Post-doc researcher,
JSPS Overseas Research fellow

Freiburg University

Biography

Gen Enomoto is a post-doc/JSPS Overseas Research fellow in the lab of Prof. Annegret Wilde at Freiburg University. His research interests include how behaviors and functions of molecules govern the cellular physiology of microorganisms in a ecology-relevant context. He is working on his independent research projects with many excellent collaborators and smart students that he supervises.

Keywords: photoreceptors ∙ cyanobacteriochromes ∙ second messengers ∙ cyclic di-GMP ∙ cyanobacteria ∙ Thermosynechococcus

Interests

  • Photobiology
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology

Education

  • PhD in Life Sciences, 2016

    The University of Tokyo (Prof. Masahiko Ikeuchi lab.)

  • M.S in Life Sciences, 2013

    The University of Tokyo

  • B.L.A. in Basic Life Sciences, 2011

    The University of Tokyo

Skills

Molecular Biology

★★★★★

Culturing/Physiology

★★★★★

Microscopy

★★

English

★★★★ (German: ★)

Photography

★★

Coding

Experience

 
 
 
 
 

JSPS Overseas Research fellow

Freiburg University

Jul 2020 – Present Freiburg, Germany
Working on independent projects in the lab of Prof. Annegret Wilde.
 
 
 
 
 

Post-doc/EMBO Long-Term Fellow

Freiburg University

Feb 2018 – Jun 2020 Freiburg, Germany
Working on independent projects in the lab of Prof. Annegret Wilde.
 
 
 
 
 

Assistant Professor

The University of Tokyo

Apr 2016 – Jan 2018 Tokyo, Japan
Lab Head was Prof. Masahiko Ikeuchi. Taught Experimental course of Basic biology.

Funding and Honors/Awards

Grant-in-aid for Young Scientists (B)

Principal Investigator. Project title: c-di-GMP signaling network underpinning lifestyle transitions in response to incident light color

Research Fellowships for Young Scientists for Doctoral Course Students (DC1)

Research Fellow. Project title: Elucidation of cyanobacteriochrome-mediated c-di-GMP signaling system

Projects

Light signaling in cyanobacteria

How microorganisms see the world?

Contact

  • gen.enomoto [at] biologie.uni-freiburg.de
  • 0761 2036948
  • Schänzlestr. 1, Freiburg, 79104
  • DM Me