Research Interests

​Origin 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.

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

Education Profile

  • Ph.D. 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