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2014 Grant Recipients

(As of April, 2014)
  • The Natural Sciences / 40 persons
  • The Humanities and Social Sciences / 10 persons
  • Tokyo Medical and Dental University
  • Laboratory of Molecular Neuroscience, Medical Research Institute, Associate Professor
    Aizawa, Hidenori
  • A role of the glutamate transporter in sleep disturbance of depression
  • Kyushu University
  • Faculty of Science, Associate Professor
    Ikenouchi, Junichi
  • Analysis of membrane lipids as tumor markers
  • Nagoya Institute of Technology
  • Center for Fostering Young and Innovative Researchers
    Tenure-track Assistant Professor
    Ishii, Daisuke
  • Fabrication of water and oil selective open capillary learning from spontaneous liquid transport of a small animal
  • Kyushu University
  • Faculty of Design, Assistant Professor
    Ito, Hiroshi
  • Controlling raw of circadian rhythms through resonance
  • The University of Tokyo
  • Graduate School of Mathematical Sciences, Associate Professor
    Imai, Naoki
  • Geometric research on the local langlands correspondence
  • Kyushu University
  • Faculty of Science, Associate Professor
    Iwami, Shingo
  • Optimal design of drug combination based on mathematical biology methods
  • The University of Tokyo
  • Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, Associate Professor
    Usami, Koji
  • Laser cooling of ferromagnetic magnons
  • Tokyo Metropolitan University
  • Department of Physics, Associate Professor
    Ezoe, Yuichiro
  • Development of high resolution and ultra light-weight X-ray optics based on micromachining technologies for space and medical applications
  • Tokyo Institute of Technology
  • Department of Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Assistant Professor
    Oshima, Takayoshi
  • Investigation of carrier generation mechanism for next-generation semiconductor of gallium oxide
  • Nagoya University
  • Division of Biological Science, Graduate School of Science, Assistant Professor
    Okumura, Fumihiko
  • Innate immune response by ubiquitin like molecule ISG15
  • Hiroshima University
  • Department of Virology, Institute of Biomedical and Health Sciences, Assistant Professor
    Oda, Kosuke
  • Structural basis of inhibition of STAT1 activity by Sendai virus C protein
  • Keio University
  • Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, Instructor
    Kanda, Hiroshi
  • Evolutionarily conserved molecules regulate the integrity of Blood-Brain Barrier in Drosophila
  • Kobe University
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Assistant Professor
    Kikuchi, Shoichi
  • Creation of hydroxyapatite layer without interface induced by fine particle peening to improve properties of Ti-based bio-implants
  • Yokohama City University
  • Graduate School of Nanobioscience, Associate Professor
    Kojima, Nobuhiko
  • Role of the sugarchains in the reconstitution of the islet-like tissues
  • Waseda University
  • Faculty of Science and Engineering, Associate Professor
    Kobayashi, Yo
  • Development of intuitive surgical robot based on the surgeon’s brain activation
  • Kagawa University
  • Faculty of Education, Associate Professor
    Komori, Hirofumi
  • Analysis of the mechanism of allergic reaction mediator histamine synthesis
  • Osaka University
  • Institute for Protein Research, Assistant Professor
    Sanuki, Rikako
  • Analysis of mechanisms for epileptic seizure caused by microRNA deficiency
  • Tohoku University
  • Graduate School of Medicine, Lecturer
    Suzuki, Norio
  • Roles of erythropoietin in bone marrow remodeling for hematopoiesis
  • Osaka University
  • Graduate School of Science, Assistant Professor
    Takashima, Yoshinori
  • Creation of innovative adhesion materials through formation of supramolecular complexes
  • Hiroshima University
  • Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Science, Assistant Professor (Special Appointment)
    Takahara, Teruhiko
  • The effects of dam on radiocesium accumulation of fish in Fukushima
  • Sophia University
  • Faculty of Science and Technology, Associate Professor
    Takeoka, Yuko
  • Development of p-conjugated polymers for sensing biomolecules
  • Osaka Prefecture University
  • Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Lecturer
    Tani, Shuji
  • Screening and identification of the compound inhibiting appressorium formation of Phytophthora infestans
  • Kumamoto University
  • Faculty of Life Sciences, Lecturer
    Tsuchiya, Soken
  • Mechanism elucidation of self-growth-stimulation through vesicle traffic in esophageal cancer cells
  • Osaka University
  • The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Associate Professor
    Tsutsui, Makusu
  • Single-molecule DNA sequencing using an in-plane nanopore sensors
  • Gunma University
  • Faculty of Science and Technology, Assistant Professor
    Terawaki, Shin-ichi
  • Molecular basis for activation of cancer-invasion promoting factor, Tiam1/2, by Par comple
  • Yamagata University
  • Faculty of Science, Associate Professor
    Tomimatsu, Hiroshi
  • Dynamics of plant populations at the species range margin
  • Nagoya University
  • Department of Biotechnology, Graduate School of Engineering, Assistant Professor
    Nakatani, Hajime
  • Integration of the bacterial immobilization and surface display technology by a surface trichome protein in Gram-negative bacterium
  • Chiba University
  • Department of Image and Materials Science, Graduate School of Advanced Integration Science, Assistant Professor
    Nakamura, Kazuki
  • Thermo-responsive imaging media enabling reversible emission switching with high invisibility
  • National Institute of Informatics
  • Principles of Informatics Research Division, Assistant Professor
    Byrnes, Timothy Masami Ronald
  • Quantum information processing with cold atom ensembles
  • Aoyama Gakuin University
  • Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Professor
    Hirata, Hiromi
  • Molecular, physiological and genetic analysis of motor system
  • Kyoto University
  • The Hakubi Center, Assistant Professor
    Maeda, Yusuke
  • Control of cellular asymmetry using opto-thermal manipulation of ligand concentrations
  • University of Tsukuba
  • Faculty of Medicine, Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Associate Professor
    Matsuzaka, Takashi
  • Elucidation of the regulatory mechanism of NLRP3 inflammasome by fatty acide elongase Elovl6 and appliation to the lifestyle-related disease treatment
  • Osaka University
  • WPI Immunology Frontier Research Center, Appointed Assistant Professor
    Matsumoto, Masanori
  • Identification of regulatory B cells to suppress multiple sclerosis and elucidation of their suppression mechanisms
  • University of Tsukuba
  • Faculty of Medicine, Professor
    Matsumoto, Masayuki
    [2014 Hakuraku Grantee]
  • Role of dopamine signals in the prefrontal cortet
  • 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
  • Tohoku University
  • Institute for Materials Research, Associate Professor
    Mizuguchi, Masaki
  • Fabrication of novel magnet materials without rare-earth and noble elements by irradiation of high-energy particle beam
  • Tohoku University
  • Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Assistant Professor
    Mochizuki, Kentaro
  • RNAi screen for histone modifiers in the regulation of gene expression and fate determination of mouse primordial germ cells
  • Hokkaido University
  • Institute for Genetic Medicine, Research Center for Infection-associated Cancer, Assistant Professor
    Morioka, Yuka
  • Elucidation of the mechanism of the induction of labor using our original “labor-defective mice”
  • Kansai University
  • Faculty of Engineering Science, Associate Professor
    Yamazaki, Kazutoshi
  • A Levy Model for Medication Scheduling
  • Kyushu University
  • Faculty of Dental Science, Assistant Professor
    Yoshizaki, Keigo
  • The mechanism of enamel mineralization and ameloblast differeatiation in mice with enamel hypoplasia

