Announcement of 2018 FENS-JNS Young Researchers Exchange Support Program (YREP) Awardees

The Call for Application of 2018 FENS-JNS Young Researchers Exchange Support Program (YREP), was open from December 20, 2017 to January 19, 2018. A total of 21 outstanding applications were sent in during the call. The selection process was taken in charge by the International Collaboration Affairs Committee of the JNS (A full member list is indicated below).

We here extend our heartfelt congratulations to the following four awardees of the Year 2018:

  • Asako NoguchiLaboratory of Chemical Pharmacology Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo
  • Ryu OhataDepartment of Psychology, Graduate School of Humanity and Sociology and Faculty of Letters, The University of Tokyo
  • Shogo TanabeDepartment of Molecular Neuroscience, World Premier International Immunology Frontier Research Center, Osaka University
  • Tomoyo UjisawaNational Institutes of Natural Sciences Okazaki Institute for
    Integrative Bioscience

As ambassadors of the JNS, the awardees will attend Jump the Forum party at the FENS forum.

The criteria for selection were scientific excellence, as evaluated based on the submitted abstract, essay letter, and the candidates’ CV, and committee members did not participate in the evaluation of a candidate with a conflict of interest.

If you have any opinions or comments on this award, please contact the JNS office (office@jnss.org).

February 2, 2018
The International Collaboration Affairs Committee of the JNS,
ChairHaruhiko Bito
Members   Yukiko Goda
Hiroyuki Kamiguchi
Kinichi Nakashima
Yasushi Okamura
Ken-ichiro Tsutsui
Yumiko Yoshimura