Hiroaki Nakano  Associate Professor

 University of Tsukuba

 Shimoda Marine Research Center



Education

 1996-2000: Undergraduate Studies at Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, 

                    University of Tokyo

 2000-2002: Master's Student at Department of Integrated Biosciences, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences,

                     University of Tokyo

 2002-2004: Ph. D. student at Department of Integrated Biosciences, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences,

                     University of Tokyo (Ph. D. Life Sciences)


Research

 2003-2004: JSPS Doctoral Research Fellow at Department of Integrated Sciences, University of Tokyo

 2004-2005: JSPS Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Department of Biology, Keio University

 2004-2005: JSPS Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Kristineberg Marine Research Station, Sweden 

                    (Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences)

 2005-2008: HFSP Long-Term Fellow at Kristineberg Marine Research Station, Sweden 

                    (Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences)

 2008-2010: Forskarassistent (Assistant professor) at Department of Marine Ecology- Kristineberg,

                    University of Gothenburg, Sweden

   2010-2015: Assistant professor at Shimoda Marine Research Center, University of Tsukuba

   2015-       : Associate professor at Shimoda Marine Research Center, University of Tsukuba


Awards

 2002.  3 : IB award (Best Master's thesis) Department of Integrated Biosciences, University of Tokyo

 2003.  3 : President's Award from the President of University of Tokyo

 2003. 10: Best Oral Presentation Award at the 11th International Echinoderm Conference, Munich, Germany

 2011.  9 : Kawaguchi Award from the Zoological Society of Japan

 2013.  8 : Young Scientist Initiative Award from the Society of Evolutionary Studies, Japan

   2014.  4: Young Scientists' Prize of the Commendation of Science and Technology by the Minister of MEXT

2014.  6: Young Staffs' Special Incentive Award, from the President of University of Tsukuba

   2015.  9: Young Scientist Initiative Award from the Zoological Society of Japan