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Takeshi Yokota

educator , microbiologist

Takeshi Yokota, Japanese microbiologist, educator. Recipient 15th Saburo Kojima Memorial prize Saburo Kojima Memorial Association, 1979. Member Japanese Society Bacteriology (Asakawa prize 1980, director 1976-1982, 85-87), Japanese Society Chemotherapy (councillor), Japanese Society Infectious Diseases (councillor), New York Academy of Sciences, American Society Microbiology. Shintoist.

Background

Yokota, Takeshi was born on August 7, 1926 in Saitama, Japan. Son of Yoshiaki and Tomo Yokota.

Education

Doctor of Medicine University Tokyo, 1950, D.Med. Sciences, 1956.

Career

Akemi, Mari Yokota Kurasawa. Intern, University Hospital, Tokyo, 1950-1951, Graduate School Medicine, University Tokyo, 1951-1954. Assistant professor University Tokyo School Medicine, 1962-1963, associate professor, 1963-1966.

Director Yamanashi Prefectural Institute for Public Health, Kofu, Yamanashi, 1966-1969. Visiting researcher University Pennsylvania School Medicine, 1957-1960, 69-70. Professor bacteriology, chairman department bacteriology School Medicine, Juntendo University, Tokyo, since 1971.

Member cholera panel United States-Japan Cooperative Medical Sciences. Councillor Kyoritsu Pharmaceutical College, Tokyo.

Works

  • Author 4 medical microbiology textbooks. Research, publications on role cyclic AMP in bacterial physiology, cholera vibrios, drug-resistance in bacteria, MRSA, pathogenic plasmids. Chief editor Japanese journal. bacteriology, 1979-1982, 85-87.

Membership

Member Japanese Society Bacteriology (Asakawa prize 1980, director 1976-1982, 85-87), Japanese Society Chemotherapy (councillor), Japanese Society Infectious Diseases (councillor), New York Academy of Sciences, American Society Microbiology. Shintoist.

Connections

Married Yayoi Kaneko, April 7, 1951.

father:
Yoshiaki Yokota

mother:
Tomo Yokota

spouse:
Yayoi Kaneko