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Yuichiro (Ichi) Miyaoka, PhD (Principal Investigator)

[Education and Training]

2021- Affiliated Associated Professor, Ochanomizu University

2019- Affiliated Associated Professor, Tokyo Medical and Dental University

2016- Project Leader, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science

2011-2015 Postdoctoral Fellow, Gladstone Institutes, UCSF (Mentor: Dr. Bruce R. Conklin)

2009-2011 Research Scientist, The University of Tokyo (Dr. Atsushi Miyajima's Lab)

2009 PhD, The University of Tokyo (Mentor: Dr. Atsushi Miyajima)

2006 MS, The University of Tokyo (Mentor: Dr. Atsushi Miyajima)

2004 BS, The University of Tokyo (Mentor: Dr. Masayuki Yamamoto)

[Awards and Honors]

2024 Excellent Presentation Award at the 23rd Congress of the Japanese Society for Regenerative Medicine

2021 AMED and NYAS, Interstellar Initiative Workshop Outstanding Team Presentation Award

2019 The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Young Scientists' Prize

2014-2015 CIRM-Gladstone Postdoctoral Fellowship

2014 Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease, Postdoctoral Fellow Award for Scientific Excellence

2013-2014 The Uehara Memorial Foundation Research Fellowship

2011-2013 JSPS Postdoctral Fellowship for Research Abroad

2006-2009 JSPS Research Fellowship for Young Scientists (DC1)

 

Hobbies: Basketball and Sking

Tomoko Kato, PhD (Staff Scientist)

[Education and Training]

2016- Staff Scientist, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science

2012-2016 Staff Scientist, National Research Institute for Child Health and Development

                  (Mentor: Dr. Shuji Takada)

2012 PhD, Yokohama City University (Mentor:Dr. Yayoi Ikeda)

Hobbies: Theatrical Performance, Hiking and Yoga 

Ittetsu Nakajima(Graduate Student, PhD Program)

Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University

Hobbies: Tennis and Hot Spring Hopping

[Awards and Honors]

2024-2025 JSPS Fellowship (DC2)

2023 Takuetsu Fellowship (Tokyo Medical and Dental University)

2023 Futaba Scholarship

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Lanyu Huang(Graduate Student, PhD Program)

Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University

Hobbies: Painting, Light Fitness, Reading, and Daydreaming.

[Awards and Honors]

2023 TMIMS Best Poster Presentation Award

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Kayoko Shinozaki (Graduate Student, Master's Program)

Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University

Hobbies: Walking (around town) and Cooking

[Awards and Honors]

2024 Belle Foundation Fellowship

2023 President's Award of Nihon University

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Kanata Imamura (Graduate Student, Master's Program)

Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University

Hobbies: Watching Baseball and Food Tours (while Walking around)

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Yuga Yasuda (Graduate Student, Master's Program)

Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University

Hobbies: Shogi (Traditional Japanese Boardgame like Chess), Darts, Watching Sports, and Drinking

[Awards and Honors]

2023 Yoshida Scholarship

2022 Dean's Award of Department of Science and Engineering, Chuo University

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Kai Zhang (Graduate Student, Master's Program)

Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University

Hobbies: Basketball, Anime, and Photography

Kakeru Furumata (Intern)

Undergraduate student, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University

Hobbies: Cooking and Watching Movies

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Yuzuki Morita (Intern)

Undergraduate student, Faculty of Science, Ochanomizu University

Hobbies: Dog, High School Baseball, and Walking

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Tamae Hatakeyama (Intern)

Undergraduate student, Faculty of Science, Ochanomizu University

Hobbies: Swimming, Traveling, and Cafe

[Alumni]

Daiki Kondo(Graduate Student, Master's Program)Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University: Phermatheutical Industry

Hitomi Yako (Intern): Undergraduate Student, Faculty of Horticulture, Chiba University

Terumi Ono(Graduate Student, Master's Program)Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University: Phermatheutical Industry

Diana Cifuentes (Intern): Biotech Company

Grace Holmstrom (Summer Intern): Undergraduate Student at Pitzer College, USA

Gou Takahashi(Staff Scientist): Staff Scientist at Tokyo University of Agriculture

Anri Saito(Graduate Student, Master's Program)Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University: Phermatheutical Industry

Minato Maeda(Graduate Student, Master's Program)Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University: Marketing Consultant

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