Award 2011

The Society for Reproduction and Development (SRD) is pleased to announce the Awardees of “Journal of Reproduction and Development (JRD) Outstanding Paper Award in 2011.” 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 2011. The Awardees and the titles of the papers selected are as follows (in alphabetical order).

Kinuyo IWATA
Central Injection of Ketone Body Suppresses Luteinizing Hormone Release via the Catecholaminergic Pathway in Female Rats
J. Reprod. Dev. 57 (3): 379-384, 2011
Eun Young KIM
The Use of Embryonic Stem Cell Derived Bioactive Material as a New Protein Supplement for the In Vitro Culture of Bovine Embryos
J. Reprod. Dev. 57 (3): 346-354, 2011
Epigenetically Immature Oocytes Lead to Loss of Imprinting During Embryogenesis
J. Reprod. Dev. 57 (3): 327-334, 2011
DNA Methylation Status of Bovine Blastocyst Embryos Obtained from Various Procedures
J. Reprod. Dev. 57 (2): 236-241, 2011