• Yoko Nagai

    Genome Researcher

    Bioinformatics and molecular biologist


    Feb 2017 - present

    バリノス株式会社 共同創業者、CTO

    Co-founder, CTO

    Varinos Inc, Japan


    Jul 2014 - Feb 2017

    イルミナ株式会社 リサーチ営業本部 シーケンシングスペシャリスト

    Sequencing Specialist, Sales Department

    Illumina KK, Tokyo, Japan


    Mar 2013 - Jun 2014

    東海大学医学部 基礎医学系分子生命科学 研究員

    Postdoctoral Research fellow, Biomedical Informatics Laboratory,

    Division of Basic Medical Science and Molecular Medicine, Department of Molecular Life Science,Tokai University School of Medicine, Kanagawa, Japan


    Apr 2011 - Fub 2013

    産業技術総合研究所 バイオメディシナル情報研究センター分子システム情報統合チーム 研究員
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Integrated Database and Systems Biology Team, Biomedicinal Information Research Center

    National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tokyo, Japan


    Apr 2008 - Mar 2011

    東京大学大学院薬学部 博士課程修了
    Ph.D., Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tokyo University, Tokyo, Japan


    Apr 2006 - Mar2008

    M.Sc., Department of Developmental and Regenerative Biology, Tokyo Medical and Dental University,Tokyo, Japan


    Apr 2002 – Mar 2006

    Department of Molecular Biology, School of Life Sciences, Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Sciences






    Developed databases at Tokai University School of Medicine and AIST


    VarySysDB Disease Edition (VaDE) is a literature based genetic trait and genomic information database.

    • Reproducible SNP-trait associations in each populations.

    • Significant SNP-trait associations reported in GWAS.

    • SNP related functional information.

    Nagai Y, et al., Nucl. Acids Res. (2014).


    RAvariome is a genetic risk variants database for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) based on assessment of reproducibility between or within human populations.

    • Confirmed RA genetic risk variants.

    • Genetic risk prediction tool for RA.

    Nagai Y and Imanishi T. Database (2013).


    H-Inv Extended Protein Database (H-EPD) is a merged data set of H-Inv proteins and other protein databases and present a new strategy of database-driven proteome research that makes full use of transcriptome data.



    Genome Business Meetup

    2017年 開始予定

    Women who love bioinfomatics

    2015年 設立 - 現在

    Young Researchers Group for Computational/Omics/Systems Biology in Japan

    2014年 年会長