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2013 Grant Recipients

(As of April, 2013)
  • The Natural Sciences / 40 persons
  • The Humanities and Social Sciences / 10 persons
  • Kobe University
  • Graduate School of Biostudies, Associate Professor
    Igaki, Tatsushi
  • Understanding cell competition-mediated Hippo pathway regulation and its role in the establishment of tumor microenvironment
  • Nagoya Institute of Technology
  • Faculty of Engineering, Associate Professor
    Izumi, Taisuke
  • A Coding-Theoretic Approach for Computationally Hard Problems
  • The University of Tokyo
  • Graduate School of Science, Associate Professor
    Ohashi-Ito, Kyoko
  • Analysis of mechanism to initiate vascular cell differentiation
  • Kyushu University
  • Faculty of Information Science and Electrical Engineering, Associate Professor
    Inenaga, Shunsuke
  • Efficiently searchable and editable data compression
  • University of Toyama
  • Frontier Research Core for Life Sciences, Assistant Professor
    Inobe, Tomonao
  • Development of Regulation Methods of the Proteasomal protein degradation
  • Kanazawa University
  • College of Science and Engineering, Professor
    Wong, Richard
  • The role of the nucleoporins in epigenetic regulation
  • Chiba University
  • Graduate School of Science, Associate Professor
    Otsubo, Noriyuki
  • Arithmetic L-functions and motivic cohomology
  • Kyushu University
  • Faculty of Medical Science, Assistant Professor
    Otera, Hidenori
  • Identification and functional analysis of the novel factors involved in mitochondrial fission regulation
  • Osaka University
  • Graduate School of Engineering, Assistant Professor
    Ozeki, Yasuyuki
  • Label-free biological imaging with high molecular specificity based on multicolor stimulated Raman microscopy in the fingerprint region
  • Ritsumeikan University
  • College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Assistant Professor
    Kaneko-Kawano, Takako
  • Regulatory system of spatiotemporal cytoskeleton in cell migration
  • Keio University
  • School of Medicine, Assistant Professor
    Kisu, Iori
  • Development of uterine transplantation models in primates for uterine factor infertility: towards clinical application
  • Kumamoto University
  • Graduate School of Science and Technology, Associate Professor
    Kubota, Akihisa
  • Development of the high precision polishing method for ultra-low loss diamond power device fabrication
  • Hokkaido University
  • Creative Research Institution
    Assistant Professor
    Koizumi, Itsuro
  • Spatial and temporal patterns in population dynamics and genetic structure: a long-term ecological research
  • Hokkaido University
  • Faculty of Science, Assistant Professor
    Kokado, Kenta
  • Facile Control of Thermoresponsiveness of Polymers by Utilizing Supramolecularly Intermolecular Interactions
  • Osaka University
  • The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Assistant Professor
    Sasaki, Satoshi
  • Investigation of the mechanism of topological superconductivity with a Josephson junction device on a topological superconductor
  • Gunma University
  • Advanced Scientific Research Leaders Development Unit, Assistant Professor
    Sadakata, Tetsushi
  • Analyses of the mouse model of autism
  • Keio University
  • Graduate School of Science, Assistant Professor
    Sato, Kaoru
  • Molecular mechanism of Transposon silencing mediated by piRNAs and nuclear-effector complexes in Drosophila
  • Tokyo University of Science
  • Faculty of Science and Technology, Lecturer
    Shitanda, Isao
  • Development of Light-driven Nanomotor imitating Phototaxis of Flagella Microorganism
  • Tokyo Institute of Technology
  • Graduate School of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Associate Professor
    Suzuki, Takashi
  • Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Central Synapse Formation and Plasticity in the Brain
  • Yamagata University
  • Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Assistant Professor
    Tatewaki, Yoko
  • Physical properties and preparation of actuator composed of molecular conductors
  • Tohoku University
  • Institute for Materials Research, Assistant Professor
    Cho, Ken
  • Development of low-cost Ti-Mn alloy through evaluation of mechanical properties and cytotoxicity in simulated body environment
  • Nagoya Institute of Technology
  • Graduate School of Engineering, Associate Professor
    Tsumura, Tomoaki
  • A Study on Low-Power Processor with Garbage-Collection Assistance Technique
  • Nagasaki University
  • Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Lecturer
    Doi, Hirokazu
  • Investigation into the spatio-temporal dynamics of neural activation underlying the detection of reproduction-related signals in human
  • Hiroshima University
  • Graduate School of Education, Associate Professor
    Tomikawa, Ko
  • Elucidation of the phylogeographic pattern of the invertebrate and inspection of the refugia hypothesis in the Chugoku District
  • Sophia University
  • Faculty of Science, Associate Professor
    Nakaoka, Toshihiro
  • Fabrication and development of fundamental technologies for side-gate quantum-entanglement- diode toward quantum information transfer between two remote devices
  • Nagasaki University
  • Atomic Bomb Disease Institute, Tenure-track Assistant Professor
    Nakazawa, Yuka
  • Functional analysis of the initiation mechanism of transcription coupled nucleotide excision repair
  • Yamagata University
  • Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Assistant Professor
    Nakabayashi, Kazuhiro
  • Development of non-fullerene electron-transporting materials for organic photovoltanics
  • University of Miyazaki
  • Faculty of Engineering, Associate Professor
    Nishioka, Kensuke
  • Development of formation method of solar-grade silicon using volcanic ash deposit Shirasu as a starting material and concentrated solar power as an energy source
  • Saitama University
  • Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Associate Professor
    Hasegawa, Yasuhiro
  • Thermal conductivity measurement of thermoelectric signal crystal bismuth nanowire
  • Tohoku University
  • Faculty of Photonics Science Chitose Institute of Science and Technology, Lecturer
    Hirai, Yuji
  • Fabrications of the oxygen supplementation device learning from an insect plastron
  • Gunma University
  • Advanced Scientific Research Leaders Development Unit, Assistant Professor
    Hirakawa, Hidetada
  • Cell-to-Cell signal transduction in bacteria and its novel regulatory element, anti-sense RNA
  • Kyushu University
  • Faculty of Science, Assistant Professor
    Hirotsu, Takaaki
  • Mechanisms of olfactory preference switches
  • Tohoku University
  • Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials, Assistant Professor
    Matsui, Jun
  • Production of large scale ultrathin aligned CNT films as rubbing free electrodes for liquid crystal display
  • Kochi University
  • Research and Education Faculty, Specially Appointed Assistant Professor
    Miura, Osamu
    [2013 Hakuraku Grantee]
  • Disturbance and recovery process of mudflat organisms
    -Ecological and genetic comparisons of Batillaria snails before and after the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake
  • The University of Tokyo
  • Earthquake Research Institute, Assistant Professor
    Miyake, Hiroe
  • Pioneering Source Modeling to Prepare Unexpected Earthquake Disasters
  • Shinshu University
  • Faculty of Science, Associate Professor
    Miyamaru, Fumiaki
  • Development of frequency conversion devices of terahertz waves with temporal interface of refractive indices
  • The University of Tokyo
  • Institute of Industrial Science, Assistant Professor
    Moriya, Rai
  • Detection of magnetic domain wall motion using non-magnetic electrode for the application of non-volatile memory
  • Hokkaido University
  • Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Assistant Professor
    Yanagawa, Yojiro
  • Physiological characteristics to become the proximate factor of reproductive trait in high density sika deer population
  • Okayama University
  • Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Assistant Professor
    Yoshii, Taishi
  • Can Social interaction synchronize insects circadian behavioral rhythm?
  • Doshisha University
  • Organization for Advanced Research and Education, Research Assistant Professor
    Watanabe, Shoji
  • Exploration of novel factors related to the cluster of voltage-dependent potassium channels in neuron by using photocross-linkable unnatural amino acids

