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Award

SRD Outstanding Research Award

The SRD Outstanding Research Award is given for outstanding basic and applied research in animal reproduction. The SRD Award Committee has selected the following member as the winner in 2023:

Ryosuke SAKUMOTO (Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science, NARO)
Study on the molecular mechanism of luteal and uterine function in cows

SRD Young Investigator Award

The SRD Young Investigator Award is given for outstanding research in animal reproduction which was performed by an exceptionally promising young investigator who has not reached the age of 40 before April 1st of the year when the award is presented. The SRD Award Committee has selected the following member as the winner in 2023:

Masatoshi OGA (Azabu University´╝ë
Study of chromatin structure in mouse zygotes

Kaiyu KUBOTA (Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science, NARO)
Study on the hormonal and molecular network regulating a maternofetal interface establishment

SRD Outstanding Presentation Award

The SRD Outstanding Presentation Award is given for outstanding oral presentations at the annual meeting of SRD. The chair of the 115th annual meeting of SRD selected the following four members as the winners in 2023:

  • Kohei UMEZU (Baylor College of Medicine) for "In vivo dynamic investigation of ovulated oocyte transport"
  • Yasuhisa MUNAKATA (Univ of California, Davis) for "Chromatin regulatory mechanisms underlying the formation and maintenance of ovarian reserve"
  • Shun SAITO (Graduate School of Agriculture, Hokkaido Univ) for "Transcriptional coactivator YAP1 localization and roles in bovine inner cell mass"
  • Yusuke KAWABE (Graduate School of Agriculture, Tohoku Univ) for " Extending of laminin expression during testicular growth of mouse spermatogenic stem cells and its contribution to stem cell maintenance"
  • Mai TAKEHARA (Graduate School of Applied Biological Science, Hiroshima Univ) for "Establishment of a regeneration model for elucidate the mechanism of spermatogenesis in newts"
  • Kenyu IWATSUKI (School of Medicine, Tokyo Med Univ) for "Rat epiblast stem cells produce functional primordial germ cells".