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Personal Data

  • Name: Naoki Osada Address: Kita14 Nishi9, Kita-ku, Sapporo 060-0814, Japan
  • Phone (working): +81-11-706-7332
  • Nationality Japan
  • E-mail: nosada(a_t)ist.hokudai.ac.jp
  • Lab URL: http://ibio.jp/

Education

  • Ph.D, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan. March 2002
  • Master of Science, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan. March 1999
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan. March 1997

Work Experience

  • Associate Professor, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan: from April 2015 to present
  • Assistant Professor, National institute of Genetics and SOKENDAI, Shizuoka, Japan: from January 2010 to March 2015
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, National Chen-Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan: December 2011
  • Scientific Researcher, National Institute of Biomedical innovation, Osaka, Japan: from April 2005 to December 2009
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, National Chen-Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan: from January 2009 to December 2009
  • Scientific Researcher, National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo, Japan: from November 2004 to March 2005
  • Research Associate, University of Chicago, IL, US: from March 2003 to October 2004
  • Research Associate, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan: from May 2002 to December 2002
  • Research Associate, National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Japan: from April 2002 to February 2003

Licenses

  • 1st class radiation protection supervisor, from March 2006

Research Interest

  • Genome Evolution and natural selection
  • Speciation and genome
  • Transcriptome evolution
  • Primate genomics

Doctoral Thesis

cDNA libraries derived from cynomolgus monkey brain: novel gene finding, comparative analysis with human orthologs, and evolutionary considerations. 2002 University of Tokyo.

Peer Reviewed Papers

2015

  • Tomotaka Matsumoto, Katsuhiko Mineta, Naoki Osada, Hitoshi Araki*. An individual-based diploid model predicts limited conditions under which stochastic gene expression becomes advantageous. Front. Genet. 6: 336 (2015) [Link].
  • Ryutaro Miyagi, Noriyoshi Akiyama, Naoki Osada, Aya Takahashi*. Complex patterns of cis-regulatory polymorphisms in ebony underlie standing pigmentation variation in Drosophila melanogaster. Mol. Ecol. 24: 5829-5841 (2015) [Link].
  • (review paper) Naoki Osada*. Genetic diversity in humans and non-human primates and its evolutionary consequences. Genes & Genet. Syst. 90: 133-145 (2015). [Link].
  • Chao-Li Huang, Pei-Hua Pu, Hao-Jen Huang, Huang-Mo Sung, Hung-Jiun Liaw, Yi-Min Chen, Chien-Ming Chen, Ming-Ban Huang, Naoki Osada, Takashi Gojobori, Tun-Wen Pai, Yu-Tin Chen*, Chi-Chuan Hwang*, Tzen-Yuh Chiang*. Ecological genomics in Xanthomonas: the nature of genetic adaptation with homologous recombination and host shifts. BMC Genomics 16:188 (2015) [Link].
  • (review paper) Katsuhiko Mineta, Tomotaka Matsumoto, Naoki Osada, Hitoshi Araki*. Population genetics of non-genetic traits: evolutionary roles of stochasticity in gene expression. Gene 562: 16-21 (2015) [Link].
  • (consortium paper) Shigeki Nakagome, Takehiro Sato, Hajime Ishida, Tsunehiko Hanihara, Tetsutaro Yamaguchi, Ryosuke Kimura, Shuhei, Mano*, Hiroki Oota*, The Asian DNA Repository Consortium. Model-based verification of hypotheses on the origin of modern Japanese revisited by Bayesian inference based on genome-wide SNP data. Mol. Biol. Evol. 32: 1533-1543 (2015) [Link].
  • Naoki Osada, Nilmini Hettiarachchi, Isaac Adeyemi Babarinde, Naruya Saitou, Antoine Blancher*. Whole-genome sequencing of six Mauritian cynomolgus macaques (Macaca fascicularis) reveals a genome-wide pattern of polymorphisms under extreme population bottleneck Genome Biol Evol. 7: 821-830 (2015) [Link].
  • Yasuhiro Uno*, Shotaro Uehara, Sakae Kohara, Naoki Osada, Norie Murayama, Hiroshi Yamazaki. CYP2D44 polymorphisms in cynomolgus and rhesus macaques, Mol. Biol. Rep. 42: 1149-1155 (2015). [Link].

