Award 2010

The Society for Reproduction and Development (SRD) is pleased to announce the Awardees of “Journal of Reproduction and Development (JRD) Outstanding Paper Award in 2010.” 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 2010. The Awardees and the titles of the papers selected are as follows (in alphabetical order).

The Nucleolus in the Mouse Oocyte is Required for the Early Step of Both Female and Male Pronucleus Organization
J. Reprod. Dev. 56 (5): 495–501, 2010
Seung-Wook SHIN
Inhibition of the Ubiquitin-proteasome System Leads to Delay of the Onset of ZGA Gene Expression
J. Reprod. Dev. 56 (6): 655–663, 2010
Progesterone is Essential for Maintenance of Tace/Adam17 mRNA Expression, But not EGF-like Factor, in Cumulus Cells, Which Enhances the EGF Receptor Signaling Pathway During In Vitro Maturation of Porcine COCs
J. Reprod. Dev. 56 (3): 315–323, 2010