Hyouta Himeno was born in Tokyo in 1959. He graduated from University of Tokyo in 1983, and from Graduate School of Agriculture, University of Tokyo in 1985. He was investigated in Ajinomoto Co. from 1985 to 1987, and in Institute of Astronautical Science from 1987 to 1993 as an Assistant Professor. He received the PhD degree from Tokyo Institute of Technology in 1991. He was an Associate Professor of Department of Biology, Hirosaki University in 1993, and is now a Professor of Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Hirosaki University. His research interests are trans-translation, translation, tRNA, ribosome biosynthesis, ribosome-dependent GTPase and stress response of bacterial cell.
Biography Updated on 19 January 2009