Todd Taylor

Introduction

I am Team Leader of the Laboratory for Integrated Bioinformatics in the Core for Precise Measuring and Modeling at the RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences in Yokohama, Japan. I've been a research scientist at RIKEN since October, 1998. I received my Ph.D. in Molecular and Medical Genetics from Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Oregon.

Contact Information

Laboratory for Integrated Bioinformatics
RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences
1-7-22 Suehiro-cho, Tsurumi-ku
Yokohama, Kanagawa 230-0045 Japan
Tel: +81 (0)45 503-7034 (ext. 6271)
Fax: +81 (0)45 503-9694
E-mail: taylor@riken.jp
Twitter: #ToddTaylorRIKEN
ORCID: 0000-0003-4247-6253
ResearcherID: A-7121-2009

RIKEN Publications

  • "Whole exome sequencing in eight Thai patients with Leber Congenital Amaurosis reveals mutations in the CTNNA1 and CYP4V2 genes." Jinda W, Taylor TD, Suzuki Y, Thongnoppakhun W, Limwongse C, Lertrit P, Trinavarat A, Atchaneeyasakul LO. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 58(4):2413-2420. (April 1, 2017) PMID 28453600
  • "Draft genome sequence of Magnetovibrio blakemorei strain MV-1, a marine vibrioid magnetotactic bacterium." Trubitsyn D, Abreu F, Ward FB, Taylor T, Hattori M, Kondo S, Trivedi U, Staniland S, Lins U, Bazylinski DA. Genome Announcements 4(6):e01330-16. (November 23, 2016) PMID 27881550
  • "Comparative metagenomic analysis of PAH degradation in soil by a mixed microbial consortium." Zafra G, Taylor TD, Absalón AE, Cortés-Espinosa DV. Journal of Hazardous Materials 318:702-710. (July 26, 2016) PMID 27484946
  • "The rubber tree genome shows expansion of gene family associated with rubber biosynthesis [1]." Lau N-S, Makita Y, Kawashima M, Taylor TD, Kondo S, Othman AS, Shu-Chien AC, Matsui M. Scientific Reports 6:28594. (June 24, 2016) PMID 27339202
  • "MetaTreeMap: an alternative visualization method for displaying metagenomic phylogenic trees [2]." Hebrard M, Taylor TD. PLOS One 11(6):e0158261. (June 23, 2016) PMID 27336370
  • "A novel start codon mutation of the MERTK gene in a patient with retinitis pigmentosa." Jinda W, Poungvarin N, Taylor TD, Suzuki Y, Thongnoppakhun W, Limwongse C, Lertrit P, Suriyaphol P, Atchaneeyasakul L. Molecular Vision 22:342-351. (April 21, 2016) PMID 27122965
  • "Comparative genome analyses of novel Mangrovimonas-like strains isolated from estuarine mangrove sediments reveal xylan and arabinan utilization genes." Dinesh B, Lau NS, Furusawa G, Kim SW, Taylor TD, Foong S, Chong A. Marine Genomics 25:115-121. (January 11, 2016) PMID 26795059
  • "Complete genome sequence of Streptomyces sp. strain CFMR 7, a natural rubber degrading actinomycete isolated from Penang, Malaysia." Nanthini J, Chia K-H, Thottathil GP, Taylor TD, Kondo S, Najimudin N, Baybayan P, Singh S, Sudesh K. J Biotechnol 214:47-48. (September 12, 2015) PMID 26376470
  • "Whole genome amplification approach reveals novel polyhydroxyalkanoate synthases (PhaCs) from Japan Trench and Nankai Trough seawater." Foong CP, Lau N-S, Deguchi S, Toyofuku T, Taylor T, Sudesh K, Matsui M. BMC Microbiol 17(1):7 [Epub ahead of print]. (December 24, 2014) PMID 25539583
  • "Genome sequence of the tsetse fly (Glossina morsitans): vector of African trypanosomiasis." International Glossina Genome Initiative. Science 344(6182):380-386. (April 25, 2014) PMID 24763584
  • "Whole exome sequencing in Thai patients with retinitis pigmentosa reveals novel mutations in six genes." Jinda W, Taylor TD, Suzuki Y, Thongnoppakhun W, Limwongse C, Lertrit P, Suriyaphol P, Trinavarat A, Atchaneeyasakul LO. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 55(4):2259-2268. (April 7, 2014) PMID 24618324
