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MEXT scholarship opportunity through University recommendation

The University of Tsukuba and MEXT (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) offer a full-scholarship with stipend for selected international students who wish to obtain PhD. in Medical Science from the Program in Biomedical Sciences/Clinical Sciences (, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences beginning in October, 2020.

We are seeking highly motivated and talented medical or graduate students with a background in life sciences who have the ambition to become “trans-border” researchers and medical care specialists. Enrollment begins July, 2019 and the entrance examination will be held late August, 2019. The application detail will be available online July, 2019.

Please contact us using the contact form or mail to hky.tara@gmail.comif you are interested in conducting the doctorate work in our laboratory.

MEXT scholarship through Japanese embassies or consulates general recommendation

Students can submit the scholarship application through Japanese embassies or consulate general in their home countries. When students pass the preliminary examination and would like to conduct research in our laboratory, either for a Master thesis or Doctorate thesis, please contact us using the contact form or email to

More information about Japanese Government Scholarship can be found at




Our new member

We have new member, Eri, junior in Medical Sciences, joined our lab in last November. Welcome Eri! We updated “Lab Members” page.

A new paper has been published

Our lab member, Ryutaro’s paper can be read on the website.  Please find the link below for the paper. R. Ishii, H. Yanagisawa*, A. Sada*: Defining compartmentalized stem cell populations with distin

A review article has been published

A Review article by Yoshito and Hiromi has been published on the Clinical Science online website. Y. Yamashiro and H.Yanagisawa: The molecular mechanism of mechanotransduction in vascular homeostasis


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