【Press Release】Finding genes which enhance ozone tolerance through the regulation of stomatal movement (Collaborative Research)
Prof. Masaru Ohme-Takagi has found genes which induce ozone tolerance through the regulation of stomatal movement in Arabidopsis. This study was conducted as a collaborative research with National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences(JIRCAS), National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES), Nagoya University, Okayama University and RIKEN. The results of the study have been published on the online publication of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on the 28th of March, 2016 (US Eastern time). More information here (In japanese)↓ ・Press release in Saitama University ・Press release in AIST ・Press release in JIRCAS
The Sakura Exchange Program in Science (Japan-Asia Youth Exchange Program in Science), which is administered by the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), was implemented at Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University from October 20th to November 9th, 2015. In this program, we hosted 2 young researchers from Malaysia Palm Oil Board (MPOB) and held several technical training, such as functional analysis of plant transcription factors, operational method of LC/MS etc. Detailed report is here
Professor Masaru Ohme-Takagi has been selected for the prestigious Thomson Reuters 2015 list of Highly Cited Researchers. According to Thomson Reuters http://highlycited.com/, “Highly Cited Researchers 2015 represents some of world’s most influential scientific minds. About three thousand researchers earned this distinction by writing the greatest number of reports officially designated by Essential Science Indicators as Highly Cited Papers — ranking among the top 1% most cited for their subject field and year of publication, earning them the mark of exceptional impact.” Thomson Reuters Press Release THE WORLD’S MOST INFLUENTIAL SCIENTIFIC MINDS 2015 (PDF) Highly Cited Researchers Prof. Masaru Ohme-Takagi
On December 2nd 2015, we held a reporting meeting of the Division of Strategic Research and Development, the graduation school of Science and Engineering at Saitama University. In this meeting, Professor Takagi, a leader of the green and environmental innovation research area, had a talk to show our research purpose, organization, research topics etc., and exchanged opinions with the audiences such as the president of the University or and other staffs.
高木 優 教授を研究開発代表者とする研究グループが、科学技術振興機構（ＪＳＴ）の先端的低炭素化技術開発（ＡＬＣＡ）に採択されました。 http://www.jst.go.jp/pr/info/info1138/index.html A Research project (PI: Prof. Takagi) was selected for ALCA project, JST. *ALCA: Advanced Low Carbon Technology Research and Development Program, Strategic Basic Research Programs…
本領域所属の池田美穂准教授が「とやま賞」を受賞し、平成２７年５月２６日に開催された贈呈式にてご講演されました。 http://www.t-hito.or.jp/zaidan/toyamashou/data/2015/32th-toyama2.html ＊「とやま賞」は、富山県の置県百年を記念し、富山県ならびに日本の将来を担う有為な人材の育成に資する目的をもって昭和59年に創設されました。 受賞対象者は、富山県出身者、または富山県内在住者とし、学術研究、科学技術、文化・芸術、スポーツの分野において、顕著な業績を挙げ、かつ、将来の活躍が期待される人に対して、賞状、奨励金を贈呈して、その活動を…