Akihito Kuboki

Postdoctoral Fellow

Affiliations

Postdoctoral Fellow, Monell Chemical Senses Center

Education

M.D., St. Marianna University School of Medicine (Japan)

Laboratory Of

Dr. Johannes Reisert

Research Summary

My research involves understanding the mechanisms of adaptation in olfactory sensory neurons to an odorous stimulus and the factors involved in homeostatic regeneration of the olfactory epithelium. I will be studying the first step of olfactory perception in order to investigate the pathophysiology of olfactory dysfunction in the periphery. I am using electrophysiological as well as cell biological approaches to address these questions.

Keywords

olfaction, electro-olfactogram, electrophysiology, signal transduction, olfactory dysfunction

Representative Publications

Kikuta S, Matsumoto Y, Kuboki A, Nakayama T, Asaka D, et al. (2016) Longer latency of sensory response to intravenous odor injection predicts olfactory neural disorder. Sci Rep. 6, 35361.

Akihito Kuboki

Contact Information

(267) 519-4793
akihito@monell.org