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Diet choice: The two-factor host acceptance system of silkworm larvae 2020:09:17:21:15:05
AbstractMany herbivorous insects are mono- or oligophagous, having evolved to select a limited range of host plants. They specifically identify host-plant leaves using their keen sense of taste. Plant secondary metabolites and sugars are thought to be key chemical cues that enabl...
 
September 17, 2020
Intrinsic Reconstruction of Ice-I Surfaces 2020:09:12:15:44:44
AbstractUnderstanding the precise atomic structure of ice surfaces is critical for revealing the mechanisms of physical and chemical phenomena at the surfaces, such as ice growth, melting, and chemical reactions. Nevertheless, no conclusive structure has been established. In this...
 
September 12, 2020
Visualization of ferroaxial domains in an order-disorder type ferroaxial crystal 2020:09:11:18:00:02
AbstractFerroaxial materials that exhibit spontaneous ordering of a rotational structural distortion with an axial vector symmetry have gained growing interest, motivated by recent extensive studies on ferroic materials. As in conventional ferroics (e.g., ferroelectrics and ferro...
 
September 11, 2020
(Important) Department Guidance Schedules, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, September 2020 2020:09:09:18:00:06
To all students enrolled in September,2020Regarding the Department Guidance in September,the schedule and implementation method have announced as attached. http://www.k.u-tokyo.ac.jp/info/images/uploads/news/_2020Sept.pdf ○ For infection prevention of COVID-19: If Physical con...
 
September 9, 2020
Long read sequencing for non-small cell lung cancer genome 2020:09:06:15:08:16
AbstractHere, we report the application of a long-read sequencer, PromethION, for analyzing human cancer genomes. We first conducted whole-genome sequencing on lung cancer cell lines. We found that it is possible to genotype known cancerous mutations, such as point mutations. We ...
 
September 6, 2020
[Important] Regarding the award of diplomas in each major on September 18, 2020 2020:09:04:16:09:58
The awarding of diplomas in each major on September 18, 2020 is as attached.Please follow the instructions from your major to receive your deploma.【PDF】
 
September 4, 2020
Selenium-Bridged V-Shaped OSCs Exhibiting High Mobility and Unusual Aggregation Behavior 2020:08:20:17:24:15
AbstractToward the development of high-performance organic semiconductors (OSCs), carrier mobility is the most important requirement for next-generation OSC-based electronics. The strategy is that OSCs consisting of a highly extended π-electron core exhibit two-dimensional (2D) a...
 
August 20, 2020
Electroless-plated Gold for High-performance Organic Thin Film Transistors 2020:08:10:9:01:39
AbstractDeposition of metallic electrodes on a semiconductor medium is an indispensable factor in governing carrier injection, and a metal/semiconductor contact that can be formed via solution process is highly desired in printed electronics. However, fine‐patterning the solution...
 
August 10, 2020
Low-voltage and high-mobility organic single-crystal transistors made by polymer-blend printing 2020:08:05:15:33:23
AbstructOrganic field-effect transistors (OFETs) have attracted great attention as key elements in Internet-of-Thing (IoT) devices due to their advantages of low cost and mass producibility made possible by printing technology. Such devices require organic semiconductors (OSCs) t...
 
August 5, 2020
The support fund and allowance for the leave forced to be taken under the COVID-19 outbreak 2020:08:05:14:36:50
To GSFS students,The Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare has established “The support fund and allowance for the leave forced to be taken under the COVID-19 outbreak” as support for those who have been forced to take a leave from their part-time jobs due to the COVID-19 outbr...
 
August 5, 2020
An efficient coral survey method based on a large-scale 3-D structure model and U-Net segmentation 2020:07:31:19:53:52
AbstractOver the last 3 decades, a large portion of coral cover has been lost around the globe. This significant decline necessitates a rapid assessment of coral reef health to enable more effective management. In this paper, we propose an efficient method for coral cover estimat...
 
