2014 Inamori Research Grants Recipients

The Natural Sciences

Name Afilliation Research Title
Aizawa, Hidenori Associate Professor
Laboratory of Molecular Neuroscience, Medical Research Institute
Tokyo Medical and Dental University
A role of the glutamate transporter in sleep disturbance of depression
Ikenouchi, Junichi Associate Professor
Faculty of Science
Kyushu University
Analysis of membrane lipids as tumor markers
Ishii, Daisuke Tenure-track Assistant Professor
Center for Fostering Young and Innovative Researchers
Nagoya Institute of Technology
Fabrication of water and oil selective open capillary learning from spontaneous liquid transport of a small animal
Ito, Hiroshi Assistant Professor
Faculty of Design
Kyushu University
Controlling raw of circadian rhythms through resonance
Imai, Naoki Associate Professor
Graduate School of Mathematical Sciences
The University of Tokyo
Geometric research on the local langlands correspondence
Iwami, Shingo Associate Professor
Faculty of Science
Kyushu University
Optimal design of drug combination based on mathematical biology methods
Usami, Koji Associate Professor
Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology
The University of Tokyo
Laser cooling of ferromagnetic magnons
Ezoe, Yuichiro Associate Professor
Department of Physics
Tokyo Metropolitan University
Development of high resolution and ultra light-weight X-ray optics based on micromachining technologies for space and medical applications
Oshima, Takayoshi Assistant Professor
Department of Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Science and Engineering
Tokyo Institute of Technology
Investigation of carrier generation mechanism for next-generation semiconductor of gallium oxide
Okumura, Fumihiko Assistant Professor
Division of Biological Science, Graduate School of Science
Nagoya University
Innate immune response by ubiquitin like molecule ISG15
Oda, Kosuke Assistant Professor
Department of Virology, Institute of Biomedical and Health Sciences
Hiroshima University
Structural basis of inhibition of STAT1 activity by Sendai virus C protein
Kanda, Hiroshi Instructor
Department of Physiology, School of Medicine
Keio University
Evolutionarily conserved molecules regulate the integrity of Blood-Brain Barrier in Drosophila
Kikuchi, Shoichi Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering
Kobe University
Creation of hydroxyapatite layer without interface induced by fine particle peening to improve properties of Ti-based bio-implants
Kojima, Nobuhiko Associate Professor
Graduate School of Nanobioscience
Yokohama City University
Role of the sugarchains in the reconstitution of the islet-like tissues
Kobayashi, Yo Associate Professor
Faculty of Science and Engineering
Waseda University
Development of intuitive surgical robot based on the surgeon’s brain activation
Komori, Hirofumi Associate Professor
Faculty of Education
Kagawa University
Analysis of the mechanism of allergic reaction mediator histamine synthesis
Sanuki, Rikako Assistant Professor
Institute for Protein Research
Osaka University
Analysis of mechanisms for epileptic seizure caused by microRNA deficiency
Suzuki, Norio Lecturer
Graduate School of Medicine
Tohoku University
Roles of erythropoietin in bone marrow remodeling for hematopoiesis
Takashima, Yoshinori Assistant Professor
Graduate School of Science
Osaka University
Creation of innovative adhesion materials through formation of supramolecular complexes
Takahara, Teruhiko Assistant Professor (Special Appointment)
Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Science
Hiroshima University
The effects of dam on radiocesium accumulation of fish in Fukushima
Takeoka, Yuko Associate Professor
Faculty of Science and Technology
Sophia University
Development of p-conjugated polymers for sensing biomolecules
Tani, Shuji Lecturer
Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences
Osaka Prefecture University
Screening and identification of the compound inhibiting appressorium formation of Phytophthora infestans
Tsuchiya, Soken Lecturer
Faculty of Life Sciences
Kumamoto University
Mechanism elucidation of self-growth-stimulation through vesicle traffic in esophageal cancer cells
Tsutsui, Makusu Associate Professor
The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research
Osaka University
Single-molecule DNA sequencing using an in-plane nanopore sensors
Terawaki, Shin-ichi Assistant Professor
Faculty of Science and Technology
Gunma University
Molecular basis for activation of cancer-invasion promoting factor, Tiam1/2, by Par comple
Tomimatsu, Hiroshi Associate Professor
Faculty of Science
Yamagata University
Dynamics of plant populations at the species range margin
Nakatani, Hajime Assistant Professor
Department of Biotechnology, Graduate School of Engineering
Nagoya University
Integration of the bacterial immobilization and surface display technology by a surface trichome protein in Gram-negative bacterium
Nakamura, Kazuki Assistant Professor
Department of Image and Materials Science, Graduate School of Advanced Integration Science
Chiba University
Thermo-responsive imaging media enabling reversible emission switching with high invisibility
Byrnes, Timothy Masami Ronald Assistant Professor
Principles of Informatics Research Division
National Institute of Informatics
Quantum information processing with cold atom ensembles
Hirata, Hiromi Professor
Graduate School of Science and Engineering
Aoyama Gakuin University
Molecular, physiological and genetic analysis of motor system
Maeda, Yusuke Assistant Professor
The Hakubi Center
Kyoto University
Control of cellular asymmetry using opto-thermal manipulation of ligand concentrations
Matsuzaka, Takashi Associate Professor
Faculty of Medicine, Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism
University of Tsukuba
Elucidation of the regulatory mechanism of NLRP3 inflammasome by fatty acide elongase Elovl6 and appliation to the lifestyle-related disease treatment
Matsumoto, Masanori Appointed Assistant Professor
WPI Immunology Frontier Research Center
Osaka University
Identification of regulatory B cells to suppress multiple sclerosis and elucidation of their suppression mechanisms
Matsumoto, Masayuki
2014 Hakuraku Grantee
Faculty of Medicine
University of Tsukuba
Role of dopamine signals in the prefrontal cortet
Miura, Osamu
2013 Hakuraku Grantee
Specially Appointed Assistant Professor
Research and Education Faculty
Kochi University
Disturbance and recovery process of mudflat organisms-ecological and genetic comparisons of Batillaria snails before and after the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake
Mizuguchi, Masaki Associate Professor
Institute for Materials Research
Tohoku University
Fabrication of novel magnet materials without rare-earth and noble elements by irradiation of high-energy particle beam
Mochizuki, Kentaro Assistant Professor
Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer
Tohoku University
RNAi screen for histone modifiers in the regulation of gene expression and fate determination of mouse primordial germ cells
Morioka, Yuka Assistant Professor
Institute for Genetic Medicine, Research Center for Infection-associated Cancer
Hokkaido University
Elucidation of the mechanism of the induction of labor using our original “labor-defective mice”
Yamazaki, Kazutoshi Associate Professor
Faculty of Engineering Science
Kansai University
A Levy Model for Medication Scheduling
Yoshizaki, Keigo Assistant Professor
Faculty of Dental Science
Kyushu University
The mechanism of enamel mineralization and ameloblast differeatiation in mice with enamel hypoplasia

The Humanities and Social Sciences

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

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