Prof. Yoshinori Watanabe Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences, University of Tokyo, Japan

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Yoshinori Watanabe is a Professor at the Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences at the University of Tokyo, Japan. He received his PhD from the University of Tokyo in molecular biology. He then became a Research Associate in the Department of Biophysics and Biochemistry at the same Institution followed by... read morea visiting research fellow position at the Imperial Cancer Research Institute in London, UK. He has received a number of awards including the Kihara Memorial Prize for Science in 2008. His research focuses on chromosome segregation and the research in his labs aims to elucidate the fundamental principles of chromosome segregation using fission yeast. To understand the conservation of the findings in yeast or the specific regulation in high eukaryotes he also studies human cells or knock-out mice.