4th International Conference on Biochemistry & Metabolomics
Los Angeles, USA
Hokkaido University, Japan
Professor Ubukata earned a Ph.D. from Hokkaido University in 1980. After postdoctoral fellowships at Indiana University and RIKEN, he became Scientist at RIKEN in 1984. He was appointed a Professor of Biotechnology Research Center, Toyama Prefectural University in 1995. In 2003, he moved to Sapporo as a Professor of Department of Agriculture, Hokkaido University. He is the recipient of JSBBA Award for Young Scientist (1989), Sumiki-Umezawa Memorial Award (1995), Japan Prize of Agricultural Science (2017), and The Yomiuri Award of Agricultural Science (2017). He has been Professor Emeritus since 2015 and JSBBA fellow since 2016. His current research interest includes the study on structure and function of biologically active small molecule, which might save directly or indirectly a number of people.