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 2001

In 2000, Mizutani Foundation for Glycoscience received 110 research grant applications from 21 countries. After careful evaluation for scientific merit, potentiality and feasibility, the foundation approved 14 projects and awards a total of 70,000,000 yen to them. The grantees for the 2001 fiscal year are (in alphabetical order):

 1.
Bendiak, Brad K.; University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, USA; "New NMR/derivatization methods tailored to oligosaccharide structure elucidation"
 2.
Carlson, Steven S.; University of Washington, USA; "The keratan sulfate proteoglycan, SV2, as a presynaptic receptor"
 3.
De Libero, Gennaro; Univerisity Hospital, Switzerland; "T cell recognition of CD1-glycolipid complexes: molecular requirements for their immunogenicity"
 4.
Endo, Tamao; Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Japan; "Physiological and pathological changes of brain glycoproteins during aging"
 5.
Fan, Jian-Qiang; Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA; "Pathophysiological dysfunction of misfolded alpha-galactosidase A in Fabry disease"
 6.
Fosang, Amanda J.; Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Australia; "Regulation of metalloproteinase activity by aggrecan keratan sulphate chains"
 7.
Hagen, Fred K.; University of Rochester, USA; "A comprehensive functional genomics screen of glycosyltransferases in C. elegans"
 8.
Ito, Yukishige; The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research, Japan; "Chemical synthesis of glycoprotein glycans as molecular probes for functional analysis"
 9.
Maccioni, Hugo J.F.; Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Argentina; "Golgi complex ganglioside glycosyltransferases: organization and determinants for retention"
10.
Mayor, Satyajit; National Centre for Biological Sciences, India; "The structural basis for the sorting and raft-association of GPI-anchored proteins"
11.
Moore, Stuart E. H.; Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale, France; "Tools to study the fate and function of free oligosaccharides in mammalian cells"
12.
Stanley, Pamela M.; Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA; "Mechanism of fringe modulation of notch signaling"
13.
Tanzer, Marvin L.; University of Connecticut Health Center, USA; "Cell surface calreticulin: A lectin with a role in regulating cell shape"
14.
Van Kuppevelt, Toin H.; University of Nijmegen, Netherlands; "Heparan sulfate sequences identified using phage display-derived antibodies"

 


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