2014

  • Chao-Li Huang, Chuan-Wen Ho, Yu-Chung Chiang, Yasumasa Shigemoto, Tsai-Wen Hsu, Chi-Chuan Hwang, Xue-Jun Ge, Charles Chen, Tai-Han Wu, Chang-Hung Chou, Hao-Jen Huang, Takashi Gojobori*, Naoki Osada*, Tzen-Yuh Chiang*. Adaptive divergence with gene flow in incipient speciation of Miscanthus floridulus/sinensis complex (Poaceae). Plant J 80: 834-847 (2014) [Link].
  • Naoki Osada†, Arihiro Kohara†, Toshiyuki Yamaji, Noriko Hirayama, Fumio Kasai, Tsuyoshi Sekizuka, Makoto Kuroda, Kentaro Hanada*. The genome landscape of the African green monkey kidney-derived Vero cell line. DNA Res. 21: 673-683 (2014) [Link]. †equally contributed
  • Tomoyoshi Komiyama*, Hisakazu Iwama, Naoki Osada, Yoji Nakamura, Hiroyuki Kobayashi, Yoshio Tateno*, Takashi Gojobori*. Dopamine Receptor Genes and Evolutionary Differentiation in the Domestication of Fighting Cocks and Long-Crowing Chickens. PLOS ONE 9: e101778 (2014) [Link].
  • (review paper) Naoki Osada*. Extracting population genetics information from a diploid genome sequence. Front. Ecol. Evol. 2: 7 (2014) [Link].
  • Zhenxin Fan, Guang Zhao, Peng Li, Naoki Osada, Jinchuan Xing, Yong Yi, Lianming Du, Pedro Silva, Hongxing Wang, Ryuichi Sakate, Xiuyue Zhang, Huailiang Xu, Bisong Yue*, Jing Li*. Whole genome sequencing of Tibetan macaque (Macaca thibetana) provides new insight into the macaque evolutionary history. Mol. Biol. Evol. 31:1475-1489 (2014) [Link].
  • Hiromitsu Kono, Masaru Tamura, Naoki Osada, Hitoshi Suzuki, Kuniya Abe, Kazuo Moriwaki, Kunihiro Ohta, Toshihiko Shiroishi*. Prdm9 polymorphism unveils mouse evolutionary tracks. DNA res. 21: 315-326 (2014) [Link].

2013

  • Naoki Osada*, Shigeki Nakagome, Shuhei Mano, Yosuke Kameoka, Ichiro Takahashi, Keiji Terao. Finding the factors of reduced genetic diversity on X chromosomes of Macaca fascicularis: male-driven evolution, demography, and natural selection. Genetics, 195: 1027-1035 (2013) [Link].
  • (review paper) Hisayuki Nomiyama*, Naoki Osada, Osamu Yoshie. Systematic classification of vertebrate chemokines based on conserved synteny and evolutionary history. Genes Cells, 18:1-16 (2013) [Link].

2012

  • (review paper) Hiroshi Akashi*, Naoki Osada, Tomoko Ohta. Weak selection and protein evolution. Genetics 192: 15-31 (2012) [Link].
  • Atsunori Higashino, Ryuichi Sakate*, Yosuke Kameoka, Ichiro Takahashi, Makoto Hirata, Reiko Tanuma, Tohru Masui, Yasuhiro Yasutomi, Naoki Osada*. Whole-genome sequencing and analysis of the Malaysian cynomolgus macaque (Macaca fascicularis) genome. Genome Biol., 13: R58 (2012) [Link].
  • Chi-Chun Huan, Kuo-Hsiang Hung, Wei-Kuang Wang, Chao-Li Huang, Tsai-Wen Hsu, Naoki Osada*, Chi-Chuan Hwang*, Tzen-Yuh Chiang*. Evolutionary rates of commonly used nuclear and organelle markers of Arabidopsis relatives (Brassicaceae). Gene 499: 194-201 (2012) [Link].
  • Chao-Li Huang, Cheng-Yu Hung, Yu-Chung Chiang, Chi-Chuan Hwang, Tsai-Wen Hsu, Chi-Chun Huang, Kuo-Hsiang Hung, Kun-Chan Tsai, Kuo-Hsiung Wang, Naoki Osada*, Barbara A. Schaal*, Tzen-Yuh Chiang*, Footprints of natural and artificial selection for photoperiod pathway genes in Oryza. Plant J., in press (2012) [Link].
  • Naoki Osada*, Hiroshi Akashi. Mitochondrial-nuclear interactions and accelerated compensatory evolution: Evidence from the primate cytochrome c oxidase complex. Mol. Biol. Evol. 29: 337-346 (2012) [Link].

