Takashi KITAMURA

Last updated: Jun 1, 2016 at 10:18
 
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Name
Takashi KITAMURA
E-mail
kitamuramit.edu
URL
http://www.tonegawalab.org/
Affiliation
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Job title
Research Scientist
Degree
PhD(Kyushu University)

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2015
 - 
Today
Research Scientist, RIKEN-MIT Center for Neural Circuit Genetics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 
Apr 2011
 - 
Mar 2015
Postdoctoral Associate, RIKEN-MIT Center for Neural Circuit Genetics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 
Apr 2011
 - 
Mar 2015
Research Scientist, RIKEN Brain Science Institute
 

Awards & Honors

 
2016
School of Science Spot Award at MIT, USA
 
2015
Infinite Kilometer Award, MIT, USA
 
2015
Japan Neuroscience Society Young Investigator Award, Japan
 
2014
Junior Faculties Developmental Programs at MIT
 
2011
Sasagawa Scientific Research Award, Japan
 

Published Papers

 
Entorhinal cortical ocean cells encode specific contexts and drive context-specific fear memory
Kitamura T, Sun C, Martin J, Kitch LJ, Schnitzer MJ, Tonegawa S.
Neuron   87(6) 1317-1331   Sep 2015   [Refereed]
Kitamura T*, MacDonald CJ*, Tonegawa S
Learning and Memory   22(9) 438-443   Aug 2015   [Refereed][Invited]
Distinct speed dependence of entorhinal island and ocean cells, including respective grid cells
Sun C*, Kitamura T*, Yamamoto J, Martin J, Pignatelli M, Kitch LJ, Schnitzer MJ, Tonegawa S.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A.   112(30) 9466-9471   Jul 2015   [Refereed]
Differential roles of the dopamine 1-class receptors, D1R and D5R, in hippocampal dependent memory.
Sariñana J, Kitamura T, Künzler P, Sultzman L, Tonegawa S.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A   111(22) 8245-8250   Jun 2014   [Refereed]
Island cells control temporal association memory.
Kitamura T*, Pignatelli M*, Suh J, Kohara K, Yoshiki A, Abe K, Tonegawa S.
Science   343(6173) 896-901   Feb 2014   [Refereed]
Cell type-specific genetic and optogenetic tools reveal hippocampal CA2 circuits.
Kohara K*, Pignatelli M*, Rivest AJ*, Jung HY, Kitamura T, Suh J, Frank D, Kajikawa K, Mise N, Obata Y, Wickersham IR, Tonegawa S.
Nature Neuroscience   17(2) 269-279   Feb 2014   [Refereed]
Role of adult neurogenesis in hippocampal-cortical memory consolidation.
Kitamura T, Inokuchi K.
Molecular Brain   7(1)    Feb 2014   [Refereed]
Hippocampal function is not required for the precision of remote place memory
Kitamura T, Okubo-Suzuki R, Takashima N, Murayama A, Hino T, Nishizono H, Kida S, Inokuchi K.
Molecular Brain   5(5)    Feb 2012
Comprehensive behavioural study of GluR4 knockout mice: implication in cognitive function
Sagata N, Iwaki A, Aramaki T, Takao K, Kura S, Tsuzuki T, Kawakami R, Ito I, Kitamura T, Sugiyama H, Miyakawa T, Fukumaki Y
Genes Brain Behav   9(8) 899-909   Nov 2010   [Refereed]
LTP induction within a narrow critical period of immature stages enhances the survival of newly generated neurons in the adult rat dentate gyrus
Kitamura T, Saitoh Y, Murayama A, Sugiyama H, Inokuchi K
Molecular Brain   3(13)    Apr 2010   [Refereed]
Adult neurogenesis modulates the hippocampus-dependent period of associative fear memory.
Kitamura T, Saitoh Y, Takashima N, Murayama A, Niibori Y, Ageta H, Sekiguchi M, Sugiyama H, Inokuchi K
Cell   139 814-827   Nov 2009   [Refereed]
Running wheel exercises accelerate neuronal turnover in mouse dentate gyrus.
Kitamura T, Sugiyama H.
Neuroscience Research   56(1) 45-52   Sep 2006   [Refereed]
Dietary restriction increases hippocampal neurogenesis by molecular mechanisms independent of NMDA receptors.
Kitamura T, Mishina M, Sugiyama H.
Neuroscience Letters   393(2-3) 94-96   Jan 2006   [Refereed]
Enhancement of neurogenesis by running wheel exercises is suppressed in mice lacking NMDA receptor epsilon 1 subunit.
Kitamura T, Mishina M, Sugiyama H.
Neuroscience Research   47(1) 55-63   Sep 2003   [Refereed]

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Complementary roles of multiple medial entorhinal cortex inputs
Takashi KITAMURA
Hippocampal-Entorhinal Symposium at Janelia HHMI Research Campus, USA   Nov 2015   
New Excitatory Input from Entorhinal Cortex into Hippocampus [Invited]
Takashi KITAMURA
Lecture in Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, Fujisawa, Japan   Aug 2015   
New Excitatory Input from the Entorhinal Cortex into the Hippocampus [Invited]
Takashi KITAMURA
37th Neuroscience Core Center Seminar in in Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan   Aug 2015   
New excitatory input from the entorhinal cortex into the hippocampus inhibits the associations of temporally discontinuous events. [Invited]
Takashi KITAMURA
Open Seminar in University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan   Jul 2015   
New excitatory input from the entorhinal cortex into hippocampu [Invited]
Takashi KITAMURA
61st WPI-IIIS Seminar in Tsukuba University, Tsukuba, Japan   Jul 2015   
New excitatory input from the entorhinal cortex into the hippocampus [Invited]
Takashi KITAMURA
Scientific Seminar in Salk Institute, San Diego, USA   Jul 2015   
Functional and Anatomical Dissections of Medial Entorhinal Cortex in Learning and Memory Systems [Invited]
Takashi KITAMURA
23rd Frontier brain science seminar series in University of Toyama, Toyama, Japan   Mar 2015   
New excitatory input from the entorhinal cortex into the hippocampus inhibits the associations of temporally discontinuous events. [Invited]
Takashi KITAMURA
13th Annual molecular and cellular cognition society meeting in Washington, D.C, USA,   Nov 2014   
New excitatory input from the entorhinal cortex into the hippocampus inhibits the associations of temporally discontinuous events. [Invited]
Takashi KITAMURA
14th Frontier brain science seminar series in University of Toyama, Toyama, Japan   Feb 2014   
New excitatory input from the entorhinal cortex into the hippocampus inhibits the associations of temporally discontinuous events. [Invited]
Takashi KITAMURA
The 37rd annual Meeting of the Japan Neuroscience Society, Japan   Sep 2014