Yukiori Goto

(後藤 幸織) A

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AFFILIATION

Cognition & Learning Section, Associate Professor

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OFFICE ADDRESS Kyoto University Primate Research Institute Cognition & Learning Section, Room 421 41-2 Kanrin, Inuyama, Aichi 484-8506 (Japan) A PHONE/FAX +81 (568)63-0551 A A E-MAIL goto.yukiori.5c[at]kyoto-u.ac.jp A RESEARCH AREAS & INTERESTS            ・Evolutionary psychiatry ・Biological psychiatry ・Neuropsychopharmacology ・Social genomics EDUCATION & APPOINTMENTS 1994-1998 Sophia University, Faculty of Sciences & Engineering, Department of Physics 1998-1999 University of Oregon (Eugene, OR, USA), Biology Major 1999-2003 Albany Medical College (Albany, NY, USA), Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences, Center for Neuropharmacology & Neuroscience (Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences) 2003-2006 Research Associate, University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA, USA), Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences, Department of Neuroscience 2006-2006 Research Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA, USA), Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences, Department of Neuroscience 2006-2007 Human Frontier Science Program Short-term Fellow, University of Paris VI (Paris, France), Department of Neurobiology 2007-2012 Assistant Professor, McGill University (Montreal, QC, Canada), School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry 2012-Present Associate Professor, Kyoto University Primate Research Institute (Aichi, Japan) A AWARDS 2007 Japan Neuroscience Society Young Investigator Award

2006 Human Frontier Science Program Short-term Fellowship

2005 International Congress on Schizophrenia Research Young Investigator Award

2004 Collegium Internationale Neuropsychopharmacologium Rafaelsen Young Investigator Award

2003 Albany Medical College Frank C. Ferguson Jr. Prize for Excellence in the Quality of Science

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MEMBERSHIPS ・Society for Neuroscience ・Collegium Internationale Neuropsychopharmacologium ・Japan Neuroscience Society ・Japan Society of Evolutionary Studies ・Japan Emotionology Society ・Japanese Society of Neuropsychopharmacology ・Institute of Seizon and Life Sciences

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RESEARCH AND SCHOLARLY ACTIVITY

(PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES)

26. Yamaguchi, Y., Lee, Y. A., and Goto, Y. (2015) Dopamine in socioecological and evolutionary perspective: Implications for psychiatric disorders. Frontiers in Neuroscience, Section of Evolutionary Psychology and Neuroscience, 9: 219.

25. Lee, Y. A., Yamaguchi, Y., and Goto, Y. (2015) Neurodevelopmental plasticity in pre- and postnatal environmental interactions: Implications for psychiatric disorders from an evolutionary perspective. Neural Plasticity, 2015: 291476.

24. Lee, Y. A. and Goto, Y. (2015) Chronic stress effects on working memory: association with prefrontal cortical tyrosine hydroxylase. Behavioural Brain Research, 286: 122-127.

23. Lee, Y. A. and Goto, Y. (2015) Prefrontal cortical dopamine in evolutionary perspective. Neuroscience Bulletin, 31: 164-174.

22. Tohda, C., Lee, Y. A., Goto, Y., Nemere, I. (2013) Diosgenin-induced cognitive enhancement in normal mice is mediated by 1,25D3-MARRS. Scientific Reports, 3: 3395.

