Fumika Hamada, PhD

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-803-1662

Fax 513-803-0740

Email fumika.hamada@cchmc.org

Thermo- and pain sensation in Drosophila.

Visit the Hamada Lab.

Postdoctoral Fellow: Brandeis University, 2005 - 2009. Harvard Medical School, 2004 - 2005. 

PhD: Tokyo University of Science, Japan, 2004. 

BS: Tokyo University of Science, Japan, 1999.

Tang X, Platt MD, Lagnese CM, Leslie JR, Hamada FN. Temperature integration at the AC thermosensory neurons in Drosophila. The Journal of Neuroscience. In press.

Kaneko H, Head LM, Ling J, Liu Y, Hardin PE, Emery P, Hamada FN. Circadian rhythm of temperature preference and its neural control in Drosophila. Current Biology. 2012 Oct 9;22(19):1851-7.

Sugawara H, Iwabata K, Koshiyama A, Yanai T, Daikuhara Y, Namekawa SH, Hamada FN, Sakaguchi K. Coprinus cinereus Mer3 is required for synaptonemal complex formation during meiosis. Chromosoma. 2009 Feb;118(1):127-39.

Hamada FN, Rosenzweig M, Kang K, Pulver SR, Ghezzi A, Jegla TJ, Garrity PA. An internal thermal sensor controlling temperature preference in Drosophila. Nature. 2008 Jul 10;454(7201):217-20.

Ishii S, Koshiyama A, Hamada FN, Nara TY, Iwabata K, Sakaguchi K, Namekawa SH. Interaction between Lim15/Dmc1 and the homologue of the large subunit of CAF-1: a molecular link between recombination and chromatin assembly during meiosis. FEBS J. 2008 May;275(9):2032-41.

Garcia JL, Navarro IT, Biazzono L, Freire RL, da Silva Guimarães Junior J, Cryssafidis AL, Bugni FM, da Cunha IA, Hamada FN, Dias RC. Protective activity against oocyst shedding in cats vaccinated with crude rhoptry proteins of the Toxoplasma gondii by the intranasal route. Vet Parasitol. 2007 Apr 30;145(3-4):197-206.

Hamada FN, Koshiyama A, Namekawa SH, Ishii S, Iwabata K, Sugawara H, Nara TY, Sakaguchi K, Sawado T. Proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA) interacts with a meiosis-specific RecA homologues, Lim15/Dmc1, but does not stimulate its strand transfer activity. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2007 Jan 26;352(4):836-42.

Koshiyama A, Hamada FN, Namekawa SH, Iwabata K, Sugawara H, Sakamoto A, Ishizaki T, Sakaguchi K. Sumoylation of a meiosis-specific RecA homolog, Lim15/Dmc1, via interaction with the small ubiquitin-related modifier (SUMO)-conjugating enzyme Ubc9. FEBS J. 2006 Sep;273(17):4003-12.

Namekawa SH, Iwabata K, Sugawara H, Hamada FN, Koshiyama A, Chiku H, Kamada T, Sakaguchi K. Knockdown of LIM15/DMC1 in the mushroom Coprinus cinereus by double-stranded RNA-mediated gene silencing. Microbiology. 2005 Nov;151(Pt 11):3669-78.

Hamada FN, Park PJ, Gordadze PR, Kuroda MI. Global regulation of X chromosomal genes by the MSL complex in Drosophila melanogaster. Genes Dev. 2005 Oct 1;19(19):2289-94.