July 31, 2020
Unimolecularly thick monosheets of vinyl polymers fabricated in metal–organic frameworks 2020:07:17:18:00:56
AbstractPolymers with two-dimensional (2D) network topologies are currently gaining significant attention due to their unique properties that originate from their regulated conformations. However, in contrast to conventional 1D- and 3D-networked macromolecules, the synthesis of s...
 
July 17, 2020
[IMPORTANT] Message from the Executive Vice President in charge of Education and Student Affairs 2020:07:16:14:06:52
Please check the university’s homepage “University Response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019” since a message “On the Resumption ofin-person Classes and Extracurricular Activities” has been posted.https://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/about/COVID-19-message-20200715.html
 
July 16, 2020
Imaging switchable magnetoelectric quadrupole domains via nonreciprocal linear dichroism 2020:07:09:18:00:45
AbstractParity-odd magnetoelectric multipoles such as magnetic quadrupoles and toroidal dipoles contribute to various symmetry-dependent magnetic phenomena and formation of exotic ordered phases. However, the observation of domain structures emerging due to symmetry breaking caus...
 
July 9, 2020
[IMPORTANT] University Response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (messages to international students) 2020:07:09:17:00:37
Please check the university’s webpage “University Response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019” since messages to international students havebeen posted. The University's Message to All International Studentshttps://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/content/400142176.pdf
 
July 9, 2020
MEXT Emergency Student Support Handout 2020:07:08:17:04:28
The University of Tokyo is now accepting second round of applications for the MEXT Emergency Student Support Handout.To apply, go to the following Application Information. <Application Information>http://www.k.u-tokyo.ac.jp/info/images/uploads/news/_Application_Information.pdf ...
 
July 8, 2020
Call for Specially Registered Graduate Students: Learn Systems Thinking and Engineering. 2020:07:01:9:26:57
Lectures on Transformation of industry and society starts A1A2 semester. Optimal Systems Design (47170-76) and International Systems Design Workshop (47000-60) are open for regular students and industry professionals as Specially Registered Graduate Students. The learning objecti...
 
July 1, 2020
Chromosomal alterations among age-related haematopoietic clones in Japan 2020:06:25:9:42:20
AbstractThe extent to which the biology of oncogenesis and ageing are shaped by factors that distinguish human populations is unknown. Haematopoietic clones with acquired mutations become common with advancing age and can lead to blood cancers1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10. Here we describ...
 
June 25, 2020
Motion tracking of 80-nm-size skyrmions upon directional current injections 2020:06:18:16:38:19
AbstractNanometer-scale skyrmions are prospective candidates for information bits in low–power consumption devices owing to their topological nature and controllability with low current density. Studies on skyrmion dynamics in different classes of materials have exploited the top...
 
June 18, 2020
GSFS Student Affairs Team resume operation 2020:06:15:9:52:45
Student Affairs Team has resumed operation from Monday, June 15.office opening hour 9:00am ~ 1:00pm
 
June 15, 2020
Large-scale genome-wide association study across different diseases in a Japanese population 2020:06:09:9:52:06
AbstractThe overwhelming majority of participants in current genetic studies are of European ancestry. To elucidate disease biology in the East Asian population, we conducted a genome-wide association study (GWAS) with 212,453 Japanese individuals across 42 diseases. We detected ...
 
June 9, 2020
【 MEXT Emergency Student Support Handout 】Message from the Executive Vice President 2020:06:05:16:19:00
Message from the Executive Vice President in charge of Student Affairshttps://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/content/400140231.pdf【Start Accepting Application】MEXT Emergency Student Support Handouthttp://www.k.u-tokyo.ac.jp/info/en/entry/31_entry354/University Response to the Coronavirus Dise...
 
June 5, 2020
【Continuing the network environment support】 2020:06:05:10:59:00
To: GSFS students, [Purpose]As part of our effort to urgently make classes online, the Universityof Tokyo has offered mobile WiFi routers to students who do not have anetworking environment with high data capacity.We received applications and sent equipment twice. We continue to ...
 
