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【Important】Message from President Gonokami Regarding the University Response to COVID-19 2020:04:06:9:13:53
To All Students of GSFS,On April 1st, a message from the President was posted on the website ofthe University of Tokyo for students regarding the outbreak of the novelcoronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).Please take a look at the message. Re: The Beginning of the Summer Semester |...
 
April 6, 2020
(Important) Department Guidance Schedules, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences,  April 2020 2020:04:02:13:53:50
To all students enrolled in April,2020 Regarding the Department Guidance in April,the schedule and implementation method have changed as attached.Department Guidance Schedules, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences,the University of Tokyo, April 2020※The description about the depa...
 
April 2, 2020
(Important) Department Guidance Schedules, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences,  April 2020 2020:04:01:16:32:12
To all students enrolled in April,2020 Regarding the Department Guidance in April,the schedule and implementation method have changed as attached.Department Guidance Schedules, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences,the University of Tokyo, April 2020※The description about the depa...
 
April 1, 2020
March 30, 2020
(Important) Department Guidance Schedules, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences,  April 2020 2020:03:30:9:29:08
To all students enrolled in April,2020Regarding the Department Guidance in April,the schedule and implementation method have changed as attached.http://www.k.u-tokyo.ac.jp/info/images/uploads/news/20200330_各専攻入学ガイダンス(再修正版).pdf※The description about the department guidance of Com...
 
March 30, 2020
Trans-biobank analysis elucidates the association of polygenic risk scores with human lifespan. 2020:03:24:16:57:48
AbstractWhile polygenic risk scores (PRSs) are poised to be translated into clinical practice through prediction of inborn health risks, a strategy to utilize genetics to prioritize modifiable risk factors driving heath outcome is warranted. To this end, we investigated the assoc...
 
March 24, 2020
[IMPORTANT] Online Classes starting from April 2020 2020:03:24:11:41:33
To GSFS students, In order to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus COVID-19, the University of Tokyo has decided to introduce full-scale online classes in the summer term of 2020. The Graduate School of Frontier Sciences will also start online classes from April 6th, the sta...
 
March 24, 2020
(Important) Department Guidance Schedules, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences 2020:03:18:16:11:34
To all students enrolled in April,2020 Hello, this is GSFS Student Affairs Section, Regarding the Department Guidance in April,the schedule and implementation method have changed as attached.http://www.k.u-tokyo.ac.jp/info/images/uploads/news/2020各専攻入学ガイダンス.pdf ○ For infection ...
 
March 18, 2020
[IMPORTANT] About the Cancellation of the AY 2020 Matriculation Ceremonies 2020:03:18:11:36:44
To incoming students in April 2020,In order to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus infections, we decided to cancel the AY 2020 Matriculation Ceremonies. Messages that were planned to be delivered at the ceremonies will be prepared as video messages to be distributed onli...
 
March 18, 2020
Cryogenic-specific reddish coloration could explain color diversity of outer solar system objects 2020:03:17:9:00:03
AbstructReddish coloration and color diversity among icy bodies in the outer solar system are significant clues for understanding the status and history of the solar system. However, the origin of color distribution remains debatable. Here, we demonstrate reddish coloration that ...
 
March 17, 2020
Damage-free Metal Electrode Transfer to Monolayer Organic Single Crystalline Thin Films 2020:03:16:9:00:26
AbstructSolution-processed organic thin film transistors (OTFTs) are an essential building block for next-generation printed electronic devices. Organic semiconductors (OSCs) that can spontaneously form a molecular assembly play a vital role in the fabrication of OTFTs. OTFT fabr...
 
March 16, 2020
Chemical identification of the foremost tip atom in atomic force microscopy 2020:03:13:9:00:35
AbstructChemical identification of individual surface atoms has been achieved by measuring the chemical bonds between tip and surface atoms using atomic force microscopy. On the other hand, the discrimination of chemical species at the tip apex is still a challenging task, even t...
 
