Notice on Decision of Recipients of the "Osamu Hayaishi Memorial Scholarship for Study Abroad" of the FY2022 Japanese Biochemical Society

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

 We announce that 53 people have applied for the FY2022 "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.

 Recipients for FY2022(Titles omitted)

Name of recipients Affiliated institutions Research theme
Koichi Sato The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Hubrecht Institute Deciphering the roles of BRCA2 posttranslational modifications in chemoresistant cancers
Kenji Miki Massachusetts General Hospital Functional analysis of chambered heart tissue derived from human iPS cells
Yoshiki Higashijima University of Copenhagen
Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Protein Research
Comprehensive understanding of histone modification proteins network by quantitative chromatin proteomic profiling
Kohta Takahashi Graduate School and Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chiba University Molecular dissection of distribution and dynamics of cell membrane sphingomyelin
Kenji Ito University of Pennsylvania Mechanism of H3K9me3-heterochromatin loss on protein-coding genes during embryonic development
Naoto Watamura Institute of Physical and Chemical Research Elucidation of the onset mechanism for tauopathy by spatiotemporal single cell analysis in the next-generation mouse model
Sayuri Higashi The United Graduate School of Drug Discovery and Medical Information Sciences, Gifu University Development of spatiotemporally controlled membrane transport system for artificial cells
Sho Tanosaki Keio University School of Medicine Crosstalk between cardiomyocytes and cardiac fibroblasts in heart microenvironment
  • Affiliated institutions are shown at the time of application (July 27, 2021)
  • Grant amount is JPY5 million per case