Mizutani Foundation for Glycoscience

Mailing Address:
Marunouchi Center Building 9F
1-6-1 Marunouchi,
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
100-0005 Japan
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Research Grants in 2018

Mizutani Foundation for Glycoscience received 220 research grant applications from 35 countries in 2017. After careful evaluation for scientific and social merit, potentiality and feasibility, the Foundation decided to award the grants of approximately 76 million yen in total to the following 20 projects.

Grant recipients for the 2018 fiscal year (In alphabetical order)

Abad-Rodriguez, Jose; Foundation of the National Hospital for Paraplegics of Toledo, Spain; Negatively charged axonal glycans in myelination patterning
Bandini, Giulia;Boston University, USA; Studies on the activity and function of T. gondii and C. parvum SPYs
De Castro, Cristina; University of Napoli, Italy; Chloroviruses encode a novel glycosylation biosynthetic machinery
de Haan, Cornelis; Utrecht University, Netherlands; Dissecting the complexity of influenza A virus binding kinetics
Ebert, Berit; The University of Melbourne, Australia; A pipeline to determine GT functions by probing the sub-Golgi interactome
Higashiyama, Tetsuya; Nagoya University, Japan; Action mechanism of bio-active sugar chain AMOR
Kasahara, Kohji; Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science, Japan; Function of platelet sulfatide rafts in blood coagulation system
Kitagawa, Hiroshi; Kobe Pharmaceutical University, Japan; Regulation of cytokinesis and exosome formation by chondroitin sulfate
Kobayashi,Toshihide; University of Strasbourg, France; Distribution and function of glycolipids recognized by lipid-binding proteins
Nishijima, Ken-ichi; Nagoya University, Japan; Modification of sialic acids in chickens by gene manipulation
Oohashi, Toshitaka; Okayama University, Japan; Potential impact of perineuronal net on the pathogenesis of Schizophrenia
Perkins, Stephen; University College London, UK; CCP-SAS: solution structure modelling of important glycans and oligosaccharides
Sato, Chihiro; Nagoya University, Japan; Environmental factors-induced alterations of polysialic acid in brain
Smet-Nocca,Caroline; Universite de Lille, France; Structure and function of O-GlcNAc/phosphorylation crosstalk of Tau protein
Turnbull, Jeremy; University of Liverpool, UK; Dissecting mechanisms of regulation of cancer stem cells by heparan sulfate
Vocadlo, David; Simon Fraser University, Canada; In vivo genome wide dynamics of O-GlcNAcylated chromatin-associated proteins
von Gunten, Stephan; University of Bern, Switzerland; The sweet touch of tumors: cancer glycosylation effects on NKIS formation
Woo, Christina; Harvard University, USA; A proximity-directed glycosyltransferase to edit O-GlcNAc on specific signaling proteins
Yu,Biao; Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, China; Decagram-scale synthesis of appetite-suppressant glycosides P57 & gordonoside F
Zhou, Lan; Case Western Reserve University, USA; Develop O-glycan Modified Notch Decoys to Mobilize Hematopoietic Stem Cells

Number of applicants by country (for 2018):