Name: Takeshi Kaneko
Sex: Male
Date of birth: 20 January 1956
Place of birth: Tokyo, Japan
Marital status: Married
Nationality: Japanese
Mailing address:
Departmend of Morphological Brain Science
Graduate School of Medicine,
Kyoto University,
Kyoto 606-01, Japan.
Tel. +75-753-4331, Fax. +75-753-4340
e-mail
kaneko@mbs.med.kyoto-u.ac.jp

 

Education, research and professional experience:

1974 Apr-1980 Mar, Medical course student at Faculty of Medicine, Kyoto University

1980 Mar, Awarded the degree of M.D.

1980 Apr-1981 Mar, Department of Neurology, Kyoto University Hospital, Kyoto University, working as a Neurologist

1981 Apr-1983 Jun, Yokufukai Hospital, Tokyo, working as a Neurologist

1983 Apr-1985 Jul, Ph.D. course student at the Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, Kyoto University.

1984 Jun, Awarded the diploma for Neurologist from Japanese Society of Neurology

1985 Aug-1990 Jun, Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy (Mizuno Lab), Faculty of Medicine, Kyoto Univeristy

1988 Jul, Awarded the degree of Ph.D. in neuroanatomy for a thesis entitled "Immunohistochemical study of glutaminase-containing neurons in the cerebral cortex and thalamus of the rat", supervised by Professor N. Mizuno

1990 Jun-1991 Jan, Assistant Professor, Department of Morphological Brain Science (Mizuno Lab), Faculty of Medicine, Kyoto Univeristy

1991 Feb-1995 Mar, Associate Professor, Department of Morphological Brain Science (Mizuno Lab), Faculty of Medicine, Kyoto Univeristy

1991 Dec-1992 Oct, Guest Investigator at Rockefeller University, New York, U.S.A.

1995 Apr-1998 Jul, Associate Professor, Department of Morphological Brain Science (Mizuno Lab), Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto Univeristy

1998 Aug-present, Professor and Chair, Department of Morphological Brain Science, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto Univeristy

 

Membership of academic societies:

Japanese Society of Neurology
Japanese Association of Anatomists
Japan Neuroscience Society

 

Major concern:

Local circuit in the cerebral cortex
Glutamatergic system in the central nervous system
Local circuit in the striatum (cuadate-putamen)

 

Technical Experience:

1. Neuroanatomy;

Hodological study with neuronal tracers such as HRP, WGA-HRP, Dextran Amines and PHA-L
Immunocytochemistry
Electron microscopy

2. Electrophysiology;

In vivo and in vitro intracellular recording

3. Biochemistry;

Enzyme assay
Purification of enzymes and immunoglobulins
Polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis
Immunoblotting tests
Production of polyclonal antisera and monoclonal antibodies

4. Others;

Computor programming for database


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