Spotlight on early-career researchers: an interview with Toshiro Moroishi

    Toshiro Moroishi is an Associate Professor at the Department of Molecular Enzymology at Kumamoto University, Japan where he has led his own group since December 2017. Research in his lab is focused on the role and regulation of Hippo signalling in development and cancer with a specific interest in the role for Hippo in immunosuppression. He tells us about his research interests, career and lessons learned along the way, as part of our series on early-career researchers.

    Credit: Toshiro Moroishi

    This interview was conducted by Senior Editor Christina Karlsson Rosenthal.


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    Spotlight on early-career researchers: an interview with Toshiro Moroishi. Commun Biol 2, 341 (2019).

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