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2010 Grant Recipients

(As of April, 2010)
  • The Natural Sciences / 40 persons
  • The Humanities and Social Sciences / 10 persons
  • Kyoto University
  • Graduate School of Biostudies, Assistant Professor
    Abe, Kentaro
  • Making a model organism for the molecular biological analyses of the postnatal development
  • Keio University
  • Graduate School of Business Administration, Associate Professor
    Ando, Tomohiro
  • Development of bayesian statistical modeling theory for high dimensional data
  • Tohoku University
  • Graduate School of Engineering, Associate Professor
    Ishikawa, Takuji
  • Study on Cancer Metastasis and Drug effect by means of Nano-imaging and Computational Biomechanics
  • Kyoto University
  • Graduate School of Informatics, Associate Professor
    Ishikawa, Masato
  • Study on Spherical Mobile Robot
  • The University of Tokyo
  • Graduate School of Engineering, Assistant Professor
    Imahori, Shinji
  • Studies on high performance algorithms based on local search
  • Waseda University
  • Faculty of Science and Engineering, Associate Professor
    Imura, Kohei
  • Near-field investigation of plasmons and two-photon induced photoluminescence excited in gold nanostructures
  • Nagoya City University
  • Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Assistant Professor
    Ohta, Rieko
  • The New Detection Technique of Antigen Specific CTLs (Cytotoxic T Lymphocytes) using Trogocytosis
  • Nagasaki University
  • Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Assistant Professor
    Ogi, Tomoo
  • Identification of novel DNA repair factors that induce erroneous repair DNA synthesis by incorporation of nucleoside analogues
  • Kyoto University
  • Center for iPS Cell Research and Application, Associate Professor
    Osafune, Kenji
  • Investigation into the mechanism of mesoderm formation towards the development of regenerative medicine for kidney diseases
  • Kinki University
  • Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, Lecturer
    Kawashita, Masakazu
  • Studies for connectors of bacterial signal transduction to control their virulence
  • Tohoku University
  • Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, Associate Professor
    Kawashita, Masakazu
  • Research on surface structure of alumina with bone-like apatite-forming ability in body environment
  • Akita University
  • Graduate School of Medicine Biological Informatics and Experimental Therapeutics, Associate Professor
    Kuba, Keiji
  • Dissecting mechanisms for GPCR-mediated host response to highly pathogenic influenza virus
  • Kanazawa University
  • Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Associate Professor
    Kobayashi, Kenta
  • Investigation of the global structure of fluid equations via the numerical verification method
  • Tokyo Institute of Technology
  • Precision and Intelligence Laboratory, Assistant Professor
    Koyama, Daisuke
  • Development of biodegradable microcapsules for an ultrasonic drug delivery system
  • Okayama University
  • Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Associate Professor
    Sakamoto, Hirotaka
  • Roles in the sexually dimorphic gastrin-releasing peptide system in the lumbar spinal cord that mediates male sexual function and its ascending pathway into the brain
  • Chiba University
  • Graduate School of Advanced Integration Science, Associate Professor
    Shirota, Hideaki
  • Ultrafast Molecular Dynamics in Hydrogen-Bonding Liquids: Toward An Overview
  • The University of Tokyo
  • Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences, Associate Professor
    Suetsugu, Shiro
  • Compartmentalized signal transduction at plasma membrane
  • Kyoto University
  • Graduate School of Agriculture, Associate Professor
    Takano, Yoshitaka
  • Molecular analysis of a protein kinase EDRI involved in induction of nonhost plant defense
  • Kyoto University
  • Graduate School of Agriculture, Assistant Professor
    Takeuchi, Yuko
  • Molecular biological study of the pathogenic factor of the pine wood nematode, the causal agent of pine wilt disease
  • The University of Tokyo
  • Graduate School of Science, Assistant Professor
    Tachibana, Shogo
  • Formation conditions of circumstellar corundum: Shape and crystallographic orientation of presolar corundum grains
  • Kyoto University
  • Graduate School of Engineering, Assistant Professor
    Tanaka, Kazuo
  • Development of 19F MRI Contrast Agents for Cancer Diagnosis
  • Kyushu University
  • Graduate School of Engineering, Professor
    Tanaka, Keiji
  • A size effect on adhesion phenomena of polymers
  • Kobe University
  • Graduate School of Medicine, Lecturer
    Tanoue, Takuji
  • Analysis of the molecular mechanisms regulating polarized epithelial cell shape
  • Doshisha University
  • Faculty of Life and Medical Sciences, Assistant Professor
    Tsuchiya, Yoshiki
  • A mechanistic link between the regulation of a transcription factor Nrf1 and the pathogenesis of neurodegenerative diseases
  • Nara Institute of Science and Technology
  • Graduate school of Materials Science, Assistant Professor
    Tomita, Satoshi
  • Realization of left-handed meta-molecule using magnetic garnet spheres and dielectric resonators
  • Tokyo Medical and Dental University
  • Institute of Biomaterials and Bioengineering, Assistant Professor
    Nakamura, Miho
  • Optimization of Polarized Bioceramics using Piezoelectricity of Bone
  • Ehime University
  • Faculty of Agriculture, Senior Assistant Professor
    Nishiwaki, Hisashi
  • Identification of paralysis factors of chrysoperla nipponensis
  • Kyoto University
  • Graduate School of Biostudies, Assistant Professor
    Hiraoka, Yoshinori
    [2009 Hakuraku Grantee]
  • Investigation of the Role of Nardilysin in Homeostasis of Body Temperature
  • Kumamoto University
  • Priority Organization for Innovation and Excellence, Assistant Professor
    Fujita, Masaki
  • Development of Novel Reporter Assay for Marine Metagenomic Library Screening
  • Nagoya University
  • Graduate School of Mathematics, Assistant Professor
    Furusho, Hidekazu
  • Conjecture on generators of unramified mixed Tate motives
  • Osaka Prefecture University
  • Graduate School of Engineering, Assistant Professor
    Maeda, Takeshi
  • Synthesis and Aggregation Control of Novel Near-infrared Absorbing Dyes Aimed at Applying Photoelectric Conversion Devices
  • Kyushu Institute of Technology
  • Graduate School of Life Science and Systems Engineering, Assistant Professor
    Maeda, Toshinari
  • Biotechnology for constructing a hyper hydrogen-producing strains useful to the future energy-supplying system
  • Kobe University
  • Graduate School of Engineering, Associate Professor
    Maruyama, Tatsuo
  • Shape-controlled synthesis of precious metal nano crystals using biomacromolecules
  • Osaka University
  • Graduate School of Engineering, Associate Professor
    Mizukami, Shin
  • Development of in vivo detection method of enzyme activities using MRI
  • The University of Tokyo
  • Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Assistant Professor
    Mizusawa, Naoki
  • Stabilization of photosynthesis and enhancement of tolerance of environmental stress by lipid modification of extrinsic proteins
  • Keio University
  • School of Medicine, Associate Professor
    Miyamoto, Takeshi
  • Regulation of Osteoclastogenesis and bone homeostasis in a network with transcriptional repressors
  • Kumamoto University
  • Faculty of Life Sciences, Assistant Professor
    Yano, Masato
  • Analysis on impairment of insulin secretion and mitochondrial dysfunction by lipid metabolism disorder
  • Tohoku University
  • Graduate School of Science, Associate Professor
    Yamazaki, Takao
  • p-adic Sato theory and arithmetic geometry
  • Tohoku University
  • Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials, Associate Professor
    Yoshikawa, Akira
  • Development of GaN-AIN Based Wide-Band Gap photo-detector for next generation
  • Hokkaido University
  • Faculty of Science, Associate Professor
    Wada, Kazuhiro
  • Construction of an animal model for a communication disorder, stuttering, by songbird

