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Biochemistry educator

Kazuo Umezawa, Japanese biochemistry educator. Achievements include discovery of novel compounds with biological activity from microorganisms and plants.

Background

Umezawa, Kazuo was born on December 6, 1946 in Tokyo. Son of Hamao and Mieko (Ishizaki) University.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Tokyo, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1973. Bachelor of Science, Oxford University, England, 1976.

Master of Arts, Oxford University, England, 1979.

Career

Researcher, instructor University Tokyo, 1977-1987. Vice director Institute Microbial Chemistry, Tokyo, 1987-1989. Professor biochemistry Keio University, Yokohama, Japan, since 1989.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of novel compounds with biological activity from microorganisms and plants.

Connections

1 child, Erie Umezawa.

father:
Hamao University

mother:
Mieko (Ishizaki) University

child:
Erie Umezawa