Mizutani Foundation for Glycoscience

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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 2012

Mizutani Foundation for Glycoscience received 150 research grant applications from 27 countries in 2011. 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 Projects.

 1.
Baum, Linda; University of California Los Angeles, USA; Galectin-1 regulates migration of dendritic cells across lymphatic endothelium
 2.
Berisio, Rita; IBB, CNR, Italy; Molecular mechanisms of defense response induced by chitin oligosaccharides
*3.
Empadinhas, Nuno; University of Coimbra, Portugal; Unravelling the early steps in the biosynthesis of the mycobacterial MGLP
 4.
Enghild, Jan; Aarhus University, Denmark; Characterization of the HC2/TSG-6-mediated transfer of HCs between GAGs
 5.
Grobe, Kay; University of Muenster, Germany; Characterization of heparan sulfate/hedgehog interactions in vitro and in vivo
 6.
Gu, Jianguo; Tohoku Pharmaceutical University, Japan; Role of N-glycosylation in integrin-mediated signaling
 7.
Hosokawa, Nobuko; Kyoto University, Japan; Functional Analysis of N-glycans on the quality control of proteins
 8.
Lin, Xinhua; Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, USA ; Roles of perlecan in intestinal stem cell development in Drosophila
 9.
Liu, Yong-yu; University of Louisiana at Monroe, USA; Globo-series glycosphingolipids and the stemness of cancer stem cells
10.
Maccarana, Marco; Lund University, Sweden; Functions of dermatan sulfate investigated in mice with targeted DS-epimerases
11.
Nomura, Kazuya; Kyushu University, Japan; Study on the roles of glyogenes involved in cell division of C. elegans
12.
Ramakrishnan, Parameswaran; California Institute of Technology, USA; Regulation of NF-κB by O-GlcNAc glycosylation and its role in diabetogenesis
13.
Suzuki, Tadashi; RIKEN, Japan; Studies on novel metabolic pathways for cytosolic “complex-type” free glycans
14.
Tsuboi, Shigeru; Oyokyo Kidney Research Institute, Japan; A mechanism for evasion of CTL immunity by tumors expressing core2 O-glycans
15.
Wakamiya, Nobutaka; Asahikawa Medical Universtiy, Japan; Study of biological functions in novel collectin family
16.
Williams, Spencer; University of Melbourne, Australia; Structural insight into inhibition of N-glycan processing endomannosidase

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


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