Research Staff

Minako Ashiya
Research Group
Biotic and Human Interaction Research Group
Master's (Science)
Photograph Explanation
During a workshop (I am the person in the middle).
I graduated with a masters degree in ecology from Chiba University. From 1990 I worked for Shiga Prefecture's Board of Education in the Executive Office Cultural Section before I joined the Lake Biwa Museum in April, 1996.

1. Aquatic plant ecology.
2. Museum Studies.

Key Words of Research
Bladderwort, spiny naiad, exhibition, users.

Professional Society Membership
Ecological Society of Japan, the Botanical Society of Japan, Aquatic Plant Research, Japan Museum Management Academy.