PhD, 1963, Osaka University

Research Focus

1. The toxin-antitoxin systems in microorganisms, 2. CspD, a global cell growth regulator, 3. Evolution of the genetic code

National Academy of Sciences 

American Academy of Arts and Sciences 

American Academy of Microbiology 

NIH Merit Award (1990) 

Excellence in Research Achievement Award, UMDNJ (1998 and 2009) 

Osaka University Global Alumni Fellow 

Macy Scholar (1977-1978) 

1971 - present  American Society for Biological Chemists 

1971 - present  American Society for Microbiology

1986 - present  American Academy of Arts and Sciences

1995 - present  Cancer Institute of New Jersey

2010 - present  American Academy of  Microbiology

2019 - present  National Academy of Sciences

Dr. Fuminori Kato, Associate Professor of Microbiology, Hiroshima Univ.:On the Toxin-Antitoxin systems in Staphylococcus aureus 

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