Akira Satoh

Akira Satoh

@ Okayama University, Okayama, Japan

He earned a B.S. in Biological Sciences from Tohoku University (Sendai, Japan), and obtained his Ph.D. in the same place, where he studied in Dr. Hiroyuki Ide’s laboratory. Satoh’s thesis focused on Xenopus limb regeneration. He worked in the laboratory of Dr. David M. Gardiner and Susan V. Bryant (University of California, Irvine) as a postdoc studying axolotl limb regeneration. During this time, Satoh developed the accessory limb model and found the fundamental tissue interaction for successful limb regeneration. Satoh has driven his laboratory at Okayama University (Japan) since 2009. He is studying axolotl limb regeneration, especially focusing on the blastema induction mechanism and the patterning system. People in Satoh’s lab. Are working on many other topics. Akira Satoh is now an accosiated professor in Okayama University.