Mexico (SICP)

1. Field of Cooperation

Life Science

In February 2010, JST and CONACYT signed an MOU to implement the "Strategic International Research Cooperative Program" (SICP). Under this MOU, JST and CONACYT have mutually agreed to support research within the field of "Life Sciences."

3. Related Workshops

Related Workshops
Feb 2009 Tokyo Japan-Mexico Workshop on Genomic Medicine
Nov 2009 Mexico City Japan-Mexico Workshop on Pharmacobiology & Nanobiology

4. Calls for Proposals

Calls for Proposals
Month/YearResearch AreasPress Release
Jan 2011 Biomedicine Detail

5. Finished Projects

Life Science

Period:FY2011 - FY2014

Life Science
TitleResearch Leader in Japan Research Leader in Mexico
Deciphering neuronal networks underlying acquisition and storage of memories Dr. Haruhiko Bito, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine Dr. Victor Ramirez-Amaya, Institute of Neurobiology, National Autonomous University of Mexico.
Biomedicine for inwardly rectifying potassium channel Dr. Masayoshi Okada, Department of Physiology, Kansai Medical University Prof. Lourival Domingos Possani Postay, Institute of Biotechnology, National Autonomous University of Mexico

Period:FY2011 - FY2012

Life Science
TitleResearch Leader in Japan Research Leader in Mexico
Study on regulatory mechanisms and therapeutic applications of free fatty acid receptors Prof. Gozoh Tsujimoto, Kyoto University Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences Prof. J. Adolfo Garcia-Sainz, Institute of Cellular Physiology, National Autonomous University of Mexico