Winners of JSPP Young Investigator Award

2017 (24th)

Motomu ENDO (Graduate School of Biostudies, Kyoto University)

TitleCircadian clock network structure of plants

Michi SUGA (Research Institute for Interdisciplinary Science, Okayama University)

TitleStructural and functional studies of two photosystems
2016 (23rd)

Kyoko OHASHI-ITO (Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo)

TitleThe molecular mechanism underlying the initial process of vascular development

Yuki NAKAMURA (Institute of Plant and Microbial Biology, Academia Sinica)

TitleLipid Diversity in Plant Growth and Development
2015 (22nd)

Kimitsune ISHIZAKI (Graduate School of Science, Kobe University)

TitleDevelopmental genetics of the gametophytic body plan in a basal land plant Marchantia polymorpha

Nobutaka MITSUDA (Bioproduction Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology)

TitleComprehensive Study of Plant Regulonome
2014 (21th)

Takeshi OBAYASHI (Graduate School of Information Sciences, Tohoku University)

TitleDevelopment of a platform to predict gene function based on gene coexpressin

Norihito NAKAMICHI (Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (WPI-ITbM), Nagoya University)

TitleTranscriptional network in circadian clock system
2013 (20th)

Shin-ichi ARIMURA (Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University of Tokyo)

TitleStudies of molecular mechanisms and biological meaning of plant mitochondrial dynamics

Yoshihisa ODA (Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo)

TitleRegulation of spatial patterns in the plant cell cortex
2012 (19th)

Noriyuki NISHIMURA (Institute of Radiation Breeding, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences (NIAS))

TitleStudies on ABA perception and ABA signaling netword

Kohki YOSHIMOTO (RIKEN Plant Science Center)

TitleMolecular mechanisms and self-degradation system in plants
2011 (18th)

Shinichiro SAWA (Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo)

TitleCLV3 functions in meristem maintenance system in Arabidopsis
2010 (17th)

Takashi UEDA (Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo)

TitleMembrane traffic in plants~molecular mechanisms and physiological significance~

Keiko SUGIMOTO (RIKEN Plant Science Center)

TitleMore cell or more cycle? - control of the endocycle and its link to palnt development -
2009 (16th)

Tstsuya SAKAI (RIKEN Plant Science Center)

TitleMolecular genetic study on the mechanisms regulating the direction of plant growth in response to light

Shinji MASUDA (Graduate School of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Tokyo Institute of Technology)

TitleA new type of blue-light receptors using flavin as a chromophore
2008 (15th)

Hidehiro FUKAKI (Graduate School of Science, Kobe University)

TitleMolecular Genetic Study on the Mechanisms of Root
Development in Higher Plants

Yoshikatsu MATSUBAYASHI (Graduate School of Bio-Agricultural Sciences, Nagoya University)

TitleIdentification and Functional Analysis of Secreted Peptides Regulating Cell Growth in Plants
2007 (14th)

Maki KAWAI-YAMADA (Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences, University of Tokyo)

TitlePlant Cell Death as an Oxidative Stress Response

Tetsu KINOSHITA (Integrated Genetics, National Institute of Genetics)

TitleStudy on Genomic Imprinting in Flowering Plant
2006 (13rd)

Eiji NAMBARA (RIKEN Plant Science Center)

TitleA genetic study on abscisic acid action in Arabidopsis seed

Miyo T. MORITA (Graduate School of Biological Sciences, Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST))

TitleMolecular Genetic Mechanism Of Membrane Traffic And Dynamics Involved In Gravitropism In Highaer Plants
2005 (12nd)

Masaki ITO (Graduate School of Bioagricurtural Sciences, Nagoya University)

TitleCell cycle-regulated transcription at the G2/M phase in higher plants

Hideki TAKAHASHI (RIKEN Plant Science Center)

TitleMolecular Physiology of Plant Sulfate Transport System
2004 (11th)

Hitoshi SAKAKIBARA (RIKEN Plant Science Center)

TitleMolecular Approaches for Elucidating Regulation of Nitrogen Assimilatory Genes and Signal Transduction

Toru FUJIWARA (Biotechnology Research Center, University of Tokyo)

TitleIdentification and characterization of a boron transporter
2003 (10th)

Toshinori KINOSHITA (Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Kyushu University)

TitleBlue light signal transduction and regulation of the plasma membrane H+-ATPase in stomatal guard cells

Shuichi YANAGISAWA (Department of Life Sciences, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo)

TitlePLANT-SPECIFIC DOF TRANSCRIPTION FACTORS: FROM DISCOVERY TO APPLICATION
2002 (9th)

Takashi ARAKI (Department of Botany, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University)

TitleGenetic Analysis of the Phase Transition in Higher Plants

Takumi NOGUCHI (Biophysical Chemistry Laboratory, RIKEN)

TitleSpectroscopic Studies on the Structures and Reactions of Photosynthetic Proteins
2001 (8th)

Hirokazu TSUKAYA (National Institute for Basic Biology/Center for Integrative Biosciences)

TitleMechanisms for control of leaf shape

Kazuyuki KUCHITSU (Department of Applied Biological Science, Tokyo University of Science)

TitleROLES OF ION FLUXES AND THEIR REGULATION IN SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION IN PLANTS
2000 (7th)

Niji OHTA (Department of Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, Saitama University)

TitleORIGIN, EVOLUTION AND GENE EXPRESSION OF ORGANELLES

Hiroyuki SATOH (Deparment of Biomolecular Science, Toho University)

TitleMolecurlar biological analyses of a water-soluble chlorophyll protein in Brassicaceae Plants.
1999 (6th)

Tatsuo KAKIMOTO (Department of Biology, Graduate School of Science, Osaka University)

TitleCYTOKININ SIGNALING
1998 (5th)

Hajime WADA (Department of Biology, Graduate School of Sciences, Kyushu University)

TitleMOLECULAR-BIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF BIOSYNTHESIS AND FUNCTION OF UNSATURATED FATTY ACIDS
1995 (4th)

Shinobu SATOH (Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Tsukuba)

TitleSTUDIES ON THE FUNCTIONS OF CELL WALL WITH CULTURED CELLS OF CARROT
1996 (3rd)

Seiji SONOBE (Department of Life Science, Faculty of Science, Himeji Institute of Technology)

TitleDEVELOPMENT OF EXPERIMENTAL SYSTEMS FOR PLANT CYTOSKELETONS IN TOBACCO BY-2 CELL

Mitsue MIYAO-TOKUTOMI (National lnstitute of Agrobiological Resources)

TitleSTUDY OF THE STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION OF THE PHOTOSYNTHETIC PHOTOSYSTEM II COMPLEX
1995 (2nd)

Akira NAGATANI (Laboratory of Photoperception and Signal Transduction, Frontier Research Program, RIKEN Institute)

TitleMolecular analysis of phytochrome action with mutants and transgenic plants

Makoto MATSUOKA (Bioscience Center, Nagoya University)

TitleStudy on expression mechanism of C4 photosynthetic genes
1994 (1st)

Tatsuo OMATA (School of Agricultural Sciences, Nagoya University)

TitleIdentification and characterization of an active nitrate transporter of cyanobacteria

Tetsuro MIMURA (Department of Life Science, Faculty of Science, Himeji Institute of Technology)

TitlePhysiological study on the membrane transport systems in plant cell