Yukinori Hirano received the Bachelor, Master, and PhD degree from Nagoya University in Japan in 2008. He spent most of the time for his PhD research in New Jersey Medical School (currently Rutgers University) in the field of genome integrity. Then he adopted the molecular biology technique to study the chromatin regulation in memory. In 2020, he joined HKUST and started his research focused on the transcriptional regulation in the neural network for memory. He also work on aging, especially focused on the individuality in aging.