Akabori Memorial Award 2018 Call for Nominations

January 15, 2018

We will call for Nominations for the Akabori Memorial Award 2018. At the end of April in 2018, the detailed information will be posted on the website of the Japanese Peptide Society. The deadline of the nomination will be in June.

The recipient of the Akabori Memorial Award 2018 is required to give his/her Award Lecture at the 10th International Peptide Symposium, the 55th Japanese Peptide Symposium, which will be held in Kyoto, Japan, from December 3rd to 7th in 2018.

Past Winners

James P. Tam (Nanyang Technological University)
Discovery, design and synthesis of peptide bioactives
Hiroaki Suga (The University of Tokyo)
A RaPID Way to Discover Bioactive Natural Product-like Peptides
Horst Kessler (Technische Universität München, Germany)
Molecular Imaging by Peptides and Peptidomimetics
Stephen B.H. Kent (University of Chicago, U.S.A.)
Mirror Image Proteins: the Natural World Reinvented Using Chemistry
Yoshiaki Kiso (Kyoto Pharmaceutical University)
Defying difficult diseases: Peptide chemistry in medicinal science
Jean Martinez (Université Montpellier I et II, France)
30 years of research with gastrointestinal neuropeptides: From gastrin/cholecystokinin to ghrelin
Geoffrey Tregear (Howard Florey Institute, Melbourne, Australia)
New relaxin peptides: Structure and biological function
Yasutsugu Shimonishi (Osaka University)
Mass spectrometry of peptides and proteins in the post-genome era
Gunther Jung (University of Tuebingen, Germany)
From MHC ligand motifs to T-cell antagonists and synthetic vaccines