Switzerland (SICP)

1. Field of Cooperation

"Life Science"

In research cooperation with Switzerland, research exchange projects are promoted in the area of 'Medical Research' such as;
2.Proteomics and Development of Biomarkers
4.Whole Genome Association Study (WGAS)
5.Translational Research (TR)

3. Related Workshops

Related Workshops
Oct 2013 Tsukuba JST-NIMS-ETHZ: Swiss-Japanese Workshop "Nanoscience"
Sep 2009 Tokyo 2nd Japan-Switzerland Workshop on "Molecular Medical research"
Sep 2008 Zurich 1st Japan-Switzerland Workshop on "Medical Research"

4. Calls for Proposals

Calls for Proposals
Month/YearResearch AreasPress Release
Jan 2012 Medicine for an Aging Society Detail
May 2011 Molecular Medical Research Detail
Sep 2009 Medical Research Detail
Sep 2008 Medical Research Detail

5. Finished Projects

Life Science

Period:FY2013 - FY2016
※The 3 projects were transferred to AMED from 2015.

Life Science
TitleResearch Leader in Japan Research Leader in Switzerland
Cortically-triggered robotic hand orthosis for home-based therapy and assistance in activities of daily living Arata Jumpei, Associate Professor, Center for Advanced Medical Innovation, Kyushu University Gassert Roger, Professor, Health Sciences and Technology, ETH Zurich
Development of A Comprehensive System for Assessment of Sarcopenia, Osteoporosis and Joint Dysfunction Takao Masaki, Associate Professor, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine Zheng Guoyan, Group Head, Institute for Surgical Technology & Biomechanics, University of Bern
Preemptive cancer treatments based on detection and elimination of precancerous cells using cell competition and supercompetition markers Fujita Yasuyuki, Professor, Institute for Genetic Medicine, Hokkaido University Moreno Eduardo, Professor, Institute of Cell Biology, University of Berne

Period:FY2011 - FY2014

Life Science
TitleResearch Leader in Japan Research Leader in Switzerland
Molecular Mechanism Controlling Migration and Activation of Lymphocytes in Peripheral Lymphoid Tissues Yoshinori Fukui, Professor, Medical Institute of Bioregulation, Kyushu University Jens Stein, Lecturer, Theodor Kocher Institute (TKI), University of Bern
Next-Generation Targeted Cytotoxics: Chemical Proteomics Discovery of Internalizing Antigens for the Development of Antibody-Drug Conjugates Yohei Mukai, Assistant Prof. Pharmaceutical Sciences, Osaka University Dario Neri, Professor, Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences, ETH Zurich
Pathogenic role of O-glycosylated IgA and the plasma-cell survival factor APRIL in IgA nephropathy Tomino Yasuhiko, Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Nephrology, Juntendo University Huard Bertrand, MER, Centre Medical Universitaire, Department of Pathology and Immunology

Period:FY2010 - FY2012

Life Science
TitleResearch Leader in Japan Research Leader in Switzerland
Dissecting Polycomb function in the acquisition of toti-/pluripotency during pre-implantation embryonic development and induced reprogramming of somatic cells Haruhiko Koseki, Group Director, Center for Allergy and Immunology, RIKEN Antoine H.F.M., Peters, Group Leader, Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research
The Circadian Clock and Mood Disorders - From Animal Models to Human Disease Toru Takumi, Professor, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Hiroshima University Albrecht Urs, Associate Professor, University of Fribourg
Proteomic analysis of DNA repair pathways in the chicken DT40 B lymphocyte line Shunichi Takeda, Professor, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Kyoto University Jiricny Josef, Professor, University of Zurich
FUNCTIONAL STUDY OF EFFECTOR MOLECULES IN APICOMPLEXAN PARASITES Yamamoto, Masahiro, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University Soldati-Favre, Dominique, Associate Professor, Microbiology and Molecular Medicine, University of Geneva

Period:FY2009 - FY2011

Life Science
TitleResearch Leader in Japan Research Leader in Switzerland
Exploring Corneal Stem Cell Fate for Corneal Regenerative Therapy Shigeru Kinoshita, Professor
Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Ophthalmology
Yann Barandon, Professor
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, Laboratory of Stem Cell Dynamics
Development of single particle reconstruction image analysis aiming at determination of the membrane protein structures Chikara Sato, Group Leaderr
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
Andreas Engel, Professor
University of Basel M.E. Mueller Institute
Thymic medulla induction by mature T cells and their re-education by promiscuous gene expression: A novel strategy to treat autoimmunity Yousuke Takahama, Director
Tokushima University, Institute for Genome Research
Georg Andreas Peter Hollaender, Professor
Basel University Children's Hospital, and Department of Biomedicine, University of Basel
Structural analysis of cilia from genetically engineered Tetrahymena using electron cryo-microscopy Yoko Toyoshima, Professor
University of Tokyo Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Takashi Ishikawa, Group Leader
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology of Zurich, Department of Biology