Takuji Iwasato Division of Neurogenetics, National Institute of Genetics, Japan
1 protocol

Ryohei Iwata
  • National Institute of Genetics
Research focus
  • Neuroscience
  • 1 Author merit


Ph.D. The Graduate University for Advanced Studies

Current position

Postdoc, Université Libre de Bruxelles


  1. Iwata, R., Matsukawa, H., Yasuda, K., Mizuno, H., Itohara, S. and Iwasato, T. (2015). Developmental RacGAP alpha2-Chimaerin Signaling Is a Determinant of the Morphological Features of Dendritic Spines in Adulthood. J Neurosci 35(40): 13728-13744.

  2. Ogiwara, I., Iwasato, T., Miyamoto, H., Iwata, R., Yamagata, T., Mazaki, E., Yanagawa, Y., Tamamaki, N., Hensch, T. K., Itohara, S. and Yamakawa, K. (2013). Nav1.1 haploinsufficiency in excitatory neurons ameliorates seizure-associated sudden death in a mouse model of Dravet syndrome. Hum Mol Genet 22(23): 4784-4804.

  3. Iwata, R., Ohi, K., Kobayashi, Y., Masuda, A., Iwama, M., Yasuda, Y., Yamamori, H., Tanaka, M., Hashimoto, R., Itohara, S. and Iwasato, T. (2014). RacGAP alpha2-chimaerin function in development adjusts cognitive ability in adulthood. Cell Rep 8(5): 1257-1264.

1 Protocol published
In vitro Assay for Dendritic Spine Retraction of Hippocampal Neurons with Sparse Labeling
Authors:  Ryohei Iwata and Takuji Iwasato, date: 09/20/2016, view: 2559, Q&A: 0
Dendritic spines are the post-synaptic structures that play a central role in excitatory synaptic transmission. Developmental spinogenesis relies on a variety of stimuli such as those derived from cell-cell communication and their downstream ...