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Award winner

Ms. Yuica Koga (Sci. Shiomi-Lab) won the poster award in "Forum for Graduate School Educational Reform" which held on 8 January. Link


Here is the ceremony photo! 賞状授与の様子。古賀結花さん(左)と吉川先生(右)

Orientation for 2022 enrolled

The orientation for students in the 2022 recruitment program will be delivered via video (on demand).
Log in the special page from here:
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Writing Seminar on Doctoral Course Fellowship (DC1/DC2)

JSPS's DC1/DC2 Fellowship is one of the most popular funding sources for PhD students in Japan, but unfortunately, most information is only provided in Japanese.
In this 1-hour English seminar, we will guide you through the basic overview and evaluation system of DC1/DC2, and share the essential storytelling skills for writing an effective proposal. If you are planning to apply this year, make sure to join us!
 Date/Time: Friday, 8 April 2022 16:00-17:00
 Style: Zoom Online
 Eligibility: Graduate Students in Japanese Universities
 Language: English
 Organizer: ASHBi Research Acceleration Unit, WPI-ASHBi, Kyoto University

Notice of Telework at the Secretariat [COVID-19]

In order to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, the WINGS/GPLLI office will be teleworking for the time being, and the office in the School of Medicine Building 1 will be closed.
If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us by e-mail.

Release of the Graphic Design Video

The video of the graphic design course is now available: Link
The Kyoto University OpenCourseWare site is here.

Release of the English Version of the JSPS DC Application Form

An English translation of the application guidelines and application form for JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowships (DC), prepared by Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST), is now available: Link

Notice of the English Coaching Sessions

Individual advising and guidance for oral and poster presentations, interviews, etc. by Prof. Chris Beaumont (via skype/zoom).
Tuesdays or Thursdays are preferable, but other times can be arranged.
If you would like to attend, please let the Secretariat know your name, affiliation, desired date and time, and your Skype address or email address to be used for zoom.


The application for online international conference participation support is now open.
You can earn credits for the laboratory training by taking this support and submitting the assignments. Eligible period: International conferences to be held by January 31, 2022 (Monday)
Application deadline: Any time until December 17, 2021 (Friday)
Click here to submit (Contact: Jarnes)
Please be sure to consult with your academic advisor before submitting your application.

Application guide
Application form


The application for joint research support is now open.
Applications closed on Monday, May 31, 2021. Please be sure to consult with your academic advisor before applying.

If you are unable to obtain a signature and seal by the deadline due to telework, etc., you may substitute an email or other means of stating that you have received approval prior to application, but you will not be able to start until the original signed and sealed document is submitted.

Application guide
Application form


The orientation for students in the 2021 recruitment program will be delivered via video (on demand).
We also held an exchange session with the hiring students.