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Biologist

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.

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