09 Mar 2014 10:20
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Yoshiki Sasai

Yoshiki Sasai received his M.D. from the Kyoto University School of Medicine in 1986, subsequently performing internships in general practice and emergency medicine. He completed the P h.D. c ourse at the same institution in 1992, for work on neural specific transcriptional regulators. In 1993, he took a postdoctoral fellowship in the De Robertis lab at the UCLA School of Medicine, remaining there until 1996 when he was appointed associate professor at the Kyoto University School of Medicine. He assumed a professorship at the Kyoto University Institute for Frontier Medical Sciences in 1998. He was appointed group director at the CDB in 2000 and deputy director in 2013.He serves on the editorial boardsof Cell, Neuron, Developmental Cell, Cell Stem Cell, Genesis, and Developmental Dynamics.