University of Toronto
Eiji Nambara received a Ph.D. in Agricultural Sciences from Nagoya University. He has been employed by the Hokkaido University (instructor, 1995-1998), the University of Toronto (postdoctoral researcher, 1998-2001), and the RIKEN Plant Science Center (team leader, 2001-2008). He moved to the University of Toronto in 2008. His group has studied the regulation of plant hormone metabolism, especially abscisic acid, in seeds. Currently his research interests include the response of seeds to changing environmental conditions.