21. Lee,Y. A. and Goto, Y. (2013) Reconsideration of animal models of schizophrenia and other psychiatric disorders with evolutionary perspective. Medical Hypotheses, 81: 1120-1126. 20. Lee, Y. A. and Goto, Y. (2013) Habenula and ADHD: Convergence on Time. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 37: 1801-1809. 19. Lee, Y. A. and Goto, Y. (2013) Prenatal and postnatal stress interaction: environmental adaptation hypothesis. Journal of Physiology-Paris, 107: 483-492.   18. Goto, Y. and Lee, Y. A. (2011) Is schizophrenia developmental adaptation to environmental menaces? Medical Hypotheses, 77: 756-762.   17. Lee, Y. A. and Goto, Y. (2011) Chronic stress modulation of prefrontal cortical NMDA receptor expression disrupts limbic structures-prefrontal cortical interaction. European Journal of Neuroscience, 34: 426-436.   16. Lee, Y. A. and Goto, Y. (2011) Neurodevelopmental disruption of cortico-striatal function caused by degeneration of habenula neurons. PLoS ONE, 6: e19450   15. Lee, Y. A., Poirier, P., Otani, S., and Goto, Y. (2011) Dorsal-ventral distinction of chronic stress-induced electrophysiological alterations in the rat medial prefrontal cortex. Neuroscience, 183: 108-120   14. Goto, Y., Yang, C. R., and Otani, S. (2010) Prefrontal cortical function and dysfunction in psychiatric disorder: Insights from synaptic plasticity. Biological Psychiatry, 67: 199-207   13. Goto, Y. and Grace, A. A. (2008) Limbic and cortical information processing in the nucleus accumbens. Trends in Neuroscience, 31: 552-558   12. Sengupta, S., Grizenko, N., Schmitz, N., Schwartz, G., Bellingham, J., Polotskaia, A., Stepanian, M. T., Goto, Y., Grace, A. A., and Joober, R. (2008) COMT Val108/158Met polymorphism and the modulation of task-oriented behaviour in children with ADHD. Neuropsychopharmacology, 33: 3069-3077   11. Goto, Y. and Grace, A. A. (2008) Dopamine modulation of hippocampal-prefrontal cortical interaction drives memory-guided behavior. Cerebral Cortex, 18: 1407-1414   10. Goto, Y., Otani, S., and Grace A.A. (2007) The yin and yang of dopamine release: a new perspective. Neuropharmacology, 53: 583-587   9. Grace, A. A., Floresco, S. B., Goto, Y., and Lodge, D. J. (2007) The regulation of dopamine neuron firing and the control of goal-directed behaviors. Trends in Neuroscience, 30: 220-227   8. Goto, Y. and Grace, A. A. (2006) Alterations in prefrontal cortical activity and plasticity in adult rats with disruption of cortical development. Biological Psychiatry, 60: 1259-1267   7. Goto, Y. and Grace, A. A. (2005) Dopamine modulation of limbic and cortical drive of nucleus accumbens in goal-directed behavior. Nature Neuroscience, 8: 805-812   6. Goto, Y. and Grace, A. A. (2005) Dopamine-dependent interaction between limbic and cortical plasticity in the nucleus accumbens: disruption by cocaine sensitization. Neuron, 47: 255-266   5. Goto, Y. and O’Donnell, P. (2004) Prefrontal lesion restores normal accumbens response to ventral tegmental area stimulation in animal model of schizophrenia. Biological Psychiatry, 55: 172-176   4. Goto, Y. and O’Donnell, P. (2002) Timing-dependent limbic-motor synaptic integration in the nucleus accumbens. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 99: 13189-13193   3. Goto, Y. and O’Donnell, P. (2002) Delayed mesolimbic system alteration in a developmental animal model of schizophrenia. Journal of Neuroscience, 22: 9070-9077   2. Goto, Y. and O’Donnell, P. (2001) Network synchrony in the nucleus accumbens. Journal of Neuroscience, 21: 4498-4504 1. Goto, Y. and O’Donnell, P. (2001) Synchronous activity in the hippocampus and nucleus accumbens in vivo. Journal of Neuroscience, 21: RC131 A A (NON-PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATION) 9. Lee, Y. A., Yamaguchi, Y., and Goto, Y. (2015) Increased risk of psychiatric disorders by Toxoplasma Gondii: Symbiosis in evolution of brain function? Journal of Seizon and Life Sciences, in press. 8. Yamaguchi, Y., Lee, Y. A., and Goto, Y. (2015) Reconsideration of biological mechanisms of psychiatric disorders with evolutionary perspective. Journal of Seizon and Life Sciences, in press. 7. Goto, Y. and Aoki, K. (2012) Prenatal neurodevelopmental alterations as environmental adaptation: Implication for psychiatric disorders. Journal of Seizon and Life Sciences, 23 (Series A): 37-51 6. Goto, Y. (2008) Roles of dopamine in goal-directed behavior: Implication for schizophrenia. Jikken Igaku (Editors: Manabe, T., Okamoto, H.) Yodosha, 26: 133-139 5. Goto, Y. and Otani, S. (2007) Prefrontal cortical synaptic plasticity: the roles of dopamine and implication for schizophrenia. In: Monoaminergic Modulation of Cortical Excitability (Editors: Teng, K.Y., Atzori, M.) Springer: 165-174 4. Goto, Y. and Grace, A. A. (2007) The dopamine system and the pathophysiology of schizophrenia: A basic science perspective. In: Integrating the Neurobiology of Schizophrenia: International Review of Neurobiology (Editors: Abi-Dargham, A., Guillin, O.) Elsevier, 78C: 41-68 3. Goto, Y., Tseng, K. Y., Lewis, B. L., and O’Donnell, P. (2004) Dopamine modulation of prefrontal cortical neural ensembles and synaptic plasticity: Potential involvement in schizophrenia. In: Prefrontal Cortex: from Synaptic Plasticity to Cognition (Editor: Otani, S.) Kluwer Academic Press: 61-84 2. Goto, Y. and O’Donnell, P. (2003) Altered prefrontal cortex – nucleus accumbens information processing in a developmental animal model of schizophrenia. In: Glutamate and Disorders of Cognition and Motivation: Annals of New York Academy of Sciences (Editors: Moghaddam, B., Wolf, M. E) New York Academy of Sciences, 1003: 398-401 1. Goto, Y. and O’Donnell, P. (2002) Hippocampal regulation of prefrontal cortex – nucleus accumbens information processing. The role of dopamine. In: The Basal Ganglia VII (Editor: Nicholson, L.B.) Kluwer Academic Press: 201-209 A

