J-GLOBAL ID:201801001253436535   Update date: Sep. 21, 2023

Kumar Deependra

クマール ディーペンドラ | Kumar Deependra
Affiliation and department:
Job title: Assistant Professor
Homepage URL  (1): https://sleepymouse.jp/members/
Research field  (2): Neuroscience - general ,  Basic brain sciences
Research keywords  (2): Sleep, Memory ,  REM sleep, Hippocampal reactivation, Engram, Optogenetics, Invivo calcium activity Imaging
Research theme for competitive and other funds  (1):
  • 2021 - 2024 Revealing the Role of Postnatal Theta Rhythm in Establishing Memory Consolidation Mechanism during REM Sleep
Papers (21):
MISC (1):
  • Iyo Koyanagi, Yuteng Wang, Sakthivel Srinivasan, Jiahui Yu, Toshie Naoi, Akinobu Ohba, Deependra Kumar, Pei-Hsi Wu, Shinji Matsuda, Yoan Cherasse, et al. Mechanism of hippocampal adult-born neurons for memory consolidation. The Journal of Physiological Sciences. 2022. 72. 33. 151-151
Lectures and oral presentations  (8):
  • Why is REM sleep Important?
    (12th Indian Scientist Association in Japan 2022)
  • Young neuron's role in consolidating memory during REM sleep
    (9th International e-Conference of Federation of Indian Physiological Societies 2022)
  • Sparse Activity of Hippocampal Adult-Born Neurons during REM sleep is necessary for Memory Consolidation.
    (The Molecular and Cellular Cognition Society (MCCS) annual virtual conference.)
  • Young neurons role in memory consolidation during sleep
    (World-Science Leaders Seminar (virtual) for Ph.D. program in Human Biology (SIGMA).)
  • Sparse activity of hippocampal adult-born neurons during REM sleep is necessary for memory consolidation
    (Molecular & Cellular Cognitive Society (MCCS), USA)
Education (6):
  • 2004 - 2010 PhD in Neurophysiology All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), New Delhi
  • 2004 - 2010 Department of Physiology
  • 2002 - 2004 School of Life Science
  • 2002 - 2004 Master in Life Sciences Jawahar Lal Nehru University, New Delhi
  • 1997 - 2001 Gaya college Gaya
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Professional career (1):
  • Ph.D. (All India Institute of Medical science (AIIMS) New Delhi, India)
Work history (4):
  • 2023 - 現在 International Institute for Integrative Sleep Medicine (WPI-IIIS), University of Tsukuba, Japan Assistant Professor
  • 2014 - 2022 International Institute for Integrative Sleep Medicine (WPI-IIIS), University of Tsukuba, Japan Postdoctoral Researcher
  • 2012 - 2014 Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry (MPIP), Munich, Germany Postdoctoral Researcher
  • 2010 - 2011 Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Science and Technology (SCTIMST), Trivandrum Research Associate
Awards (4):
  • 2015 - Japan Society for the promotion of Science (JSPS) postdoctoral fellowship for Overseas researcher
  • 2011 - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi Dr. B. K. Anand gold medal for the best postgraduate in Physiology
  • 2009/02 - Asian Sleep Research Society Travel award for young investigator
  • 2006/05 - Asian Sleep Research Society Travel award for young investigator
Association Membership(s) (4):
Indian Academy of Neuroscience (IAN)- Membership permanent ,  Indian JSPS Alumni Association (IJAA) - Membership permanent ,  Indian society for Sleep Research (ISSR) - Membership permanent ,  Association of Physiologist and Pharmacologist of India (APPI)-Membership -permanent
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