Profile & Research Interest
Tomoyoshi Soga, Ph.D.
Institute for Advanced Biosciences (IAB), Keio University
Graduate School of Media and Governance, Keio University
Faculty of Environment and Information Studies, Keio University
School of Medicine, Keio University
Human Metabolome Technologies, Inc.
Professor Soga majored in applied chemistry and graduated from Keio University. He then spent 17 years as an application chemist for HPLC and capillary electrophoresis (CE) at Yokogawa Corp. and Yokogawa Analytical Systems Inc. He obtained his Ph.D. from Toyohashi University of Technology in 2000. He has joined IAB in April 2001. He is a pioneer in the development of CE-MS technologies and his research interests include development of CE-MS methods for metabolome analysis, understanding cancer metabolism, and biomarker discovery.
He co-founded Human Metabolome Technologies , a biotechnology company developing CE-MS-based metabolomics technologies and solution to drive drug discovery, diagnosis, and food production in 2003, where he serves as the Technical Advisory Board (a spin-off from Keio university).
Major Research Activities
Cancer Metabolism, Biomarker discovery
Metabolome, Cancer Metabolism, Analytical Chemistry, Capillary electrophoresis, Mass spectrometry etc