(ABSTRACTS FOR CONFERENCE PRESENTATION)

56. Yamaguchi, Y., Lee, Y. A., Kato, A., and Goto, Y. (2015) The role of dopamine D1 receptor in non-human primate society. Gordon Research Conference (Catecholamines), Newry, ME, USA.

55. Yamaguchi, Y., Lee, Y. A., Kato, A., and Goto, Y. (2015) The role of dopamine D1 receptor in non-human primate society. 38th Annual Meeting of the Japan Neuroscience Society, P2-300.

54. Kim, Y. J., Kim, M. J., Goto, Y., and Lee, Y. A. (2015) The effects of Astragalus Membranaceus leaves in memory formation. 38th Annual Meeting of the Japan Neuroscience Society, P2-274.

53. Lee, Y. A., and Goto, Y. (2015) Alterations of cognitive and affective function as environmental adaptation revealed by prenatal and postnatal stress interaction. 38th Annual Meeting of the Japan Neuroscience Society, P2-229.

52. Goto, Y., Ogawa, S., Lee, Y. A., and Yamaguchi, Y. (2015) Secondary chronic stress-induced cognitive dysfunction in children with autism spectrum disorder. 38th Annual Meeting of the Japan Neuroscience Society, P1-153.

51. Yamaguchi, Y., Lee, Y. A., Kato, A., and Goto, Y. (2014) Are behavioral alterations caused by attenuated dopamine D1 system really deficits in animal society? The Social Brain Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark.

50. Goto, Y., and Lee, Y. A. (2014) Evolutionary psychiatry: Reconsideration of biological mechanisms of psychiatric disorders with evolutionary perspective. 37th Annual Meeting of the Japan Neuroscience Society, P3-362.

49. Lee, Y. A. and Goto, Y. (2014) Near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) in non-human primates: Toward search of biological markers for neurodevelopmental and psychiatric disorders. 37th Annual Meeting of the Japan Neuroscience Society, P2-394.

48. Goto, Y., Lee, Y. A., and Takita, M. (2013) The habenula in the pathogenesis of ADHD. 36th Annual Meeting of the Japan Neuroscience Society, S1-1-5.

47. Lee, Y. A. and Goto, Y. (2013) Prenatal stress-induced neurodevelopmental alterations as environmental adaptation. 36th Annual Meeting of the Japan Neuroscience Society, P1-1-189.

46. Takita, M., Lee, Y. A., and Goto, Y. (2013) The developmental changes in correlations between prefrontal dopamine/serotonin release and open-field behaviors with neonatal habenula lesion. 36th Annual Meeting of the Japan Neuroscience Society, P1-1-188.

 45. Takita, M., Lee, Y. A., and Goto, Y. (2013) The developmental changes in prefrontal cortical dopamine and serotonin release with neonatal habenula lesion. 90th Annual Meeting of the Physiological Society of Japan, 3PK-176.

