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January 29, 2009

Kanako Hayashi, Ph.D., has joined the faculty at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Carbondale as a research assistant professor in physiology.

She comes to SIU from Texas A & M University where she was on faculty in the animal science department (2005-08).  She also completed one-year fellowship and an internal grant project in reproductive biology at Texas (2003-04, 2006-07).

Hayashi earned her doctoral degree at Iwate University in Japan (2002) and her master’s and bachelor’s degrees at Obihiro University in Japan (1999, 1997).

She has published 27 peer-reviewed on her research interest of uterine biology.  She is a member of Society for the Study of Reproduction.

Hayashi is married to James A. MacLean II, Ph.D., also on SIU’s physiology faculty in Carbondale.

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