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Jitsutaro Kawaguchi
Manager, Department of Cell Engineering at ID Pharma Co., Ltd., Japan


Jitsutaro Kawaguchi is a manager of a cell engineering business in ID Pharma Co., Ltd. (formerly DNAVEC Corporation), covering R&D, product management and licensing of the Sendai-Virus Vector based cell reprogramming kit; CytoTune-iPS and its technology collaborating with both academic and industrial partners. He previously worked at University of Edinburgh and University of Cambridge as a research fellow in the field of pluripotent stem cells and their differentiation.

Jitsutaro Kawaguchi earned a PhD degree in Life Science from the Tokyo Institute of Technology, graduating in 1999.

Agenda Sessions

  • ID Pharma Co., Ltd. Case Study – Sendai Virus