Past Grantees

Grantees 2011

Mizutani Foundation for Glycoscience received 139 research grant applications from 23 countries in 2010. 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.

Arenzana, Fernando; Institut Pastuer, France; Characterization of Bone-marrow GAG/CXCL12 chemokine interactions in vivo
Bennet, Andrew; Simon Fraser University, Canada; Transition state analysis of glycosyltransferase enzymes
Bilder, David; University of California - Barkeley, USA; The role of N-linked glycosylation in Drosophila tumor suppression
Boulianne, Gabrielle; The Hospital for Sick Childres, Canada; Deciphering the role of N-glycans in organismal lifespan
Brumer, Harry; Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden; Molecular mechanisms of hemicellulose degradation by a human gut symbiont
Byers, Sharon; Children, Youth and Women's Health Service, Australia; Development of an animal model of MPS IVA
Fry, Stephen; The University of Edinburgh, UK; Trans-α-xylosidase, a novel modifier of biologically active oligosaccharides
Fukase, Koichi; Osaka University, Japan; Functional analysis of N-glycans based on chemical synthesis and bio-imaging
Greimel, Peter; Riken, Japan; The first glycosyltransferase able to furnish α and βglucosides selectively
Jafar-Nejad, Hamed; The University of Texas HSC at Houston, USA; Role of glycosylation in the maintenance of the Drosophila eye
Kinoshita, Tarou; Osaka University, Japan; Biological significance of fine structures of GPI anchor
Kohler, Jennifer; University of Texas, USA; Mechanisms for discriminating between NeuAc and NeuGc incorporation.
Larive, Cynthia; University of California, USA; Advancing heparan sulfate characterization by NMR Spectroscopy
Natsuka, Shunji; Niigata University, Japan; Construction of the glycan atlas as a sketch of cell society
Okajima, Tetsuya; Nagoya University, Japan; Roles of O-GlcNAc on extracellular protein domains
Rabinovich, Gabriel; University of Buenos Aires, Argentina; Cross-talk among galectins, siglecs and C-type lectins in immune cell tolerance

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

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