Yoshinori Ohsumi Fund for Fundamental Research
The fund is designed to provide financial support for young researchers engaged in fundamental research that requires a long-term perspective.
Background of Yoshinori Ohsumi Fund and This Grant
After Honorary Professor Yoshinori Ohsumi was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2016, a fund was set up in his name to broaden the base of researchers and to foster talented individuals who will serve as a foundation for Japan in the future. For example, the fund provides for students in need of financial help who wish to study at the Institute, and promotes support for young researchers engaged in fundamental research that requires a long-term
FY2021 Application guideline【Internal】
※FY2021 application is closed.
FY2020 Grant Recipients
FY2020 was the third year of the grant, in which three researchers were selected as recipients.
|Department of Chemistry,
School of Science
|Lewis Acidity of Confined Boroxine|
|Department of Chemical Science and Engineering,
School of Materials and Chemical Technology
|Elucidation of the “heavy” electron in a two-dimensional transparent superconductor|
|Earth-Life Science Institute||Specially Appointed
|Jia Tony Z||Origin of Primitive Membraneless Cells through Polyester Microdroplet Protocells|