Edna S. Kaneshiro

University of Cincinnati, USA

Edna S. Kaneshiro is a Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Cincinnati. She was born in Hilo, Hawaii, and attended the University of Hawaii at Hilo, transferred to Syracuse University where she received the B.S. degree cum laude and M.S. degree in science education. For two years, she worked as a classroom teacher at Baker High School in Baldswinsville, New York, before pursuing the Ph.D. degree in zoology from Syracuse University. After doing postdoctoral research in cell biology at the University of Chicago and in biochemistry at Bryn Mawr College, she joined the faculty at the University of Cincinnati. She was elected to Phi Sigma; Beta Beta Beta Corporation, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA; University of Cincinnati Fellow of the Graduate School; Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology. She received the University of Lille Henri Warembourg Faculty of Medicine Medal; Society of Protozoologists Outstanding Accomplishments Award; and the University of Cincinnati Faculty Achievement Award, the Rieveschl Award for Distinguished Scientific Research, and the Distinguished Research Professorship Award. Dr. Kaneshiro served as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, served on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Lipid Research, and currently serves on the Editorial Boards of Journal of Microbiological Methods and BioScience.

Biography Updated on 13 December 2007

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