Prof. Hiroshi Murakami Selected to Receive AY2016 JSPS Prize

Professor Hiroshi Murakami of the Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University, has been selected to receive the 13th (AY2016) Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Prize.


This prize aims to discover and recognize, at an early stage, young researchers with rich creativity and superlative research abilities, thus helping to enhance their eagerness for research and supporting their progress. In doing so, it ultimately aims to propel Japan's standards of academic research to a world-leading level.


The subject of Prof. Murakami's prize-winning research project was Ribosomal Synthesis of Peptides Involving Non-natural Amino Acids.


The award ceremony will be held at the Japan Academy on February 8 (Wed), 2017.


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