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molecular biology educator

Hiroshi Handa, Japanese, American molecular biology educator. Recipient Kitasato prize, 1991, Teshima prize, 1994, Yazaki prize, 2000. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Microbiology, Japanese Bio-chemical Society (councilor since 1991), Molecular Biology Society Japan (committee since 1993).

Background

Handa, Hiroshi was born on October 22, 1946 in Nakatsu, Oita, Japan. Son of Toyomi and Kikue Handa.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Keio University, 1972. Division of Medical Sciences, Keio University, 1976.

Career

Research associate University Tokyo, 1976-1977. Postdoctoral fellow National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1977-1978, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, 1978-1980. Research associate University Tokyo, 1980-1984, associate professor, 1984-1991.

Professor Tokyo Institute of Technology, since 1991. Head department biomolecular engineering Tokyo Institute of Technology, since 1993. Director Gene Research Center, Yokohoma, since 1997.

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Microbiology, Japanese Bio-chemical Society (councilor since 1991), Molecular Biology Society Japan (committee since 1993).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Ceramics, drawing, ice hockey.

Connections

Married Sachiko, November 11, 1973. Children: Gen, Kan, Sou.

father:
Toyomi Handa

mother:
Kikue Handa

spouse:
Sachiko

child:
Gen Handa

child:
Kan Handa

child:
Sou Handa