Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research

Distribution of Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research

List of the New and Continuing Projects for Grant-in-Aid for Specially Promoted Research of KAKENHI, FY2008


Title of ProjectPrincipal InvestigatorTerm of ProjectTotal
(Thousand yen)
Humanities and Social Sciences An Empirical Study of Life Styles, Norms and Values through the AsiaBarometer Takashi
Inoguchi
Chuo University, Faculty of Law, Professor 2005-2008 234,500
A Comprehensive Empirical Study on the Three-Level Civil Society Structure and Governance in Japan, South Korea, the United States, Germany, and China in Comparative Perspective Yutaka
Tsujinaka
University of Tsukuba, Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Professor 2005-2009 191,300
Economic Analysis of Intergenerational Issues Noriyuki
Takayama
Hitotsubashi University, Institute of Economic Research, Professor 2006-2010 500,400
Nation-wide Longitudinal Survey Study on Voting Behavior in an Age of Political Changes Hiroshi
Hirano
Gakushuin University, Faculty of Law, Professor 2007-2011 110,400
Materialization of West African Green Revolution through Sawah Based Eco-technology and Creation of African Adaptive Satoyama Watershed Systems Toshiyuki
Wakatsuki
Kinki University, Faculty of Agriculture, Professor 2007-2011 226,000
Primate foundation of cognitive development Tetsuro
Matsuzawa
Kyoto University,
Primate Research Institute,
Professor
2008-2012 330,200
A Study of the Culture of Court Theatre during the Qing Dynasty Akira
Isobe
Tohoku University,
Center for Northeast Asian Studies,Professor
2008-2012 128,200
Sciences and Engineering Research on Structural Formation and Selection Rules in Turbulent Plasma Sanae-I
Itoh
Kyushu University, Research Institute for Applied Mechanics, Professor, Fellow of Institute of Physics 2004-2008 378,200
Precision tests of the Standard Model based on high-energy collisions between the proton and the longitudinally-polarized electron Katsuo
Tokushuku
High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK), Institute of Particle and Nuclear Studies, Professor 2004-2008 215,100
High Precision and High Sensitivity Measurements of Electron Anti-Neutrinos from Reactors and inside the Earth, and Electron Neutrinos from the Sun Atsuto
Suzuki
Tohoku University, Professor Emeritus 2004-2008 638,100
Observational study of the cosmic hot plasma and the development of the high performance X-ray CCD Hiroshi
Tsunemi
Osaka university, Graduate school of science, Professor 2004-2008 285,600
Formation of diffusion barrier bond coat to realize high reliable and Long life thermal barrier coating Toshio
Narita
Hokkaido University, Professor Emeritus 2004-2008 452,700
The Innovative Synthesis of Bioactive Moleculeson the basis of the Molecular Mechanism of Natural Products' Activity Minoru
Isobe
Nagoya University, GraduateSchool of Bioagricultural Sciences, Professor 2004-2008 175,000
Establishment of novel ultrahigh-speed distortion-free optical transmission technology using time-domain optical Fourier transformation Masataka
Nakazawa
Tohoku University, Research Institute of Electrical Communication, Professor 2004-2008 325,400
Highly Controlled New Materials of Heavy Group-14 Elements.Creation and Development of Their Unique Functions Mitsuo
Kira
Tohoku University, Professor Emeritus 2005-2008 182,400
Science and Technology of Concentrated Polymer Brushes Takeshi Fukuda Kyoto University, Institute for Chemical Research, Professor 2005-2008 419,300
Development of the 4D Spaces Access Neutron Spectrometer (4SEASONS) and Elucidation of the Mechanism of Oxide High-Tc Superconductivity Masatoshi
Arai
Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute, Center for Neutron Science, R&D Group for Neutron Instrument, Group Leader, Principal Scientist 2005-2009 615,700
Study of Quantum Critical Phenomena at Micro Kelvin Temperatures Haruhiko
Suzuki
Kanazawa University, Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Professor 2005-2009 185,100
Clarification of Embrittlement and Degradation Mechanisms of Nuclear Steel Materials by Advanced Nano-Materials Science and its Applications for Control and Prediction of the Materials Integrity  Masayuki
Hasegawa
Tohoku University, Professor Emeritus 2005-2009           338,400
Development of Semiconductor PET Scanner with the Ultra High Resolution of less than 1mm FWHM :Next Generation PET Keizo
Ishii
Tohoku University, Graduate School of Engineering, Professor 2005-2009 423,500
Spin-isospin responses in nuclei in time-like region by means of exothermic charge-exchange reactions Hideyuki
Sakai
The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Science, Professor 2005-2009 444,400
Basic Processes In Hydrogen Atom-Surface Reactions:
Spin Effect, Reaction Dynamics, and Origin of Interstellar Hydrogen Molecules
Akira
Namiki
Kyushu Institute of Technology,
Faculty of Engineering, Professor
2005-2009 132,700
Establishment of Verified Numerical Computation Shin'ichi
Oishi
Waseda University,
Faculty of Science and Engineering, Professor
2005-2009 329,700
Balanced Full CMOS LSI for Ultra High Performance and Ultra Low Power Consumption  Tadahiro
Ohmi
Tohoku University,
New Industry Creation Hatchery Center, Professor
2006-2008 434,500
Study of quark-gluon structure of hadrons with a large polarized target Takahiro
Iwata
Yamagata University, Faculty of Science, Professor 2006-2009 136,400
Development of environment-conscious synthetic reactions: construction of reaction coordinate-response catalyst Tsutomu
Katsuki
Kyushu University, Graduate School, Faculty of Sciences, Professor 2006-2009 255,100
Strongly correlated quantum phase associated with charge fluctuation Terutaka
Goto
Niigata University,
Institute of Science and Technology, Professor
2006-2010 218,800
Qubus Quantum Computer Yoshihisa
Yamamoto
National Institute of Informatics,
Principles of Informatics Research Division, Professor
2006-2010 452,700
Material Innovation for the Age of Life Science - Creation of Soft and Wet Materials Jian Ping Gong Hokkaido University, Faculty of Science, Professor 2006-2010 351,700
Gene Manipulation of Huge DNA by Super Artificial Restriction Enzyme Makoto
Komiyama
The University of Tokyo, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, Professor 2006-2010 331,700
Semiconductor Nanowire Electronics by Selective-Area Metal-Organic Vapor Phase Epitaxy Takashi
Fukui
Hokkaido University, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Professor 2006-2010 411,100
Formation of Quark Matter and Photon Physics Toru
Sugitate
Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Science, Professor 2006-2010 311,300
Next Generation Super High Density Ferroelectric Data Storage Using Scanning Nonlinear Dielectric Microscopy Technique Yasuo
Cho
Tohoku University, Research Institute of Electrical Communication, Professor 2006-2010 435,100
Generic Methods for Knowledge-based Semantic and Contextual Processing in Natural Language Understanding Junichi
Tsujii
The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Professor 2006-2010 384,100
Sub-10nm hard X-ray focusing and application to nanoscopy/spectroscopy Kazuto
Yamauchi
Osaka University, Graduate School of Engineering, Professor 2006-2010 202,200
Chemical Syntheses of Natural and Designed Molecules: Innovative Research on Their New Functions, Antibodies, and Receptors Masahiro
Hirama
Tohoku University, Graduate School of Science, Professor 2007-2010 327,000
Investigations on TLEs and TGFs using micro-satellite and ground observation network Yukihiro
Takahashi 
Tohoku University, Graduate School of Science, Professor 2007-2010 351,900
Dynamical studies of photoinduced structural phase transitions Katsumi
Tanimura
Osaka University,
The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Professor
2007-2011 522,800
Searching for new elements and chemistry of superheavy elements Kosuke
Morita
RIKEN, Superheavy Element Laboratory, Nishina Center for Accelerator Based Science, Associate Chief Scientist 2007-2011 479,200
Quark Nuclear Physics with a Photon Beam Hajime
Shimizu
Tohoku University, Graduate School of Science, Professor 2007-2011 334,300
