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researcher , biology professor

Sameshima Masazumi, Japanese biology professor, researcher. Fellow: Japanese Society Plant Morphology (Hiirase Award 1999), Botanical Society Japan, Japan Society Cell Biology, Japanese Society Microscopy.

Background

Masazumi, Sameshima was born on January 3, 1947 in Hiroshima, Japan. Son of Sameshima Shozo and Sameshima Hiroko.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, 1974.

Career

Researcher Tokyo Metropolitan Isotope Research Institute, Setagaya-ku, 1975—1980, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute Medical Science, Bunkyo-ku, 1981—1983, head researcher, 1984—2003. Professor Hirosaki University, Japan, since 2003. Associate researcher Washington University, St. Louis, 1978—1979.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in regulation of ammonia homeostasis by the ammonium transporter AmtA in Dictyostelium discoideum. Yoshino; research in tyrosine phosphorylation in plant bending. Research in glucose-induced pathway for actin tyrosine dephosphorylation during Dictyostelium spore germination.

    Research in correlation of axenic linkage groups with the position of the microtubule-organizing center in aggregating Dictyostelium. Research in change in the actin cytoskeleton during seismonastic movement of Mimosa pudica.

Membership

Fellow: Japanese Society Plant Morphology (Hiirase Award 1999), Botanical Society Japan, Japan Society Cell Biology, Japanese Society Microscopy.

Connections

Married Sameshima Kakimoto, November 27, 1976. Children: Sameshima Daigo, Sameshima Moe.

father:
Sameshima Shozo

mother:
Sameshima Hiroko

spouse:
Sameshima Kakimoto

child:
Sameshima Daigo Masazumi

child:
Sameshima Moe Masazumi