Brief curriculum vitae( Tomotari Mitsuoka)

Born in Ichikawa, Japan 1930, Graduated from Faculty of Agriculture, The University of Tokyo(D.V.M) 1953, Ph.D.( The University of Tokyo) 1958. Research Scientist, The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research(RIKEN) from 1958 to 1990. Research Bacteriologist in Institute of Food Hygiene, Free University Berlin, as a scholarship of Alexander-von-Humboldt Foundation, Germany from 1964 to 1966. Professor, Dpt. of Biomedical Science, The University of Tokyo from 1989 to 1990. Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo and Scientist Emeritus, The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research(RIKEN) from 1990. Professor, Department of Food Hygiene, Nippon Veterinary and Animal Science University from 1990 to 1995. Major fields of Study: Intestinal bacteriology. Japanese Society of Agricultural Science Prize and Yomiuri Agricultural Science Prize awarded in 1976, Ministry of Science and Technology Prize awarded in 1977, The Japan Academy Prize awarded 1988, Ando Momofuku Great Prize awarded in 2003, and IDF Metchinikoff Prize awarded in 2007. Honorary Dr., Nippon Veterinary and Life Science University in 2008.