About the Editor

Katsushi Tokunaga, Editor-in-Chief

Professor Katsushi Tokunaga has been engaged in genome-wide research of human genetic factors for a variety of multi-factorial diseases. He has also been studying genome diversity in various Asian populations.

Immune-mediated diseases and infectious diseases are major targets of his research projects, and he is very interested in interactive effects of pathogen genome variation and host genome variation. He has currently published more than 500 peer-reviewed original articles. He is Editorial Board member of several international academic journals and was Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Human Genetics for six years, before stepping down in late 2013.