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2005 Grant Recipients

(As of April, 2005)
  • The Natural Sciences / 40 persons
  • The Humanities and Social Sciences / 10 persons
  • Nagoya University
  • Graduate School of Mathematics, Research Associate
    Kawahira, Tomoki
  • Laminations associated with holomorphic dynamics
  • Miyagi University of Education
  • Faculty of Education, Associate Professor
    Fukuda, Yoshiyuki
  • Development of InP solid state detector for the observation of pp/7Be solar neutrinos
  • Osaka University
  • Graduate School of Engineering , Associate Professor
    Ashida, Masaaki
  • Study on Ultrafast Opto-Electronics Using Strongly Correlated Electron Systems
  • The University of Tokyo
  • Graduate School of Engineering, Assistant Professor
    Okabayashi, Jun
  • Origin of ferromagnetism in spin-controlled semiconductors: Precise measurement in electronic structure
  • Kyushu University
  • Faculty of Science, Assistant Professor
    Imafuku, Yasuhiro
  • Emergence of macroscopic sliding movements by non-linear interactions of biological molecular motors
  • Tohoku University
  • Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials, Associate Professor
    Mitsuishi, Masaya
  • Design of photo-optic conversion system of hybrid nanoassemblies organized with organic nonlinear optical materials and metal nanoparticles
  • Shizuoka University
  • Research Institute of Electronics, Assistant Professor
    Kawai, Hideki
  • Development of laser oscillator using light-harvest dendrimers
  • Kyushu University
  • Faculty of Science, Professor
    Kitagawa, Hiroshi
  • Creation of solid state ionics by super-protonic conductor
  • Tohoku University
  • Institute for Materials Research, Associate Professor
    Usami, Noritaka
  • Development of transfer technique of single-crystalline Si film on foreign substrates toward realization of low-cost high-efficiency solar cells
  • University of Yamanashi
  • Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Medicine and Engineering, Associate Professor
    Uchiyama, Chikako
  • Control of dephasing of quantum dot
  • Tokyo Institute of Technology
  • Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Associate Professor
    Ohmi, Shun-ichiro
  • Novel salicide process for sub 5-nm ultra-thin SOI-MOSFET
  • Hokkaido University
  • Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Associate Professor
    Koga, Takaaki
  • Investigation of semiconductor spin interference devices toward the applications for quantum computing
  • Kyushu University
  • Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Engineering Sciences, Associate Professor
    Furuya, Kenji
  • Development of new low-k inter-layer insulating films needed essentially for super high-speed LSI manufacturing
  • The University of Tokyo
  • Institute of Industrial Science, Associate Professor
    Machida, Tomoki
  • Initialization and manipulation of nuclear-spin quantum states in semiconductor electronic devices
  • Chiba University
  • Faculty of Engineering, Research Associate
    Shiina, Tatsuo
  • High-efficient beam propagation in random media
  • Fukuoka University
  • Department of Applied Physics, Faculty of Science, Associate Professor
    Misono, Masatoshi
  • Reshaping of digital signals by stochastic resonance in optical bistable systems
  • Kyoto Institute of Technology
  • Faculty of Engineering and Design, Assistant Professor
    Awatsuji, Yasuhiro
  • Study on digital holography that can carry out instantaneous measurement of three-dimensional image of living body
  • Kumamoto University
  • Graduate School of Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Professor
    Mizushima, Tohru
  • Regulatory mechanism for the activity of ORC, the initiator of DNA replication
  • Shizuoka University
  • Faculty of Science, Lecturer
    Ushimaru, Takashi
  • Growth analysis in leaf of Arabis serrata at alpine area (3,000m a.s.l.) on Mt. Fuji
  • Nagoya University
  • Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences, Assistant Professor
    Kajimura, Hisashi
  • Detection of fungi associated with insects in forest ecosystems and evaluation of their effects-To search for origins of diversity and evolution in the living world-
  • Hiroshima University
  • Graduate School of Biosphere Science, Research Assistant
    Sakai, Yoichi
  • Ecological study on the mating system and sex change in fishes of Kuchierabu-jima Island, focusing on hawkfishes and sandperches
  • Hokkaido University
  • Graduate School of Science, COE Researcher
    Tamate, Tsuyoshi
  • Spatial variation in frequencies of alternative life history forms in female masu salmon. I. Variation within rivers
  • Hokkaido University
  • Biosphere Dynamics Research Group, The Institute of Low Temperature Science, COE Researcher
    Toda, Motomu
  • A simulation study of impacts of the global environmental change on forest ecosystem
  • Hamamatsu University School of Medicine
  • School of Medicine, Research Associate
    Horiguchi, Hiroko
  • Invasions of the land; the limited habitat of Ligia exotica (Isopada, Crustacea)
  • Kyushu University
  • Faculty of Agriculture, Graduate School, Assistant Professor
    Tachibana, Tetsuya
  • Studies on the feeding-regulatory mechanism of gonadotropin-inhibiting hormone in the brain
  • Kochi University
  • School of Medicine, Associate Professor
    Mitsui, Shinichi
  • Behavioral analyses of mice lacking a mental retardation gene, motopsin (PRSS12)
  • Waseda University
  • Faculty of Education, Assistant Professor
    Okada, Reiko
  • Analysis of control machanisms of thyrotropin secretion in vertebrates: Evolution consideration of homeothermia
  • Kyoto University
  • Graduate School of Engineering, Associate Professor
    Ikawa, Yoshiya
  • Rational approach toward generation of artificial ribozymes whose activities are comparable to those of natural enzymes
  • The University of Tokushima
  • Institute for Genome Research, Professor
    Hara, Eiji
  • Evolution of INK4a/ARF gene locus and development of tumor suppression function
  • Osaka University
  • Institute for Protein Research, Instructor
    Nishimura, Isao
  • Molecular mechanisms underlying terminal differentiation of postmitotic neurons in drosophila
  • Osaka University
  • Graduate School of Science, Assistant Professor
    Furuya, Hidetaka
  • Evolution of dicyemid mesozoans
  • Hokkaido University
  • Field Science Center for Northern Biosphere, Creative Research Initiative SOUSEI, Assistant Professor
    Hoshino, Yoichiro
  • Development of in vitro fertilization technique and analysis of the molecular programs which control fertilization and embryogenesis in higher plants
  • Tohoku University
  • Graduate School of Agriculture, Assistant Professor
    Matsumoto, Hiromichi
  • Establishment of rat embryonic stem (ES) cells and related technology
  • Akita University
  • School of Medicine, Assistant Professor
    Sasaki, Junko
  • The relationship between phosphoinositide metabolism and behavior
  • Kobe University
  • Graduate School of Medicine, Lecturer
    Sada, Kiyonao
  • Study of Cbl-b, a negative regulator of mast cell activation
  • Tokyo Medical and Dental University
  • Graduate School, Professor
    Takayanagi, Hiroshi
  • Studies on the regulation of osteoclast differentiation by analysis of evolutionally-conserved gene regulatory elements
  • Kyoto University
  • Graduate School of Biostudies, Assistant Professor
    Tanaka, Yoshimasa
  • Structure-function relationship in the mechanism for nonpeptide antigen recognition by immune cells
  • Osaka University
  • Department of Social and Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Associate Professor
    Horie, Kyoji
  • Development of a tumor suppressor gene screening method using the mouse transposon
  • The University of Tokyo
  • Center for Disease Biology and Integrative Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Professor
    Miyazaki, Toru
  • Towards the development of a novel therapy for atherosclerosis via suppressing AIM function
  • Research Organization of Information and Systems
  • The Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Associate Professor
    Fukumizu, Kenji
  • Probabilistic integration of genetic information data with graph structure

