Genetics and Molecular Biology is a component of Encyclopedia of Biological, Physiological and Health Sciences in the global Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), which is an integrated compendium of twenty one Encyclopedias.
The Theme on Genetics and Molecular Biology with contributions from distinguished experts in the field deals with genetics and its development and biology at the Molecular level. This volume is aimed at the following five major target audiences: University and College students Educators, Professional practitioners, Research personnel and Policy analysts, managers, and decision makers and NGOs.
Kohji Hasunuma Graduated from Tokyo University, Faculty of Science, Department of Biology (Plant Science) in 1966, and Graduate School of Biology (Plant Science) in 1971. Research associate of Tokyo University, Faculty of Arts and Culture, 1971~1979. Associate Professor at National Institute for Basic Biology, 1979-1990. Visiting researcher at Carnegie Institution of Washington at Stanford in 1990. From 1990 professor at Yokohama City University, Kihara Institute for Biological Research. The Hirase Prize was awarded to Prof. K. Hasunuma by the Japanese Society of Plant Morphology in 2000 for success fully proving the molecular mechanism of light signal transduction in Neurospora crassa and Pisum sativum