Specially Appointed Professor, Founding Director
Biology and Application of Human Pluripotent Stem Cells
What I like about my science
Multi-disciplinary work of cell biology, developmental biology and biomedical application
Researcher Q & A
Where are you from?
Hashimoto, Wakayama Prefecture
Why did you become a researcher?
Interested in animals and plants from childhood
Works and efforts by myself can produce significant results
What is your favorite experiment, theory, device, reagent, lab equipment? Why do you like it?
Cultured cells and their behavior are interesting and beautiful
What is your hobby?
I read works of Souseki Natsume and Dostoevsky when I was a child.
Classic music by Bach, Opera by Verdi. Also modern and cool jazz