2011

  • Yasuhiro Uno, Naoki Osada*. CpG site degeneration triggered by the loss of functional constraint created a highly polymorphic macaque drug-metabolizing gene, CYP1A2. BMC Evol. Biol. 11:283 (2011) [Link].
  • Naoki Osada*. Phylogenetic inconsistency caused by ancient sex-biased migration. PLoS ONE 6: e25549 [Link].
  • Koei Sato, Akiko Iwata-Takamura, Naoki Osada, Yoshikawa Akira, Yuji Hoshi, Keiko Miyakawa, Yuko Gotanda, Masahiro Satake*, Kenji Tadokoro, Hideaki Mizoguchi. Novel DNA sequence isolated from blood donors with high transaminase levels. Hepatol. Res. 41: 971-981 (2011) [Link].
  • Alice Aarnink, Pol-André Apoil, Ichiro Takahashi, Naoki Osada, Antoine Blancher*. Characterization of MHC class I transcripts of a Malaysian cynomolgus macaque by high throughput pyrosequencing and EST libraries. Immunogenetics 63: 703-713 (2011) [Link].
  • Renchao Zhou, Shaoping Ling, Wenming Zhao, Naoki Osada, Sufang Chen, Meng Zhang, Hua Bao, Cairong Zhong, Bing Zhang, Xuemei Lu, David Turissini, Norman C. Duke, Jian Lu*, Suhua Shi*, Chung-I Wu*. Population genetics in non-model organisms: II. Natural selection in marginal habitats revealed by deep sequencing on dual platforms. Mol. Biol. Evol. 28: 2833-2842 (2011) [Link].
  • Hisayuki Nomiyama*, Naoki Osada, Osamu Yoshie. A family tree of vertebrate chemokine receptors for a unified nomenclature. Dev. Comp. Immunol. 35: 705-715 (2011) [Link].

2010

  • Wei-Kuang Wang, Chuan-Wen Ho, Kuo-Hsiang Hung, Kuo-Hsiung Wang, Chi-Chun Huang, Hitoshi Araki, Chi-Chuan Hwang, Naoki Osada*, Tzen-Yuh Chiang*. Multi-locus analysis of genetic divergence between outcrossing Arabidopsis species: evidence of genome-wide admixture. New Phytol. 188: 488-500 (2010) [Link].
  • Naoki Osada*, Yasuhiro Uno, Katsuhiko Mineta, Yosuke Kameoka, Ichiro Takahashi, Keiji Terao. Ancient genome-wide admixture beyond current hybrid zone between Macaca fascicularis and M. mulatta. Mol. Ecol. 19: 2884-2895 (2010) [Link].
  • Hisayuki Nomiyama*, Naoki Osada, Osamu Yoshie. Evolution of the Mammalian Chemokine Genes. Cytokine Growth Factor Rev. 21: 253-262 (2010) [Link].
  • Yasuhiro Uno*, Akinori Matsushita, Naoki Osada, Shotaro Uehara, Sakae Kohara, Ryoichi Nagata, Koichiro Fukuzaki, Masahiro Utoh, Norie Murayama, Hiroshi Yamazaki. Genetic variants of CYP3A4 and CYP3A5 in cynomolgus and rhesus macaques. Drug Metab. Dispos. 38: 209–214 (2010) [Link].

