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Biologist , educator

Masanori Suzuki, Japanese biologist, educator. Achievements include patents for peptidyl cis-trans isomerase; patents for thermophilic biodesulfurization.

Background

Suzuki, Masanori was born on February 7, 1948 in Miyazaki, Japan.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Sciences, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, 1970. Master of Science in Agricultural Sciences, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, 1975.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 1975—1977, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1977—1978. Postdoc fellow City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California, 1978—1979. Chief researcher central research laboratory Wakunaga Pharmaceutical Company Ltd., Koda-Cho, Japan, 1978—1985.

Chief researcher, head genetic engineering group laboratory basic research Tonen Corporation, Iruma-Gun, Japan, 1985—1990, principal researcher, head genetic and protein engineering group laboratory basic research, 1991—1993. Head laboratory biorefining process laboratory basic research laboratory Petroleum Energy Center, Shimizu, Japan, 1993—1999. Senior scientist Genomic Sciences Center Institute Physical and Chemical Research, Yokohama, Japan, 2000—2005.

Team leader Gene Transcriptional Regulation Research Team, 2005—2008. Unit leader Omics Regulation Research Unit, since 2008. Adjunct instructor graduate school agricultural science Hiroshima University, Fukuyama, Japan, 1984—1985.

Visiting associate professor Graduate School Nanosci., department supramolecular biology Yokohama City University, Japan, since 2001.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for peptidyl cis-trans isomerase. Patents for thermophilic biodesulfurization.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Challenges of Biotechnology, 1982.