江上 不二夫(1910-1982)生化学者。戦後の日本の生化学を牽引した一人。日本学術会議会長、国際生命の起源学会会長などを務めた。
 

Biography





1933
B.S. Faculty of Science, Tokyo Imperial University
1934年-1937年
Study abroad in Europe (Université de Strasbourg, Université de Paris)
1941-1943
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Tokyo Imperial University
1943-1944
Associate Professor, Nagoya Imperial University
1944-1958
Professor, Nagoya Imperial University
1958-1968
Professor, University of Tokyo
1968-1971
Professor, Saitama University
1969-1971
President, Science Council of Japan
1971-1980
Director, Mitsubishi Kasei Institute of Life Sciences
1977-
President, ISSOL:The International Astrobiology Society
1980-
 Emeritus Director, Mitsubishi Kasei Institute of Life Sciences
1982
demise (71 years old)
 

Award and Prize





1953
Chunichi Culture Prize
1954
The Chemical Society of Japan Award」
1966年
Asahi Culture Prize
1967年
Daily Publishing Culture Award
1971年
The Legion of Honour
Prize of the Japan Academy
 

Research and Achievements





  • Discovery of ribonuclease T1
  • The concept of ‘nitrate respiration’
  • New idea on the origins of genetic code based partly on his experiments using the modified sea mediums
 

References





Fujio Egami 1910–1982 (PDF file)

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