Yasubumi Sakakibara is a researcher at Keio Quantum Computing Center. At KQCC, his research centers on applications of quantum computing to bioinformatics and machine learning including construction of kernel functions and medical image analysis.
Yasubumi Sakakibara received the doctor of science degree from the Tokyo Institute of Technology in 1991. He spent one year as a postdoc at UC Santa Cruz and collaborated with Prof. David Haussler on the project of stochastic context-free grammars for modeling RNAs. He also worked for Fujitsu Laboratory.
Yasubumi Sakakibara is currently a full professor with the Department of Biosciences and Informatics at Keio University, Japan. His research interests include bioinformatics, metagenomics, virtual screening, quantum computing, and artificial intelligence.