Mitsuru Morimoto, Assistant Professor of Division of Mammalian Development, was awarded the Jo Rae Wright Award, (Best Presentation Award) at FASEB Science Research Conferences
Tatsuya Nishino, Assistant Professor of Molecular Genetics, was awarded a Young Scientist Award from Protein Science Society of Japan.
Mr. Akira Tanave received an award for Excellent Young Scientist in the Annual Meeting of the Japanese Association for Laboratory Animal Science
Shinji Ihara, Assistant Professor of Multicellular Organization Laboratory,was awarded a MEXT Prize for Young Investigators.
Hiromi Hirata, Associate Professor of Motor Neural Circuit Laboratory, was awarded a MEXT Prize for Young Investigators.
TakehikoKobayashi, Professor of Cytogenetics, was awarded the 2012Commendation for Science and Technology (Research Category) by MEXT, Japan.