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Merck-Banyu Lectureship

The Merck-Banyu Award is sponsored and administered by Merck Research Laboratories, USA, and the Banyu Life Science Foundation International, Japan. It was established in 2004 with the aim of encouraging young scientists, and is bestowed to a prospective Japanese chemist under the age of 40, who has been involved in outstanding research activities in the field of synthetic organic chemistry. The awardee takes part in a lecture tour of overseas research institutes.

Previous Merck-Banyu Lectureship award recipients include:

  • 2015 Dr. Satoshi Maeda, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University
  • 2014 Dr. Jun Takaya, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology
  • 2013 Dr. Daisuke Uraguchi, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University,
  • 2012 Dr. Mamoru Tobisu, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University
  • 2011 Dr. Ryo Shintani, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
  • 2010 Dr. Shigeki Matsunaga, Professor, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Hokkaido University
  • 2009 Dr. Yoshiaki Nakao, Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University
  • 2008 Dr. Ken Ohmori, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology
  • 2007 Dr. Kenichiro Itami, Professor, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University
  • 2006 Dr. Jun Terao, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University
  • 2005 Dr. Motomu Kanai, Professor, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo
  • 2004 Dr. Masayuki Inoue, Professor, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo

Past Events

Merck-Banyu Lectureship: Professor Professor Tomoki Ogoshi

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 4:30pm

Professor Jun Takaya, Tokyo Institute of Technology

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 4:30pm

Professor Daisuke Uraguchi

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 4:15pm