Mizutani Foundation for Glycoscience

Mailing Address:
Marunouchi Center Building 9F
1-6-1 Marunouchi,
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
100-0005 Japan
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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.

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