Yuki TUCHIYA (KITAGAWA lab) and Kazunori YAMAMOTO (KIMURA lab) received Morishima Awards

 On March 14, 2017 two students who graduated in March 2016 received Morishima Awards from the Department of Genetics, SOKENDAI. The Morishima Award was established using a donation from the Morishima family honoring the late professor emeritus of NIG, Dr. Hiroko MORISHIMA. It awards students who receive a doctoral degree from the Department of Genetics to acknowledge their outstanding performances during PhD studies.

・Yuki TSUCHIYA (Division of Centrosome Biology, thesis advisor Daiju KITAGAWA)
 thesis title : The role of Cep295 in centrosome biogenesis of human cells
・Kazunori YAMAMTO (Cell Architecture Laboratory, thesis advisor: Akatsuki KIMURA)
 thesis title : A study on inter-cellular forces for blastomere configurations in developing embryos


YAMAMOTO(left), TSUCHIYA(right) and Director-General
YAMAMTO(left), TSUCHIYA(right) and Director-General

The Morishima Award

— Professor Emeritus — MORISHIMA, Hiroko


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