Yoshihiko Kobayashi

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Preferred name (or alias): Yoshi

Home town: Unzen, Nagasaki pref., Japan


Yoshihiko grew in a town located at the foot of volcano – Unzen, which has abundant nature. He was being enthusiastic to learn/play Kyudo (Japanese archery) when he was a high school student, which allowed me to learn a fun to concentrate a point. He finished bachelor, master and Ph.D. degrees at Okuda laboratory in Okayama University, located in Mid-west of Japan, where he learned funs of science through studying functions of epithelial cells in female reproductive tracts. After finishing his Ph.D., he moved to the US, changed a target organ into lung, and chose to continue to live with science.

What are you passionate about? Experiments

What drew you to Tata lab? Lots of scientific questions

What do you do when you are not in lab? Driving to somewhere