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 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.

*1.
Alaniz, Laura Daniela; Austral Hospital University (HUA), Argentina; Immunomodulatory role of HA during HC progression. Therapeutics implications
 2.
Baba, Tadashi; University of Tsukuba, Japan; Physiological role of sperm hyaluronidase in mammalian fertilization
 3.
Couchman, John R.; University of Copenhagen, Denmark; Towards visualizing the heparanosome
 4.
Desai, Umesh R.; Virginia Commonwealth University, USA; Heprin/heparan sulfate - heparin cofactor II interaction
 5.
Graham, Mark E.; GChildren's Medical Research Institute, Australia; O-GlcNAc-phosphorylation of AP180: A new post-translational modification
 6.
Guo, Zhongwu; Wayne State University, USA; Synthetic and biological studies of GPI anchors and related structures
 7.
Ihara, Yoshito; Wakayama Medical University, Japan; Biological functions of C-mannosylation in cell signaling
 8.
Kobayashi, Kazuhiro; Osaka University, Japan; Significance of O-mannosylglycan in neuro-muscular and -psychological disorders
*9.
Pavao, Mauro S. G.; Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Anti-selectin activity of invertebrate glycans: effect on cancer and thrombosis
10.
Rose, David R.; Ontario Cancer Institute, Canada; Eukaryotic family 38 glycosyl hydrolases: Structure, mechanism and inhibition
11.
Tammi, Markku I.; Department of Biomedicine/Anatomy, Finland; UDP-GlcNAc regulation of hyaluronan synthesis and Has expression
12.
Trinchera, Marco; Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche Spelimentali e Cliniche, Italy; Transcriptional and epigenetic silencing of β1, 3galactosytransferase 5 in cancer
13.
Walter, Jochen; University Hospital Bonn, Germany; Sphingolipids in the regulation of Alzheimer disease related proteins
14.
Yamagata, Tatsuya; Shenyang Pharmaceutical University, P.R. China; Ganglioside suppression of tumor metastasis
15.
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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