Satoshi | Toda


Postdoctoral Fellow


2015 - present
Postdoctoral Fellow
University of California, San Francisco

2014 - 2015

Postdoctoral Fellow
Kyoto University

2009 - 2014

Ph.D., Medical Science
Kyoto University

2005 - 2009

B.Sc., Engineering
Kyoto University

Research Interests

Synthesis of cellular functions with molecular circuits or by developing new approaches


2016 - 2019 Human Frontier Science Program Long-Term Fellowship (HFSP)

2015 - 2016 Postdoctoral fellowship for research abroad (JSPS)

2012 - 2014 Research fellowship for young scientists DC2 (JSPS)

2013 Suzuki Koichi memorial award (The Japanese Biochemical Society)

2012 Young Investigator Award (Kyoto University)

2008 Hatakeyama Prize (The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers)


Toda, S., Blauch L.R.,Tang S.K.L., Morsut L*, Lim WA*; "Programming self-organizing multi-cellular structures with synthetic cell-cell signaling.", Science, 361,156-162 (2018)

Toda, S., Nishi C., Yanagihashi Y., Segawa K., and Nagata S., "Clearence of Apoptotic Cells and Pyrenocytes.", Curr. Top. Dev. Biol., 114, 267-295 (2015)

Toda, S., Segawa, K., Nagata, S.; "MerTK-mediated engulfment of pyrenocytes by central macrophages in erythroblastic islands." Blood 123, 3963-3971 (2014)

Nishi, C., Toda, S., Segawa, K., Nagata, S.; "Tim4- and MerTK-mediated engulfment of apoptotic cells by mouse resident peritoneal macrophages. Mol. Cell Biol. (2014), 34: 1512-1520.

Toda, S., Hanayama, R., Nagata, S.; "Two-step engulfment of apoptotic cells." Mol. Cell Biol. (2012), 32: 118:125.