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microbiologist

Shin-Ichi Tokuno, American microbiologist. Achievements include work with bacterial nitrification and granular activated carbon in water treatment plant; waste water plant solar energy used for disinfection to avoid use of chlorine. National Institutes of Health grantee, 1980-1983, 83-86.

Background

Tokuno, Shin-Ichi was born on January 1, 1936 in Osaka, Japan. Came to the United States, 1960. Son of Kazuo and Akiko (Watanabe) Tokuno.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Biology, Osaka City University, 1958. Master of Science in Microbiology, Osaka City University, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy in Molecular Genetics, University Houston, 1972.

Certified in medical technical, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1984.

Career

Research assistant microbiology University Chicago, 1960-1962, Ontario Cancer Institute, Toronto, Canada, 1965-1969. Research associate Baylor College Medicine, Houston, 1969-1970. Teaching assistant department biology University Houston, 1970-1972.

Research associate St. Louis University, 1972-1974, State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1974-1977, University Arizona, Tucson, 1977-1978. Assistant professor microbiology Texas Agricultural and Mechanical, Kingsville, 1978-1983. Microbiologist City of Corpus Christi (Texas), since 1989.

Achievements

  • Achievements include work with bacterial nitrification and granular activated carbon in water treatment plant. Waste water plant solar energy used for disinfection to avoid use of chlorine.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

President Laboratory Analyst Section, Corpus Christi, 1996-1997. Member American Association Water Works, American Society Microbiology, American Desalting Association, Texas Water Utilities Association.

Connections

Married Michiko Uto, July 1964. 1 child, Mary.

father:
Kazuo Tokuno

mother:
Akiko (Watanabe) Tokuno

spouse:
Michiko Uto

child:
Mary Tokuno