March 13, 2020
[Important] Regarding the award of diplomas in each major on March 23, 2020 2020:03:12:10:19:34
The awarding of diplomas in each major on March 23, 2020 is as attached.Please follow the instructions from your major to receive your deploma.http://www.k.u-tokyo.ac.jp/info/images/uploads/news/202003_専攻別学位記授与について.pdf
 
March 12, 2020
[Important] UTokyo Graduate School Matriculation Ceremony, 2020 2020:03:11:9:25:13
For those enrolled in April, 2020 AY 2020 Matriculation Ceremony for graduate students were scheduled to be held at the Ryogoku-Kokugikan (National Sumo Stadium). However, due to the spread of the novel coronavirus infection, we decided not to use the Ryogoku-Kokugikan as the ven...
 
March 11, 2020
Novel electronic nematicity in heavily hole-doped iron pnictides superconductors 2020:03:10:9:00:14
AbstructElectronic nematicity, a correlated state that spontaneously breaks rotational symmetry, is observed in several layered quantum materials. In contrast to their liquid-crystal counterparts, the nematic director cannot usually point in an arbitrary direction (XY nematics), ...
 
March 10, 2020
[Important] Department Guidance April, 2020 2020:03:09:12:47:30
For those enrolled in April, 2020To prevent the further spread of the novel coronavirus infection,The schedule and content of Department Guidance may change in the future.Information will be provided as soon as it is decided on the homepage of the Graduate School of Frontier Scie...
 
March 9, 2020
March 6, 2020
Attention to students:Notice regarding coronavirus disease (COVID-19) 【update frequently】 2020:03:05:13:36:58
April 6, 2020【Important】Message from President Gonokami Regarding the University Response to COVID-19 April 2, 2020(Important) Department Guidance Schedules, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, April 2020 April 1, 2020(Important) Department Guidance Schedules, Graduate School o...
 
March 5, 2020
About Changes in the Diploma Presentation Ceremony and Commencement Ceremony 2020 2020:03:05:13:05:38
Dear GSFS students, The university headquarters has notified as follows;The diploma presentation ceremony for the university to be held at the Yasuda Auditorium on March 23rd can be attended by only the representatives of each graduate school.Please note that no graduates other ...
 
March 5, 2020
fMRI visualization of learning-related hyper neural activity in Alzheimer’s disease mice 2020:03:04:9:00:41
AbstractAlzheimer’s disease (AD), a neurodegenerative disease, causes behavioural abnormalities such as disinhibition, impulsivity, and hyperphagia. Preclinical studies using AD model mice have investigated these phenotypes by measuring brain activity in awake, behaving mice. In ...
 
March 4, 2020
Thermal structure of the Venusian atmosphere from the sub-cloud region to the mesosphere 2020:02:27:10:45:32
AbstractWe present distributions of the zonal-mean temperature and static stability in the Venusian atmosphere obtained from Venus Express and Akatsuki radio occultation profiles penetrating down to an altitude of 40 km. At latitudes equatorward of 75°, static stability derived f...
 
February 27, 2020
Charge mobility calculation of organic semiconductors without use of experimental singlecrystal data 2020:02:18:9:28:09
AbstractPrediction of material properties of newly designed molecules is a long-term goal in organic electronics. In general, it is a difficult problem, because the material properties are dominated by the unknown packing structure. We present a practical method to obtain charge ...
 
February 18, 2020
Essential role of the Crk family-dosage in DiGeorge-like anomaly and metabolic homeostasis 2020:02:12:12:52:07
AbstractCRK and CRKL (CRK-like) encode adapter proteins with similar biochemical properties. Here, we show that a 50% reduction of the family-combined dosage generates developmental defects, including aspects of DiGeorge/del22q11 syndrome in mice. Like the mouse homologs of two 2...
 
February 12, 2020
High‐Speed Organic Single‐Crystal Transistor Responding to Very High Frequency Band 2020:02:06:9:36:26
AbstractAlthough high carrier mobility organic field‐effect transistors (OFETs) are required for high‐speed device applications, improving the carrier mobility alone does not lead to high‐speed operation. Because the cut‐off frequency is determined predominantly by the total resi...
 
February 6, 2020
Phase separation organizes the site of autophagosome formation 2020:02:06:9:17:08
AbstractMany biomolecules undergo liquid–liquid phase separation to form liquid-like condensates that mediate diverse cellular functions. Autophagy is able to degrade such condensates using autophagosomes—double-membrane structures that are synthesized de novo at the pre-autophag...
 