  • Sophia University
  • Department of Russian Studies, Associate Professor
    Adachi, Yuko
  • Business and the State in Russia’s energy and natural resources industry
  • Hiroshima University
  • Graduate School of Education, Professor
    Sasaki, Isamu
  • A Study of the phase of Sinoxenic reading based on the glossed text by Shinran
  • Tohoku University
  • Center for Northeast Asian Studies, Associate Professor
    Takakura, Hiroki
  • Reconstruction of the regional environment with the land use and the exploration of the condition of disaster of the ice jam flood in the middle basin of Lena river
  • Kyoto City University of Art
  • Faculty of Fine Arts, Associate Professor
    Takahashi, Satoru
  • Artistic approach to medical field
  • Oita University
  • Faculty of Education and Welfare Science, Professor
    Tabata, Chiaki
  • Lexical collection, its database creation, and research the significance [research] is given of the Amami language in the crisis of disappearance
  • Tokyo Metropolitan University
  • Faculty of Urban Liberal Arts, Professor
    Chen, Zhaobin
  • The Rice Road run through postwar Asia: Hokkaido, Mainland China and India
  • Kyoto University
  • Institute for Research in Humanities, Associate Professor
    Tsuiki, Kosuke
  • Psychosis or Perversion?
    -For a Psychoanalytical Elucidation of Predominant Psychic Structure and Economy in the “Post-neurotic Era”
  • Kobe University
  • Graduate School of Maritime Sciences, Associate Professor
    Matsumoto, Hidenobu
  • Economic Analysis on Transportation Hub and Urban Growth: Suggestions for Hub Development Strategies in Japanese Airports and Ports
  • Nagoya University
  • Graduate School of Law, Associate Professor
    Mizushima, Tomonori
  • Privileges and Immunities of International Financial Organizations under International Law
  • Kyoto University
  • School of Law, Professor
    Yasuda, Takuto
    [2010 Hakuraku Grantee]
  • Challenge from brain science and the future of criminal law based on free will

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