I am working on gene functional analysis in the hymenopteran species including the honey bee. Current interests are genetic modification using genome editing aiming at building the better honey bee strains.
Principal Scientist: National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, Japan (2016~)
Principal Researcher: Institute of Agrobiological Sceinces, Japan (2001~2016)
Postdoctoral Research Fellow: National Institute of Sericultural and Entomological Science, Japan (2000~2001)
Lecturer: Kobe University, Japan (2000)
Assistant Professor: Kobe University, Japan (1995~2000)
Research Fellow: Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) at Kobe University, Japan (1994~1995)