Winners of JSPP Award


Toru HISABORI (International Research Frontier Initiative, Tokyo Institute of Technology / Research Institute for Integrated Science, Kanagawa University)

Title Regulatory mechanisms of enzymes in the photosynthetic energy conversion system

Hitoshi SAKAKIBARA (Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences, Nagoya University)

Title Study on molecular mechanisms of cytokinin biosynthesis and the action underlying plant growth regulation

Jian Feng MA (Institute of Plant Science and Resources, Okayama University)

Title Studies on transport mechanisms of mineral elements in crops

Jian-Ren SHEN (Research Institute for Interdisciplinary Science, Okayama University)

Title Elucidation of the mechanism of photosynthetic water-splitting reaction

Masayoshi KAWAGUCHI (Division of Symbiotic Systems, National Institute for Basic Biology (NIBB))

Title Development of an infrastructure for Lotus japonicus and studies on systemic regulation of symbiosis

Satoshi NAITO (Graduate School of Agriculture, Hokkaido University)

Title Studies on the Function of Ribosome as a Play Stage for the Maintenance of Cellular Homeostasis

Masayoshi MAESHIMA (Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences, Nagoya University)

Title Biochemical and molecular physiological studies on the membrane transport system and signal transduction in plants

Kazuki SAITO (Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chiba University)

Title Plant metabolomics and phytochemical genomics

Yasunori MACHIDA (Division of Biological Science, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University)

TitleMechanism of cytokinesis of plant cells

Mikio NISHIMURA (Department of Cell Biology, National Institute for Basic Biology (NIBB))
Ikuko HARA-NISHIMURA (Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University)

TitleOrganelle Differentiation in Plants

Ken-ichiro SHIMAZAKI (Faculty of Science, Kyushu University)

TitleStudies on plant responses to blue light ─ Stomatal responses and phototropins

Hiroo FUKUDA (Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo)

TitleA regulation network in plant vascular development

Kiyotaka OKADA (National Instutute for Basic Biology (NIBB))

TitleMolecular genetic analysis of development processes of plant organs using Arabidopsis as model plant

Kazuo SHINOZAKI (RIKEN Plant Science Center)
kazuko YAMAGUCHI-SHINOZAKI (Graduate School of Agricurtural and Life Sciences, The Univ. of Tokyo)

TitleGene Discovery Involved in Abiotic Stress Responses and Its Application to Development of Stress Tolerant Plants

Satoshi TABATA (Kazusa DNA Research Institute)

TitleGenome Analysis of Plant and Plant-related Microbes

Takao KONDO (Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University)

TitleCircadiam oscillator of cyanobacteria

Masamitsu WADA (National Instutute for Basic Biology (NIBB))

TitlePhotoreceptors and the Mechanism of Movement of Chloroplast Photorelocation Movement

Tsuneyoshi KUROIWA (College of Science, Rikkyo University)

TitleNew development from the discovery of dividing apparatus of mitochondria and plastids to organelle biology- on the complete sequence of 3 genomes in the red alga Cyanidioschzon merolae (Schyzon) as a construction basis of the eukaryotic cell-

Masahiro SUGIURA (Graduate School of Natural Sciences, Nagoya City University)

TitleMechanisms of Plant Gene Expression via Developing In vitro Systems