  • "Comparative analysis of DNA word abundances in four yeast genomes using a novel statistical background model." Hariharan R, Simon R, Pillai MR, Taylor TD. PLoS One 8(3):e58038. (March 5, 2013) PMID 23472131
  • "Acetate-producing bifidobacteria protect the host from enteropathogenic infection via carbohydrate transporters." Fukuda S, Toh H, Taylor TD, Ohno H, Hattori M. Gut Microbes 3(5):449-454. (September 1, 2012) PMID 22825494
  • "Functional assignment of metagenomic data: challenges and applications." Prakash T, Taylor TD [3]. Briefings in Bioinformatics 13(E6):1-17. (July 6, 2012) PMID 22772835
  • "Fast and accurate taxonomic assignments of metagenomic sequences using MetaBin." Sharma VK, Kumar N, Prakash T, Taylor TD. PLoS ONE 7(3):e34030. (April 4, 2012) PMID 22496776
  • "Characteristics of nucleosomes and linker DNA regions on the genome of the basidiomycete Mixia osmundae revealed by mono- and dinucleosome mapping." Nishida H, Kondo S, Matsumoto T, Suzuki Y, Yoshikawa H, Taylor TD, Sugiyama J. Open Biology 2(4):120043. (April, 2012) PMID 22724063
  • "Complete genome sequences of Arcobacter butzleri ED-1 and Arcobacter sp. strain L, both isolated from a microbial fuel cell." Toh H, Sharma VK, Oshima K, Kondo S, Hattori M, Ward FB, Free A, Taylor TD. J Bacteriol 193(22):6411-6412. (November, 2011) PMID 22038970
  • "Complete genome sequences of rat and mouse segmented filamentous bacteria, a potent inducer of Th17 cell differentiation." Prakash T, Oshima K, Morita H, Fukuda S, Imaoka A, Kumar N, Sharma VK, Takahashi M, Saitou N, Taylor TD, Ohno H, Umesaki Y, Hattori M. Cell Host & Microbe 10(3):273-284. (September 15, 2011) PMID 21925114
  • "Genomes of two chronological isolates (Helicobacter pylori 2017 and 2018) of the West African Helicobacter pylori strain 908 obtained from a single patient." Avasthi TS, Devi SH, Taylor TD, Kumar N, Baddam R, Kondo S, Suzuki Y, Lamouliatte H, Mégraud F, Ahmed N. J Bacteriol 193(13):3385-3386. (July, 2011) PMID 21515762
  • "Bifidobacteria can protect from enteropathogenic infection through production of acetate." Fukuda S, Toh H, Hase K, Oshima K, Nakanishi Y, Yoshimura K, Tobe T, Clarke JM, Topping DL, Suzuki T, Taylor TD, Itoh K, Kikuchi J, Morita H, Hattori M, Ohno H. Nature 469(7331):543-547. (January 26, 2011) PMID 21270894
  • "Expression of conjoined genes: another mechanism for gene regulation in eukaryotes." Prakash T, Sharma VK, Adati N, Ozawa R, Kumar N, Nishida Y, Fujikake T, Takeda T, Taylor TD. PLoS ONE 5(10):1-9 e13284. (October 12, 2010) PMID 20967262
  • "The genome of Helicobacter pylori strain 908." Devi SH, Taylor TD, Avasthi TS, Kondo S, Suzuki Y, Megraud F, Ahmed N. J Bacteriol 192(24):6488-6489. (October 15, 2010) PMID 20952566
  • "Complete genome sequence of the wild-type commensal Escherichia coli strain SE15, belonging to phylogenetic group B2." Toh H, Oshima K, Toyoda A, Ogura Y, Ooka T, Sasamoto H, Park SH, Iyoda S, Kurokawa K, Morita H, Itoh K, Taylor TD, Hayashi T, Hattori M. J Bacteriol 192(4):1165-1166. (December 11, 2009) PMID 20008064
  • "MetaBioME: a database to explore commercially useful enzymes in metagenomic datasets." Sharma VK, Kumar N, Prakash T, Taylor TD. Nucleic Acids Research 38(Database):D468-D472. (November 11, 2009) PMID 19906710
  • "Complete genome sequence of the probiotic Lactobacillus rhamnosus ATCC 53103." Morita H, Toh H (co-first author), Oshima K, Murakami M, Taylor TD, Igimi S, Hattori M. J Bacteriol 191(24):7630-7631. (October 9, 2009) PMID 19820099
  • "The human intestinal microbiome: A new frontier of human biology." Hattori M, Taylor TD. DNA Research 16(1):1-12. (January 15, 2009) PMID 19147530
  • "Genome of an endosymbiont coupling N2 fixation to cellulolysis within protist cells in termite gut." Hongoh Y*, Sharma VK*, Prakash T, Noda S, Toh H, Taylor TD, Kudo T, Sakaki Y, Toyoda A, Hattori M, Ohkuma M (* These authors contributed equally to this work). Science 322(5904):1108-1109. (November 14, 2008) PMID 19008447
