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molecular and cell biologist

Takashi Tsuruo, Japanese molecular and cell biologist. Recipient Research award Japan Cancer Association, 1984, Cancer award Princess Takamatsu Cancer Research Fund, 1991. Member American Association Cancer Research, European Association Cancer Research, Japan Cancer Association (acting manager since 1990).

Background

Tsuruo, Takashi was born on July 11, 1943 in Takamatsu, Kagawa, Japan. Son of Tadaichi and Mitsuye (Maitani) Tsuruo.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Tokyo, 1967. Master of Science, University Tokyo, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, University Tokyo, 1972.

Career

Instructor University Tokyo, 1972-1977, professor Institute Molecular/Cell Bioscience, since 1989. Research associate St. Louis University and University of California at Los Angeles, 1974-1977. Staff member Japan Foundation Cancer Research, Tokyo, 1977-1986, chief, since 1986.

Guest researcher National Cancer Institute/National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1984-1985. Principal advisor United States-Japan Cancer Program, Tokyo, since 1988. Grant evaluation member Ministry of Education, Tokyo, since 1990, new drug evaluation member Ministry of Health, Tokyo, since 1992.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Patentee in field.

Membership

Member American Association Cancer Research, European Association Cancer Research, Japan Cancer Association (acting manager since 1990).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, ceramist, gardening.

Connections

Married Etsuko Kitaura, May 17, 1973. Children: Sachiko, Ikuko.

father:
Tadaichi Tsuruo

mother:
Mitsuye (Maitani) Tsuruo

spouse:
Etsuko Kitaura

child:
Sachiko Tsuruo

child:
Ikuko Tsuruo