2009

  • Naoki Osada*, Makoto Hirata, Reiko Tanuma, Yutaka Suzuki, Sumio Sugano, Keiji Terao, Jun Kusuda, Yosuke Kameoka, Katsuyuki Hashimoto, Ichiro Takahashi. Collection of Macaca fascicularis cDNAs derived from bone marrow, kidney, liver, pancreas, spleen, and thymus. BMC Res. Notes 2: 199 (2009) [Link].
  • Noriko N. Miura, Motohiko Komai, Yoshiyuki Adachi, Naoki Osada, Yosuke Kameoka, Kazuo Suzuki, Naohito Ohno* IL-10 Is a Negative Regulatory Factor of CAWS-Vasculitis in CBA/J Mice as Assessed by Comparison with Bruton's Tyrosine Kinase-Deficient CBA/N Mice. J Immun. 183: 3417-3424 (2009) [Link].
  • Atsunori Higashino*, Naoki Osada, Yumiko Suto, Makoto Hirata, Yosuke Kameoka, Ichiro Takahashi, Keiji Terao. Development of an integrative database with 499 novel microsatellite markers for Macaca fascicularis. BMC Genetics 10: 24 (2009) [Link].
  • Shintaro Iwashita*, Kentaro Nakashima, Motoki Sasaki, Naoki Osada, Si-Young Song. Multiple duplication of the bucentaur gene family, which recruits the APE-like domain of retrotransposon: identification of a novel homolog and distinct cellular expression. Gene 435: 88-95 (2009) [Link].
  • Naoki Osada*, Shuhei Mano, Jun Gojobori. Quantifying dominance and deleterious effect on human disease genes. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 106: 841-847 (2009) [Link].

2008

  • Naoki Osada, Hideki Innan*. Duplication and Gene Conversion in the Drosophila melanogaster Genome. PLoS Genet. 4: e1000305 (2008) [Link].
  • Hisayuki Nomiyama*, Kunio Hieshima, Naoki Osada, Yoko Kato-Unoki, Kaori Otsuka-Ono, Sumio Takegawa, Toshiaki Izawa, Yutaka Kikuchi, Sumio Tanase, Retsu Miura, Jun Kusuda, Miki Nakao, Osamu Yoshie, Akio Yoshizawa. Extensive Expansion and Diversification of the Chemokine Gene Family in Zebrafish: Identification of a Novel Chemokine Subfamily CX. BMC Genomics 9: 222 (2008) [Link].
  • Naoki Osada*, Katsuyuki Hashimoto, Yosuke Kameoka, Makoto Hirata, Reiko Tanuma, Yasuhiro Uno, Itsuro Inoue, Munetomo Hida, Yutaka Suzuki, Sumio Sugano, Keiji Terao, Jun Kusuda, Ichiro Takahashi. Large-scale analysis of Macaca fascicularis transcripts and inference of genetic divergence between M. fascicularis and M. mulatta. BMC Genomics 9: 90 (2008) [Link].
  • Yasuhiro Uno*, Yutaka Suzuki, Hiroyuki Wakaguri, Yoshiko Sakamoto, Hitomi Sano, Naoki Osada, Katsuyuki Hashimoto, Sumio Sugano, Itsuro Inoue. Expressed sequence tags from liver in cynomolgus monkey (Macaca fascicularis): A systematic identification of drug-metabolizing genes. Febs lett. 582: 351-358 (2008) [Link].

2007

  • Kenji Kawabata, Katsuhisa Tashiro, Fuminori Sakurai, Naoki Osada, Jun Kusuda, Takao Hayakawa, Kouichi Yamanishi, Hiroyuki Mizuguchi*. Positive and negative regulation of adenovirus infection by CAR-like soluble protein, CLSP., Gene Ther. 14: 1199-1207 (2007) [Link].
  • Naoki Osada*. Inference of expression-dependent negative selection based on polymorphism and divergence in the human genome. Mol. Biol. Evol. 24: 1622-1626 (2007) [Link].
  • Naoki Osada*, Katsuyuki Hashimoto, Momoki Hirai, Jun Kusuda. Aberrant termination of reproduction-related TMEM30C transcripts in the hominoids. Gene 392: 151-156 (2007) [Link].
  • Hurng-Yi Wang, Huan-Chieh Chien, Naoki Osada, Katsuyuki Hashimoto, Sumio Sugano, Takashi Gojobori, Chen-Kung Chou, Shih-Feng Tsai, Chung-I Wu*, C.-K. James Shen*. Rate of evolution of brain-expressed genes in humans and other primates. PLoS Biol. 5: e13 (2007) [Link].
  • Hisayuki Nomiyama*, Kaori Otsuka-Ono, Retsu Miura, Naoki Osada, Keiji Terao, Osamu Yoshie, Jun Kusuda. Identification of a Novel CXCL1-Like Chemokine Gene in Macaques and its Inactivation in Hominids. J Interferon Cytokine Res. 27: 32-37 (2007) [Link].

