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Dept. of Life Science Frontiers 
Hirohide Saito (Professor)

Curriculum Vitae
March 1997Graduated from Department of Chemistry and Biotechnology, University of Tokyo
March 1999Master of Science, Department of Chemistry and Biotechnology Graduate School of Engineering The University of Tokyo
April 1999JSPS Research Fellowship for Young Scientists(DC1)
August 1999Department of Chemistry, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
March 2002Ph.D. Department of Chemistry and Biotechnology Graduate School of Engineering
The University of Tokyo
April 2002
-March 2005
JSPS Research Fellowship for Young Scientists(SPD)
Cancer Institute of Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research
April 2005
-October 2005
Researcher, Japan Science and Technology Agency(JST) CREST
Cancer Institute of Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research
October 2005
-March 2010
Assistant, Graduate School of Bio Studies, Kyoto University
Assistant Professor (from April 2007)
April 2007
-March 2012
Group Leader, Japan Science and Technology Agency(JST) ICORP, RNA Synthetic Biology Project
April 2010
-September 2014
Associate Professor, The HAKUBI Project, Kyoto University
July 2011
-September 2014
Associate Professor, Center for iPS Cell Research and Application, Kyoto University
October 2014
-Present
Professor, Center for iPS Cell Research and Application, Kyoto University
April 2017
-March 2022
Deputy Director, Center for iPS Cell Research and Application, Kyoto University
April 2017
-March 2022
Dean, Center for iPS Cell Research and Application, Kyoto University
Honors and Awards
September 2012
Molecular Biology Society of Japan,10th Mitsubishi Chemical Incentive Award
April 2013
The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education,Clture,Sports,Science and Technology,The Young Scientists'Prizeanse Circulation Society
April 2014
Nagase Research Promotion Award 2014
April 2014
Human Frontier Science Program 2014 Grant Award
December 2014
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Prize
January 2015
2nd CiRA Prize
March 2015
7th Nakatani Foundation Encouragement Prize
September 2019
Kyoto University Academic Day Prize
February 2020
Shimazu Encouragement Award
July 2020
52th the Ichimura Prize in Science for Distinguished Achievement
January 20218th CiRA Prize
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