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Kazuo Ishii

Kazuo Ishii

Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan,

Professor of Genome Science
Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
Japan
Tel:818040364315

Biography

Kazuo Ishii, Ph.D. is the Professor of Genome Science of the Graduate School of Agriculture of Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology in Japan. After receiving the PhD degree from the Graduate School of Medicine of the University of Tokushima in 1995, he started professional career in genomic sciences. From 1997 to 2000, he participated in human genome sequencing project at the University of Tokyo and RIKEN Genomic Sciences Center. After that, he worked for SNPs discovery at Centre National de Genotypage, Evry, France. In 2003, he changed his specialty to bioinformatics, especially such as data analysis and data mining. He performed bioinformatics research at Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases (2003-2005), Tokyo University of Science (2005-2009), and Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine (2010). In 2011, he got the present job and he has dedicated to the Human Resource Development Program in Agricultural Genome Sciences in Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, funding supported from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan (MEXT).

Research

programming (Perl, Python, Ruby, Lisp, Java and C/C++), databases (MySQL, PostgreSQL and NoSQL), Big Data processing (Hadoop, MapReduce, Impara and Mahout), cloud computing (Amazon Web Services), statistical computing (multivariate statistics, bayesian statistics, machine learning and Mathematical modeling), on the Linux/UNIX platform; that is data science.