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Yuko Wakamatsu

Yuko Wakamatsu was Japanese biologist. Achievements include first to we established a novel method for the fish nuclear transfer of adult somatic cells using diploidized eggs as recipients in medaka fish; invention of fish model that is transparent throughout life. The main organ systems are visible from the outside of the body of living adult fish to the naked eye.

Background

  • Wakamatsu, Yuko was born on October 13, 1945 in Kyoto. Daughter of Saburo and Shigeko Wakamatsu.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Konan University, Kobe, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Yoto University, 1981.

    Career

    • Technical staff Kyoto University, 1968—1973, assistant professor, 1973—1988, associate professor, 1988—1994, Nagoya University, Japan, 1994—2002, professor, 2002—2009. Guest researcher University Wuerzburg, Germany, since 2009.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include first to we established a novel method for the fish nuclear transfer of adult somatic cells using diploidized eggs as recipients in medaka fish. Invention of fish model that is transparent throughout life. The main organ systems are visible from the outside of the body of living adult fish to the naked eye.

    Connections

    • Life partner Kenjiro Ozato.
    • father: Saburo Wakamatsu
    • mother: Shigeko Wakamatsu
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    Born October 13, 1945
    (age 72)
    Nationality
    • 1968
      Konan University
    • 1981
      Yoto University
    • 1994 - 2002
      Technology staff Kyoto University
      Japan
    • 2009
      guest researcher, University Wuerzburg
      Germany