February 6, 2020
GWAS of 165,084 Japanese individuals identified nine loci associated with dietary habits 2020:02:03:14:35:20
AbstractDietary habits are important factors in our lifestyle, and confer both susceptibility to and protection from a variety of human diseases. We performed genome-wide association studies for 13 dietary habits including consumption of alcohol (ever versus never drinkers and dr...
 
February 3, 2020
Liquidity is a critical determinant for selective autophagy of protein condensates 2020:01:29:12:58:12
SummaryClearance of biomolecular condensates by selective autophagy is thought to play a crucial role in cellular homeostasis. However, the mechanism underlying selective autophagy of condensates and whether liquidity determines a condensate’s susceptibility to degradation by aut...
 
January 29, 2020
Sub-molecular structural relaxation at a physisorbed interface with monolayer organic semiconductors 2020:01:24:8:58:48
AbstractArranging molecules into highly symmetric, topological crystal structures has been recognized as the best approach to functionalize electronic properties in molecular crystals, where the constituent molecules have been assumed to be rigid in shape. Here, in striking contr...
 
January 24, 2020
Controlled transformation of skyrmions and antiskyrmions in a non-centrosymmetric magnet 2020:01:21:15:16:08
AbstractControl of topological spin textures in magnetic systems may enable future spintronic applications. Magnetic field pulses can switch the vortex polarity or the winding number of magnetic bubbles. Thermal energy can reverse the helicity of skyrmions and induce the transfor...
 
January 21, 2020
Reformation of the Electron Internal Transport Barrier with the Appearance of a Magnetic Island 2020:01:09:10:15:34
AbstractWhen realising future fusion reactors, their stationary burning must be maintained and the heat flux to the divertor must be reduced. This essentially requires a stationary internal transport barrier (ITB) plasma with a fast control system. However, the time scale for det...
 
January 9, 2020
High performance, semiconducting membrane composed of ultrathin, single-crystal organic semiconducto 2019:12:17:15:44:52
AbstractThin film transistors (TFTs) are indispensable building blocks in any electronic device and play vital roles in switching, processing, and transmitting electronic information. TFT fabrication processes inherently require the sequential deposition of metal, semiconductor, ...
 
December 17, 2019
Integrated exome and RNA sequencing of dedifferentiated liposarcoma 2019:12:13:11:00:50
AbstractThe genomic characteristics of dedifferentiated liposarcoma (DDLPS) that are associated with clinical features remain to be identified. Here, we conduct integrated whole exome and RNA sequencing analysis in 115 DDLPS tumors and perform comparative genomic analysis of well...
 
December 13, 2019
Detection of Spin Transfer from Metal to Molecule by Magnetoresistance Measurement 2019:12:13:11:00:21
AbstractLocalized electronic spin state in molecules has a relatively long spin lifetime and has thus attracted much attention. In this study, we characterize the magnetoresistance of a system comprising Pt and Fe(II)-phthalocyanine (FePc) molecules. The magnetoresistance measure...
 
December 13, 2019
Double-parabolic-reflectors acoustic waveguides for high-power medical ultrasound 2019:12:09:10:29:16
AbstractHigh intensity focused ultrasound therapeutics are widely used to noninvasively treat various types of primary tumors and metastasis. However, ultrasound penetration depth is shallowed with increasing frequency which limits the therapeutic accuracy for deep tissues. Altho...
 
December 9, 2019
Targeting Excessive EZH1 and EZH2 Activities for the Epigenetic Abnormality of Malignant Lymphomas 2019:11:20:9:41:05
Highlights・Lymphoma transcriptome is under control of global H3K27me3 accumulation・EZH1 and EZH2 are druggable targets in EZH2WT/WT and EZH2WT/Mu malignancies・Inactivation of chromatin-associated genes triggers EZH1/2 perturbation・Targeting epigenome for pre-cancerous states is a...
 
November 20, 2019
Topological charge transport by mobile dielectric-ferroelectric domain walls 2019:11:18:9:30:11
AbstractThe concept of topology has been widely applied in condensed matter physics, leading to the identification of peculiar electronic states on three-dimensional (3D) surfaces or 2D lines separating topologically distinctive regions. In the systems explored so far, the topolo...
 
