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Akira Okuyama

Akira Okuyama, Japanese pharmaceutical company research executive.

Background

  • Okuyama, Akira was born on September 24, 1945 in Tokyo. Son of Susumu and Nijiko (Furukawa) Okuyama.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Tokyo, 1970. Master of Arts, University Tokyo, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, University Tokyo, 1975.

    Career

    • Postdoctoral fellow Roche Institute Molecular Biology, New Jersey, 1975-1977. Senior research associate Institute Microbial Chemistry, Tokyo, 1977-1987. Manager exploratory research laboratory Banyu Pharmaceutical Limited company, 1988-1992.

      Director molecular biology research laboratory Banyu Tsukuba (Japan) Research Institute, 1992-1994, director, since 1994.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis, golf, music.

    Connections

    • Married Ikuko Shimizu, May 21, 1972. 1 child, Satoshi.
    • father: Susumu Okuyama
    • mother: Nijiko (Furukawa) Okuyama
    • spouse: Ikuko Shimizu
    • child: Satoshi Okuyama
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    Born September 24, 1945
    (age 71)
    Nationality
    • 1970
      University Tokyo
    • 1972
      University Tokyo
    • 1975
      University Tokyo
    • 1975 - 1977
      Postdoctoral fellow, Roche Institute Molecular Biology
      New Jersey, United States
    • 1977 - 1987
      senior, research associate Institute Microbial Chemistry
      Tokyo, Japan
    • 1988 - 1992
      manager, exploratory research laboratory Banyu Pharmaceutical Company