Curriculum Vitae

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Shimizu

Kana

Female

The Doctor of Engineering

English, Japanese (mother tongue)

Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Waseda University, Japan

3-4-1 Okubo Shinjuku-ku Tokyo, Japan, 169-8555

shimizu.kana@waseda.jp

+81-3-03-5286-3344

+81-3-5285-7680

 

Current Position

2016.4 - present

Associate Professor (tenured), Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan


Previous work experience

2013.12 – 2015.4


2013.3 – 2016.3



2009.4 – 2013.2



2009.4 - 2014.3


2006.11 - 2009.3


2006.1 - 2006.10


2003.4 - 2005.12


2011.10 - 2013.3



2007.9 - 2009.3

Visiting Investigator, The Sloan-Kettering Institute at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA

Senior Research Scientist (tenured), Biological Research Institute for Drug Discovery/Computational Biology Research Center, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tokyo, Japan

Research Scientist (tenured), Computational Biology Research Center, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tokyo, Japan

Visiting Associate Professor (additional post), Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan

AIST Research Staff, Computational Biology Research Center, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tokyo, Japan

AIST Technical Staff, Computational Biology Research Center, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tokyo, Japan

Research Associate, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan

Part-time lecturer (additional post), Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Part-time lecturer (additional post), Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan

 

Education

2006.10


2003.4 - 2006.3


2001.4 - 2003.3


1997.4 - 2001.3

Doctor of Engineering, Department of Computer Science, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan

Doctoral course, Department of Computer Science, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan

Master course, Department of Computer Science, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan

Bachelor course, Department of Computer Science, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan

 

Awards, honors and competitions

2016


2015





2014


2013







2012


2009

2006

FY2015 AIST President Award with G. Hanaoka, K. Nuida, T. Teruya, N. Attrapadung, T. Matsuda, M. Hamada, K. Tsuda, K. Asai

Excellent Research Award at Informatics in Biology, Medicine and Pharmacology 2015 with K. Nuida and G. Rätsch

Best presentation award at Informatics in Biology, Medicine and Pharmacology 2015 with K.Nuida and G. Rätsch

Best Demonstration Award at Computer Security Symposium 2014 with T. Teruya, K. Inamura, N. Attrapadung, K. Nuida, T. Matsuda, S. Nakagawa, G. Hanaoka.

Best Demonstration Award at Computer Security Symposium 2013 with K. Nuida, T. Matsuda, S. Nakagawa, N. Yanai, G. Hanaoka.

Selected member of US-Japan Connections Symposium for Women Leaders in Science, Technology and Engineering and Mathematics, “Crossing Boundaries with Informatics” from Basic Science to Social Infrastructure, The National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)

Best Poster Award at Joint Conference on Informatics in Biology, Medicine and Pharmacology 2012 in Japan, with K. Tomii, J. Ito, Y. Tabei, K. Tsuda.

Recommendation by Faculty of 1000 Biology, with H. Toh.

Best method in disorder prediction category of the 7th Community Wide Experiment on the Critical Assessment of Techniques for Protein Structure Prediction (CASP7), with S. Hirose, N.
Inoue, S. Kanai, T. Noguchi.

 

Academic services

2011.7 – present


2012.4 - 2013.3

2010.4 - 2012.3

2010.4 - 2012.3

Member of the affiliates committee of International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB), as a representative of Japanese Society for Bioinformatics

Audit of Japanese Society for Bioinformatics

Councilor of Japanese Society for Bioinformatics


Manager of Japanese Society for Bioinformatics

 

Research funding as PI

2014.5 - 2017.3



2014.4 - 2017.3


2010.4 - 2012.3


2002.4 - 2003.3

"Privacy-preserving genomic data analysis for personalized medicine", JST Strategic Japanese-Finnish Research Cooperative Program on “Medical Genomics with special attention to Bioinformatics”  14,993,000 JPY

"Developing a reference-free method for analyzing Giga-sequence data", JSPS Grant-in-Aid for Challenging Exploratory Research  3,380,000 JPY

"Developing fast algorithm for analyzing Giga-sequence data", JSPS Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B)  3,250,000 JPY

"Developing databases for assisting genomic data analyses", IPA Exploratory Software Project  1,200,000 JPY