  • "Complete genome sequence and comparative analysis of the wild-type commensal Escherichia coli strain SE11 isolated from a healthy adult." Oshima K*, Toh H*, Ogura Y, Sasamoto H, Morita H, Park SH, Ooka T, Iyoda S, Taylor TD, Hayashi T, Itoh K, Hattori M. (*Toh H and Oshima K contributed equally to this work). DNA Research 15(6):375-386. (October 17, 2008) PMID 18931093
  • "Complete genome of the uncultured Termite Group 1 bacteria in a single host protist cell." Hongoh Y*, Sharma VK*, Prakash T, Noda S, Taylor TD, Kudo T, Sakaki T, Toyoda A, Hattori M, Ohkuma M (* These authors contributed equally to this work). Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 105(14):5555-5560. (April 8, 2008) PMID 18391199
  • "Comparative metagenomics revealed commonly enriched gene sets in human gut microbiomes." Kurokawa K, Itoh T, Kuwahara T, Oshima K, Toh H, Toyoda A, Takami H, Morita H, Sharma VK, Srivastava TP, Taylor TD, Noguchi H, Mori H, Ogura Y, Ehrlich DS, Itoh K, Takagi T, Sakaki Y, Hayashi T, Hattori M. DNA Research 14(4):169-181. (August, 2007) PMID 17916580
  • "A comprehensive analysis of allelic methylation status of CpG islands on human chromosome 11q: Comparison with chromosome 21q." Yamada Y, Shirakawa T, Taylor TD, Okamura K, Soejima H, Uchiyama M, Iwasaka T, Mukai T, Muramoto K-I, Sakaki Y, Ito T. DNA Seq 17(4):300-306. (August, 2006) PMID 17312950
  • "Human chromosome 11 DNA sequence and analysis including novel gene identification." Taylor TD, Noguchi H, Totoki Y, Toyoda A, Kuroki Y, Dewar K, Lloyd C, Itoh T, Takeda T, Kim D-W, She X, Barlow KF, Bloom T, Bruford E, Chang JL, Cuomo CA, Eichler E, FitzGerald MG, Jaffe DB, LaButti K, Nicol R, Park H-S, Seaman C, Sougnez C, Yang X, Zimmer AR, Zody MC, Birren BW, Nusbaum C, Fujiyama A, Hattori M, Rogers R, Lander ES, Sakaki Y. Nature 440(7083):497-500. (March 23, 2006) PMID 16554811
  • "Comparative analysis of chimpanzee and human Y chromosomes unveils complex evolutionary pathway." Kuroki Y, Toyoda A, Noguchi H, Taylor TD, Itoh T, Kim D-S, Kim D-W, Choi S-H, Kim I-C, Choi HH, Kim YS, Satta Y, Saitou N, Yamada T, Morishita S, Hattori M, Sakaki Y, Park H-S, Fujiyama A. Nat Genet 38(2):157-167. (February, 2006) PMID 16388311
  • "Identification of large ancient duplications associated with human gene deserts." Itoh T, Toyoda A, Taylor TD, Sakaki Y, Hattori M. Nat Genet 37(10):1041-1043. (October, 2005) PMID 16186813
  • "DNA sequence and analysis of human chromosome 18." Nusbaum C, Zody MC, Borowsky ML, Kamal M, Kodira CD, Taylor TD, Whittaker CA, Chang JL, Cuomo CA, Dewar K, FitzGerald MG, Yang X, Abouelleil A, Allen NR, Anderson S, Bloom T, Bugalter B, Butler J, Cook A, DeCaprio D, Engels R, Garber M, Gnirke A, Hafez N, Hall JL, Norman CH, Itoh T, Jaffe DB, Kuroki Y, Lehoczky J, Lui A, Macdonald P, Mauceli E, Mikkelsen TS, Naylor JW, Nicol R, Nguyen C, Noguchi H, O'Leary SB, Piqani B, Smith CL, Talamas JA, Topham K, Totoki Y, Toyoda A, Wain HM, Young SK, Zeng Q, Zimmer AR, Fujiyama A, Hattori M, Birren BW, Sakaki Y, Lander ES. Nature 437(7058):551-555. (September, 2005) PMID 16177791
  • "Finishing the euchromatic sequence of the human genome." International Human Genome Sequencing Consortium. Nature 431(7011):931-945. (October, 2004) PMID 15496913
  • "After 'completion': the changing face of human chromosomes 21 and 22." Taylor TD. Genome Biol 5(7):111-118. (June 30, 2004) PMID 15239819
