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.