JCGG Symposia

The 13th Symposium of Japanese Consortium for Glycobiology and Glycotechnology

Transforming Glycoscience: A bridge toward future perspective and their social contribution
November 1-2, 2016 sola city Conference Center (Tokyo)
program November 1 (Tuesday), 2016
Challenge to application of glycotechnology to drug discovery and regenerative medicine
Keynote Speech
AMED starts with IRUD:A hope to save undiagnosed patients through glycomics research
Makoto Suematsu (AMED)
Special Lecture Ⅰ
Exploiting protein N-glycosylation pathways for biopharmaceutical purposes
Nico Callewaert (Ghent Univ.)
◊  Session 1 :Progress reports from the core national institutes, RIKEN and AIST

Toward curing NGLY1-deficiency
Tadashi Suzuki (RIKEN)

Structural basis of in vivo glycan recognition and its application to next-generation theranostics
Yoshiki Yamaguchi, Katsunori Tanaka (RIKEN)

Current Glycoproteomics: Development of a method for large-scale identification of glycosylation site-specific glycan heterogeneity.
Hiroyuki Kaji (AIST)

Development of lectin application technologies toward industrialization of regenerative medicine
Hiroaki Tateno (AIST)
◊  Session 2 :Glycoscience-related AMED project and translational research

Future perspective for next-generation biologics production
Takeshi Omasa (Osaka Univ.)
Yamakawa Award Lecture
The making of N-glycoproteins
Markus Aebi (ETH)
Industry-academia cooperation seminar
Glycobiological Approaches for Elucidation of Joint Disease Pathogenesis
Norimasa Iwasaki (Hokkaido Univ.)
Luncheon Seminar
Quantitation and qualification of glycans and glycopeptides using high-sensitivity triple quadrupole mass spectrometer: the Erexim Application Suite.
Atsuhiko Toyama (Shimadzu Co.)
program November 2 (Wednesday), 2016
Transforming glycoscience: interdisciplinary fusion and regional revitalization
Special Program
Science and Technology Policy in the great transforming era
Takao Kuramochi (CRDS)

Master Plan of Glycoscience Research in Japan
Kenji Kadomatsu (Nagoya Univ.)
Special Lecture Ⅱ
Regulation of Epithelial Glycosylation by Mucosal Immunity and Gut Microbiota
Hiroshi Kiyono (Tokyo Univ.)
Special Lecture Ⅲ
The design, evaluation and clinical development of novel glycomimetic drugs for inflammatory disease and cancer.
John Magnani (GlycoMimetics)
◊  Session 3 :Power of polysaccharides in material sciences

Promotion of the forum "Great Future of Polysaccharides
Kazukiyo Kobayashi (Nagoya Univ.)

Molecular and Materials Design Strategy of Tough Polymers Using Cyclodextrins
Kozo Ito (Tokyo Univ.)

Preparation and structures of new cellulose nanofibers, and their applications
Akira Isogai (Tokyo Univ.)
◊  Session 4 :Food glycoscience in association to regional revitalization

Aomori carbohydrate research society and proteoglycan from salmon nasal cartilage
Yoji Kato (Hirosaki Univ.)

Venture into new business by carbohydrate bioengineering
Takashi Kuriki (Glico Co)

Industry-academia-government collaboration for rare sugar innovation
Masaaki Tokuda (Kagawa Univ.)
Industry-academia cooperation seminar
Flexible thinking for future innovation; in and out of glycoscience
Yukishige Ito (RIKEN), Shinya Hagiwara (Nagoya Univ.), Ichiro Matsuo (Gunma Univ.)
Luncheon Seminar
Total cellular glycomics as unique cellular descriptors
Junichi Furukawa (Hokkaido Univ.)