Yasukazu Nakamura

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DNA Database of Japan
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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).