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Biochemist

Kazuei Igarashi, Japanese biochemist. Member American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The Japanese Bio-chemical Society, Molecular Biology Society Japan, Pharmaceutical Society Japan (honorary, Abbott prize 1979, PSJ award 2006).

Background

Igarashi, Kazuei was born on July 7, 1941 in Shirone, Niigata, Japan. Son of Kyushirou and Fuyo (Ichikawa) Igarashi.

Education

Bachelor in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chiba University, 1963. Master in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chiba University, 1965. Doctor in Pharmaceutical Science, University Tokyo, 1970.

Career

Research associate Chiba University, 1970-1974, assistant professor, 1975-1979, associate professor, 1980-1983, professor, 1984—2007, dean, 1999—2001, vice president, 2002—2003. President Amine Pharma Research Institute, Chiba, Japan, since 2007. Consultant Environtl.

Conservation, Kisarazu, Japan, since 1996.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editorial board International Journal Biochemistry and Cell Biology, 1997. Author: Physiological Functions of Polyamines (in Japanese), 1993.

Membership

Member American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The Japanese Bio-chemical Society, Molecular Biology Society Japan, Pharmaceutical Society Japan (honorary, Abbott prize 1979, PSJ award 2006).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, traveling.

Connections

Married Kiyoko Kadota, May 29, 1969. Children: Kazutsugu, Keiko.

father:
Kyushirou Igarashi

mother:
Fuyo (Ichikawa) Igarashi

spouse:
Kiyoko Kadota

child:
Keiko Igarashi

child:
Kazutsugu Igarashi