip Hugenholtz, Kevin V. Thomas, Jochen F. Mueller. First confirmed detection of SARS-CoV-2 in untreated wastewater in Australia: A proof of concept for the wastewater surveillance of COVID-19 in the communityScience of the Total Environment. 728, 138764. (DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.138764)
        7. Masaaki Kitajima*, Warish Ahmed, Kyle Bibby, Annalaura Carducci, Charles P. Gerba, Kerry A. Hamilton, Eiji Haramoto, Joan B. Rose. SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater: State of the knowledge and research needsScience of the Total Environment. 739, 139076. (DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.139076)
        8. Warish Ahmed*, Paul Bertsch, Aaron Bivins, Kyle Bibby, Kata Farkas, Amy Gathercole, Eiji Haramoto, Pradip Gyawali, Asja Korajkic, Brian R. McMinn, Jochen Mueller, Stuart Simpson, Wendy J.M. Smith, Erin M. Symonds, Kevin V. Thomas, Rory Verhagen, Masaaki KitajimaComparison of virus concentration methods for the RT-qPCR-based recovery of murine hepatitis virus, a surrogate for SARS-CoV-2 from untreated wastewaterScience of the Total Environment. 739, 139960. (DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.139960)
        9. Eiji Haramoto*, Bikash Malla, Ocean Thakali, Masaaki KitajimaFirst environmental surveillance for the presence of SARS-CoV-2 RNA in wastewater and river water in JapanScience of the Total Environment. 737, 140405. (DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.140405)
        10. Samendra P. Sherchan*, Shalina Shahin, Lauren M. Ward, Sarmila Tandukar, Tiong G. Aw, Bradley Schmitz, Warish Ahmed, Masaaki KitajimaFirst detection of SARS-CoV-2 RNA in wastewater in North America: A study in Louisiana, USAScience of the Total Environment. in press. (DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.140621)
        11. Warish Ahmed*, Paul M. Bertsch, Nicola Angel, Kyle Bibby, Aaron Bivins, Leanne Dierens, Janette Edson, John Ehret, Pradip Gyawali, Kerry Hamilton, Ian Hosegood, Philip Hugenholtz, Guangming Jiang, Masaaki Kitajima, Homa T. Sichani, Jiahua Shi, Katja M. Shimko, Stuart L. Simpson, Wendy J. M. Smith, Erin M. Symonds, Kevin V. Thomas, Rory Verhagen, Julian Zaugg, Jochen F. Mueller. Detection of SARS-CoV-2 RNA in commercial passenger aircraft and cruise ship wastewater: a surveillance tool for assessing the presence of COVID-19 infected travelersJournal of Travel Medicine. in press. (DOI: 10.1093/jtm/taaa116)
        12. Manish Kumar*, Alok Kumar Thakur, Payal Mazumder, Keisuke Kuroda, Sanjeeb Mohapatra, Jörg Rinklebe5, AL. Ramanathan, Zeynep Cetecioglu, Sharad Jain, Vinay Kumar Tyagi, Petros Gikas, Sudip Chakraborty, M. Tahmidul Islam, Arslan Ahmad, Anil V. Shah, Arbind Kumar Patel, Toru Watanabe, Meththika Vithanage, Kyle Bibby, Masaaki Kitajima, Prosun Bhattacharya. Frontier review on the propensity and repercussion of SARS-CoV-2 migration to aquatic environment.  Journal of Hazardous Materials Letters. in press.
      • 著書・査読なし論文

        We always strive for the best.

        1. Manish Kumar, Keisuke Kuroda, Kiran Dhangar, Payal Mazumder, Christian Sonne, Jörg Rinklebe, Masaaki KitajimaPotential emergence of antiviral-resistant pandemic viruses via environmental drug exposure of animal reservoirsEnvironmental Science & Technology. (in press)
        2. Aaron Bivins, Devin North, Arslan Ahmad, Warish Ahmed, Eric Alm, Frederic Been, Prosun Bhattacharya, Lubertus Bijlsma, Alexandria B. Boehm, Joe Brown, Gianluigi Buttiglieri, Vincenza Calabro, Annalaura Carducci, Sara Castiglioni, Zeynep Cetecioglu Gurol, Sudip Chakraborty, Federico Costa, Stefano Curcio, Francis L. de los Reyes III, Jeseth Delgado Vela, Kata Farkas, Xavier Fernandez-Casi, Charles Gerba, Daniel Gerrity, Rosina Girones, Raul Gonzalez, Eiji Haramoto, Angela Harris, Patricia A. Holden, Md. Tahmidul Islam, Davey L. Jones, Barbara Kasprzyk-Hordern, Masaaki Kitajima, Nadine Kotlarz, Manish Kumar, Keisuke Kuroda, Giuseppina La Rosa, Francesca Malpei, Mariana Mautus, Sandra L. McLellan, Gertjan Medema, John Scott Meschke, Jochen Mueller, Ryan J. Newton, David Nilsson, Rachel T. Noble, Alexander van Nuijs, Jordan Peccia, T. Alex Perkins, Amy J. Pickering, Joan Rose, Gloria Sanchez, Adam Smith, Lauren Stadler, Christine Stauber, Kevin Thomas, Tom van der Voorn, Krista Wigginton, Kevin Zhu, Kyle Bibby*. 2020. Wastewater-based epidemiology: Global collaborative to maximize contributions in the fight against COVID-19Environmental Science & Technology. 54(13), 7754–7757.
        3. 宇田川洋一, 高塚威, 北島正章. 2020. 除湿および加湿プロセスによる空間中浮遊ウイルスの捕集に関する研究. クリーンテクノロジー. 第30巻第5号, 28-31.