  • "Integrative annotation of 21,037 human genes validated by full-length cDNA clones." Imanishi T, Itoh T, Suzuki Y, O'Donovan C, Fukuchi S, Koyanagi KO, Barrero RA, Tamura T, Yamaguchi-Kabata Y, Tanino M, Yura K, Miyazaki S, Ikeo K, Homma K, Kasprzyk A, Nishikawa T, Hirakawa M, Thierry-Mieg J, Thierry-Mieg D, Ashurst J, Jia L, Nakao M, Thomas MA, Mulder N, Karavidopoulou Y, Jin L, Kim S, Yasuda T, Lenhard B, Eveno E, Suzuki Y, Yamasaki C, Takeda J, Gough C, Hilton P, Fujii Y, Sakai H, Tanaka S, Amid C, Bellgard M, Bonaldo Mde F, Bono H, Bromberg SK, Brookes AJ, Bruford E, Carninci P, Chelala C, Couillault C, de Souza SJ, Debily MA, Devignes MD, Dubchak I, Endo T, Estreicher A, Eyras E, Fukami-Kobayashi K, Gopinath GR, Graudens E, Hahn Y, Han M, Han ZG, Hanada K, Hanaoka H, Harada E, Hashimoto K, Hinz U, Hirai M, Hishiki T, Hopkinson I, Imbeaud S, Inoko H, Kanapin A, Kaneko Y, Kasukawa T, Kelso J, Kersey P, Kikuno R, Kimura K, Korn B, Kuryshev V, Makalowska I, Makino T, Mano S, Mariage-Samson R, Mashima J, Matsuda H, Mewes HW, Minoshima S, Nagai K, Nagasaki H, Nagata N, Nigam R, Ogasawara O, Ohara O, Ohtsubo M, Okada N, Okido T, Oota S, Ota M, Ota T, Otsuki T, Piatier-Tonneau D, Poustka A, Ren SX, Saitou N, Sakai K, Sakamoto S, Sakate R, Schupp I, Servant F, Sherry S, Shiba R, Shimizu N, Shimoyama M, Simpson AJ, Soares B, Steward C, Suwa M, Suzuki M, Takahashi A, Tamiya G, Tanaka H, Taylor T, Terwilliger JD, Unneberg P, Veeramachaneni V, Watanabe S, Wilming L, Yasuda N, Yoo HS, Stodolsky M, Makalowski W, Go M, Nakai K, Takagi T, Kanehisa M, Sakaki Y, Quackenbush J, Okazaki Y, Hayashizaki Y, Hide W, Chakraborty R, Nishikawa K, Sugawara H, Tateno Y, Chen Z, Oishi M, Tonellato P, Apweiler R, Okubo K, Wagner L, Wiemann S, Strausberg RL, Isogai T, Auffray C, Nomura N, Gojobori T, Sugano S. PLoS Biol 2(6):856-875. (June, 2004) PMID 15103394
  • "DNA sequence and comparative analysis of chimpanzee chromosome 22." Watanabe H, Fujiyama A, Hattori M, Taylor TD, Toyoda A, Kuroki Y, Noguchi H, BenKahla A, Lehrach H, Sudbrak R, Kube M, Taenzer S, Galgoczy P, Platzer M, Scharfe M, Nordsiek G, Blocker H, Hellmann I, Khaitovich P, Paabo S, Reinhardt R, Zheng HJ, Zhang XL, Zhu GF, Wang BF, Fu G, Ren SX, Zhao GP, Chen Z, Lee YS, Cheong JE, Choi SH, Wu KM, Liu TT, Hsiao KJ, Tsai SF, Kim CG, Oota S, Kitano T, Kohara Y, Saitou N, Park HS, Wang SY, Yaspo ML, Sakaki Y. Nature 429(6990):382-388. (May, 2004) PMID 15164055
  • "Human versus chimpanzee chromosome-wide sequence comparison and its evolutionary implication." Chimpanzee Chromosome 22 Sequencing Consortium. Sakaki Y, Watanabe H, Taylor T, Hattori M, Fujiyama A, Toyoda A, Kuroki Y, Itoh T, Saitou N, Oota S, Kim CG, Kitano T, Lehrach H, Yaspo ML, Sudbrak R, Kahla A, Reinhardt R, Kube M, Platzer M, Taenzer S, Galgoczy P, Kel A, Blöecker H, Scharfe M, Nordsiek G, Hellmann I, Khaitovich P, Pääbo S, Chen Z, Wang SY, Ren SX, Zhang XL, Zheng HJ, Zhu GF, Wang BF, Zhao GP, Tsai SF, Wu K, Liu TT, Hsiao KJ, Park HS, Lee YS, Cheong JE, Choi SH. Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol 68:455-460. (September 1, 2003) PMID 15338648
  • "Comparative genomic sequence analysis of the human chromosome 21 down syndrome critical region." Toyoda A, Noguchi H, Taylor TD, Ito T, Pletcher MT, Sakaki Y, Reeves RH, Hattori M. Genome Res 12(9):1323-1332. (September, 2002) PMID 12213769
  • "Identification of two novel primate-specific genes in DSCR." Takamatsu K, Maekawa K, Togashi T, Choi D-K, Suzuki Y, Taylor TD, Toyoda A, Sugano S, Fujiyama A, Hattori M, Sakaki Y, Takeda T. DNA Research 9(3):89-97. (June, 2002) PMID 12168953
  • "Construction and analysis of a human-chimpanzee comparative clone map." Fujiyama A, Watanabe H, Toyoda A, Taylor TD, Itoh T, Tsai S-F, Park H-S, Yaspo M-L, Lehrach H, Chen Z, Fu G, Saitou N, Osoegawa K, de Jong PJ, Suto Y, Hattori M, Sakaki Y. Science 295(5552):131-134. (January, 2002) PMID 11778049
  • "The human genome: Part three in the book of genes." Hattori M, Taylor TD. Nature 414(6866):854-855. (December 20, 2001) PMID 11780043
