External funding newly received in the first half of AY2021

We report on the external funding newly received by the faculty members of Sakeology Center in the first half of AY2021.

 

Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI)

Research Category: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)
Research Project: Role of cell polarity control pathway in lifespan control
Principal Investigator: HIRATA Dai
Grant Period: April 2021 – March 2024

 

Research Category: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)
Research Project: Diversity of coenzyme Q biosynthetic pathways
Principal Investigator: KAWAMUKAI Makoto (Shimane University)
Co-Investigator: NISHIDA Ikuhisa, NAKAZAWA Masami, KAINO Tomohiro
Grant Period: April 2021 – March 2024

 

Research Category: Grants-in-Aid for Early-Career Scientists
Research Project: Elucidation of the potential role of the cystine/glutamate transporter in the regulation of tumor metastasis through interaction with integrin
Principal Investigator: SATO Mami
Grant Period: July 2021 – March 2023

 

Research Grant

NAGAI N-S Promotion Foundation for Science of Perception Research Grant
Research Project: Breeding of novel functional yeast based on correlation analysis between Japanese sake components and perception and its application to health and longevity
Principal Investigator: NISHIDA Ikuhisa
Grant Period: August 2021 – March 2023 (estimated)

 

The Uchida Energy Science Promotion Foundation Research Grant
Research Project: Investigation of the functionality of Sake Lees (Sake-Kasu) in cellular antioxidant defense system
Principal Investigator: SATO Mami
Grant Period: July 2021 – March 2022