Award 2016

The Society for Reproduction and Development (SRD) is pleased to announce the Awardees of “Journal of Reproduction and Development (JRD) Outstanding Paper Award in 2016.” 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 2016. The Awardees and the titles of the papers selected are as follows (in alphabetical order).

Satoshi HARA
Microinjection-based generation of mutant mice with a double mutation and a 0.5 Mb deletion in their genome by the CRISPR/Cas9 system
J. Reprod. Dev. 62 (5): 531–536, 2016
The fertilization ability and developmental competence of bovine oocytes grown in vitro
J. Reprod. Dev. 62 (4): 379–384, 2016
Meiotic cohesin subunits RAD21L and REC8 are positioned at distinct regions between lateral elements and transverse filaments in the synaptonemal complex of mouse spermatocytes
J. Reprod. Dev. 62 (6): 623–630, 2016
Characterization of gene expression in mouse embryos at the 1-cell stage
J. Reprod. Dev. 62 (1): 87–92, 2016