Yoshinao Kubo completed B.S. and M.S. degrees at Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Bioresources, Mie University, Mie, Japan, in 1987 and 1989, respectively, and a Ph.D. degree at Institute for Virus Research, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan (Dr. Akinori Ishimoto’s laboratory) in 1995. He worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow in Paul Jolicoeur Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Clinical Research Institute of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada, from 1996 to 1999, and in Dr. Hiroshi Amanuma’s laboratory, RIKEN, Wako, Japan, from 1999 to 2002. Dr. Kubo was appointed as an Assistant Professor of Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan, in 2002. His major research interest is entry mechanism of retroviruses into host cells, including murine leukemia virus, human immunodeficiency virus, and xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus.
Biography Updated on 2 December 2010