Category: UTRIP

My UTRIP 2018 Experience in a Nutshell

Riya Shah Thanks to the generosity of Friends of UTokyo, Inc, I was able to participate in a six-week internship at the University of Tokyo over this summer. As an intern at the University, I was fortunate enough to be placed in Professor Suto’s group. As an Astrophysics major at the University of California, Berkeley,…
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Microscopic Musings and Mouthwatering Matcha: Six Weeks at the University of Tokyo

Jasper Miura My last class of the day had just ended when I read the email accepting me to the University of Tokyo Research Internship Program (UTRIP)—quite an unexpected surprise! Thanks to the generous support of the FUTI Scholarship, I was selected to participate in this six-week program at the University of Tokyo, working in…
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Research on Non-standard peptide synthesis and selection in Tokyo

Shaopeiwen Luo First, I want to thank to the UTRIP committee, for choosing me as a participant to the summer research at University of Tokyo, and Ito Foundation U.S.A. and Friends of UTokyo, Inc., for selecting me as a FUTI scholar and providing me with financial support. During my summer internship, I studied at professor…
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UTRIP 2017 : Six weeks in Tokyo

by Camille Biscarrat — This summer, I had the opportunity to participate in the University of Tokyo Research Internship Program (UTRIP) thanks to the financial support from Friends of UTokyo, Inc. I was a research intern in Professor Goda’s Molecular Imaging and Spectroscopy lab. At my home institution, University of California, Berkeley, I work in…
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UTRIP: A Summer in Eight Episodes

by Zane Rossi — The big problem is of course that I cannot, in the space I have here, get across what the University of Tokyo Research Internship Program (UTRIP) really was—that is, I can’t give every little fact or experience of the thing, and I definitely cannot do this as well as the heavy…
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UTRIP in the Ozawa Lab

by Kotaro Tsutsumi — With the generous support of Friends of of UTokyo, Inc., I spent this Summer participating in the University of Tokyo Research Internship Program. As a biochemistry major, I have been primarily utilizing molecular biological lab techniques at Northwestern, my home institution, in investigating protein characterization in Parkinson’s disease cell models. This…
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My Return to Japan and the University of Tokyo

By Rocco Vitalone — In the summer of 2015, I had the amazing opportunity to travel to Japan for 13 weeks to both immerse myself in Japanese culture and conduct fundamental physics research in the Shimano Laboratory at the University of Tokyo. While there, I really learned a lot about Japanese culture and traveled all…
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2016 UTRIP Internship with Prof. Mitsuhiko Shionoya

By David Burke — This summer, I was very fortunate to have the opportunity to participate in a UTRIP internship at the University of Tokyo, thanks to the generous support of the Friends of UTokyo, Inc. I spent six weeks working in the bioinorganic chemistry laboratory of Professor Mitsuhiko Shionoya, where my research was focused…
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UTRIP 2016: Molecular Alignment and Orientation in Tokyo

By Niccolò Bigagli — Two have been the major goals I have pursued in my life so far: increase my knowledge and involvement in the fields of physics and physical research, and broaden my outlook on the world by getting to know different cultures and experiencing life in different parts of the world. My participation…
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My First Summer in Japan

by Kenneth Wu — This summer, I was fortunate enough to be chosen as one of the participants for the University of Tokyo Research Internship Program (UTRIP). Saying that I was overjoyed when I received my acceptance notice would be an understatement describing how I felt. The internship would not only provide me with valuable…
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