Masamitsu Yamaguchi was born in May 11, 1954. He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from Kobe University in 1977 and 1979, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in medical science from Osaka University, Japan, in 1983. From 1983 to 1985, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Biological Chemistry at Harvard Medical School. Between 1985 and 2001, he was a Researcher, Senior Researcher, and later Section Head in Aichi Cancer Center Research Institute. Since 2001, he has been a Professor at the Department of Applied Biology and Insect Biomedical Research Center, Kyoto Institute of Technology. His research interests include eukaryotic DNA replication, transcription, chromatin regulation, and development of Drosophila model for human diseases.
Biography Updated on 25 January 2009