Professor, Department of Mathematics, Saitama University
Knot theory, 3-manifold topology and their applications to DNA topology.
Dehn surgery on knots, boundary slopes, character variety, tangle analysis of site-specific recombinations, lattice knots, etc.
My google scholar author page
Invited talk "Tangle analysis of "Tangle analysis of site-specific recombination", Colloquim, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
Invited talk "Tangle analysis of unlinking by XerCD-dif-FtsK system", International conference "Discrete and Topological Models in Molecular Biology" (University of South Florida).
Invited talk "On shortest pathways of unlinking by XerCD-dif-FtsK", AMS 2012 Spring Western Section Meeting "Special Session on Knotting in Linear and Ring Polymer Models" (University of Hawaii)
"Rational tangle surgery and Xer recombination on catenanes" is accepted by Algebraic and Geometric Topology.
"Bounds for the minimum step number of knots confined to slabs in the simple cubic lattice" is published in J. Phys A: Math. Theor.(IF 1.641 (2010)).
The paper is selected as the featured article of the issue.
Proceeding of the international conference "Statistical Physics and Topology of Polymers with Ramifications to Structure and Function of DNA and Proteins" Kyoto, August 2--6, 2010 is published in Progress of Theoretical Physics Supplement link. 2011.4.1-2012.3.31:
Sabbatical year at San Francisco State University.
ContactDepartment of Mathematics, Saitama University
255 Shimo-Okubo, Sakura-ku
Saitama, 380-8570, Japan
e-mail : kshimoka (-at-) rimath.saitama-u.ac.jp