The 20th Proteoglycan Forum

Organized by:
PG-Forum
(Chief organizer: Masaki Yanagishita)
Supported by:
Glycoforum
(Seikagaku Corporation)
Date:
March 9th, 2013 (Sat)
Registration fee: Free
Lunch fee: 1,000-
Forum Venue:
Akio Suzuki Memorial Hall
(M&D Tower 2F)
Tokyo Medical and Dental University
Map
(Yushima Campus No.12)
Access
Lunch Reception Venue:
Tokyo Garden Palace (2F) Map
For further information:
Glycoforum
(Seikagaku Corporation)
TEL:042-563-5805
FAX:042-565-0132
E-mail:info@glycoforum.gr.jp
Program
8:45
Registration
9:15-9:25
Opening address /
Masaki Yanagishita
(Tokyo Medical and Dental Unversity)
Chairperson
 Tamayuki Shinomura (Tokyo Medical and Dental University)
9:25-10:05
Proteoglycans, cartilage and osteoarthritis
a story in translation
Stefan Lohmander (Lund University)
abstract
10:05-10:45
Heterodimers of proteoglycans and
matrix metalloproteinase 9
Lars Uhlin-Hansen (University of Tromsø)
abstract
10:45-11:05
Coffee break
Chairperson
 Naoki Itano (Kyoto Sangyo University)
11:05-11:45
Organization of hyaluronan in the matrix surrounding ovulated oocytes: impact on female fertility
Antonietta Salustri (University of Rome "Tor Vergata")
abstract
12:00-13:30
Lunch Reception
13:50-14:30
HS/DS and sperm chromatin decondensation: new role for old friends?
Juan Carlos Calvo (University of Buenos Aires)
abstract
Chairperson
 Hiroshi Kitagawa (Kobe Pharmaceutical University)
14:30-15:10
Sugar signals of proteoglycans in neurobiology and tumor biology
Kazuyuki Sugahara (Hokkaido University)
abstract
15:10-15:50
Crosstalk of the cell surface receptors
Kazushige Sakaguchi (Wakayama Medical University)
abstract
15:50-16:10
Coffee break
Chairperson
 Shuhei Yamada (Meijo University)
16:10-16:50
Heparan sulfate 6-O-sulfation - What we have learnt from the knockout
mice
Koji Kimata (Aichi Medical University)
abstract
16:50-17:30
Hyaluronan - Heparin, Dueling Glycosaminoglycans in Hyperglycemic Proliferating Cells
Vincent Hascall (Cleveland Clinic)
abstract
Chairperson
 Vincent Hascall (Cleveland Clinic)
17:30-18:30
Cellular metabolism of heparan sulfate proteoglycans
Masaki Yanagishita (Tokyo Medical and Dental Unversity)
abstract
18:30-18:40
Closing address