November, 2018

Choongwon Jeong, Group Leader of the Population Genetics/MHAAM Group at Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, visited the lab and gave a talk entitled “Tracing evolution of inner Eurasian genetic structure using genome-wide data”.

October, 2018


Shigeki joined Future Perspective on Ancient Genomics in East Asia (Tokyo National Museum Kuroda Memorial Hall, Tokyo, Japan) and gave a talk entitled “Identifying the Origin of Natural Selection in Modern Japanese”.


September, 2018

Niall and Shigeki joined Irish Society of Human Genetics 2018 (Croke Park, Dublin, Ireland). Niall presented his poster entitled “A simulation study on the origin of natural selection in an admixed population”.

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Anastasija Walsh, an undergraduate student from Molecular Medicine, joined the lab and has started her project on genomic profiling of immune cells.


July, 2018

Our review paper was published in Current Opinion in Genetics & Development.

A collaborative paper was published in Science.


April, 2018

Two master students (Keerthana Saravanarajan and Blánaid Ní Chuinneagáin) from M.Sc. Molecular Medicine joined the lab. Keerthana will work on immunogenomic profiling, and Blánaid will work on computational analysis of human genetic variation.


December, 2017

Shigeki had a meeting with the Lithuanian Ambassador in Ireland, Egidijus Meilūnas, and discussed research collaborations.

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November, 2017

Oisin Roche-lancaster, an undergraduate student from Molecular Medicine, joined the lab and has started his project on immunogenomics.


September, 2017

Niall Cooke, a PhD student, joined the lab.


July, 2017

Our review paper was published in Current Psychiatry Reports.


June, 2017

Evan Koch, a PhD student (Novembre lab) at University of Chicago, visited the lab and gave a talk on "The effects of demography on deleterious variation: population differences and selection inferences".

A collaborative paper was published in PLOS ONE.


April, 2017

Shigeki joined European Mathematical Genetics Meeting 2017 (Estonian Genome Center, Tartu, Estonia) and presented a talk on "Estimating the onsets of selection on new mutations and standing variation in human populations".

A collaborative paper was published in The Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.


March, 2017

Shigeki visited Nanyang Technological University (Singaopore) to join the GenomeAsia 100K meeting and gave a short talk.


February, 2017

Shigeki joined Immunogenomics of disease: accelerating to patient benefit (Wellcome Genome Campus, Cambridge, UK) and presented a poster entitled "Testing a host-microbiome interaction in the susceptibility of TNFSF15 to Crohn’s disease in the Ryukyu Islands".

Our paper was published in Human Genetics.


November, 2016

A collaborative paper was published in Nature Communications. The paper was highlighted in Nature News and Science News.


September, 2016

Shigeki started Ussher Assistant Professor in Genomic Medicine at School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin.