Tadao Saito

Affiliation: Professor, Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences, Laboratory od Animal Products Chemistry, Division of Bioscience and Biotechnology for Future Bioindustries

Education:

1975: Graduated from Tohoku University, Faculty of Agriculture (Agricultural Chemistry), Sendai, Japan (BS)
1979: Graduated from Master course of Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University. (MS)
1979: Graduated from Doctor course of Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University. (Ph.D)

Doctoral degree:

Doctor of Agriculture (Ph.D)
“ Study on the chemical structure of the sugar chains in bovine kappa-casein”
Graduate School of Agricultural Science of Tohoku University, 1982 March. (Dr. number 286 of Tohoku University)

Research and professional experience:

1975: Kyodo Milk Company Co. Ltd. (Tokyo)
1978: Research assistant of Tohoku Fukushi University
1981: Lecturer of Fukushima Women’s College (part-time)
1981: Assistant Professor of Tohoku Fukushi University
1988-1989: Postdoctoral fellow of Brandeis University 
(Biochemistry, MA, Boston, USA)
1989(April) Instructor of Tohoku Fukushi University (full-time)
1989(September) Associate Professor of Tohoku University
2001- : Professor of Tohoku University, Graduate School of Agricultural Science

Award:

1. Association Award for academic achievement in Dairy Science from The Japanese Dairy Science Association (1998)
“Study on Sugars and Sugar Chains of Glycoproteins in Bovine Milk ”

2. Association Award for academic achievement in Dairy Science from The Japanese Animal Science Association (2002)
“Study on the Effective Utilization of Probiotic Lactic Acid Bacteria”

Membership of scientific associations:

Japanese Dairy Science Association (representative manager, secretary of editorial committee)
Japanese Society for Lactic Acid Bacteria (JSLAB) (director)
Japanese Animal Science Association (officer)
Japanese Society for Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Agrochemistry (officer) The Society for Tohoku Animal Science and Technology (officer)
American Dairy Science Association (ADSA, USA)
Japanese Society for Biochemistry
Japanese Society for Veterinary Science
The Society for Bioscience and Bioengineering
Japanese Society for Carbohydrate Chemistry
The Asian-Australasian Association of Animal Production Societies (AAAP) (Editorial Board Member)
Japan Dairy Technical Association (Councilor, Editorial Board Member) 


Publications: