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JSPS Prize

5th (FY 2008) JSPS PRIZE Awardees


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(Biological Sciences; Agricultural Sciences; Medical, Dental, Pharmaceutical Sciences)

Masahisa Katsuno
photo_katsuno Designated Associate Professor, Institute for Advanced Research, Nagoya University
"Development of Pathogenesis-Based Therapy for Neurodegenerative Diseases"

Schuichi Koizumi
photo_koizumi Professor, Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Medicine and Engineering, University of Yamanashi
"Glial Regulation of the Brain Function"

Tatsuya Sawamura
photo_sawamura Director, Department of Vascular Physiology, National Cardiovascular Center
"Elucidation of the Mechanisms of Vascular Dysfunction Leading to Cardiovascular Diseases"

Katsuhiko Shirahige

photo_shirahige Professor, Graduate School of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Tokyo Institute of Technology
"Establishment and Applications of Chromosome Analysis Technology Based on Genomic Information"

Keiko U Torii

photo_torii Associate Professor, Department of Biology, University of Washington
"Mechanisms of Stomatal Patterning and Differentiation in Plants"

Osamu Nureki

photo_nureki Professor, The Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo
"Structural Basis for the Dynamic Mechanism of Genetic Code Translation"

Junn Yanagisawa
photo_yanagisawa Professor, TARA Center, University of Tsukuba
"Study of the Molecular Mechanisms for Energy Homeostasis in cells"

Takashi Yoshimura
photo_yoshimura Professor, Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences, Nagoya University
"Seasonal Clock Percepts Coming of Spring in Vertebrate - Quail as a Model Animal"

Teruhiko Wakayama
photo_wakayama Team Leader, Center for Developmental Biology, Riken
"Development of Novel Biotechnologies for Animal Reproduction"