Mizutani Foundation for Glycoscience

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Marunouchi Center Building 9F
1-6-1 Marunouchi,
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100-0005 Japan
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Grantees 2008

Mizutani Foundation for Glycoscience received 99 research grant applications from 20 countries in 2007. 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.

Alaniz, Laura Daniela; Austral Hospital University (HUA), Argentina; Immunomodulatory role of HA during HC progression. Therapeutics implications
Baba, Tadashi; University of Tsukuba, Japan; Physiological role of sperm hyaluronidase in mammalian fertilization
Couchman, John R.; University of Copenhagen, Denmark; Towards visualizing the heparanosome
Desai, Umesh R.; Virginia Commonwealth University, USA; Heprin/heparan sulfate - heparin cofactor II interaction
Graham, Mark E.; GChildren's Medical Research Institute, Australia; O-GlcNAc-phosphorylation of AP180: A new post-translational modification
Guo, Zhongwu; Wayne State University, USA; Synthetic and biological studies of GPI anchors and related structures
Ihara, Yoshito; Wakayama Medical University, Japan; Biological functions of C-mannosylation in cell signaling
Kobayashi, Kazuhiro; Osaka University, Japan; Significance of O-mannosylglycan in neuro-muscular and -psychological disorders
Pavao, Mauro S. G.; Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Anti-selectin activity of invertebrate glycans: effect on cancer and thrombosis
Rose, David R.; Ontario Cancer Institute, Canada; Eukaryotic family 38 glycosyl hydrolases: Structure, mechanism and inhibition
Tammi, Markku I.; Department of Biomedicine/Anatomy, Finland; UDP-GlcNAc regulation of hyaluronan synthesis and Has expression
Trinchera, Marco; Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche Spelimentali e Cliniche, Italy; Transcriptional and epigenetic silencing of β1, 3galactosytransferase 5 in cancer
Walter, Jochen; University Hospital Bonn, Germany; Sphingolipids in the regulation of Alzheimer disease related proteins
Yamagata, Tatsuya; Shenyang Pharmaceutical University, P.R. China; Ganglioside suppression of tumor metastasis
Yother, Janet L.; University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA; Linkage of Streptococcus pneumoniae capsular polysaccharide to the cell surface

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

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