Research Support Activities

Yoshinori Ohsumi Fund for Fundamental Research

Overview

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

FY2020 Application guideline【Internal】

※FY2020 application is closed.

FY2020 Grant Recipients

FY2020 was the third year of the grant, in which three researchers were selected as recipients.

Affiliation Title Name Research topic
Department of Chemistry,
School of Science
Associate
Professor
Kosuke
ONO
Lewis Acidity of Confined Boroxine
Department of Chemical Science and Engineering,
School of Materials and Chemical Technology
Assistant
Professor
Takuto
SOMA
Elucidation of the “heavy” electron in a two-dimensional transparent superconductor
Earth-Life Science Institute Specially Appointed
Assistant Professor
Jia Tony Z Origin of Primitive Membraneless Cells through Polyester Microdroplet Protocells
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