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The University of Tokyo
Graduate School of Science, Department of Biological Sciences
Job title
Ph.D.(The University of Tokyo)

Research Areas


Published Papers

Takahashi T, Ihara Y
Theoretical Population Biology   128 27-38   Aug 2019   [Refereed]
Nojo S, Ihara Y
Journal of Theoretical Biology   462 1-11   Feb 2019   [Refereed]
Kurokawa S, Wakano JY, Ihara Y
Games   9(4) 100   Dec 2018   [Refereed]
Nakahashi W, Horiuchi S, Ihara Y
Population Ecology   60 127-142   Apr 2018   [Refereed]
Kurokawa S, Ihara Y
Journal of Theoretical Biology   415 20-31   Feb 2017   [Refereed]
Tamura K, Ihara Y
Evolution and Human Behavior   38 117-124   Jan 2017   [Refereed]
Ihara Y, Collins DA, Oda R, Matsumoto-Oda A
Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology   70 1921-1930   Aug 2016   [Refereed]
Ihara Y
International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences 2nd edition (J. D. Wright editor-in-chief)   11 335-339   Apr 2015   [Refereed]
Tamura K, Kobayashi Y, Ihara Y
Journal of the Royal Society, Interface / the Royal Society   12(104) 20141285   Mar 2015   [Refereed]
Kurokawa S, Ihara Y
Theoretical Population Biology   84 1-8   Mar 2013   [Refereed]

Conference Activities & Talks

When and why language emerged
Ihara Y
Tokyo Lectures in Evolinguistics 2019   11 Mar 2019   
Cultural phylogeny and diffusion [Invited]
Ihara Y
The (co-)evolution of genes, languages, and music from data analyses to theoretical models   17 Jul 2018   
Dispersal to islands by the Pleistocene humans: evaluating alternative scenarios [Invited]
Ihara Y, Kaifu Y
The 1st AsioEvo Conference   18 Apr 2018   
Evolution of physical weakness by social selection through choice of collaborative partners
Ihara Y
Kyoto Conference on Evolinguistics   11 Nov 2017   
Quantifying cultural macro-evolution: A case study of the hinoeuma fertility drop
Tamura K, Ihara Y
Inaugural Cultural Evolution Society Conference   13 Sep 2017   
An introduction to mathematical modeling in evolutionary archaeology
Ihara Y
Perspectives on Prehistoric Cultural Evolution: From Archaeology to Behavioral Experiment (organized by K. Tamura, Y. Ihara, and H. Nakao)   7 Aug 2017   
Three phases of human evolution [Invited]
Ihara Y
Visions in Science: Branch and Connect   26 Sep 2015   
Mechanism that facilitates the evolution of cooperation
Kurokawa S, Ihara Y
Joint Meeting of the 5th China-Japan-Korea Colloquium on Mathematical Biology and the Japanese Society for Mathematical Biology   26 Aug 2015   


Apr 1996
Mar 2001
The Aoki Lab, Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo
Apr 1994
Mar 1996
Department of Biology, School of Science, The University of Tokyo
Apr 1992
Mar 1994
College of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo

Academic & Professional Experience

Mar 2004
Lecturer, Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, the University of Tokyo
Aug 2001
Mar 2004
Postdoctoral fellow, The Feldman Lab, Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University