National Institute of Crop Science, Japan
Setsuko Komatsu is a head of laboratory at National Institute of Crop Science and a professor at University of Tsukuba, Japan. She obtained her Ph.D. from Meiji Pharmaceutical University, and her Ph.D. thesis work was focused on the role of protein kinase depend phosphorylation during fertilization of mammalian. She employed at Meiji Pharmaceutical University and then also Medicine at Keio University, school of Medicine. Since 1990, she started working on plant proteomics using protein sequencer and mass spectrometry at National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences. From 2006, she is doing research by a present official position. Her main research interests are within the field of crop proteomics, biochemistry and molecular biology with a special focus on signal transduction in cell.