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Toru Miura - University of Tokyo, Japan

Toru Miura
University of Tokyo, Japan

Toru Miura was Associate Professor at Hokkaido University, Sapporo, and recently nominated Professor at the Misaki Marine Biological Station is now with the University of Tokyo. He completed his undergraduate and graduate studies (PhD) at the University of Tokyo  Toru Miura’s research is on the developmental mechanisms of phenotype-specific characters underlying the polyphenism in ants, termites and aphids. He is working on these topics in terms of the alteration of body plan in response to environmental signals, and trying to understand the evolutionary process underlying the interaction between ontogeny and environment. Toru has poblished over 130 scientific papers on these topics.