Past Grantees

Grantees 2007

Mizutani Foundation for Glycoscience received 106 research grant applications from 27 countries in 2006. 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.

Esko, Jeffrey, D.; University of California San Diego, USA; Proteoglycan-driven triglyceride accumulation in diabetes
Garden, Oliver, A.; Imperial College London, UK; A glycomic analysis of CD4+CD25+ regulatory T cells
Heldin, Paraskevi.; Uppsala University, Sweden; Importance of hyalulonan and CD44 for tumor progression and angiogenesis
Ishimizu, Takeshi.; Osaka University, Japan; Functional analysis of vacuolar glycosidase complex in plant cell
Isogai, Zenzo.; National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology, Japan; Viscoelastic properties of hyalulonan-versican-fibrillin complex in aging
Li, Yu-Teh.; Tulane University, USA; Expression and characterization of oyster alpha-KDOase
Lortat-Jacob, Hugues.; Institute de Biologie Structure, CNRS, France; Characterization of the IFNg/HS complex using synthetic glycoconjugates
Marth, Jamey, D.; University of California San Diego, USA; Determining the biology of core 2 O-glycosylation
Martinez-Pomares, Luisa.; University of Nottingham, UK; Engagement of the beta-glucan receptor influences mannose receptor biology
Matthijs, Gert.; University of Leuven, Center for Human Genetics, Belgium; Characterization of a novel mutation in the OST-RPN2 subunit in a CDG-Ix patient
Osinaga, Eduardo.; School of Medicine, Montevideo, Uruguay; Role of ppGalNAc-T13 and its splice variants in cancer cells
Park, Pyong Woo.; Baylor College of Medicine, USA; Glycomics of HSPGs in toxic shock syndromes
Perris, Roberto.; University of Parma, Italy; Structure-functional analysis of platelet interaction with dermatan sulfates
Prinetti, Alessandro.; University of Milano, Italy; Gangliosides as modulators of caveolin-dependent invasiveness in tumor cells
Williams, Ian, H.; University of Bath, UK; The molecular basis of human O-GlcNAcase catalysis, theory and experiment

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

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