Pursued Research on Wild Rice as the second Female Professor at the National Institute of Genetics (NIG).
Sponsor of the “Morishima Fund.”
Base sequence is not the only factor that determines gene functions Prof.
Hirose, a pioneer in a new branch of genetics
First Japanese woman researcher to be named American Academy of Arts and Sciences Foreign Member. Inaugural recipient of the Saruhashi Prize of the Society for the Bright Future of Woman Scientists Recipient of the Japan Academy Award. Retired 1996.