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OUTSTANDING STUDENT PUBLICATION AWARD

[2016]

In March 2016, IMSUT presented awards for outstanding research to two students working at the Institute.

MOST OUTSTANDING STUDENT PUBLICATION AWARD FY 2015
Awarded to Mr. Rui Yokomori, Laboratory of Functional Analysis in silico, Human Genome Center (Supervisor: Professor Kenta Nakai)
For the paper " Genome-wide identification and characterization of transcription start sites and promoters in the tunicate Ciona intestinalis ",
Genome Research, 26: 140-150, DOI: 10.1101/gr.184648.114 (JAN 2016)

OUTSTANDING STUDENT PUBLICATION AWARD FY 2015
Awarded to Mr. Takahiko Murayama, Division of Molecular Therapy, Advanced Clinical Research Center (Supervisor: Professor Arinobu Tojo)
For the paper " Oncogenic Fusion Gene CD74-NRG1 Confers Cancer Stem Cell-like Properties in Lung Cancer through a IGF2 Autocrine/Paracrine Circuit ",
Cancer Research, 76: 974-983, DOI: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-15-2135 (FEB 2016)


*From left: Dean Murakami, recipients of awards, Vice Dean Takekawa
[2015]

In March 2015, IMSUT presented awards for outstanding research to three students working at the Institute.

MOST OUTSTANDING STUDENT PUBLICATION AWARD FY 2014
Awarded to Mr. Yuuki Obata, Division of Bacteriology, International Research Center for Infectious Diseases (Supervisors: Associate Professor Hitomi Mimuro and Visiting Professor Koji Hase)
For the paper " The epigenetic regulator Uhrf1 facilitates the proliferation and maturation of colonic regulatory T cells ",
Nature Immunology, 15, 571-579, DOI: 10.1038/ni.2886 (JUN 2014)

OUTSTANDING STUDENT PUBLICATION AWARD FY 2014
Awarded to Mr. Hideyuki Murayama, Division of Stem Cell Therapy, Center for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine (Supervisor: Professor Hiromitsu Nakauchi)
For the paper " Successful Reprogramming of Epiblast Stem Cells by Blocking Nuclear Localization of ƒÀ-Catenin ",
Stem Cell Reports, Volume 4, Issue 1, 103-113 (JAN 2015)

Awarded to Mr. Koji Tanaka, Medical Proteomics Laboratory (Supervisor: Professor Kohei Tsumoto)
For the paper " Structural basis for self-assembly of a cytolytic pore lined by protein and lipid ",
Nature Communications, 6: 6337, DOI: 10.1038/ncomms7337(FEB 2015)


*From left: Dean Kiyono, recipients of awards, Deputy Dean Murakami
[2014]

In March 2014, IMSUT presented awards for outstanding research to three students working at the Institute.

MOST OUTSTANDING STUDENT PUBLICATION AWARD 2014
Awarded to Mr. Daichi Inoue, Division of Cellular Therapy, Advanced Clinical Research Center (Supervisor: Professor Toshio Kitamura)
For the paper " Myelodysplastic syndromes are induced by histone methylation-altering ASXL1 mutations ",
The Journal of Clinical Investigation 123(11): 4627-4640 DOI: 10.1172/JCI70739 (NOV 2013)

OUTSTANDING STUDENT PUBLICATION AWARD 2014
Awarded to Mr. Yuuki Obata, Division of Mucosal Barriology, International Research and Development Center for Mucosal Vaccines (Supervisor: Project Professor Koji Hase)
For the paper " Commensal microbe-derived butyrate induces the differentiation of colonic regulatory T cells ",
Nature 504: 446-450 DOI: 10.1038/nature12721 (DEC 2013)

Awarded to Mr. Yuhei Maruzuru, Division of Molecular Virology, Department of Microbiology and Immunology (Supervisor: Professor Yasushi Kawaguchi)
For the paper " Roles of p53 in Herpes Simplex Virus 1 Replication ",
Journal of Virology 87(16): 9323-9332 DOI: 10.1128/JVI.01581-13 (AUG 2013)


*From left, Dean Kiyono, recipients of awards, Deputy Dean Murakami
[2013]

In March 2013, IMSUT presented awards for outstanding research to two students working at the Institute.

OUTSTANDING STUDENT PUBLICATION AWARD 2013
Awarded to Mr Ryuta URAKI, Division of Virology, Department of Microbiology and Immunology (Supervisor: Professor Yoshihiro Kawaoka).
For the paper "Virulence Determinants of Pandemic A(H1N1)2009 Influenza Virus in a Mouse Model.",
JOURNAL OF VIROLOGY 87: 2226-2233 DOI: 10.1128/JVI.01565-12 (FEB 2013)

Awarded to Ms Aya MAEKAWA, Laboratory of Molecular Genetics (Supervisor: Professor Izumu Saito).
For the paper "Efficient Production of adenovirus vector lacking genes of virus-associated RNAs that disturb cellular RNAi machinery.",
Scientific Reports, 3: 1136 DOI:10.1038 (JAN 2013)

Awarded to Mr Lim, Kyungtaek, Laboratory of Social Genome Sciences, Department of Medical Genome Sciences, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences (Supervisor: Professor Ichizo Kobayashi and Professor Kenta Nakai).
For the paper "Large Variations in Bacterial Ribosomal RNA Genes.",
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND EVOLUTION 29: 2937-2948 DOI: 10.1093/molbev/mss101 (OCT 2012)


*From left, Dean, PhD-Course Students, Deputy Dean.
[2012]

In March 2012, IMSUT presented awards for outstanding research to two students working at the Institute.

MOST OUTSTANDING STUDENT PUBLICATION AWARD 2012
Awarded to Mr. Takeo GORAI, Division of Virology, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
(Supervisor: Professor Yoshihiro Kawaoka).
For the paper gThe F1Fo-ATPase at the Plasma Membrane is Critical for Efficient Influenza Virus Budding.h,
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, DOI:10.1073/pnas.1114728109 (2012)

OUTSTANDING STUDENT PUBLICATION AWARD 2012
Awarded to Mr. Masaki FUKUYO, Laboratory of Social Genome Sciences, Department of Medical
Genome Sciences, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences (Supervisor: Professor Ichizo Kobayashi).
For the papergSuccess of a suicidal defense strategy against infection in a structured habitat.h,
Scientific Reports 2, 238; DOI:10.1038/srep00238 (2012)


*From left, Dean Hiroshi Kiyono, Masaki Fukuyo, Takeo Gorai, Deputy Dean Yoshinori Murakami.


[2011]

In March 2011, IMSUT presented awards for outstanding research to two students working at the Institute.

MOST OUTSTANDING STUDENT PUBLICATION AWARD 2011
Awarded to Mr. Yoshikazu FURUTA, Laboratory of Social Genome Sciences, Department of Medical Genome Sciences, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences
(Supervisor: Professor Ichizo Kobayashi).
For the paper gBirth and death of genes linked to chromosomal inversion.h,
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 108: 1501-1506 (2011)

OUTSTANDING STUDENT PUBLICATION AWARD 2011
Awarded to Mr. Hirotaka IMAI, Division of Virology, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
(Supervisor: Professor Yoshihiro Kawaoka).
For the papergThe HA and NS genes of human H5N1 influenza A virus contribute to high virulence in ferrets.h,
PLos Pathogens, Volume 6, Issue 9, e1001106, 2010


*From left, Dean Motoharu Seiki, Yoshikazu Furuta, Hirotaka Imai, Deputy Dean Junichiro Inoue.