This is the personal website of Hiroki Higashiyama,
 who study the morphological evolution of vertebrates.


  • 2024-04-01.       Starting new job at  Research Center for Integrative Evolutionary Science, SOKENDAI.
  • 2024-03-25.       °˖✧˖° 10th anniversary of my Ph.D degree °˖✧
  • 2023-12-22.        New publication: 『生物の科学 遺伝』(in Japanese)
  • 2023-08-22.       New publication: Mizukami et al., 2023. eLife. Origin of Coronary artery.
  • 2023-04-06.      New publication: Chi et al., 2023. Journal of Veterinary Medical Science. Ear anatomy of the fruit bat.
  • 2023-03-29.       My award-winning article was published in SESJ News. (in Japanese)
  • 2023-03-24.       New publication: Muramatsu et al., 2023. The Anatomical Record. The gross anatomy of hagfish.
  • 2023-03-01.        Presentation at Gordon Research Conference: Neural Crest and Cranial Placodes (Italy).
  • 2022-12-13.         New preprint; Muramatsu et al., 2022. bioRxiv. Gross anatomy of hagfish.
  • 2022-12-03.        MBSJ2022 Science Pitch Award (PROFILE)
  • 2022-09-12.        New preprint: Mizukami et al., 2022. bioRxiv. The evolution of coronary arteries.
  • 2022-08-26.       New publication: Higashiyama et al., 2022. Evolution & Development. See PUBLICATION.
  • 2022-08-18.        Added a new presentation at the annual meeting of Society of Evolutionary Studies, Japan.
  • 2022-06-24.       New contributed preprint paper (Iwase et al., 2022. bioRxiv) was added in the PUBLICATIONS.
  • 2022-06-24.       I won the Young Scientist Initiative Award, SESJ (Society of Evolutionary Studies, Japan) (PROFILE)
  • 2022-04-02.       English page has released.
  • 2022-03-15.   Started the website.