JCGG Symposia

The Second Symposium of Japanese Consortium for Glycobiology and Glycotechnology

Integration from functional analyses of sugar chains to systems glycobiology
August 25, 2004 Schönbach-Sabo (Tokyo)
9:30-9:35 Opening Address
Yoshitaka Nagai
(President of Japanese Consortium for Glycobiology and Glycotechnology)
9:35-9:50 Guest Lecture
Life science in Japan: Present and future perspective
Tadamitsu Kishimoto
(Council for Science and Technology Policy, Cabinet Office)
9:50-10:30 Invited Lecture
Functional Glycomics: Decoding Information in the Glycome
James C. Paulson
(Director of the Consortium for Functional Glycomics)
10:30-10:40  Break
Chairperson : Haruko Ogawa (Ochanomizu University)
10:40-11:10 ◊ New Project

A New departure of the Research Center for the Next Generation Glycoscience of the Glycoscience Institute, Ochanomizu University
Shunichi Tsuji (Ochanomizu University)

Institute of Glycotechnology, Future Science & Technology Joint Research Center, Tokai University
Kunihiko Suzuki (Tokai University)
Chairperson : Koji Kimata (Aichi Medical University)
11:10-12:10 ◊ MEXT Research Project "Glycomics"

The Overview of the Research Area
Koichi Furukawa (Research Supervisor)

Congenital muscular dystrophies due to glycosylation defects
Tamao Endo (Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Genontology)

Sulfation Mechanism of chondroitin sulfate
Osami Habuchi (Aichi University of Education)

Role of gastric gland mucous cell-type mucin in Helicobacter pylori infection
Jun Nakayama (Sinshu University)
12:10-13:30  Lunch
Chairperson : Toshisuke Kawasaki (Kyoto University)
13:30-14:30 ◊ CREST Project

The Overview of the Research Area
Naoyuki Taniguchi (Research Supervisor)

Molecular pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes via insulin signaling in membrane microdomains
Jinichi Inokuchi (Hokkaido University)

Molecular mechanisms of aberrant expression of sialidase in cancer and diabetes and their regulation for therapeutic
Taeko Miyagi (Miyagi Cancer Center)

Immunosuppressive mechanism of mucins in tumor-bearing state
Hiroshi Nakada (Kyoto Sangyo University)
Chairperson : Yoshihumi Jigami
(Deputy Director, Research Center for Glycoscience, AIST)
14:30-15:40 ◊ Sharing Resources for Glycoscience I

Contribution of consortium to sharing resources for glycoscience
Hisashi Narimatsu (AIST)

A strategy for automated rapid identification of oligosaccharide structures using MSn database
Akihiko Kameyama (AIST)

GGDB: A Database System for Glycogene
Kwon Yeon-Dae (AIST, MKI)

Glycoconjugate Date Bank: Integrated database for glycoconjugates
Ryo Hashimoto (Hokkaido University)

GALAXY: a Web Application that Assists Structural Analyses of N-Glycans
Koichi Kato (AIST )
15:40-16:00  Coffee Break
Chairperson : Hisashi Narimatsu (AIST)
16:00-17:00 ◊ Sharing Resources for Glycoscience II

DNA microarray analysis of genes responsible for the expression of carbohydrate epitopes
Yasunori Kozutsumi (Kyoto University)

Glycoinformatics in Systems Glycobiology
Toshisuke Kawasaki (Kyoto University)

Production of sialylated oligosaccharides by bacterial coupling
Satoshi Koizumi (Kyowa Hakko)

Development of KRN 7000, an activating glycosphigolipid ligand for natural killer T cells
Shinsuke Nishi (Kirin Brewery, Pharmaceutical Company)
Chairperson : Akemi Suzuki (RIKEN)
17:00-17:45 ◊ Integration to Systems Glycobiology

Metabolism requires transport: discovery of ceramide trafficking machinery
Kentaro Hanada (National Institute of Infectious Diseases)

Human diseases Glycomics/Protein Initiative
Naoyuki Taniguchi (Osaka University)

Structural Biology of Protein Glycosylation in Protein 3000 Project
Soichi Wakatsuki (KEK)
17:45-17:50 Concluding Remarks
Kouichi Furukawa (Organaiser)
18:10-20:00 Fellowship Banquet at Matsuya Salon