Born in Honolulu, Hawaii to Midori and Yasue Yamashiroya.
Receives a Bachelor of Arts in bacteriology from the University of Hawaii.
Serves as a 2nd to 1st lieutenant in the Medical Service Corps in the U.S. Army.
Serves as a captain in the U.S. Army Reserves.
Becomes a supervisor of clinical laboratories for the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission of the National Academy of Sciences in Hiroshima, Japan.
Marries Kiyoka Jyone.
Becomes a research and teaching assistant in the Department of Microbiology at the University of Illinois Medical Center.
Receives a Master of Science in microbiology from the University of Illinois College of Medicine.
Serves as associate to senior bacteriologist at the Illinois of Technology Research Institute.
Receives a Doctor of Philosophy in microbiology from the University of Illinois College of Medicine.
Becomes an associate professor and director of graduate studies in the Department of Pathology at the University of Illinois.
Co-authors “Essentials of Medical Virology.”
Co-authors “Medical Microbiology.”
Is appointed to the Clinical Laboratory and Blood Bank Advisory Board of the State of Illinois.
Receives the Tanner-Shaughnessey Merit Award from the Illinois Society of Microbiology.
Serves as president of the University of Illinois at Chicago Chapter of Sigma Xi.