Recipients

Recipients
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2012 Grant Recipients

(As of April, 2012)
  • The Natural Sciences / 41 persons
  • The Humanities and Social Sciences / 11 persons
  • Kyushu University
  • Medical Institute of Bioregulation, Associate Professor
    Ishitani, Tohru
  • Analysis of function and Regulation of Wnt/βcateninsignaling using in vivo imaging
  • Kobe University
  • Graduate School of Biostudies, Assistant Professor
    Uemura, Akiyoshi
  • Regulatory roles of the Small GTPase Rho J in the motility of vascular endothelial cells
  • Keio University
  • Faculty of Science and Technology, Associate Professor
    Ogihara, Naomichi
  • Exploring the origin and evolution of human bipedalism from analyses of bipedal walking in the Japanese macaque
  • Kyushu University
  • Faculty of Medical Science, Assistant Professor
    Okuno, Toshiaki
  • Anti-inflammatory role of a new lipid mediator, 12-HHT
  • Kyoto University
  • Program-Specific Research Center, Assistant Professor
    Carlton, Peter
  • Single-cell analysis of epigenetic modifications in human iPS cells via superresolution microscopy
  • Keio University
  • School of Medicine, Assistant Professor
    Kakegawa, Wataru
  • Developmental changes in the neuronal network underlying learning and memory: Analysis of a novel D-Serine signaling
  • The University of Tokyo
  • Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences, Lecturer
    Kawasaki, Yoshihiro
  • Functional analysis of c-Myc target long ncRNA in colorectal tumorigenesis
  • Nara Institute of Science and Technology
  • Graduate School of Biological Sciences, Assistant Professor
    Kitano, Ken
  • Structural study of the genetic disease proteins that unwind aging-related DNA structures
  • Kyoto University
  • Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Assistant Professor
    Kimura, Ikuo
  • Short-chain fatty acids receptor in metabolic syndrome: Energy regulation by dietary sensing receptor via microbiota
  • RIKEN Center
  • Center for Developmental Biology, Team Leader
    Kuranaga, Erina
  • In vivo analysis for cellular and molecular mechanisms of collective cell movement
  • University of Fukui
  • Graduate School of Engineering, Associate Professor
    Konishi, Yoshiyuki
  • A novel intracellular system for the maintenance of neuronal morphology
  • Tohoku University
  • Graduate School of Science, Associate Professor
    Kobayashi, Shinichi
  • Automorphic representations and the Iwasawa main conjecture
  • Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
  • Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, Assistant Professor
    Koyanagi, Jun
  • Development of high efficiency and long durability mechanical battery
  • Hiroshima University
  • Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Assistant Professor
    Saito, Atsushi
  • The research of biological function regulated by the signaling from endoplasmic reticulum
  • Osaka University
  • Graduate School of Engineering, Associate Professor
    Saito, Yuika
  • Near-field Microscope for observation in Liquid 3D environment
  • Tokyo Gakugei University
  • Faculty of Education, Associate Professor
    Sato, Tamaki
  • Description, phylogeny and field survey of the plesiosaurian fossils from the cretaceous of Hokkaido
  • Tokyo Institute of Technology
  • Graduate School of Engineering, Associate Professor
    Shimoyama, Yusuke
  • Dissolution of drug compound in thin film drug delivery using solvent evaporation controlled in super critical carbon dioxide
  • Kyushu University
  • Medical Institute of Bioregulation, Associate Professor
    Suzuki, Atsushi
  • Molecular mechanism underlying cell-fate conversion of fibroblasts to hepatocytes
  • Kyoto University
  • Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Assistant Professor
    Takahashi, Kiyohiro
    [2011 Hakuraku Grantee]
  • Functional analysis of virus sensor protein RIG-I
  • Osaka University
  • Graduate School of Science, Assistant Professor
    Tanaka, Hirofumi
  • Challenge to control electric properties of graphene nanoribbon by organic nanoparticles adsorbing
  • Nagaoka University of Technology
  • Top Runner Incubation Center for Academia-Industry Fusion, Associate Professor
    Tsukiji, Shinya
  • Development of a new technique for chemical protein labeling in living cells
  • Nara Institute of Science and Technology
  • Graduate school of Materials Science, Assistant Professor
    Terada, Kayo
  • Thermoresponsive secondary structure change of helical polyacetylenes containing amino groups and their application as a gene carrier
  • University of Toyama
  • Frontier Research Core for the Life Sciences, Assistant Professor
    Nakagawa, Takashi
  • Role of O-acetyl-ADP-Ribose, a novel metabolite generated by aging-associated molecule “Sirtuin”
  • Hokkaido University
  • Field Science Center for Northern Biosphere, Associate Professor
    Nagasato, Chikako
  • Study on structures and functions of the intercellular matrix supporting multicellularity in brown algae
  • The University of Electro-Communications
  • Graduate School of Informatics and Engineering, Associate Professor
    Nara, Takaaki
  • Algebraic solution for the magnetoencephalography inverse problem for detection of epileptic foci in gyrus
  • Gunma University
  • Graduate School of Engineering, Assistant Professor
    Hamana, Makoto
  • Foundations for Dependable Software by Dependent Types
  • Tottori University
  • Faculty of Regional Sciences, Associate Professor
    Horai, Sawako
  • Human contamination status and health effects of Pd in an E-waste recycling area, Vietnam
  • Tokyo Medical and Dental University
  • Medical Research Institute, Associate Professor
    Hirayama, Jun
  • Role of Redox Signaling Pathway in Circadian Regulation
  • Shizuoka University
  • Faculty of Engineering, Assistant Professor
    Fujii, Tomoyuki
  • Mechanism of stress corrosion cracking and microstructural design of structural material for improved SCC resistance
  • Osaka Prefecture University
  • Research Organization for the 21st Century, Special Lecturer
    Makiura, Rie
  • Nano Structuring coordination materials for photoelectric conversion
  • The University of Electro-Communications
  • The Center for Frontier Science and Engineering, Assistant Professor
    Matsuura, Motoharu
  • Research on Optical Signal Processing Based on Semiconductor Quantum-Dot Technology
  • Nagoya University
  • Graduate School of Science, Associate Professor
    Matsuura, Yoshiyuki
  • Structural study of the regulation of macromolecular transport between the nucleus and the cytoplasm underlying the regulatory mechanisms of physiological functions
  • Sapporo Medical University
  • School of Medicine, Assistant Professor
    Maruyama, Reo
  • Global profiling of histone modifications in multiple myeloma with t(4:14) translocation
  • University of Tsukuba
  • Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, Assistant Professor
    Miura, Kenji
  • Epigenetic regulation through plant specific PHD domain in the SUMO E3 ligase SIZ1
  • The University of Tokyo
  • Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Assistant Professor
    Morinaga, Shin-Ichi
  • Genomic basis of evolutionary responses to the environmental changes in a plant
  • University of Tsukuba
  • Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, Assistant Professor
    Yaguchi, Shunsuke
  • Formation and function of the apical tuft in the sea urchin embryo
  • Kyoto University
  • Graduate School of Science, Associate Professor
    Yano, Kouji
  • Developments and applications of the theory of flows and informations for Markov chains
  • Ritsumeikan University
  • College of Information Science and Engineering, Professor
    Yamashita, Shigeru
  • Efficient Design Methodology for Engineering Change Orders with Minimum Reconfigurable Circuits
  • Kyoto University
  • Graduate School of Science, Assistant Professor
    Yamashita, Minoru
  • Search for quantum criticality in the vicinity of quantum spin liquid state at ultra-low temperatures
  • Kyoto University
  • Graduate School of Science, Assistant Professor
    Yamada, Teppei
  • Construction of novel solid acid consisting of metal-organic framework and its application
  • Kyushu University
  • Faculty of Science, Assistant Professor
    Yamawaki, Yoshifumi
  • Neural basis of motor planning in invertebrates: When and What to do?

