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Tohru Komano

Tohru Komano, Japanese molecular biology educator. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Japanese Society Bioscience Biotechnology Biochemistry (prize of agriculture chemistry 1990), Japanese Society Biochemistry, Japanese Society Molecular Biology.

Background

  • Komano, Tohru was born on September 29, 1933 in Kyoto. Son of Yoshio and Sui Komano.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Kyoto University, 1957. Master, Kyoto University, 1959. Doctor, Kyoto University, 1963.

    Career

    • Instructor Kyoto University, 1962-1968, associate professor, 1968-1973, professor molecular biology, 1974—1996, professor emeritus, since 1996. Fulbright exchange scholar California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 1965-1967.

    Works

    • Author: New Biochemistry (in Japanese), 1987.

    Membership

    Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Japanese Society Bioscience Biotechnology Biochemistry (prize of agriculture chemistry 1990), Japanese Society Biochemistry, Japanese Society Molecular Biology.

    Personality

    Interests

    Music, golf.

    Connections

    • Married Sumiko Komano, December 8, 1962. Children: Hiroshi, Kyoko, Atsushi.
    • father: Yoshio Komano
    • mother: Sui Komano
    • spouse: Sumiko Komano
    • children: Hiroshi Komano
    • Kyoko Komano
    • Atsushi Komano
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    Born September 29, 1933
    Nationality
    • 1957
      Kyoto University
    • 1959
      Kyoto University
    • 1963
      Kyoto University