Yoshiyuki Seto was born in Osaka, Japan, in 1959. He graduated at the Department of Veterinary Science, Osaka Prefecture University, Osaka, Japan, and received the Ph.D. degree in medical science from the Osaka City University, Osaka, Japan. From 1988 to 2002, Seto was a Senior Researcher at the Osaka City Institute of Public Health and Environmental Sciences, and he was a Guest Researcher in the Osaka Bioscience Institute from 1989 to 1991 for the molecular cloning of G-CSF receptor and in the Center of Disease Control and Prevention in 1996 for the molecular epidemiology of the Norovirus infection. From 2003 to 2004, Seto was an Assistant Researcher at the Osaka City University for SSPE virus infection. Since 2005, he works as an Associated Professor at Osaka Prefecture University. He is mainly interested in epidemiology of the infectious disease, especially in the Norovirus infections, and he is a manager of the viral gastroenteritis study group in Japan. In addition, he is interested in the veterinary microbiology infection. Seto is a Member of the committee of school lunch hygiene in the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in Japan.
Biography Updated on 1 July 2011