Haruo Suzuki

Haruo Suzuki

Associate Professor
Faculty of Environment and Information Studies
DegreesPh.D.
Short Biography2017-present Associate Professor, Faculty of Environment and Information Studies, Keio University
2015-2017 Project Associate Professor, Graduate School of Media and Governance, Keio University
2012-2015 Specially Designated Associate Professor, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Yamaguchi University
2009-2012 Research Associate, Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University
2006-2009 Postdoctoral Scientist, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Idaho
2006 Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, Keio University
Areas of ExpertiseBioinformatics, Microbiology
Courses TaughtSPECIAL RESEARCH PROJECT,MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR BIOLOGY 3,MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR BIOLOGY 4,GENOME INFORMATICS,INTRODUCTION TO BIOINFORMATICS,DATA SCIENCE FOR GENOME DYNAMICS,SEMINAR(Microbial Genomics; Environmental Bioinformatics),SEMINAR(Microbial genome analysis),SEMINAR(Microbial bioinformatics),GRADUATE SCHOOL PROJECT (Systems Biology Project/Seminar)
AffiliationsThe Molecular Biology Society of Japan
Society of Genome Microbiology, Japan (SGMJ)
Japanese Society for Bioinformatics (JSBi)
American Society for Microbiology
ISCB - International Society for Computational Biology
Selected Publications- Merino N, Zhang S, Tomita M, Suzuki H. "Comparative genomics of Bacteria commonly identified in the built environment." BMC Genomics. 2019 Jan 28;20(1):92.
- Yano H, Shintani M, Tomita M, Suzuki H, Oshima T. "Reconsidering plasmid maintenance factors for computational plasmid design." Comput Struct Biotechnol J. 2018 Dec 15;17:70-81.
- Suzuki H, Tomita M, Tsai PJ, Ko WC, Hung YP, Huang IH, Chen JW. "Comparative genomic analysis of Clostridium difficile ribotype 027 strains including the newly sequenced strain NCKUH-21 isolated from a patient in Taiwan." Gut Pathog. 2017 Nov 29;9:70.
- Suzuki H, Morton BR. "Codon Adaptation of Plastid Genes", PLoS One. 2016 May 19;11(5):e0154306.
- Dohra H, Fujishima M, Suzuki H. "Analysis of amino acid and codon usage in Paramecium bursaria." FEBS Lett. 2015 Oct 7;589(20 Pt B):3113-8.
- Dohra H, Tanaka K, Suzuki T, Fujishima M, Suzuki H. "Draft genome sequences of three Holospora species (Holospora obtusa, Holospora undulata, and Holospora elegans), endonuclear symbiotic bacteria of the ciliate Paramecium caudatum." FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2014 Oct;359(1):16-8.
- Suzuki H., Brown C.J., Top E.M. (2014) Genomic Signature Analysis to Predict Plasmid Host Range. In: Bell E. (eds) Molecular Life Sciences. Springer, New York, NY
- Suzuki H, Stanhope MJ. "Functional bias of positively selected genes in Streptococcus genomes", Infect Genet Evol., vol.12, no.2, pp.274–277, Mar 2012
- Suzuki H, Lefébure T, Pavinski Bitar P, Stanhope MJ. "Comparative genomic analysis of the genus Staphylococcus including Staphylococcus aureus and its newly described sister species Staphylococcus simiae", BMC Genomics, vol.13, pp.38, Jan 2012
- Suzuki H, Lefébure T, Hubisz MJ, Pavinski Bitar P, Lang P, Siepel A, Stanhope MJ. "Comparative genomic analysis of the Streptococcus dysgalactiae species group: gene content, molecular adaptation, and promoter evolution", Genome Biol Evol., vol.3, pp.168-185, Jan 2011
- Suzuki H, Yano H, Brown CJ, Top EM. "Predicting plasmid promiscuity based on genomic signature", J Bacteriol., vol.192, no.22, pp.6045-6055, Nov 2010
- Suzuki H, Saito R, Tomita M. "Measure of synonymous codon usage diversity among genes in bacteria", BMC Bioinformatics, vol.10, pp.167, Jun 2009
- Suzuki H, Sota M, Brown CJ, Top EM. "Using Mahalanobis distance to compare genomic signatures between bacterial plasmids and chromosomes", Nucleic Acids Res., vol.36, no.22, pp.e147, Dec 2008
- Suzuki H, Brown CJ, Forney LJ, Top EM. "Comparison of correspondence analysis methods for synonymous codon usage in bacteria", DNA Res., vol.15, no.6, pp.357-365, Dec 2008
- Suzuki H, Saito R, Tomita M. "A problem in multivariate analysis of codon usage data and a possible solution", FEBS Lett., vol.579, no.28, pp.6499-6504, Nov 2005
- Suzuki H, Saito R, Tomita M. "The 'weighted sum of relative entropy': a new index for synonymous codon usage bias", Gene, vol.335, pp.19-23, Jun 2004
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Project Web Pagehttp://www.iab.keio.ac.jp
Contact Information5322 Endo Fujisawa, Kanagawa 252-0882 Japan
Keio University Shonan Fujisawa Campus