Yuko Miyamoto, Associate Professor in the Department of Biology, talks about the tricky question, “Where you are you from?”
Miyamoto came to Elon in 2005 after finishing her postdoctoral fellowship at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has a Ph.D. in Immunology from the University of Texas at Houston-MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, and her undergraduate degree is in Pharmacology from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She was born in Hiroshima, Japan and grew up in Southern California. Miyamoto is passionate about teaching and her students and all things related to the ocean. Specifically, she loves the beach and seafood.