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Mikio Nishimura

Mikio Nishimura, Japanese biologist. Science grantee Natsunaga Science Foundation, Tokyo, 1976, Ishida Science Foundation, Nagoya, Japan, 1982, Naito Science Foundation, Tokyo, 1991, Nissan Science Foundation, Tokyo, 1994, Mitsubishi Science Foundation, Tokyo, 2004; recipient Young Scientist award Agricultural Chemical Society Japan, Tokyo, 1984, Chunichi Cultural prize, 2006. Member Japanesse Society Plant Physiologists, Botanical Society Japan.

Background

  • Nishimura, Mikio was born on March 15, 1949 in Nagoya, Aichi, Japan. Son of Kazuhiko and Shizu (Sato) Nishimura.

  • Education

    • Bachelor Agriculture, Nagoya University, 1971. Master Agriculture, Nagoya University, 1973. Doctor Agriculture, Nagoya University, 1977.

    Career

    • Research associate faculty agriculture Nagoya University, 1975-1987. Postdoctoral fellow University California, Santa Cruz, 1977-1979. Associate professor faculty science Kobe (Hyogo) University, 1987-1989.

      Professor department cell biology National Institute Basic Biology, Okazaki, Aichi, since 1989, chairman department cell biology, since 1996.

    Works

    • Author: Nature, 1979, Plant Physiology, 1986, Plant Cell, 1993, Science, 2004.

    Membership

    Member Japanesse Society Plant Physiologists, Botanical Society Japan.

    Connections

    • Married Ikuko Hara, April 20, 1980. Children: Kohei, Naoko.
    • father: Kazuhiko Nishimura
    • mother: Shizu (Sato) Nishimura
    • spouse: Ikuko Hara
    • children: Kohei Nishimura
    • Naoko Nishimura
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    Born March 15, 1949
    (age 68)
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    • 1971
      Nagoya University
    • 1973
      Nagoya University
    • 1977
      Nagoya University
    • 1975 - 1987
      Research associate, faculty agriculture Nagoya University
    • 1977 - 1979
      postdoctoral fellow, University California
      Santa Cruz, Argentina
    • 1987 - 1989
      associate, professor faculty science Kobe (Hyogo) University
    • 1989
      professor, department cell biology National Institute Basic Biology
      Okazaki, Aichi, Japan