Dr. Hiroshi Nagase awarded the Yamazaki-Teiichi Prize

Dr. Hiroshi Nagase, a principal investigator of WPI-IIIS, University of Tsukuba, was awarded the Yamazaki-Teiichi Prize from the Foundation for Promotion of Material Science and Technology of Japan. The Ceremony was conducted at The Japan Academy in Ueno, Tokyo, on November 21, 2014.

This highly prestigious prize celebrates the most remarkable scientists in the fields of Material Sciences, Semiconductor and Related Devices, Measurement Science and Technology, Bioscience / Biotechnology.

Awarded Field: Bioscience / Biotechnology
Title: Development of opioid receptor type selective ligands and their application to drugs

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venue of the ceremony (The Japan Academy), award lecture by Dr. Nagase, celebratory party, acceptance of award certificate by Dr. Nagase