  • "Molecular cloning and characterization of a gene expressed in mouse developing tongue, mDscr5 gene, a homolog of human DSCR5 (Down syndrome Critical Region gene 5)." Choi DK, Suzuki Y, Yoshimura S, Togashi T, Hida M, Taylor TD, Wang Y, Sugano S, Hattori M, Sakaki Y. Mamm Genome 12(5):347-351. (May, 2001) PMID 11331941
  • "Initial sequencing and analysis of the human genome." International Human Genome Sequencing Consortium. Nature 409(6822):860-921. (February, 2001) PMID 11237011
  • "Architecture and anatomy of the genomic locus encoding the human leukemia-associated transcription factor RUNX1/AML1." Levanon D, Glusman G, Bangsow T, Ben-Asher E, Male DA, Avidan N, Bangsow C, Hattori M, Taylor TD, Taudien S, Blechschmidt K, Shimizu N, Rosenthal A, Sakaki Y, Lancet D, Groner Y. Gene 262(1-2):23-33. (January, 2001) PMID 11179664
  • "[Determination of DNA sequence of the whole chromosome 21]." Sakaki Y, Hattori M, Toyoda A, Watanabe H, Yada T, Taylor TD, Park HS, Totoki Y, Fujiyama A. Tanpakushitsu Kakusan Koso 45(15):2520-2527. (November, 2000) PMID 11086412
  • "A novel gene, DSCR5, from the distal Down syndrome critical region on chromosome 21q22.2." Togashi T, Choi DK, Taylor TD, Suzuki Y, Sugano S, Hattori M, Sakaki Y. DNA Res 7(3):207-212. (June, 2000) PMID 10907851
  • "The DNA sequence of human chromosome 21." Hattori M, Fujiyama A, Taylor TD, Watanabe H, Yada T, Park HS, Toyoda A, Ishii K, Totoki Y, Choi DK, Soeda E, Ohki M, Takagi T, Sakaki Y, Taudien S, Blechschmidt K, Polley A, Menzel U, Delabar J, Kumpf K, Lehmann R, Patterson D, Reichwald K, Rump A, Schillhabel M, Schudy A, Zimmermann W, Rosenthal A, Kudoh J, Shibuya K, Kawasaki K, Asakawa S, Shintani A, Sasaki T, Nagamine K, Mitsuyama S, Antonarakis SE, Minoshima S, Shimizu N, Nordsiek G, Hornischer K, Brant P, Scharfe M, Schon O, Desario A, Reichelt J, Kauer G, Blocker H, Ramser J, Beck A, Klages S, Hennig S, Riesselmann L, Dagand E, Haaf T, Wehrmeyer S, Borzym K, Gardiner K, Nizetic D, Francis F, Lehrach H, Reinhardt R, Yaspo ML. Nature 405(6784):311-319. (May, 2000) PMID 10830953

Opinion & Review Articles

  • "The bioinformatic challenge of metagenomics: a review of the current state." Taylor TD. Experimental Medicine special issue on "The Biology of Microbiota on Health and Disease" 32:68-75 [Japanese]. (March, 2014)
  • "The Japanese role in sequencing project." Taylor TD. Business Weekly Celebrating 50 Years of DNA:78-81. (2003)
  • "Annotating the human genome." Taylor TD. Kagaku 73:400-406. (2003)

Presentations

  • "When it comes to microbiome-related literature and media, are you sampling the whole data environment?." 6th International Human Microbiome Consortium Congress. Houston, Texas, USA. November 11, 2016. (Poster)
  • "Turning big data into small data through crowdsourced curation: integrating all types of medical and scientific knowledge." 66th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. October 20, 2016. (Poster)
  • "Turning 'big data' into 'small data' through crowdsourced curation: integrating all types of scientific knowledge." Genome Informatics. Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK. September 19-22, 2016. (Poster)
  • "Turning 'big data' into 'small data' through crowdsourced curation: integrating all types of scientific knowledge." European Conference on Computational Biology. The Hague, Netherlands. September 3-7, 2016. (Poster)
  • "Improving the connectivity, searchability and discoverability of scientific media through annotations with iCLiKVAL." Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital Special Lecture. Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand. June 20, 2016. (Invited Talk & Workshop)
