Daisuke Bucchi Koyabu

Ph. D., University of Tokyo, 2011

Assistant Professor, University Museum, University of Tokyo

I am in co-charge for the mammal colletion at our university musuem, hosting the largest collection of Japanese deers and Japanese wild boars in Japan. Feel free to contact me if you wish to study our specimens.     

-Research Interest:-
Evolutionary Morphology of Mammals
Comparative Embryology
Experimental Developmental Biology
Physical Anthropology

-Professional Activity
Mammalian Biology, Editor (morphology section)
MorphoMuseuM, Associate Editor
International Society of Vertebrate Morphology, Elected Executive Committee Member

2008    Distinguished Poster Award, Mammalogical Society of Japan
2009    Best Poster Award, Mammalogical Society of Japan
2010    Outstanding Presentation Award, International Primatology Society
2011    Fujii Prize (with Hideki Endo), Zoological Society of Japan
2012    Young Investigator Award, Mammalogical Society of Japan
2013    Fritz-Frank Award (Young Investigator Award), German Society for Mammalian Biology    
2013    Inoue Research Award for Distinguished Young Scientists
2014    Sasakawa Research Award for Distinguished Young Scientists
2014    Young Investigator Award, Society of Evolutionary Studies, Japan
2016    The Commendation for Science and Technology, the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japanese Government

1981, Japan

Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley (EAP program)    2003-2004
Department of Biological Sciences, Kyoto University (B.S.)    2001-2006
Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University (M.A.)    2006-2008
Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Tokyo  (Ph.D.)    2008-2011

-Previous Positions-
JSPS Doctoral Fellow DC-1 at University of Tokyo 2008-2011
JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow PD at Kyoto University 2011-2011
JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow PD at University of Zurich 2011-2013

-Reviewed Journals

Journal of Experimental Zoology, Part B
Anthropological Science
Mammal Study
Mammalian Biology
Journal of Veterinary Medical Science
Acta Theriologica
Zoological Science
Anatomical Record
Primate Research
Archive of Oral Biology