  • Mie University
  • Faculty of Literature and Social Sciences, Associate Professor
    Kyuma, Taiken
  • On the position of Esoteric Buddhism in late Indian Buddhism
  • Nihon University
  • Law School, Associate Professor
    Watai, Rikako
  • Regulatory treatment over foreign banks in Japan as compared to U.S.A.
  • Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
  • Faculty of Foreign Studies, Associate Professor
    Wakamatsu, Kunihiro
  • Organising new interests in advanced societies: Interest groups and politics in Britain since the 1990s
  • Nihon University
  • Advanced Research Institute for the Sciences and Humanities, Associate Professor
    Ando, Munemoto
  • Affirmative action in economic contests
  • Kobe University
  • RIEB, Professor
    Kamihigashi, Takashi
  • Economic theory of digital data products: Market competition and social welfare
  • Yamaguchi University
  • Faculty of Humanities, Associate Professor
    Takahashi, Masahito
  • Research of Japanese popular culture in East Asia
  • Shizuoka University
  • Faculty of Education, Lecturer
    Yamaguchi, Toyoko
  • The sand as a factor for healing in sand play therapy
  • Kyoto University
  • Center for the Promotion of Excellence in Higher Education, Associate Professor
    Mizokami, Shinichi
  • The role of positioning in self-formation: Consideration of the self insisting on its essence toward the other from the dynamic perspective
  • Kyoto University
  • The Kyoto University Museum, Assistant
    Uesugi, Kazuhiro
  • Motoori Norinaga and the process of formation of his geographical knowledge
  • Hiroshima University
  • Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation, Associate Professor
    Togawa, Masahiko
  • Anthropological study on the religious education and the multi-cultural policy in public institutions in Bangladesh

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