Program For Fostering Globally Talented Research ~Research Report~

2019

■(9th January)Takashi Toda met Dr Paul Nurse in Tokyo and discussed research progress and further collaboration between their groups.

■(30th Janunary-7th February)Dr Takashi Toda visited the Francis Crick Institute in London.

Dr Kazunori Kume returned from the Francis Crick Institute after 3-month stay. Welcome back.

18th and 19th May An HiHA international collaborative member Dr. Toshiaki Nakano, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan, visited Harvard Medical School/Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH) and discussed with Dr. Takashi Fujimura.

20 th June Dr Kazunori Kume left for London to conduct collaborative research with Dr Paul Nurse’s group in the Francis Crick Institute.

(20th-24th June)A HIHA member, Dr Masaki Mizunuma visited UCLA, and presented the results at 22nd International C.elegans Conference.

■13th-18th July Takashi Toda attended the 10th international fission yeast meeting held in Barcelona, Spain and discussed research projects with Sir Paul Nurse and Dr Kazunori Kume. 

■12th and 13th August Dr Kenji Asakawa, a member of HiHA, went to the United States to strengthen international collaborations.

Dr Kazunori Kume returned from the Francis Crick Institute.

■15th October A new research paper based upon International collaboration between Takashi Toda’s group and the Francis Crick Institute (London, UK) was published in International Journal of Molecular Sciences online.

2018

■(10th and 11th July)A HiHA member Prof. Seiji Kawamoto visited Harvard Medical School.

(21th and 22th August) A HIHA member, Dr Kenji Arakawa visited the Oregon State University.

■(27th September)Professor Takahiro Chihara, a core member of HiHA met Dr Liqun Luo (Professor at Stanford University).

■(16th December) Dr Kazunori Kume left for London to conduct collaborative research with Dr Paul Nurse’s group in the Francis Crick Institute.

2017

■Core members of HiHA have succeeded in being awarded JSPS international research grant “Program for Advanced Strategic International Networks to Accelerate the Circulation of Talented Researchers”.

■18th and 19th December Takashi Toda visited the Francis Crick Institute and discuss research collaboration with Paul Nurse’ group.

■5th January 2018 Dr. Corinne Pinder joined Takashi Toda’s laboratory from the Francis Crick Institute as a research scientist.

■(10th January) Dr Kazunori Kume left for London to conduct collaborative research with Dr Paul Nurse’s group in the Francis Crick Institute.

■(12th March)5th HiHA International Symposium

■9th and 10th March A HIHA member, Dr Kenji Arakawa visited the Harvard University

■Dr Kazunori Kume returned from the Francis Crick Institute (Sir Paul Nurse group) after 3-month stay. Welcome back.