Sayaka Mizutani

Ph.D student
Department of Biophysics, Devision of Biological Sciences
Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University

Bioinformatics Center, Institute for Chemical Research
Kyoto University, Gokasho, Uji, 611-0011 Kyoto, Japan
Tel: +81-774-38-3270


B.S. University of California, Los Angeles (September 2003 - July 2006)
M.S. Kyoto University (April 2007 - March 2009)
Ph.D program in Kyoto University (April 2009 - present)


  1. Hiroaki Iwata, Ryusuke Sawada, Sayaka Mizutani, and Yoshihiro Yamanishi.
    Systematic drug repositioning for a wide range of diseases with integrative analyses of phenotypic and molecular data.
    J. Chem. Inf. Model., January 20 (2015).
  2. Sayaka Mizutani, Yousuke Noro, Masaaki Kotera, and Susumu Goto.
    Pharmacoepidemiological characterization of drug-inducedadverse reaction clusters towards understanding of their mechanisms.
    Computational biology and chemistry, Jan 24 (2014).
  3. Hiroaki Iwata, Sayaka Mizutani, Yasuo Tabei, Masaaki Kotera, Susumu Goto, and Yoshihiro Yamanishi.
    Inferring protein domains associated with drug side effects based on drug-target interaction network.
    BMC Syst Biol 7(S6), S18 (2013).
  4. Sayaka Mizutani, Edouard Pauwels, Veronique Stoven, Susumu Goto, and Yoshihiro Yamanishi.
    Relating drug-protein interaction network with drug side effects.
    Bioinformatics 28, i522-i528 (2012).
  5. Sayaka Mizutani, Michihiro Tanaka, Craig Wheelock, Minoru Kanehisa, and Susumu Goto.
    Phylogenetic analysis of lipid mediator GPCRs.
    Genome Informatics 24, 116-126 (2010).
  6. Shawn Cokus, Sayaka Mizutani, and Matteo Pellegrini.
    An improved method for identifying functionally linked proteins using phylogenetic profiles.
    BMC Bioinformatics 8(S4), S7 (2007).


  1. Graduate Student Presentation Day, February 27, Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    Oral Presentation Award
    Sayaka Mizutani
  2. Japanese Society for Bioinformatics (JSBi) 2013, October 29-31, Kyoto, Japan
    Excellent Poster Award
    Sayaka Mizutani, Yousuke Noro, Masaaki Kotera, and Susumu Goto.
    A biclustering approach to associating adverse drug events with the patients' physiological backgrounds.