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Shinji Tsuyumu

Molecular plant pathologist

Shinji Tsuyumu, Chinese molecular plant pathologist. Recipient award Japanese Society Plant Pathology, 1998.

Background

Tsuyumu, Shinji was born on July 6, 1944 in Shanghai, China.

Education

Bachelor, Shizuoka University, 1967. Master of Arts, University California Davis, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, University Hawaii, 1973.

Career

Postdoctoral researcher Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1973-1974. Associate professor Shizuoka University, 1974-1994, professor, since 1994, director Institute for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, since 1998. Visiting professor Kansas State University, Manhattan, 1982-1983.

Works

  • Author: Encyclopedia for Plant Pathology, 1995. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Grantee Japan Minister Education, since 1997. Recipient award Saito-Shorei Foundation, 1984, Sapporo Bioscience Foundation, 1989. Fellow Plant Pathol. Society Japan, American Academy Microbbiology.

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Microbiology, Phytopathol. Society Japan, American Phytopathol. Society, Molecular Biology Society Japan.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Modern jazz, baseball.

Connections

Parents Masashi and Tomiko (Kawada) T. Married Masako Yamaji, June 22, 1969. Four children.

spouse:
Masako Yamaji