Dr. Hajime Ohyanagi received his BSc and MSc degrees in Biotechnology from the University of Tokyo, Japan, and PhD degree in Genetics from the Graduate University for Advanced Studies, Japan. He has worked in the private sector of the Japanese bioinformatics business for more than 16 years, and has been associated with multiple academic institutions as Guest Research Scientist/Lecturer. He is currently a Technical Specialist at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia. He is appointed as Research-II Grade, associated both with the Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering (BESE) Division and the Computational Bioscience Research Center (CBRC), and is a co-lecturer of Population Genomics in the BESE graduate student education program. Currently he is determining the biological significance of big data of marine and crop genomics, by the means of diverse bioinformatics methodologies.