Noboru Sueoka, Ph.D.

Title: Molecular Biology Educator
Company: University of Colorado Boulder
Location: Irvine, California, United States

Noboru Sueoka, Ph.D., Molecular Biology Educator at the University of Colorado Boulder, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in molecular, cellular and developmental biology and higher education.

With more than 60 years of professional experience to his credit, Dr. Sueoka is a versatile and accomplished biology educator who has been serving as a professor in the department of molecular, cellular and developmental biology at the University of Colorado Boulder since 1972. Prior to this illustrious role, he served Princeton University in several capacities, including as a Damon B. Pfeiffer professor from 1969 to 1972, a professor from 1965 to 1969, and an associate professor in the departments of biology and biochemistry from 1962 to 1965. Previously, he taught as an assistant professor in the department of microbiology at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign from 1960 to 1962 and as a research fellow in the Biological Laboratories at Harvard University from 1958 to 1960. He commenced his career as a teaching assistant in the division of biology at California Institute of Technology in 1956.

A frequent lecturer in the field, Dr. Sueoka is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He has contributed more than 140 articles on genetics and molecular biology in scientific publications, and he maintains membership with the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Japanese Cancer Research Promotion, and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.

Dr. Sueoka holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science from Kyoto University, as well as a Doctor of Philosophy from the California Institute of Technology. In recognition of his exceptional contributions to science, he was the recipient of the Wachsman Award from the Theobald Smith Society in 1965 and several grants. In addition, he was selected for inclusion in the 23rd edition of Who’s Who in the West, published in 1992. Married with one child, he enjoys fly fishing, skiing, and collecting mushrooms in his spare time.

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