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

FY2021 Application guideline【Internal】

※FY2021 application is closed.

FY2021 Grant Recipients

FY2021 was the fourth year of the grant, in which three researchers were selected as recipients.

Affiliation Title Name Research topic
Department of Physics,
School of Science
Assistant
Professor
Yohei
YAMAGUCHI
Elucidating the d ynamics of the phase transition of the Higgs field in the early universe by collider and c ryogenics
Department of Life Science and Technology,
School of Life Science and Technology
Assistant
Professor
Tetsuo
IWATA
Genome structural and physiological functions of an odorant receptor subfamily comprising a huge gene cluster
Department of Life Science and Technology,
School of Life Science and Technology
Lecturer Toru
KONDO
Photochemical reaction mechanism in photosynthetic organized system
益学長、大隅栄誉教授、渡辺理事・副学長(研究担当)と採択者
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