Yoshiki Sasai - updates

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Japanese scientist resigns over stem cell scandal

Dec 19, 2014 - 1:53 PM

Her resignation comes as Japan s Riken Institute formally announces that so called STAP cells cannot be recreated apparently drawing a line under the controversial study

HARUKO OBOKATA. A picture dated 09 April 2014 shows Japanese scientist and researcher Haruko Obokata during a news conference held in Osaka, western Japan. Kimimasa Mayama/EPA

Disgraced Japan stem cell scientist commits suicide

Aug 05, 2014 - 8:39 PM

Sasai is the mentor of the 30 year old Haruko Obokata whose research reportedly used fabricated data

SASAI. Yoshiki Sasai, deputy director of CDB (Riken Institute's Center for Developmental Biology) and one of the authors of the two nature STAP cell papers, speaks during a news conference in Tokyo, Japan, 16 April 2014. Kimimasa Mayama/EPA