Research Interests

‚ÄčOrigin of nervous system. Hydra is one of the earliest organisms that invented nervous system. I am interested in the fundamental traits of their nervous system implicating the origin of nervous system.


Education Profile

PhD in Natural Science, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies, 2003-2007

Master in Basic Natural Science, International Christian University, 1987-1989

Bachelor of Science, International Christian University, 1983-1987


Professional Profile

July 2018-March 2019, WASEDA University, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Japan

December 2014-Jun 2018, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology,

Computational Biosciences Research Center, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

April 2013-March 2014, Riken, Division of Genomic Technologies, Japan

February 2012-March 2013, Riken Brain Science Institute, Japan

November 2008-January 2012, Riken Omics Science Center, Japan