Dr. Yoshimi Homma
Fukushima Medical University
Dr. Yoshimi Homma received PhD degree in 1984 from the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Tsukuba. Following a two - year post - doctoral research with Dr. Eliezer Huberman at Argonne National Laboratory, he joined research faculty of Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology. His work covered phosphoinositide metabolisms , and structure and regulation of phospholipase C isoforms. Dr. Homma h as been serving as Chief and Professor at the Department of Biomolecular Research, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine since 1995 . He is currently Director of Institute of Biomedical Sciences of Fukushima Medical University from 2004. His current research projects are focused on phosphory lation and regulation of mitochondrial com ponents in oxidative phosphorylation systems , and novel bioactive small molecules . He has published over 130 peer - reviewed publications.