Dr. Ken-Ichi Sato

Kyoto Sangyo University, Japan

Ken-ichi Sato was born in Hokkaido, Japan. He graduated from Faculty of Science, Kobe University, Kobe, Japan, in 1988. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in biology from the Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kobe University, in 1996. From 1991 to 2007, he worked as an Assistant Professor at the Research Center for Environmental Genomics, Kobe University. In 2007, he launched his own research group of Cell Signaling and Development in Kyoto Sangyo University, Kyoto, Japan. His research interest is the role played by protein-tyrosine kinases in transmembrane signal transduction mechanisms such as in the cancer cells and in the fertilized eggs. Currently, he is a Professor at the Department of Molecular Biosciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, Kyoto Sangyo University.

Fields of Research

Edited Books

  • Embryogenesis

    The book "Embryogenesis" is a compilation of cutting edge views of current trends in modern developmental biology, focusing on gametogenesis, fertilization, early and/or late embryogenesis in animals, plants, and some other small organisms. Each of 27 chapters contributed from the authorships of world-wide 20 countries provides an introduction as well as an in-depth review to classical as well as contemporary problems that challenge to understand how living organisms are born, grow, and reproduce at the levels from molecule and cell to individual.

Publications