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 2006

Mizutani Foundation for Glycoscience received 125 research grant applications from 19 countries in 2005. After careful evaluation for scientific merit, potentiality and feasibility, the Foundation decided to award the grants of 70 million yen in total to the following 15 projects.

 1.
Aebi, Markus.; Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland; Glycophage - a novel tool to study N-linked protein glycosylation in E. coli
 2.
Baasov, Timor.; Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Israel; Rational design on aminoglycosides to treat human genetic diseases
 3.
de Groot, Raoul J.; Utrecht university, The Netherlands; Structure, function and evolution of the hemagglutinin-esterases of corona- and toroviruses
 4.
Furukawa, Kiyoshi.; Nagaoka Univ. of Technology, Japan; Biological role of Na+/K+ -ATPase beta1-subunit with a novel lectin activity
*5.
Horstkorte, Ruediger.; Charite Universitaetsmediz in Berlin, Germany; Neuraminic acids precursors as vehicles to engineer neuronal cell surfaces
 6.
Irvine, Kenneth D.; Waksman Institute, Rutgers University, USA; A core 1 galactosyltransferase required for morphogenesis in Drosophila
 7.
Jablonski, Monica M.; University of Tennessee Health Science Center, USA; The retinal glycan receptor: identification and localization
 8.
Kuberan, Balagurunathan.; University of Utah, USA; Heparanomics approach to decipher heparan sulfate-protein interactions
 9.
Lupashin, Vladimir V.; Univ. of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, USA; Role of COG complex mediated vesicle tethering is localization of golgi enzymes
10.
Masu, Masayuki.; University of Tsukuba, Japan; Functional characterization of new endosulfatases in heparan sulfate remodeling
11.
Mendonca-Previato, Lucia.; Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brajil; Cell recognition mediated by carbohydrates during Trypanosoma cruzi infection
12.
Pejler, Gunnar.; Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden; Biology of serglycin proteoglycan: role in secretory granule biogenesis
*13.
Stewart, Bryan, A.; University of Tronto at Mississauga, Canada; Neuromuscular function of a Drosophila beta1,4-N-acetlygalactosaminyltransferase
14.
van Meer, Gerrit.; Utrecht University, The Netherlands; Novel function of glycosphingolipids in cellular physiology
15.
Weigel, Paul H.; University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, USA; Expression and function of human hare splice variants

[ * ] awardees in the category, "Exploratory Glycoscience"


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