Kubokata, who did her Ph. D. at Waseda University, has been accused of scientific misconduct by RIKEN concerning her publications on a simplified procedure for iPS cell generation. As announced by the president of Waseda University, there will be a grace period allowing for resubmission of the thesis due to defects in guidance and review processes at the level of the university

Nikkei Biotech news release, Oct. 7, 2014