Asao Fujiyama - Biography

Asao Fujiyama

Asao Fujiyama, professor Principles of Informatics Research Division at National Institute of Informatics and professor of Comparative Genomics Laboratory at National Institute of Genetics. He did his Ph.D. at Nagoya University's Facility of Science. After completed Ph.D. he moved to Dr. Matsubara's lab at Osaka University to work as a staff scientist. He spent nine months working on the Ras protein using yeast at Cold Spring Harbor form October 1984 till June 1985. His main research fields are: molecular biology, genome biology, genome informatics.

He is a professor of Comparative Genomics Laboratory - Fujiyama Laboratory at National Institute of Genetics. Laboratory was established in 2008 in order to learn basic rules of biological systems based on actively reading and analyzing various genomes of interest using cutting-edge DNA sequencing and analysis technology.

More Information: National Institute of Genetics