Mizutani Foundation for Glycoscience

Mailing Address:
Marunouchi Center Building 9F
1-6-1 Marunouchi,
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
100-0005 Japan
Phone:
81-3-3211-0861
Fax:
81-3-3211-0862
e-mail:
info@mizutanifdn.or.jp
Grant Information
Reserch Grant

Research Grants in 2016

Mizutani Foundation for Glycoscience received 209 research grant applications from 34 countries in 2015. After careful evaluation for scientific and social merit, potentiality and fasibility, the Foundation decided to award the grants of approximately 77 milion yen in total to the following 20 projects.

Grant recipients for the 2016 fiscal year (in alphabetical order)

 1.
Boon, Geert-Jan; Utrecht University, The Netherlands; Glycan complexity and biological recognition
 2.
Daniotti, Jose; CONICET, Argentina; S-acylation of glycosyltransferases: characterization and functional relevance
 3.
Diskin, Ron; Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel; Deciphering the molecular role of sialylated glycans for the tropism of LASV
 4.
Fujimoto, Yukari; Keio University, Japan; Synthesis and functional analysis of glycoconjugates for NKT cell activation
 5.
Heazlewood, Joshua; The University of Melbourne, Australia; Untangling lumenal UDP-sugar transport in humans
 6.
Ju, Tongzhong; Emory University, USA; The role of Tn and STn antigens in progression and metastasis of colon cancer
 7.
Kamimura, Keisuke; Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science, Japan; Roles of heparan sulfate proteoglycans in Drosophila synaptic plasticity
 8.
Kato, Keiko; Kyoto Sangyo University, Japan; Sialyltransferase and metabolic load-dependent psychiatric disorders
 9.
Kawasaki,Toshisuke; Ritsumeikan University, Japan; Novel marker antibodies recognizing glycan structures on human iPS/ES cells
10.
Kimura, Yoshinobu; Okayama University, Japan; Glycotechnology to regulate plant development through glycogene control
11.
Nguyen, Hien; University of Iowa, USA; Synthesis and evaluation of zwitterionic carbohydrate immunostimulants
12.
Orlean, Peter; University of Illinois, USA; How do chitin synthases start chitin chains and at which end do chains grow?
13.
Parameswaran, Reshmi; Case Western Reserve University, USA; Regulation of natural killer cell function by O-GlcNAc modification
14.
Passi, Alberto; University of Insubria, Italy; O-GlcNAcylation regulates expression of HAS2 and CD44
15.
Pshezhetsky, Alexey; University of Montreal, Canada; Neuraminidases as a trigger of atherosclerosis
16.
Takegawa, Kaoru; Kyushu University, Japan; Enzymatic synthesis of pyruvate-containing glycoproteins using endoglycosidase
17.
Takematsu, Hiromu; Kyoto University, Japan; Molecular mechanisms of cytokinetic inhibition triggered by psychosine
18.
Yamaguchi, Yoshiki; Riken, Japan; Study on structural dynamics and interaction of branched N-glycans
19.
Yamaji, Toshiyuki; National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Japan; Search for new glycosylation-related genes by using a CRISPR library and toxins
20.
Zimmer, Jochen; University of Virginia, USA; Structural and functional biology reveal the mechanism of hyaluronan synthesis

Number of applicants by country (for 2016):


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