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Mitsuko Kosaka

Mitsuko Kosaka, Japanese research scientist. Achievements include discovery of the existence of multipotent stem cells in mammalian iris tissue.

Background

  • Kosaka, Mitsuko was born on March 24, 1964 in Ohtsu, Japan. Daughter of Narikazu and Miyoko Nakamura.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy, Osaka University, Japan, 1992.

    Career

    • Research associate National Institute Basic Biology, Okazaki, Japan, 1994—1997. Presto researcher Japan Science & Technology Agent, Kawaguchi, Japan, 1997—2000, 2001—2004. Research unit leader Riken Institute, Kobe, Japan, since 2004.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include discovery of the existence of multipotent stem cells in mammalian iris tissue.

    Connections

    • Married Jun Kosaka; 1 child Yu.
    • father: Narikazu Nakamura
    • mother: Miyoko Nakamura
    • spouse: Jun Kosaka
    • child: Yu Kosaka
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    Born March 24, 1964
    (age 53)
    Nationality
    • 1992
      Osaka University
    • 1994 - 1997
      Research associate, National Institute Basic Biology
      Okazaki, Aichi, Japan
    • 1997
      presto researcher, Japan Science & Technology Agent
      Kawaguchi, Saitama, Japan
    • 2001 - 2004
      presto researcher, Japan Science & Technology Agent
      Kawaguchi, Saitama, Japan
    • 2004
      research unit leader, Riken Institute
      Kobe, Hyogo, Japan