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Biotechnologist

Hideo Toyama, Japanese biotechnologist. Achievements include breeding of cellulase hyper-producing mutants of fungus. Member American Chemical Society, Society for Biotechnology, Japan Society Bioscience, Biotechnology and Agrochemistry, Society for Antibacterial and Antifungal Agents Japan.

Background

Toyama, Hideo was born on November 22, 1954 in Miyazaki, Japan. Son of Nobuo and Keiko Toyama.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Miyazaki University, 1978. Master of Science, Miyazaki University, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, Osaka University, Japan, 1984.

Career

Engineer Organization for Promotion of Industrial Technology, Miyazaki, 1984-1985, Information Center of Industrial Tech, Miyazaki, 1985-1988, chief engineer, 1988-1989. Lecturer Minamikyushu University, 1989-1992, assistant professor, 1992-2000, professor, since 2000. Director Technology Leasing Organization, Inc., since 2006.

Achievements

  • Achievements include breeding of cellulase hyper-producing mutants of fungus.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Chemical Society, Society for Biotechnology, Japan Society Bioscience, Biotechnology and Agrochemistry, Society for Antibacterial and Antifungal Agents Japan.

Connections

Married Akiko Ohtsubo, August 4, 1985. Children: Akira, Makoto.

father:
Nobuo Toyama

mother:
Keiko Toyama

Spouse:
Akiko Ohtsubo

Child:
Akira Toyama

Child:
Makoto Toyama