Emge, P., J. Moeller, H. Jang, R. Rusconi, Y. Yawata, R. Stocker and V. Vogel. 2016. Resilience of bacterial quorum sensing against fluid flow. Scientific Reports doi:10.1038/srep33115

Yawata, Y. (co-corresponding author), J. Nguyen, R. Stocker and R. Rusconi. 2016.Microfluidic studies of Biofilm Formation in Dynamic Environments. Journal of Bacteriology 198:2589-2595

Yawata, Y.(co-corresponding author), O. X. Cordero, F. Menolascina, J.-H. Hehemann, M. F. Polz and R. Stocker. 2014. Competition–dispersal tradeoff ecologically differentiates recently speciated marine bacterioplankton populations. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 111:5622-5627

The Scientist Magazine “Meal Plans” 


2012 ISME The Tom Brock Awards


Toyofuku, M., T. Inaba, T. Kiyokawa, N. Obana, Y. Yawata and N. Nomura. 2015. Environmental factors that shape biofilm formation. Bioscience, Biotechnology,, and Biochemistry 80:7-12

Tashiro, Y., A. Inagaki, K. Ono, T. Inaba, Y. Yawata, H. Uchiyama and N. Nomura. 2014. Low concentration of ethanol stimulates biofilm and pellicle formation in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry 78:178-181.

Inaba, T., T. Ichihara, Y. Yawata, M. Toyofuku, H. Uchiyama and N. Nomura. 2013. Three-dimensional visualization of mixed species biofilm formation together with its substratum. Microbiology and Immunology 57:589-593

Takagi, R., J. Fukuda, K. Nagata, Y. Yawata, N. Nomura and H. Suzuki. 2013. A microfluidic microbial culture device for rapid determination of the minimum inhibitory concentration of antibiotics. The Analyst 138:1000-1003

Tashiro, Y., Y. Yawata (Equal contribution), M. Toyofuku, H. Uchiyama and N. Nomura. 2013. Interspecies interaction between Pseudomonas aeruginosa and other microorganisms. Microbes and Environments 28:13-24. (The most cited review of the journal for 2013-2016)

Toda, K., Y. Yawata, E. Setoyama, J. Fukuda, N. Nomura and H. Suzuki. 2011. Continuous monitoring of ammonia removal activity and observation of morphology of microbial complexes in a microdevice. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 77:4253-4255

Okabe, S., M. Oshiki, Y. Kamagata, N. Yamaguchi, M. Toyofuku, Y. Yawata, Y. Tashiro, N. Nomura, H. Ohta, M. Ohkuma, A. Hiraishi and K. Minamisawa. 2010. A great leap forward in microbial ecology. Microbes and Environments 25:230-240

Yawata, Y., H. Maseda, S. Okabe, A. Ito, I. Sawada, H. Kurashima, H. Uchiyama and N. Nomura. 2009. The response of Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO1 efflux pump-defective mutants to N-octanoyl-L-homoserine lactone. Microbes and Environments 24:338-342

Yawata, Y., K. Toda, E. Setoyama, J. Fukuda, H. Suzuki, H. Uchiyama and N. Nomura. 2010. Bacterial growth monitoring in a microfluidic device by confocal reflection microscopy. Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering 110:130-133

Yawata, Y., K. Toda, E. Setoyama, J. Fukuda, H. Suzuki, H. Uchiyama and N. Nomura. 2010. Monitoring biofilm development in a microfluidic device using modified confocal reflection microscopy. Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering 110:377-380

Yawata, Y., H. Uchiyama and N. Nomura. 2010. Visualizing the effects of biofilm structures on the influx of fluorescent material using combined confocal reflection and fluorescent microscopy. Microbes and Environments 25:49-52

Yawata, Y., N. Nomura and H. Uchiyama. 2008. Development of a novel biofilm continuous culture method for simultaneous assessment of architecture and gaseous metabolite production. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 74:5429-5435

2008 ISME The David C. White Most Innovative Student Poster Award