Research Projects

Microbial genomics

  • Giant viruses and jumbo phages
  • Unicellular algae and protists
  • Evolution of genes, genomes and phenotypes

Microbial ecology

  • Marine plankton and viruses; Tara Oceans; Osaka Bay Viromes; Red tide in Uranouchi Bay (Kochi)
  • Microbiomes of intestinal tract

Development of new bioinformatics technologies

  • Automated viral genome classification
  • Gene function prediction

Database and Bioinformatics Tools

Data and software archive

  • FTP: Lab repository