Takashi Gojobori#


Takashi Gojobori
Email:tgojobor 'at' nig.ac.jp
Membership Number:3208
Membership type:FOREIGN
Main Country of Residence:JAPAN
Section:BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
Username:tgojobori
Elected:2012
Homepage: http://cbrc.kaust.edu.sa/cbrcweb/home/personalpage.php?id=158





Present and Previous Positions
  • 2007 Vice-Director of National Institute of Genetics
  • 2007 Special Consultant, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tokyo, Japan
  • 2012 Executive Board Member of International Genetics Federation (IGF)
  • 2012 Vice President of Committee on Data for Science and Technology, CODATA/ICSU
  • 2010 Honorary distinguished chair professorship, National Cheng Kung University (NCKU)
  • 2008 President of Genetics Society of Japan
  • 2007 President of The Society of DNA Typing
  • 1994 - 2009 Director of Center for Information Biology and DNA Data Bank of Japan (DDBJ), National Institute of Genetics
  • 1990 Professor, Laboratory for DNA Data Analysis, National Institute of Genetics
  • 1990 Professor, School of Life Science, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies, Hayama, Japan

Fields of Scholarship
  • Comparative Genomics
  • Comparative Gene Expressionics
  • Molecular Evolution
  • Evolutionary Genomics
  • Population Genetics
  • Viral Evolution
  • Bioinformatics

Honours and Awards
  • 2009 The Medal with Purple Ribbon from the government of Japan
  • 2007 Academician Member of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, Vatican
  • 2006 Foreign Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, USA
  • 2005 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), USA
  • 2005 Society Prize (Kihara Medal), The Genetic Society of Japan
  • 2004 Society Prize (Motoo Kimura Medal), The Society of Evolutionary Studies, Japan
  • 2004 The Gaetano Salvatore Gold Medal, Statione Zoologica, Anton Dohrn, Italy
  • 1997 Science Award from Japan Science and Technology Corporation (JST), Japan
  • 1995 Science Award from Hitoshi Kihara Memorial Foundation, Japan
  • 1987 Promotion Award from Japanese Society of Genetics, Japan

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