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- Last updated:Feb 21. 2020 -

Research Grants in 2020

Mizutani Foundation for Glycoscience received 137 research grant applications from 26 countries in 2019. 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 2020 fiscal year
(In alphabetical order)

 1.
Abdel-Mohsen, Mohamed; The Wistar Institute, USA; Reversal of HIV Latency by Galectin-9 in vivo
 2.
Cao, Hongzhi; Shandong University, China; Chemoenzymatic synthesis and functional study of 0-series gangliosides
 3.
Chiricozzi, Elena; University of Milano, Italy; Role of glycan chain of ganglioside GM1 in modulating the neuronal signaling
 4.
Forneris, Federico; University of Pavia, Italy; Unraveling the molecular mechanisms of collagen glycosyltransferases
 5.
Herzon, Seth; Yale University, USA; New methods for the synthesis of O-glycosides
 6.
Irazoqui, Fernando; National University of Cordoba / CONICET, Argentina; Biosynthesis and function of O-GalNAc glycans in the cell nucleus
 7.
Itano, Naoki; Kyoto Sangyo University, Japan; Hyaluronan metabolism-dependent stress tolerance in cancer stem cells
 8.
Jiménez-Osés, Gonzalo; CIC bio GUNE, Spain; Addressing Enthalpy-Entropy Compensation in Carbohydrates Binding by Computation
 9.
Johannes, Ludger; Institut Curie, France; Glycan topology switch to regulate integrin activity
 10.
Kameyama, Akihiko; National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan; Rapid construction and application of O-glycan library for progressive glycomics
 11.
Murakami, Yoshiko; Osaka University, Japan; A novel structure of GPI anchored proteins and its physiological role
 12.
Platt, Frances; University of Oxford, UK; Modifiers of glycosphingolipid biology in health and disease
 13.
Rilla, Kirsi; University of Eastern Finland, Finland; Hyaluronan-coated extracellular vesicles - dynamic components of the extracellular matrix
 14.
Simizu, Siro; Keio University, Japan; Identification of Novel C-mannosyltransferase in Human Cells
 15.
Takamiya, Kogo; University of Miyazaki, Japan; N-glycosylation of AMPA type glutamate receptor regulates memory
 16.
Yamaguchi, Yu; Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, USA; The Novel Cell Surface Hyaluronidase TMEM2 in Tumor Cell Invasion
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