Recipients

Recipients
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2008 Grant Recipients

(As of April, 2008)
  • The Natural Sciences / 40 persons
  • The Humanities and Social Sciences / 10 persons
  • Otaru University of Commerce
  • Faculty of Business and Commerce, Associate Professor
    Ishii, Toshimasa
  • Studies on graph algorithms for fault-tolerant network design
  • Tohoku University
  • Graduate School of Science, Professor
    Isobe, Hiroyuki
  • Design and Synthesis of Organic Molecules toward Reaction Imaging
  • Kyushu University
  • Faculty of Engineering, Assistant Professor
    Ito, Fuyuki
  • Evaluation of exciton interaction of ultra-fast photoresponsive molecular-assemblies by electric field modulation spectroscopy
  • Tohoku University
  • Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Associate Professor
    Imai, Yuzuru
  • A study of familial Parkinson’s disease using Drosophila models
  • Kyoto University
  • Graduate School of Biostudies, Assistant Professor
    Oinuma, Izumi
  • Universal signal transductions of repulsive axonal guidance molecules that prevent neuranagenesis
  • University of the Ryukyus
  • Faculty of Science, Associate Professor
    Otaki, Joji
  • Mechanism of the color-pattern formation in butterflies: Exploring the origin of diversity using butterflies in Okinawa
  • University of Fukui
  • Graduate School of Engineering, Associate Professor
    Oki, Masaya
  • Analysis of heterochromatin boundary mechanism of a novel gene isolated by the new screening system
  • Hirosaki University
  • Faculty of Agriculture and Life Science, Associate Professor
    Kashiwagi, Akiko
  • Construction and analysis of an experimental coevolution system using Escherichia coli and bacteriophage QB
  • Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine
  • National Research Center for Protozoan Diseases, Professor
    Kanuka, Hirotaka
  • Genetic dissection of temperature adaptation of malaria parasite
  • Kyoto University
  • Graduate School of Biostudies, Assistant Professor
    Kanoh, Junko
  • Mechanism of telomere length regulations by telomere-binding protein complexes
  • Tottori University
  • Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, Assistant Professor
    Kaminaka, Hironori
  • Elucidation of Mechanism on Transcriptional Regulation of Programmed Cell Death in Plants
  • Tottori University
  • Faculty of Engineering, Associate Professor
    Kimura, Shuhei
  • A high-speed method for the inference of S-system models of genetic networks
  • Research Organization
  • Institute of Materials Structure Science High Energy Accelerator, Assistant Professor
    Kubota, Masato
  • Study of resistance switching at interface in oxide thin films
  • The University of Tokyo
  • Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, Associate Professor
    Kojima, Tetsuya
  • Molecular mechanism of the imaginal primordium evolution
  • Hokkaido University
  • Faculty of Advanced Life Science, Assistant Professor
    Kotani, Tomoya
  • Molecular biological analysis of a novel protein, Misty Somites (Mys)
  • Gunma University
  • Institute for Molecular and Cellular Regulation, Assistant Professor
    Sato, Takashi
  • Study of molecular mechanisms to maintain the cell polarity, by gene targeting approach
  • Osaka University
  • Graduate School of Medicine, Assistant Professor
    Sugimoto, Tomoyuki
  • A study of statistical reasoning processes based on three-structured approaches and the infrastructure equipment for application to medical data
  • Konan University
  • Faculty of Science and Engineering, Associate Professor
    Susa, Hajime
  • On the star formation activities in disk galaxies under Far-ultraviolet background radiation
  • Kanazawa University
  • Cancer Research Institute, Professor
    Suzuki, Takeshi
  • Exploration of novel molecular targets for cancer treatment using retroviral insertional mutagenesis
  • Hamamatsu University School of Medicine
  • School of Medicine, Assistant Professor
    Suzuki, Yuko
  • The effect of fluid shear stress on the secretory dynamics of fibrinolytic enzyme and its activity
  • Osaka City University
  • Graduate School of Science, Lecturer
    Takagi, Masaoki
  • Verification of behavioral kin recognition and inbreeding avoidance
  • Kyoto University
  • Graduate School of Science, Assistant Professor
    Tagawa, Yoshiaki
  • Functions of ion channels in the regulation of cellular excitability and cortical network formation during neonatal brain development
  • Kinki University
  • School of Agriculture, Assistant Professor
    Tani, Tetsuya
  • Identification of reprogramming factors from unfertilized oocytes and application to somatic cell nuclera transfer technique
  • Tokyo Institute of Technology
  • Materials and Structures Laboratory, Associate Professor
    Taniyama, Tomoyasu
  • Fabrication of self-organized magnetic oxide quantum dots and control of its magnetic properties
  • Kyushu University
  • Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Engineering Sciences, Associate Professor
    Teii, Kungen
  • Study on surface properties and field emission characteristics of wide band gap, cubic boron nitride films
  • Osaka University
  • Graduate School of Engineering, Associate Professor
    Terao, Jun
  • Development of New Syntheses of Insulated π-Conjugated Polymers by Polimelization of Rotaxane Monomers
  • Okayama University
  • Research Institute for Bioresources, Associate Professor
    Nagaki, Kiyotaka
  • Analysis of tobacco centromere DNA sequences and their ability to form artificial chromosomes
  • Osaka University
  • The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Assistant Professor
    Nishino, Kunihiko
  • Studies on Regulatory Networks of Multidrug Efflux Systems
  • Nagoya City University
  • Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Associate Professor
    Hattori, Mitsuharu
  • Novel mechanisms that regulate secretion and diffusion of Reelin, a secreted protein essential for neuronal layer formation
  • Osaka Prefecture University
  • Graduate School of Science, Associate Professor
    Hirota, Junji
  • Evolution and Regulation of Odorant Receptor Genes
  • Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine
  • National Research Center for Protozoan Diseases, Lecturer
    Fukumoto, Shinya
  • Molecular-mechanism of filaria transmission in mosquito
  • Kyoto University
  • Graduate School of Engineering, Associate Professor
    Fujita, Koji
  • Development of HPLC separation media for phosphorylated peptides and proteins using micro-and nanoporous transition metal oxides
  • Hokkaido University
  • Graduate School of Environmental Science, Associate Professor
    Miura, Toru
  • Reconstruction of Neurous Systems in the Environment-Dependent Polyphenism
  • Tohoku University
  • Institute for Materials Research, Associate Professor
    Mizuseki, Hiroshi
  • First Principles Calculations and Genetic Algorithm Approaches to Organic Melecules for Molecular Devices
  • Hiroshima University
  • Graduate School of Engineering, Assistant Professor
    Yasuda, Toshiyuki
  • Cooperation between a Human and Robots Based on Autonomous Specialization Using Reinforcement Learning Technique Called BRL
  • Kyoto University
  • Graduate School of Agriculture, Assistant Professor
    Yamane, Hisayo
  • Epigenetic silencing of a MADS-box transcription factor in response to cold temperature
  • Keio University
  • Faculty of Science and Technology, Assistant Professor
    Yugi, Katsuyuki
  • Design of an artificial genetic circuit functioning as synchronous oscillators
  • Tohoku University
  • Graduate School of Science, Associate Professor
    Yusa, Go
  • Nanoscale nuclear magnetic imaging and application to quantum information processing
  • Osaka University
  • Graduate School of Engineering, Assistant Professor
    Yoshikawa, Hiroyuki
  • Development of a high sensitivity biosensors on the basis of nanoparticle volume detection with optical force
  • Nagasaki University
  • Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Assistant Professor
    Yoshida, Carolina Andrea
  • Functions of Hck signalling in chondrocytes and osteo blast

