Fumi Kubo, PhD
Research interest: Visual system and behavior in zebrafish
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Born in Yokohama, Japan
2002 BA in Biology, Kyoto University
2004 MSc in Biology, Kyoto University
2007 PhD in Biology, Kyoto University (Supervisors: Masatoshi Takeichi & Shinichi Nakagawa)

Research experiences
2007-2010 RIKEN, Special Postdoctoral Fellow (Shinichi Nakagawa’s lab)
2010-2014 Postdoc, University of California, San Francisco, USA
& Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology, Martinsried, Germany (Herwig Baier’s lab)
2015-2017 Project leader (W2), Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology, Martinsried, Germany
2018-present Associate professor, National Institute of Genetics, Japan, Department of Genetics, School of life science, SOKENDAI

Honors and Awards
2005-2007 Research Fellowship for Young Scientists (DC1), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
2007-2010 Special Postdoctoral Researchers program, RIKEN
2010-2011 Toyobo Biotechnology Foundation, Postdoctoral Fellowship
2011-2014 Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP), Long-Term Fellowship
2016 Young Investigator Award, Japanese Neuroscience Society
2019 The Young Scientists’ Prize, The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), Japan