Education: 1980 Ph.D. - Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan Dissertation: "Mathematical studies on adaptation and evolution of life histories." Advisor - Dr. Ei Teramoto 1977 M.S. - Kyoto University 1975 B.S. - Kyoto University Previous Experience: 1985-1992 Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Kyushu University 1983-1985 Research Associate, Ecosystems Research Center, Postdoctoral Fellow with Professor Simon A. Levin, Cornell University 1981-1983 Postdoctoral Fellow with Professor Jonathan Roughgarden, Stanford University 1980-1981 Postdoctoral Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science 1979-1980 Predoctoral Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Theoretical Biology. Examples of my study areas include: pattern formation in cone mosaic of fish retina, leaf vein formation, circadian rhythm, somatic evolution of cancer, genomic imprinting, mate preference evolution, forest dynamics both in temperate and tropics, species coexistence and diversity in coral reef, and population extinction risk of animals and plants.