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JCGG Symposia

The 10th Symposium of Japanese Consortium for Glycobiology and Glycotechnology

Lifestyle-related Diseases and Glycoscience
October 25-26, 2013 Tohoku Pharmceutical University (Sendai)
program October 25 (Friday), 2013
13:00-13:10 Opening Address
Jin-ichi Inokuchi (Organizing Chiar, Tohoku Pharmaceutical University)
13:10-13:20 Greetings from organizer
Naoyuki Taniguchi (JCGG Chair: RIKEN)
13:20-13:40 The current state of the master plan decision
Koichi Furukawa (Nagoya University)
13:40-13:50  Break
Chairperson :
Kazuo Nita
(Tohoku Pharmaceutical University)
Hideyoshi Higashi
(Tohoku Pharmaceutical University)
13:50-15:30 ◊  Session 1

Deglycosylation in pancreatic beta cells in pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes
Kazuaki Otsubo (RIKEN)

O-GlcNAc modification and diabetes
Yoshihiro Akimoto (Kyorin University)

Glycosphingolipids in cell rafts: their role in T cell development and immune diseases
Masakazu Nagafuku (Tohoku Pharmaceutical Univarsity)

Involvement of glycosphingolipid metabolism in maintenance and breakdown of homeodinamic state
Jin-ichi Inokuchi (Tohoku Pharmaceutical University)
15:30-16:00  Break
Chairperson :
Jin-ichi Inokuchi (Tohoku Pharmaceutical University)
16:00-16:45 Special Lecture I
Metabolic Information Higways for Systemic Regulation of Glucose and Energy Metabolism
Hideki Kagiri (Tohoku University)
Chairperson :
Tamao Endo (TMIG)
16:45-17:30 Special Lecture II
Physiological roles of fatty acid binding proreins (Fabps)
Noriko Osumi (Tohoku University)
program October 26 (Saturday), 2013
Chairperson :
Taeko Miyagi (Tohoku Pharmaceutical University)
Jiango Gu (Tohoku Pharmaceutical University)
9:30-11:10 ◊  Session 2

Clinical application of new assay system detecting cancer-associated aberrant glycosylation on prostate specific antigen (PSA)
Chikara Ohyama (Hirosaki University)

GOLPH3 regulates N-glycosylation of integrin and cell adhesion
Jiango Gu (Tohoku Pharmaceutical University)

A challenge of glyco-science to pancreatic cancer
Eiji Miyoshi (Osaka Univarsity)

Roles of sialidase in carcinogenesis
Taeko Miyagi (Tohoku Pharmaceutical University)
11:10-11:40  Break
11:40-12:30 JCGG Luncheon Seminar (Shimazu Seisakusho co.)
New aspect revealed by targeted glycolipidomics
Akemi Suzuki (Tokai University)
11:10-11:40  Break
Chairperson :
Yasuhiro Hashimoto
(Fukushima Medical Univirsity)
Hiroshi Kitagawa
(Kobe Pharmaceutical University)
13:00-14:40 ◊  Session 3

Roles of sulfated glycans in axonal regeneration
Kenji Kadomatsu (Nagoya University)

Roles of chondroitin sulfate in the nervous system
Hiroshi Kitagawa (Kobe Pharmaceutical University)

The Functional role of N-glycans expressed on glutamate receptors
Shogo Oka (Kyoto Univarsity)

"Brain type" N-glycan and CNS diseases
Yasuhiro Hashimoto (Fukushima Medical University)
14:40-15:00  Break
Chairperson :
Tadao Saito
(Tohoku University)
Shin-ichiro Shoda
(Tohoku University)
15:00-16:40 ◊  Session 4

A new method for synthesis of oligosaccharide lipid derivatives
Shin-ichiro Shoda (Tohoku University)

Trends and prospects for chemoenzymatic homogenous glycoprotein synthesis
Takashi Shirai (Noguchi Institute)

Screening technology of probiotics with recognition and binding ability to the sugar chains of human colonic mucins and its application to the prevention of colon cancer and/or ulcerative colitis
Tadao Saito (Tohoku Univarsity)

Synthesis and biological activities of non-hydrolyzable ganglioside analogs
Mikiko Sodeoka (RIKEN)
16:40-16:45 Closing Remarks