National Institute of Genetics / Team Leader
RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science
With Ph. D. in information science, MA started his career as a termed researcher at Electrotechnical Laboratory (Tsukuba, Japan). Soon he moved to Computational Biology Research Center of AIST (Japan) as its starting member in 2001, and was later appointed as Associate Professor of Computational Biology Department, The University of Tokyo in 2003. Around this time he started to work on plant metabolomics with Prof. Kazuki Saito and joined RIKEN in 2007. Currently he is Professor at National Institute of Genetics (Mishima, Japan) and Team Leader at Center for Sustainable Resource Science, RIKEN.