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Curriculum Vitae


MASATOSHI NEI

 

EDUCATION:      

        Institution

Degree Year Field
Miyazaki University, Miyazaki, Japan B.S. 1953 Genetics
Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan M.S. 1955 Quantitative Genetics
Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan Ph.D. 1959 Quantitative Genetics

University of California, Davis, CA and
     North Carolina State Univ.,
Raleigh, NC

Postdoc. 1960‑61 Population Genetics
     (Rockefeller Foundation Fellow)      
       
PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS:
1994 present Evan Pugh Professor of Biology, Department of Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania
1990 ‑ present Director, Institute of Molecular Evolutionary Genetics, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania
2011 (6-7) Visiting Professor of Biology, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan

2001 (8-11)

Visiting Professor of Biology, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan
1990 ‑ 1994 Distinguished Professor of Biology, Department of Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania
1972 ‑ 1990 Professor of Population Genetics, Center for Demographic and Population Genetics, University of Texas at Houston, Texas
1978 ‑ 1980;
    1986 ‑ 1987
Acting Director, Center for Demographic and Population Genetics, University  of Texas at Houston, Texas
1971 ‑ 1972 Professor of Biology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
1969 ‑ 1971 Associate Professor of Biology, Brown University
1965 ‑ 1969 Head, Population Genetics Laboratory, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Japan
1962 ‑ 1965 Geneticist, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Japan
1958 ‑ 1962 Assistant Professor, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
   
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES (Selected):
2004 - 2011

Advisory Board, Gene

2003 - present Editorial Board, Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences
2002 ‑ 2004 Consulting Editor, Journal of Molecular Evolution
1999 President, American Genetic Association
1995 ‑ 2007 Associate Editor, Journal of Heredity
1994 President, Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution
1992 ‑ 1995 Council member, Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution
1985 ‑ 1997 Advisory Board, Gene Geography, Rome, Italy
1983 ‑ 1993 Managing Editor, Molecular Biology and Evolution
1979 ‑ 2001 Editorial Board, Journal of Molecular Evolution
1977 ‑ 1985 Associate Editor, Genetics
1973 ‑ 1984 Associate Editor, Theoretical Population Biology
1973 ‑ 1976 Editorial Board, Evolutionary Theory
AWARDS and HONORS (Selected):
1960-1961 Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship
1977 Japan Society of Human Genetics Award
1989 Honorary Member, Genetics Society of Japan
1990 Elected Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
1990 Kihara Prize, Genetics Society of Japan
1993 Elected Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
1996 Honorary Member, Japan Society of Human Genetics
1997 Member, National Academy of Sciences, USA
1999 P.R. Krishnaiah Memorial Lecture, Pennsylvania State University
2000 Honorary Member, Japan Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics
2000

Masatoshi Nei Annual Lecture, established for the Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution

2000 Certificate of Award “Highly Cited Researchers”
2001 Wilhelmine E. Key Invitational Lecture, Annual Meeting of American Genetic Association, San Diego, CA
2001 Honorary Member, Japan Society of Animal Genetics and Breeding
2002 2002 International Prize for Biology, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.
2002 Honorary Doctorate, Miyazaki University, Japan
2003 Barbara Bowman Award, Texas Genetics Society, Austin, TX
2006 Thomas Hunt Mrogan Medal, Genetics Society of America, San Diego, CA
2006

Masatoshi Nei Legacy Symposium held at the 2006 Molecular Biology and Evolution Society meeting, Tempe, AZ

2011

Penn State SMBE Symposium honoring the 80th birthday of Masatoshi Nei, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

2011

Honorary Advisory Member, 2011 Annual Meetings, Society for the Study of Molecular Biology and Evolution, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan

2011 C.C. Tan Distinguished Lecture, School of Life Sciences, Fudan University, China
2013 C.C. Li Lecture, University of Pittsburgh
2013 Kyoto Prize in Basic Sciences
   
 
MEMBERSHIPS IN SCIENTIFIC AND PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS (Selected):

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

American Association for the Advancement of Science

American Genetic Association

Genetics Society of America

National Academy of Sciences, USA

Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution


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