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
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81-3-3211-0862
e-mail:
info@mizutanifdn.or.jp
Grant Information
Reserch Grant
Grantees 2009

Mizutani Foundation for Glycoscience received 110 research grant applications from 17 countries in 2008. 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 16 projects.

 1.
Berkowitz, David; University of Nebraska, USA; Hexose Phosphate Mimics: New mRNA/Protein dual targeting
 2.
Iozzo, Renato V.; Thomas Jefferson University, USA; Heparan Sulfate Proteoglycan Perlecan and VEGF-Mediated Angiogenesis
 3.
Itano, Naoki; Shinshuu University, Japan; Significance of hyaluronan matrix degeneration in progression of organ fibrosis
 4.
Iwabuchi, Kazuhisa; Juntendo University, Japan; Study of molecular basis for the membrane microdomain-mediated innate immunity
 5.
Kohda, Daisuke; Kyushu University, Japan; Comparative Structural Biology of the Oligosaccharyltransferases
*6.
Koles, Kate; University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA; Functional characterization of Drosophila sialyltransferase
*7.
Levy, Yaakov (Koby); Weizman Institute, Israel; The effect of glycosylation on the biophysical properties of proteins
 8.
Li, Jin-ping; University of Uppsala, Sweden; Elucidating the roles of heparan sulfate and heparanase in amyloidosis
 9.
Matsuo, Ichiro; Gunma University, Japan; Analyses of lectin-chaperone calreticulin by synthetic N-glycan probes
10.
Oka, Shogo; Kyoto University, Japan; Role of the HNK-1 carbohydrate in neural plasticity
11.
Okino, Nozomu; Kyushu University, Japan; Structural biology of glycosphingolipid-degrading enzymes
12.
Shworak, Nicholas W.; Dartmouth Medical School, USA; The role of anticoagulant heparan sulfate in cell signaling
13.
Sperandio, Markus; Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Germany; Sialyltransferase ST3Gal-IV is crucial for eosinophil recruitment in vivo
14.
Takeuchi, Hideyuki; State University of New York, USA; Significance of novel specificity of Rumi in notch signaling
*15.
van Vliet, Sandra J.; VU University, the Netherlands; Variations in T cell glycosylation direct the interaction with dendritic cells
16.
Valvano, Miguel A.; University of Western Ontario, USA; Functional analysis of the bacterial lipid-linked saccharide translocase Wzx

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


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