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makoto-asashima

Makoto Asashima, Prof. Dr.

Sep 14, 16:15|Profarma Hall | Session 3

Organogenesis and Regeneration Studies in Vertebrates Including Human Cells

Executive Director, Japan society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)

Since 2007 Emeritus Professor of the University of Tokyo; since 2010 Fellow, Director of Research Center for Stem Cell Engineering, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST); since 2011 Executive Director of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

He was the Dean and Head of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Tokyo from 2003 to 2005, From 2005 to 2008 he was the Vice-President of Science Council of Japan; From 2007 to 2009 he was the Managing Director, Executive Vice President, Visiting Professor at the University of Tokyo

He received the following awards: Prize of Japanese Society of Zoological Science, Prize of Inoue Academic Foundation, Prize of Kihara Memorial Academic Foundation, Siebold Prize, Toray Science Prize, Mochida Medical Science Prize, Naito Memorial Science Prize, Prize of Japanese Society of Bioindustry, Uehara Prize, Japan Academy Prize and Imperial Prize, Purple Ribbon Prize from the Japanese Government, The prince Hitachi Prize for Comparative Oncology, Erwin-Stein-Preises, Person of Cultural Merits from the Japanese Government.

He is executive director of International Association of Universities (IAU).