Name: NAKAMURA, Yasukazu
Date of Birth: May 17, 1966
Nationality: Japan
Family Status: Married, two kids and four cats

Academic Qualification

1991 Master of Agriculture, Kyoto University
2001 Doctor of Science (Ph.D), The Graduate University for Advanced Studies


1985 – 1989 Student, Department of Agriculture, Shinshu University, Nagano, Japan.
1989 – 1991 Master course student, Department of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan.
1994 – 1996 Doctor course student, Department of Lifescience, Graduate University for Advanced Studies, Shizuoka, Japan.


1991 – 1994 Researcher, Laboratory of Plant Nutrition and Physiology, The Yamanashi Agricultural Research Center, Japan.
1996 – 1999 Research Scientist, Laboratory of Gene Structure 2, Kazusa DNA Research Institute, Chiba, Japan.
1999 – 2001 Research Scientist, The First Laboratory for Plant Gene Research (The name of the laboratory was changed.)
2001 – 2006 Senior Research Scientist
2006 – 2008 Head, Laboratory of Plant Genome Informatics, Department of Plant Genome Research
2009 – present Professor, Genome Informatics Laboratory, National Institute of Genetics, Shizuoka, Japan.

Visiting post

2003 – 2008 Visiting Associate Professor, The Joint Course for Advanced Genomics, Depertment of Computational Biology, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo
2009 – 2017 Visiting Senior Scientist, Kazusa DNA Research Institute
2011 – 2013 Visiting Professor, Nature and Environment course, Faculty of Liberal Arts, The Open University of Japan


2002 – present Graduate School of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Tokyo Institute of Technology
2003 – 2005 UPBSB, Faculty of Science, The University of Tokyo
2003 Graduate School of Lifescience, Tohoku University
2003 Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo
2005 Hayama Center for Advanced Studies, Graduate University for Advanced Studies (Sokendai)
2006 Faculty of Education, Miyagi University of Education
2006 Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences, Nagoya University
2007 Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Metropolitan University
2007 Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo
2008 Graduate School of Bioscience, Nagahama Institute of Bio-Science and Technology
2009 – present School of Life Science, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies (Sokendai)

Bibliografic References

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