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Shin-Ichi Tokuno

Shin-Ichi Tokuno, American microbiologist. Achievements include work with bacterial nitrification and granular activated carbon in water treatment plant; waste water plant solar energy used for disinfection to avoid use of chlorine. National Institutes of Health grantee, 1980-1983, 83-86.

Background

  • Tokuno, Shin-Ichi was born on January 1, 1936 in Osaka, Japan. Came to the United States, 1960. Son of Kazuo and Akiko (Watanabe) Tokuno.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Biology, Osaka City University, 1958. Master of Science in Microbiology, Osaka City University, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy in Molecular Genetics, University Houston, 1972.

      Certified in medical technical, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1984.

    Career

    • Research assistant microbiology University Chicago, 1960-1962, Ontario Cancer Institute, Toronto, Canada, 1965-1969. Research associate Baylor College Medicine, Houston, 1969-1970. Teaching assistant department biology University Houston, 1970-1972.

      Research associate St. Louis University, 1972-1974, State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1974-1977, University Arizona, Tucson, 1977-1978. Assistant professor microbiology Texas Agricultural and Mechanical, Kingsville, 1978-1983. Microbiologist City of Corpus Christi (Texas), since 1989.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include work with bacterial nitrification and granular activated carbon in water treatment plant. Waste water plant solar energy used for disinfection to avoid use of chlorine.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    President Laboratory Analyst Section, Corpus Christi, 1996-1997. Member American Association Water Works, American Society Microbiology, American Desalting Association, Texas Water Utilities Association.

    Connections

    • Married Michiko Uto, July 1964. 1 child, Mary.
    • father: Kazuo Tokuno
    • mother: Akiko (Watanabe) Tokuno
    • spouse: Michiko Uto
    • child: Mary Tokuno
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    Born January 1, 1936
    Nationality
    • 1958
      Osaka City University
    • 1960
      Osaka City University
    • 1972
      University Houston
    • 1984
      Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University
    • 1960 - 1962
      Research assistant, microbiology University Chicago
    • 1965 - 1969
      Research assistant, microbiology University Chicago
      Toronto, Ohio, United States
    • 1969 - 1970
      research associate, Baylor College Medicine
      Houston, Texas, United States
    • 1970 - 1972
      teaching assistant, department biology University Houston
    • 1972 - 1974
      research associate, St. Louis University
    • 1974 - 1977
      research associate, St. Louis University
      Stony Brook, New York, United States
    • 1977 - 1978
      research associate, St. Louis University
      Tucson, Arizona, United States
    • 1978 - 1983
      assistant, professor microbiology Texas Agricultural and Mechanical
      Kingsville, Missouri, United States
    • 1989
      microbiologist, City of Corpus Christi (Texas)
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