Dr Shogo Moriya

Contact Details

Tel: +603 5514 6376
Fax: +603 5514 6341
Office: Room 3-3-11
Email: moriya.shogo@monash.edu

Profile Summary

Dr. Shogo Moriya joined the Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine & Health Sciences, Monash University Malaysia in April 2010 as a lecturer. He obtained his Bachelor of Engineering and Master of Engineering from Tokyo Institute of Technology. He also obtained his PhD in medicine from Chiba University, Japan in 2007, and PhD in biological science from Hokkaido University, Japan in 2008.

Dr Moriya joined Nisshinbo Industries, Inc, Japan after he has obtained his Master of  Engineering and worked in the company's research and development division, where he developed many kinds of DNA microarray applications.

He is an expert in molecular biology. He has been awarded external research grants (as the principal investigator) – Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS) from Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) in 2010 and 2013; and eScience Fund from the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) in 2013.


BEng (Tokyo), MEng (Tokyo), PhD (Chiba), PhD (Hokkaido)

Research Interests

  • Mechanisms of reproductive aging
  • Mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases


  1. Ota T, Suzuki Y, Nishikawa T, Moriya S, et al. Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs. Nat Genet 2004; 36: 40-45.
  2. Moriya S, Khel NB, Parhar IS. Cloning and Serotonergic Regulation of RING Finger Protein38 (rnf38) in the Brain of Medaka (Oryzias latipes). Neuroscience 2015;294:109–115.
  3. Moriya S, Ogawa S, Parhar IS. GnRH neuron type-specific transcriptome analysis by laser captured single-Cell microarray in the medaka. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2013;435:562-6.
  4. Moriya S, Takiguchi M, Seki N. Expression of the WT1 gene -KTS domain isoforms suppresses the invasive ability of human lung squamous cell carcinoma cells. Int J Oncol 2008; 32: 349-356.
  5. Moriya S, Soga T, Wong DW, Parhar IS. Transcriptome composition of the preoptic area in mid-age and escitalopram treatment in male mice. Neurosci Lett. 2016;622:67-71.