日本語
The University of Electro-Communications 
Graduate School of Informatics and Engineering, School of Informatics and Engineering 
Division of General Education 

Associate Professor 
Kohsaka Hiroshi 

Academic degrees
Ph.D.  The University of Tokyo 

Classes responsible within the university
2021  Academic Written English II  Fall semester  Undergraduate, daytime 
2021  Academic Spoken English II  Fall semester  Undergraduate, daytime 
2021  Academic English for the Second Year II  Fall semester  Undergraduate, daytime 
2021  英語演習  Fall semester  Undergraduate, mainly nighttime 
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Current research areas
Foreign language education 
Neurophysiology / General neuroscience 

Published papers
Paper  Yes  Interspecies variation of larval locomotion kinematics in the genus Drosophila and its relation to habitat temperature  Joint  Matsuo, Yuji, Nose, Akinao, Kohsaka, Hiroshi  BMC BIOLOGY  19/ 176, 1-21  2021/09/02  10.1186/s12915-021-01110-4 
Paper  Yes  Regulation of coordinated muscular relaxation in Drosophila larvae by a pattern-regulating intersegmental circuit  Hiramoto, Atsuki, Jonaitis, Julius, Niki, Sawako, Kohsaka, Hiroshi, Fetter, Richard D., Cardona, Albert, Pulver, Stefan R., Nose, Akinao  NATURE COMMUNICATIONS  12/ 1, 1289-1300  2021/05  2041-1723  10.1038/s41467-021-23273-y 
Paper  Yes  System level analysis of motor-related neural activities in larval Drosophila  Yoon, Youngteak, Park, Jeonghyuk, Taniguchi, Atsushi, Kohsaka, Hiroshi, Nakae, Ken, Nonaka, Shigenori, Ishii, Shin, Nose, Akinao  JOURNAL OF NEUROGENETICS  33/ 3, 179-189  2019/07  0167-7063  10.1080/01677063.2019.1605365 
Paper  Yes  Regulation of forward and backward locomotion through intersegmental feedback circuits in Drosophila larvae  Kohsaka, Hiroshi, Zwart, Maarten F., Fushiki, Akira, Fetter, Richard D., Truman, James W., Cardona, Albert, Nose, Akinao  NATURE COMMUNICATIONS  10/ 2654, 1-11  2019/06/14  2041-1723  10.1038/s41467-019-10695-y 
Paper  Yes  Data-driven analysis of motor activity implicates 5-HT2A neurons in backward locomotion of larval Drosophila  Park, Jeonghyuk, Kondo, Shu, Tanimoto, Hiromu, Kohsaka, Hiroshi, Nose, Akinao  SCIENTIFIC REPORTS  8, 179-189  2018/07  2045-2322  10.1038/s41598-018-28680-8 
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Research presentations
Oral presentation for an academic conference  Spatial configuration of synaptic population activities underlying the generation of larval motor patterns  Cold Spring Harbor laboratory, meeting on Neurobiology of Drosophila  Yes  Fukumasu K., Nose A. and Kohsaka H.  2021/10 
Oral presentation for an academic conference  Spatial configuration of synapse population activities underlying the generation of larval motor patterns  第14 回日本ショウジョウバエ研究会(JDRC14)  Yes  Fukumasu K., Nose A. and Kohsaka H.  2021/09 
Oral presentation for an academic conference  Dissecting the central nervous system in Drosophila larvae with expansion microscopy  第14 回日本ショウジョウバエ研究会(JDRC14)  Yes  Date T., Nose A. and Kohsaka H.  2021/09 
Oral presentation for an academic conference  Quantitative analysis of Drosophila larval locomotion based on machine vision  第44回日本神経科学大会  Yes  Zhang X., Awasaki T., Nose A. and Kohsaka H.  2021/07 
Oral presentation for an academic conference  Spatially continuous propagation of synapse population activity and its geometric structure in motor pattern generating circuits  第44回日本神経科学大会  Yes  Fukumasu K., Nose A. and Kohsaka H.  2021/07 
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Grants-in-aid for scientific research
Study of neural circuits generating smooth muscle contraction patterns  2020/04/01-2023/03/31 
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Media coverage
Newspaper  科学新聞  ショウジョウバエ幼虫 移動速度が気温と相関  2021/09/10 
Other  環境展望台  国内ニュース・「電通大など、虫の動き方と気候の相関関係を解明」 https://tenbou.nies.go.jp/news/jnews/detail.php?i=32416  2021/09/02 
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