        4. 宇田川洋一, 高塚威, 北島正章, 佐野大輔, 宇田川悦子. 2019. ウイルス感染症とヒトへの感染と空気 ー空気を介した感染を防ぐためにー. 技術開発研究所技報. 25, 94-98.
        5. 宇田川洋一, 高塚威, 北島正章. 2019. 除湿および加湿プロセスによる空間中浮遊ウイルスの捕集に関する研究. 技術開発研究所技報. 25, 53-57.
        6. Andri Rachmadi, Masaaki Kitajima, Kozo Watanabe, Satoshi Okabe, Daisuke Sano*. 2018. Disinfection as a selection pressure on RNA virus evolutionEnvironmental Science & Technology. 52(5):2434-2435.
        7. 北島正章. 2017. ファージを利用した環境中の病原細菌制御. 生物工学会誌. 95(7), 404.
        8. Seiya Hirano, Daisuke Sano, Satoshi Okabe, Masaaki Kitajima*. 2017. Aptamer: The potential application to norovirus research, diagnosis, and therapeutics. pp. 223-242. In Jesús L. Romalde (ed.), Noroviruses: Outbreaks, Control and Prevention Strategies. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., NY. (ISBN: 978-1-53611-959-6)
        9. Brandon C. Iker, Masaaki Kitajima*, Charles P. Gerba. 2016. Extraction and purification of viral nucleic acids from environmental samples. pp. 315-324. In Miodrag Micic (ed.), Sample Preparation Techniques for Soil, Plant, and Animal samples. Springer Science + Business Media New York, New York, NY. (DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4939-3185-9_22)
        10. Masaaki Kitajima*, Eiji Haramoto, Charles P. Gerba. 2014. Salivirus/klassevirus: an emerging virus associated with children’s diarrhea/acute flaccid paralysis and environmental contamination. pp. 111-122. In Roxanne H. Bishop (ed.), Influenza and RNA Viruses: Emergence, Classification and Management. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., NY. (ISBN: 978-1-63321-811-6)
        11. Masaaki Kitajima*, Toru Watanabe. 2013. Risk assessment of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus infections through water. pp. 1-22. In Kyle M. Taylor and Bruce O’Connor (eds.), Avian Influenza: Molecular Evolution, Outbreaks and Prevention/Control. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., NY. (ISBN: 978-1-62417-415-5)
        12. Charles P. Gerba*, Masaaki Kitajima, Brandon C. Iker. 2013. Viral presence in waste water and sewage and control methods. pp. 293-315. In Nigel Cook (ed.), Viruses in food and water: Risks, surveillance and control. Woodhead Publishing Ltd., Cambridge, UK. (ISBN: 978-0-85709-430-8)
        13. Koichi Matsubara*, Chanetta Phanuwan, Nguyen Thi Van Ha, Masaaki Kitajima, Eiji Haramoto, Hiroyuki Katayama, Satoshi Takizawa, Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2009. Noroviruses and faecal contamination in Saigon River and urban canals in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. pp.95-102. In Satoshi Takizawa, Futoshi Kurisu, and Hiroyasu Satoh (eds.), Southeast Asian Water Environment 3. IWA Publishing, London, UK. (ISBN: 978-1-84339-276-7)
        14. 北島正章, 原本英司. 2013. 環境ウイルス学の最新知見. 水環境学会誌. 36(5):156-160.
        15. 北島正章, 松原康一, 片山浩之, 滝沢智. 2007. 水中病原微生物の検出技術とベトナム・カンボジアにおける水環境モニタリング. 環境技術. 第36巻8月号, 10-16.
        16. 小熊久美子, 松原康一, 北島正章, 片山浩之, 滝沢智. 2007. ベトナム南部における都市河川の微生物汚染と病原性微生物の摂取経路の推定. モダンメディア, 第53巻5号, 127-133.
      • 学会発表

        We always strive for the best.

        口頭発表

        1. Charles P. Gerba, Walter Q. Betancourt, Masaaki Kitajima, Channah Rock. How much reduction of viruses do we need for recycled water; A continuous need for assessment? 11th IWA International Conference on Water Reclamation and Reuse. (July 23-27, 2017, Long Beach, California, USA)
        2. Mohan Amarasiri, Hiroki Kawai, Masaaki Kitajima, Satoshi Okabe, Daisuke Sano. Histo-blood group antigen (HBGA) positive bacteria in the mixed liquor reduces the human rotavirus concentration in membrane filtration effluent. Water and Environment Technology Conference (WET2017). 3A-19, p. 52. (July 22-23, 2017, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan)
        3. Syunsuke Kadoya, Syun-ichi Urayama, Takuro Nunoura, Masaaki Kitajima, Satoshi Okabe, Daisuke Sano. Genetic factor of rotavirus determining free chlorine-tolerance. Water and Environment Technology Conference (WET2017). 2A-15, p. 28. (July 22-23, 2017, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan)
        4. Charuka Meegoda, Masaaki Kitajima, Daisuke Sano, Hisashi Satoh. Fluorescence resonance energy transfer aptasensor for norovirus detection. Water and Environment Technology Conference (WET2017). 2A-12, p. 27. (July 22-23, 2017, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan) [Excellent Presentation Award]
        5. Andri Taruna Rachmadi, Arata Nakamura, Masaaki Kitajima, Satoshi Okabe, Daisuke Sano. A genetic factor of norovirus for resistance to free chlorine disinfection. Water and Environment Technology Conference (WET2017). 2A-03, p. 22. (July 22-23, 2017, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan)
        6. Masaaki Kitajima. Electrochemical and colorimetric aptasensor technologies for rapid detection of viral contaminants in water. CENSAM 10th Annual Workshop. (June 29-30, 2017, National University of Singapore, Singapore)
        7. Masaaki Kitajima, Seiya Hirano, Akihiro Okamoto, Daisuke Sano, Hisashi Satoh, Satoshi Okabe. Electrochemical and colorimetric DNA aptasensor technologies for rapid norovirus detection. 19th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology. (May 15-19, 2017, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA)
        8. Toshihiro Ito, Tsuyoshi Kato, Satoshi Ishii, Takahiro Segawa, Masaaki Kitajima, Satoshi Okabe, Daisuke Sano. Performance target of virus reduction efficiency in wastewater reclamation: Effect of tolerable health risk, dose-response, and reliability. 19th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology. (May 15-19, 2017, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA)