 44. Takita, M., Lee, Y. A., and Goto, Y. (2011) The effects of neonatal habenula lesion on prefrontal dopamine and serotonin release in juvenile rats. 88th Annual Meeting of the Physiological Society of Japan, 3PJ-167.

 43. Lee, Y. A., and Goto, Y. (2011) Histamine H3 antagonist improves ADHD-like behavioral and electrophysiological changes caused by neonatal habenula lesion. 776.04, Neuroscience Meeting Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience Online

 42. Lee, Y. A., Yoon, H., and Goto, Y. (2010) Neonatal treatment of nicotine into the habenula induces ADHD-like behavioral alterations. 871.12, Neuroscience Meeting Planner. San Diego, CA: Society for Neuroscience Online

 41. Goto, Y., and Lee, Y. A. (2010) Alterations of spike firing in the prefrontal cortex of the animal model of ADHD with neonatal habenula lesion. 871.10, Neuroscience Meeting Planner. San Diego, CA: Society for Neuroscience Online

 40. Lee, Y. A., and Goto, Y. (2010) Neonatal habenula lesion as a novel animal model of ADHD. P46, 43rd Winter Conference on Brain Research, Breckenridge, CO

 39. Goto, Y. (2009) Synaptic plasticity induction by activation of metabotropic glutamate receptors on information processing of the prefrontal cortex. Biol Psychiatry, 65: 24S

 38. Poirier, P., Lee, Y. A., and Goto, Y. (2009) Correlation between tyrosine hydroxylase immunoreactivity in the prefrontal cortex and working memory and its alteration with chronic stress. 282.7, Neuroscience Meeting Planner. Chicago, IL: Society for Neuroscience Online

 37. Lee, Y. A., Mahar, I., and Goto, Y. (2009) Neonatal habenula lesion causes behavioral and physiological alterations resembling ADHD. 636.5, Neuroscience Meeting Planner. Chicago, IL: Society for Neuroscience Online

 36. Sild, M., and Goto, Y. (2009) A novel approach for transient knockdown of a molecule during a specific period of neurodevelopment with prenatal RNA interference. 893.12, Neuroscience Meeting Planner. Chicago, IL: Society for Neuroscience Online

 35. Poirier, P., Kalliny, C., Bhardwaj, S., Srivastava, L., Otani, S., and Goto, Y. (2008) Chronic stress produces alterations on prefrontal cortical NMDA receptor expression, synaptic plasticity induction, and cognitive function. 95.8, Neuroscience Meeting Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience Online

 34. Poirier, P., Kalliny, C., and Goto, Y. (2008) Chronic stress produces non-delay dependent disruptions of performance in working memory test. 2nd Canadian Association for Neuroscience Meeting, Montreal, QC.

 33. Mahar, I., Clarke, B., and Goto, Y. (2008) The impact of neonatal thalamic lesion on dopamine modulation of locomotor activity in prepubertal rats. 2nd Canadian Association for Neuroscience Meeting, Montreal, QC.

 32. Goto, Y., Otani, S., and Grace, A. A. (2007) Acute and chronic stress effects on dopamine-dependent synaptic plasticity induction in the hippocampal – prefrontal cortical pathway. 474.8, Neuroscience Meeting Planner. San Diego, CA: Society for Neuroscience Online

31. Goto, Y., Otani, S., and Grace, A. A. (2007) Different effects of acute vs. chronic stress on dopamine-dependent synaptic plasticity induction at hippocampal–prefrontal cortical pathway. Motivational Neural Network Conference 2007, Porquerolles, France.

 30. Grace, A.A., Goto, Y., Lodge, D. L., and Moore, H. (2007) Developmental disruption using MAM administration: Alteration of prefrontal cortical-hippocampal-accumbens information processing. International Congress of Schizophrenia Research, Colorado Springs, CO.

 29. O’Donnell, P., Tseng, K. Y., Lewis, B. L., Goto, Y., and Brady, A. M. (2007) Prefrontal cortical interneurons are critically affected in animals with a neonatal ventral hippocampal lesion. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 33: 409.

 28. Grace, A. A., Floresco, S. B., Goto, Y., Lodge, D. L. (2007) Regulation of firing of dopaminergic neurons and control of goal-directed behaviors. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 33: 404.

