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Hiroshi Nikaido

Hiroshi Nikaido, Japanese microbiologist. Recipient Paul Ehrlich award, Paul Ehrlich Foundation, 1969, Freedom to Discover Achievement award, Bristol-Myers Squibb, 2004. Fellow: American Academy Microbiology; member: National Academy of Sciences, American Academy Arts and Sciences, American Society Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, American Society Microbiology (editor Journal Bacteriology 1998—2002, Hoechst-Roussel award 1984).

Background

  • Nikaido, Hiroshi was born on March 26, 1932 in Tokyo. Arrived in the United States, 1962. Son of Tatsuya and Ryo Nikaido.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, 1955. Doctor in Medical Science, Keio University, Tokyo, 1961.

    Career

    • Associate bacteriology Harvard Medical School, Boston, 1963-1964, assistant professor, 1965-1969. Associate professor University California, Berkeley, 1969-1971, professor, since 1971. Science advisory Essential Therapeutics, Mountain View, California, 1992—2002.

    Works

    • Microbial Biotechnology: Fundamentals of Applied Microbiology
    • Knowledge in microbiology is growing exponentially through the determination of genomic sequences of hundreds of microorganisms and the invention of new technologies such as genomics, transcriptomics, and proteomics, to deal with this avalanche of information.
    • Co-author: Microbial Biotechnology, 1995, 2nd edition, 2007. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Fellow: American Academy Microbiology. Member: National Academy of Sciences, American Academy Arts and Sciences, American Society Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, American Society Microbiology (editor Journal Bacteriology 1998—2002, Hoechst-Roussel award 1984).

    Connections

    • Married Kishiko Jokura, March 11, 1963. Children: Michio, George.
    • father: Tatsuya Nikaido
    • mother: Ryo Nikaido
    • spouse: Kishiko Jokura
    • children: Michio Nikaido
    • George Nikaido
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    Born March 26, 1932
    Nationality
    • 1955
      Keio University
    • 1961
      Keio University
    • 1963 - 1964
      Associate, bacteriology Harvard Medical School
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1969 - 1971
      associate, professor University California
      Berkeley, California, United States