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Niwa Fumihiro

ニワ フミヒロ | Niwa Fumihiro
Affiliation and department:
Job title: Assistant Professor
Research field  (4): Pharmacology ,  Neuroscience - general ,  Biophysics ,  Cell biology
Research keywords  (9): Neuroscience ,  Cell Biology ,  Neuropharmacology ,  Super resolution imaging (PALM/STORM) ,  single molecule imaging ,  Biochemistry ,  Biophysics ,  genome editing (CRISPR/Cas) ,  in utero electroporation
Research theme for competitive and other funds  (8):
  • 2018 - 2021 Inhibitory neurotransmitter release and receptor dynamics during synaptic transmission: real-time imaging at single molecule level - SynTrack (Project-ANR-17-CE13-0030)
  • 2016 - 2017 The role of excitatory activity for the plasticity of inhibitory synapse
  • 2016 - 2017 Regulatory mechanism of inhibitory synaptic plasticity by excitatory synaptic activity
  • 2016 - 2017 The role of excitatory activity for the plasticity of inhibitory synapses
  • 2013 - 2016 Regulatory mechanism of lateral diffusion of neurotrasmitter receptors by Ca2+
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Papers (13):
MISC (3):
  • Hiroko Bannai, Fumihiro Niwa, Misa Arizono, Antoine Triller. Molecular mechanism underlying the inhibitory synaptic plasticity revealed by single molecule imaging. JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGICAL SCIENCES. 2013. 63. S33-S33
  • M. Arizono, H. Bannai, K. Nakamura, F. Niwa, M. Enomoto, T. Matsu-ura, A. Miyamoto, M. W. Sherwood, T. Nakamura, K. Mikoshiba. Receptor-selective diffusion barrier enhances sensitivity of astrocytic processes to metabotropic glutamate receptor stimulation. JOURNAL OF NEUROCHEMISTRY. 2012. 123. 116-116
  • F. Niwa, H. Bannai, M. Arizono, K. Fukatsu, A. Triller, K. Mikoshiba. Gephyrin-independent GABAAR mobility and clustering during plasticity. JOURNAL OF NEUROCHEMISTRY. 2012. 123. 59-60
Lectures and oral presentations  (7):
  • Single molecular localization microscopy of GABAAR
    (HKUST-ENS Joint Workshop on Inhibitory Synaptic Transmission 2021)
  • Molecular mechanisms of the regulation of inhibitory neurotransmitter receptors
    (The 43rd Annual Meeting of the Molecular Biology Society of Japan 2020)
  • Regulation of Inhibitory synapse by cAMP-dependent pathway in Spinal cord neurons
    (Symposium tribute to Maxime DAHAN 2019)
  • Single particle tracking of GABAA receptor with super-resolution microscopy
    (Life science seminar for student, HKUST 2018)
  • Homeostatic regulation of GABA synapses through the control of receptor diffusion by IP3/Ca2+ signaling
    (Jacques Monod Conference - Optical imaging of brain structure and function on multiple special scales)
Education (2):
  • 2007 - 2012 The University of Tokyo Graduate school of frontier sciences Department of medical sciences
  • 2003 - 2007 The University of Tokyo Faculty of Science Department of Biology
Professional career (1):
  • Ph.D (The University of Tokyo)
Work history (7):
  • 2022/11 - 現在 Jichi Medical University Department of medicine, Division of Molecular pharmacology Assistant professor
  • 2022/10 - 現在 JSPS
  • 2017/10 - 2022/10 INSERM, Institut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale INSERM U1024, IBENS, Institut de Biologie de l'Ecole Normale Superieure postdoc
  • 2016/10 - 2017/09 Bourse Gouvernement Francais postdoc
  • 2016/04 - 2017/03 TOYOBO Biotechnology foundation scholorship postdoc
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Association Membership(s) (4):
The Japanese Pharmacological Society ,  THE JAPAN NEUROSCIENCE SOCIETY ,  The Japanese Society for Neurochemistry ,  THE BIOPHYSICAL SOCIETY OF JAPAN
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