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Takeshi Yokota

Takeshi Yokota, Japanese microbiologist, educator. Recipient 15th Saburo Kojima Memorial prize Saburo Kojima Memorial Association, 1979. Member Japanese Society Bacteriology (Asakawa prize 1980, director 1976-1982, 85-87), Japanese Society Chemotherapy (councillor), Japanese Society Infectious Diseases (councillor), New York Academy of Sciences, American Society Microbiology. Shintoist.

Background

  • Yokota, Takeshi was born on August 7, 1926 in Saitama, Japan. Son of Yoshiaki and Tomo Yokota.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine University Tokyo, 1950, D.Med. Sciences, 1956.

    Career

    • Akemi, Mari Yokota Kurasawa. Intern, University Hospital, Tokyo, 1950-1951, Graduate School Medicine, University Tokyo, 1951-1954. Assistant professor University Tokyo School Medicine, 1962-1963, associate professor, 1963-1966.

      Director Yamanashi Prefectural Institute for Public Health, Kofu, Yamanashi, 1966-1969. Visiting researcher University Pennsylvania School Medicine, 1957-1960, 69-70. Professor bacteriology, chairman department bacteriology School Medicine, Juntendo University, Tokyo, since 1971.

      Member cholera panel United States-Japan Cooperative Medical Sciences. Councillor Kyoritsu Pharmaceutical College, Tokyo.

    Works

    • Author 4 medical microbiology textbooks. Research, publications on role cyclic AMP in bacterial physiology, cholera vibrios, drug-resistance in bacteria, MRSA, pathogenic plasmids. Chief editor Japanese journal. bacteriology, 1979-1982, 85-87.

    Membership

    Member Japanese Society Bacteriology (Asakawa prize 1980, director 1976-1982, 85-87), Japanese Society Chemotherapy (councillor), Japanese Society Infectious Diseases (councillor), New York Academy of Sciences, American Society Microbiology. Shintoist.

    Connections

    • Married Yayoi Kaneko, April 7, 1951.
    • father: Yoshiaki Yokota
    • mother: Tomo Yokota
    • spouse: Yayoi Kaneko
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    Born August 7, 1926
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