Masami Sekine graduated from the Science University of Tokyo in 1983 and obtained his M.S. degree in plant science. Then, he received the Ph.D. degree from the University of Tokyo in 1989. After staying in the University of Washington (Department of Biochemistry) for a year as a Postdoctoral Fellow, he moved to Osaka University as an Assistant Professor. In 1995, Sekine moved to Nara Institute of Science and Technology as an Assistant Professor. Then, he moved to Ishikawa Prefectural University in 2005 as an Associate Professor and was promoted to a Professor in April, 2011. Presently, he works at Ishikawa Prefectural University, Faculty of Bioresources and Environmental Sciences, Department of Bioproduction Science. His main concern in the research is functional analysis of cell cycle-regulated genes in plants.
Biography Updated on 29 September 2011