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Biotechnologist , educator

Haruyasu Kinashi, Japanese biotechnologist, educator. Achievements include first to isolation of giant linear plasmids from streptomyces; first to circularization and muliplication of streptomyces linear chromosomes; research in secondary metabolism-related genes on streptomyces linear plasmids.

Background

Kinashi, Haruyasu was born on January 22, 1947 in Tokyo.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Tokyo, 1974.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow Rikagaku Kenkyūsho, Wako, Japan, 1974—1976. Researcher Mitsubishi Kasei Institute Life Sciences, Machida, 1976—1990. Associate professor Hiroshima University, 1990—1997, professor, since 1997.

Achievements

  • Achievements include first to isolation of giant linear plasmids from streptomyces. First to circularization and muliplication of streptomyces linear chromosomes. Research in secondary metabolism-related genes on streptomyces linear plasmids.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals (Society Actinomycetes Japan award, 2007).

Connections

Married Shizuko Tagaya. Children: Yoko Seki, Minori Yasunaga.

spouse:
Shizuko Tagaya

child:
Yoko Seki Kinashi

child:
Minori Yasunaga Kinashi