Developments of antimatter science with antihydrogen atoms and antihydrogen ions Yasunori
Yamazaki
The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Professor 2007-2011 294,800
Ultrafast hydrogen migration Kaoru
Yamanouchi
The University of Tokyo, School of Science, Professor 2007-2011 450,000
Selective Growth of CVD-based Carbon Nanotubes through the Nanostructured Control and Their Novel Multi-functions Morinobu
Endo
Shinshu University, Faculty of Engineering, Professor 2007-2011 442,900
Atomistic and electronic structural analysis of the catalyst mechanism of metal nanoparticles in gases Seiji
Takeda
Osaka University, Graduate School of Science, Professor 2007-2011 470,100
Construction and Functions of Novel Elemento-Organic Compounds by Introduction of Innovative and Versatile Bulky Groups Kohei
Tamao
RIKEN, Advanced Science Institute, Director 2007-2011 436,200
Spatiotemporal integration of multimodal sensory information Yôiti
Suzuki
Tohoku University, Research Institute of Electrical Communication, Professor 2007-2011 344,500
InP-based membrane-type optical and electric devices for broad band intra-chip/inter-chip interconnection in Si-LSI circuits Shigehisa
Arai
Tokyo Institute of Technology, Quantum Nano Electronics Research Center, Professor 2007-2011 424,400
Anatomy of protosolar system Hisayoshi
Yurimoto
Hokkaido University,
Department of Natural History Sciences, Professor
2008-2012 467,100
New Development of Neutrino Physics by Reactor Neutrinos Fumihiko
Suekane
Tohoku University,
Graduate School of Science,
Associate Professor
2008-2012 377,700
A Study of the Evolution of Large Scale Structures Based on the Ultra Wide Band Millimeter And Submillimeter Observations Kotaro
Kohno
The University of Tokyo,
School of Science,
Associate Professor
2008-2012 510,500
Behavior of Fe-bearing materials under very high pressure and mineralogy of the lowermost mantle and the inner core Tetsuo
Irifune
Ehime University,
Geodynamics Research Center,
Professor
2008-2012 434,100
Contribution to fundamental physical constants using exotic-atom spectroscopy Ryugo
Hayano
The University of Tokyo,
Department of Physics,
Professor
2008-2012 231,300
New Quantum Phases of Matter in Multidimensional Environments Yoshio
Kitaoka
Osaka University,
Graduate School of Engineering Science, Professor
2008-2012 450,600
Physical chemistry of nanographene edges:
edge states and their electronic and magnetic functions
Toshiaki
Enoki
Tokyo Institute of Technology,
Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Professor
2008-2012 298,200
Reversible Conversion between Electrical Energy and Chemical one Mediated with Coordination Complexes Koji
Tanaka  
Institute for Molecular Science,
Department of Life and Coordination-Complex Molecular Science, Professor
2008-2011 126,800
Synthetic Studies on Biologically Functional Molecules Tohru
Fukuyama
The University of Tokyo,
Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Professor
2008-2012 310,500
Study of Mechanisms of Cellular Mechanosensing Masaaki
Sato
Tohoku University,
Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, Professor
2008-2012 414,800
Identification of Epileptogenic Focus by Employing Softcomputing and Establishment of Minimally Invasive and Definitive Surgery Takeshi
Yamakawa
Kyushu Institute of Technology,
Graduate School of Life Science and Systems Engineering,
Professor
2008-2011 433,200
Establishment of Electrochemical Device Engineering Tetsuya
Osaka
Waseda University,
Faculty of Science and Engineering,
Professor
2008-2012 438,800
Biological Sciences Regulation of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Division in a Niche Toshio
Suda
Keio University,
School of Medicine, Professor
2004-2008 352,000
Dynamics of synapse and exocytosis studied with two-photon excitation microscope Haruo
Kasai
The University of Tokyo, Graduate school of Medicine, Professor 2004-2008 463,000
Structural study of signal transduction through membrane proteins,channels and receptors Yoshinori
Fujiyoshi
Kyoto University, Graduate School of Science, Professor 2004-2008 421,200
Regulatory mechanisms of meiosis Masayuki
