About the PI

Ryohei Thomas Nakano, PhD

DFG-funded Principal Investigator
Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research

Dad of 4.
Loves music.
1.FC Köln / Yokohama Baystars

ORCID ID: 0000-0001-5973-2300
Publon: 1204864/ryohei-thomas-nakano/

1984 Nov
Born in California, USA

2007 Mar
Bachelor of Science

Faculty of Science, Kyoto University
(Ikuko Hara-Nishimura’s group)

2009 Mar
Master of Science

Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University
(Ikuko Hara-Nishimura’s group)

2012 Mar
Doctor of Science (PhD equivalent)

Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University
(Ikuko Hara-Nishimura’s group)

2012 Apr – 2013 Mar
Postdoctoral researcher

Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University
(Ikuko Hara-Nishimura’s group)

2013 Apr – 2018 Dec
Postdoctoral researcher

Department of Plant Microbe Interactions
Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research
(Paul Schulze-Lefert’s group)

2013 Jul – 2015 Jun
Postdoctral Fellowship for Research Abroad

Funded by the Japanese Society for the Promotin of Science (JSPS)

Department of Plant Microbe Interactions
Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research
(Paul Schulze-Lefert’s group)

2015 Jul – 2018 Dec
Postdoctral programme

Cluster of Excellence on Plant Science (CEPLAS)
Funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG)

Department of Plant Microbe Interactions
Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research
(Paul Schulze-Lefert’s group)

2019 Jan – now
Principal Investigator

“Temporary Positions for Principal Investigator” (Eigene Stelle)
Funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG)

Department of Plant Microbe Interactions
Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research
(Paul Schulze-Lefert’s group)