RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science
Full name: Lam-Son Phan Tran
||#E610 6F East Research Building,
1-7-22 Suehiro, Tsurumi, Yokohama, Kanagawa 230-0045 Japan
Unit Leader, Signaling Pathway Research
Unit, RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science
- 09/1994-08/1997: Szent Istvan University, Hungary
Qualification: Doctor of Philosophy in Biological Science
- 09/1988-08/1994: Szent Istvan University, Hungary
Qualification: Master of Sciences in Agricultural Sciences (specialised in Biotechnology)
- 01/2009 - current: Unit Leader, Signaling Research Pathway Unit, Gene Discovery Research Group, RIKEN Plant Science Center, Yokohama, JAPAN.
- 08/2007 - 12/2008: Senior Research Scientist, Soybean Genomics and Biotechnology Laboratory, Division of Plant Science, National Center for Soybean Biotechnology, University of Missouri-Columbia, MO, USA.
- 10/2003 - 07/2007: Special Researcher, Biological Resources Division, Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS).
- 10/2001 - 09/2003: JIRCAS fellow, Biological Resources Division, Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS).
- 02/2001 - 09/2001: JSPS postdoctoral fellow, Department of Microbial Cell Biology, Graduate School of Biological Science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology.
- 12/1998 - 11/2000: STA postdoctoral fellow at Applied Bacteriology Laboratory, Division of Microbiology, National Food Research Institute, Tsukuba, Japan.
- 07/1998 - 11/1998: Senior Researcher of Phylaxia company in conjunction with Department of Biotechnology and Molecular Genetics of Szent Istvan University, Hungary.
- 09/1997 - 06/1998: Researcher of Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Molecular Genetics Group in conjunction with Department of Biotechnology and Molecular Genetics of Szent Istvan University, Hungary.
Current Research Interests
- Signaling pathway(s) regulating stress (drought, high salinity and cold) responses and plant development in Arabidopsis model plant and important crops, such as soybean.
- Improvement of stress tolerance of economically important crops.