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July 11, 2011

Hideyuki Arata joins 61st Nobel Laureate Meetings at Lindau

Dr. Shun-ichi Amari

Between June 25th and July 2nd, Dr. Hideyuki Arata, Postdoctoral Researcher at the RIKEN Advanced Science Institute Bioengineering Laboratory, joined the 61st Nobel Laureate Meetings at Lindau as a selected participant, funded by a grant (Travel Grant for Attending Lindau meetings) awarded by the Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS). Dr. Arata received the grant for his research on the "development of biomolecule nano-manipulation technology and study of DNA homologous recombination proteins".

The 61st Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings invited 23 Nobel laureates and around 550 brilliant young scientists selected from all over the world. We offer our sincere congratulations to Dr. Hideyuki Arata on this honor.

References

http://www.lindau-nobel.org/WebHome.AxCMS
http://www.jsps.go.jp/english/e-lindau/index.html

Comment from Dr. Hideyuki Arata

I had great opportunities to talk with Nobel Laureates and had stimulus inspirations from them. The networks among young researchers built during the meeting are our life long profits. I do recommend young researchers to join this meeting.

Brief resume

2002 BS degree in Electric Engineering, the University of Tokyo
2005~2006 Research associate, Curie Institute, Paris, France.
2006~2010 Research fellow of JSPS
2008 PhD in Electric Engineering, the University of Tokyo
2008~2009 Research associate, Curie Institute, Paris, France.
2010 Postdoctoral affiliate, Harvard/MIT-HST, USA
2010~ Postdoctoral researcher, RIKEN Advanced Science Institute