Dr. Hiroyuki Araki (Division of Microbial Genetics) received the Kihara Prize of the Genetics Society Japan. The Kihara Prize is the highest honor prize of the Genetics Society Japan, which is awarded to scientists who have outstanding performance in the field of genetics. The award was given to Dr. Araki in recognition of his research works on mechanism of the initiation of DNA replication in budding yeast. The Awarding Ceremony was held on the 21st of September, as part of the 82nd Annual Meeting of the Genetics Society Japan which was held on September 20th to September 22nd, 2010.
Tuesday, September 21, 2010.
“2010 Kihara Prize of the Genetics Society Japan”
“Molecular genetic studies on mechanism of the initiation of DNA replication in budding yeast”
Division of Microbial Genetics Araki Laboratory