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KOTARO SASAKI, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Biomedical Sciences, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Member, Institute for Regenerative Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Anatomic Pathology Board Certificate (American Board of Pathology)

Research Areas: Germ cell biology, Spermatogenesis, Human development, Epigenetic reprogramming, Gonadogenesis, Primate embryology, Embryonic stem cells, Stem cell biology, Surgical Pathology, Genitourinary Pathology, Renal Pathology
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Yamashiro, C., Sasaki, K., Yabuta, Y., Kojima, Y., Nakamura, T., Okamoto, I., Yokobayashi, S., Murase, Y., Ishikura, Y., Shirane, K., Sasaki, H., Yamamoto, T., Saitou, M. Generation of human oogonia from induced pluripotent stem cells in vitro Science : , 2018.

Kojima, Y., Sasaki, K., Yokobayashi, S., Sakai, Y., Nakamura, T., Yabuta, Y., Nakaki, F., Nagaoka, S., Woltjen, K., Hotta, A., Yamamoto, T., Saitou, M. Evolutionarily distinctive transcriptional and signaling programs drive human germ cell lineage specification from pluripotent stem cells Cell Stem Cell 21: 517-532.e5, 2017.

Nakamura, T., Yabuta, Y., Okamoto, I., Sasaki, K., Iwatani, C., Tsuchiya, H., Saitou, M. Single-cell transcriptome of early embryos and cultured embryonic stem cells of cynomolgus monkeys Sci Data 4: 170067, 2017.

Miyauchi, H., Ohta, H., Nagaoka, S., Nakaki, F., Sasaki, K., Hayashi, K., Yabuta, Y., Nakamura, T., Yamamoto, T., Saitou, M. Bone morphogenetic protein and retinoic acid synergistically specify female germ-cell fate in mice Embo J 36: 3100-3119, 2017.

Sasaki, K., Nakamura, T., Okamoto, I., Yabuta, Y., Iwatani, C., Tsuchiya, H., Seita, Y., Nakamura, S., Shiraki, N., Takakuwa, T., Yamamoto, T., Saitou, M. The germ cell fate of cynomolgus monkeys is specified in the nascent amnion Dev Cell 39: 169-185, 2016.

Nakamura, T., Okamoto, I., Sasaki, K., Yabuta, Y., Iwatani, C., Tsuchiya, H., Seita, Y., Nakamura, S., Yamamoto, T., Saitou, M. A developmental coordinate of pluripotency among mice, monkeys and humans Nature 537: 57-62, 2016.

Sasaki, K., Yokobayashi, S., Nakamura, T., Okamoto, I., Yabuta, Y., Kurimoto, K., Ohta, H., Moritoki, Y., Iwatani, C., Tsuchiya, H., Nakamura, S., Sekiguchi, K., Sakuma, T., Yamamoto, T., Mori, T., Woltjen, K., Nakagawa, M., Yamamoto, T., Takahashi, K., Yamanaka, S., Saitou, M. Robust in vitro induction of human germ cell fate from pluripotent stem cells Cell Stem Cell 17: 178-94, 2015.

Dai, D. F., Sasaki, K., Lin, M. Y., Smith, K. D., Nicosia, R. F., Alpers, C. E., Najafian, B. Interstitial eosinophilic aggregates in diabetic nephropathy: allergy or not? Nephrol Dial Transplant 30: 1370-6, 2015.

Sis, B., Bagnasco, S. M., Cornell, L. D., Randhawa, P., Haas, M., Lategan, B., Magil, A. B., Herzenberg, A. M., Gibson, I. W., Kuperman, M., Sasaki, K., Kraus, E. S. Isolated endarteritis and kidney transplant survival: a multicenter collaborative study J Am Soc Nephrol 26: 1216-27, 2015.

Sasaki, K., Anderson, E., Shankland, S. J., Nicosia, R. F. Diffuse proliferative glomerulonephritis associated with cetuximab, an epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitor Am J Kidney Dis 61: 988-91, 2013.

MD (Medicine) Hokkaido University School of Medicine, 2005

PhD (Medicine) Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, 2017