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Kohei Kume, PhD

Research Scientist

Contact Information

Kohei Kume, PhD

Mailing Address

  • Müschen Lab

    300 George Street

    New Haven, CT 06511

    United States


Dr. Kohei Kume completed his PhD at Iwate University (Morioka, Japan) in 2011 with mentorship from Yasushi Saitoh, PhD. After a postdoctoral training at Iwate Medical University with mentorship from Satoshi S. Nishizuka MD, PhD, he joined Dr. Markus Müschen’s laboratory in 2017 at the Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope. He is currently an Associate Research Scientist in Dr. Müschen’s laboratory at Yale University, and studies the mechanisms and functional significance of autonomous Ca2+ oscillations in oncogenic signaling of multiple B-cell malignancies.

Education & Training

  • Postdoctoral Fellow
    City of Hope
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
    Iwate Medical University School of Medicine
  • PhD
    Iwate University, Bioresources Sciences (2011)

Honors & Recognition

ASH Abstract Achievement Award2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Research Grant from The Japan Prize Foundation2012

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