Megumi Maruyama is a Project Associate Professor at National Institute for Physiological Sciences (NIPS). She graduated Osaka University in 1998. She obtained Master degree at Graduate school of Medicine, Osaka University in 2000. She became Assistant Professor at Department of Environmental Physiology, School of Medicine, Shimane University in 2002. She obtained her PhD in 2007 from Shimane University, for a thesis about “Neural regulatory mechanism of body temperature in rats”. In 2009, she was a Research Fellow at National Institute for Basic Biology (NIBB). In 2010, she was Project Assistant Professor at NIPS. Since 2013, she is Project Associate Professor in NIPS and working on administrator of Research Enhancement Strategy Office, NIPS. She also holds the post of Brain/MINDS Beyond Promotion and Support Office of Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED) as core organization staff. She is also Program Officer of Strategic Research Program for Brain Sciences (SRPBS) to supervise program.