About Dr. Gowda


10/2012 – 03/2016 : PhD [Life Science]

Graduate School of Life Sciences, Hokkaido University, Japan

2007 – 2009: M.Sc. [Chemistry]

Department of Studies in Chemistry, University of Mysore, India

2004 – 2007: B.Sc. [Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics]

Bharathi college, University of Mysore, India


04/2023 – till date:  Associate Professor (Permanent), Faculty of Health Science, Hokkaido University, Japan

10/2020 – 03/2023:  Lecturer (Permanent), Faculty of Health Science, Hokkaido University, Japan

06/2019 – 09/2020:  Assistant Professor, Faculty of Health Science, Hokkaido University, Japan

03/2017 – 05/2019:  Postdoctoral Researcher, RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences Hokkaido University, Japan

04/2016 – 02/2017: Academic Researcher, Faculty of Advanced Life Science, Hokkaido University, Japan

12/2015 – 03/2016: Research Assistant, Graduate School of Life Science,  Hokkaido University, Japan

10/2010 – 09/2012: Assistant Professor, IIT-JEE Training Centers, India

08/2009 – 09/2010: Lecturer, BET Academy of Higher Education, University of Mysore, India


2022.08-2023.03:FY2021 Support System for the Collaborative Research of Next-Generation Researchers: Investigating the role of Shishamo-a native fish of Hokkaido in Obesity control Grant: 500,000 JPY (as P. I)

2022.03/2023.03:“FY2022 SOUSEI Support Program for Young Researcher Grant. “Tackling Obesity Associated to Lipid metabolism with Food Bioactives” Grant 1,000,000 JPY (as Principal investigator (P.I))

2021.11-2022.02: The 7th Hokkaido University Cross-Departmental Symposium Research Grant / Adoption of Bronze Award. Investigation of role of new gut biomarkers of influenza infection” Grant: 300,000 JPY (as P. I)

2021.06-2022.02: FY2021 Support System for the Collaborative Research of Next-Generation Researchers: “Unrevealing the links between Kombu and obesity associated to sphingolipid metabolismGrant: 500,000 JPY (as P. I)

2021.04-2025.03: 若手研究21K1481201 (JSPS Early Carrier Scientist Award): “Exploring the functional role of Hijiki in obesity-associated to sphingolipid metabolism”. Grant: 40,30,000 JPY (as P. I)

2017.05: Attended and trained at “i c lipid” – immersion course into mass spectrometry based lipidomics” held at SLING, National university of Singapore in May 15-19, 2017. (Prof. Markus Wenk lab).

2016.12: Tokyo Biomedical Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship for Asian researchers (TBRF) award (declined)

2015.07: Recipient of Ono travel award to present my research at 14th international conference on bioactive
lipids inflammation and related diseases, held in Budapest, Hungary on 12-15, July 2015. (1000 USD).

2015.03: Recipient of Hokkaido University travel award to present my research at 249th American Chemical Society
Meeting, Denver, Colorado, United States of America on 22-26 March 2015. (1,50,000 JPY)

2015.10-2016.03: Japan student service organization (JASSO) Scholarship.

2012.10-2015.09: International Graduate Program (IGP) MEXT-Scholarship


2024.01: President (Hokkaido Branch), India Japan Society for Science, Technology, and Education (https://www.ijsste.org/#)

2023.12 (Lifetime member): Biotech Research Society, India

2022.04-till date: Triglyceride deposit cardiomyovasculopathy society, Japan

2022.04-till date: American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS), USA

2021.04-till date: International Congress on Nutrition and Integrative Medicine

2021.04-till date: Japan Society for Biomedical Mass spectrometry (JSBMS), Japan.

2021.04-till date : International Lipidomics Society

2021.04-till date: American Chemical Society

2020.04- till date: Japan Society of Clinical Chemistry.

2015.04-2016.03: The Society of Polymer Science, Japan.