Institute of Advanced Biosciences, Keio University
Masaru Tomita is a Professor and the Director General of the Institute for Advanced Biosciences, Keio University. He received Ph.D. in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University (1985), Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Kyoto University (1994) and Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from Keio University (1998). He is a recipient of Presidential Young Investigators Award from National Science Foundation of USA (1988) and various other awards. His current research field includes Systems Biology, Metabolomics, and Computational Biology.
What first made you choose to submit to BioMed Central?
(1) Speed of publication is crucial
(2) Open access articles are read by more people
How have you found your experiences publishing with BioMed Central?
Speedy review process and speedy publication.
What do you believe are the benefits of open access publishing for the Japanese research community?
Open access is the scientific publication of the future.