Masaya Ishikawa, research scientist. Achievements include research in cryopreservation of pollen and plant cultured materials; research in molecular & structural mechanisms of cold hardiness & deep supercooling visualization of freezing behavior in plants intrinsic ice nucleation and antifreeze anti-nucleation activities in plant tissues.
Ishikawa, Masaya Son of Takashi and Kazuko Ishikawa.
Doctor of Philosophy, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, 1982.
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science postdoctoral fellow Institute Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, 1983—1984. Postdoctoral fellow Crop Development Center, University Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada, 1984—1987. Senior research scientist National Institute Agrobiol.
Sciences, Tsukuba, Japan, since 1987.
Married Mikiko Yasui, September 13, 1987. Children: Yuki, Naoki.