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Ryuichiro Kurane

microbiologist

Ryuichiro Kurane, Japanese microbiologist. Recipient Commendation award Minister State for Science and Technology, Japan, 1984, Minister State for Science and Technical award, 1985, 94; Ichimura Academy award Prince Mikasanomiya, 1995, Canada Government Committment award, 1999.

Background

Kurane, Ryuichiro was born on April 18, 1945 in Yachiho, Japan. Son of Kanyu and Toyoji (Deura) Kurane.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Tokyo, 1969. Master of Science, University Tokyo, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, University Tokyo, 1974.

Career

From researcher to senior researcher Fermentation Research Institutes, Chiba, Japan, 1974-1988, head laboratory Japan, 1988-1993. Professor Tokyo University Agricultural and Technology, 1990-1993. Director planning National Institute Bioscience and Human-Technology, Tsukuba, Japan, 1993-1995, director applied microbiology department Japan, since 1995.

Professor microbiology University Chiba Industrial Technology, since 2000. Technical advisor to governor Fukushima, Japan, since 1987. Co-chairman environmental biotechnology special committee Organization for Economic Corporation and Development, Paris, since 1994, co-chairman special committee biotechnology clean industrial products and processes, 1995-1998, co-chairman special committee biotechnology sustainable industrial development, since 1998.

Works

  • Author: Isolation of Microorganism, 1986, Bio New Material, 1987, Biodegradable Plastics, 1995, Bioconversion, 1993, Bioremediation, 1997. Member editorial board Journal Clean Products and Processes, since 1998.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Hobbies, tennis.

Connections

Married Hiromi Iwasaka, October, 1973. Children: Akiko, Naoko, Takashi.

father:
Kanyu Kurane

mother:
Toyoji (Deura) Kurane

spouse:
Hiromi Iwasaka

children:
Akiko Kurane

Naoko Kurane

Takashi Kurane