Mizutani Foundation for Glycoscience

Mailing Address:
Marunouchi Center Building 9F
1-6-1 Marunouchi,
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
100-0005 Japan
Phone:
81-3-3211-0861
Fax:
81-3-3211-0862
e-mail:
info@mizutanifdn.or.jp
Grant Information
Reserch Grant
Grantees 1993-4

In 1993, Mizutani Foundation for Glycoscience received 326 research grant applications from 31 countries. After a careful evaluation for scientific merit, potentiality, and feasibility, the foundation selected 22 of the applications and awarded them a total of 150,000,000 yen. The grantees for the fiscal years of 1993 & 1994 are (in alphabetical order):

 1.
Bremer, Eric G.; Chicago Inst. for Neurosurgery & Neuroresearch, USA; "Ganglioside GM3 inhibition of the EGF receptor"
 2.
Crocker, Paul R.; University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, UK; "Molecular characterization of sialoadhesins and their carbohydrate ligands" *
 3.
Eichinger, Daniel J.; New York University Medical Ctr., USA; "Structure/function study of trypanosome trans-sialidase"
 4.
Endo, Masahiko; Hirosaki University, Japan; "Glycotechnological studies on the elongation of glycosaminoglycan chains"
 5.
Falck, John Russell; Univ. Texas Southwestern Medical Ctr. at Dallas, USA; "Synthesis of inositol phosphates, glycosides, and phospholipids"
 6.
Freeze, Hudson H.; La Jolla Cancer Research Foundation, USA; "Mapping glycosyl transferases in the functional Golgi"
 7.
Fukuda, Minoru; La Jolla Cancer Research Foundation, USA; "Molecular identification of L-selectin ligands"
 8.
Furukawa, Koichi; Nagasaki University, Japan; "Regulatory mechanism of the GM2/GD2 synthase gene expression"
 9.
Galili, Uri; The Medical College of Pennsylvania, USA; "Reactive sites and regulation of primate alpha 1,3 galactosyltransferase"
10.
Gross, Kenneth C.; USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville, MD, USA; "Biological activity of unconjugated N-glycans in ripening tomato fruit"
11.
Inoue, Yasuo; University of Tokyo, Japan; Commonality and function of N-glycanase-catalyzed de-N-glycosylation of glycoproteins"
12.
Ito, Makoto; Kyushu University, Japan; "Homeostatic regulation of cell-surface glycosphingolipids"
13.
Joziasse, David H.; Vrije Univ., The Netherlands; "Fucosyltransferases: Three-dimensional structure and substrate specificity"
14.
Kelm, Soerge; Christian Albrechts University at Kiel, Germany; "Molecular characterisation of sialoadhesins and their carbohydrate ligands" *
15.
Kornfeld, Stuart A.; Washington University School of Medicine, USA; "Phosphotransferase recognition domain on the lysosomal hydrolase cathepsin H"
16.
Kreibich, Gert; New York University Medical Ctr., USA; "Function and structural organization of the subunits of the oligosaccharyl transferase"
17.
Lindahl, Ulf; Uppsala University, Sweden; "Enzymes with dual catalytic activities in the biosynthesis of heparin/heparan sulfate"
18.
Linhardt, Robert J.; University of Iowa, USA; "Chemo-enzymatic synthesis of heparin and oligosaccharides from chiral synthons"
19.
Marcus, Donald M.; Baylor College of Medicine, USA; "Antibodies against gangliosides in motor neuron diseases"
20.
Nyholm, Per-Georg; University of Gšteborg, Sweden; "Conformation and recognition of carbohydrates at the cell surface"
21.
Olwin, Bradley Bruce; Purdue University, USA; "Role of FGF receptor heparan sulfate binding domain in FGF signaling"
22.
Suzuki, Yasuo; University of Shizuoka, Japan; "Sialyl-sugar chain recognition by influenza viruses during their evolution"

 


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