COVID-19 Research in Non-Medical Sciences



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COVID-19 Research in Non-Medical Sciences

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Month/YearResearch AreasPress Release
Dec 2020 COVID-19 Research in Non-Medical Sciences Detail

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COVID-19 Research in Non-Medical Sciences

①,⑤,⑨ Period:FY2021
②-④,⑥-⑧ Priod: FY2021-2022  ※Support period has extended from FY2021 to incorporate COVID-19 response

COVID-19 Research in Non-Medical Sciences
TitlePrincipal Investigator in Japan Principal Investigator in the Overseas
① Comparison of sampling methods for airborne SARS-CoV-2 UETAKE Jun, Associate Professor, Hokkaido University (United States) Thomas Hill, Research Scientist, Colorado State University
② Molecular vibrational signatures of SARS-CoV-2 spike protein binding to the ACE2 receptor Izabela Irena Rzeznicka, Professor, Shibaura Institute of Technology (United States) Yin-Ting Yeh, Assistant Research Professor, The Pennsylvania State University
③ Development of the key reaction and the mechanistic studies towards discovery of new anti-COVID-19 drugs NIWAYAMA Satomi, Professor, Muroran Institute of Technology (United States) Kendall Houk, Professor, University of California, Los Angeles
④ The effect of testing strategies and public health measures to avert COVID-19 outbreaks MIZUMOTO Kenji, Project Assistant Professor, Kyoto University (United States) Gerardo Chowell, Professor, Georgia State University
⑤ Elucidation of the molecural characteristics of bats to be the natural hosts of human pathogenic viruses including SARS-CoV-2 SATO Kei, Associate Professor, The University of Tokyo (United Kingdom) Sam Wilson, Principal Investigator, MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research
⑥ Assessing cross-cultural difference and similarities of influences to adolescents in the COVID-19 pandemic: a mixed-method analysis MORISAKI Naho, Chief Researcher, National Center for Child Health and Development (United Kingdom) Polly Waite, Senior Clinical Research Psychologist, University of Oxford
⑦ Tracing and understanding the origin of SARS-CoV-2 in Asian bats Christian Vincenot, Assistant Professor, Kyoto University (France) Alexandre Hassanin, Maître de conferences, Sorbonne University
⑧ How healthcare financing responses to the COVID-19 pandemic vary in different health care financing models - a comparative study of Brazil, Canada, France and Japan HONDA Ayako, Professor, Hitotsubashi Institute for Advanced Study, Hitotsubashi University (France) Valéry Ridde, Research Director, Centre Population et Développement (CEPED), IRD, Université de Paris
⑨ MD and 3D-RISM study of the allosteric effects on the interaction between COVID-19 spike and ACE2 protein YOSHIDA Norio, Associate Professor, Kyushu University (Canada) Sergey Gusarov, Senior Research Officer, National Research Council Canada