FY2017 SPIRITS Project List

Interdisciplinary Type

Department/Institute Principal Investigator Project
Center for the Promotion of Interdisciplinary Education and Research (C-PiER) DOI Takao Fundamental research on the usability of timbers in space
The HAKUBI Center for Advanced Research ENOTO Teruaki Gamma-Ray Observation of Winter THoundercloud (GROWTH) Collaboration
Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences ISHIHAMA Yasushi Intelligent metaproteome analysis by biomolecular mass spectrometry integrated with statistical signal processing
Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI) KANO Yasuyuki Natural disaster and astronomical events described from historical documents of shrines and temples in Kyoto

International Type

Department/Institute Principal Investigator Project
Graduate School of Law NARAOKA Souchi International Collaboration for understanding the experiences of POWs and Internees in modern Japan
Graduate School of Science SOTA Teiji International collaboration for comparative genomic study on the evolutionary and ecological mechanisms of species diversity
Graduate School of Science YOSHIDA Kentaroh New low-energy effective theory emerging from superstring theory
Graduate School of Science UENO Satoru Construction and utilization of Japan-Peru-Saudi Arabia high-speed solar explosion monitoring system
Graduate School of Medicine SHINOHARA Takashi Purification and culture of primate/human spermatogonial stem cells
Graduate School of Medicine NAKAYAMA Takeo An international comparison of institutions of community pharmacists-based support for people with chronic disease in developed countries
Graduate School of Engineering OHSAKI Makoto Japan-US cooperative research network for optimization of seismic performance and architectural design of large-scale structures
Graduate School of Agriculture KURODA Kouichi Establishment of a high-throughput biological assay for enhanced production of branched-chain alcohols
Graduate School of Biostudies NISHIHAMA Ryuichi Establishment of the international research base to understand the principle behind plant development using “Zenigoke”, the Kyoto University-born model plant
Research Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere (RISH) UMEMURA Kenji International cooperation research on the development of wood-based materials using agricultural wastes
Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI) ITO Yoshihiro Developing of a next-generation ocean bottom pressure gauge to measure long-period vertical crustal deformation toward the prediction of large earthquakes
Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS) HASEGAWA Kouichi Sustainable malaria P. vivax liver stage model for disease mechanism study and drug development
Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS) NAMASIVAYAM Ganesh Pandian Technology Integration from Three Countries to Develop Nanoparticle-based Transcription Factor Mimics and Reconstruct Articular Cartilage Components