The Japan Academy
Journal
  • PJA Ser. A
  • PJA Ser. B
  • Transactions of the Japan Academy

The 110th and 111th Annual Award Ceremony was held

The 110th and 111th Annual Award Ceremony was held on June 21, 2021, in the presence of Their Majesties The Emperor and Empress.


111th Award Ceremony (Dr. ISHII Shihoko)
111th Award Ceremony (Dr. ISHII Shihoko)

Address by His Majesty the Emperor
Address by His Majesty the Emperor

Dr. SAITOU Mitinori describing his research results to Their Majesties
Prize recipient Dr. SAITOU Mitinori describing his research results to Their Majesties The Emperor and Empress

110th recipients

111th recipients
Recipients (top:110th, bottom: 111th)


The Medals and Prizes were presented to the following recipients:


110th Recipients
Prize Name Title
Imperial Prize and
Japan Academy Prize
SAITOU Mitinori Mechanism and In Vitro Reconstitution of Germ Cell Development
Japan Academy Prize TAGUCHI Masaki Königliche Gerichtsbarkeit und regionale Konfliktbeilegung im deutschen Spätmittelalter: Die Regierungszeit Ludwigs des Bayern (1314–1347)
Japan Academy Prize KAMBAYASHI Ryo Standard Workers, Non-standard Workers: Central Issues in Labour Economics in Japan Today
Japan Academy Prize KAWAI Maki Single-Molecule Spectroscopy Elucidating Chemical Reactions at Solid Surfaces
Japan Academy Prize OZIMA Minoru Noble Gas Geochemistry
Japan Academy Prize OKADA Tsuneo Study on Seismic Performance Evaluation and Upgrade of Existing Vulnerable Buildings
Japan Academy Prize KITSUREGAWA Masaru Pioneering Research on the Theory and Application of Large-scale High-performance Database Systems
Japan Academy Prize SANO Teruo Studies on Viroid
Japan Academy Prize MANO Hiroyuki Discovery of EML4-ALK Oncogene and Promotion of Cancer Genomic Medicine
Duke of Edinburgh Prize KITA Kiyoshi Studies on the Strategy of Survival and Expansion Exhibited by Tropical Pathogenic Microorganisms: Diversity in the Adaptation Mechanisms in the Parasites

111th Recipients
Prize Name Title
Imperial Prize and
Japan Academy Prize
FUJIMOTO Yukio A Study of Old Korean Books Extant in Japan: History
Imperial Prize and
Japan Academy Prize
ISHII Shihoko Multilateral Studies on Singularities
Japan Academy Prize MIYAWAKI Atsushi Technological Innovations in Bioimaging for a Better Understanding of the Spatiotemporal Regulation of Cellular Signaling Mechanisms
Japan Academy Prize KOBAYASHI Shunsuke and UCHIDA Tatsuo Elucidation of the Physical Properties of Liquid Crystal and the Study of High-Performance Liquid Crystal Displays
Japan Academy Prize HISADA Toshiaki and SUGIURA Seiryo Multiscale–Multiphysics Simulation of the Human Heart and its Application to Medicine (Joint Research)
Japan Academy Prize KAMIYA Yuji Study on the Biosynthesis and Regulation of Plant Growth Hormones
Japan Academy Prize ICHIJO Hidenori Elucidation of the Stress Response Mechanism based on the ASK Family
Japan Academy Prize IWAI Kazuhiro Discovery of Linear Ubiquitin Chains and Analyses of their Roles in Inflammatory Responses