Yuka Suzuki


Yuka graduated with a BSc (Hons) in life sciences from the National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore, and received her MSc in cancer biology at University College London, UK.

Stories by Yuka Suzuki

Scientists Study Kidney Cancer Genome From Many Angles

An integrative genomic analysis has identified critical genes linked to kidney cancer, paving the way for better treatment of the cancer.

Genome Study Reveals Secret Of Pacific Bluefin Tuna’s Superior Eyesight

Japanese scientists have analyzed the genome of the Pacific bluefin tuna, a highly prized fish that is also known for its superior eyesight.

Duck Genome May Reveal Clues For Combating Bird Flu

An international team of scientists has analyzed the duck genome for the first time, revealing genetic factors that protect ducks from the harmful effects of bird flu.

Gene Associated With Adolescent-Onset Scoliosis Identified

Japanese researchers have identified the first gene to be linked to adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.

Study Identifies Genetic Loci Linked To Colorectal Cancer In East Asians

Researchers have identified three new genetic risk factors linked to colorectal cancer in East Asians.

More Fukushima Cancer Deaths Than Predicted, Study

Scientists warn that the number of cancer deaths resulting from the Fukushima disaster could be closer to 1,000 than the 125 predicted.

Ryukyuan, Ainu People Genetically Similar

The Ryukyuan and the Ainu share similar genetic traits despite living on opposite ends of the Japan Archipelago, a new study has found.

Brain Inflammation Linked To Schizophrenia, Study

An Australian study has shown increased inflammation in the brains of people with schizophrenia, tightening the link between immune function and schizophrenia.

Tsunami Debris From Japan Carries Biological Species To California

The spread of invasive biological species may be the next item on the list of potential global threats caused by the Japanese tsunami of March 2011.