Yukiko Yamashita

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Yukiko Yamashita
Nationality American
Alma mater Kyoto University, Stanford University
Awards Keck Foundation Award (2012)
Tsuneko & Reiji Okazaki Award (2016)
Scientific career
Fields Developmental biology
Institutions University of Michigan
Academic advisors Margaret T. Fuller

Yukiko Yamashita (born 1971) is an American developmental biologist. She is a faculty member of the University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute and associate professor for the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology at the University of Michigan Medical School.[1] She was appointed an HHMI Investigator in 2013. In November 2013 she received a 5-year appointment as the James Playfair McMurrich Collegiate Professor of the Life Sciences at the University of Michigan Medical School.

She received a Tsuneko & Reiji Okazaki Award in 2016,[2] a Keck Foundation Award in 2012. She is a 2011 MacArthur Fellow[3] and a 2008 Searle Scholar.[4]

Life[edit]

She graduated from Kyoto University with a BS and PhD in Biophysics, and was a postdoctoral fellow with Margaret T. Fuller at Stanford University from 2001 to 2006.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on September 30, 2011. Retrieved September 26, 2011. 
  2. ^ The 2nd Tsuneko & Reiji Okazaki Award
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on September 25, 2011. Retrieved September 26, 2011. 
  4. ^ http://www.searlescholars.net/person/16
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on September 17, 2011. Retrieved September 26, 2011. 

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