M.S. in Life Science, University of Tokyo, 2008

B.S. in Biosciences and Informatics, Keio University, 2006


Email ……
Office …… 4510-D
Bench ….. 4550-033
c/o Keasling Research Group
Joint Bioenergy Institute
5885 Hollis Street, 4th floor
Berkeley, CA 94608

Current Research

My current research project is studying hydroxytyrosol production in Escherichia coli. Hydroxytyrosol is a powerful antioxidant, mostly produced from enriched olive extracts. We aim to increase the yield of hydroxytyrosol by genetic modification of the cell, based on proteomics and metabolomics data.


  • Patent filed for, “Xylanase and Gene Encoding the Same,” with Ajinomoto Co., Inc., Feburaury 16, 2012. Japanese Patent No. JP2012029678