Kenichi Okamoto, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Address:
Mount Sinai Hospital
LTRI Rm.884
600 University Ave.
Toronto, ON, M5G 1X5

Phone #: 416-586-4800 ext.4936

Web Site: http://www.lunenfeld.ca/researchers/okamoto


Research:

Developing novel technologies to visualize and manipulate protein function in the brain


Education:

Postdoctoral Fellow:  Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Ph.D.:  Osaka University, Japan
M.A.:  Toyama University, Japan
B.S.:  Toyama University, Japan


Fields of Interest:

  • Cellular and Molecular Structure and Function
  • Genetic Models of Development and Disease

Research Interests:

Elucidating the mechanisms of learning and memory is essential for understanding brain diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease and Autism. We aim to dissect the complex signaling cascades for learning & memory and related brain diseases by developing novel technologies to visualize and manipulate protein function in the brain.

 

Currently Accepting Graduate Students