        9. Shin Giek Goh, Nazanin Saeidi, Xiaoqiong Gu, Genevieve Vergara, Liang Liang, Masaaki Kitajima, Karina Yew-Hoong Gin. Predicting the occurrence of human pathogens and associated health risks in surface waters. Comparison between two predictive models: Bayesian network and decision tree. 19th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology. (May 15-19, 2017, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA)
        10. Masaaki Kitajima, Nan Wang, Martin Q.X. Tay, Jianmin Miao, Andrew J. Whittle. A miniaturised norovirus aptasensor based on microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) technology. 5th Food and Environmental Virology Conference. (September 13-16, 2016, Hotel Sakurai, Kusatsu, Gunma, Japan)
        11. Masaaki Kitajima. Norovirus aptasensor: an aptamer-based biosensing platform for environmental pathogen monitoring. 9th Center for Environmental Sensing and Modeling (CENSAM) Annual Workshop. (June 22, 2016, National University of Singapore, Singapore)
        12. Nan Wang, Masaaki Kitajima, Kalaivani Mani, Elgar Kanhere, Andrew J. Whittle, Michael S. Triantafyllou, Jianmin Miao. Miniaturized electrochemical sensor modified with aptamers for rapid norovirus detection. The 11th Annual IEEE International Conference on Nano/Micro Engineered & Molecular Systems. (Apr. 17-20, 2016, Matsushima Bay and Sendai MEMS City, Sendai, Japan)
        13. Masaaki Kitajima. Norovirus aptasensor. 8th Center for Environmental Sensing and Modeling (CENSAM) Annual Workshop. (June 29, 2015, National University of Singapore, Singapore)
        14. Andri T. Rachmadi, Masaaki Kitajima, Charles P. Gerba. The potential of constructed wetland in reducing viruses as an additional wastewater treatment for water reuse. 2nd International Young Researchers’ Workshop on River Basin and Environment and Management. (Jan. 5-6, 2015, Hanoi University of Science, Vietnam)
        15. Charles P. Gerba, Walter Betancourt, Masaaki Kitajima, Julia Regnery, Jörg Drewes. Pepper mild mottle virus as an indicator of enteric viruses in groundwater. 2014 Water Quality Technology Conference & Exposition (WQTC). (Nov. 16-20, 2014, Hyatt Regency New Orleans Hotel, New Orleans, LA)
        16. Charles P. Gerba, Masaaki Kitajima, Walter Betancourt, Ian L. Pepper, Jörg Drewes, Julia Regnery, Alexandre Wing. Pepper mild mottle virus (PMMoV) as a conservative tracer of enteric virus transport during managed aquifer recharge. 14th Biennial Symposium on Managed Aquifer Recharge (BSMAR 14). (July 31-Aug. 1, 2014, Doubletree Hotel, Orange, CA)
        17. Andri T. Rachmadi, Masaaki Kitajima, Charles P. Gerba. Virus removal efficiency in wetlands receiving secondary treated wastewater. AIPG and AHS National Conference. (Sept. 13-16, 2014, Prescott Resort and Conference Center, Prescott, AZ)
        18. Andri T. Rachmadi, Masaaki Kitajima, Charles P. Gerba. Virus occurrence and attenuation in constructed wetlands used for additional wastewater treatment in Arizona, United States. Water and Environment Technology Conference (WET2014). (June 28-29, 2014, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan) [Excellent Presentation Award]
        19. Masaaki Kitajima, Charmaine Ng, Karina Y.-H. Gin, Andrew J. Whittle. Biofilm monitoring in drinking water distribution systems. 7th Center for Environmental Sensing and Modeling (CENSAM) Annual Workshop. (June 25, 2014, National University of Singapore, Singapore)
        20. Andri T. Rachmadi, Masaaki Kitajima, Charles P. Gerba. Virus reduction efficiency in wetland as an additional wastewater treatment in Arizona. Arizona Water Association (AZ Water) 87th Annual Conference. (May 7-9, 2014, Renaissance Glendale Hotel & Spa, Glendale, AZ) [Best Research Abstract Award; Second Place]
        21. Walter Q. Betancourt, Masaaki Kitajima, Julia Regnery, Alexandre Wing, Jörg E. Drewes, Charles P. Gerba, Occurrence and reduction of viruses in managed aquifer recharge systems, Arizona Hydrological Society (AHS) 26th Annual Symposium, Tucson, Arizona, USA, 2013 (Betancourt氏の代理で口頭発表)
        22. Brandon C. Iker, Masaaki Kitajima, Eiji Haramoto, Ian L. Pepper, Charles P. Gerba. Seasonal occurrence and reduction of viruses and protozoa at two wastewater reclamation facilities in southern Arizona. 17th Annual Water Reuse & Desalination Research Conference. (May 6-7, 2013, Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel, Phoenix, AZ)
        23. Masaaki Kitajima, Brandon C. Iker, Ian L. Pepper, Charles P. Gerba, Seasonal occurrence of pathogenic and indicator viruses in two southwestern wastewater treatment plants. Water and Environmental Technology Center 2012 Fall Meeting, Tempe, Arizona, USA, 2012
        24. Masaaki Kitajima, Brandon C. Iker, Ian L. Pepper, Charles P. Gerba. Seasonal occurrence of pathogenic and indicator viruses in two southwestern wastewater treatment plants. Water and Environmental Technology Center 2012 Fall Meeting. UA-04-F2012. (Dec. 12, 2012, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ)
        25. Brandon C. Iker, Kelly R. Bright, Ian L. Pepper, Charles P. Gerba, Masaaki Kitajima. Evaluation of commercial kits for the extraction and purification of viral nucleic acids from environmental and fecal samples. Water and Environmental Technology Center 2012 Fall Meeting. UA-02-F2012. (Dec. 12, 2012, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ)
        26. 小田切美希栄, 原本英司, 北島正章, 坂本康. (発表予定)陰電荷膜破砕型濃縮法を用いた環境水中の病原微生物の濃度変動解析. 第46回日本水環境学会年会.
