Summary of Research Project Results under JSPS FY2004
"Research for the Future Program"


( Life Sciences ) Genome Research

Title of Project Project Leader
(Institution, Department)
Term of Project
Systematic Genetic Study of Asthma and Atopic Dermatitis Based on the Genome-wide SNP Informatics Ituro Inoue
( The University of Tokyo, Institute of Medical Science )
FY 2000 - FY 2004
Systematic Expression Profile Analysis and its Application to Personalized Medicine Yusuke Nakamura
( The University of Tokyo , The Institute of Medical Science )
FY 2000 - FY 2004
Identification of Genes Involved in Brain Diseases Shoji Tsuji
( The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Medicine )
FY 2000 - FY 2004
Whole Body Functional Genomics Directing toward the Understanding of Disease-related Genes Mitsuo Itakura
( The University of Tokushima, Institute for Genome Research )
FY 2000 - FY 2004
Human Molecular Biology and Medicine Based on Genome Analysis Nobuyoshi Shimizu
( Keio University,School of Medicine )
FY 2000 - FY 2004
Identification of Disease-related Genes Using Microsatellite Polymorphisms Hidetoshi Inoko
( Tokai university, Department of molecular life science school of medicine )
FY 2000 - FY 2004
Genetic Analysis of Osteoporosis by Systematic SNP Typing Mitsuru Emi
( Institute of Gerontology, Nippon Medical School )
FY 2000 - FY 2004
Biological Systems Database and Genome Information Science Minoru Kanehisa
( Kyoto University, Institute for Chemical Research )
FY 2000 - FY 2004
Development and Application of Computer Programs for Mapping Disease-related Genes Using Polymorphic Markers Naoyuki Kamatani
( Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women’s Medical University )
FY 2000 - FY 2004
Virulent/Valuable Genomes Systems in Microorganisims Tetsuya Hayashi
( Frontier Science Research Center, University of Miyazaki )
FY 2000 - FY 2004
Computational Biology on Genome Function Based on Expression and Phenotype Data Satoru Kuhara
( Kyushu University, Faculty of Agriculture )
FY 2000 - FY 2004
Analysis of Alzheimer Disease-Related Genes Masatoshi Takeda
( Osaka University, Graduate School of Medicine )
FY 2000 - FY 2004

( Life Sciences ) Development, Differentiation, and Regeneration

Title of Project Project Leader
(Institution, Department)
Term of Project
Establishment of Cell and Organ Transplantation Therapy Using Embryonic and Somatic Stem Cells Nobuaki Yoshida
( The University of Tokyo, The Institute of Medical Science )
FY 2000 - FY 2004
Regulation of Immune Response Based on Immuno-cytology and its Clinical Application to Cell Transplantation Medicine Kenzaburo Tani
( Kyushu University, Medical Institute of Bioregulation )
FY 2000 - FY 2004
Tissue Regeneration and Construction by Control of Differentiation Programs Norio Nakatsuji
( Kyoto University Institute for Frontier Medical Sciences )
FY 2000 - FY 2004
Characterization of Somatic Stem Cells and Tissue Reconstruction Toshio Suda
( Keio University, School of Medicine )
FY 2000 - FY 2004
Studies on the Organogenesis and Disease Control in the Hepatobiliary and Panreatic System Fumio Endo
( Kumamoto University, Faculty of Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences )
FY 2000 - FY 2004
Elucidation of the Principles of Development and Regeneration by Systematic Analysis of Genes Naoto Ueno
( National Institute for Basic Biology )
FY 2000 - FY 2004
Studies on Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Development, Differentiation and Regeneration of Neural Cells Kazuhiro Ikenaka
( National Institute for Physiological Sciences )
FY 2000 - FY 2004

( Life Sciences ) Plant Genetics

Title of Project Project Leader
(Institution, Department)
Term of Project
Analyses of Molecular Mechanisms Controlling Plant Development and Production and Evaluation of Useful Transgenic Plants Hiroshi Kamada
( University of Tsukuba, Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences )
FY 2000 - FY 2004
Gene Analysis of Plant Biodiversity and the Effects of Transgenic Plants on the Environment Isao Inouye
( University of Tsukuba, Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences )
FY 2000 - FY 2004
Novel Gene Function Involved in Higher-Order Regulation of Nutrition-Storage in Plants Kenzo Nakamura
( Nagoya University, Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences )
FY 2000 - FY 2004
Plant Molecular Breeding for High Assimilation Potential and Stress Tolerance Towards Food Security and Environmental Preservation Hiroshi Sano
( Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Research and Education Center for Genetic Information )
FY 2000 - FY 2004
Molecular Mechanisms on Regulation of Morphogenesis and Metabolism Leading to Increased Plant Productivity Takashi Hashimoto
( Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Graduate School of Biological Sciences )
FY 2000 - FY 2004
RNA Silencing in Higher Plants and Functional Genomics Fumihiko Sato
( Kyoto University, Graduate School of Biostudies )
FY 2000 - FY 2004
Studies of Intricate Mechanisms of the Regulatory Factors in Plant Cell Death and Proliferation Hirofumi Uchimiya
( The University of Tokyo, Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences )
FY 2000 - FY 2004

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