Masaru Tomita

Masaru Tomita

Professor
Faculty of Environment and Information Studies
Graduate School of Media and Governance
Born1957
DegreesPh.D in Computer Science, Ph.D in Molecular Biology
Other Positions Currently HeldDirector, Institute for Advanced Biosciences, Keio University
Short Biography1981 Keio University B.S. Mathematics  
1983 Carnegie Mellon University M.S. Computer Science
1985 Carnegie Mellon University Ph.D. Computer Science
1994 Kyoto University Ph.D Electrical Engineering
1998 Keio Univerisity Ph.D. Molecular Biology

1990 Associate Professor, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University
Areas of ExpertiseSystems Biology, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology
Courses TaughtSPECIAL RESEARCH PROJECT,SYSTEMS OF LIFE,EVOLUTION OF LIFE AND INTELLIGENCE,SEMINAR(Introduction to Systems Biology),SEMINAR(Systems Biology in Medical, Environmental and Food Sciences),SEMINAR(【TTCK】 ①Microbial sequence analysis ②Metabolome analysis using the mass spectrometer ③Multi-omics analysis of microorganisms on the human body ④Research on polyploid freshwater organisms and habitat environments ⑤Omics analysis of non-model organisms),SEMINAR(【SFC】 ①Technology development in molecular biology by a synthetic biology approach ②Creation and Evaluation of Organ Models ③Advanced Astrobiology Project),SEMINAR(SPECIAL RESEARCH PROJECT (SFC)),SEMINAR(SPECIAL RESEARCH PROJECT (TTCK)),GRADUATE SCHOOL PROJECT (Systems Biology Project/Seminar)
AffiliationsThe Japanese Society of Bioinformatics (JSBi)
The Molecular Biology Society of Japan
The Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence (JSAI)
Selected Publications・ “Commensal microbe-derived butyrate induces the Differentiation of colonic regulatory T cells” Furusawa, Y., Obata, Y., Fukuda, S., Endo, T., A., Nakato, G., Takahashi, D., Nakanishi, Y., Uetake, C., Kato, K., Kato, T., Takahashi, M., Fukuda, N., N., Murakami, S., Miyauchi, E., Hino, S., Atarashi, K., Onawa, S., Fujimura, Y., Lockett, T., Clarke, J., M., Topping, D., L., Tomita, M., Hori, S., Ohara, O., Morita, T., Koseki, H., Kikuchi, J., Honda, K., Hase, K. and Ohno, H. Nature 504:446-50(2013)

・“Systems Biology, Metabolomics, and Cancer Metabolism" Tomita, M. and Kami, K. Science 336(6084):990-1(2012)

・“Multiple high throughput analyses monitor the response of E. coli to perturbations” Ishii, N., Nakahigashi, K., Baba, T., Robert, M., Soga, T., Kanai, A., Hirasawa, T., Naba, M., Hirai, K., Hoque, A., Yee, Ho, Pei., Kakazu, Y., Sugawara, K., Igarashi, S., Harada, S., Masuda, T., Sugiyama, N., Togashi, T., Hasegawa, M., Takai, T., Yugi, K., Arakawa, K., Iwata, N., Toya, Y., Nakayama, Y., Nishioka, T., Shimizu, K., Mori, H. and Tomita, M.; Science 316, 593-597 (2007)

・"Permuted tRNA Genes Expressed via a Circular RNA Intermediate in Cyanidioschyzon merolae" Soma, A., Onodera, A., Sugahara, J., Kanai, A., Yachie, N., Tomita, M., Kawamura, H. and Sekine, Y.; Science 318:5849,
450-453 (2007)

・"E-CELL: Software environment for whole cell simulation" Tomita, M., Hashimoto, K., Takahashi, K., Shimizu, T., Matsuzaki, Y., Miyoshi, F., Saito, K., Tanida, S., Yugi, K., Venter, J.C. and Hutchison, C.:
Bioinformatics, 15:1, 72-84 (1999)
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