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George Joji Kasai

consultant , microbiologist , researcher , virologist

George Joji Kasai, American microbiologist, virologist, consultant, researcher. Recipient Special recognition Swiss Serum and Vaccine Institute, Berne, 1967, Commendation award Japanese Ground Self Defense Forces, Tokyo, 1975, Outstanding award Department Army, 1973, 80, 84; Sigma Xi fellow, 1967; American Association for the Advancement of Science fellow, 1967.

Background

Kasai, George Joji was born on April 8, 1917 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Araji and Kichino (Miura) Kasai.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of California at Los Angeles, 1942. S.M. Entertainment, University Chicago, 1945, Doctor of Philosophy, 1952.

Career

Research assistant, bacteriologist department microbiology University Chicago, 1945-1952. Special fellow Zoller Dental Clinic University Chicago, 1950, research associate in oral bacteriology, 1952-1964, research associate cholera research, assistant professor, 1964-1969. Supervisor microbiologist in bacteriology Camp Zama, Sagami-Ono, Japan, 1969-1975.

Immunology subsect Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, 1975-1987. Consultant Swiss Serum and Vaccine, Berne, 1967, World Health Organization Cholera Panel, Geneva, 1967, John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, 1967. Joint investigator, epidemiology Vibrio parahemolyticus, Indonesia, 1972-1973.

Works

  • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Society Microbiology, Society General Microbiology, American Association for the Advancement of Science, New York Academy of Sciences, Sigma Xi. Subspecialties: Virology (medicine).

Connections

Married Tama Katako, July 7, 1946 (deceased 1989). Children: Margaret L. Kasai Freeburg, Elizabeth J. Kasai Collins, Patricia J. Associate of Arts, Los Angeles Junior College, 1936.

father:
Araji Kasai

mother:
Kichino (Miura) Kasai

spouse:
Tama Katako

children:
Margaret L. Kasai Freeburg Kasai

Elizabeth J. Kasai Collins Kasai

Patricia J. Associate of Arts Kasai

Los Angeles Junior College Kasai

1936 Kasai