  • Kobe University
  • Graduate School of Humanities, Associate Professor
    Ito, Takao
  • Relations between the Mamluks and the Timurids: A study on International Relations of post-Mongol Western Asia
  • Tohoku University
  • Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Assistant
    Edamura, Kazuma
  • A production function analysis including the effect of hazardous material release
  • Ehime University
  • Faculty of Law and Letters, Associate Professor
    Ebesu, Hikaru
  • Formation and development of the 88 Shikoku sacred place
  • Kansai University
  • Faculty of Law, Professor
    Otsuru, Chieko
  • Local Communities’ Straggles with Resettling Refugees Caused by U.S. Foreign Policy
  • Kyoto University
  • The Hakubi Center, Assistant Professor
    Kawana, Yuichiro
  • The Sciences of Character in Nineteenth-Century Britain
  • Nagoya University
  • Institute for Advanced Research, Designated Associate Professor
    Cai, Dapeng
  • Sudden Negative Shocks, Optimal Bailout Policy, and International Cooperation
  • The University of Tokyo
  • Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Associate Professor
    Sato, Hikari
    [2011 Hakuraku Grantee]
  • Philosophical Explorers for Multicultural Symbiotic Societies-YANAGI Muneyoshi and William Blake in the 1910s
  • Kyoto University
  • The Center for African Area Studies, Associate Professor
    Takada, Akira
  • The visual culture in Savannah: Anthropological study of gesture-based communication among San societies
  • Ritsumeikan University
  • College of Letters, Associate Professor
    Nagasawa, Asako
  • Function of Aesthetics in Public Sphere-Feuilleton in German newspapers in the Weimar era
  • Kyushu University
  • Graduate School for Law, Associate Professor
    Harada, Hiroki
  • Conditions of globalized policy-realizing processes and the impacts to sovereign states
  • Nihon University
  • College of Bioresource Sciences, Professor
    Yokoyama, Akiko
  • Effects of Sound Symbolism in Speech Communication: A Cross-Modal Priming Study

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