Kimiho OMAE, Ph.D.

Microbiologist, Bioinformatician

Ph.D. in Agriculture

Postdoc at Iwasaki Lab. (Department of Integrated Biosciences, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, the University of Tokyo)

omae [at] k.u-tokyo.ac.jp

News

  • 2022/11/01-02. Gave an poster presentation in Society for Japanese Society of Microbial Ecology (JSME), The 35th Annual Meeting at Sapporo.
    Received the Excellence Award (second place of 30) in postdoc poster presentation section!

  • 2022/08/06. Gave an oral presentation in Society for Evolutionary Studies, Japan (SESJ), The 24th Annual Meeting at Numazu.
    Won the best postdoc oral presentation award!

  • 2022/03/02. Gave an oral presentation in Society of Genome Microbiology, Japan (SGMJ), The 16th Annual Meeting (Online).

Education

  • 2020Mar. Ph.D., Division of Applied Biosciences, Kyoto University
  • 2016Mar. Master of Agriculture, Division of Applied Biosciences, Kyoto University
  • 2014Mar. Bachelor of Agriculture, Department of Bioresource Science, Kyoto University

Work experience

  • 2020Apr-Now. Postdoc at Iwasaki Lab. (Department of Integrated Biosciences, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, the University of Tokyo)
  • 2016Apr-2019Mar. Research Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (DC1) at Laboratory of Marine Microbiology (Division of Applied Biosciences, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University)

Research topics

Microbiology , Extremophiles , Bioinformatics , Genomics ,
Molecular ecology , Evolution

  • 2020Apr-Now. Bioinformatics for predicting new functions in DNA sequence space (CREST project; Research Director: Wataru Iwasaki)
  • 2014Apr-2020Mar. Genomic and molecular ecological studies on thermophilic hydrogenogenic carboxydotrophs

Awards

  • 2022/11/01-02. Society for Japanese Society of Microbial Ecology (JSME), The 35th Annual Meeting at Sapporo.
    Received the Excellence Award (second place of 30) in postdoc poster presentation section.

  • 2022/08/06. Society for Evolutionary Studies, Japan (SESJ), The 24th Annual Meeting at Numazu.
    Won the best postdoc oral presentation award.