HOME > Sponsoring Universities > University Research Report > USJI Universities Research Report Vol.15

Sponsoring Universities

University Research Report

USJI Universities Research Report Vol.15

December 27,2012

Keio University

Topic:
Uncovering life phenomena, a complex system, through behavior of water molecules
Researcher:
Masato Yasui, Professor, School of Medicine
Read from here:

Learning from each other in an open and international environment, let’s aim to make steady efforts to conduct original research, taking advantage of our “curiosity” and “passion”!

Kyoto University

Topic:
New Polymeric Organic Materials for Lithium Ion Batteries
Researcher:
Jun-ichi Yoshida, Professor, Graduate School of Engineering
Read from here:

New polymeric organic materials have been developed for lithium ion batteries that have high capacity, fastcharge and discharge ability, and excellent cyclability.

Kyushu University

Topic:
8-Oxoguanine causes neurodegeneration during MUTYH-mediated DNA base excision repair
Researcher:
Yusaku Nakabeppu, Professor, Department of Immunobiology and Neuroscience, Medical Institute of Bioregulation
Read from here:

8-Oxoguanine (8-oxoG), a common DNA lesion caused by reactive oxygen species, is associated with carcinogenesis and neurodegeneration. Although the mechanism by which 8-oxoG causes carcinogenesis is well understood, the mechanism by which it causes neurodegeneration is unknown. Here, we report that …

Ritsumeikan University

The University of Tokyo

Topic:
Understanding epilepsy: Impact of infantile seizures on neural development
Researcher:
Ryuta Koyama, Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences / Yuji Ikegaya, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Read from here:

Todai researchers have described the mechanism by which infantile febrile seizures may lead to adult epilepsy, with important implications for current treatment.

University of Tsukuba

Waseda University

Support USJI

Upcoming Events

Feb. 26 - Mar. 6, 2018
USJI Week Coming Soon!
  • Sponsoring Universities

  • GET UPDATES

    The USJI provides email updates about events and other news. Please go here to sign up for/stop receiving updates.