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Research Grants in 2023

Mizutani Foundation for Glycoscience received 86 research grant applications from 17 countries in 2022. 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 15 projects.

Grant recipients for the 2023 fiscal year
(In alphabetical order)

 1. Bredeston, Luis M;
IQUIFIB (CONICET-UBA)/University of Buenos Aires, Argentina;
Role of SLC35A3 Transporter on Congenital Disorders of Glycosylation
 2. Cantero-Recasens ,      Gerard;
Vall d’Hebron Research Institute (VHIR), Spain;
Unravelling ClC-5 role on glycosylation and its link with proximal tubule functioning
 3. de Vries, Robert P;
Utrecht University, Netherlands;
Modified sialic acids and LacNAcs as receptors for influenza viruses on the avian-mammalian interface
 4. Fehl, Charlie;
Wayne State University, United States;
Capturing real-time sugar signaling in cells with light-released O-GlcNAc probes
 5. Fushinobu, Shinya;
The University of Tokyo, Japan;
Structure-function analysis and functional exploration of novel furanosidase families
 6. Iwabuchi , Kazuhisa;
Juntendo University, Japan;
The role of glucosylated phospholipid/GPR55 signaling axis in neutrophil homeostasis
 7. Jacobsen, Eric N;
Harvard University, United States;
Seeking General Solutions to Selective Glycosylation
 8. Kakizaki, Ikuko;
Hirosaki University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan;
Enzymatic remodeling of glycosaminoglycan polysaccharides
 9. Kanagawa, Motoi;
Ehime University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan;
Molecular basis of ribitol phosphate modification and muscular dystrophy therapy
 10. Laguri, cedric;
Institut de Biologie Structurale (IBS),France;
Innovative membrane mimetics systems to study LPS-lectin binding specificity
 11. Nakae, Susumu;
Hiroshima University, Japan;
Analysis of molecular mechanisms of sugar allergen-induced allergic diseases
 12. Shin, Hye-Won;
Kyoto University, Japan;
Roles of glucosylceramide-flippase in glycosphingolipid metabolism
 13. Takasugi, Masaki;
Osaka Metropolitan University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan;
Investigation of the role of hyaluronan and its receptor CD44 in aging
 14. Tani, Motohiro;
Kyushu University, Japan;
Analysis of significance of diversity of glycosphingolipids using yeast
 15. Zhao, Yingtao;
New York Institute of Technology, United States;
Heparan sulfate and its signaling in Kallmann syndrome
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