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, FY2011


Title of ProjectPrincipal InvestigatorTerm of ProjectTotal
(Thousand yen)
Humanities and Social Sciences 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 rice green revolution through Sawah based eco-technology and the 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
Economic Analysis of Intergenerational Issues: Searching for Further Development Noriyuki Takayama Research Institute for Policies on Pension & Aging, Distinguished Scholar 2010-2014 459,500
Complex Dynamic Analysis on Economic Crisis and Social Infrastructure Makoto Yano Kyoto University, Institute of Economic Research, Professor 2011-2015 441,500
Sciences and Engineering 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, Research Center for Electron Photon Science, Professor 2007-2011 334,300
Developments of antimatter science with antihydrogen atoms and antihydrogen ions Yasunori Yamazaki RIKEN, Advanced Science Institute, Distinguished Senior Scientist 2007-2011 294,800
Ultrafast hydrogen migration Kaoru Yamanouchi The University of Tokyo, Graduate 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, The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Professor 2007-2011 470,100
Construction and Functions of Novel Elemento-Organic Compounds by Introduction of Innovative and Versatile Bulky Gorups 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 Nanoelectronics Research Center, Professor 2007-2011 424,400
Anatomy of protosolar system Hisayoshi Yurimoto Hokkaido University, Graduate School of Science, 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,
Graduate School of Science, 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, Graduate School of Science, 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
Study on neutrino-less double beta decay using the neutrino detector, KamLAND Kunio Inoue Tohoku University, Research Center for Neutrino Science, Professor 2009-2013 605,900
Extreme Phenomena in the Universe Explored by Highest Energy Cosmic Rays Masaki Fukushima The University of Tokyo, Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, Professor 2009-2013 499,300
Electronic stereodynamics in molecules and ultrafast molecular imaging based on molecular orientation techniques Hirofumi Sakai The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Science, Associate Professor 2009-2013 261,700
Dynamics of electron wavepackets in semiconductor quantum structures Toshimasa Fujisawa Tokyo Institute of Technology, Research Center for Low Temperature Physics, Professor 2009-2013 421,400
Non-standard peptide-probe discovery Hiroaki Suga The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Science, Professor 2009-2013 406,700
Design of High-Performance Organocatalysts for the Application to Fine Organic Synthesis Keiji Maruoka Kyoto University, Graduate School of Science, Professor 2009-2013 426,300
Creation of fluid engineering in extended-nano space Takehiko Kitamori The University of Tokyo, School of Engineering, Professor 2009-2012 418,800
Nano Mechanical Characterization Method by MEMS Devices and In-situ TEM Observation and its Applications Hiroyuki Fujita The University of Tokyo, Institute of Industrial Science, Professor 2009-2013 251,100
Ultrahigh-pressure Material Science of the Central regions of the Earth and Planet Eiji Ohtani Tohoku University, Graduate School of Science, Professor 2010-2014 371,100
New phase of Ocean Hemisphere Project: Imaging the normal oceanic mantle by advanced ocean bottom observations Hisashi Utada The University of Tokyo, Earthquake Research Institute, Professor 2010-2014 429,600
MEG Experiment – From Lepton Flavor Violation toward Grand Unified Theory Toshinori Mori The University of Tokyo, International Center for Elementary Particle Physics, Professor 2010-2014 415,200
Development of Exoplanet Researches with New IR Technologies Motohide Tamura National Astronomical Observatory/NINS, Optical and Infrared Division, Associate Professor 2010-2014 396,900
Development of synthetic photo-functional molecules for medical applications Tetsuo Nagano The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Professor 2010-2014 419,200
Creation of genome manipulation technology using super restriction enzyme Makoto Komiyama The University of Tokyo, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, Professor 2010-2014 400,400
Synthesis and Nano-organization of Organic Semiconductors for Efficient Photoelectronic Conversion Eiichi Nakamura The University of Tokyo, School of Science, Professor 2010-2014 458,700
Theoretical Study of Complex Electronic Systems Including d Electron: Fundamental Understanding and Prediction by New Electronic Structure Calculation Method for Large Systems Shigeyoshi Sakaki Kyoto University, Fukui Institute for Fandamental Chemistry, Research Leader 2010-2014 353,500
Study on fabrication process of 3-D structured MOS transistor having atomically flat gate insulator/Si interface Tadahiro Ohmi Tohoku University, New Industry Creation Hatchery Center, Professor 2010-2014 474,400
