Yutaka Yoshida, PhD

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-803-0943

Email yutaka.yoshida@cchmc.org

Molecular mechanisms of neural circuit formation in the developing spinal cord.

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BS: Keio University, 1994.

PhD: University of Tokyo, 1999.

Postdoctoral fellow: University of Tokyo, 1999-2002; Columbia University, 2002-2007.

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Fukuhara K, Imai F, Ladle DR, Katayama K, Leslie JR, Arber S, Jessell TM, Yoshida Y. Specificity of monosynaptic sensory connections imposed by repellent sema3e-plexinD1 signaling. Cell Rep. 2013 Nov 14;5(3):748-58.

Katayama K, Imai F, Campbell K, Lang RA, Zhneg Y, Yoshida Y. RhoA and Cdc42 are required in pre-migratory progenitors of the medial ganglionic eminence ventricular zone for proper cortical interneuron migration. Development. 2013 Aug;140(15):3139-45.

Katayama K, Leslie JR, Lang RA, Zheng Y, Yoshida Y. Left-right locomotor circuitry depends upon RhoA-driven organization of the neuroepithelium in the developing spinal cord. Journal of Neuroscience. 2012 Jul 25;32(30):10396-407.

Leslie JR, Imai F, Fukuhara K, Takegahara N, Rizvi TA, Friedel RH, Wang F, Kumanogoh A, Yoshida Y. Ectopic myelinating oligodendrocytes in the dorsal spinal cord as a consequence of changing semaphorin6D signaling inhibit synapse formation. Development. 2011.

Katayama K, Melendez J, Baumann JM, Leslie JR, Chauhan BK, Nemkul N, Lang RA, Kuan CY, Zheng Y, Yoshida Y. Loss of RhoA in neural progenitor cells causes the disruption of adherens junctions and hyperproliferation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 May 3;108(18):7607-12.

Pecho-Vrieseling E, Sigrist M, Yoshida Y, Jessell TM, and Arber S. Specificity of Monosynaptic Sensory-Motor Connections Encoded by Sema3e-PlexinD1. Nature. 2009 459:842-6.

Yoshida Y, Han B, Mendelsohn M, Jessell TM. PlexinA1 signaling directs the segregation of proprioceptive sensory axons in the developing spinal cord. Neuron. 2006 52:775-88.

Gu C*, Yoshida Y*, Livet J., Reimert DV, Mann F, Merte J, Henderson CE, Jessell TM, Kolodkin AL, Ginty DD. Semaphorin 3E and plexin-D1 control vascular pattern independently of neuropilins. Science. 2005 307:265-8. (* denotes equal contribution)

Yoshida Y, Nakamura T, Komoda M, Satoh H, Suzuki T, Tsuzuku JK, Miyasaka T, Yoshida EH, Umemori H, Kunisaki RK, Tani K, Ishii S, Mori S, Suganuma M, Noda T, Yamamoto T. Mice lacking a transcriptional corepressor Tob are predisposed to cancer. Genes Dev. 2003 17:1201-6.

Yoshida Y, Tanakam S, Umemori H, Minowa O, Usui M, Ikematsu N, Hosoda E, Imamura T, Kuno J, Yamashita T, Miyazono K, Noda M, Noda T, Yamamoto T. Negative regulation of BMP/Smad signaling by Tob in osteoblasts. Cell. 2000 103:1085-97.