2015-03-20 2nd Yamato Scientific Award
The Yamato Scientific Award Selection Committee has selected the winner of the 2nd Yamato Scientific Award. This award was established to commemorate the 125th Anniversary of the founding of Yamato Scientific and is awarded to researchers in fields including Life Sciences, Materials Sciences and Information Sciences. The award aims to honour researchers who have demonstrated originality and creativity in their respective field and to support the work of future leaders in science and technology.
The Award Selection Committee reviewed the work of a large number of applicants prior to selecting this year's award recipient. We are pleased to announce that Professor Shumpei Ishikawa from Tokyo Medical and Dental University has been selected as the winner of this year's Yamato Scientific Award for his outstanding achievements and discoveries in his research on intractable diseases and his proposal of the new academic discipline Genomic Pathology combining Life Sciences and Information Sciences.
A lecture accompanied by an award ceremony will take place on Thursday May 28 at Roppongi Academy Hills.
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