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Katsuo Furukubo-Tokunaga

biology professor

Katsuo Furukubo-Tokunaga, Japanese biology professor. Grantee, Roche Research Foundation, Switzerland, 1993-1995, Swiss National Science Foundation, 1994-1997, Yamada Science Foundation, Japan, 1996-1997, Minister Education Science Japan, since 1997. Member Genetical Society United Kingdom, Genetics Society of America, Society Neurosci.

Background

Furukubo-Tokunaga, Katsuo was born on September 24, 1954 in Nagoya, Aichi, Japan. Son of Kanjiro and Kiyoko (Hijikata) Tokunaga.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Kyoto University, 1979. Master of Science, Nagoya University, 1990. Doctor of Science, Nagoya University, 1984.

Career

Research fellow National Institute Basic Biology, Okazaki, Japan, 1983. Senior research staff Chiba Cancer Center, 1983—1988. Senior research associate University Basel, Switzerland, 1988—1992, assistant professor, 1992—1995.

Associate professor University Tsukuba, Japan, 1995—2010, professor, since 2010. Project leader Tsukuba Advisory Research Alliance.

Membership

Member Genetical Society United Kingdom, Genetics Society of America, Society Neurosci.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Mountain walking, travel.

Connections

Married Midori Furukubo, September 24, 1979. 1 child, Mizuho.

father:
Kanjiro Tokunaga

mother:
Kiyoko (Hijikata) Tokunaga

spouse:
Midori Furukubo

child:
Mizuho Furukubo-Tokunaga