Kazunori Shinomiya, Ph.D.

Research Scientist, Neural Circuits and Algorithms, CCN, Flatiron Institute

Kazunori Shinomiya is a Research Scientist in the Neural Circuits and Algorithms group working on the wasp brain connectome project. Before joining the team in August 2021, Kazunori worked on electron microscopy-based connectomics of the fruit fly brain in the FlyEM Project Team at HHMI’s Janelia Research Campus. He earned a PhD in Computational Biology from the University of Tokyo, Japan, contributing to a standard atlas and a nomenclature system of the insect brain using confocal laser scanning microscopy. He also worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Dalhousie University, Canada, on the neuroanatomy of the fly’s visual system.

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