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 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)

 1.
Abad-Rodriguez, Jose; Foundation of the National Hospital for Paraplegics of Toledo, Spain; Negatively charged axonal glycans in myelination patterning
 2.
Bandini, Giulia;Boston University, USA; Studies on the activity and function of T. gondii and C. parvum SPYs
 3.
De Castro, Cristina; University of Napoli, Italy; Chloroviruses encode a novel glycosylation biosynthetic machinery
 4.
de Haan, Cornelis; Utrecht University, Netherlands; Dissecting the complexity of influenza A virus binding kinetics
 5.
Ebert, Berit; The University of Melbourne, Australia; A pipeline to determine GT functions by probing the sub-Golgi interactome
 6.
Higashiyama, Tetsuya; Nagoya University, Japan; Action mechanism of bio-active sugar chain AMOR
 7.
Kasahara, Kohji; Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science, Japan; Function of platelet sulfatide rafts in blood coagulation system
 8.
Kitagawa, Hiroshi; Kobe Pharmaceutical University, Japan; Regulation of cytokinesis and exosome formation by chondroitin sulfate
 9.
Kobayashi,Toshihide; University of Strasbourg, France; Distribution and function of glycolipids recognized by lipid-binding proteins
10.
Nishijima, Ken-ichi; Nagoya University, Japan; Modification of sialic acids in chickens by gene manipulation
11.
Oohashi, Toshitaka; Okayama University, Japan; Potential impact of perineuronal net on the pathogenesis of Schizophrenia
12.
Perkins, Stephen; University College London, UK; CCP-SAS: solution structure modelling of important glycans and oligosaccharides
13.
Sato, Chihiro; Nagoya University, Japan; Environmental factors-induced alterations of polysialic acid in brain
14.
Smet-Nocca,Caroline; Universite de Lille, France; Structure and function of O-GlcNAc/phosphorylation crosstalk of Tau protein
15.
Turnbull, Jeremy; University of Liverpool, UK; Dissecting mechanisms of regulation of cancer stem cells by heparan sulfate
16.
Vocadlo, David; Simon Fraser University, Canada; In vivo genome wide dynamics of O-GlcNAcylated chromatin-associated proteins
17.
von Gunten, Stephan; University of Bern, Switzerland; The sweet touch of tumors: cancer glycosylation effects on NKIS formation
18.
Woo, Christina; Harvard University, USA; A proximity-directed glycosyltransferase to edit O-GlcNAc on specific signaling proteins
19.
Yu,Biao; Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, China; Decagram-scale synthesis of appetite-suppressant glycosides P57 & gordonoside F
20.
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):


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