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June 19th 2017

Saber and Saitou's paper  was  published in Genome Biology and Evolution. Go to Journal website 

July 2nd - 6th, 2017

Prof. Saitou will give an invited talk "Characteristics of evolutionarily conserved noncoding regions in vertebrate genomes." at "SMBE2017 (Annual Meeting of the Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution 2017) " in Austin, USA.

Jun 21st - 22nd, 2017

"The 15th Korea-Japan-China Bioinformatics Symposium" was held in Seoul, Korea.

Prof. Saitou gave an invited talk "Genomic history of modern humans in East Eurasia".

March 27 - 29 2017

NIG International Symposium Genome Evolution at Mishima was held in NIG.

March 15th - 19th, 2017

 “Human evolution in Eurasia elucidated through genetics, archeology, and linguistics” was held in NIG.

September 1st 2016

We determined partial nuclear genome DNA sequences of Jomon people for the first time, and paper was published in Journal of Human Genetics. *PDF*

August 20 2016

Prof. Saitou gave an invited talk "Evolutionarily conserved noncoding sequence in eukaryotes." at The 14th CJK Bioinformatics Training Course & Symposium in China.

June 12 2016

Saber et al.’s paper  was  published in Genome Biology and Evolution. Go to Journal website 

June 1 2016

Kimura Motoo Award Ceremony and Symposium was held in Tokyo. 

April 4 2016

Prof. Saitou and Dr. Jinam gave invited talks at The 13th International Congress of Human Genetics in Kyoto.  

April 2016

Springer recently started "Evolutionary Studies" series, and Prof. Saitou is editor of this series.

March 22 - 23 2016

Germany & Japan Workshop on Evolutionary Genomics was held at National Institute of Genetics.

March 2016

Mr BABARINDE Isaac Adeyemi and Ms HETTIARACHCHI Nilmini Nadeeka received Ph.D. from Department of Genetics, SOKENDAI.

February 22 2016

Prof. Saitou gave an invited talk "Characteristics of evolutionarily conserved noncoding regions in mammalian genomes" at Shanghai Center for Bioinformation Technology in China.

February 22 2016

Prof. Saitou gave an invited talk "First people who reached Sundaland during ice age" at CAS-MPG Partner Institute for Computational Biology (PICB) in China.

November 17-18 2015

Prof. Saitou gave an invited talk "Big eukaryote genomes contain many regions for gene expression control" at P.A.S. Workshop "Big Data and Science: Relevance of Computational Sciences for Data Collection in Vatican.

August 20-23 2015

Five people(TIMOTHY Adrian Jinam, HETTIARACHCHI Nilmini Nadeeka, BABARINDE Isaac Adeyemi, Mahmoudi Saber MORTEZA, Shayire SHOKAT)attended 17th Annual Meeting of Society of Evolutionary Studies  in Japan.

August 10 - 12 2015

NIG and OIST held a “Evolutionary Bioinformatics” symposium. For details, please see Symposium Home Page Home Page in Korea

July 12-16 2015

Five people (Prof. Saitou,Timothy Jinam,Nilmini Hettiarachchi,Isaac Babarinde,Mahmoudi Saber MORTEZA)  attended SMBE2015 Vienna meeting.

December 2 2014

Prof. Saitou gave an invited talk "Inferring possible contacts between Denisovan and some ancestors of modern East Eurasians." at RNMH2014 in Hokkaido.

November 8 2014

Prof. Saitou gave an invited talk "Characteristics of evolutionarily conserved noncoding regions in eukaryote genomes." at ISEGB 2014 (International Symposium on Evolutionary Genomics and Bioinformatics 2014) in Tainan.

September 14 2014

Prof. Saitou gave an invited talk "Introduction to evolutionary genomics." at Otto Warburg International Summer School and Research Symposium on Comparative and Evolutionary Genomics [PICB] in Shanghai.

September 13 2014

Prof. Saitou gave an invited talk "Characteristics of evolutionarily conserved protein noncoding regions in eukaryote genomes." at Otto Warburg International Summer School and Research Symposium on Comparative and Evolutionary Genomics [PICB] in Shanghai.

