Talk Abstract

Reconstruction of gene-content evolution is a fundamental approach for understanding how complex biological systems have been organized.  In this talk, I will introduce our recent achievements in this field and share future perspectives with the audience.

Speaker Biography

Dr. Iwasaki is a bioinformatics professor at the University of Tokyo, ex-president of Japanese Society for Bioinformatics, and a board member of International Society for Computational Biology.  He received mid-career researcher awards from MEXT, Society of Genome Microbiology, Japanese Society of Microbial Ecology, Japanese Society for Bioinformatics, and the Society of Evolutionary Studies.