Faculty and Researchers

Biology and Life Sciences

Zoology

An introduction to faculty staff members and laboratories in the Zoology.
Note: Information on the laboratories is current as of the 2020 academic year. There may be changes to this information in the 2021 academic year.

KAGAWA Nao

Position
Associate Professor
Laboratory
Laboratory of Behavioral Genetics
Fish Physiology, Behavioral Neuroendocrinology

What controls the wide range of behaviors we see in animals? Focusing on the genes that develop in the brain, the center of behavior, fish are used to conduct research into the mechanisms that control behavior.

MORIYAMA Ryutaro

Position
Lecturer
Laboratory
Laboratory of Environmental Physiology
Reproductive Biology, Physiology, Neuroendocrinology

Organisms have adopted characteristics suitable to their habitat so that they can survive individually and so that their species can carry on. Research is conducted into the mechanisms of how factors such as changes in nutritional conditions and internal and external stress control reproductive functions.