Chemistry, Biotechnology, and Pharmaceuticals
M.S., Agricultural Chemistry, Graduate School of Agriculture, Ibaraki University
Ph.D., Biotechnology, The United Graduate School of Agriculture, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
Ohio State University; The University of Texas; Chiba University
Dr. Matsuura specializes in chemistry and biotechnology, in particular, applied microbiology, molecular biology, biochemistry, and molecular genetics. He conducted research on the genetic recombination of actinomycetes. He was also involved in research on the drug-resistant mechanism of pathogenic fungi and the retrohoming mechanism of group II introns.