  • Aoyama Gakuin University
  • Graduate School of International Management, Professor
    Iizuka, Toshiaki
  • Value of innovation in a regulated pharmaceutical market
  • Saitama University
  • Faculty of Liberal Arts, Professor
    Iguchi, Toshino
  • International and comparative study on the transbounding aspect of printing media and graphic design in modernism
  • Mie University
  • Graduate School of Bioresources, Assistant Professor
    Uchiyama, Tomohiro
  • The Potentiality and Problems of Production Contructs as One Method of New Entry into Farming by Business Corporations
  • Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology
  • Faculty of Marine Science, Associate Professor
    Kakihara, Yasushi
  • Historical and ethical studies on risk research of radiation exposure
  • Kyoto University
  • Institute of Economic Research, Professor
    Kajii, Atsushi
  • Characterizations of Inefficiency and Welfare Distributions in General Financial Market Equilibrium
  • Tokyo Metropolitan University
  • Graduate School of Humanities, Associate Professor
    Kamezawa, Miyuki
  • Studies of Girls’ Hitogata (representational form) in Japanese Culture and Angro-American Moral Panic
  • Osaka University
  • Graduate School of Medicine, Associate Professor
    Shimoda, Motomu
  • Making Model for Bioethical Policy on Human Body Tissue in East Asia
  • Ehime University
  • Faculty of Law and Letters, Associate Professor
    Sogo, Hiroyuki
  • Research for a model of human visual search behavior in wide visual scenes
  • Hokkaido University
  • Graduate School of Public Policy, Professor
    Matsuura, Masataka
  • What effect did the Japanese reparations and economic aids toward Asian countries have on the Asianism in the post-war period Japan?
  • Keio University
  • Faculty of Law, Associate Professor
    Lin, Xinguang
  • Dam Development and Policy Making in China

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