Biomathematics study for microbial ecology

This is a website of Shinji Nakaoka, who is a bio-mathematician working in the field of theoretical microbial ecology. My major approach is to apply methods and theories of complexity science to identify causal mechanisms of dysbiosis, referred to as reduced microbial species composition. My biological interest is to understand association between the collapse of systems as indicated by reduced biodiversity of resident bacterial species with several inflammatory diseases.

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e-Rad ID: 30512040

Degree: PhD (Science)

Major: Biomathematics / mathematical systems biology / bioinformatics

Affiliation: PREST (JST) (Collaborative mathematics field), visiting researcher of Aihara laboratory, Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo

E-mail: shinzy.nakaoka[atmark]

Address: Ce602, Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo, 4-6-1, Komaba, Meguro-ku, Tokyo, JAPAN, 153-8505

Mikunigaoka High School, 1998 Spring

Osaka Prefecture University, 2002 Spring (BS)

Dissertation: Asymptotic Stability for Nonautonomous Linear Integro-differential Equations. (Advisor: Dr. Tadayuki Hara)

Osaka Prefecture University, 2004 Spring (MS)

Dissertation: Qualitative Studies of Delay Differential Equations and biological models. (Advisor: Dr. Tadayuki Hara)

Shizuoka University, 2007 Spring (PhD)

Dissertation: Mathematical studies on resource competition and delayed feedback mechanism in biological systems. (Supervisor: Dr. Yasuhiro Takeuchi)

2007 (April) -- 2008 (March) Researcher of JST ERATO Aihara Complexity Modelling Project

2008 (April) -- 2011 (March) JSPS PD Research Fellowship for Young Scientists

2011 (April) -- 2011 (May) Researcher of FIRST Aihara Innovative Mathematical Modelling Project

2011 (June) – 2014 (June) Laboratory leader of Laboratory for Mathematical Modeling of Immune System, RCAI, RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences (IMS-RCAI)

2014 (July) – 2016 (July), Assistant professor, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo

2016 (August) – 2016 (November), Project assistant professor, Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo

2016 (December) to present, PRESTO researcher, JST

[1] Sasagawa Scientific Research Grant for Young Researcher, The Japan Science Society (Grant number 19-202).

[2] Grant-in-Aid for Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Fellows (Grant number 20-6835).

[3] The Institutional Program for Young Researcher Overseas Visits, 2010 February 1st to 2010 May 29th, Utrecht University, The Netherlands (host: Professor Odo Diekmann).

[4] JSPS Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research for Young Researchers (B) (Grant number 25871132).

[5] [Ongoing] JSPS Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) (Grant number 15KT0147).

[6] [Ongoing] JSPS Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) (Grant number 16K05265).

[7] [Ongoing] Inamori Foundation Research Grant for Young Scientist (2016).

[8] [From December 1st 2016] Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) PRESTO (Grant number 12907).

Journal Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling editor

A member of Japanese Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (JSIAM)

-- Online journal (JOM) section editor in chief (until March of 2018)

A member of Japanese Society for Mathematical Biology (JSMB)

-- Secretary General, two years from January 2017

-- 2009 Young Scholar Award


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