Yasukazu Nakamura

DNA Database of Japan

Yasukazu Nakamura received his PhD in BioScience in 2001 from The Graduate University for Advanced Studies (Sokendai). His research focused on genome informatics and database construction for plants and plant-related bacteria at Kazusa DNA Research Institute from 1996-2008. He joined the National Institute of Genetics in 2009 as a professor of the Genome Informatics Laboratory, working for the DNA Data Bank of Japan (DDBJ) service and genome analyses with the use of next generation sequencers (NGS).