November 18, 2019
Assistant Prof. Naoki Kenmochi won the Poster Prize at the AAPPS-DPP2019 2019:11:08:18:00:29
Naoki Kenmochi, an assistant professor of the Department of Advanced Energy, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, won the AAPPS-DPP Poster Prize at the 3rd Asia-Pacific Conference on Plasma Physics held in Hefei, China, from November 4th to 8th for his presentation on the "Deep ...
 
November 8, 2019
Scalable Fabrication of Organic Single-Crystalline Wafers for Reproducible TFT Arrays 2019:11:05:9:00:39
AbstractBuilding on significant developments in materials science and printing technologies, organic semiconductors (OSCs) promise an ideal platform for the production of printed electronic circuits. However, whether their unique solution-processing capability can facilitate the ...
 
November 5, 2019
Neonicotinoids disrupt aquatic food webs and decrease fishery yields 2019:11:01:9:13:50
AbstractInvertebrate declines are widespread in terrestrial ecosystems, and pesticide use is often cited as a causal factor. Here, we report that aquatic systems are threatened by the high toxicity and persistence of neonicotinoid insecticides. These effects cascade to higher tro...
 
November 1, 2019
Biexciton in one-dimensional Mott insulators 2019:11:01:9:00:42
AbstractMott insulators sometimes show dramatic changes in their electronic states after photoirradiation, as indicated by photoinduced Mott-insulator-to-metal transition. In the photoexcited states of Mott insulators, electron wave functions are more delocalized than in the grou...
 
November 1, 2019
DEVELOPMENT OF 3rd GENERATION WIRELESS IN-WHEEL MOTOR 2019:10:29:13:26:01
DEVELOPMENT OF 3rd GENERATION WIRELESS IN-WHEEL MOTOR-First in the World, all components from receiving power to driving are set in the wheel-  A press conference about the development of a 3rd generation wireless in-wheel motor was held in the media hall of the University of Tok...
 
October 29, 2019
GWAS of mosaic loss of chromosome Y highlights genetic effects on blood cell differentiation 2019:10:18:9:00:14
AbstractMosaic loss of chromosome Y (mLOY) is frequently observed in the leukocytes of ageing men. However, the genetic architecture and biological mechanisms underlying mLOY are not fully understood. In a cohort of 95,380 Japanese men, we identify 50 independent genetic markers ...
 
October 18, 2019
Characterizing rare and low-frequency height-associated variants in the Japanese population 2019:10:02:14:16:25
AbstractHuman height is a representative phenotype to elucidate genetic architecture. However, the majority of large studies have been performed in European population. To investigate the rare and low-frequency variants associated with height, we construct a reference panel (N = ...
 
October 2, 2019
New susceptibility loci for prostate cancer identified by genome-wide association study 2019:09:30:17:42:00
Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have identified ~170 genetic loci associated with prostate cancer (PCa) risk, but most of them were identified in European populations. We here performed a GWAS and replication study using a large Japanese cohort (9,906 cases and 83,943 male...
 
September 30, 2019
September 30, 2019
Room-Temperature Low-Field Colossal Magnetoresistance in Double-Perovskite Manganite 2019:09:18:16:40:43
S. Yamada, N. Abe, H. Sagayama, K. Ogawa, T. Yamagami, and T. ArimaWe have discovered room-temperature low-field colossal magnetoresistance (CMR) in an A-site ordered NdBaMn2O6 crystal. The resistance changes more than 2 orders of magnitude at a magnetic field lower than 2 T near...
 
September 18, 2019
September 13, 2019
Jessica Borges Posterari (M1) of the GPSS won the Best Presenter award at the SGESG 2019 2019:09:10:19:29:36
Masters student at the Graduate Program for Sustainability Science, Jessica Borges Posterari (M1), won the Best Presenter award at the 2019 3rd Symposium on Green Energy and Smart Grid (SGESG 2019) held in Chongqing, China, from August 21 to 23 for her poster presentation on the ...
 
September 10, 2019
September 9, 2019
Expansion of JST-Mirai program by three organizations jointly 2019:09:05:15:00:26
Japan Science and Technology Agency announces expanded research and development project to support wireless charging systems for electric vehiclesProgram led by Japan Science and Technology Agency will help contribute to the realization of a low-carbon society through a reduct...
 
September 5, 2019

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