2. Fellows
  3. The 3rd Cohort
  4. YAMADA Shintaro


The 3rd Cohort

YAMADA Shintaro

Kyoto University Graduate School of Biostudies/Division of Systemic Life Science / Department of Genome Biology /Specially Appointed Senior Lecturer
Field of Research:DNA recombination and repair

From Nara Prefecture. In 2008, graduated from the Department of Biophysics and Biochemistry in the University of Tokyo’s Faculty of Science. Holds a doctoral degree from the Department of Biological Sciences in the University of Tokyo’s Graduate School of Science (2013). After working as a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Multidisciplinary Sciences at the University of Tokyo’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, he was a postdoctoral researcher at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, U.S.A.  From 2018 to 2020, Yamada had a cross-appointment at Kyoto University’s Graduate School of Medicine. He was an Assistant Professor at the Department of Radiation Genetics at Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine from 2018 to 2023. He has been in his current position since 2023. He studies the molecular mechanisms of DNA recombination and repair, which can help us understand sexual reproduction, cancer, aging, and genetic engineering.

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