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gene engineering educator

Hiroshi Sakai, Japanese gene engineering educator. Member American Society for Microbiology, Japan Society for Bioscience, Biotechnology and Agrochemistry, Molecular Biology Society Japan, Japan Bio-chemical Society.

Background

Sakai, Hiroshi was born on August 11, 1946 in Osaka, Japan. Son of Yuji Hashimoto and Toyoko.

Education

Bachelor in Agriculture, Kyoto University, 1969. Master in Agriculture, Kyoto University, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, Kyoto University, 1974.

Career

Postdoctoral researcher Japan Society for Promotion of Science, Tokyo, 1974. Research instructor Kyoto University, 1974-1985, associate professor, 1985-1999. Professor Okayama (Japan) University, since 1999.

Research associate Yale University, New Haven, 1980, New York University, 1980—1982. Visiting research scientist University Paris 7, 1989. Part-time lecturer Kyoto Prefectural University, 1989—1994, Osaka Prefecture University, 1997—1999, Osaka University, 2004.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals including Journal of Bacteriology, Proceedings National Academy of Sciences United States of America, Biotechnology Genetic Engineering Revs., Nucleic Acids Research, Applied Environl. Microbiology, Biochemical Biophysics Acta.

Membership

Member American Society for Microbiology, Japan Society for Bioscience, Biotechnology and Agrochemistry, Molecular Biology Society Japan, Japan Bio-chemical Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, swimming, art, skiing, travel.

Connections

Son of; married Tomoko Kano, September 23, 1976. Children: Shoichi, Maki, Tomoaki.

father:
Yuji Hashimoto

mother:
Toyoko Son

spouse:
Tomoko Kano

child:
Shoichi Sakai

child:
Maki Sakai

child:
Tomoaki Sakai