 27. Goto, Y., Williams, G., Otani, S., and Radley, J. (2007) Dopamine, stress, and plasticity in the prefrontal cortex. 40th Winter Conference on Brain Research, Snowmass, CO 58.

 26. Goto, Y. (2006) Developmental and environmental impacts on prefrontal information processing and plasticity. 4th Forum of European Neuroscience Society, Vienna, Austria.

 25. Goto, Y., and Grace, A. A. (2005) Retrospective and prospective memory processing in the hippocampal-prefrontal cortical network. 413.3, Neuroscience Meeting Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience Online

 24. Goto, Y. (2005) Altered prefrontal cortical synaptic plasticity in developmental disruption model of schizophrenia. Biological Psychiatry, 57: 152S-153S

 23. Goto, Y. and Grace, A. A. (2005) Abnormally enhanced synaptic plasticity in the prefrontal cortex of the neurodevelopmental disruption rodent model of schizophrenia: relation to stress vulnerability. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 31: 246-247.

 22. Grace, A. A. and Goto, Y. (2004) Hippocampal modulation of the dopamine system and its reciprocal influence on hippocampal efferents. Neuropsychopharmacology, 29: S15

 21. Goto, Y. and Grace, A. A. (2004) D1 and D2 dependent limbic and cortical inputs into the nucleus accumbens selectively mediate different aspects of goal-directed behavior. Neuropsychopharmacology, 29: S122

 20. Goto, Y. and Grace, A. A. (2004) Rats exposed to a developmental disturbance model of schizophrenia exhibit altered information processing in the prefrontal cortex. 796.10, Neuroscience Meeting Planner. San Diego, CA: Society for Neuroscience Online

 19. O’Donnell, P. Lewis, B. L., Goto, Y., and Tseng, K. Y. (2004) Altered mesolimbic and mesocortical responses in adult animals with a neonatal ventral hippocampal lesion: reversal with antipsychotics and cortical lesions. International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology, 7: S9

 18. Grace, A. A., Floresco, S. B., West, A. R., and Goto, Y.  (2004) Dissociation of tonic and phasic dopamine neuron activity by afferent pathway activation: relationship to patterns of dopamine release. International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology, 7: S15

 17. Goto, Y. and Grace, A. A. (2004) Dopamine regulates the balance between the prefrontal cortical and hippocampal drive in the nucleus accumbens. International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology, 7: S464-S465.

 16. Goto, Y. and Grace, A. A. (2004) Dopamine-dependent synaptic plasticity in the nucleus accumbens is selectively influenced by limbic and prefrontal cortical afferent activity.  Biological Psychiatry, 55: 208S.

 15. Goto, Y., Grace, A. A., and O’Donnell, P. (2003) Dopamine modulation of synaptic plasticity and mesocorticolimbic ensemble coding: a theoretical approach. 915.4, Neuroscience Meeting Planner. New Orleans, LA: Society for Neuroscience Online

 14. O’Donnell, P. and Goto, Y. (2002) Timing-dependent integration of limbic and prefrontal cortical inputs in the nucleus accumbens. American College of Neuropsychopharmacology Abstracts, 80.

 13. O’Donnell, P. and Goto, Y. (2002) Limbic-motor coincidence detection and output selection in the nucleus accumbens. 461.9, Neuroscience Meeting Planner. Orlando, FL: Society for Neuroscience Online.  12. Goto, Y. and O’Donnell, P. (2002) Long term potentiation and its modulation by dopamine in the entorhinal cortical – prefrontal cortex and nucleus accumbens pathways. 347.15, Neuroscience Meeting Planner. Orlando, FL: Society for Neuroscience Online.

 11. Goto, Y. and O’Donnell, P. (2002) Chronic haloperidol treatment restores altered accumbens response to dopamine afferent activation in an animal model of schizophrenia. 3rd Forum of European Neuroscience Society, Paris, France, p.276.

 10. O’Donnell, P., Lewis, B. L. and Goto, Y. (2002) Functional alteration in mesocortical and mesolimbic systems in animals with a neonatal hippocampal lesion. Biological Psychiatry, 51: S142.