2006

  • Naoki Osada†, Michael H. Kohn†, Chung-I Wu*. Genomic inferences of the cis-regulatory nucleotide polymorphisms underlying gene expression differences between Drosophila melanogaster mating races. Mol. Biol. Evol. 23: 1585-1591 (2006) [Link]. †equally contributed
  • Shintaro Iwashita*, Sadao Ueno, Kentaro Nakashima, Si-Young Song, Kenshiro Ohshima, Kazuaki Tanaka, Hideki Endo, Junpei Kimura, Masamichi Kurohmaru, Katsuhiro Fukuta, Lior David, Naoki Osada. A tandem gene duplication followed by recruitment of a retrotransposon created the paralogous bucentaur gene (bcntp97) in the ancestral ruminant. Mol. Biol. Evol. 23: 798-806 (2006) [Link].

2005

  • Naoki Osada, Makoto Hirata, Reiko Tanuma, Jun Kusuda, Munetomo Hida, Yutaka Suzuki, Sumio Sugano, Takashi Gojobori, C.-K. James Shen, Chung-I Wu, Katsuyuki Hashimoto*. Substitution rate and structural divergence of 5'UTR evolution: Comparative analysis between human and cynomolgus monkey cDNAs. Mol. Biol. Evol. 22: 1976-1982 (2005) [Link].
  • Julie A. Alipaz, Shu Fang, Naoki Osada, Chung-I Wu*. Evolution of sexual isolation in laboratory populations: I. Genotypic vs. phenotypic changes during secondary contact. Amer. Natur. 165: 420-428 (2005) [Link].
  • Naoki Osada, Chung-I Wu*. Inferring the mode of speciation from the genomic data: A study of the great apes. Genetics 169: 259-264 (2005) [Link].

2003

  • Felix M Mesak, Naoki Osada, Katsuyuki Hashimoto, Qing Y Liu, Cheng E Ng*. Molecular cloning, genomic characterization and over-expression of a novel gene, XRRA1, identified from human colorectal cancer cell HCT116Clone2_XRR and macaque testis. BMC Genomics 4: 32 (2003) [Link].
  • Shintaro Iwashita*, Naoki Osada, Tomohito Itoh, Mariko Sezaki, Kenshiro Oshima, Etsuko Hashimoto, Yuko Kitagawa, Ichiro Takahashi, Tohru Masui, Katsuyuki Hashimoto, and Wojciech Makalowski. A transposable element-mediated gene divergence that directly produces a novel type bovine Bcnt protein including the endonuclease domain of RTE-1 Mol. Biol. Evol. 20: 1556-1563 (2003) [Link].
  • Ryuichi Sakate*, Naoki Osada, Munetomo Hida, Sumio Sugano, Ikuo Hayasaka, Shimohira Naoko, Shinsuke Yanagi, Yumiko Suto, Katsuyuki Hashimoto, Momoki Hirai. Analysis of 5’-end sequences of chimpanzee cDNAs. Genome Res. 13: 1022-1026 (2003) [Link].

2002

  • Naoki Osada*, Munetomo Hida, Jun Kusuda, Reiko Tanuma, Makoto Hirata, Yumiko Suto, Momoki Hirai, Keiji Terao, Sumio Sugano, Katsuyuki Hashimoto. Cynomolgus monkey testicular cDNAs for discovery of novel human genes in the human genome sequences. BMC Genomics 3: 36 (2002) [Link].
  • Naoki Osada*, Jun Kusuda, Makoto Hirata, Reiko Tanuma, Munetomo Hida, Sumio Sugano, Momoki Hirai, Katsuyuki Hashimoto. Search for genes positively selected during primate evolution by 5’-end sequence screening of cynomolgus monkey cDNAs. Genomics 79: 657-662 (2002) [Link].
  • Naoki Osada*, Munetomo Hida, Jun Kusuda, Reiko Tanuma, Makoto Hirata, Momoki Hirai, Keiji Terao, Yutaka Suzuki, Sumio Sugano, Katsuyuki Hashimoto. Prediction of unidentified human genes on the basis of sequence similarity to novel cDNAs from cynomolgus monkey brain. Genome Biol. 3: research006.1-006.5 (2002) [Link].

