Life is fifthdimension.

This site is evolutionary biologist Akifumi S. Tanabe's official web site. I may be contacted at the following. add

Research interest

Molecular phylogenetics, its applications to evolutionary ecology research, and evolution of insects, molluscs and vertebrates.

Profile

Position
Researcher
Affiliation
National Research Institute of Fisheries Science, Fisheries Research Agency, Japan
Specialized field
Evolutionary biology
Ecology
Phylogenetics
Phylogeography
and related field
Membership
Ecological Society of Japan
Society of Evolutionary Studies, Japan
The Japanese Society of Limnology
Japan Association for Quaternary Research

Biography

Nov. 26, 1980
Born in Hisai city, Mie prefecture, Japan
Apr., 1987
Enrolled in Seishi city-run elementary school
Mar., 1993
Graduated from Seishi city-run elementary school
Apr., 1993
Enrolled in Takada junior high and senior high school
Mar., 1999
Graduated from Takada junior high and senior high school
Apr., 1999
Enrolled in Department of Biology, Geology and Environmental sciences, Faculty of Science, Shizuoka University
Mar., 2003
Graduated from Department of Biology, Geology and Environmental sciences, Faculty of Science, Shizuoka University
Apr., 2003
Enrolled in master's cource of Department of Environmental Life Sciences, Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University
Mar., 2005
Completed master's cource of Department of Environmental Life Sciences, Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University
Apr., 2005
Enrolled in doctoral cource of Department of Environmental Life Sciences, Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University
Sep., 2008
Completed doctoral cource of Department of Environmental Life Sciences, Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University
Oct., 2008
Accepted as postdoctoral research associate of Laboratory of Community and Ecosystem Ecology, Division of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Department of Environmental Life Sciences, Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University
Mar., 2009
Left postdoctoral research associate of Laboratory of Community and Ecosystem Ecology, Division of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Department of Environmental Life Sciences, Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University
Apr., 2009
Accepted as postdoctoral research associate of Institute of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba
Mar., 2011
Left postdoctoral research associate of Institute of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba
Apr., 2011
Accepted as junior assistant professor of Institute of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba
Aug., 2011
Left junior assistant professor of Institute of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba
Sep., 2011
Accepted as postdoctoral fellow of Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University
Mar., 2012
Left postdoctoral fellow of Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University
Apr., 2012
Accepted as postdoctoral fellow of Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies, Kyoto University
Jan., 2013
Left postdoctoral fellow of Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies, Kyoto University
Feb., 2013
Accepted as research fellow of National Research Institute of Fisheries Science, Fisheries Research Agency

Ph.D. dissertation

Publications

Presentations

Products

Assams-assembler
A high-throughput long-read assembler based on overlap/layout/consensus framework
Claident
A software package for rapid sequence classification and accurate taxonomic identification of host organisms of sequences for metagenomic and barcoding studies
CombineTrees
Combining same topology trees with averaging branch lengths
DistCalc
Geographic distance calculator from longitude and latitude
Kakusan
Nucleotide substitution model selection script written in Perl language for multi-partitioned data set
Aminosan
Amino-acid substitution model selection script written in Perl language for multi-partitioned data set
MrBayes5D
A modified version of MrBayes to apply more amino-acid models
Phylogears
Flexible tools package for parallel and high-throuput phylogenetic tree reconstruction

Documents

Japanese Wiki (but nonwritable)


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