  • "Turning 'big data' into 'small data' through crowdsourced curation: integrating all types of medical and scientific knowledge." 3rd AIST-RIKEN Joint Bioinformatics Seminar. RIKEN, Yokohama, Japan. June 1, 2016. (Invited Lecture)
  • "Improved discoverability and connectivity of all scientific media through iCLiKVAL annotations." Ninth International Biocuration Conference. Campus Biotech Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland. April 12, 2016. (Poster)
  • "Increasing discoverability and connectivity of scientific media through annotation with iCLiKVAL." Plant and Animal Genome XXIV Conference. Town and Country Hotel, San Diego, CA, USA. January 9-13, 2016. (Demonstration & Poster)
  • "Scientific Literature Curation Workshop - iCLiKVAL: Bioinformatics resource to increase scientific literature and media discovery through crowdsourcing." 29th Annual Conference of the International Mammalian Genome Society. Yokohama Port Opening Memorial Hall, Yokohama, Japan. November 9, 2015. (Workshop)
  • "Increasing discoverability and connectivity of scientific media through annotation with iCLiKVAL." Genome Informatics. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, New York, USA. October 30, 2015. (Poster)
  • "iCLiKVAL: an open-access tool for adding value to scientific literature one annotation at a time through the power of crowdsourcing." 65th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics. Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. October 10, 2015. (Talk)
  • "iCLiKVAL: Community resource for curating the vast wealth of microbiology-related literature through the power of crowdsourcing." 6th Congress of European Microbiologists. MECC Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands. June 9, 2015. (Poster)
  • "Interactive community resource for the manual curation of all scientific literature through the power of crowdsourcing." Biology of Genomes. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, New York, USA. May 8, 2015. (Poster)
  • "Interactive community resource for manual curation of all scientific literature through the power of crowdsourcing." 8th International Biocuration Conference. Beijing, China. April 24, 2015. (Talk & Poster)
  • "iCLiKVAL: Community resource for curating the vast wealth of metagenomic-related literature through the power of crowdsourcing." 5th International Human Microbiome Congress. Luxembourg. March 31 - April 2, 2015. (Poster)
  • "iCLiKVAL: Community resource for curating the vast wealth of scientific literature through the power of crowdsourcing." Human Genome Meeting. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. March 16, 2015. (Poster)
  • "Introduction to metagenomics; Metadata management, sampling considerations, experimental approaches, workflow summary." CCB-USM Workshop on Metagenomics. Centre for Chemical Biology, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia. December 1-4, 2014. (Invited Lecture & Co-organizer)
  • "iCLiKVAL: Interactive Crowdsourced Literature Key-Value Annotation Library - can manual literature curation actually be fun?." Genome Informatics. Churchill College, Cambridge, UK. September 22, 2014. (Talk)
  • "Online resources: databases, tools and pipelines; Introduction to the human genome project and metagenomics." 1st Workshop in Bioinformatics. School of Biological Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia. December 16-20, 2013. (Invited Lecture & Co-organizer)
  • "Metagenomics and barcoding." Poznan Summer School of Bioinformatics: Molecular Evolution & Phylogenomics. Collegium Biologicum at Campus UAM Morasko, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland. August 23, 2013. (Invited Lecture)
  • "Metagenomics and approaches to immunology." RIKEN RCAI-JSI International Symposium on Immunology. Yokohama, Japan. June 28, 2013. (Invited Talk & Session Chair)
