Samuro Kakiuchi Memorial Research Award for Young Scientists (by Gushinkai)

2023(The 20th)New!

Kazutoshi Kasho
(Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kyushu University)

Biochemical study about the cell cycle-coordinated regulation for timely DNA binding of nucleoid protein IHF


Kaori Kanemaru
(Tokyo University of Science)

Functional analysis of secreted phosphoinoisitide-metabolizing enzyme


2022(The 19th)

Kenta Maruyama
(National Institute for Physiological Sciences, The National Institutes of Natural Sciences)

Preventing death brought about by ribonucleic acid


Miharu Maeda
(Akita University Graduate School of Medicine)

Mechanism of ERES (ER exit site) formation


2021(The 18th)

Shintaro Iwasaki

Comprehensive understanding of mitochondrial translation by modified ribosome profiling


Yasunao kamikawa
(Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, Hiroshima University)

Comprehensive analysis of Nuclear Envelope Stress Response by isolating damaged Nuclei


2020(The 17th)

Tetsuya Miyamoto
(Kitasato University School of Pharmacy)

Function and structure of multifunctional amino acid-metabolizing enzyme from hyperthermophile


2019(The 16th)

Norifumi Shioda
(Institute of Molecular Embryology and Genetics, Kumamoto University)

DNA plasticity and RNA engram by G-quadruplex


Koshi Imami
(Graduate School and Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kyoto University)

Understanding post-translational regulation of the protein abundance through the profiling of age-dependent phosphorylation


2018(The 15th)

Takayuki Kuraishi
(Faculty of Pharmacy, Institute of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences, Kanazawa University)

Study on the mechanisms of sterile inflammation in Drosophila melanogaster


Michinori Toriyama
(Division of Biological Science, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Nara Institute of Science and Technology)

Analysis of novel control mechanisms of neuronal function regulated by fatty acid signaling.


2017(The 14th)

Non Miyata( Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Kyushu University )

Intramitochondrial phospholipid transport via novel contact sites between the outer and inner membranes of mitochondria


Tomoya Yamaguchi( Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University )

Role of ROR1 in cell membrane organization and dynamics


2016(The 13th)

Kota Saito ( The University of Tokyo )

Mechanisms of collagen secretion from the endoplasmic reticulum


Takafumi Suzuki( Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine )

Analysis of regulation of ubiquitin ligase activity by stress sensor Keap1


2015(The 12th)

Junichi Ikenouchi ( Kyushu University )

Elucidation of functional roles of membrane lipids in the formation of membrane structures


2014(The 11th)

Tohru Ishitani(  Kyushu University )

Analysis of the modulation systems of Wnt signaling and their functions in tissue construction


Megumi Tago (Keio University )

Analysis of the pathogenic mechanism of myeloproliferative neoplasm by quantitative phosphoproteomics


2013(The 10th)

Keiko Taguchi ( Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University  )

Functional Analysis of Nrf2 to Disturb Cellular Fates in The Liver


Yuki Miyamoto (National Center for Child Health and Development )

Elucidation of central nervous demyelinating diseases and search of the therapeutic target for treatment


2012(The 9th)


2011(The 8th)

Shun-ichi Yamashita
(Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences, Kyushu University Graduate School)

Quality control of peroxisome membrane proteins


Keiko Manya (Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology)


2010(The 7th)

Tetsuya Okajima (Nagoya University School of Medicine)

O-GlcNAc on extracellular protein domains mediates cell-matix interaction


Hideo Shindou (The University of Tokyo)

Discovery and analysis of cellular membrane phospholipid biosynthetic enzyme (lysophospholipid acyltransferase) family


2009(The 6th)

Tadashi Suzuki (Team Leader, Glycometabolome Team, RIKEN)

Clarification of the role of autophagy in the catabolism of free oligosaccharides


Ichiro Takada (Keio University, School of Medicine)

Identification of transcriptional regulatory complexes for Th17 or iTreg differentiation


2008(The 5th)

Sakae Kitada (Kyushu University)


2007(The 4th)

Mitsunori Fukuda (Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University)

Comprehensive analysis of Rab small GTPases in autophagosome formation


Ko Fujimori (Osaka University of Pharmaceutical Sciences)

Elucidation of novel regulation mechanism for adipocyte differentiation through prostaglandin receptors


2006(The 3rd)

Junji Yamauchi
(Department of Pharmacology, National Research Institute for Child Health and Development)

Identification of possible therapeutic targets for developmental sensory and motor neuronal diseases


2005(The 2nd)

Takeshi Ishimizu (Graduate School of Science, Osaka University)

Structure and function of endo-β-mannosidase acting on plant N-glycans


Hiroyuki Suzuki (Miyazaki University)


Kazuhito Tsuboi (Kagawa University School of Medicine)

Functional analysis of a novel lysosomal enzyme hydrolyzing anti-inflammatory lipid N-acylethanolamines


2004(The 1st)

Hiroshi Sakamoto(Department of Medical Biochemistry, Kurume University School of Medicine)

Eucidation of heme degradation mechanism by heme oxygenase on the basis of its crystal structures


Kiyonao Sada (Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine)

Regulation of Cellular Responses by Adaptor Proteins


Masato Yano (Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University)

Analysis of mitochondrial protein import