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researcher , biology professor

Masamitsu Wada, Japanese biology professor, researcher. Recipient Research award, Botanical Society Japan, 2004, Corresponding Membership award, American Society Plant Biologists, 2005, JSPP award, Japanese Society Plant Physiologists, 2006, Fellow ASPB award, American Society Plant Biologists, 2007, Humboldt Research award, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, 2009, Midori Academic prize, Cabinet office, Government of Japan, 2009.

Background

Wada, Masamitsu was born on August 20, 1941 in Tokyo. Son of Taro and Hiroko Wada.

Education

Doctor of Science, University Tokyo, 1971.

Career

Assistant professor University Tokyo, 1971—1981. Associate professor Tokyo Metropolitan University, 1981—1989, professor, 1989—2005, National Institute Basic Biology, Okazaki, Japan, 2005—2008. Editor-in-chief Journal Plant Research, Tokyo, 1993—1998.

President Photobiology Association Japan, 1997—1998. Co-editor Plant Cell, 2003—2008. Vice president International Union Photobiology, 2000—2004, president, since 2004, Botanical Society Japan, 2005—2008.

Connections

Married Atsuko Yano; children: Mayuko, Sahoko.

father:
Taro Wada

mother:
Hiroko Wada

spouse:
Atsuko Yano

child:
Mayuko Wada

child:
Sahoko Wada