Kinichiro Sakaguchi
Kinichiro Sakaguchi (坂口 謹一郎, Sakaguchi Kin'ichirō, November 17, 1897 - December 9, 1994) was a Japanese agricultural chemist and microbiologist.He was born in Niigata prefecture and in Jōetsu...
Kiyoshi Shiga
Kiyoshi Shiga (志賀 潔, Shiga Kiyoshi, February 7, 1871 – January 25, 1957) was a Japanese physician and bacteriologist.
Shiga was born in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, though his original fami...
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Hideyo Noguchi
Hideyo Noguchi (野口 英世, Noguchi Hideyo, November 24, 1876 – May 21, 1928), also known as Seisaku Noguchi (野口 清作, Noguchi Seisaku), was a prominent Japanese bacteriologist who in 1911 di...
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Yoshihiro Kawaoka
Yoshihiro Kawaoka (河岡 義裕, Kawaoka Yoshihiro, born November 14, 1955) is a virologist specializing in the study of the influenza and Ebola viruses. He holds a professorship in virology at the U...
Hidesaburo Hanafusa
Hidesaburo Hanafusa (花房 秀三郎, Hanafusa Hidesaburō, December 1, 1929 – March 15, 2009) was a Japanese virologist. He shared the Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research with Harold E. Varm...
Minoru Shirota
Minoru Shirota (代田 稔, Shirota Minoru, April 23, 1899 – March 10, 1982) was a Japanese microbiologist. He was the inventor of Yakult, the yogurt-like probiotic drink containing Lactobacil...
Masanobu Fukuoka
Masanobu Fukuoka (福岡 正信) (2 February 1913 – 16 August 2008) was a Japanese farmer and philosopher celebrated for his natural farming and re-vegetation of desertified lands.He was a proponent of no...
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Hamao Umezawa
Hamao Umezawa (梅沢 浜夫, Umezawa Hamao, October 1, 1914 - December 25, 1986) was a Japanese scientist who discovered several antimicrobial agents and enzyme inhibitors.After graduating from the M...
Akira Endo (biochemist)
Akira Endo (遠藤 章, Endō Akira, born 14 November 1933) is a Japanese biochemist whose research into the relationship between fungi and cholesterol biosynthesis led to the development of statin d...
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Ryukichi Inada
Ryukichi Inada (稲田 龍吉, Inada Ryūkichi, March 18, 1874 – February 27, 1950) was a Japanese physician, a prominent academic, and bacteriologist researcher. He was the discoverer of the Weil's di...
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