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Hideo Toyama

Hideo Toyama, Japanese biotechnologist. Achievements include breeding of cellulase hyper-producing mutants of fungus. Member American Chemical Society, Society for Biotechnology, Japan Society Bioscience, Biotechnology and Agrochemistry, Society for Antibacterial and Antifungal Agents Japan.

Background

  • Toyama, Hideo was born on November 22, 1954 in Miyazaki, Japan. Son of Nobuo and Keiko Toyama.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Miyazaki University, 1978. Master of Science, Miyazaki University, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, Osaka University, Japan, 1984.

    Career

    • Engineer Organization for Promotion of Industrial Technology, Miyazaki, 1984-1985, Information Center of Industrial Tech, Miyazaki, 1985-1988, chief engineer, 1988-1989. Lecturer Minamikyushu University, 1989-1992, assistant professor, 1992-2000, professor, since 2000. Director Technology Leasing Organization, Inc., since 2006.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include breeding of cellulase hyper-producing mutants of fungus.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member American Chemical Society, Society for Biotechnology, Japan Society Bioscience, Biotechnology and Agrochemistry, Society for Antibacterial and Antifungal Agents Japan.

    Connections

    • Married Akiko Ohtsubo, August 4, 1985. Children: Akira, Makoto.
    • father: Nobuo Toyama
    • mother: Keiko Toyama
    • spouse: Akiko Ohtsubo
    • children: Akira Toyama
    • Makoto Toyama
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    Born November 22, 1954
    (age 62)
    Nationality
    • 1978
      Miyazaki University
    • 1980
      Miyazaki University
    • 1984
      Osaka University
    • 1984 - 1985
      Engineer, Organization for Promotion of Industrial Technology
      Miyazaki, Japan
    • 1985 - 1988
      Engineer, Organization for Promotion of Industrial Technology
      Miyazaki, Japan
    • 2006
      director, Technology Leasing Organization
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