        27. Brandon C. Iker, Masaaki Kitajima, Charles P. Gerba, Ian L. Pepper. Novel approaches for the molecular detection and characterization of pathogenic viruses in the environments. Water and Environmental Technology Center 2011 Fall Meeting. (Dec. 12, 2011, Tucson Marriott University Park Hotel, Tucson, AZ)
        28. Masaaki Kitajima, Hiroyuki Katayama. 2011. Molecular epidemiological analysis of noroviruses, sapoviruses, and Aichi viruses in wastewater and river water in Japan. 16th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology. (September 18-23, 2011, Energy Events Centre, Rotorua, New Zealand) [Invited Presentation]
        29. Brandon C. Iker, Masaaki Kitajima, Charles P. Gerba, Ian L. Pepper. Assessing microbial water quality using next-generation sequencing technologies. Next Generation Sequencing Conference. (July 8, 2011, Hyatt at Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA) [Oral Presentation from Exemplary Submitted Abstracts]
        30. 北島正章, 端昭彦, 原本英司, 片山浩之, 古米弘明. 2011. 下水および河川水中におけるアイチウイルスの挙動の定量的解析. 第45回日本水環境学会年会. 3-H-10-4. p.438.(2011年3月18日~20日, 北海道大学) 
        31. 端昭彦,  北島正章, 小島啓輔, 佐野翔一, 片山浩之, 春日郁郎, 古米弘明. 2011. 降雨により変動する河川水水質因子が腸管系ウイルス遺伝子定量値に及ぼす影響. 第45回日本水環境学会年会. 1-H-15-4. p.209.(2011年3月18日~20日, 北海道大学)
        32. 北島正章, 片山浩之, Charles N. Haas, 古米弘明. 2010. H5N1高病原性鳥インフルエンザウイルスの水系感染リスクの定量的評価. 第47回環境工学研究フォーラム. A59. pp.485-496.(2010年11月12日~14日, 高知大学)
        33. 北島正章, 岡智一郎, 原本英司, 武田直和, 片山和彦, 片山浩之. 2010. 国内の下水および河川水からのGenogroup IVノロウイルスの検出および遺伝子解析. 第58回日本ウイルス学会学術集会. O3-6-01. p.317.(2010年11月7日~9日, 徳島県郷土文化会館)
        34. 端昭彦, 北島正章,  片山浩之, 宇田川悦子. 2010.High-resolution melting analysisを用いたヒトアストロウイルスの簡易遺伝子型識別法の開発. 第58回日本ウイルス学会学術集会. O2-5-24. p.278.(2010年11月7日~9日, 徳島県郷土文化会館)
        35. 北島正章, 片山浩之, 古米弘明. 2010. 水環境中における病原ウイルスの分子疫学的解析および感染リスク評価. 第13回日本水環境学会シンポジウム. pp.317-322.(2010年9月8日~9日, 京都大学)[博士研究奨励賞(オルガノ賞)最優秀賞 受賞] 
        36. 端昭彦, 北島正章, Jatuwat Sangsanont, 片山浩之. 2010. 海外における新しい病原微生物管理の取り組み. 第13回日本水環境学会シンポジウム. pp.120-121.(2010年9月8日~9日, 京都大学)
        37. 稲葉愛美, 北島正章, 片山浩之. 2010. 水中ウイルス指標としてのさまざまなウイルス. 第13回日本水環境学会シンポジウム. pp.117-118.(2010年9月8日~9日, 京都大学)
        38. 原本英司, 小田切美希栄, 北島正章, 片山浩之. 2010. F特異RNA大腸菌ファージの遺伝子群別検出による糞便汚染源の解析. 第13回日本水環境学会シンポジウム. pp.115-116.(2010年9月8日~9日, 京都大学)
        39. 北島正章, 片山浩之, 高田礼人, 古米弘明. 2010. A型インフルエンザウイルスに対する塩素, モノクロラミンおよび紫外線消毒の有効性. 第61回全国水道研究発表会. 8-40. p.532-533.(2010年5月19日~21日, 新潟・朱鷺メッセ)
        40. 北島正章, 片山浩之, 高田礼人, 古米弘明.  2010. インフルエンザウイルス(H1N1 およびH5N3 亜型)の塩素, モノクロラミンおよび紫外線による不活化特性. 第44回日本水環境学会年会. 1-F-14-3. p.171.(2010年3月15日~17日, 福岡大学)
        41. 北島正章, 岡智一郎, 原本英司, 片山浩之, 大垣眞一郎, 武田直和, 片山和彦.  2009. 多摩川河川水からのサポウイルスの検出および遺伝子解析. 第57回日本ウイルス学会学術集会. 3D07. p.294.(2009年10月25日~27日, 都市センターホテル)
        42. 北島正章, 岡智一郎, 遠矢幸伸, 高木弘隆, 片山浩之, 武田直和, 片山和彦. 2009. Nested RT-PCRおよびReal-time RT-PCRによるマウスノロウイルス核酸検出系の構築. 第57回日本ウイルス学会学術集会. 3D05. p.295.(2009年10月25日~27日, 都市センターホテル)
        43. 端昭彦, 北島正章, 山下照夫, 皆川洋子, 片山浩之, 大垣眞一郎. 2009. Real-time RT-PCRによるアイチウイルスの核酸検出および遺伝子型識別法の開発. 第57回日本ウイルス学会学術集会. 1WSE1. p.131.(2009年10月25日~27日, 都市センターホテル)
        44. 北島正章. 2009. 第109回アメリカ微生物学会の報告. ウイルス性下痢症研究会 第21回学術集会. p.14. (2009年10月24日, 国立感染症研究所)
        45. Sunhee Suk, Masaaki Kitajima, Koichi Matsubara, Yukinobu Tohya, Kumiko Oguma, Hiroyuki Katayama, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2009. Disinfection efficiency of UV combined with silver on murine norovirus and fecal indicators. 15th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology. pp.142-143. (May 31-Jun 05, 2009, Naxos Conference Center, Naxos, Greece)
        46. Kyungju Kim, Hiroyuki Katayama, Masaaki Kitajima, Yukinobu Tohya, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2009. Development of ethidium monoazide (EMA)-RT-PCR for selective detection of enteric viruses. 15th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology. pp.92-94. (May 31-Jun 05, 2009, Naxos Conference Center, Naxos, Greece)
        47. 原本英司, 北島正章, 金京柱, 浅見真理, 片山浩之, 秋葉道宏. 2009. 水道原水におけるウイルスおよび原虫の全国実態調査. 第60回全国水道研究発表会. 8-39. p.472-473.(2009年5月20日~22日, 大宮ソニックシティ)
        48. 片山浩之, 松森克人,  北島正章, 遠矢幸伸, 大垣眞一郎. 2009. 浄水1,000L を検査対象としたウイルス濃縮法の開発. 第60回全国水道研究発表会. 8-31. p.456-457.(2009年5月20日~22日, 大宮ソニックシティ)
