Yoshiki Sasai facts for kids
Yoshiki Sasai, circa 2012
|Died||5 August 2014
Kobe, Hyōgo, Japan
|Alma mater||Kyoto University|
Yoshiki Sasai (笹井 芳樹 Sasai Yoshiki, 1962 – 5 August 2014) was a Japanese biologist. He was Director of the Laboratory for Organogenesis and Neurogenesis at the research institute RIKEN. Sasai was best known for developing new methods to grow stem cells into organ-like structures.
In 2012, Sasai became the first stem cell researcher to grow an optic cup from human cells.
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