Azusa Inoue

Young Chief Investigator (YCI) / Senior Scientist

2019- Visiting Associate Professor at Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan

2018- YCI/Senior Scientist at RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences, Japan

2012-18 Postdoc/Research Specialist at Harvard Medical School/Boston Children's Hospital, USA
 

2011-12 Postdoc at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
 

2011 Ph.D. at the University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, Japan 

2006 Bachelor at Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan

1984 Born in Kanagawa, Japan

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HONORS

EDUCATION

2019 Uehara Memorial Foundation

 

2017 Leading Initiative for Excellent Young Researchers, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Technology 

2017 Outstanding Presentation Award, HMS epigenetic symposium, Harvard Medical School

2017 Outstanding Presentation Award, PCMM Scientific Retreat, Harvard Medical School

2014 Outstanding Presentation Award, HMS epigenetic symposium, Harvard Medical School

2012 JSPS fellowship Research Abroad

2012 Outstanding Presentation Award, PCMM Scientific Retreat, Harvard Medical School

2011 Student of the Year 2011, Department of Integrated Biosciences, the University of Tokyo 

2011 Dean Prize of Doctoral Thesis, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, the University of Tokyo

2010 Best Poster Award, Young Researcher Workshop 2010 Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Priority Areas ‘THE GERMLINE’

2008 JSPS fellowship DC1

2008 IB Award of the Year 2008, Department of Integrated Biosciences, the University of Tokyo

2008 Dean Prize of Master Thesis, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, the University of Tokyo

2007 Japanese Society of Animal Reproduction Outstanding Presentation Award, the 100th annual meeting of JSAR

2011 - 2018

Postdoc/Research Specialist at Yi Zhang lab

Harvard Medical School/Boston Children’s Hospital (-2018)

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (-2012)

I studied epigenetic reprogramming in mouse preimplantation embryos. I have learned not only cutting-edge epigenome technologies but also how science goes forward in the world.

2006 - 2011

Ph.D. at Fugaku Aoki lab

The University of Tokyo

I studied developmental biology, cell biology, and epigenetics in mouse oocytes. I have learned various skills of developmental engineering and micromanipulation.

2005 - 2006

Bachelor at Jun-ichi Kato lab

Tokyo Metropolitan University

I studied molecular genetics in E.coli. The man-to-man style training from Prof. Kato greatly helped my scientific career thereafter. 

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