  • "Metagenomics: an introduction and applications to health and the environment." Special Lecture. School of Biological Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia. April 19, 2013. (Invited Talk)
  • "Metagenomics: an introduction and applications to dentistry and oral health." International Symposium of Dentistry. Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan. March 9, 2013. (Invited Talk)
  • "Eye genetics, genomics and metagenomics." Annual Conference in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. Department of Ophthalmology, Siriraj Hospital Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand. January 20, 2012. (Invited Talk)
  • "Research history past, present, and future; An introduction to the human genome project; An introduction to comparative genomics; An introduction to metagenomics; Preparing effective slides & improving presentation skills." Genomics and Molecular Biology Applications for Pathogen Detection and Characterization. Pasteur Institute, Tunis, Tunisia. January 28 - February 7, 2012. (Invited Lectures & Co-organizer)
  • "An introduction to metagenomics; Preparing effective slides & improving presentation skills; Getting things done." Advanced International Course in Translational Bioinformatics. Pasteur Institute, Tunis, Tunisia. December 8-22, 2010. (Invited Lectures & Co-organizer)
  • "Fast and accurate taxonomic assignments of metagenomic sequences using MetaBin." Human Microbiome Research Conference. St. Louis, Missouri, USA. September 1, 2010. (Talk & Poster)
  • "Comprehensive identification and analysis of over-represented motifs in the yeast and human genomes." Genome Informatics. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, New York, USA. October 27-30, 2009. (Poster)
  • "MetaBioME: Exploring commercially useful enzymes in metagenomes." American Society of Human Genetics. Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. October 20-24, 2009. (Poster)
  • "CONJOIN: Database of human conjoined genes." The Biology of Genomes. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, New York, USA. May 5-9, 2009. (Poster)
  • "Co-transcription of genes into single transcripts: Another regulatory mechanism for gene expression in vertebrates." American Society of Human Genetics. Philadelphia, PA, USA. November 11-15, 2008. (Poster)
  • "Metagenomics of the human gut microbiome." HUGO Human Genome Meeting. Hyderabad, India. September 27-30, 2008. (Invited Talk)
  • "Co-transcription of genes into single transcripts: Another regulatory mechanism for gene expression in vertebrates." 7th Human Genome Organization-Pacific Meeting and 8th Asia-Pacific Conference on Human Genetics (HUGO-AP 2008). Cebu, Philippines. April 2-5, 2008. (Talk)
  • "Metagenomics – Implications and computational challenges." Bioinformatica Indica '08 - International Symposium on Computational Biology & Bioinformatics. Centre for Bioinformatics, University of Kerala, India. January 18, 2008. (Keynote Address)
  • "Human/chimp/meta- genome projects and analysis." Training Course and Workshop on Annotation and Bioinformatics Analysis of Glossina (Tsetse Fly) cDNAs. SANBI, Cape Town, South Africa. November 13, 2007. (Invited Talk)
  • "Co-transcription of genes into single transcripts: Another regulatory mechanism for gene expression in vertebrates." American Society of Human Genetics. San Diego, CA, USA. October 23-27, 2007. (Poster)
  • "Co-transcription of genes into single transcripts—Another regulatory mechanism for gene expression in vertebrates." Human Genome Meeting. Montreal, Canada. May 21-24, 2007. (Talk & Poster)
  • "Understanding human genome (structural) evolution through chimpanzee and mouse comparisons." Bioinformatics and Comparative Genome Analysis Course [4]. Institut Pasteur Tunis, Tunisia. April 2, 2007. (Invited talk)
