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8 groups were selected for the FY2021 ASHBi Fusion Research Grant

June 21, 2021

8 groups were selected for the FY2021 ASHBi Fusion Research Grant

ASHBi Fusion Research Grant was established to strength fusion research between mathematics-biology, bioethics-biology and biology-biology. The grant aims to support new collaboration projects among ASHBi groups to elucidate new aspects of human biology.

  Project Title Category Representative
1 Statistical inference of the causality with polarity among brain regions associated with recovery from spinal cord injury Math-Bio Reona Yamaguchi (Assistant Professor)
2 Functional dissection of primate striatal structure using viral vectors guided by genome informatics Bio-Bio Harumi Saito (Assistant Professor)
3 The research use of fresh postmortem tissues: From a regulatory and ethical perspective Ethics-Bio Go Okui (Program Specific Researcher)
4 Spatial transcriptome analysis of human axial development in vitro Bio-Bio Yoshihiro Yamanaka (Program Specific Researcher)
5 Genome-wide dynamics of oscillatory transcriptional regulation during human in vitro somitogenesis Bio-Bio Haruka Higashi (Program Specific Researcher)
6 Reconstruct hematopoiesis using in vivo paired daughter cell assay combined with mathematical integration Math-Bio Tania Afroj (Program Specific Researcher)
7 Reconstruction and analysis of peri & post-implantation non-human primate development Bio-Bio Sofiane Hamidi (Program Specific Researcher)
8 Deciphering regulatory heterogeneity of human hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells Bio-Bio Shruti Bhagat (Program Specific Researcher)