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Yoshihiko Yamada

Yoshihiko Yamada, Japanese molecular biologist. Achievements include patents in field. Recipient William J. Gies award, 1996.

Background

  • Yamada, Yoshihiko was born on February 7, 1943 in Osaka, Japan. Son of Yoshikazu and Hideko (Akino) Yamada.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy, Osaka University, 1971.

    Career

    • Research associate University Pittsburgh, 1972-1975, research assistant professor, 1975-1979. Visiting scientist National Cancer Institute/National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1979-1983, National Institute of Dental Research/National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, 1983-1985, chief scientist, since 1985.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include patents in field.

    Connections

    • Married Makiko Yoshimura, January 1971. Children: Tomohiko, Towako.
    • father: Yoshikazu Yamada
    • mother: Hideko (Akino) Yamada
    • spouse: Makiko Yoshimura
    • children: Tomohiko Yamada
    • Towako Yamada
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    Born February 7, 1943
    (age 74)
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    • 1971
      Osaka University
    • 1979 - 1983
      visiting scientist, National Cancer Institute/National Institutes of Health
      Bethesda, Maryland, United States
    • 1983 - 1985
      visiting scientist, National Cancer Institute/National Institutes of Health
      Bethesda, Maryland, United States

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