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The Fifth Fujio Cup Quiz on Stem cells & Regenerative Medicine, held on the 9th of October 2010 as one of the commemorative events of the Fourth of NCRM was big success. Totally 64 teams had got registered and 53 attended the prelim rounds held between 9:00 and 10:00 Hrs.

Almost one third participation from medical, Biotech and Life-sciences institutes.

Six top-scoring teams in the prelims were chosen for the final rounds. The final rounds (13:45~15:45 Hrs)had seven rounds; 4 regular rounds,1 bla bla round and 2 visual rounds.


The winners of the Christian Medical College, Vellore team receiving the Fujio Cup and cash prize along with the certificates from the Consul General of Japan Mr. Kazuo Minagawa.
Prof. Yoshikazu Kurosawa, Director-ICMS, Fujita Health University, Japan (first from the left) , Dr. Satoshi Kuroda, Neuro Surgeon,Hokkaido University, Japan (third from the right) and Consul General of Japan Mr. Kazuo Minagawa (second from the left)

The runners Ms. Hima Shah and Ms. Kavina Ganapathy
from Manipal Institute of Regenerative Medicine, Bangalore, receiving the certificates.

What were the subjects covered?

Basics and essentials of (i) History and development of stem cells / Regenerative Medicine, (ii) Cell biology, (iii) Molecular Biology, (iv) Stem cells preclinical and clinical applications / Cell therapeutics, (v) Immunology, (vi) Cancer biology, (vii) Developmental biology, (viii) Ethics, (ix) Nanotechnology, (x) Genetics & (xi) Space Age Cell Culture*.

(*New topic added this year)

Dr. Satoshi Kuroda, Hokkaido University Hospital, Japan during the inauguration of the quiz. Dr. Samuel Abraham, Director, Nichi-In Centre for Regenerative Medicine, Chennai, Prof. Yoshikazu Kurosawa, Director-ICMS, Fujita Health University, Japan andDr. Lingam Gopal, Director-Research, VRF, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai are seen in the picture

Dr John Sudhakar, the quiz master

NCRM thanks all the participants, their faculty, head of the institutions and peer group, accompanying persons for making this event a grand success.

We thank all those who had given their feedback and we shall implement several of your suggestions in the next years quiz.

Our special thanks are due to the Quiz master, Dr John Sudhakar, for conducting the quiz, Dr. Satoshi Kuroda, Hokkaido University Hospital, Japan for inaugurating it, Prof. Yoshikazu Kurosawa for releasing the Cell-e-bration and Dr. Lingam Gopal for offering felicitations during the inauguration.


*"Nichi" stands for Japan and "In" stands for India. This institute started on an Indo-Japan collaboration now has spreaded further with global alliances
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