JCGG Symposia

The 16th Symposium of Japan Consortium for Glycobiology and Glycotechnology

Novel Recipes for Glycosceince
November 26-27, 2018 at Ito Memorial Hall in Ito International Research Center,
The University of Tokyo (Tokyo)
Program on November 26 (Mon), 2018
Opening Address
Shoko Nishihara (Soka University)

President Address
Tamao Endo (JCGG President)
Chair : Eiji Miyoshi
◊  Session 1 :Pathological Aspects of Diseases and Glycans

Advancement of glycan analysis leads to understand the pathogenesis and the progression of diseases
Yuzuru Ikehara (Chiba University)

Regulation of neural vascular barrier function by cell membrane molecules
Eiji Ikeda (Yamaguchi University)

Development of specificity-enhanced tumor biomarkers by mass spectrometric analysis of glycoform subtypes
Koji Ueda (The Cancer Institute of Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research)
Chair : Koichi Furukawa
◊  Session 2 :Roles of Glycan Chains in Infection
Industry-Academia Joint Session sponsored by Tokyo Chemical Industry Co.

Search for host factors using genome-editing technology and its application to glycan biosynthesis studies
Toshiyuki Yamaji (National Institute of Infectious Diseases)

Glycan-receptor specificity and interspecies transmission of avian influenza viruses
Masatoshi Okamatsu (Hokkaido University)

Infectious disease pathology and novel influenza vaccine development
Tadaki Suzuki (National Institute of Infectious Disease)
Luncheon Seminar (sponsored by Shimadzu Co.)

Reconsideration of the pretreatment for N-glycans evaluation
Shuichi Nakaya (Shimadzu Co.)
Chair : Koichi Kato
◊  Session 3 :Cutting Edge of Technology Accelerating Glycoscience

Toward observation of glycans using cryo-TEM and atomospheric SEM (ASEM)
Chikara Sato (AIST)

Cellulase: Cutting edge of technology for understanding its finely tuned molecular mechanism
Kiyohiko Igarashi (The University of Tokyo)

Cleavage and formation of glycan bond: Stereoselective glycoside formation and preparation of antibody-drug conjugates
Shino Manabe (RIKEN)

Novel cancer medicines by the development of fluorogenic chemical probes
Yasuteru Urano (The University of Tokyo)
Chair : Kazuo Yamamoto
Special Lecture
An approach with mathematical modeling of complex systems to life: Towards Mibyou or preemptive medicine by dynamical network biomarkers
Kazuyuki Aihara (The University of Tokyo)
Chair : Naoyuki Taniguchi
Tamio Yamakawa Award Lecture
Nutrient regulation of signaling and gene expression by O-GlcNAc
Gerald Warren Hart (The University of Georgia)
Program on November 27 (Tue), 2018
Chair : Kazunari Akiyoshi
◊  Session 4 :Design and Utilization of Functional Glycans

Organic materials with wonderful sugar biofunctionality
Yoshiko Miura (Kyushu University)

Cyclodextrins responsible for the development of supramolecular pharmaceutics
Hidetoshi Arima (Kumamoto University)

Separation and analysis of chiral compounds using polysaccharide derivatives
Yoshio Okamoto (Nagoya University)

Development of functional rice cultivars through fundamental studies of starch biosynthesis
Naoko Fujita (Akita Prefectural University)
Luncheon Seminar (sponsored by Thermo Fisher Scientific Co.)

Thermo Scientific free glycan, glycopeptide and glycoprotein analysis workflow
Kentaro Takahara (Thermo Fischer Scientific Co.)

Structure diversity of O-GlcNAc glycan on Notch1 receptor revealed by glycoproteomics approach
Mitsutaka Ogawa and Tetsuya Okajima (Nagoya University)
Chair : Ken Kitajima
◊  Session 5 :Novel Functions of Glycans

Characterization of MPIase, a glycolipid essential for the membrane protein integration
Keiko Shimamoto (Bioorganic Research Institute)

Research and development of blue chrysanthemums – Glycosyl residues of anthocyanin responsible for blue color development by copigmentation –
Naonobu Noda (National Agriculture and Food Research Organization)

A novel regulatory mechanism of cell proliferation by chondroitin sulfate chains
Hiroshi Kitagawa (Kobe Pharmaceutical University)
Chair : Shoko Nishihara
Special Lecture
Next-generation technology for robust expansion and differentiation of stem cells based on customized extracellular matrices
Kiyotoshi Sekiguchi (Osaka University)
Chair : Yoshiki Yamaguchi
◊  Session 6 :Future Opened by in silico Studies

Integrative analysis of transcription factor occupancy at enhancers and disease risk loci in noncoding genomic regions
Shinya Oki (Kyushu University)

A trans-omic reconstruction of regulatory networks for metabolism
Katsuyuki Yugi (RIKEN)

Cell modeling : Basics & application
Mariko Okada (Osaka University)

Glycoinformatics research aiming to understand glycan function: from databases to simulation
Kiyoko F. Aoki-Kinoshita (Soka University)
Closing Address
Kazuo Yamamoto (The University of Tokyo)