        49. 北島正章, 原本英司, 岡智一郎, 片山和彦, 武田直和, 片山浩之, 大垣眞一郎. 2009. 多摩川河川水から検出されたノロウイルスの遺伝子解析. 第43回日本水環境学会年会. 1-D-9-1. p.39.(2009年3月16日~18日, 山口大学)
        50. 松森克人,  北島正章, 片山浩之, 遠矢幸伸, 大垣眞一郎. 2009. カートリッジ型陰電荷膜を用いた大容量の水試料からのウイルス濃縮法の開発. 第43回日本水環境学会年会. 2-I-10-4. p.290.(2009年3月16日~18日, 山口大学)
        51. 北島正章, 遠矢幸伸, 松原康一, 原本英司, 宇田川悦子, 片山浩之, 大垣眞一郎. 2008. 新たな代替指標としてマウス分離株を用いた水道水中のノロウイルスの塩素耐性の解明. 第45回環境工学研究フォーラム. A45. p.361-370.(2008年11月28日~30日, 大阪工業大学)
        52. 北島正章, 岡智一郎, 片山和彦, 原本英司, 片山浩之, 武田直和, 大垣眞一郎. 2008. 河川水中のノロウイルスを指標にした地域流行株の把握. 第56回日本ウイルス学会学術集会. 2D08. p.194.(2008年10月26日~28日, 岡山コンベンションセンター)
        53. 北島正章, 片山浩之, 大垣眞一郎. 2008. 水中ノロウイルス研究の新たな展開. 第11回日本水環境学会シンポジウム. p.189-190.(2008年9月17日~18日, 関西大学)
        54. Eiji Haramoto,  Masaaki Kitajima, Hiroyuki Katayama, Shoichi Kunikane, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2008. One-year monthly monitoring of sapoviruses and other viruses at a wastewater treatment plant in Japan. 6th IWA World Water Congress and Exhibition. 663181. (September 7-12, 2008, Austria Center, Vienna, Austria) 
        55. 松森克人,  北島正章, 片山浩之, 遠矢幸伸, 大垣眞一郎. 2008. 浄水処理工程におけるウイルス除去率の評価を目的としたウイルス測定法の開発. 第59回全国水道研究発表会. p.484-485.(2008年5月28~30日, 仙台国際センター)
        56. 北島正章, 松原康一, 遠矢幸伸, 原本英司, 宇田川悦子, 片山浩之, 大垣眞一郎. 2008. 上水道の塩素消毒におけるマウスノロウイルスの感染力価および遺伝子数の消長. 第42回日本水環境学会年会. 2-E-09-3. p.266.(2008年3月19日~21日, 名古屋大学) [優秀発表賞(クリタ賞) 受賞]
        57. 昔宣希北島正章, 松原康一, 遠矢幸伸, 片山浩之, 大垣眞一郎. 2008. 紫外線消毒によるマウスノロウイルスの不活化及び銀併用による相乗効果の評価. 第42回日本水環境学会年会. 1-E-16-1. p.165. (2008年3月19日~21日, 名古屋大学)
        58. 原本英司, 北島正章, 片山浩之, 浅見真理, 秋葉道宏, 大垣眞一郎, 国包章一. 2008. 水道水源河川における腸管系ウイルスおよび大腸菌ファージの実態調査. 第42回日本水環境学会年会. 2-C-11-3. p.249.(2008年3月19日~21日, 名古屋大学)
        59. 松原康一, 原本英司, 北島正章, 片山浩之, 大垣眞一郎. 2008. 空気中からの下水由来腸管系ウイルスの回収・検出法の開発. 第42回日本水環境学会年会. 3-I-11-4. p.424.(2008年3月19日~21日, 名古屋大学)[松原氏が優秀発表賞(クリタ賞) 受賞] 
        60. Nguyen Thi Van Ha, Masaaki Kitajima, Nguyen Vo Minh Hang, Koichi Matsubara, Satoshi Takizawa, Hiroyuki Katayama, Kumiko Oguma, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2007. Bacterial contamination of raw vegetables, vegetable-related water and river water in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam. 14th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology, pp.7-9. (September 9-15, 2007, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan)
        61. Masaaki Kitajima, Koichi Matsubara, Nguyen Thi Van Ha, Eiji Haramoto, Hiroyuki Katayama, Satoshi Takizawa, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2006. Microbial contamination of raw vegetable and drinking water in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam. 3rd International Symposium on the Development of Water Resource Management System in Mekong Watershed. pp.19-26. (December 7, 2006, Asian Institute of Technology Conference Center, Bangkok, Thailand)

        ポスター発表

        1. 武田智子, 渡部春奈, 北島正章, 高橋仁, 藤田誠, 村上敬介, 割田麻依香,  片山浩之, 佐藤弘泰, 福士謙介. 2005. 横浜市における長期環境計画の作成と評価.  第42回環境工学研究フォーラム. B-45. p.168-170.(2005年12月1日~3日, 鳥取県立県民文化会館)
        2. 北島正章, Chanetta Phanuwan, 原本英司, 片山浩之, 滝沢智, 大垣眞一郎. 2006. ベトナム・ホーチミン市における微生物汚染状況調査. 第43回環境工学研究フォーラム. B-25. p.107-109.(2006年11月17日~19日, 函館大学)[優秀ポスター発表賞 受賞] 
        3. Sunhee Suk, Masaaki Kitajima, Koichi Matsubara, Yukinobu Tohya, Kumiko Oguma, Hiroyuki Katayama, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2007. Comparative inactivation of murine norovirus, poliovirus, and coliphage by sequential treatment by UV irradiation and silver disinfectant. 14th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology. P1082. p.240-241. (September 9-15, 2007, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan)
        4. Masaaki Kitajima, Eiji Haramoto, Hiroyuki Katayama, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2007. Quantitative detection of enteric adenovirus particles from water using real-time PCR combined with immunomagnetic capture. 14th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology. P1080. p.236-237. (September 9-15, 2007, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan)
        5. 松原康一, 北島正章, 原本英司, 片山浩之, 大垣眞一郎. 2007. カンボジアにおける河川・地下水からの腸管系ウイルスの検出. 第55回日本ウイルス学会学術集会. 2P206. p.377.(2007年10月21日~23日, 札幌コンベンションセンター)
        6. 北島正章, 原本英司, 片山浩之, 大垣眞一郎. 2007. 免疫磁気ビーズ捕捉リアルタイムPCR法を用いた下水処理水中の腸管系アデノウイルス粒子の定量. 第55回日本ウイルス学会学術集会. 2P024. p.286.(2007年10月21日~23日, 札幌コンベンションセンター)
