CURRICULUM VITAE

                           YOH IWASA

                            May 9, 2016

Business Address:    

         Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Kyushu University 
         744 Motooka, Nishi-ku, Fukuoka 819-0395, Japan

phone: +81-(0)92-802-4296,   
Email : yohiwasa@kyudai.jp
 

Home Address:

         Hara 1-27-16, Sawara-ku, Fukuoka 814-0022, Japan

phone and fax: +81-(0)92-843-4256

Date of Birth: 23 December 1952 - Osaka, Japan

Current Position:
         1992 -  Professor (Theoretical Biology), Department of Biology, Kyushu University
         2010 -  Director, Institute for Advanced Study, Kyushu University


Education:

         1980 Ph.D. - Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan

          Dissertation: "Mathematical studies on adaptation and evolution of life histories." Advisor - Dr. Ei Teramoto

         1977 M.S. - Kyoto University

         1975 B.S. - Kyoto University


Research Interest:

Theoretical Biology. Examples of my study areas include: pattern formation in cone mosaic of fish retina, leaf vein formation, circadian rhythm, somatic evolution of cancer, genomic imprinting, mate preference evolution, forest dynamics both in temperate and tropics, species coexistence and diversity in coral reef, and population extinction risk of animals and plants.

web site:   http://bio-math10.biology.kyushu-u.ac.jp/%7Eiwasa/index-e.html
Google scholar citations: http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=qY6KJI4AAAAJ&hl=en
ORCID:   http://orcid.org/0000-0003-0691-1852
ResearcherID: http://www.researcherid.com/rid/G-5368-2010


Previous Experience:

1985-1992  Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Kyushu University
1983-1985 Research Associate, Ecosystems Research Center, Postdoctoral Fellow with Professor Simon A. Levin, Cornell University
1981-1983 Postdoctoral Fellow with Professor Jonathan Roughgarden, Stanford University
1980-1981 Postdoctoral Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
1979-1980 Predoctoral Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science


Other Appointment:

Foreign Research Institutes and Universities:

2014 Lecturer, Advanced Summer Course, Advanced Summer Course of Mathematical methods of biological evolution." (org. Andrei Korobeinikov). Center for Mathematical Research, Barcelona, Spain June.
2013 Visiting Professor, Department of Mathematics, National Tsing-Hua University, Taiwan. November 23-December 13. (planned)
2013 Visiting scholar, Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California at Santa Barbara. Program of "Cooperation and the Evolution of Multicellularity" February 1 to March 1, 2013
2012 Research Associate, Leiden University Collage The Hague campus. (The Netherlands) January 2012 to December 2013.
2010 Visiting Professor, Department of Mathematics, National Tsing-Hua University, Taiwan. January 4-8.
2008 Eminent Ecologist, Summer Course "Current Topics in Ecology and Evolution". Kellogg Biological Station, Michigan State University. June 14-June 20.
2005 April-May; 2006 April-May; 2007 April-May: 2012 April-May; Visits to PED, Harvard University.
2004-current, Faculty Affiliate of the Program in Evolutionary Dynamics, Harvard University
2004 Visiting Scientist, Harvard University, Program in Evolutionary Dynamics . April-May
2003 Visiting Scientist, Harvard University, Program in Evolutionary Dynamics . September-October
2002-2003 Member, Institute of Advanced Study, Princeton.  Program in Theoretical Biology. September-May.
2000 Visiting Professor, Universite Montpellier II. (France) April-May.
1999 Academic Visitor.  Adaptive Dynamics Networks.  IIASA (International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis), Laxenburg, Austria.  August.
1999 Long-term Academic Visitor, Institute for Mathematics and its Application, University of Minnesota. "Mathematics for Biology."  April-May.
1997  Academic Visitor, the Center for Community Genetics, University of Minnesota.  April 6-20.
1996-97  Fellow, Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, Germany.  "Evolution of Sex".
1995  Academic Visitor, Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College at Silwood Park, U.K. July and August.
1994  Academic Visitor, Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College at Silwood Park, U.K. July and August.
1993  van der Klaauw Professor, "Mathematical Biology".  Institute of Theoretical Biology, Leiden University, the Netherlands. April-July.
1993  Lecturer, Summer school on Nonlinear systems in evolutionary and population biology. (organized by O.Diekman et al.)
                 Three lectures on "Optimal control and game models in ecology and behavior".  Driebergen, the Netherlands, May 6-10.
1992  Academic Visitor, Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College at Silwood Park, U.K. July and August.
1988  Visiting scholar, Edward Grey Institute, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, U.K.
1988  Visiting professor, Center for Interdisciplinary Researches, University of Bielefeld, Germany (FRD)
1985  Lecturer, Cornell University, In "Ecology core course, I. autecology", Section of ecology and systematics,  for graduate students.
1984 Lecturer, Simon Fraser University, In "Lecture series on optimal foraging theory."  for graduate students, Canada.

