Futai Lab Student Publications

 

This collection showcases the journal articles and other publications authored by researchers in the Futai Lab. The Futai Lab at the University of Massachusetts Medical School was established in 2010, in the Brudnick Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, in the Department of Psychiatry. In 2017, the Futai Lab moved to the Department of Neurobiology. Student authors are Wenjie Mao (PhD, Neuroscience Program, 2017) and Amy Cheung (MD/PhD Program).

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Publications from 2018

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Activity-Induced Regulation of Synaptic Strength through the Chromatin Reader L3mbtl1, Wenjie Mao, Anna C. Salzberg, Motokazu Uchigashima, Yuto Hasegawa, Hanno Hock, Masahiko Watanabe, Schahram Akbarian, Yuka Imamura. Kawasawa, and Kensuke Futai

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Inflammasome-derived cytokine IL18 suppresses amyloid-induced seizures in Alzheimer-prone mice, TeChen Tzeng, Yuto Hasegawa, Risa Iguchi, Amy Cheung, Daniel R. Caffrey, Elizabeth Jeanne Thatcher, Wenjie Mao, Gail Germain, Nelsy DePaula Tamburro, Shigeo Okabe, Michael T. Heneka, Eicke Latz, Kensuke Futai, and Douglas T. Golenbock

Publications from 2017

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Luciferase shRNA Presents off-Target Effects on Voltage-Gated Ion Channels in Mouse Hippocampal Pyramidal Neurons, Yuto Hasegawa, Wenjie Mao, Sucharita Saha, Georgia Gunner, Jenya Kolpakova, Gilles E. Martin, and Kensuke Futai

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Molecular Players in Preserving Excitatory-Inhibitory Balance in the Brain, Wenjie Mao

Publications from 2016

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MMP-9 and MMP-2 Contribute to Neuronal Cell Death in iPSC Models of Frontotemporal Dementia with MAPT Mutations, Md Helal Uddin Biswas, Sandra Almeida, Rodrigo Lopez-Gonzalez, Wenjie Mao, Zhijun Zhang, Anna M. Karydas, Michael D. Geschwind, Jacek Biernat, Eva-Maria Mandelkow, Kensuke Futai, Bruce L. Miller, and Fen-Biao Gao

Publications from 2015

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Shank1 regulates excitatory synaptic transmission in mouse hippocampal parvalbumin-expressing inhibitory interneurons, Wenjie Mao, Takuya Watanabe, Sukhee Cho, Jeffrey L. Frost, Tina Truong, Xiaohu Zhao, and Kensuke Futai

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Opposing calcium-dependent signalling pathways control skeletal muscle differentiation by regulating a chromatin remodelling enzyme, Brian T. Nasipak, Teresita Padilla-Benavides, Karin M. Green, John D. Leszyk, Wenjie Mao, Silvana Konda, Said Sif, Scott A. Shaffer, Yasuyuki Ohkawa, and Anthony N. Imbalzano (Nature communications)

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Cognition and mood-related behaviors in l3mbtl1 null mutant mice, Erica Y. Shen, Yan Jiang, Wenjie Mao, Kensuke Futai, Hanno Hock, and Schahram Akbarian

Publications from 2014

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Conserved higher-order chromatin regulates NMDA receptor gene expression and cognition, Rahul Bharadwaj, Cyril J. Peter, Yan Jiang, Panos Roussos, Annie Vogel-Ciernia, Erica Y. Shen, Amanda C. Mitchell, Wenjie Mao, Catheryne Whittle, Aslihan Dincer, Mira Jakovcevski, Venu Pothula, Theodore P. Rasmussen, Stella G. Giakoumaki, Panos Bitsios, Ajfar Sherif, Paul D. Gardner, Patricia Ernst, Subroto Ghose, Pamela Sklar, Vahram Haroutunian, Carol Tamminga, Richard H. Myers, Kensuke Futai, Marcelo A. Wood, and Schahram Akbarian

Publications from 2013

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Conserved chromosome 2q31 conformations are associated with transcriptional regulation of GAD1 GABA synthesis enzyme and altered in prefrontal cortex of subjects with schizophrenia, Rahul Bharadwaj, Yan Jiang, Wenjie Mao, Mira Jakovcevski, Aslihan Dincer, Winfried Krueger, Krassimira Garbett, Catheryne Whittle, Jogender S. Tushir, Jia Liu, Adolfo Sequeira, Marquis P. Vawter, Paul D. Gardner, Patrizia Casaccia, Theodore Rasmussen, William E. Bunney Jr., Karoly Mirnics, Kensuke Futai, and Schahram Akbarian