Past Grantees

Grantees 2010

Mizutani Foundation for Glycoscience received 86 research grant applications from 16 countries in 2009. After careful evaluation for scientific merit, potentiality and feasibility, the Foundation decided to award the grants of 66 million yen in total to the following 15 projects.

Aoki, Kazuhiro; University of Georgia, USA; Defining the interface between innate immunity and glycan expression
Berti, Paul; McMaster University, Canada; Transition state analyses of maltase-glucoamylase and sucrase/isomaltase
Chien, Chi-Bin; University of Utah, USA; Specific roles of glypicans and syndecans in retinal axon guidance in vivo
Dahms, Nancy; Medical College of Wisconsin, USA; Structural analyses of MRH domain-containing lectins
Hascall, Vincent; The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, USA; Heparin modulates hyaluronan synthesis in diabetic nephropathy.
Kozutsumi, Yasunori; Kyoto University, Japan; Biological function of dynamic change in sugar chains of germinal center B cells
Mort, John; McGill University, Canada; Hyaluronan synthases - journey from the RER to the plasma membrane
Schulz, Benjamin; The University of Queensland, Australia; Mechanisms of glycosylation site selection by yeast oligosaccharyltransferase
Schwarting, Gerald; University of Masachusetts Medical School. USA; Structure/function studies of N-linked glycans of olfactory AC3 and CNGA2
Schwartz, Nancy; The University of Chicago, USA; Role of chondroitin sulfate proteoglycans in hedgehog signaling
Suzuki, Takashi; University of Shizuoka, Japan; Role of sulfatide in replication of influenza A virus
Tanaka, Hiroshi; Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan; Synthesis of di/oligosialic acid derivatives and their biological evaluation
Tashiro, Takuya; RIKEN, Japan; Immune regulation with the artificial super-sphingolipid
Wu, Peng; Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, USA; Chemoenzymatic synthesis of fucosylated glycans and their derivatives
Yamada, Shuhei; Hokkaido University, Japan; Studies on novel mammalian endo-type chondroitin sulfate hydrolases

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

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