Recipients

Recipients

2018 Grant Recipients

(As of April, 2018)
  • The Natural Sciences / 40 persons
  • The Humanities and Social Sciences / 10 persons
  • Research Organization of Information and Systems
  • National Institute of Genetics, Assistant Professor
    Ishikawa, Asano
  • Genetic mechanisms underlying variation in seasonal reproduction among stickleback ecotypes
  • Tottori University
  • Faculty of Agriculture, Associate Professor
    Iwasaki, Takashi
  • Development of agrobacterium-independent genome editing technology for plants
  • Kobe University
  • Graduate School of Health Sciences, Assistant Professor
    Aoki-Utsubo, Chie
  • Identification of new antiviral agents against hepatitis viruses from polyphenolic compounds derived from Indonesian medicinal plants
  • Osaka University
  • Graduate School of Engineering, Assistant Professor
    Umakoshi, Takayuki
  • Nano-imaging using plasmon-waveguide nanofocusing optical microscopy
  • Kyushu University
  • Graduate School of Engineering, Assistant Professor
    Oda, Yukari
  • Creation of Poly(vinyl ether)s Grafting Layers for Novel Interfacial Characteristics in Water
  • Tokyo Institute of Technology
  • School of Life Science and Technology, Assistant Professor
    Kadonosono, Tetsuya
  • Development of chemically synthesizable fragment antibody MVH
  • Tokyo Medical and Dental University
  • Medical Research Institute, Assistant Professor
    Kanayama, Masashi
  • Targeting pro-inflammatory hematopoietic progenitors for treatment of inflammatory diseases
  • University of Yamanashi
  • Graduate Faculty of Interdisciplinary, Assistant Professor
    Kanemoto, Daisuke
  • Integrated Circuit using Sub-Nyquist Sampling Technique for Mobile Ultrasonic Diagnostic Devices
  • Tokyo University of Science
  • Department of Materials Science and Technology, Junior Associate Professor
    Kamimura, Masao
  • Development of multi-modal imaging nanoparticles for 4D tracking of cancer metastasis
  • Osaka University
  • Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Assistant Professor
    Kawamoto, Shimpei
  • Elucidation of the role of host immune system in the clearance of senescent cells in tissues
  • National Institutes of Natural Sciences
  • Exploratory Research Center on Life and Living Systems, Assistant Professor
    Kimura, Yukiko
  • Study of spinal neurons regulating switching of motor circuits in the spinal cord during changes in locomotor speed
  • Ochamomizu University
  • Faculty of Core Research, Associate Professor
    Kudo, Kazue
  • Non-equilibrium dynamics in quantum many-body systems: basic research for quantum information processing
  • Nagaoka University of Technology
  • Institute of GIGAKU, Assistant Professor
    Sakamoto, Moritsugu
  • Development of High-resolution photolithography using coaxial interference of optical vortices
  • Kyushu University
  • International Institute for Carbon-Neutral Energy Research, Assistant Professor
    Sadakiyo, Masaaki
  • Development of stable nano-scale porous materials through novel metal exchange reactions
  • Osaka University
  • Graduate School of Engineering Science, Professor
    Suzuki, Keiichiro
  • Development of in vivo genome-editing method for therapeutic purpose
  • Nagoya University
  • Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences, Associate Professor
    Suzuki, Takayuki
  • Identification of molecular mechanism of “Bauplan” to determine anteroposterior body axis formation in vertebrates
  • Shinshu Universtiy
  • Faculty of Textile Science and Technology, Assistant Professor
    Takashima, Seiji
  • Molecular dissection and suppression of human non-abstractive oligo-spermia
  • Hokkaido University
  • Graduate School of Agriculture, Assistant Professor
    Takasuka, Taichi
  • Proteomic analyses for the insect associated cellulolytic bacteria for the effective plant biomass utilization
  • Osaka Prefecture University
  • Graduate School of Engineering, Associate Professor
    Takahashi, Yasushi
  • Novel optoelectronic devices using ultrahigh-Q nanocavities coupled to monolayer materials
  • The University of Tokyo
  • School of Engineering, Associate Professor
    Chiba, Daichi
  • Magnetoelastic properties of antiferromagnetic metal thin films and their applications to flexible devices
  • The University of Tokyo
  • Graduate School of Engineering, Assistant Professor
    Deura, Momoko
  • New growth technology of high quality III-nitride semiconductors on silicon substrates by forming nano-scale voids
  • Ritsumeikan University
  • College of Life Sciences, Assistant Professor
    Nakao, Shu
  • Molecular basis of arrhythmias induced by exercise training: involvement of clock genes
  • Hiroshima University
  • Research Institute for Radiation Biology and Medicine, Assistant Professor
    Nagamachi, Akiko
  • Elucidating mechanisms underlying myelodysplastic syndromes: a hypothesis that reduced cytokine response of surrounding bone marrow cells allows propagation of not fully transformed cells
  • Kyoto University
  • Graduate School of Medicine, Assistant Professor
    Nakamura, Tomonori
  • Generation of the chimeric monkey for functional evaluation of primate pluripotent stem cells and differentiating cells
  • Research Organization of Information and Systems
  • National Institute of Genetics, Assistant Professor
    Natsume, Toyoaki
  • The auxin-inducible degron technology reveals diverse roles of the SMC complexes and molecular mechanisms of human diseases caused by their mutations
  • The University of Tokyo
  • Institute of Industrial Science, Associate Professor
    Nomura, Masahiro
  • Development of scientific principles of ray phononics and its application to advanced thermal conduction control
  • Hokkaido University
  • Faculty of Science, Associate Professor
    Hamamuki, Nao
  • Analysis of boundary value problems for fully nonlinear partial differential equations and its applications
  • The University of Tokyo
  • Faculty of Science, Assistant Professor
    Hiraiwa, Tetsuya
  • Development and verification of the mathematical model realizing active morphogenesis of an epithelial tissue
  • Okayama University
  • Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Assistant Professor
    Fujimura, Atsushi
  • Biopharmaceutical Approach for Next Generation BNCT
  • Kobe University
  • Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Associate Professor
    Fujimoto, Ryo
  • Elucidating the mechanism of epigenetic regulation involved in the expression of hybrid vigour in Arabidopsis thaliana
  • Osaka City University
  • Graduate School of Science, Assosiate Professor
    Fuchikawa, Taro
  • Investigation on robustness of circadian behavioral rhythms enforced by forming groups in social insects
  • Kwansei Gakuin University
  • School of Science and Technology, Associate Professor
    Hojo, Masaru
  • Effect of individual decision making mechanisms on dynamics of mutualism
  • Kyoto University
  • Institute for Advanced Study, Institute for Advanced Study, Associate Professor
    Horike, Satoshi
  • Novel material construction on metal-organic hydrides for effective capture of ultratrace CO2 from the air
  • Shizuoka University
  • Faculty of Informatics, Assistant Professor
    Masuzawa, Tomoaki
  • Development of extremely sensitive neutron detectors using diamond semi-conductors
  • University of Tsukuba
  • Graduate School of Pure and Applied Sciences, Assistant Professor
    Matsuoka, Ryota
  • Creation of flexibility-variable nanosheets composed of multiple-stranded molecular ropes
  • Kyoto University
  • Graduate School of Medicine, Assistant Professor
    Mizuta, Kotaro
  • Clarification of the functional breakdown mechanism of hippocampal neural circuits in Alzheimer’s disease using in vivo chronic imaging
  • Nagoya University
  • Graduate School of Science, Assistant Professor
    Mitsuishi, Ikuyuki
  • Development of passive thermal control system for the first dedicated X-ray polarimetry observatory IXPE
  • Kyoto University
  • Graduate School of Medicine, Assistant Professor
    Murata, Koichi
  • Identification for mechanism and new drug for hypoxia-mediated bone resorption for rheumatoid arthritis
  • Kumamoto University
  • Priority Organization for lnnovation and Excellence, Associate Professor
    Yamaguchi, Tomoya
  • Role of ROR1 in cell membrane organization and dynamics
  • Hokkaido University
  • Faculty of Pharmaceutical Science, Lecturer
    Watanabe, Mizuki
  • Regulation of the function of the proteins in cells by the conformationally restricted oligopeptides with cell permeability

