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Tairo Oshima

dean , biochemistry educator

Tairo Oshima, Japanese biochemistry educator, dean. Member Japanese Bio-chemical Society (councillor since 1986, research promotion prize 1973), International Society Study Origin Life (councillor 1980-1983), Tokyo Institute of Technology (councillor 1989-1994, vice president since 1994).

Background

Oshima, Tairo was born on February 13, 1935 in Tokyo. Son of Kenzo and Hanako (Watanabe) Oshima.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Tokyo University, 1958. Master of Science, Tokyo University, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, Tokyo University, 1965.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow department biochemistry Tokyo University, 1963-1964, assistant professor department biochemistry, 1964-1972. Postdoctoral fellow National Aeronautics and Space Administration Ames Research Center, Moffet Field, California, 1965-1967. Postdoctoral fellow department molecular biology Einstein College, New York City, 1967-1968.

Division director Institute Life Science Mitsubishi-Kasei, Tokyo, 1972-1983. Professor biochemistry department life science, faculty dean Tokyo Institute, Yokohama, Japan, since 1983.

Works

  • Editor Journal Biochemistry, 1980, Origins Life, 1986-1991. Member editorial board Applied Environmental Microbiology, since 1987.

Membership

Member Japanese Bio-chemical Society (councillor since 1986, research promotion prize 1973), International Society Study Origin Life (councillor 1980-1983), Tokyo Institute of Technology (councillor 1989-1994, vice president since 1994).

Connections

Married Yumiko Kajita, September 19, 1966. Children: Kenro, Ikuro, Yuko.

father:
Kenzo Oshima

mother:
Hanako (Watanabe) Oshima

spouse:
Yumiko Kajita

children:
Kenro Oshima

Ikuro Oshima

Yuko Oshima