 9. O’Donnell, P., Lewis, B. L., and Goto, Y. (2002) Mesolimbic dopamine systems are altered in an animal model of schizophrenia. 7th Neurodegenerative Disorders: Common Molecular Mechanisms, Montego Bay, Jamaica, 49.

 8. Goto, Y. and O’Donnell, P. (2002) Physiological abnormalities in the nucleus accumbens in an animal model of schizophrenia: in vivo electrophysiological study. EMBO-FMI Conference: Organizing the Brain: Genes, Neurons and Circuits, Monte Verita, Ascona, Switzerland.

 7. Goto, Y. and O’Donnell, P. (2002) Limbic-motor integration in the nucleus accumbens. 35th Winter Conference on Brain Research, Snowmass, CO, 27-28.

 6. O’Donnell, P., Goto, Y., and Himmelheber, A.M. (2001) Limbic-cortical interactions in the nucleus accumbens: in vivo intracellular studies. American College of Neuropsychopharmacology Abstracts.

 5. Goto, Y. and O’Donnell, P. (2001) Neonatal hippocampal lesion alters nucleus accumbens response to ventral tegmental area stimulation. Society for Neuroscience Abstract, 27: 67.15.  4. O’Donnell, P. and Goto, Y. (2001) Hippocampus-nucleus accumbens network properties: in vivo recordings. Behavioral Pharmacology, 12: 71S.

 3. O’Donnell, P and Goto, Y. (2001) Hippocampal gating of nucleus accumbens neurons: simultaneous recordings from the hippocampus and accumbens. VII International Basal Ganglia Society Meeting, Waitangi, New Zealand, 20.

 2. Goto, Y. and O’Donnell, P. (2000) Local field potentials as indicators of membrane potential state transitions in nucleus accumbens neurons. Society for Neuroscience Abstract, 26: 1490.

 1. O’Donnell, P. and Goto, Y. (2000) Nucleus accumbens neuron bistable membrane potential correlates with hippocampal local field potential. Society for Neuroscience Abstract, 26: 1490.

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(INVITED LECTURES AND TALKS)

2014

2014 Annual Convention of Pharmaceutical Society of Korea (Gyeongju, Korea)

2nd Workshop on Primate Cognition Genomics (Okazaki, Japan)

36th Japanese Society of Biological Psychiatry Annual Conference (Nara, Japan)

2013

4th International Symposium on Prefrontal Cortex (Nanchang, China)

36th Annual Meeting of the Japan Neuroscience Society (Kyoto, Japan)

Dopamine 2013 (Alghero, Italy)

2012

Kyoto University Department of Psychiatry (Kyoto, Japan)

2011

2nd International Symposium on Prefrontal Cortex (Viória, Espírito Santo, Brazil)

2010

5th Annual Meeting of Japanese Society of Schizophrenia Research (Fukuoka, Japan)

Taisho Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. (Saitama, Japan)

Eberhard Karls University Werner Reichardt Centre for Integrative Neuroscience (Tubingen, Germany)

Hopital Pitie-Salpetriere Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle Epiniere (Paris, France)

University of Paris VI Department of Neurobiology (Paris, France)

43rd Winter Conference on Brain Research (Breckenridge, CO, USA)

2009

Canadian Physiological Society Winter Meeting (Monte-Sainte-Anne, QC, Canada)

Concordia University Center for Studies in Behavioral Neurobiology (Montreal, QC, Canada)

42nd Winter Conference on Brain Research (Copper Mountain, CO, USA)

2008     

RIKEN Brain Science Institute (Saitama, Japan)

63rd Annual Meeting of the Society of Biological Psychiatry (Washington, DC, USA)

2007

RIKEN Brain Science Institute (Saitama, Japan)

McGill University Douglas Research Centre (Montreal, QC, Canada)

Sophia University Human Information Science Open Research Center (Tokyo, Japan)

University of Paris VI Department of Neurobiology (Paris, France)

University of Paris XII Department of Neurobiology and Psychiatry (Creteil, France)

2006

5th Forum of European Neuroscience Society (Vienna, Austria)

H. Lundbeck A/S Department of Neurobiology (Valby, Denmark)

Baylor College of Medicine Department of Neuroscience (Houston, TX, USA)

National Institute of Radiological Sciences (Chiba, Japan)

Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (Okinawa, Japan)

