CV

Suguru Takagi, PhD

Post-doctoral fellow
Center for Integrative Genomics, University of Lausanne
Génopode Building, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
 
Suguru.Takagi@unil.ch
 
Tel: +41 21 692 39 92

Education

  • Department of Physics, Graduate school of Science, University of Tokyo
    PhD student (Science), Laboratory of Prof. Akinao Nose
    04.2016 – 03.2019 
  • Department of Physics, Graduate school of Science, University of Tokyo
    Master student (Science), Laboratory of Prof. Akinao Nose
    04.2014- 03.2016
  • Department of Applied Physics, Faculty of Engineering, University of Tokyo
    Bachelor student (Engineering), Laboratory of Prof. Norikatsu Mio
    04.2010 – 03.2014

Research experiences

  • Center of Integrative Genomics, Faculty of Biology and Medicine, University of Lausanne
    Post-doctoral fellow
    09.2019 – present
  • Department of Complexity Science and Engineering, Graduate School of Frontier Science, University of Tokyo
    Post-doctoral fellow
    04.2019 – 08.2019
  • HHMI Janelia Research Campus
    Visiting student researcher
    09.2019 – 11.2019
  • HHMI Janelia Farm Research Campus
    Visiting student researcher
    10.2014 – 12.2014

Fellowships

  • Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowships
    European Commission
    11.2020 – present
  • EMBO Long-term Fellowships
    European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO)
    09.2019 – 08.2020
  • Research Fellowship for Young Scientists (PD)
    Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
    04.2019 – 08.2019
  • Research Fellowship for Young Scientists (DC2)
    Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
    04.2018 – 03.2019

Awards

  • Swiss Drosophila Meeting 2021 Best Poster Prize
    09.2021
  • Toshihiko Tokizane Memorial Award for Excellent Graduate Study in Neuroscience
    07.2018
  • JNS-SfN Exchange Travel Award, The Japan Neuroscience Society
    06.2018

Teaching

  • BSc3 Chemosensory Perception: Neuroanatomy
    University of Lausanne
    2019 – 2021
  • BSc3 Practical work in molecular biology (Travaux pratiques de biologie moléculaire)
    University of Lausanne
    2020
  • OIST International Undergraduate Student Collaborative Workshop: Decoding the Brain
    Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University
    2015

Mentoring

  • Shu Morise (Master student, University of Tokyo)
    2019
  • Hiroto Nakabayashi (Master student, University of Tokyo)
    2018
  • Amber Amrei Krebs (Master student, intern from University of Münster, hosted at University of Tokyo)
    2018
  • Atora Yamada (Undergraduate student, University of Tokyo)
    2015-2016

Outreach activities

  • Press conference,  University of Tokyo
    2017
  • Open campus, Kashiwa Campus, University of Tokyo
    2014-2018

Research skills

  • Biology
    Drosophila genetics, calcium imaging, photolabelling, immunohistochemistry, optogenetics, behavioral assays, closed-loop tethered fly, EM analyses, electrophysiology, basic molecular biology
  • Software
    Statistical analyses (R), closed-loop feedback system (Python/Cython), image processing (ImageJ), computational modelling (NEST/Python), basic MATLAB skills
  • Hardware
    acoustic processing, LED illumination, laser irradiation, Raspberry Pi, basic electric circuits, basic optical systems

Training

  • EMBO Lab Leadership Course
    EMBO Solutions
    10.2021
  • NIPS training course (patch-clamp electrophysiology)
    National Institute for Physiological Sciences
    07-08.2014

Languages

  • Japanese (native)
  • English (C2)
  • French (A2)