Professor Mikiko Siomi

Education and Training

1984 Bachelor of Science - Agricultural Chemistry, Gifu University, Japan

1988 Master of Science - Agricultural Chemistry, Kyoto University, Japan

1994 PhD - Agricultural Chemistry, Kyoto University, Japan

2003 PhD - Medical Science, University of Tokushima, Japan

Positions and Employment

1994-1999 Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (Dr. Gideon Dreyfuss laboratory), USA

1999-2002 Assistant Professor at the Institute for Genome Research, University of Tokushima, Japan

2002-2008 Associate Professor at the Institute for Genome Research, University of Tokushima, Japan

2008-2012 Associate Professor at Keio University School of Medicine, Japan

2012-present Professor at Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo, Japan

Honors and Awards

2007 Editorial Board Member of the Journal of Biological Chemistry

2007 Committee Member of the RNA Society of Japan

2008 The Saruhashi Prize (by The Association for the Bright Future of Woman Scientists)

2009 Editorial Board Member of BMC Molecular Biology

2010 Associate Editor of Frontiers in Non-coding RNAs

2011 Director of the RNA Society

2014 President of the RNA Society of Japan (2014-2018)

2018 EMBO Associate Member

2018 Editorial Board Member of RNA