Yamamoto
The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Science, Professor 2004-2008 272,900
Elucidating mechanisms of biological molecular machines by single-molecule physiology Kazuhiko
Kinosita
Waseda University,
Faculty of Science and Engineering, Professor
2004-2008 449,000
Molecular mechanism of cell death and its physiological roles Shigekazu
Nagata
Kyoto University, Graduate School of Medicine, Professor 2005-2009 347,000
AID-dependent genetic alteration mechanism to generate antigen-specific antibodies Tasuku
Honjo
Kyoto University, Graduate School of Medicine, Immunolgy and Genomic Medicine, Professor 2005-2009 588,000
Studies on molecular mechanisms that control development and function of the neural network Shigetada
Nakanishi
Osaka Bioscience Institute, Director 2005-2009 498,000
Mechanisms that lead to the difference in equational and reductional chromosome segregation Yoshinori
Watanabe
The University of Tokyo, Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences, Professor 2005-2009 307,300
Analyses of Molecular Assembly and Diversity of Proteasomes Keiji
Tanaka
Tokyo Metropolitan Organization for Medical Research,
The Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science, Vice director
2005-2009 494,500
Mechanism of emergence of new influenza viruses and their control Yoshihiro
Kawaoka
The University of Tokyo, Institute of Medical Science, Professor 2006-2010 445,000
Studies on the mechanism of neural and behavioral sex determination by the Drosophila fruitless gene Daisuke
Yamamoto
Tohoku University, Graduate School of Life Sciences, Professor 2006-2010 342,400
The Mechanism of Intracellular Transport and Kinesin Motors, KIFs : Structure, Function, Dynamics and Regulation Nobutaka
Hirokawa
The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Medicine, Professor 2006-2010 1,494,600
Spatiotemporal control of cell functions by Rho GTPases; mechanisms and physiological roles Shuh
Narumiya
Kyoto University, Graduate School of Medicine, Professor 2006-2010 493,200
Molecular Clocks to Biological Rhythms Hitoshi
Okamura
Kyoto University, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Professor 2006-2010 448,600
Phospholipid metabolism and lipid mediators Takao
Shimizu
The University of Tokyo, Graduate school of Medicine, Professor 2007-2011 595,900
Dynamical mechanisms underlying cognitive memory in primates: Functional analysis of its global network and local circuit Yasushi
Miyashita
The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Medicine, Professor 2007-2011 527,900
Neural Circuit Formation in the Mouse Olfactory System Hitoshi
Sakano
The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Science, Professor 2007-2011 542,600
Structural biology of ion transporters Chikashi
Toyoshima
The University of Tokyo, Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences, Professor 2007-2011 420,800
Molecular mechanisms underlying nuclear reprogramming of somatic cells Shinya
Yamanaka
Kyoto University,
Institute for Frontier Medical Sciences, Professor
2007-2011 487,000
Molecular, Mechanisms and Diversity of Autophagy Yoshinori
Ohsumi
National Institute for Basic Biology, Dept of Cell Biology, Professor 2007-2011 431,900
Regulation of cell behavior by the interplays between cadherin adhesion molecules and cytoskeleton Masatoshi
Takeichi
RIKEN Laboratory for Cell Adhesion and Tissue Patterning,
Group Director 
2008-2012 304,200
Molecular Mechanisms of Protein Sorting in Membrane Traffic and Roles in Higher Plants Akihiko
Nakano
The University of Tokyo,
Graduate School of Science,
Professor
2008-2012 458,800
Molecular basis of the function and generation of Foxp3-expressing regulatory T cells Shimon
Sakaguchi
Kyoto University,
Institute for Frontier Medical Sciences, Professor 
2008-2012 460,200
Molecular mechanisms of chromosome assembly mediated by condensins Tatsuya
Hirano
RIKEN Chromosome Dynamics Laboratory, Chief Scientist 2008-2012 356,000
Comprehensive analysis of innate immunity Shizuo
Akira
Osaka University,
Immunology Frontier Research Center, Professor
2008-2012 671,600