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Itsuo Kurobane

chemical company executive

Itsuo Kurobane, Japanese chemical company executive. Grantee Chicago Heart Association 1981-1982. Member American Chemical Society, American Society Microbiology, Chemical Institute Canada, Japan Society Agricultural Chemistry, Japan Bio-chemical Society, Japan Bioindustry Association, Japan Antibiotics Research Association.

Background

Kurobane, Itsuo was born on December 23, 1944 in Karasuyama, Tochigi, Japan. Son of Takeo and Kiyono Kurobane.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Tokyo, 1970. Master of Science, University Tokyo, 1972. Postgraduate, Washington State University, 1974.

Doctor of Agricultural Science, University Tokyo, 1975.

Career

Research associate Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada, 1975-1979. Guest scientist National Research Council. Senior research associate Wisconsin University, Madison, 1979-1980.

Associate faculty Northwestern University, Chicago, 1980-1982. Deputy manager Hoechst Japan Research Laboratory, Kawagoe, 1982-1988. Project manager Rhone-Poulenc Agrochimie, Lyon, France, 1988-1990.

Research director Rhone-Poulenc Agro, Tsukuba, Japan, 1990—2000. Advisory Aventis Crop Science, Japan, 2000—2004, Bayer Crop Science, Japan, since 2004.

Membership

Member American Chemical Society, American Society Microbiology, Chemical Institute Canada, Japan Society Agricultural Chemistry, Japan Bio-chemical Society, Japan Bioindustry Association, Japan Antibiotics Research Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, tennis, golf.

Connections

Married Sachiko Ishimori, September 23, 1973. 1 child, Emie Laura.

father:
Takeo Kurobane

mother:
Kiyono Kurobane

spouse:
Sachiko Ishimori

child:
Emie Laura Kurobane