Lectures and seminars KI South Distinguished Lecture Series: Katsuhiko Hayashi

14-11-2023 1:00 pm Add to iCal
Campus Flemingsberg Jan-Åke Gustafssonsalen, Neo, Blickagången 16
Kazuhiko Hayashi, Osaka University, Japan

Prof. Kasuhiko Hayashi’s work focuses on the fundamental mechanisms of gametogenesis, or how gametes form in the body – together with his team they unlock the fundamental mechanisms that brings about life.

Katsuhiko Hayashi, full professor in Department of Genome Biology, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, is working on germ cell development and its reconstitution in vitro through his career: 1994-1996, MS course of Meiji University; 1996-2002, an assistant professor in Tokyo University of Science; 2002-2005, a staff researcher in Osaka Medical Center (Ph.D. 2004); 2005-2009, post-doctoral fellow in the Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge; 2009-2014, associate professor in Kyoto University; and 2014-2021 a full professor in Kyushu University. From 2021, He has been in the current position in Osaka University.

The research aim of the Hayashi’s group is to understand genetic and epigenetic regulation of mammalian oocyte differentiation using a unique culture system that produces oocytes from pluripotent stem cells.

Lecture: "Reconstitution of reproductive organs for research and reproduction"

Short talk introduction by KI researcher Pauliina Damdimopoulou, Lecturer senior at the Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology:"Single-cell look at human ovaries".

The lecture will be followed by an afternoon reception in the Neo entrance hall with possibility to interact and ask questions. A small group discussion with Prof. Hayashi will follow after the talk under the coordination of Pauliina Damdimopoulou.

This lecture series will be IRL only. No registration needed.

Host: Pauliina Damdimopoulou