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Biologist

Aiko Amagai, Japanese biologist. Achievements include discovery of induction of zygote formation by ethylene in Dictyostelium. Member of Japanese Society Development Biologists (associate), Botanical Society Japan (associate).

Background

Amagai, Aiko was born on October 11, 1947 in Hatogaya, Saitama Prefecture, Japan. Daughter of Genzaburou and Mitsuko Mukasa.

Education

Master of Science, Kyoto University, 1979. Doctor of Science, Kyoto University, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy, Kyoto University, 1984.

Career

Associate professor Tohoku University, Sendai, since 1994.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of induction of zygote formation by ethylene in Dictyostelium.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Dictyostelium: A Model System for Cell and Developmental Biology. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of Japanese Society Development Biologists (associate), Botanical Society Japan (associate).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, skiing, travel.

Connections

Married Takashi Amagai, March 11, 1972 (divorced July 7, 1986). Children: Azusa, Akane.

father:
Genzaburou Mukasa

mother:
Mitsuko Mukasa

spouse:
Takashi Amagai

child:
Azusa Amagai

child:
Akane Amagai