        7. Eiji Haramoto, Masaaki Kitajima, Hiroyuki Katayama, Mari Asami, Michihiro Akiba, Shinichiro Ohgaki, and Shoichi Kunikane. 2008. Detection and genotyping of F-specific RNA bacteriophages as indicators of noroviruses in river water in Japan. 108th General Meeting of American Society for Microbiology. Q-451. p.609. (June 1-5, 2008, Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA)
        8. Masaaki Kitajima, Eiji Haramoto, Hiroyuki Katayama, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2008. Quantitative detection of norovirus genogroup IV in wastewater in Japan. 108th General Meeting of American Society for Microbiology. Q-447. p.608. (June 1-5, 2008, Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA)
        9. Eiji Haramoto, Masaaki Kitajima, Hiroyuki Katayama, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2009. Norovirus contamination in river water in Japan. International Symposium on Contributing to the Solution of Water Issues in Asia through Human Resources Development. P-15. (Jan 28-29, 2009, University of Yamanashi, Kofu, Yamanashi, Japan)
        10. Masaaki Kitajima, Tomoichiro Oka, Kazuhiko Katayama, Naokazu Takeda, Eiji Haramoto, Hiroyuki Katayama, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2009. Genetic diversity of noroviruses and sapoviruses in river water in Japan. 109th General Meeting of American Society for Microbiology. Q-403. (May 17-21, 2009, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)
        11. Akihiko Hata,  Masaaki Kitajima, Hiroyuki Katayama, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2009. Removal characteristics of enteric viruses and genotyped F-specific RNA coliphages at a full-scale wastewater treatment plant. 15th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology. pp.355-357. (May 31-Jun 05, 2009, Naxos Conference Center, Naxos, Greece)
        12. Masaaki Kitajima, Tomoichiro Oka, Kazuhiko Katayama, Naokazu Takeda, Eiji Haramoto, Hiroyuki Katayama, and Shinichiro Ohgaki. 2009. Seasonal distribution and genetic diversity of noroviruses, sapoviruses, and Aichi viruses in river water in Japan. 15th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology. pp.369-371. (May 31-Jun 05, 2009, Naxos Conference Center, Naxos, Greece) 
        13. Masaaki Kitajima, Tomoichiro Oka, Eiji Haramoto, Naokazu Takeda, Kazuhiko Katayama, and Hiroyuki Katayama. 2010. Genetic diversity of human noroviruses and sapoviruses in river water, Japan. Fourth International Conference on Caliciviruses. p.75. (October 16-19, 2010, Hotel Santa Cruz Plaza, Santa Cruz, Chile)
        14. 高木弘隆, 北島正章, 遠矢幸伸, 岡智一郎, 片山浩之, 片山和彦, 杉山和良. 2010. マウスノロウイルス(MNV)のマウス由来培養細胞での増殖性についての検討. 第58回日本ウイルス学会学術集会. P1-020. p.334.(2010年11月7日~9日, 徳島県郷土文化会館)
        15. Akihiko Hata, Masaaki Kitajima, Hiroyuki Katayama. 2011. Detection of novel astroviruses of MLB and VA from wastewater in Japan by newly developed nested-RT-PCR. XV International Congress of Virology, International Union of Microbial Societies 2011 Congress. (September 11-16, 2011, Sapporo Convention Center, Sapporo, Japan)
        16. Akihiko Hata, Masaaki Kitajima, Hiroyuki Katayama. 2011. Quantitative Detection and Genetic Analysis of Human Astroviruses in Wastewater in Japan. 16th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology. (September 18-23, 2011, Energy Events Centre, Rotorua, New Zealand)
        17. Eiji Haramoto, Mikie Otagiri, Hiroshi Morita, and Masaaki Kitajima. 2011. Detection and genogrouping of F-specific coliphages in wastewater and river water in the Kofu basin, Japan. 4th IWA-ASPIRE Conference and Exhibition. P-11-22. pp.471-472. (October 2-6, 2011, Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan)
        18. Masaaki Kitajima, Brandon C. Iker, Kelly R. Bright, Ian L. Pepper, Charles P. Gerba. Molecular detection of enteric viruses in water. The University of Arizona Food Safety Retreat. (Nov. 4, 2011, Omni Tucson International, Tucson, AZ)
