Daisuke Yamamoto, Japanese life science researcher, educator. Achievements include isolation of drosophila mutants defective in sexual behavior. Recipient Brain Science award Brain Science Foundation, Tokyo, 1994.
Yamamoto, Daisuke was born on March 12, 1954 in Tokyo. Son of Tatsuro and Maki (Okada) Yamamoto.
Bachelor, Tokyo University Agriculture and Technology, Fuchu, Japan, 1976. Master of Arts, Tokyo University Agriculture and Technology, Fuchu, Japan, 1978. Doctor of Science, University Hokkaido, Sapporo, Japan, 1981.
Junior researcher Mitsubishi Kasei Institute Life Sciences, Machida, Japan, 1980-1989, senior researcher Japan, 1989-1999, director ERATO Yamamoto project Japan, 1994-1999. Fellow Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, 1981-1983. Visiting scientist Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, United States, 1993, University Paris XI, Orsay, France, 1994-1996.
Professor Waseda University School Human Science, since 1999. Professor School of Science Engineering Waseda University, since 2003.
Achievements include isolation of drosophila mutants defective in sexual behavior.
Author: Molecular Genetics of Instinct, 1994, Molecular Dynamics in the Developing Drosophila Eye, 1996, Brain and Memory, 1997, Genes Controlling Behavior, 1997, The Changing Brain, 1999. Member editorial board Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology, since 1983.
Married Sumiko Hara, May 6, 1985. Children: Asami, Kinumi.