Case Western Reserve University Department of Pharmacology (Cleveland, OH, USA)

JFK Medical Center New Jersey Neuroscience Institute (Edison, NJ, USA)

McGill University Department of Psychiatry (Montreal, QC, Canada)

Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research (Basel, Switzerland)

39th Winter Conference on Brain Research (Steamboat Springs, CO, USA)

2005     

Gordon Research Conference – Catecholamines (Andover, NH, USA)

National Institute of Health National Institute of Mental Health (Bethesda, MD, USA)

Sophia University Life Science Institute (Tokyo, Japan)

National Institute of Health National Institute of Alcoholic Abuse and Alcoholism (Rockville, MD, USA)

University of Massachusetts Brudnick Neuropsychiatric Research Institute (Worcester, MA, USA)

Ecole Polytechinique Federale de Lausanne Brain Mind Institute (Lausanne, Switzerland)

2004

Symposium on ADHD: Search for Its Biological Origin (Kyoto, Japan)

Kyoto University Department of Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences (Kyoto, Japan)

University of Paris VI Department of Neurobiology (Paris, France)

Albany Medical College Center for Neuropharmacology & Neuroscience (Albany, NY, USA)

2002

University of Cambridge Department of Experimental Psychology (Cambridge, UK)

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2015

Kyoto University Supporting Program for Interaction-based Initiative Team Studies (SPIRITS) 4th Meeting of Nutrition and Natural Medicine on Health: Japan-Korea Research Collaboration (Kyoto, Japan)

2014

Kyoto University Supporting Program for Interaction-based Initiative Team Studies (SPIRITS) 3rd Meeting of Nutrition and Natural Medicine on Health: Japan-Korea Research Collaboration (Seoul, Korea)

“Evolutionary Psychiatry: Reconsideration of Biological Mechanisms of Psychiatric Disorders with Evolutionary Perspective” in: 16th Annual Meeting of Society of Evolutionary Studies, Japan (Osaka, Japan)

Kyoto University Supporting Program for Interaction-based Initiative Team Studies (SPIRITS) 2nd Meeting of Nutrition and Natural Medicine on Health: Japan-Korea Research Collaboration (Busan, Korea)

Kyoto University Supporting Program for Interaction-based Initiative Team Studies (SPIRITS) 1st Meeting of Nutrition and Natural Medicine on Health: Japan-Korea Research Collaboration (Tokyo, Japan)

2012

3rd International Symposium on Prefrontal Cortex (Kyoto, Japan)

 2011

“Biogenic Animes in Cortical Plasticity: From Animal Model to Human Application” in: 34th Annual Meeting of the Japan Neuroscience Society (Yokohama, Japan)

2009

“New Vistas of the Pathophysiology of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Animal Model Perspectives” in: 32nd Annual Meeting of the Japan Neuroscience Society (Nagoya, Japan)

“What is the Functional and Clinical Significance of the Hippocampal-Prefrontal Cortical Interaction?” in: 18th Annual Meeting of the International Behavioral Neuroscience Society (Nassau, Bahamas)

“The Common Role of Dopamine and Metabotropic Glutamate Receptors on Information Processing of the Prefrontal Cortex” in: 64th Annual Meeting of the Society of Biological Psychiatry (Vancouver, BC, Canada)

“Stress Effects on Dopamine System and Relation to Psychiatric Disorders” in: 29th European Winter Conference on Brain Research (Les Menuires, France)

“Regulation of the Dopamine System: Neurodevelopmental Perspectives and Its Impacts on Psychiatric Disorders” in: 42nd Winter Conference on Brain Research (Copper Mountain, CO, USA)

2007

“Dopamine, Stress, and Plasticity in the Prefrontal Cortex” in: 40th Winter Conference on Brain Research (Snowmass, CO, USA)

2005

“Dopamine and plasticity in the prefrontal cortex: the role in working memory and is dysfunctions in schizophrenia” in: 60th Annual Meeting of the Society of Biological Psychiatry (Atlanta, GA, USA)

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(RESEARCH GRANTS)

2014–2017 Grant-in-Aid for Exploratory Research Agency: Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) PI: Yukiori Goto Total Direct Cost: JPY¥3,100,000

