Past Winners

2021
Hisakazu Mihara (Tokyo Tech)
Construction of functional peptides based on de novo design approaches
2019
Motoyoshi Nomizu (Tokyo Univ. of Pharm. and Life Sci.)
Cell adhesion research based on peptide science
2017
Kenichi Akaji (Kyoto Pharm. Univ.)
Development of functional molecules based on peptide chemistry
2015
Naoto Minamino (Nat. Cerebral and Cardiovasc. Center)
Discovery of biologically active peptides through the development of new technologies
2013
Nobutaka Fujii (Kyoto Univ.)
Peptide-based drug discovery
2011
Yasuyuki Shimohigashi (Kyushu Univ.)
Peptide ligand probes for exploration into the receptor molecular mechanisms
2009
Tateaki Wakamiya ()
Organic chemistry and chemical biology of amino acids and peptides with unique structure
2007
Saburo Aimoto (Osaka Univ.)
Development of a chemical protein-synthesis method
2005
Masahiko Sisido (Okayama Univ.)
Synthetic expansion of the central dogma-Synthesis of peptides and proteins containing nonnatural amino acids
2003
Yoshiaki Kiso (Kyoto Pharm. Univ.)
Medicinal science studies based on synthetic peptide chemistry
2001
Masahiko Fujino (Takeda Pharmaceuticals)
From peptide synthesis to genomic drug discovery
1999
Takayuki Shioiri (Nagoya City Univ.)
Efficient syntheses of biologically active peptides of aquatic origin involving unusual amino acids
1997
Yasutsugu Shimonishi (Osaka Univ.)
Mass spectrometry of peptides and proteins