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Thomas N. Sato Wikipedia
Thomas N. Sato is a prominent Japanese educator and biologist, whose research focuses on understanding molecular basis of cancer, cardiac disease and metabolic diseases by using a number of animal models including mice, zebrafish and fruit flies. He is also working to invent next-generation therapeutics for human diseases based on the stochastic basis of life and disease. He is currently professor of biology at the Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan, professor at Cornell University, United States and Centenary Institute in Sydney, Australia.
University of Tsukuba, Japan, BS 1985
Georgetown University, Graduate School of Biological Sciences/Neuroscience, Ph.D. 1988
Scripps Research Institute, Postdoctoral Fellow 1989-1990
Roche Institute of Molecular Biology, Assistant Member 1991-1995
Harvard Medical School, Assistant Professor 1995-1997
Univ. of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Associate Professor 1997-2001 (Tenured in 1999)
Univ. of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Professor 2002-2004
Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Professor 2005-2006
Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Joseph C. Hinsey Professor 2005-2009
Nara Institute of Science and TechnologyGraduate School of Biological Sciences, Japan, Professor 2009–present
Cornell University, Biomedical Engineering, Adjunct Professor 2009–present
Centenary Institute, Sydney, Australia, Affiliate Professor 2009–present
Discoveries of Tie1, Tie2, and angiopoietins, that play the key roles in the blood vessel formation.