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Yasufumi Murakami

Yasufumi Murakami, Japanese science educator, biotechnology company executive. Achievements include research in determined the complete DNA sequence of sixth chromosome of yeast; research in clarified the molecular mechanism of DNA replication of DNA tumor viruses. Member of American Society Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

Background

  • Murakami, Yasufumi was born on June 8, 1955 in Rikuzentakata, Iwate, Japan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Tokyo University, 1979. Master of Science, Tokyo University. Doctor of Philosophy, Tokyo University, 1984.

    Career

    • Post doctoral research fellow Mmorial Sloan Ketteing Cancer Center, New York City, 1984—1986. Senior researcher Rikagaku Kenkyūsho, Tsukuba, Japan, 1986—1999. Professor, director Tokyo University of Science, Noda, Japan, since 1999.

      Founder, vice president Biomatrix Research Inc., Noda, Chiba, Japan, since 2002.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in determined the complete DNA sequence of sixth chromosome of yeast. Research in clarified the molecular mechanism of DNA replication of DNA tumor viruses.

    Works

    • Editor: (book) Introduction of Bioinformatics, 2002. Author: Outcome of the Human Genome Project, 2003. Editor: Molecular Biology of the Post-Genome Era, 2003.

    Membership

    Member of American Society Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

    Personality

    Interests

    Fly fishing.

    Connections

    • Married.
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    Born June 8, 1955
    (age 62)
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    • 1979
      Tokyo University
    • 1984
      Tokyo University
    • 1984 - 1986
      Post doctoral research fellow, Mmorial Sloan Ketteing Cancer Center
    • 1986 - 1999
      senior, researcher Rikagaku Kenkyūsho
      Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    • 1999
      professor, Tokyo University of Science
      Nöda, Thuringen, Germany
    • 1999
      director, Tokyo University of Science
      Nöda, Thuringen, Germany