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George Joji Kasai

George Joji Kasai, American microbiologist, virologist, consultant, researcher. Recipient Special recognition Swiss Serum and Vaccine Institute, Berne, 1967, Commendation award Japanese Ground Self Defense Forces, Tokyo, 1975, Outstanding award Department Army, 1973, 80, 84; Sigma Xi fellow, 1967; American Association for the Advancement of Science fellow, 1967.

Background

  • Kasai, George Joji was born on April 8, 1917 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Araji and Kichino (Miura) Kasai.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University of California at Los Angeles, 1942. S.M. Entertainment, University Chicago, 1945, Doctor of Philosophy, 1952.

    Career

    • Research assistant, bacteriologist department microbiology University Chicago, 1945-1952. Special fellow Zoller Dental Clinic University Chicago, 1950, research associate in oral bacteriology, 1952-1964, research associate cholera research, assistant professor, 1964-1969. Supervisor microbiologist in bacteriology Camp Zama, Sagami-Ono, Japan, 1969-1975.

      Immunology subsect Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, 1975-1987. Consultant Swiss Serum and Vaccine, Berne, 1967, World Health Organization Cholera Panel, Geneva, 1967, John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, 1967. Joint investigator, epidemiology Vibrio parahemolyticus, Indonesia, 1972-1973.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member American Society Microbiology, Society General Microbiology, American Association for the Advancement of Science, New York Academy of Sciences, Sigma Xi. Subspecialties: Virology (medicine).

    Connections

    • Married Tama Katako, July 7, 1946 (deceased 1989). Children: Margaret L. Kasai Freeburg, Elizabeth J. Kasai Collins, Patricia J. Associate of Arts, Los Angeles Junior College, 1936.
    • father: Araji Kasai
    • mother: Kichino (Miura) Kasai
    • spouse: Tama Katako
    • children: Margaret L. Kasai Freeburg Kasai
    • Elizabeth J. Kasai Collins Kasai
    • Patricia J. Associate of Arts Kasai
    • Los Angeles Junior College Kasai
    • 1936 Kasai
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