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Research Grants in 2019

Mizutani Foundation for Glycoscience received 112 research grant applications from 29 countries in 2018. 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 2019 fiscal year (In alphabetical order)

 1.
Anderluh, Gregor; National Institute of Chemistry, Slovenia; Glycolipids as receptors for toxins of plant pathogens
 2.
Dahan, Rony; Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel; Effect of IgG Fc glycome on tumor immunity
 3.
Dimitroff, Charles; Brigham and Women' s Hospital, USA; Functional analysis of human endothelial cell galectin-9 on human B cells
 4.
Gupton, Stephanie; University of North Carolina, USA; Netrin-1 Glycosylation Distinguishes Chemotaxis and Haptotaxis
 5.
Hirabayashi, Yoshio; RIKEN, Japan; Novel glycolipids generated by crosstalk between sphingolipid and sterol
 6.
Ishimizu, Takeshi; Ritsumeikan University, Japan; Identification of glycosyltransferases involved in pectin biosynthesis
 7.
Itoh, Kohji; Tokushima University, Japan; Development of neoglycobiologics by utilizing transglycosylation technology
 8.
Kawashima, Hiroto; Chiba University, Japan; Pathological role of HEV-specific sulfated glycans revealed by anti-glycan mAbs
 9.
Kolarich, Daniel; Griffith University, Australia; Identifying the human bisected N-acetylglucosamine modifying glycosyltransferase
 10.
Maor, Bar-Peled; University of Georgia, USA; Generation of new Vaccine for Whooping Cough
 11.
Marth, Jamey; University of California Santa Barbara, USA; Environmental and Pathogenic Triggers of Intestinal Inflammatory Disease
 12.
Menon, Anant; Weill Cornell Medical College, USA; Molecular mechanism of glucosylation of the dolichol-linked N-glycan precursor
 13.
Molinari, Maurizio; Universita della Svizzera italiana, Switzerland; Role of calnexin in delivery of ATZ from the ER to endolysosomes for clearance
 14.
Song, Jeongmin; Cornell University, USA; A toolbox to discriminate functionally important glycan receptors for virulence
 15.
Suzuki, Tadashi; RIKEN, Japan; Clarification of a novel degradation pathway for O-Man glycans in S. cerevisiae
 16.
Van Sinderen, Douwe; University College Cork, Ireland; Fucosylated human milk oligosaccharides and the infant microbiome
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