The Japanese Society of Animal Reproduction (JSAR) is pleased to announce the Awardees of "Journal of Reproduction and Development (JRD) Outstanding Paper Award in 2005." The JRD Outstanding Paper Award is given to the first authors of the papers that showed the most outstanding research outcomes during the volume year. The Awardees will be presented the certificate of commendation and monetary prize of 30,000 Japanese yen. The JRD Editorial Board carefully reviewed the papers and determined the Awardees in 2005. The Awardees and the titles of the papers selected are as follows (in alphabetical order).

Developmental Competence of HMCTM Derived Bovine Cloned Embryos Obtained from Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer of Adult Fibroblasts and Granulosa Cells.
J. Reprod. Dev. 51: 465-475, 2005.
Dr. Tokuko IWAMORI
Aberrant Development of Mammary Glands, but Precocious Expression of β-casein in Transgenic Females Ubiquitously Expressing Whey Acidic Protein Transgene.
J. Reprod. Dev. 51: 579-592, 2005.
Mice Cloned by Nuclear Transfer from Somatic and ntES Cells Derived from the Same Individuals.
J. Reprod. Dev. 51: 765-772, 2005.