|Title||Assistant Professor |
|Institution||College of Medicine|
|Address||500 University Drive Hershey, PA 17033|
|Phone||717-531-0003, ext 289250||
Director, Penn State Hershey Genome Sciences Facility
Institute for Personalized Medicine, Assistant Professor of Departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Pharmacology, Penn State College of Medicine, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
OTHER NAME USED:
Yuka Imamura Kawasawa
-B.A., The University of Tokyo, 1995
-M.S., The University of Tokyo, 1997
-Ph.D., The University of Tokyo, 2001
-2001-2003 Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas (Dallas, TX)
-2003-2005 Yanagisawa Orphan Receptor Project, Exploratory Research for Advanced Technology (ERATO), Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) (Tokyo, Japan)
-2005-2008 Yale University School of Medicine (New Haven, CT)
-2008-2009 The Rothberg Institute for Childhood Diseases (Guilford, CT)
-2009-2013 Yale University School of Medicine (New Haven, CT)
I am working as Director of Penn State Hershey Genome Sciences Facility (http://www.pennstatehershey.org/web/core/gene-expression-analysis-overview) and Institute for Personalized Medicine (http://www2.med.psu.edu/ipm/) as well as Assistant Professor of Pharmacology at Penn State College of Medicine. The facility provides a range of genetic, epigenetic, and transcriptomic technologies to researchers from throughout the Penn State University. In addition to overseeing day-to-day operation of the facility, I am collaborating with a wide variety of biomedical researchers to aid in successful completion of their research projects. Moreover, there are University-wide efforts in genomics and personalized medicine, and opportunities for collaboration include research activities within various Penn State Institutes, such as the Clinical and Translational Science Institute, Cancer Institute, Heart and Vascular Institute, and Huck Institute of the Life Sciences, and I am playing an essential role to promote application of genomics research in medical science and to stimulate translational and clinical research into personalized health care.
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