  • Kyoto City University of Arts
  • Faculty of Music, Lecturer
    Ikegami, Ken’ichiro
  • Investigation into the German “painting music” in the late 18th century: Toward the elucidation of the multidimensional music culture in the classical era
  • Kyushu University
  • Graduate School of Humanities, Assistant Professor
    Imai, Hiromasa
  • Kurume POW Camp and the German Soldiers during the First World War : Global History from the Local Point of View
  • Kanzawa University
  • Institute of Human and Social Sciences, Associate Professor
    Ueda, Hisao
  • A Basic study of the social structure and the administration of Kaga han, the largest daimyo domain in early modern Japan : focussing on the duties and the function of Tomura, the class of local leaders
  • Waseda University
  • School of Social Sciences, Professor
    Oikawa, Koki
  • The impacts of monetary easing on economic growth through resource reallocation
  • Chubu University
  • College of Humanities, Senior Assistant Professor
    Kawakami, Fumito
  • A comparative approach to the evolution and development of smiling and laughter
  • Osaka University
  • Graduate School of Law and Politics, Associate Professor
    Sakaguchi, Kazushige
  • Empirical research on the Role and Position of Basic Level Legal Service Worker in Chinese Formal Legal Service Provision
  • Yokohama City University
  • International College of Arts and Sciences, Associate Professor
    Seta, Makoto
  • Empirical research on the Role and Position of Basic Level Legal Service Worker in Chinese Formal Legal Service Provision
  • Waseda University
  • Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Associate Professor
    Takahashi, Ryo
  • Proposal of Developing Countries’ Strategy to Transform their Economy into Green One: Social Experiment of a Mixed Management System Applied to Forests in Ethiopia
  • Shimane University
  • Fuculty of Life and Environmental Science, Assistant Professor
    Nakama, Yukiko
  • A Study on the Policy and Conditions for Extension Services for Improving Home Living in Occupied Okinawa
  • Tohoku University
  • Institute for Excellence in Higher Education, Associate Professor
    Nishida, Fuminobu
  • Construction of a Dzongkha language database for publication of the first Dzongkha-Japanese-English Dictionary

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