SANO, Kazuhiro

Title Junior Assistant Professor
Email sano.kazuhiro.gb@u.tsukuba.ac.jp
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Degree Ph.D in Neuroscience
Division Psychology
Research Field Behavioral Neuroendocrinology
Undergraduate Program School of Human Sciences, College of Psychology
Graduate School Program (Main)
Graduate School Program (Sub)
Research Themes

The role of gonadal steroid hormone in the regulation of social behaviors and the development of their neural bases.

Publications/Major Achievements
  1. Sano Kazuhiro, Morimoto Chihiro, Nakata Mariko, Musatov Sergei, Tsuda Mumeko C, Yamaguchi Naoko, Sakamoto Toshiro, Ogawa Sonoko, “ The role of estrogen receptor bin the dorsal raphe nucleus on the expression of female sexual behavior in C57BL/6J mice.” Frontiers in Endocrinology, Vol. 9, Article 243, May 2018. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2018.00243
  2. Sano Kazuhiro, Nakata Mariko, Musatov Sergei, Morishita Masahiro,
    Sakamoto Toshiro, Tsukahara Shinji, Ogawa Sonoko, “Pubertal activation of estrogen receptor ain the medial amygdala is essential for the full expression of male social behavior in mice.”Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Vol. 113, No. 27, pp. 7632-7637, July 2016.
  3. Sano Kazuhiro, Isobe Tomohiko, Yang Jiaxin, Win-Shew Tin-Tin, Yoshikane Mitsuha, Nakayama Shoji F, Kawashima Takaharu, Suzuki Go, Hashimoto Shunji, Nohara Keiko, Tohyama Chiharu, Maekawa Fumihiko, “In uteroand lactational exposure to acetamiprid induces abnormalities in socio-sexual and anxiety-related behaviors of male mice.” Frontiers in Neuroscience, Vol. 10, Article 228, June 2016.
    doi: 10.3389/fnins.2016.00228
  4. Nakata Mariko, Sano Kazuhiro, Musatov Sergei, Yamaguchi Naoko, Sakamoto Toshiro, Ogawa Sonoko, “Effects of prepubertal or adult site-specific knockdown of estrogen receptor bin the medial preoptic area and medial amygdala on social behaviors in male mice.” eNeuro, Vol. 3, No. 2, e0155-15, March 2016. doi: 10.1523/ENEURO.0155-15.2016
  5. Sano Kazuhiro, Tsuda Mumeko C, Musatov Sergei, Sakamoto Toshiro, Ogawa Sonoko, “Differential effects of site-specific knockdown of estrogen receptor α in the medial amygdala, medial preoptic area, and ventromedial nucleus of the hypothalamus on the sexual and aggressive behavior of male mice.” European Journal of Neuroscience, Vol. 37, No. 8, pp. 1308-1319, April 2013.
Scientific Membership

The Japan Neuroscience Society
Japanese Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology
The Japanese Society for Animal Psychology
The Physiological Society of Japan

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