Department of Molecular Medicine
 

Masahiro Morita, Ph.D. Masahiro  MoritaPh.D.

Assistant Professor Tenure Track


Profile and Contact Information | Research | Laboratory


Education and Training

Institution and Location
Degree
Year
Field of Study
University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
B.Eng.
2003
Chemistry and Biotechnology
University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
M.Sc.
2005
Biophysics and Biochemistry (specialization in Oncology)
University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Ph.D.
2008
Biophysics and Biochemistry (specialization in Biochemistry)

Position and Employment

2005 Research Assistant, Deptartment of Biophysics and Biochemistry, University of Tokyo
2007 Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Research Fellow, Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo
2009 Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo
2010 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biochemistry, McGill University
2013 Postdoctoral Research Trainee, Department of Biochemistry, McGill University
2015 Research Associate, Department of Biochemistry, McGill University
2017 Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Medicine, UT Health Science Center San Antonio

Honors and Awards

2007 JSPS Fellowship for Japanese Junior Scientists
2009 Ajinomoto Foundation Scholarship
2010 JSPS Excellent Young Researcher Overseas Visit Program
2011 Uehara Memorial Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship
2012 CIHR (Canadian Institutes of Health Research)-funded Chemical Biology Postdoc Fellowship
2012 Keystone Symposia Scholarship Award, Santa Fe, NM, USA
2012 Koichi Suzuki Memorial Award, Annual Meeting of JBS, Fukuoka, Japan
2013 Canadian Diabetes Association Postdoctoral Fellowship
2014 Keystone Symposia Scholarship Award, Vancouver, BC, Canada
2015 MedStar Award, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
2016 Scholar-in-Training Award, American Association for Cancer Research, USA

Email: moritam@uthscsa.edu
Department: Molecular Medicine
Office Phone: 210-450-8287
Lab. Phone: 210-450-8290
Fax: 210-562-4161
Mail Code: 8257
Address: The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Department of Molecular Medicine/Institute of Biotechnology South Texas Research Facility, MC 8257 7703 Floyd Curl Drive San Antonio, TX, 78229-3900