Mizutani Foundation for Glycoscience

Mailing Address:
Marunouchi Center Building 9F
1-6-1 Marunouchi,
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
100-0005 Japan
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.

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