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Best Presentation Award 2022

First Place Poster Award
Mami Oikawa (Division of Mammalian Embryology)
"In vitro induction of functional primordial germ cell-like cells in rats"

Second Place Poster Award
Saeko Kawataki (Division of Cell Signaling and Molecular Medicine)
"Elucidation of the activation mechanism of the p38/JNK pathways induced by oncogenic stress"

Third Place Poster Award
Ayano Fukui (Division of Molecular Virology)
"Elucidation of the role of specific glycosylation of a herpes simplex virus 1 glycoprotein in viral pathogenesis"

Best Presentation Award 2021

First Place Presentation Award
Xiaoxiao Liu (Laboratory of Molecular Oncology)
"Somatic ASXL1 mutations in blood cells promote solid tumor progression"

Second Place Presentation Award
Mizuki Yamamoto (Research Center for Asian Infectious Diseases)
"The Antimalarial Compound Atovaquone Inhibits Zika and Dengue Virus Infection by Blocking E Protein-Mediated Membrane Fusion"

Third Place Presentation Award
Yu Ishikawa-Yamauchi (Laboratory of Reproductive Systems Biology)
"Age-associated alteration of fertilization and development in@female mice"

Best Presentation Award 2020

First Place Poster Award
Shun Uemura (Division of Stem Cell and Molecular Medicine)
"Novel Hippo pathway inhibitors ameliorate bone marrow environment after myelosuppressive stress"

Second Place Poster Award
Satotaka Omori (Division of Cancer Cell Biology)
"Generation of a p16 reporter mouse and its use to characterize and target p16high cells in vivo"

Third Place Poster Award
Xiaoxiao Liu (Laboratory of Molecular Oncology)
"Inhibition of IMPDH as An Effective Treatment for Acute Leukemias"

Best Poster Award 2019

First Place Poster Award
Naoaki Mizuno (Division of Stem Cell Therapy)
"Large fragment knock-in by zygote genome editing with adeno-associated viral vector and CRISPR/Cas9"

Second Place Poster Award
Hisashi Moriizumi (Division of Cell Signaling and Molecular Medicine)
"Mathematical analysis of the spatio-temporal regulation of the SAPK pathway"

Nao Sankoda (Division of Stem Cell Pathology)
"Mutually Dependent Patterning of Gata4 and Fgf10 Trigger Epithelial Specification to Create a Squamous-columnar Junction in the Stomach"

Third Place Poster Award
Jumpei Taguchi (Division of Stem Cell Pathology)
"In vivo reprogramming leads to development of germ cell tumors via Dmrt1-mediated epigenetic reprogramming"

Best Poster Award 2018

First Place Poster Award
Takehiro Yamanaka (Division of Cancer Cell Biology)
"Identification of metabolic properties and vulnerabilities in senescent cells"

Second Place Poster Award
Daichi Fujikawa (Division of Cell Signaling and Molecular Medicine)
"Formation of stress granules suppresses apoptosis by sequestering proapoptotic proteins"

Third Place Poster Award
Kenji Ito (Division of Stem Cell Pathology)
"Cell type-specific one-step in vivo sarcoma model unveiled cell-of-origin and its critical role in EWS/ATF1-induced sarcomas"

Best Poster Award 2016

First Place Poster Award
Yusuke Takagi (Division of Cell Signaling and Molecular Medicine)
"Identification of a novel gene that is induced by hyperactivation of the ERK pathway"

Second Place Poster Award
Tadashi Maemura (Division of Virology)
"Identification and functional analysis of lung-derived exosomal microRNA in influenza virus-infected mice"

Third Place Poster Award
Moe Matsushita (Division of Cell Signaling and Molecular Medicine)
"Identification of a novel redox-sensor that mediates activation of stress-responsive MAPK pathways"

Best Poster Award 2015

First Place Poster Award
Yuki Taya (Division of Stem Cell Therapy)
"Specific amino acid environment in bone marrow is crucial for the maintenance of hematopoietic stem cells"

First Place Poster Award
Takanori Nakamura (Division of Cell Signaling and Molecular Medicine)
"Molecular mechanisms that maintain centrosome integrity under stress"

Second Place Poster Award
Takashi Ishida (Division of Stem Cell Processing)
"A proof of benefit in multiple-donor transplantation by early hematopoietic reconstitution to overcome the cell dose barrier to umbilical cord blood transplants"

