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 2007

Mizutani Foundation for Glycoscience received 106 research grant applications from 27 countries in 2006. After careful evaluation for scientific merit, potentiality and feasibility, the Foundation decided to award the grants of 70 million yen in total to

 1.
Esko, Jeffrey, D.; University of California San Diego, USA; Proteoglycan-driven triglyceride accumulation in diabetes
 2.
Garden, Oliver, A.; Imperial College London, UK; A glycomic analysis of CD4+CD25+ regulatory T cells
 3.
Heldin, Paraskevi.; Uppsala University, Sweden; Importance of hyalulonan and CD44 for tumor progression and angiogenesis
*4.
Ishimizu, Takeshi.; Osaka University, Japan; Functional analysis of vacuolar glycosidase complex in plant cell
 5.
Isogai, Zenzo.; National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology, Japan; Viscoelastic properties of hyalulonan-versican-fibrillin complex in aging
 6.
Li, Yu-Teh.; Tulane University, USA; Expression and characterization of oyster alpha-KDOase
 7.
Lortat-Jacob, Hugues.; Institute de Biologie Structure, CNRS, France; Characterization of the IFNg/HS complex using synthetic glycoconjugates
 8.
Marth, Jamey, D.; University of California San Diego, USA; Determining the biology of core 2 O-glycosylation
 9.
Martinez-Pomares, Luisa.; University of Nottingham, UK; Engagement of the beta-glucan receptor influences mannose receptor biology
10.
Matthijs, Gert.; University of Leuven, Center for Human Genetics, Belgium; Characterization of a novel mutation in the OST-RPN2 subunit in a CDG-Ix patient
*11.
Osinaga, Eduardo.; School of Medicine, Montevideo, Uruguay; Role of ppGalNAc-T13 and its splice variants in cancer cells
12.
Park, Pyong Woo.; Baylor College of Medicine, USA; Glycomics of HSPGs in toxic shock syndromes
13.
Perris, Roberto.; University of Parma, Italy; Structure-functional analysis of platelet interaction with dermatan sulfates
14.
Prinetti, Alessandro.; University of Milano, Italy; Gangliosides as modulators of caveolin-dependent invasiveness in tumor cells
15.
Williams, Ian, H.; University of Bath, UK; The molecular basis of human O-GlcNAcase catalysis, theory and experiment

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


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