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Daisuke Yamamoto

educator , Life science researcher

Daisuke Yamamoto, Japanese life science researcher, educator. Achievements include isolation of drosophila mutants defective in sexual behavior. Recipient Brain Science award Brain Science Foundation, Tokyo, 1994.

Background

Yamamoto, Daisuke was born on March 12, 1954 in Tokyo. Son of Tatsuro and Maki (Okada) Yamamoto.

Education

Bachelor, Tokyo University Agriculture and Technology, Fuchu, Japan, 1976. Master of Arts, Tokyo University Agriculture and Technology, Fuchu, Japan, 1978. Doctor of Science, University Hokkaido, Sapporo, Japan, 1981.

Career

Junior researcher Mitsubishi Kasei Institute Life Sciences, Machida, Japan, 1980-1989, senior researcher Japan, 1989-1999, director ERATO Yamamoto project Japan, 1994-1999. Fellow Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, 1981-1983. Visiting scientist Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, United States, 1993, University Paris XI, Orsay, France, 1994-1996.

Professor Waseda University School Human Science, since 1999. Professor School of Science Engineering Waseda University, since 2003.

Achievements

  • Achievements include isolation of drosophila mutants defective in sexual behavior.

Connections

Married Sumiko Hara, May 6, 1985. Children: Asami, Kinumi.

father:
Tatsuro Yamamoto

mother:
Maki (Okada) Yamamoto

spouse:
Sumiko Hara

children:
Asami Yamamoto

Kinumi Yamamoto