Design of Electronic Properties and Development of High-Mobility Channel Technology for Low Power/High-Speed Nano-CMOS Devices Shigeaki Zaima Nagoya University, Graduate School of Engineering, Professor 2010-2013 344,600
A global research and development program of a state-of-the-art detector system for ILC Hitoshi Yamamoto Tohoku University, Graduate School of Science, Professor 2011-2015 428,300
High-resolution Spectroscopy of Many-Body systems with Multi-Strangeness Tomofumi Nagae Kyoto University, Graduate School of Science, Professor 2011-2015 336,200
Cosmic evolution study by using a combination between the high sensitivity X-ray CCD and the super mirror Hiroshi Tsunemi Osaka University, Graduate School of Science, Professor 2011-2015 424,800
Development of Medical Radionuclides Produced by Neutrons from Accelerator Yasuki Nagai
Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Nuclear Energy Research Collaboration Center, Invited Researcher 2011-2014 299,200
Studies on the Synthesis of Highly Oxidized Complex Natural Products of Biological Significance Keisuke Suzuki Tokyo Institute of Technology, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Professor 2011-2015 333,800
Bioinorganic Chemistry of Oxidoreductases having Unique Active Site Clusters Kazuyuki Tatsumi Nagoya University, Research Center for Materials Science, Professor 2011-2015 309,800
Creation of graphene terahertz lasers Taiichi Otsuji Tohoku University, Research Institute of Electrical Communication, Professor 2011-2015 355,400
Development of innovative water splitting photocatalysts based on photocarrier dynamics at solid/liquid interfaces Kazunari Domen The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Engineering, Professor 2011-2015 410,600
Semiconductor Materials and Devices with Nonvolatile and Reconfigurable Functions Masaaki Tanaka The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Engineering, Professor 2011-2015 414,700
Elucidation of adaptive lubrication mechanism with low friction and minimum wear in natural synovial joints and development of artificial hydrogel cartilage with super lubricity based on bionic design Teruo Murakami Kyushu University, Faculty of Engineering, Professor 2011-2015 348,900
Biological Sciences 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 circuits 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
Molecular mechanisms underlying nuclear reprogramming of somatic cells Shinya Yamanaka Kyoto University, Center for iPS Cell Research and Application, Director 2007-2011 487,000
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  Osaka University, Immunology Frontier Research Center, 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
Cerebral spine synapses and exocytosis studied with two-photon microscopy Haruo Kasai The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Medicine, Professor 2009-2013 430,900
Molecular mechanisms that determine kinetochore orientation acting at the heart of genome transition Yoshinori Watanabe The University of Tokyo, Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences, Professor 2009-2013 362,400
Beyond single-molecule physiology: Letting molecular machines work by soft force Kazuhiko Kinosita, Jr. Waseda University, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Professor 2009-2013 474,900
In-depth Analysis of Proteasome-Mediated Regulatory Proteolysis Keiji Tanaka Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science, Director 2009-2013 621,000
Molecular dissection of epigenetic regulations supporting gene regulations Shigeaki Kato The University of Tokyo, Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences, Professor 2010-2014 605,300
Molecular mechanism of the engulfment and degradation of dead cells by macrophages Shigekazu Nagata Kyoto University, Graduate School of Medicine, Professor 2010-2014 318,700
Differentiation of endomembrane system for defense strategy in higher plants Ikuko Hara-Nishimura Kyoto University, Graduate School of Science, Professor 2010-2014 419,700
Mechanism for genome instability by activation induced cytidine deaminase induced-reduction of topoisomerase1 Tasuku Honjo Kyoto University, Graduate School of Medicine, Professor 2010-2014 343,200
Study of bacterial stratagem to circumvent host innate immune system and its application Chihiro Sasakawa The University of Tokyo, The Institute of Medical Science, Professor 2011-2015 407,500
Integrative Biological Research on Function and Regulation of Kinesin superfamily Molecular Motors Nobutaka Hirokawa The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Medicine, Project Professor 2011-2015 500,000
Structural biology of membrane transporters with a view to drug development Chikashi Toyoshima The University of Tokyo, Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences, Professor  2011-2015 399,600
Autophagy: Molecular mechanism and its integration into cell physiology Yoshinori Ohsumi Tokyo Institute of Technology, Frontier Research Center, Professor 2011-2015 423,400