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Motoki Kubo

Motoki Kubo, Japanese biotechnologist, educator. Achievements include research in bioremediation, environmental diagnosis. Recipient Watanabe Mitsuhiko prize, Ritsumeikan University, 2000, 2010, Ando Momofuku prize, Syoku Sou Kai, 2006; Research grant, Sapporo Bioscience Foundation, 2008.

Background

  • Kubo, Motoki was born on September 8, 1959 in Onomichi-shi, Hiroshima-ken, Japan. Son of Yoshifumi and Yohko Kubo.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Hiroshima University, 1983. Master, Hiroshima University, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy, Osaka University, Osaka-fu, Japan, 1988.

    Career

    • Professor Ritsumeikan University, Kusatsu-shi, Japan, since 2002.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in bioremediation, environmental diagnosis.

    Connections

    • Married Keiko Yamane, June 21, 1987. Children: Kuniko, Takamasa.
    • father: Yoshifumi Kubo
    • mother: Yohko Kubo
    • spouse: Keiko Yamane
    • children: Kuniko Kubo
    • Takamasa Kubo
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    Born September 8, 1959
    (age 57)
    Nationality
    • 1983
      Hiroshima University
    • 1985
      Hiroshima University
    • 1988
      Osaka University
    • 2002
      Professor, Ritsumeikan University
      Japan