Lecturer in Universities in Japan:
2011 Hokkaido University. Department of Biology, Faculty of Science. (planned)
2009 Hokkaido University. Graduate School of Environmental Sciences.
2009 Ochanomizu University. Department of Physics. (Visiting professor)
2008 Kyoto University. Primate Research Institute.
2007 Hiroshima University. Graduate School of Sciences, Mathematical molecular life sciences.
2005 , Okayama University. In Department of Mathematical Environmental Science, Faculty of Environmental Science and Technology.
2003-2005 University of Tokyo. Mathematical biology. In Bioinformatics course. Faculty of Science.
2002 Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Sciences, Mathematical molecular life sciences.
2001 University of Tsukuba, School of Environmental Life Sciences.
2001 Kyoto University, Graduate school of science, Primate Research Institute.
2000 University of Tsukuba, School of Environmental Life Sciences.
1999 Hiroshima University, International Cooperation Study.
1999 University of Tokyo, School of Mathematical Sciences.
1999 University of Tokyo, Systems Science.
1999 Toyama University, Faculty of Science.
1998 Kyoto University, Faculty of Science.
1998 Kyoto University, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural Biology.
1998 Nagasaki University, Faculty of Fishery, for undergraduates.
1997 Tsukuba University, Division of Environmental Science.
1997 Osaka City University, Faculty of Science, Department of Biology.
1997 Kanazawa University, Faculty of Science, Department of Biology.
1996 Kyoto University, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural Biology.
1996 Nagoya University, Faculty of Science, Department of Physics.
1996 Okayama University, Faculty of Agriculture.
1995 Hokkaido University, Faculty of Agriculture, Applied Zoology.
1995 Tokyo Metropolitan University, Faculty of Science.
1994 Kyoto University, Faculty of Science.
1994 University of Tokyo, Faculty of Science.
1993 Tokyo Institute of Technology.
1993 Kyoto University, Faculty of Science. Inuyama (Primate Research Institute).
1993 University of Tokyo, Faculty of Agriculture.
1992-1996 Guest researcher, Center for Ecological Research, Kyoto University.
1992 Kagoshima University, Faculty of Science.
1991 Kobe University, Faculty of Science.
1990 Simane University, Faculty of Science.
1986 , Kyoto University, Primate Research Institute.
1986-87, 1989-, Saga Medical School.


Reviewer:

American Naturalist, Behavioral Ecology, Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, Benthos Research, BioMedCentral Bioinformatics, BioMedCentral Evolutionary Biology, Botanical Magazine of Tokyo, Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, Communications in Pure and Applied Analysis, Ecological Applications, Ecological Modelling, Ecological Research, Ecology, Ecology Letters, Ethology, Evolution, Evolutionary Ecology, Evolutionary Ecology Research, Genes to Cells, Gene Therapy and Molecular Biology, Genetica, Genetics, Hydrobiologia, Journal of Applied Mathematics and Computing, Journal of Applied Probability, Journal of Ecology, Journal of Ethology, Journal of Evolutionary Biology, Journal of Insect Behavior, Journal of Mathematical Biology, Journal of Molecular Evolution, Journal of Plant Research, Journal of Royal Society Interface, Journal of Theoretical Biology, Mathematical Biosciences, Mathematical Medicine and Biology, Molecular Biology and Evolution, Nature, Naturwissenschaften, Oecologia, Oikos, Plant Ecology, Plant Species Biology, PLoS Computational Biology, Proceeding of Royal Society London, Researches on Population Ecology, SIAM Journal of Applied Mathematics, Theoretical Population Biology, Trends in Ecology and Evolution, Vegetatio.


