Past Grantees 
- Last updated: Feb 20. 2023 -

Research Grants in 2022

Mizutani Foundation for Glycoscience received 119 research grant applications from 28 countries in 2021. 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 14 projects.

Grant recipients for the 2022 fiscal year
(In alphabetical order)

 1. Aureli,Massimo;
University of Milan,Italy;
Dissecting the molecular mechanism linking GCase-dependent lysosomal impairment with Parkinson’s disease
 2. Corzana,Francisco;
University of La Rioja,Spain;
Carbon Dots-MUC1 conjugates: synthesis and applications of a novel class of fluorescent self-adjuvating cancer vaccines
 3. Halim,Adnan;
University of Copenhagen,Denmark;
Exploring novel O-mannosylation pathways targeting cell-surface receptors
 4. Jafar-Nejad,Hamed;
Baylor College of Medicine,United States;
Role of deglycosylation at the interface of metabolism and innate immunity
 5. Katagiri,Yasuhiro;
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute,United States;
Novel Cleavage-Dependent Interaction of Proteoglycan Receptors with Neuropilin-1
 6. Katoh,Hiroto;
The University of Tokyo,Japan;
Elucidation of the biology of sulfated-GAG using human antibody library
 7. Kitazume,Shinobu;
Fukushima Medical University,Japan;
Regulatory role of HNK-1 capped O-Man glycan for glioma activation
 8. Kizuka,Yasuhiko;
Gifu University,Japan;
Mechanisms for protein-selective action of GnT-V
 9. Koiwa,Hisashi;
Texas A&M University,United States;
Genetic dissection of plant complex N-glycan functions- enigma in plant biology
 10. Minsky,Neri;
Sheba Medical Center,Israel;
Deciphering Liver Glycome Regulation by the PGC-1/FN3K Axis
 11. Okino,Nozomu;
Kyushu University,Japan;
Synthetic machinery of bacterial glycosphingolipids and their applications
 12. Scott,Nichollas E.;
University of Melbourne,Australia;
Understanding the substrate targeting of the pglL oligosaccharyltransferase family
 13. Shaul,Yoav D.;
Hebrew University,Israel;
Decoding heparan sulfate proteoglycans essential role in cancer aggressiveness
 14. Takeuchi,Hideyuki;
University of Shizuoka School of Pharmaceutical Sciences,Japan;
A new tactic to inhibit leukemia cell growth via the function of NOTCH O-glycans
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