Institute for Frontier Life and Medical Sciences, Kyoto University

Lab. of Deconstruction of Stem Cells

Member

Professor Itaru Imayoshi (imayoshi.itaru.2*kyoto-u.ac.jp)

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Research theme

We aim to understand the cellular and molecular mechanism of the growth and fate-determination of neural stem cells in the developing and adult mammalian brain. We are also interested in the functional significance of postnatal/adult neurogenesis on higher brain functions, such as spatial learning/memory and olfactory-related behaviors. Our lab has expertise in the optical regulation of gene expression and neuronal activity, genetic manipulation of neural development and plasticity, and long-term monitoring of neural circuit plasticity in vivo with the two-photon microscope and brain endoscope.

Graduate Education

Students

Contact Information

Person to Contact Itaru Imayoshi
TEL 075-751-3988、075-751-4983
E-mail imayoshi.itaru.2*kyoto-u.ac.jp

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