Associate Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Cell Biology, Biophysics, Biochemistry, Molecular Phylogeny
Takako Kato-Minoura was born in Mie Prefecture in 1969. She graduated from the School of Science, Nagoya University in 1991.
In 1994, she completed the Master’s Program in the Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University.
In 1997, she finished the Doctoral Program in the same graduate school.
She holds a PhD in science from Nagoya University.
She has served as a research associate at the National Institute for Basic Biology, Okazaki National Research Institutes, technical official at the University of Tsukuba, research associate in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the University of Tokyo, and assistant professor in the Faculty of Science, Gakushuin University before assuming her current position in 2008.
Her research themes include cytoskeleton protein and the morphogenesis and motility of cells in relation to cytoskeleton protein. She mainly uses cell biological methods when conducting her research. Her main written works include Basic Master Series Cell Biology
(co-written, published by Ohmsha, Ltd. in 2009), Molecular Genetics: Volume 2
(published by Design Egg Inc. in 2019) and more.