Past Grantees 
- Last updated: July 29. 2021 -

Research Grants in 2020

Mizutani Foundation for Glycoscience received 137 research grant applications from 26 countries in 2019. After careful evaluation for scientific and social merit, potentiality and feasibility, the Foundation decided to award the grants of approximately 70 million yen in total to the following 16 projects.

Grant recipients for the 2020 fiscal year
(In alphabetical order)

Abdel-Mohsen, Mohamed; The Wistar Institute, USA; Reversal of HIV Latency by Galectin-9 in vivo
Cao, Hongzhi; Shandong University, China; Chemoenzymatic synthesis and functional study of 0-series gangliosides
Chiricozzi, Elena; University of Milano, Italy; Role of glycan chain of ganglioside GM1 in modulating the neuronal signaling
Forneris, Federico; University of Pavia, Italy; Unraveling the molecular mechanisms of collagen glycosyltransferases
Herzon, Seth; Yale University, USA; New methods for the synthesis of O-glycosides
Irazoqui, Fernando; National University of Cordoba / CONICET, Argentina; Biosynthesis and function of O-GalNAc glycans in the cell nucleus
Itano, Naoki; Kyoto Sangyo University, Japan; Hyaluronan metabolism-dependent stress tolerance in cancer stem cells
Jiménez-Osés, Gonzalo; CIC bio GUNE, Spain; Addressing Enthalpy-Entropy Compensation in Carbohydrates Binding by Computation
Johannes, Ludger; Institut Curie, France; Glycan topology switch to regulate integrin activity
Kameyama, Akihiko; National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan; Rapid construction and application of O-glycan library for progressive glycomics
Murakami, Yoshiko; Osaka University, Japan; A novel structure of GPI anchored proteins and its physiological role
Platt, Frances; University of Oxford, UK; Modifiers of glycosphingolipid biology in health and disease
Rilla, Kirsi; University of Eastern Finland, Finland; Hyaluronan-coated extracellular vesicles - dynamic components of the extracellular matrix
Simizu, Siro; Keio University, Japan; Identification of Novel C-mannosyltransferase in Human Cells
Takamiya, Kogo; University of Miyazaki, Japan; N-glycosylation of AMPA type glutamate receptor regulates memory
Yamaguchi, Yu; Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, USA; The Novel Cell Surface Hyaluronidase TMEM2 in Tumor Cell Invasion
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