        19. Brandon C. Iker, Masaaki Kitajima, Absar Alum, Charles P. Gerba, Ian L. Pepper, Morteza Abbaszadegan. Increased detection of enteroviruses and adenoviruses from archived samples of a US groundwater survey, using integrated cell culture real-time PCR assays. 112th General Meeting of American Society for Microbiology. Q-2015. (June 16-19, 2012, Moscone Convention Center, San Francisco, CA) [Student Poster Award]
        20. Masaaki Kitajima, Brandon C. Iker, Ian L. Pepper, Charles P. Gerba. 2012. Molecular detection and genetic analysis of human gastroenteritis viruses in wastewater in southern Arizona. 112th General Meeting of American Society for Microbiology. Q-2016. (June 16-19, 2012, Moscone Convention Center, San Francisco, CA)
        21. Koiya Tuttle, Charles P. Gerba, Kelly R. Bright, Masaaki Kitajima, Brandon C. Iker. Virus reduction at the Nogales International Wastewater Treatment Center and the subsequent levels in the Upper Santa Cruz River. EarthWeek 2013. S-21. (Apr. 9-12, 2013, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ)
        22. Andri T. Rachmadi, Masaaki Kitajima, Charles P. Gerba. Virus reduction efficiency in wetland as secondary wastewater treatment in Arizona. Environmental Research Grad Blitz. (Nov. 7, 2013, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ)
        23. Reyes D. A. Murrieta, Masaaki Kitajima, Damian H. Gilling, Jason R. Torrey, Laura Y. Sifuentes, Kelly R. Bright. Effectiveness of plant antimicrobials against hepatitis A virus. Student Showcase 2013. (Nov. 8, 2013, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ) [Poster Presentation Award]
        24. Andri T. Rachmadi, Masaaki Kitajima, Charles P. Gerba. Assessment of pepper mild mottle virus (PMMoV) as a novel human fecal indicator in wetland wastewater treatment. Student Showcase 2013. (Nov. 8, 2013, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ) [President’s Award] [Poster Presentation Award; First Place]
        25. Andri T. Rachmadi, Masaaki Kitajima, Charles P. Gerba. Assessment of pepper mild mottle virus (PMMoV) as a novel human fecal indicator in wetland wastewater treatment. Transforming Research Into Practice: Finding Solutions to Arizona Water Challenges. (Jan. 15, 2014, Salt River Project PERA Club, Tempe, AZ)
        26. Andri T. Rachmadi, Masaaki Kitajima, Charles P. Gerba. Virus reduction efficiency in wetland as an additional wastewater treatment in Arizona. 114th General Meeting of American Society for Microbiology. (May 17-20, 2014, Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Boston, MA)
        27. Charles P. Gerba, Masaaki Kitajima, Walter Betancourt, Koiya Tuttle, Andri Rachmadi, Brandon C. Iker, Ian L. Pepper. Potential applications of pepper mild mottle virus as an indicator of enteric virus transport and removal by treatment processes and fate in the environment. Singapore International Water Week. (June 1-5, 2014, Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore)
        28. Masaaki Kitajima, Charmaine Ng, Karina Y.-H. Gin, Andrew J. Whittle. Biofilm monitoring in drinking water distribution systems. 7th Center for Environmental Sensing and Modeling (CENSAM) Annual Workshop. (June 25, 2014, National University of Singapore, Singapore)
        29. Gerardo U. Lopez, Masaaki Kitajima, Samendra P. Sherchan, Jonathan D. Sexton, Laura Y. Sifuentes, Charles P. Gerba, Kelly A. Reynolds. Risk of Campylobacter jejuni infection from preparing raw chicken in domestic kitchens and reduction of cross-contamination using disinfectant wipes. 5th Annual University of Arizona Food Safety Conference. (October 10, 2014, Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort, Tucson, AZ)
        30. Andri T. Rachmadi, Masaaki Kitajima, Charles P. Gerba. Virus reduction in a constructed wetland as an additional wastewater treatment for water reuse. The 11th International Symposium on Southeast Asian Water Environment. (November 26-28, 2014, Bangkok, Thailand) [Best Poster Award]
        31. Masaaki Kitajima, Kalaivani Mani, Thuy T.P. Pham, Van T. Do, Ran Ling, Andrew J. Whittle, Martin Reinhard. Control of biofouling on reverse osmosis membranes for NEWater production. 8th Center for Environmental Sensing and Modeling (CENSAM) Annual Workshop. (June 29, 2015, National University of Singapore, Singapore)
