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Mitsuko Kosaka

research scientist

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.

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