June 5, 2020
Re-operation of the Automatic Certificate Issuing Machine 2020:06:01:16:08:50
Re-operation of the Automatic Certificate Issuing Machine at Transdisciplinary Building on Kashiwa Campus The automatic certificate issuing machine at Transdisciplinary Building is re-operating from June 1. Operating hours: 9:00-18:00 on weekdays (except year-end and new-year, an...
 
June 1, 2020
【Start Accepting Application】MEXT Emergency Student Support Handout 2020:06:01:11:28:16
The University of Tokyo is now accepting students’ applications for the MEXT Emergency Student Support Handout.To apply, go to the following website and read the application guidelines for eligibility, deadline and other criteria.※ English application Guidelines and Registration ...
 
June 1, 2020
SADA for high-throughput sorting of large-volume biological compartments 2020:05:30:12:40:32
AbstractDroplet microfluidics has become a powerful tool in precision medicine, green biotechnology, and cell therapy for single-cell analysis and selection by virtue of its ability to effectively confine cells. However, there remains a fundamental trade-off between droplet volum...
 
May 30, 2020
Magnetochiral Dichroism in a Collinear Antiferromagnet with No Magnetization 2020:05:28:13:23:29
AbstractWe show the directional dichroism in a collinear antiferromagnet MnTiO3. The dichroism between two distinctive antiferromagnetic states with opposite signs of staggered magnetic moments can be regarded as magnetochiral dichroism in the absence of external fields. Electric...
 
May 28, 2020
Nanometric square skyrmion lattice in a centrosymmetric tetragonal magnet 2020:05:19:13:55:37
AbstractMagnetic skyrmions are topologically stable spin swirls with a particle-like character and are potentially suitable for the design of high-density information bits. Although most known skyrmion systems arise in non-centrosymmetric systems with a Dzyaloshinskii–Moriya inte...
 
May 19, 2020
May 18, 2020
Announcement of Trouble Support Page in Online Course / Web Conference Portal Site 2020:05:18:17:27:42
Please be informed that Trouble Support Page in Online Course / Web Conference Portal Site has been released. Trouble Support page: https://utelecon.github.io/supports/Before making an inquiry by email, please check the FQA, Chat service, and QA forum section on the above page. ...
 
May 18, 2020
Robust, High-Performance n-Type Organic Semiconductors 2020:05:02:9:00:30
AbstractOrganic semiconductors (OSCs) are important active materials for the fabrication of next-generation organic-based electronics. However, the development of n-type OSCs lags behind that of p-type OSCs in terms of charge-carrier mobility and environmental stability. This is ...
 
May 2, 2020
【Important・5/13 Deadline】The network environment support for taking online classes 2020:05:01:16:51:29
To: GSFS students,Support provided: A mobile WiFi router with up to 50GB of high-speedcommunication per month.It will be offered subject to conditions stated in the pages below.Read them throughout before you proceed.Details:https://utelecon.github.io/mobile/mobile2Application:ht...
 
May 1, 2020
Closure of GSFS Student Affairs Team(April 20, 2020) 2020:04:20:12:06:13
In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the office of GSFS Student Affairs Team is currently closed. Also the certificate issuing machine on Kashiwa campus will be suspended until further notice. If GSFS students need certificates during that time, please apply to GSFS Studen...
 
April 20, 2020
【Important・4/21Deadline】The network environment support for taking online classes 2020:04:15:18:10:35
To: GSFS students, Upon attending the online classes started in April, the University ofTokyo has decided to provide mobile WiFi support for students who donot have a network environment.Students wishing to receive this assistance should check the followingnotice and apply direct...
 
April 15, 2020
Prevalence of pathogenic germline variants with early-onset colorectal, breast, and prostate cancer 2020:04:09:14:00:38
AbstractPUPOSEWe investigated the prevalence and spectrum of pathogenic germline variants in patients with early-onset colorectal cancer (CRC), breast cancer (BC), and prostate cancer (PCA) in the Japanese population. We also identified pathogenic variants in other cancer risk ge...
 
April 9, 2020
【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

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