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JCGG Symposia

The 5th Symposium of Japanese Consortium for Glycobiology and Glycotechnology

Development of medical glyco-biomarkers
and resolution of sugar chain functions
November 26 - 27, 2007 Tokyo Conference Center (Shinagawa)
program November 26 (Monday), 2007
9:30-9:35 Opening Address
Yoshitaka Nagai (President, JCGG)
9:35-10:00 Invited Lecture (NEDO)
Yoshinori Furukawa
10:00-10:15 Greetings from Organizer
Hisashi Narimatsu (Organizer, AIST)
Chairperson :
Jun Hirabayashi (AIST)
Tatsuro Irimura (Universiy of Tokyo)
10:15-12:10 ◊ Development and clinical application of sugar chain structure analysis technology - (1)

Lectin resource development toward glycan profiling and bio-marker investigation
Jun Hirabayashi (AIST)

A differential glycan profiling system by means of lectin mecroarray for glyco-biomarker discovery
Atsushi Kuno (AIST)
   Coffee Break
  A fucose-specific lectin from Aspergillus oryzae (AOL): a novel probe for detecting core fucose
Kengo Matsumura (Gekkeikan Sake Co. Ltd.)

A challenge to glyco-biomarker discovery using mass spectrometry
Akihiko Kameyama (AIST)

Large-scale quantitative analysis of glycoproteins for biomarker discovery
Hiroyuki Kaji (AIST)
12:10-13:10 JCGG Lunchon Seminer 1 (Moritex)
Human stem cell glycome profiling using lectin mecroarray
Akihiro Umezawa (National Center for Child Health and Development)
13:10-13:20   Break
Chairperson :
Naoyuki Taniguchi (Osaka University)
Hisashi Narimatsu (AIST)
13:20-15:25 ◊ Invited lecture: Steps toward international collaboration - Glycoscience research in Asia

Glycoscience in Japan: Steps toward International Collaboration
Naoyuki Taniguchi (Japan)

Glycoscience Research in Taiwan
Chun-Hung Hans Lin (Taiwan)

Glycobiology & Glycotechnology in India: Achievements & Future Goals
Avadhesha Surolia (India)

Development of Glycobiology in China
Jianxin Gu (China)

Recent Activities of "Korea Society for Glycoscience"
Dae-Sil Lee (Korea)
15:25-15:40  Coffee Break
Chairperson : Yoshinao Wada
(Osaka Medical Center and Research Institute for Maternal and Child Health)
15:40-16:20 ◊ Development and clinical application of sugar chain structure analysis technology - (2)

Glyco-biomarker detection by 2DICAL - 2 dimentional image converted analysis of LCMS
Masaya Ono (National Cancer Center)

Construction of glycan library and their applications
Hiromi Ito (AIST)
Chairperson :
Takashi Muramatsu (Aichi Gakuen university)
Akemi Suzuki (RIKEN)
16:25-17:40 ◊ Development of sugar chain function analysis and knockout mice

Generation system for induced mutant mice at Tsukuba University and its contribution for the medical glyco project
Satoru Takahashi (Tsukuba University)

Polylactosamine on glycoproteins influences basal levels of lymphocyte and macrophage activation
Akira Togayachi (AIST)

Insulin resistance as a membrane microdomain disorder
Jin-ichi Inokuchi (Tohoku Pharmaceutical University)

The interaction of MBP with meprins resulted in the inhibition of the proteolytic activity of meprins and the activation of the complement system
Toshisuke Kawasaki (Ritsumeikan University)
18:00-20:00  Banquet
program November 27 (Tuesday), 2007
Chairperson :
Katsuko Yamashita (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Eiji Miyoshi (Osaka University), Yoshifumi Jigami (AIST)
9:30-12:05 ◊ Development and trends of glycan related disease markers

Identification of carbohydrate-targetgin tumor markers for lung cancer using Protein Chip system
Koji Ueda (University of Tokyo)

Fucose is a target for novel glyco-tumor markers; a detailed analysis for cancer and fucosylation
Eiji Miyoshi (Osaka University)

Rediscovery of Epiglycanin/MUC21: a potential diagnostic tool
Tatsuo Irimura (University of Tokyo)

Development of tumor markers focused on serum glycosyltranferases
Katsuko Yamashita (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
   Coffee Break
  Molecular analysis of podoplanin, a platelet aggregation - inducing factor
Yukinari Kato (AIST)

Production of mucin-type glycoprotein in yeast
Yasunori Chiba (AIST)

Development and appliation on a novel drug delivery system using the carbohydrate function
Yuzuru Ikehara (AIST)
12:05-13:05 JCGG Lunchon Seminer 2 (Shimadzu Co.)

Recent trends on mass spectrometry
Yoshinao Wada (Osaka Medical Center and Research Institute for Maternal and Child Health)
13:05-13:15   Break
Chairperson :
Toshisuke Kawasaki
(Ritsumeikan University)
13:15-14:15 ◊ Developmental trend of glycodatabase

KEGG as a glycome informatics resource
Kosuke Hashimoto (Kyoto University)

The portal site of the glycodatabases in Japan
Toshihide Shikanai (AIST)

◊ "Great Future of Polysaccharides" project

Promotion of the project "Great Future of Polysaccharides"
Kazukiyo Kobayashi (Nagoya University)
Chairperson :
Koji Kimata (Aichi Medical University)
Koichi Furukawa (Nagoya University)
14:15-16:30 ◊ Ministry of Education and Science Grants-in -Aid for Scientific Research "Glycomics" report

Neuronal injuries and keratan sulfate
Kenji Kadomatsu (Nagoya University)

Neural plasticity and the HNK-1 carbohydrate
Syogo Oka (Kyoto University)
   Coffee Break
  Cleavage-Secretion of Sialyltransferase - Its formation mechanism and application to hepatitis diagnosis-
Shinobu Kitazume (RIKEN)

Physiological roles of heparan sulfate remodeling mediated by novel endosulfatases
Kazuko Masu (Tsukuba University)

The mechanism of heparan sulfate sulfotransferase-3 (HS6ST3) cellular localization
Naoko Nagai (Aichi Medical University)

GPI anchor deficiencies: acquired and inherited
Taro Kinoshita (Osaka University)
16:30-16:40 Closing Remarks