Yoshihiro Izumiya

Yoshihiro Izumiya

Associate Professor

Davis, CA, United States


Dr. Izumiya received his undergraduate degree in Veterinary Medicine at Kitasato University, Aomori, Japan in 1997, followed by a Ph.D. degree in Veterinary Microbiology in 2001 at the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan. Between 1999 and 2001, Dr. Izumiya was a fellow of the Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science. After Dr. Izumiya received his Ph.D. degree, he moved to the U.S. and expanded his research from animals to human as a postdoctoral fellow in School of Medicine at UC Davis. As a postdoctoral fellow, he received an award for Excellence in Postdoctoral Research from UC Davis. In 2005, Dr. Izumiya was promoted to the title of Assistant Research Biochemist in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine. In 2009, Dr. Izumiya joined the UC Davis Department of Dermatology and was promoted to Assistant Professor.
In his time at UC Davis, Dr. Izumiya was awarded multiple research funds including a postdoctral fellowship and IDEA award from California HIV/AIDS Research Program, Health Science System Award as well as Translational Research Grant from the CTSC. Other research supports includes grants from USDA and NIH. He also serves as a reviewer for virology related journals such as the Journal of Virology, Virology and Virus Genes.

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