Dr. Yukako Fujinaga is a Professor in the Department of Bacteriology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan. Previously she was the SA Professor, Laboratory for Infection Cell Biology, International Research Center for Infectious Disease, Research Center for Microbial Diseases, Osaka University, in Suita, Japan.
Dr. Fujinaga obtained her doctorate from the Cancer Research Institute, Department of Molecular Biology, Sapporo Medical University, in Sapporo Japan. She has served as a Visiting Scientist at Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts.
Dr. Fujinaga has published extensively on botulinum and other bacterial toxins.