  • "The tsetse fly (Glossina morsitans morsitans) genome project and full-length cDNA sequence analysis." Theileria - Echinococcus - Babesia - Tsetse Fly Genome Meeting. Hotel Milione, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan. January 26-28, 2007. (Invited talk)
  • "The progress of Glossina genomics at RIKEN GSC." Fourth Meeting of the International Glossina Genomics Initiative (IGGI). Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK. December 15-16, 2006. (Invited talk)
  • "Transcription mediated chimerisms: new genes or artifacts of transcription." All Human Genes Functional Annotation (AHG FA) 2006 Strategic Meeting #2. JBIRC, Tokyo, Japan. October 24, 2006. (Invited talk)
  • "Co-transcription in the human genome: new genes or alternative transcripts." 11th International Congress of Human Genetics (ICHG). Brisbane, Australia. August 6-10, 2006. (Poster)
  • "Gene-combining read-through transcription in the human genome: new genes or alternative transcripts." 20th International Congress of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (IUBMB). Kyoto, Japan. June 18-23, 2006. (Poster)
  • "Co-transcription in the human genome: new genes or alternative transcripts." 11th Annual Human Genome Meeting (HGM2006). Helsinki, Finland. May 31 - June 3, 2006. (Poster)
  • "The DNA sequence and analysis of human chromosome 11." Joint 6th Human Genome Organization (HUGO) Pacific Meeting & 7th Asia-Pacific Human Genetics Conference (HUGO-AP 2006). Taipei, Taiwan. March 6-10, 2006. (Talk)
  • "Gene-combining read-through transcription in the human genome: new genes or alternative transcripts." Advances in Genome Biology & Technology. Marco Island, Florida, USA. February 8-11, 2006. (Talk)

Pre-RIKEN Publications

  • "Segregation analysis of Parkinson disease." Zareparsi S, Taylor TD, Harris EL, Payami H. Am J Med Genet 80(4):410-417. (December, 1998) PMID 9856574
  • "Confirmation of linkage of Clouston syndrome (hidrotic ectodermal dysplasia) to 13q11-q12.1 with evidence for multiple independent mutations." Taylor TD, Hayflick SJ, McKinnon W, Guttmacher AE, Hovnanian A, Litt M, Zonana J. J Invest Dermatol 111(1):83-85. (July, 1998) PMID 9665391
  • "Homozygosity mapping of Hallervorden-Spatz syndrome to chromosome 20p12.3-p13." Taylor TD, Litt M, Kramer P, Pandolfo M, Angelini L, Nardocci N, Davis S, Pineda M, Hattori H, Flett PJ, Cilio MR, Bertini E, Hayflick SJ. Nat Genet 14(4):479-481. (December, 1996) PMID 8944032
  • "Clouston syndrome (hidrotic ectodermal dysplasia) is not linked to keratin gene clusters on chromosomes 12 and 17." Hayflick SJ, Taylor TD, McKinnon W, Guttmacher AE, Litt M, Zonana J. J Invest Dermatol 107(1):11-14. (July, 1996) PMID 8752831
  • "The apolipoprotein E/CI/CII gene cluster and late-onset Alzheimer disease." Yu C-E, Payami H, Olson JM, Boehnke M, Wijsman EM, Orr HT, Kukull WA, Goddard KA, Nemens E, White JA, Alonso ME, Taylor TD, Ball MJ, Kaye J, Morris J, Chui H, Sadovnick AD, Martin GM, Larson EB, Heston LL, Bird TD, Schellenberg GD. Am J Hum Genet 54(4):631-642. (April, 1994) PMID 8128960

Memberships

Date(s) Organization
2016-Present International Society for Biocuration (ISB)
2016-Present European Society of Human Genetics (ESHG)
2014-Present EBIHUGO Gene Nomenclature Committee (HGNC) Scientific Advisory Board
2013-Present International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB)
2008-Present International Society for Microbial Ecology (ISME)
1999-Present Human Genome Organization (HUGO)
1996-Present American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG)
2006-2012 HUGO Council (3-year term), re-elected to 2nd term
1998-2010 Molecular Biology Society of Japan (MBSJ)