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Katsuo Furukubo-Tokunaga

Katsuo Furukubo-Tokunaga, Japanese biology professor. Grantee, Roche Research Foundation, Switzerland, 1993-1995, Swiss National Science Foundation, 1994-1997, Yamada Science Foundation, Japan, 1996-1997, Minister Education Science Japan, since 1997. Member Genetical Society United Kingdom, Genetics Society of America, Society Neurosci.

Background

  • Furukubo-Tokunaga, Katsuo was born on September 24, 1954 in Nagoya, Aichi, Japan. Son of Kanjiro and Kiyoko (Hijikata) Tokunaga.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Kyoto University, 1979. Master of Science, Nagoya University, 1990. Doctor of Science, Nagoya University, 1984.

    Career

    • Research fellow National Institute Basic Biology, Okazaki, Japan, 1983. Senior research staff Chiba Cancer Center, 1983—1988. Senior research associate University Basel, Switzerland, 1988—1992, assistant professor, 1992—1995.

      Associate professor University Tsukuba, Japan, 1995—2010, professor, since 2010. Project leader Tsukuba Advisory Research Alliance.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member Genetical Society United Kingdom, Genetics Society of America, Society Neurosci.

    Personality

    Interests

    Mountain walking, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Midori Furukubo, September 24, 1979. 1 child, Mizuho.
    • father: Kanjiro Tokunaga
    • mother: Kiyoko (Hijikata) Tokunaga
    • spouse: Midori Furukubo
    • child: Mizuho Furukubo-Tokunaga
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    Born September 24, 1954
    (age 62)
    Nationality
    • 1979
      Kyoto University
    • 1990
      Nagoya University
    • 1984
      Nagoya University
    • 1983
      Research fellow, National Institute Basic Biology
      Okazaki, Aichi, Japan
    • 1983 - 1988
      senior, research staff Chiba Cancer Center
    • 1988 - 1992
      senior, research associate University Basel
      Switzerland
    • 1995 - 2010
      associate, professor University Tsukuba
      Japan
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