Award 2012

The Society for Reproduction and Development (SRD) is pleased to announce the Awardees of “Journal of Reproduction and Development (JRD) Outstanding Paper Award in 2012.” 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 2012. The Awardees and the titles of the papers selected are as follows (in alphabetical order).

Establishment of Self-renewing Porcine Embryonic Stem Cell-like Cells by Signal Inhibition
J. Reprod. Dev. 58 (6): 707–716, 2012
Optimization of Oxygen Concentration for Growing Bovine Oocytes In Vitro: Constant Low and High Oxygen Concentrations Compromise the Yield of Fully Grown Oocytes
J. Reprod. Dev. 58 (2): 204–211, 2012
Hollow Fiber Vitrification: A Novel Method for Vitrifying Multiple Embryos in a Single Device
J. Reprod. Dev. 58 (5): 599–608, 2012