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researcher , biochemistry professor

Hiroyuki Matsumoto, Japanese, American biochemistry professor, researcher. Achievements include prediction of beta-ionone ring binding pocket in rhodopsin; discovery of phosphorylated homologs of arrestin; research in molecular mechanism of vision, biological mass spectrometry, and ocular proteomics. Research grantee National Science Foundation, 1980-1988, National Institutes of Health, since 1985.

Background

Matsumoto, Hiroyuki was born on May 5, 1948 in Izuhara, Nagasaki, Japan. Son of Masayuki and Yuriko (Heima) Matsumoto. came to the United States, 1977.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Kyoto University, Japan, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, Kyoto University, Japan, 1977.

Career

Junior researcher University Hawaii, Honolulu, 1977-1979. Assistant research scientist Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1980-1985. From assistant assistant professor to associate professor University Oklahoma Health Science Center, Oklahoma City, 1985-1997.

Professor Health Science Center, University Oklahoma, since 1997. Member study section National Institutes of Health, since 1998. Director Epscor Oklahoma biotechnology network laser mass spectrometry facility National Science Foundation.

Achievements

  • Achievements include prediction of beta-ionone ring binding pocket in rhodopsin. Discovery of phosphorylated homologs of arrestin. Research in molecular mechanism of vision, biological mass spectrometry, and ocular proteomics.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals including Nature, Science.

Membership

Member Association Research Vision and Ophthalmology, American Society Biological Chemists, Protein Society, American Society for Mass Spectrometry, American Society for Photobiology, Japanese Society Zoology, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Makiko Ohnishi. 1 child, Masaomi.

father:
Masayuki Matsumoto

mother:
Yuriko (Heima) Matsumoto

spouse:
Makiko Ohnishi

child:
Masaomi Matsumoto