Lab Members

Satoshi Konishi – Postdoctoral Associate

Satoshi was born and raised in Kyoto, the ancient capital of Japan. He attended Kyoto University School of Medicine and went on to become trained as a respiratory physician in Kurashiki city. He decided to study regeneration because he wanted to help patients with complicated lung diseases and returned to Kyoto University where he obtained his Ph.D. degree studying induction of functional airway multi-ciliated cells from hiPSCs. He continued his multi-ciliary research working as a respiratory physician in Japan in the Tsukita lab at Osaka University. He is interested in the plasticity of lung stem cells and disease modeling. Click here for a full list of Satoshi’s publications.