Yukihiro Ito received the Ph.D. degree from Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, in 1995. Since 1995, he was an Assistant Professor at the Plant Genetics Laboratory, Genetic Strains Research Center, National Institute of Genetics, Mishima, Japan. In 2007, he was an Associate Professor at the Laboratory of Environmental Plant Biotechnology, Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University. Ito is mainly interested in plant molecular genetics and genetic engineering. He studies forward and reverse genetics of plant development, plant physiology, and transgenic plants with beneficial characteristics.
Biography Updated on 23 June 2011