Notice on the Adopter of the "Osamu Hayaishi Memorial Scholarship for Study Abroad" of the FY2021 Japanese Biochemical Society

 Ono Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Osaka, Japan; President, Representative Director, Gyo Sagara; “ONO”) has been supporting the "Osamu Hayaishi Memorial Scholarship for Study Abroad" project of the Japanese Biochemical Society, a boarded incorporated association since the FY2017. It was established to commemorate the achievements in Japan and overseas of the member of the late Osamu Hayaishi (died on December 17, 2015) who made a great contribution to the Japanese Biochemical Society.

 We are pleased to inform you that 72 people have applied for the FY2021 "Osamu Hayaishi Memorial Scholarship for Study Abroad" and the following 8 people have been selected as a result of the selection by the Study Abroad Grant Examination Committee of the Japanese Biochemical Society.

Adopters for FY2021(Titles omitted)

Name of adopters Affiliated institution Research theme
Yuta Shimanaka University of California, Los Angeles Analyzing the function of membrane phospholipid remodeling in adipocyte browning
Takato Honda Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences Neural Basis of Memory Replay and Information Processing during Sleep
Mito Kuroda Suzuki University of California, San Francisco, Department of Physiology Unveiling the roles of ciliary calcium signaling via chemogenetics
Hiroyuki Uechi Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics Analysis of small molecules that modulate protein phase separation on cells
Wataru Kobayashi Institute of Molecular Biotechnology Functional analysis of histone variant H2A.Z during zygotic genome activation
Takuya Osakada New York University School of Medicine, Neuroscience Institute Identification of disinhibitory circuitry for male aggressive behavior
Yasuhiro Arimura Rockfeller Univaersity, Laboratry of Chromosome and Cell Biology Structual and functional analysis of chromosome structure changes during the cell cycle
Yoshiharu Muto Washington School of Medicine in St. Lousis, Nephrology Division Multi-omics analysis at the single-cell level of the polycystic kidney disease
  • Names and affiliated institutions are displayed at the time of application (October 23, 2020)
  • Grant amount is JPY5 million per case