Yoshikazu Hirate, PhD


1995 B.A. Saitama University, Saitama, Japan, Biology
1997 M.S. Saitama University, Saitama, Japan, Developmental Biology
2001 Ph.D. RIKEN/Saitama University, Saitama, Japan, Developmental Biology


2001-2006 Research scientist in Lab. for Developmental Gene Regulation
(PI, Dr. Hitoshi Okamoto), RIKEN Brain Science Institute,
Wako, Saitama, Japan
2006-2009 Postdoctoral research fellow in Suzannah Rutherford Lab.,
Division of Basic Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research
Center, Seattle, WA, USA
2009-2011 Research Scientist in Lab. For Embryonic Induction
(PI, Dr. Hiroshi Sasaki), RIKEN Center for Developmental
Biology, Kobe, Japan
2011-2014 Assistant Professor in Dept. of Cell Fate Control
(PI, Dr. Hiroshi Sasaki), Institute of Molecular Embryology and
Genetics, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan
2014-Present Junior Associate Professor in Center for Experimental Animals,
Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan


1998-2001 Junior Research Associate, RIKEN, Japan
2004 Poster Prize in 6th International Conference on zebrafish
development & genetics at Madison, Wisconsin, USA
2006-2008 Lady Tata Memorial Trust, International Awards for Research in Leukaemia