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Press Kit for the 2016 (32nd) Japan Prize

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2016 Japan Prize Honors Trailblazers in Material Science and Plant Breeding
Dr. Hideo Hosono challenged conventional wisdom by creating innovative materials;
Dr. Steven D. Tanksley laid the foundation for modern crop breeding

 

Japan Prize 2016 (32nd) Laureates

2016 Japan Prize Honors Trailblazers in Material Science and Plant Breeding
Dr. Hideo Hosono challenged conventional wisdom by creating innovative materials;
Dr. Steven D. Tanksley laid the foundation for modern crop breeding

"Materials and Production" field
Achievement:
Creation of unconventional inorganic materials with novel electronic functions based on nano-structure engineering

PhotoDr. Hideo Hosono (Japan)
Professor, Materials and Structures Laboratory,
Founding director, Materials Research Center for Element Strategy,
Tokyo Institute of Technology

Portrait Photo
Profile Award Citation

"Biological Production and Biological Environment" field
Achievement:
Contribution to modern crop breeding through research on development of molecular genetic analysis

PhotoDr. Steven D. Tanksley (USA)
Professor Emeritus, Cornell University

Portrait Photo
Profile Award Citation

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