  • Tohoku University
  • School of Law, Associate Professor
    Ashidate, Masami
  • Reexamination of the Concept “source” in Trademark Law
  • University of Tsukuba
  • Faculty of Engineering, Information and Systems, Associate Professor
    Ishikawa, Ryuichiro
  • Research on Financial contagion due to Mark-to-market accounting system
  • Yokohama City University
  • Global Cooperation Institute for Sustainable Cities, Assistant Professor
    Kashihara, Saori
  • Research on the prospect of support system for resident’s bottom-up activity in the urban conservation practices in Asian cities
  • Natural Institutes for the Humanities
  • Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Assistant Professor
    Kumazawa, Terukazu
  • Development of methodology for general citizens to discuss with experts as equals focusing on the science communication of environmental and resource issues
  • The University of Tokyo
  • School of Engineering, Assistant Professor
    Shibayama, Sotaro
  • International Comparative Study on Transition in Production and Exchange of Intellectual Property under Academic Commercialism
  • Kyoto University
  • Graduate School of Law, Professor
    Sogabe, Masahiro
  • Constitutional Court and Politics in France
  • Utsunomiya University
  • Faculty of International Studies, Associate Professor
    Takahashi, Wakana
  • An empirical study of “civil society” after the Fukushima Nuclear Accident —A case of Fukushima refugee mothers and infants evacuation to Niigata and the acceptance of those families by local communities and civil society in Niigata
  • The University of Tokyo
  • The University Museum, Affiliate Assistant Professor
    Terada, Ayumi
  • Preparatory Research for the establishment of museum management studies: exploring the possibility of activating public cultural capital
  • Yokohama National University
  • Graduate School of International Social Sciences, Associate Professor
    Miyazawa, Toshiaki
  • Yokohama National University Citizen suits in Japanese environmental law
  • University of Tsukuba
  • Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Associate Professor
    Yamasawa, Manabu
  • The Interplay and Creation of Knowledge, Thought and Practice: Nineteenth-Century Japan and its Intellectual Transition

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