Second Place Poster Award
Hiroaki Ito (Division of Host-Parasite Interaction)
"Identification of an atopic dermatitis-related microRNA in mice"

Third Place Poster Award
Manabu Ozawa (Laboratory of Developmental Genetics)
"Histone lysine demethylases Fbxl11/Kdm2a regulates balance between self-renewal activity and differentiation of spermatogonia in mice"

Third Place Poster Award
Naoki Takemura (Division of Innate Immune Regulation)
"Eosinophils and -SMA+ stromal cells mediate small intestinal fibrosis after abdominal irradiation"

Third Place Poster Award
Yoko Tajima (Division of Stem Cell Therapy)
"A new gene transfer system for hematopoietic stem cells under physiological condition"

Best Poster Award 2014

First Place Poster Award
KURASHIMA Yosuke (Division of Mucosal Immunology)
"Retinoic acid metabolism regulates ATP/P2X7-mediated mast cell activation for the maintenance of skin homeostasis."

Second Place Poster Award
Daichi Inoue (Division of Cellular Therapy)
"C-terminal-truncating ASXL1 mutations induce MDS via repression of PRC2 function"

Second Place Poster Award
Akie Maehara (Division of Cellular Therapy)
"Function of an activating receptor LMIR4"

Second Place Poster Award
Eri Kawakami (Laboratory of Developmental Genetics)
"Epigenetic regulation of histone demethylase Fbxl11 in neural development"

Second Place Poster Award
Yuji Kubota (Division of Cell Signaling and Molecular Medicine)
"MEK mutations in congenital Ras-MAPK syndromes or sporadic cancers alter the MEK kinase activity and gene expression profiles."

Second Place Poster Award
Jane S. Weng (Division of Cell Signaling and Molecular Medicine)
"MCRIP1, a novel ERK substrate, mediates ERK-induced epigenetic gene regulation by controlling the co-repressor CtBP"

Second Place Poster Award
Salita Eiamboonsert (Division of Stem Cell Dynamics)
"The Serine Protease Plasmin, a new therapeutic target for Multiple Myeloma"

Second Place Poster Award
Kotaro Kiga (Division of Bacteriology, Department of Infectious Disease Control)
"Epigenetic silencing of miR-210 increases the proliferation of gastric epithelium during chronic Helicobacter pylori infection."

Best Poster Award 2013

First Place Poster Award
Hiroshi Shimazu (Laboratory of Stem Cell Regulation)
"Pharmacological targeting of plasmin prevents macrophage activation syndrome in mice."

Second Place Poster Award
Yuuki Obata (Division of Mucosal Barriology)
"Induction of regulatory T cells in the colon"

Second Place Poster Award
Douaa Dhahri (Division of Stem Cell Dynamics)
"The expansion of Mesenchymal Stem Cells by the fibrinolytic system involves a crosstalk with endothelial cells"

Third Place Poster Award
Dai Fujikawa (Laboratory of Tumor Cell Biology)
"HTLV-1 Tax disrupts the host epigenome by interacting with a Polycomb group protein EZH2"

Best Poster Award 2012

First Place Poster Award
Shinya Munakata (Laboratory of Stem Cell Regulation)

Second Place Poster Award
Kaori Kusubata (Division of Stem Cell Dynamics)

Second Place Poster Award
Hiroko Hata (Medical Proteomics Laboratory)

Third Place Poster Award
Takafumi Hiramoto (Division of Stem Cell Processing)

Third Place Poster Award
Takashi Ishii (Division of Virology)

Best Poster Award 2011

Grand Poster Award
Ms. Aki SATO, Laboratory of Stem Cell Regulation, Center for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine
"Plasmin inhibitor prevents lethal acute graft-versus-host disease in mice."

Second Place Poster Award
Takayuki SHIBASAKI, Laboratory of Developmental Genetics, Center for Experimental Medicine and Systems Biology
"PTB deficiency causes the loss of adherens junctions in the dorsal telencephalon and leads to lethal hydrocephalus"

Third Place Poster Award
Aoi AKITSU, Laboratory of Molecular Pathogenesis, Center for Experimental Medicine and Systems Biology
"IL-17-producing γδT cells are important for the development of arthritis in a rheumatoid arthritis model"

Third Place Poster Award
Takafumi SHIMIZU, Division of Stem Cell Therapy, Center for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine
"Aberrant activation of STAT5A in hematopoietic stem cell induces hematopoietic exhaustion by the bone marrow microenvironment failure in primary myelofibrosis"