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Dept. of Life Science Frontiers 
Shinya Yamanaka (Professor)

Curriculum Vitae
1987Kobe University, School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
1987Resident, National Osaka Hospital, Osaka, Japan
1993Osaka City University Graduate School, Osaka, Japan Division of Medicine
1993Postdoctoral Fellow, Gladstone Institutes,
University of California, San Francisco
1996Research Associate, Osaka City University, Medical School, Osaka, Japan
1999Associate Professor, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Nara, Japan
2003Professor, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Nara, Japan
2004Professor, Institute for Frontier Medical Sciences, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
2007Senior Investigator, Gladstone Institutes
2007Professor, Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS), Kyoto University Kyoto, Japan
2008Director, Center for iPS cell Research and Application (CiRA), iCeMS Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
2010Director, Center for iPS cell Research and Application (CiRA), Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
Honors and Awards
2008The Shaw Prize in Life Science and Medicine 2008
2008Robert Koch Prize 2008
2009Canada Gairdner Award
2009Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award
2010Kyoto Prize in Advanced Technology
2010The Imperial Prize, (The Japan Academy Prize)
2011Wolf Prize in Medicine
2012Bunka-kunsho (Order of Culture)
2012Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
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