Ken-ichiro Kamei
Associate Professor

Ken-ichiro Kamei is an Associate Professor and a Principle Investigator at WPI-iCeMS, Kyoto University, where he joined as a faculty member in 2010. He obtained his doctorate in Engineering from Tokyo Institute of Technology in 2003 (with Prof. M. Aizawa and E. Kobatake). During 2003-2006, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Molecular Biology Institute, the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) (with Prof. H. R. Herschman). In 2006, he was promoted as a Staff Research Associate at the California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI), UCLA (with Prof. H. R. Tseng). He has developed microfluidic platforms for phenotypic analysis of human PSCs and in vitro cancer diagnosis. His current research interest is to develop “Body on a Chip” platforms to recapitulate in vivo physiological conditions by integrating micro/nanotechnology and stem cell biology.