July 29 2014

Prof. Saitou gave an invited talk "Genomic DNA analyses of modern and ancient people on Japanese Archipelago." at Migrations and Transfers in Prehistory: Asian and Oceanic Ethnolinguistic Phylogeography in Bern.

July 11 2014

Prof. Saitou gave an invited talk "The history behind hominization, hominids' evolution, tissue differentiation and intelligence." at 2nd ISSOL-the International Astrobiology Society and Bioastronomy ( IAU Commission 51) Joint International Conference (Origins 2014) in Nara.

June 19 2014

Prof. Saitou gave an invited talk "Introduction to Evolutionary Genomics" at The 12th Korea-Japan-China Bioinformatics Training Course 2014 in Korea.

May 18 2014

Prof. Saitou gave an invited talk "From DNA to Myth: Deciphering history of Japonesian based on genetic data and possible connection with Japanese myths" at IUAES 2014 with JASCA in Chiba.

March 21 2014

Prof. Saitou gave an invited talk "Genome history of Japonesian" at Symposium on "Dispersion of People, Crops, and Language: Focusing on Millets in Asia" in National Institute for the Humanities in Tokyo.

March 16 2014

Prof. Saitou gave an invited talk "Neutral Mutations and Purifying Selection Dominate Genome Evolution"at SMBE Satellite Meeting/NIG International Symposium:THE CAUSES OF GENOME EVOLUTION in Mishima.

March 10 2014

Prof. Saitou gave an invited talk "Genomic history of East Eurasian human populations based on modern and ancient DNA data" at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

February 14 2014

Prof. Saitou just published "Introduction to Evolutionary Genomics" from Springer.

February 2~3th 2014

SOKENDAI Symposium -Modern Human Diversity on Genes and Culture
with special reference to Asia and Oceania -was held at Graduate University for Advanced Studies.

January 16 2014

Prof. Saitou gave an invited talk at The 20th Congress of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association held in Cambodia.

November 27th 2013

Ms. Xiayire Xiaokaiti from China joined Saitou Lab as special student of Graduate University for Advanced Studies (SOKENDAI).

November 8th 2013

Workshop "Molecular Evolution at All Fields of Biology" was held at National Institute of Genetics.

October 8th 2013

Prof. Saitou gave an invited talk at the 3rd Annual Next Generation Sequencing Asia Congress 2013 held in Singapore. 

July 2013

Four people (Prof. Saitou, Dr. Kryukov, Mr. Kanzawa, and Mr. Babarinde)  attended SMBE2013 Chicago meeting.

April 2013

Mr. Mahmoudi Saber MORTEZA from Iran joined Saitou Lab as special student of Univ. Tokyo Graduate School of Science with MEXT scholarship.

April 2012

Dr. Matsunami Masatoshi, who received Ph.D. from Department of Genetics of SOKENDAI in March 2012, became post-doctoral fellow at Hokkaido University.

April 2012

Dr. Timothy Jinam became post-doctoral fellow at Inoue Lab of NIG.

September 2011

Mr. Timothy Jinam of Saitou Lab received Ph.D. from Department of Genetics of SOKENDAI.

July 2011

Dr. Takahashi Mahoko became post-doctoral fellow at Sidow Lab of Stanford University, U.S.A.

April 2011

Dr. Suzuki Rumiko became post-doctoral fellow at Yamaoka Lab of Oita University School of Medicine.

March 2011

Ms Takahashi Mahoko of Saitou Lab received Ph.D. from Department of Genetics of SOKENDAI.

September 2010

Ms Suzuki Rumiko of Saitou Lab received Ph.D. from Department of Genetics of SOKENDAI.

April 2010

Dr. Ishibashi Minaka became post-doctoral fellow at Becker Lab of Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Australia. 

March 2010

Ms Masuyama Waka and Ms Ishibashi Minaka received Ph.D. from Department of Genetics of SOKENDAI.

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SAITOU, Naruya
Professor, Division of Population Genetics, National Institute of Genetics
Professor (concurrent), Department of Genetics, School of Life Science, Graduate University for Advanced Studies
Professor (concurrent), Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo

Email Address: mail

TEL: +81-55-981-6790

FAX: +81-55-981-6789

〒411-8540

Postal Address: 1111 Yata, Mishima, 411-8540, Japan

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