Hirohide Saito

Hirohide Saito

Professor,
Kyoto University

Dr. Hirohide Saito is now Professor at Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA), Kyoto University. After completing predoctoral training at the University of Tokyo and SUNY Buffalo in USA, he received his Ph.D. from the University of Tokyo in 2002. He is interested in the field of RNA synthetic biology & nanotechnology. He aims to understand  design principle of living systems and develop new biotechnology . Recently he developed “RNA switches” and and "RNA-protein (RNP) architectures" to detect and control live cell functions in a customized manner.