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Personal Biography of Fumio Matsumura, Ph.D.

Dr. Fumio Matsumura is a Professor of Ecotoxicology in the Department of Environmental Toxicology at the University of California, Davis. He received his B.S. in Agricultural Biology from the University of Tokyo. He received his M.S. in Entomology from the University of Alberta and his Ph.D. in Zoology from the University of Western Ontario. Dr. Matsumura's research interests include environmental toxicology of pesticides; toxicology of pollutants and risk assessment; microbial degradation of chemicals; biochemical toxicology; and biologically active substances. Dr. Matsumura is the Associate Director of the Center for Ecological Health Risks; the Director of the UC Davis Center for Environmental Health Sciences; a member of the Society of Toxicology and the Society of Pesticide Science; and serves as scientific counselor of the National Toxicology Program. Dr. Matsumura is the author of Toxicology of Insecticides; the editor of Mode of Action of Insecticides: Chemical and Biochemical Approaches; and the recipient of the Burdick-Jackson International Award for Research in Pesticide Chemistry.

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Fumio Matsumura, Ph.D.

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