Grants List 2021

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NISR Research Grants List 2021

Researcher
Teigo ASAI
Organization
Tohoku University
Title of Project
Discovery of cryptic fungal natural products by using genome rearrangement

Researcher
Shigeki EHIRA
Organization
Tokyo Metropolitan University
Title of Project
Complete conversion of sugars synthesized by photosynthesis into commodity products

Researcher
Eiji MASAI
Organization
Nagaoka University of Technology
Title of Project
Stereoselective catabolism of β-1 type lignin-derived aromatic isomers in Sphingobium sp. strain SYK-6

Researcher
Hiromichi MINAMI
Organization
Ishikawa Prefectural University
Title of Project
Fermentation production of plant alkaloids by synthetic biology for drug development

Researcher
Toshiyuki WAKIMOTO
Organization
Hokkaido University
Title of Project
Synthetic biology of non-ribosomal cyclopeptide

Researcher
Seiya WATANABE
Organization
Ehime University
Title of Project
Understanding of catalytic mechanism of flavin-containing dehydrogenases and its bioindustrial application

Researcher
Toshiharu YAKUSHI
Organization
Yamaguchi University
Title of Project
Role of the cell-surface oxidation system on the cell growth in acetic acid bacteria

NISR Young Investigator Research Grants List 2021

Researcher
Ryo IWAMA
Organization
The University of Tokyo
Title of Project
Contribution of membrane lipid unsaturation to temperature-dependent changes of secreted protein in the filamentous fungus Aspergillus oryzae

Researcher
Daisuke KURITA
Organization
Hirosaki University
Title of Project
Screening of drug candidates that inhibit ArfA-dependent ribosome rescue system

Researcher
Yoshiya SETO
Organization
Meiji University
Title of Project
Identification of Strigolactone-like molecules from plant pathogens

Researcher
Mizuki TANAKA
Organization
University of Shizuoka
Title of Project
Novel conidiation regulatory mechanism by N-end rule pathway in Aspergillus oryzae

Researcher
Keiko UECHI
Organization
University of the Ryukyus
Title of Project
Elucidation of molecular weight control system for fungal cell wall polysaccharide Nigeran and establishment of its fermentation production system

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