2014–2015 Pharma-Inovation Discovery Competition Shionogi (FINDS2013) Agency: Shionogi & Co., Ltd. PI: Yukiori Goto Total Direct Cost: JPY¥2,200,000

2014–2015 Supporting Program for Interaction-based Initiative Team Studies (SPIRITS) Agency: Kyoto University PI: Yukiori Goto Total Direct Cost: JPY¥6,422,000

2013–2015 Research Grant Agency: The Institute of Seizon and Life Sciences Co-PI: Yukiori Goto, Young-A Lee Total Direct Cost: JPY¥1,200,000

2013–2014 Biomedical Research Grant Agency: The Ichiro Kanehara Foundation for the Promotion of Medical Sciences and Medical Care PI: Yukiori Goto Total Direct Cost: JPY¥300,000

2013–2014 Scientific Research Grant Agency: Ito Chubei Foundation PI: Yukiori Goto Total Direct Cost: JPY¥500,000

2013–2014 Young Investigator Step-up Research Grant Agency: Kyoto University PI: Yukiori Goto Total Direct Cost: JPY¥1,440,000

2011–2012 Collaborative Research Grant Agency: University of Toyama Institute of Natural Medicine Co-PI: Young-A Lee, Chihiro Tohda, Yukiori Goto Total Direct Cost: JPY¥800,000 2008–2012 Discovery Grant Agency: Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada PI: Yukiori Goto Total Direct Cost: CA$114,680

2007–2012 New Investigator Award Agency: Canadian Institute of Health Research PI: Yukiori Goto Total Direct Cost: CA$300,000

2010–2011 Young Investigator Award Agency: National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression PI: Yukiori Goto Total Direct Cost: US$60,000

2007–2010 Operating Grant Agency: Canadian Institute of Health Research PI: Yukiori Goto Total Direct Cost: CA$213,561

2007 Leaders Opportunity Fund Agency: Canadian Foundation for Innovation PI: Yukiori Goto Total Direct Cost: CA$299,349

2004–2007 Young Investigator Award Agency: National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression PI: Yukiori Goto Total Direct Cost: US$58,000

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JOURNAL EDITORSHIPS

(EDITORIAL)

2006–Present Editorial Board Member Open Neuroscience Journal

2011–Present Editorial Board Member Current Psychopharmacology

2014-Present Editorial Board Member International Journal of Neurology Research

2012–2013 Guest Editor for the special issue on the prefrontal cortex Journal of Physiology (Paris)

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・Addiction Biology ・African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology ・AIMS Public Health ・Alcoholism ・Anatomy & Physiology: Current Research ・Biological Psychiatry ・Cerebral Cortex ・Child Development Research ・Current Neuropharmacology ・European Journal of Neuroscience ・Frontiers in Human Neuroscience ・Hippocampus ・International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology ・Journal of Neuroscience ・Journal of Physiology (London) ・Journal of Physiology (Paris) ・Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience ・Medical Hypotheses ・Neuroimage ・Neuropsychopharmacology ・Neuroscience ・Neuroscience Letters ・Neuroscience Research ・Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry ・Psychopharmacology (Berl) ・Reviews in Neuroscience ・SciTechnol ・Synapse

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GRANT AGENCIES COMMITTEES AND REVIEWS

(COMMITTEES)

2011 Schizophrenia Society of Ontario Research Project Grants Ontario Mental Health Foundation

2009 R21 Cutting-Edge Basic Research Award Program (CEBRA), ZDA1 GXM-A(01), Agenda Seq Num – 214241 National Institute of Drug Abuse Special Emphasis Panel

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(AD HOC GRANT REVIEWS)

2015 Research Grants The French National Research Agency

2012 University of Crete internal grant competition

2012 Discovery Grants Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

2008 Discovery Grants Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada 2008 Operating Grants Pharmacology & Toxicology Committee Canadian Institute of Health Research     2008 Operating Grant Behavioral Science C Committee Canadian Institute of Health Research 2007 University of Puerto Rico internal grant competition A A OTHER COMMITTEES 2011–2012 Program Committee 45th Winter Conference on Brain Research 2010–2011 Program Committee 44th Winter Conference on Brain Research 2009–2010 Program Committee 43rd Winter Conference on Brain Research 2008–2009 Program Committee 42nd Winter Conference on Brain Research