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hormone science educator

Hiroshi Kawauchi, Japanese hormone science educator. Recipient 1st Kitasato Sibasaburo Memorial award Kitasato Institute, 1988, Japan Agricultural Science prize, Association Japanese Agricultural Scientific Societies, 2004, Yomiuri prize Agrl Science, 2004, Medal with Purple Ribbon, Japanese Government, 2005; Mitubishi Foundation grantee, 1990.

Background

Kawauchi, Hiroshi was born on July 18, 1940 in Onomichi, Hiroshima, Japan. Son of Shoichi and Kimiko (Kanenaga) Kawauchi.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, 1966. Master of Science, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, 1971.

Career

Fellow hormone research laboratory University California, San Francisco, 1971-1974. Associate professor Kitasato University School Fisheries Sciences, Sanriku, Iwate, Japan, 1974-1981. Professor Kitasato University, Japan, since 1981, head library Japan, 1983-1988, head of department Japan, since 1992.

Affiliate professor Kitasato Institute, Tokyo, since 1988. Member committee Ministry International Trade and Industry, Tokyo, 1988-1997. Council member International Federation Comparative Endocrinology.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Discovered hormones, 1983, 88, 90 (award 1988, 93, 2002).

Membership

Committee member Ofunato City, Iwate, 1988. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Japanese Agricultural Chemical Society (award 1979), Japanese Society Comparative Endocrinology, International Comparative Endocrinology Society (member council since 2001, award 1993), New York Academy of Sciences, Nippon Suisan Gakkai (award 1987), Japan Society for Pituatary Research (president 1999-2000), Japan Society Pituitary Research (award 2002).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, fishing.

Connections

Married Sachiko Kitagawa, March 8, 1971 (deceased May 1983). Children: Shimako, Shigehiro, Naohiro. Married Yoriko Kitajima, February 20, 1984.

father:
Shoichi Kawauchi

mother:
Kimiko (Kanenaga) Kawauchi

spouse:
Sachiko Kitagawa

spouse:
Yoriko Kitajima

child:
Shimako Kawauchi

child:
Shigehiro Kawauchi

child:
Naohiro Kawauchi