Fumiko Kawasaki

Associate Research Professor

Fumiko Kawasaki

Research Summary

Genetic and Molecular Studies of Neural Function and Degeneration

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Drosophila Neuroglia Synapses Neurotransmitter Agents Synaptic Vesicles Snare Proteins Small Heat Shock Proteins Synapse Proteins Synaptic Transmission Muscles Muscle Temperature Hot Temperature Microtubule Associated Proteins Endocytosis Mitochondrial Proteins Exocytosis Membranes Cell Membrane Constriction Coma Genes Presynaptic Terminals Membrane Proteins

Most Recent Papers

Small heat shock proteins mediate cell-autonomous and -nonautonomous protection in a Drosophila model for environmental-stress-induced degeneration

Fumiko Kawasaki, Noelle L. Koonce, Linda Guo, Shahroz Fatima, Catherine Qiu, Mackenzie T. Moon, Yunzhen Zheng, Richard W. Ordway, 2016, DMM Disease Models and Mechanisms on p. 953-964

A distinct perisynaptic glial cell type forms tripartite neuromuscular synapses in the Drosophila adult

Alexandra L. Strauss, Fumiko Kawasaki, Richard W. Ordway, 2015, PloS one

Molecular mechanisms of COMPLEXIN fusion clamp function in synaptic exocytosis revealed in a new Drosophila mutant

Janani Iyer, Christopher J. Wahlmark, Giselle A. Kuser-Ahnert, Fumiko Kawasaki, 2013, Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience on p. 244-254

Genetic analysis in drosophila reveals a role for the mitochondrial protein P32 in synaptic transmission

Andrew Lutas, Christopher J. Wahlmark, Shaona Acharjee, Fumiko Kawasaki, 2012, G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics on p. 59-69

The DISABLED protein functions in CLATHRIN-mediated synaptic vesicle endocytosis and exoendocytic coupling at the active zone

Fumiko Kawasaki, Janani Iyer, Lisa L. Posey, Chichun E. Sun, Samantha E. Mammen, Huaru Yan, Richard W. Ordway, 2011, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. E222-E229

Activity-dependent interactions of NSF and SNAP at living synapses

Wenhua Yu, Fumiko Kawasaki, Richard W. Ordway, 2011, Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience on p. 19-27

A tripartite synapse model in Drosophila

Rie Danjo, Fumiko Kawasaki, Richard W. Ordway, 2011, PloS one

Molecular mechanisms determining conserved properties of short-term synaptic depression revealed in NSF and SNAP-25 conditional mutants

Fumiko Kawasaki, Richard W. Ordway, 2009, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 14658-14663

MAP1 structural organization in Drosophila

Beiyan Zou, Huaru Yan, Fumiko Kawasaki, Richard W. Ordway, 2008, Biochemical Journal on p. 63-71

Properties of short-term synaptic depression at larval neuromuscular synapses in wild-type and temperature-sensitive paralytic mutants of Drosophila

Ying Wu, Fumiko Kawasaki, Richard W. Ordway, 2005, Journal of Neurophysiology on p. 2396-2405

Most-Cited Papers

A tripartite synapse model in Drosophila

Rie Danjo, Fumiko Kawasaki, Richard W. Ordway, 2011, PloS one

The DISABLED protein functions in CLATHRIN-mediated synaptic vesicle endocytosis and exoendocytic coupling at the active zone

Fumiko Kawasaki, Janani Iyer, Lisa L. Posey, Chichun E. Sun, Samantha E. Mammen, Huaru Yan, Richard W. Ordway, 2011, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. E222-E229

Activity-dependent interactions of NSF and SNAP at living synapses

Wenhua Yu, Fumiko Kawasaki, Richard W. Ordway, 2011, Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience on p. 19-27

Molecular mechanisms of COMPLEXIN fusion clamp function in synaptic exocytosis revealed in a new Drosophila mutant

Janani Iyer, Christopher J. Wahlmark, Giselle A. Kuser-Ahnert, Fumiko Kawasaki, 2013, Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience on p. 244-254

Genetic analysis in drosophila reveals a role for the mitochondrial protein P32 in synaptic transmission

Andrew Lutas, Christopher J. Wahlmark, Shaona Acharjee, Fumiko Kawasaki, 2012, G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics on p. 59-69

Small heat shock proteins mediate cell-autonomous and -nonautonomous protection in a Drosophila model for environmental-stress-induced degeneration

Fumiko Kawasaki, Noelle L. Koonce, Linda Guo, Shahroz Fatima, Catherine Qiu, Mackenzie T. Moon, Yunzhen Zheng, Richard W. Ordway, 2016, DMM Disease Models and Mechanisms on p. 953-964

A distinct perisynaptic glial cell type forms tripartite neuromuscular synapses in the Drosophila adult

Alexandra L. Strauss, Fumiko Kawasaki, Richard W. Ordway, 2015, PloS one