Research & Publications
Dr. Tachiyama earned his Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Biophysics at the University of Kansas in 2020. In his Ph.D. projects, he used biophysical and microbiological approaches to research molecular functions and protein interactions in the cytoplasmic side of the Shigella type III secretion system. In 2020, he joined Dr. Jun Liu’s laboratory at Yale as a Postdoctoral Associate and has continued to research Shigella T3SS using in situ experiments. This research project is conducted in collaboartion with Dr. William Picking, University of Kansas. Dr. Tachiyama’s research also focuses on structural details of flagella in Helicobacter pylori using the in situ approaches, and this project is being conducted in collaboration with Dr. Timothy Hoover, University of Georgia.