Hideaki Tsuge was born in Tokyo, Japan. He received the B.S. and M.S. degrees from the Faculty of Sciences, Hokkaido University, Hokkaido, Japan, in 1987 and 1989, respectively. He received the Ph.D. degree with a thesis titled “structural study of calcium-binding lysozyme” from the same university, in 1992. He served as a Researcher at the Life Science Institute of Japan Tobacco, Yokohama, Japan, from 1989 to 1994, and at Agouron Pharmaceuticals from 1994 to 1997. In 1997, he moved to the Institute for Health Sciences, Tokushima Bunri University, Tokushima, Japan, to establish the Protein Crystallography Division with Dr. Nobuhiko Katunuma, the Head of the institute. Since 2010, he has been studying protein-protein complex by X-ray crystallography at the Faculty of Life Sciences, Kyoto Sangyo University, Kyoto, Japan, where he served as a Professor. His main interest is in pathogen protein and host protein interaction. He is a Member of the Biophysical Society of Japan, the Vitamin Society of Japan, the Japanese Biochemical Society, and the Protein Society.
Biography Updated on 28 November 2013