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 2014

Mizutani Foundation for Glycoscience received 137 research grant applications from 23 countries in 2013. After careful evaluation for scientific and social merit, potentiality and feasibility, the Foundation decided to award the grants of 71 million yen in total to the following Projects.

 1.
Cobb, Brian; Case Western Reserve University, USA; Mechanisms of dynamic IgG sialylation in inflammation
 2.
Durbec, Pascale; Aix Marseille University, France; Unravelling the role of heparan sulfates in myelin regeneration in mouse brain
 3.
Hashimoto, Wataru; Kyoto University, Japan; Studies on novel enzymes for degradation of fragmented glycosaminoglycans
 4.
Hung, Shang-Cheng; Genomics Research Center, Academia Sinica, Taiwan; Synthesis of heparan sulfate saccharides and their interaction with chemokines
 5.
Molinaro, Antonio; University of Naples Federico II, Italy; Molecular basis of interaction of NOD proteins with peptidoglycan disclosed by NMR spectroscopy
 6.
Nakato, Hiroshi; The University of Minnesota, USA; Heparan sulfate proteoglycans in signaling across the blood-brain barrier
 7.
Ohtsubo, Kazuaki; Kumamoto University, Japan; Establishing novel paradigm of glycan-mediated regulation of glucose homeostasis
 8.
Schuldiner, Maya; Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel; Specificity and promiscuity in yeast glycosylation
 9.
Shoulders, Matthew; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA; Protein homeostasis network-mediated remodeling of the N-glycoproteome
10.
Tsuji, Moriya; Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center, USA; Protective role of carbohydrate-specific T cells against streptococcal infection
11.
Vakhrushev, Sergey; University of Copenhagen, Denmark; Developing the next-generation of O-glycoproteomics
12.
Wang, Aimin; Cleveland Clinic, USA; Effects of heparin oligos on hyaluronan synthesis in diabetic nephropathy
13.
Wang, Lianchun; University of Georgia, USA; Functional analysis of heparan sulfate in angiogenesis in vivo
14.
Wang, Yanzhuang; University of Michigan, USA; Golgi cisternal stacking is required for accurate glycosylation
15.
West, Christopher; University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, USA; Role of cytoplasmic glycans in protozoan oxygen sensing
16.
Yamada, Hidetoshi; Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan; Creation of reverse phase cyclodextrins utilizing bridged axial-rich sugars

Number of applicants by country (for 2014):


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