        32. Masaaki Kitajima, Mercedes C. Cruz, Kalaivani Mani, Rohan B.H. Williams, Stefan Wuertz, Andrew J. Whittle. Investigating microbial abundance and composition in drinking water distribution via analysis of biofilm communities colonizing the WaterWiSe sensors. 8th Center for Environmental Sensing and Modeling (CENSAM) Annual Workshop. (June 29, 2015, National University of Singapore, Singapore)
        33. Bradley W. Schmitz, Masaaki Kitajima, Charles P. Gerba, Ian L. Pepper. Wastewater virus removal: a comparison of the state-of-the-art Bardenpho process with conventional activated sludge and trickling filter processes. 18th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology. (Sep. 13-19, 2015, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal)
        34. Masaaki Kitajima, Mercedes C. Cruz, Kalaivani Mani, Rohan B.H. Williams, Stefan Wuertz, Andrew J. Whittle. Investigating microbial abundance and composition in water distribution via analysis of biofilm communities colonizing the WaterWiSe sensors. The CREATE Joint Symposium: Creating Frontiers for Environmental Protection. (Jan. 14, 2016, National University of Singapore, Singapore)
        35. Yi Yang, Masaaki Kitajima, Thuy T.P. Pham, Martin Reinhard. Effects of bicarbonate, cell density and temperature on the hydrogen peroxide treatment for the control of Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO1 biofouling. The CREATE Joint Symposium: Creating Frontiers for Environmental Protection. (Jan. 14, 2016, National University of Singapore, Singapore)
        36. Nan Wang, Masaaki Kitajima, Kalaivani Mani, Elgar Kanhere, Andrew J. Whittle, Michael S. Triantafyllou, Jianmin Miao. A MEMS electrochemical aptasensor for norovirus detection. 26th Anniversary World Congress on Biosensors. (May 25-27, 2016, Gothenburg, Sweden)
        37. Eiji Haramoto, Masaaki Kitajima. Quantification and genetic analysis of Aichi virus 1 in water samples in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. 5th Food and Environmental Virology Conference. (September 13-16, 2016, Hotel Sakurai, Kusatsu, Gunma, Japan)
        38. Akihiko Hata, Eiji Haramoto, Masaaki Kitajima, Suntae Lee, Masaru Ihara, Charles P. Gerba, Hiroaki Tanaka. Illumina-ting the prevalence of genetically diverse astroviruses, including novel MLB- and VA-clades, in environmental water samples. 5th Food and Environmental Virology Conference. (September 13-16, 2016, Hotel Sakurai, Kusatsu, Gunma, Japan)
        39. Hitoha Moriyama, Bradley W. Schmitz, Masaaki Kitajima, Eiji Haramoto, Charles P. Gerba, Ian L. Pepper, Yasushi Sakamoto. Reduction of viruses and protozoa at two advanced wastewater treatment plants in Arizona, USA. 5th Food and Environmental Virology Conference. (September 13-16, 2016, Hotel Sakurai, Kusatsu, Gunma, Japan)
        40. Toshihiro Ito, Tsuyoshi Kato, Satoshi Ishii, Takahiro Segawa, Masaaki Kitajima, Satoshi Okabe, Daisuke Sano. Log reduction of norovirus required in wastewater reclamation. 5th Food and Environmental Virology Conference. (September 13-16, 2016, Hotel Sakurai, Kusatsu, Gunma, Japan)
        41. その他の出版物

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          1. 北島正章. 2018. 国内外での研究経験を生かして. 水環境学会誌. 41(3):93.
          2. Andrew J. Whittle, Masaaki Kitajima. 2015. Solving the mystery of biofilm growth in pipes - Operation and validation of an in-pipe sensor to monitor biofilm development in water distribution systems. Innovation in Water Singapore. Vol. 7, Page 22. (June 2015)
          3. Masaaki Kitajima. Interview with JSPS fellow in the U.S. JSPS SF Newsletter. Vol. 23, Page 14. (September 2011)
          4. 増本久人, 南亮仁, 野田日登美, 江口正宏, 原崎孝子, 鶴田清典, 北島正章, 片山浩之, 清原知子, 石井孝司, 野田衛. 2010. A型肝炎ウイルス検出事例の分子疫学的検討−佐賀県. 病原微生物検出情報. Vol.31 (2010年10月号), p.292-294.
          5. 北島正章. 2010. 若手研究紹介(オルガノ)セッション報告 「水環境中の病原ウイルスの分子疫学的解析および感染リスク評価」.  水環境学会誌. 33(12):401.
          6. 北島正章. 2009. 水中の鳥インフルエンザウイルスとサステイナビリティ. グローバルCOEプログラム「都市空間の持続再生学の展開」環境マネジメント部会若手ワークショップ. p.16. (2009年2月23日~24日, 香川県多度津町)
          7. 北島正章. 2008. 第42回日本水環境学会年会優秀発表賞(クリタ賞)を受賞して. 水環境学会誌.  31(6):294.
          8. 北島正章. 2008. 水中ウイルスの感染力評価と検出阻害抑制を目的としたウイルス抗原捕捉PCR法の開発.2007年度 東京大学大学院工学系研究科都市工学専攻 修士論文梗概集. p.97-102.
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