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Ryuichiro Kurane

Ryuichiro Kurane, Japanese microbiologist. Recipient Commendation award Minister State for Science and Technology, Japan, 1984, Minister State for Science and Technical award, 1985, 94; Ichimura Academy award Prince Mikasanomiya, 1995, Canada Government Committment award, 1999.

Background

  • Kurane, Ryuichiro was born on April 18, 1945 in Yachiho, Japan. Son of Kanyu and Toyoji (Deura) Kurane.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Tokyo, 1969. Master of Science, University Tokyo, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, University Tokyo, 1974.

    Career

    • From researcher to senior researcher Fermentation Research Institutes, Chiba, Japan, 1974-1988, head laboratory Japan, 1988-1993. Professor Tokyo University Agricultural and Technology, 1990-1993. Director planning National Institute Bioscience and Human-Technology, Tsukuba, Japan, 1993-1995, director applied microbiology department Japan, since 1995.

      Professor microbiology University Chiba Industrial Technology, since 2000. Technical advisor to governor Fukushima, Japan, since 1987. Co-chairman environmental biotechnology special committee Organization for Economic Corporation and Development, Paris, since 1994, co-chairman special committee biotechnology clean industrial products and processes, 1995-1998, co-chairman special committee biotechnology sustainable industrial development, since 1998.

    Works

    • Author: Isolation of Microorganism, 1986, Bio New Material, 1987, Biodegradable Plastics, 1995, Bioconversion, 1993, Bioremediation, 1997. Member editorial board Journal Clean Products and Processes, since 1998.

    Personality

    Interests

    Hobbies, tennis.

    Connections

    • Married Hiromi Iwasaka, October, 1973. Children: Akiko, Naoko, Takashi.
    • father: Kanyu Kurane
    • mother: Toyoji (Deura) Kurane
    • spouse: Hiromi Iwasaka
    • children: Akiko Kurane
    • Naoko Kurane
    • Takashi Kurane
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    Born April 18, 1945
    (age 72)
    Nationality
    • 1969
      University Tokyo
    • 1971
      University Tokyo
    • 1974
      University Tokyo
    • 1974 - 1988
      From researcher, to senior researcher Fermentation Research Institutes
      Chiba, Japan
    • 1990 - 1993
      professor, Tokyo University Agricultural and Technology
    • 1993 - 1995
      director, planning National Institute Bioscience and Human-Technology
      Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
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