Editor (Current):

Editor-in-Chief:
Journal of Theoretical Biology (2005-) (Co-Editor-in-Chief) Elsevier

Editorial Board:
Editorial Board of Austin Biometrics and Biostatistics 2014-
Editorial Board of Annals of Marine Biology and Research 2014-
Editorial Board of International Scholarly Research Notices (Hindawi) 2014-
Advisory Board for Bulletin of Mathematical Biology 2014-
Editorial Board of Journal of Zoo Biology 2013-2015
Editorial Board of Movement Ecology 2012-
Editorial Board of Conference Papers in Environmental Sciences. 2012-
Editorial Board of ISRN Evolutionary Biology 2012-
Editorial Board of IAFOR Journal of Sustainability, Energy and The Environment (Nagoya, Japan) 2012 -
Editorial Board of Applied Mathematics (Scientific Research Publishing, USA) 2010-
Editorial Board of International Journal of Evolutionary Biology (Sage-hindawi) 2009-
Editorial Board of The Royal Society Proceeding B (London, UK)  2009-2011
Editorial Board of Frontiers in Zoology (Regensburg, Germany) 2007-
Editorial Board of Open Forest Science Letters (Bentham Science Publishers) 2007-
Editorial Board of Theoretical Ecology 2007-
Editorial Board of Bulletin of Mathematical Biology 2006-
Editorial Board of Mathematical Biosciences (2004-)
Advisory Editorial Bard of Plant Ecology  (2002 - )
Advisory Editorial Board of Trends in Ecology and Evolution   (2000 - )
Editorial Board of Journal of Mathematical Biology (2000 - )
Editorial Board of inScight (1998 -)
Editorial Board of Journal of Theoretical Biology (1995 - )
Editorial Board of Evolutionary Ecology Research  (1994 -)
         (former, Evolutionary Ecology) 
Editorial Board of Plant Species Biology (1989 -)
Associate Editor of Theoretical Population Biology  (1988 -)

Editor (Previous):

Editorial Board of PeerJ (2012-2014)
Editorial Board of Plant Ecology (1992 -2000)
         (former, Vegetatio: the International Journal of Plant Ecology)
Editorial Board of Ecological Research  (1991 - 1995)
Associate Editor of The American Naturalist (1991 - 1994)
Editorial Board of Behavioral Ecology (1990 - 1994)
Editorial Board of Journal of Evolutionary Biology (1990 - 1993)
Editorial Board of Biophysics (1989 - 1991)
Ecological Research (2005-2007) (Editor-in-Chief) Springer
Editorial Board of Population Ecology  (1985 -2005 )Springer
         (former, Researches on Population Ecology)

Others:

Faculty 1000, Section Head for the Theoretical Ecology section (with Simon A. Levin) 2004-
Editorial Board of Theoretical Ecology Series, Elsevier (Chief editor: Alan Hastings) 2005-
Chief Editor of Ecological Research Monographs Series, Springer 2008-


Academic Societies:

Ecological Society of Japan (President 2002-2003),
Socity of Evolutionary Studies Japan (President 2005),
Japanese Society for Mathematical Biology (President 2005-2006),
Society of Population Ecology (President 2009-2010),
Society for Mathematical Biology(Board of Directors 2005-2007),
American Society of Naturalists,  Ecological Society of America,
Japan Ethological Society, Japan Society for Molecular Biology.

Science Council of Japan, Council Member (2014.10-2020.9)


Honors and Awards:

Foreign Honorary Member, The American Academy of Arts and Sciences October, 2006

The First Ecological Society of Japan Award (Ecological Society of Japan) March 21, 2003.

The Third Motoo-Kimura Prize (Society of Evolutionary Studies, Japan) August 1, 2003.

Publication awards:

Paper Award (Society for Environmental Scences, Japan) (with Mayuko Nakamaru, Junko Nakanishi) October 5, 2001.
The prize for an excellent research paper with encouragement. (with Horoto Shoji) June 14, 2003

Other Award:

Kyushu University, Super-star Supporting Program: Research Focus Senior Leader
November 2004


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