2001

  • Naoki Osada*, Munetomo Hida, Jun Kusuda, Reiko Tanuma, Kanako Iseki, Makoto Hirata, Yumiko Suto, Momoki Hirai, Keiji Terao, Yutaka Suzuki, Sumio Sugano, Katsuyuki Hashimoto. Assignment of 118 novel cDNAs of cynomolgus monkey brain to human chromosomes. Gene 275: 31-37 (2001) [Link].
  • Yutaka Suzuki, Tatsuhiko Tsunoda, Jun Sese, Hirotoshi Taira, Junko Mizushima-Sugano, Hiroko Hata, Toshio Ota, Takao Isogai, Naoki Osada, Katsuyuki Hashimoto, Toshihiro Tanaka, Yusuke Nakamura, Akira Suyama, Yoshiyuki Sakai, Shinichi Morishita, Kousaku Okubo, Sumio Sugano*. Identification and characterization of the poteintial promoter regions of 1031 kinds of human genes. Genome Res. 11: 677-684 (2001) [Link].

2000

  • Naoki Osada*, Jun Kusuda, Yutaka Suzuki, Sumio Sugano, Katsuyuki Hashimoto. Sequence analysis, gene expression, and chromosomal assignment of mouse Borg4 and its human orthologue. J. Human Genet. 45: 374-377 (2000) [Link].

Reviews, Comments, and Books

  • Naoki Osada, Genome-scale approaches for studying human and non-human primate evolution. Genes & Genet. Syst. 90: 121-122 (2015). [Link]
  • Naoki Osada, Sumio Sugano, Yutaka Suzuki. Evolution of Gene Expression in Human and Chimpanzee Brains (review, ver. 2). In: Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (ELS), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: Chichester (2013) [Link].
  • Naoki Osada. An overview of transcriptome studies in nonhuman primates. In: Post genome Biology of primates (Primatology monographs). (Yasuhiro Go, Hiroo Imai, Hirohisa Hirai, Eds) Springer-Verlag, pp9-22 (2012) [Link].
  • Shintaro Iwashita and Naoki Osada. Bucentaur (Bcnt) gene family: gene duplication and retrotransposon insertion. In: Gene duplication/Book1 Felix Friedberg (Editor) Rijeka: InTech (2011) accepted.
  • Naoki Osada, Sumio Sugano, Yutaka Suzuki. Handbook of Human Molecular Evolution. David N. Cooper (Editor), Hildegard Kehrer-Sawatzki (Editor), Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd .pp 1236-1241 (2008) [Link].
  • Naoki Osada, Sumio Sugano, Yutaka Suzuki. Evolution of Gene Expression in Human and Chimpanzee Brains (review, ver. 1). In: Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (ELS), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: Chichester (2008) [Link].

Journal Review

  • Anthropological Science, American Journal of Primatology, AoB Plants, BBSRC funding review, Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, BMC Evolutionary Biology, BMC Genomics, Botanical Studies, DNA research, Evolution, Evolutionary Ecology, Frontiers in Genetics, Frontiers in Zoology, Genetics, Genetics Research, Genes and Genetic Systems, Genome Biology and Evolution, Genomics Data, Human Mutation, Integrative Zoology, International Journal of Primatology, ISRN Genomics, Journal of Human Genetics, Journal of Genetics and Genomics, Journal of Molecular Evolution, Journal of Theoretical Biology, The Journal of Plant Research, Marine Genomics, Molecular Biology and Evolution, Molecular Ecology, Molecular Genetics and Genomics, PLoS ONE, Primates, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA, Rubriq

Others

  • Associate Editor of BMC Research Notes
  • Associate Editor of Frontiers in Genetics and Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution (Evolutionary and Population Genetics section).