Journal Articles

Mikami, K. (2018) Case of Inferred Doability: An Analysis of the Socio-intitutional Background of the STAP Cell Scandal, East Asian Science, Technology and Society: An International Journal, vol. 12(2), pp. 123-142.

Mikami, K. (2017) Orphans in the Market: The History of Orphan Drug Policy, Social History of Medicine, Online advance publication – open access

Mikami, K. & Stephens, N. (2016) Local Biologicals and the Politics of Standardization: making ethical pluripotent stem cells in the UK and Japan, BioSocieties, vol. 11(2), pp. 220-239. – open access

Mikami, K. (2015) Adoptable packages and the cost of their adoption: the craftwork of making the right cells for regenerative medicine in Japan, New Genetics and Society, vol. 34(4), pp. 377-397.

Mikami, K. (2015) State-Supported Science and Imaginary Lock-in: The Case of Regenerative Medicine in Japan, Science as Culture, vol. 24(2), pp. 183-204.

Mikami, K. (2011) Social Structures that iPS Cells Make Possible: What the Social Studies of Transplantation Tells Us about Regenerative Medicine, Japan Journal for Science, Technology and Society, vol. 20, pp. 57-80 (in Japanese).

Book Chapters

Mikami, K., Kent, A. & Haddow, G. (2016) The ‘life costs’ of living with rare genetic diseases (ch. 10), in Kumar, D. & Chadwick, R. (eds) Genomics and Society, London: Academic Press, pp. 193-206.

Mikami, K. (2015) Shifting Collaborations and the Quest for Legitimacy: Observation of Regenerative Medicine Research in Japan (ch. 8), in Penders, B., Vermeulen, N. & Parker J.N. (eds) Collaboration Across Health Research and Medical Care – Healthy Collaboration, Farnham: Ashgate, pp. 149-169.

Book Reviews

Mikami, K. (2017) Tetsuya Mima, Body as Risk – Modern Medicine and the Technology of Governance, East Asian Science, Technology and Society: An International Journal, vol. 11(1), pp. 113-117.

Mikami, K. (2012) Miwao Matsumoto, The Social Risks of Technoscience, East Asian Science, Technology and Society: An International Journal, vol. 6(2), pp. 289-292.

Mikami, K. (2011) Margaret Sleeboom-Faulkner (ed.), Human Genetic Biobanks in Asia: Politics of trust and scientific advancement, Asian Journal of Social Science, vol. 39(4), pp. 558-560.


Mikami, K. & Woolgar, S. (2018) STS as a Program of Ontological Disobedience: Koichi Mikami Talks with Steve Woolgar, Engaging Science, Technology, and Society, vol. 4, pp. 303-319. – open access

Mikami, K. & Sturdy, S. (2017) Patient organization involvement and the challenge of securing access to treatments for rare diseases: report of a policy engagement workshop, Research Involvement and Engagement, vol. 3(14), pp. 1-13. – open access

Mikami, K. (2017) 10 Years with human iPS cells (tentative translation), Gendai Shiso (Revue de la pensée d’aujourd’hui), vol. 45(9), pp. 60-71 (in Japanese)

Zarros, A., Overy, C., Mikami, K., Sturdy, S. & Tansey, E.M. (eds) (2017) The Therapeutic Implications of Muscular Dystrophy GenomicsWellcome Witnesses to Contemporary Medicine, vol. 62, London: Queen Mary University of London (ISBN 978 1 91019 5239). – open access

Mikami, K. (2014) Distance to Science: Thinking Sociology of Science using the Project on NBRP as a case (tentative translation), Seibutsugakushi Kenkyu (the History of Biology), vol. 91, pp. 11-13 (in Japanese).

Shineha, R., Iida, K., Nakao, H., Kikuchi, Y. Mikami, K., Ito, K. Hirata, K. & Hasegawa, M. (2014) “Science and Society” Education for Ph.D candidates: the case of SOKENDAI, The Journal of Science Policy and Research Management, vol. 29(2/3), pp. 90-105 (in Japanese).

Inoue, E., Yonemoto, S., Ichikawa, I., Muto, K., Machino, S., Iida, K., Shineha, R. & Mikami, K. (2014) The assessment report on the current state of human genome sequence and ELSI in Japan (tentative translation), a project report, published in Sokendai Repository (in Japanese).

Mikami, K. (2014) Social Construction of ‘Discipline’: Toward the Symbiosis of Disciplines, Journal of History of Science, vol. 269 (in Japanese).

Mikami, K. (2012) Social Demand for Regenerative medicine: The Issue of Cell’s Identity (tentative translation), in Hori, T. (ed.) Kansaibou Gijyutu no Hyojyunka – Saisei Iryo heno Kitai, Japan Standards Association (in Japanese).