  • Kyushu University
  • Department of Content and Creative Design, Assistant Professor
    Aso, Tsukasa
  • The ideal joint ownership system of patents-Proposal from French law
  • Tokyo Gakugei University
  • Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Associate Professor
    Ito, Yukiko
  • Estimation for the optimal allocation of acute care services in Japan: In an Analysis of Location and Efficiency of Hospitals
  • Kobe University
  • Faculty of Human Development, Gaduate School of Human Development and Environment, Associate Professor
    Ohta, Misako
  • Fundamental study about formative process of cultural community in exile
  • Okayama University
  • Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Associate Professor
    Ohnuki, Toshio
  • A Comparative Study of the Reformed Monasteries in the Middle Ages: Contributions to Parish Churches and the Formation of Society
  • Osaka Sangyo University
  • Faculty of Economics, Professor
    Kato, Michiya
  • The Role of Bureaucrats in the Making of Unemployment Policy in Prewar Japan
  • Wakayama University
  • Faculty of Economics, Associate Professor
    Sankoji, Yumiko
  • A Historical Study of the Income and Expenditure Reports of Komyo-ko-gata: Analysis of the Financial System and Accounting Thoughts of To-ji Temple
  • Hyogo University of Teacher Education
  • Graduate School of Teacher Education, Professor
    Torigoe, Takashi
  • Development of the curriculum for signed language instruction in schools: A basic study
  • Chuo University
  • Faculty of Law, Professor
    Nakazawa, Hideo
  • A Counterfactual Historical Path of Labour Politics: Reexamining the Beginning and Ending of Japanese Coalmining Union Movement
  • Meiji University
  • School of Agriculture, Senior Assistant Professor
    Nakajima, Shinsaku
  • Both Program Evaluation of the Farmland Improvement Project and Institutional Design
  • Kyoto University
  • The Hakubi Center, Assistant Professor
    Fujii, Takashi
  • Singing Death: Death, Emotions, and Emotional Strategies in Greek Funerary Verse Inscriptions from Western Asia Minor

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