JCGG Symposia

The 8th Symposium of Japanese Consortium for Glycobiology and Glycotechnology

Novel approaches for glycan functions and their medical applications
November 29 - 30, 2010 Tokyo Conference Center (Shinagawa)
program November 29 (Monday), 2010
9:30-9:40 Opening Address
Toshisuke Kawasaki (Organizing Chiar, Ritsumeikan University)
9:40-9:45 Greetings from Organizer
Akemi Suzuki (Tokai University)
Chairperson : Akemi Suzuki (Tokai University)
9:45-11:30 ◊ Development of technology for glycan synthesis and its application - (1)

Synthetic bioorganic study on artificial glycoconjugates
Toshiuki Inazu (Tokai University)

Progress in the field of peptide science for glycoprotein synthesis
Hironobu Hojo (Tokai University)

Nobel approach to glycoprotein analysis assisted by chemical modifications
Akihiko Kameyama (AIST)

Facile method for synthesis of 2-acetamido-glycosies via chemo-enzymatic process
Shin-ichiro Shoda (Tohoku University)
11:30-11:50  Break
11:50-12:50 JCGG Lunchon Seminer 1 (Shimadz Co.)
Functions of sulfated glycans for the maintenance and the differenciation of ES cells and iPS cells
Shoko Nishihara (Soka University)
12:50-13:00  Break
Chairperson : Toshiyuki Inazu (Tokai University)
13:00-15:05 ◊ Functional analyses involved in glyan related molecules

Development of novel oligomannose-coated liposome-based vaccines
Naoya Kojima (Tokai University)

Structural studies of intracelular lectin OS-9 involved in ER quality control
Tadashi Sato (RIKEN)

Acumulation of Lactosylceramide and neuronal cell death
Junko Matsuda (Tokai University)

Glycans and glycolipids spporting functions of membrane molecules
Akemi Suzuki (Tokai University)

Functional and structural analysis of glycolipid enriched mirodomain
Kazuya Kabayama (Tokai University)
15:05-15:25  Coffee Break
Chairperson : Junko Matsuda (Tokai University)
15:25-16:40 ◊ New findings of glycan functions - (1)

Molecular function of testis specific glycolipid, seminolipid
Koichi Honke (Kochi Universisty)

Palmitoylated Ras proteins localize at recycling endosomes
Ryo Misaki (Osaka University)

Molecular mechanism and physiological functions of plant N-glycan degradation
Takeshi Ishimizu (Osaka University)
16:40-17:25 Specual Lecture

A mystery of the cell birth solved by organelle division nanomachineries (polyglucan filaments)
Tsunehiro Kuroiwa (Rikkyo Universisty)
18:00-19:30  Banquet
program November 30 (Tuesday), 2010
9:30-9:55 Greetings from Organizers

Hisashi Narimatsu (AIST)
Yoshifumi Jigami (AIST)
Chairperson : Koichi Furukawa (Nagoya University)
9:55-11:35 ◊ New findings of glycan functions - (2)

Immunological disfunction analysis of Lc3Cer synthase (B3bnt5)-deficient mice lacking
polyactosamine on glycolipids
Akira Togayachi (AIST)

C-type lectins in inflammation and immunity
Tatsuro Irimura (University of Tokyo)

Diabetic duppressor function of "GT-Iva" in pancreatic β cells
Kazuaki Ohtsubo (Osaka University)

Chondroitin sulfate is essential for normal endochondral ossification
Takashi Sato (AIST)
11:35-11:55  Break
11:55-12:55 JCGG Lunchon Seminer 2 (Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co.)

Development of
Nobuo Nagano (Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co.)
12:55-13:05  Break
Chairperson : Shoko Nishihara (Soka University)
13:05-15:05 ◊ Developement of glycan bio-markers and clinical applications

Paradigm shift of clinical laboratory tests ny developemnt of glycobiomarkers
Yuzuru Ikehara, Hisahi Narimatsu (AIST)

Development of hepatic disease related glyco-biomakers for addressing unmet-medical needs
Yasuto Tanaka, Atsushi Kuno (NEDO)

Validation of stem cells yby letin miroarray
Akihiro Umezawa (National Center for Child Health and Development)

Development of cell evalluation system using lectin microarray-based cellular glycomics
Hiroaki Tateno (AIST)
15:05-15:25  Break
Chairperson : Hisashi Narimatsu (AIST)
15:25-15:50 ◊ Database for Glycoscience

Development of Japanese unique DB
Toshihide Kanai (AIST), Toshisuke Kawasaki (Ritsumeikan University)
Chairperson : Yasuhiro Hashimoto (AIST)
15:50-16:55 ◊ Development of technology for glycan synthesis and its application - (2)

Exploring the enzymes that release of sugar chains from all species of glycosphingolipids and the discovery of a novel enzyme that participates in the editing of fungal glucosylceramide metabolism
Makoto Ito, Yohei Ishibashi (Kyushu University)

Glycan library and its application to analysis of glycan-recognition by Norovirus
Hiromi Ito, Tomomi Kubota (AIST),
Haruko Shirato (National Institute of Infectious Disease)
16:55-17:00 Closing Remarks
Hisashi Narimatsu (AIST)