Gen Ohtsuki

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Gen Ohtsuki
Kyoto University

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2015
Program-specific Associate Professor, The Hakubi Center for Advanced Research, Kyoto University
Apr 2011
Mar 2015
Specially Appointed Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University
Jul 2008
Mar 2011
Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Neurobiology, The University of Chicago
Apr 2007
Jul 2008
Postdoctoral Fellow, Erasmus University Medical Center(Netherlands)
Apr 2006
Mar 2008
JSPS Research Fellowships for Young Scientists


Apr 2002
Mar 2007
Department of Biophysics, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University
Apr 1998
Mar 2002
Faculty of Science, Kyoto University

Published Papers

Ohtsuki G
Journal of Neuroscience      Nov 2019   [Refereed]
The role of dendrites in the integration of widespread synaptic activity has been studied in experiments and theories (Johnston et al., 1996; Magee, 2007). However, whether the conduction of synaptic currents from dendrites to the soma depends on ...
Gen Ohtsuki, Masamichi Yamamoto, Minsoo Kim, Hirohiko Imai, Yamato Itakura
28(11) 2923-2938.e8   Sep 2019   [Refereed]
Yamamoto M, Kim M, Imai H, Ohtsuki G
bioRxiv      Jun 2018
Clinical studies have suggested that cerebellar dysfunction is involved in various psychiatric disorders, including autism spectrum disorders, dyslexia, and depressive disorders. However, the physiological aspect is less-advanced. Here, we compreh...
Ohtsuki G and C Hansel
iScience   1(1) 49-54   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Grasselli G, He Q, Wan V, Adelman J.P, Ohtsuki G, Hansel C.
Cell Reports   14(11) 2546-2553   2016   [Refereed]
Shih E.K, Sekerkov{á} G, Ohtsuki G, Aldinger K.A, Chizhikov V.V, Hansel C, Mugnaini E, Millen K.J.
Cerebellum   14(3) 292-307   2015   [Refereed]
Ohtsuki G, Nishiyama M, Yoshida T, Murakami T, Histed M, Lois C, Ohki K.
Neuron   75(1) 65-72   2012   [Refereed]
Ohtsuki G, Piochon C, Adelman J.P, Hansel C.
Neuron   75(1) 108-120   2012   [Refereed]
Schonewille M, Belmeguenai A, Koekkoek S.K, Houtman S.H, Boele H.J, van Beugen B.J, Gao Z, Badura A, Ohtsuki G, Amerika W.E, Hosy E, Hoebeek F.E, Elgersma Y, Hansel C, De Zeeuw C.I.
Neuron   67(4) 618-628   2010   [Refereed]
Piochon C, Levenes C, Ohtsuki G, Hansel C.
Journal of Neuroscience   30(45) 15330-15335   2010   [Refereed]
Belmeguenai A, Hosy E, Bengtsson F, Pedroarena C.M, Piochon C, Teuling E, He Q, Ohtsuki G, De Jeu M.T.G, Elgersma Y, De Zeeuw C.I, J{ö}rntell H, Hansel C.
Journal of Neuroscience   30(41) 13630-13643   2010   [Refereed]
Ohtsuki G, Piochon C, Hansel C.
Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience   3(JUL)    2009   [Refereed]
Takeuchi T, Ohtsuki G, Yoshida T, Fukaya M, Wainai T, Yamashita M, Yamazaki Y, Mori H, Sakimura K, Kawamoto S, Watanabe M, Hirano T, Mishina M.
PLoS ONE   3(5)    2008   [Refereed]
Ohtsuki G, Hirano T.
European Journal of Neuroscience   28(12) 2393-2400   2008   [Refereed]
Yoskida T, Katoh A, Ohtsuki G, Mishina M, Hirano T.
Journal of Neuroscience   24(10) 2440-2448   2004   [Refereed]
Ohtsuki G, Kawaguchi S.-Y, Mishina M, Hirano T.
Journal of Neuroscience   24(48) 10900-10907   2004   [Refereed]

Books etc

Modulation of the neural function based on the plasticity of intrinsic excitability in the cerebellum
Gen Ohtsuki (Part:Contributor, Neurophysiology)
Jun 2019   

Conference Activities & Talks

Gen Ohtsuki
Neuroscience2019 in SfN - Press Conferrence   21 Oct 2019   Society for Neuroscience
Press conference presentation regarding Yamamoto et al., 2019 Cell Reports.
Self-Sabotage: The Role of the Immune System in Neurological Disorders
October 21, 2019
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. CDT
Excitability plasticity and mental depressiveness during acute inflammation in the cerebellum [Invited]
Gen Ohtsuki
WMU-IFAR, Wenzhou Medical University Institute for Advanced Research   15 Sep 2019   Jian Yang and Zi-Bing JIN
Functional Diversification in Clonal Cells after Eye-Opening in Mouse Visual Cortex
Gen Ohtsuki
Jul 2015   
Functional organization of clonally related neurons in mouse visual cortex during development
Ohtsuki G, Nishiyama M, Yoshida T, Murakami T, Histed M, Lois C, Ohki K
Jul 2013   
Gen Ohtsuki
Gordon Research Seminar Dendrites: Molecules, Structure & Function   12 Mar 2011   Georgeann S. Sack and Denise Cook
Long-term plasticity at cerebellar climbing fiber-Purkinje cell synapses [Invited]
Gen Ohtsuki
Long-term plasticity at cerebellar climbing fiber-Purkinje cell synapses   2010