Takakazu Yumoto

Professor, Director of CICASP

CICASP, PRI - Ecology and Social Behavior

Research

Our laboratory is concentration on foods and habitats of primates, feeding behavior, and relationships between primates and other organisms, mainly in Yakushima Island in Japan, and many tropical forests in Malaysia, Congo RD, Gabon, Brazil. Graduate students belong to Primatology and Wildlife Research, Division of Biological Science, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University. Please visit us at Inuyama, Aichi Prefecture, if you are interested in Yakushima Island or tropical rainforests.

Background

Academic background

  • Mar. 1982: Graduated from Faculty of Science, Kyoto University.
  • Mar. 1984: Obtained Master Degree in Botany from Department of Botany, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University.
  • Sep. 1987: Obtained Ph. D Degree in Botany from Department of Botany, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University.

Employment Record

  • Research Fellow, JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science), Apr.1987- Mar.1989
  • Assistant Professor, Kobe University (College for Liberal Arts) Apr.1989-Mar.1992
  • Lecturer, Kobe University (Department of Biology, Faculty of Science) Apr.1992-Nov.1994
  • Associate Professor, Kyoto University (Center for Ecological Research) Dec. 1994-Mar. 2003
  • Professor, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Apr. 2003-Mar. 2012
  • Professor, Kyoto University (Primate Research Institute) Apri.2012- up to now

Selected Publications

For a complete list of publications, see the curriculum vitae attached to this profile.

Contact

Takakazu Yumoto, Professor
Section of Ecology and Conservation,
Department of Ecology and Social Behavior,
Kyoto University Primate Research Institute
41-2 Kanrin, Inuyama, Aichi, Japan 484-8506