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Work Experience

2013-Present Associate Professor of Graduate School of Agriculture and sLife Sciences, the University of Tokyo (ERATO Touhara Chemosensory Signal Project)
2004-2013 Associate Professor of Medical Research Institute, Tokyo Medical and Dental University
2005-2006 Visiting Scholar at Pennsylvania State University
2002-2004 Postdoctral Researcher at Pennsylvania State University under Prof. Masatoshi Nei
1999-2002 Postdoctral Researcher at the National Institute of Genetics under Prof. Takashi Gojobori

Education

1999 Ph.D. in physics, Graduate School of Science, the University of Tokyo
1996 M.S. in physics, Graduate School of Science, the University of Tokyo
1994 B.S. in physics, Faculty of Science, the University of Tokyo

Award

2015 Research Award for the Japanese Association for the Study of Taste and Smell

Editorial Board Member

2009-Present Genome Biology and Evolution Associate Editor
2011-2017 The Scientific World Journal Editoral Board member (Evolutionary Biology)
2013-2015 Advances in Evolutionary Biology Editoral Board member

Affiliations

- Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution
- International Primatological Society
- European Chemoreception Research Organization
- Society for Evolutionary Studiers, Japan
- The Japanese Association for the Study of Taste and Smell
- Primate Society of Japan

Teaching Experience

- Molecular Evolution, Molecular Phylogenetics, Comparative Genomics, Bioinformatics @ The University of Tokyo / Tokyo Medical and Dental University / Maebashi Institute of Technology
- Computer Programming in Perl @ Tokyo Medical and Dental University
- Statistics @ Tokyo Medical and Dental University

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