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Ryohei  Iwata

Ryohei Iwata


Ph.D. The Graduate University for Advanced Studies

Current position

Postdoc, Université Libre de Bruxelles


  1. Iwata, R., Matsukawa, H., Yasuda, K., Mizuno, H., Itohara, S. and Iwasato, T. (2015). Developmental RacGAP alpha2-Chimaerin Signaling Is a Determinant of the Morphological Features of Dendritic Spines in Adulthood. J Neurosci 35(40): 13728-13744.

  2. Ogiwara, I., Iwasato, T., Miyamoto, H., Iwata, R., Yamagata, T., Mazaki, E., Yanagawa, Y., Tamamaki, N., Hensch, T. K., Itohara, S. and Yamakawa, K. (2013). Nav1.1 haploinsufficiency in excitatory neurons ameliorates seizure-associated sudden death in a mouse model of Dravet syndrome. Hum Mol Genet 22(23): 4784-4804.

  3. Iwata, R., Ohi, K., Kobayashi, Y., Masuda, A., Iwama, M., Yasuda, Y., Yamamori, H., Tanaka, M., Hashimoto, R., Itohara, S. and Iwasato, T. (2014). RacGAP alpha2-chimaerin function in development adjusts cognitive ability in adulthood. Cell Rep 8(5): 1257-1264.

Protocols by Ryohei Iwata
  1. In vitro Assay for Dendritic Spine Retraction of Hippocampal Neurons with Sparse Labeling