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Researcher Information

last modified:2022/03/18

Assistant Professor TSUNO, Yusuke

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Faculty, Affiliation

Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences

College and School Educational Field

Division of Medical Sciences, Graduate School of Medical Science
Division of Medical Science, Graduate School of Medical Science
School of Medicine, College of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences


Department of Integrative Neurophysiology TEL:076-265-2173 FAX:076-234-4224

Academic Background

【Academic background(Doctoral/Master's Degree)】
The University of Tokyo, Department of Physiology, Graduate School of Medicine Doctor 2009 Completed
The University of Tokyo, Department of Physiology, Graduate School of Medicine Master 2005 Completed
【Academic background(Bachelor's Degree)】
The University of Tokyo, Laboratory of Neurobiophysics, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences 2003


Kanazawa University, Graduate School of Medical Science Department of Integrative Neurophysiology Assistant Professor(2018/04-)
University of Utah Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy Postdoctoral Fellow(2015/09-2018/03)
Boston University Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences Postdoctoral Associate(2010/01-2015/08)
Boston University Department of Biology Research Associate(2009/04-2009/12)

Year & Month of Birth

Academic Society

The Japan Neuroscience Society
Society for Neuroscience
Japanese Society for Chronobiology
The Physiological Society of Japan


○The 2019-2020 Interstellar Initiative, Outstanding Team Presentation Award(2020/02/21)


Neurophysiology/General neuroscience

Speciality Keywords

Electrophysiology, Imaging, Learning, Memory, Sleep, Olfactory System, Circadian Rhythm, Acetylcholine

Research Themes



  •  GABA from vasopressin neurons regulates the time at which suprachiasmatic nucleus molecular clocks enable circadian behavior. Takashi Maejima, Yusuke Tsuno, Shota Miyazaki, Yousuke Tsuneoka, Emi Hasegawa, Md Tarikul Islam, Ryosuke Enoki, Takahiro J. Nakamura, Michihiro Mieda Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 118 e2010168118 2021/02/09 

Conference Presentations


Arts and Fieldwork


Theme to the desired joint research

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research

○Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(C)「In vivo analysis of suprachiasmatic nucleus AVP neurons using multiple type sensors」(2020-2022) 
○Grant-in-Aid for Research Activity start-up「Cell-type specific calcium imaging of suprachiasmatic nucleus with fiber photometry」(2018-2019) 

Competitive research funding,Contribution

○"Cholinergic input in fast versus slow cognitive decline upon aging" Healthy Longevity Global Grand Challenge, Catalyst Award  (Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development)(2020-2021)

Collaborative research,Consignment study

Classes (Bachelors)


Classes (Graduate Schools)

○Molecular Neuroscience and Integrative Physiology(2021)
○The Function of the Human Body(2021)
○Molecular Neuroscience and Integrative Physiology(2020)
○The Function of the Human Body(2020)
○The Function of the Human Body(2019)
○Molecular Neuroscience and Integrative Physiology(2019)
○Molecular Neuroscience and Integrative Physiology(2018)

International Project

International Students

Lecture themes

Others (Social Activities)

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