Dr. Shingo Kato has won the Research Encouragement Award in the 20th Annual Meeting of Extremophiles

On November 16th 2019, Dr. Shingo Kato, R & D Scientist of the Microbe Division/Japan Collection of Microorganisms (JCM), has won the Research Encouragement Award in the 20th Annual Meeting of Extremophiles for his presentation " Iron-based microbial ecosystem of extreme environments ". He was selected by the jury as the only one laureate of the year 2019 that opened up new scientific field and frontier technology in the field of extremophiles.

Dr. Tairo Oshima (Kyowa-kako Co. Ltd., Japan) (right), President of the Japanese Society for Extremophiles, honored Dr. Shingo Kato (left) with the Research Encouragement Award.

Dr. Tairo Oshima (Kyowa-kako Co. Ltd., Japan) (right), President of the Japanese Society for Extremophiles, honored Dr. Shingo Kato (left) with the Research Encouragement Award.