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Tuesday 12th February 2019

The ISRC concluded: “HFSP grants and fellowships are highly recognized and a real mark of distinction.” “HFSPO is successful in its strategy to enhance and synergize national science funding programs.” “HFSPO is international at every level.” “The current policy of funding curiosity-driven, daring, interdisciplinary and international research, without any priority given to a scientific topic or area, has been particularly successful.“ From the detailed...

 

Friday 18th January 2019

The competition for the 2020 HFSP Program and Young Investigator Grant applications is now open. Proposals must be submitted via the HFSP extranet website which is now operational. For more information please visit http://bit.ly/vWsQ9y.

 

Friday 21st December 2018

Prof. Ito made seminal contributions in the neuroscience field by elucidating the mechanisms of cerebellar motor learning. His efforts in neuroscience led to the founding of the RIKEN Brain Science Institute (BSI) in 1997, of which he was the founding director. He joined HFSPO as a member of the Council of Scientists in 1989, became a member of the HFSPO Board of Trustees in 2000, and was elected President, a position he held until 2009. During his presidency, HFSPO established itself as the organization...

 

Tuesday 18th December 2018

Guidelines for 2020 Young Investigator and Program Grant applications are now available. The website for online applications will be open by mid-January. You must initiate an application (with a 2020 reference number) via the website by March 18th, 2019. The deadline to submit a Letter of Intent is March 28th, 2019.

 

 

 

Monday 17th September 2018

C. David Allis and Michael Grunstein on receiving the 2018 Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award “for discoveries elucidating how gene expression is influenced by chemical modification of histones—the proteins that package DNA within chromosomes.”  David Allis of the Rockefeller University in New York, USA was awarded HFSP Research Grants in 1997 and 2000 for projects titled “Regulation of histone acetylation in Drosophila” and “Coupling signaling to...

 

 

 

Tuesday 3rd April 2018

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