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Tsukuba Japan


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Tsukuba, Japan

University of Tsukuba

SBU Supervisor:  Mark Sedler, M.D., M.P.H.

International Site Supervisor:  Satoru Takahashi, M.D., PhD

The University of Tsukuba, one of the oldest national universities and one of the most comprehensive research universities in Japan, is in the city of Tsukuba, Ibaraki Prefecture in the Kantō region of Japan. Founded in 1973, the faculty of Tsukuba have included 3 Nobel laureates and it is widely recognized as a leader in bio-medical research.  Several Stony Brook students have participated in cutting edge basic science and translational research projects under the direction of Professor Satoru Takahashi. Details of his laboratory may be found at: http://www.md.tsukuba.ac.jp/basic-med/anatomy/embryology/index_e.html