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Jason Aoto

TitleAsst Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus
DepartmentSOM - Pharmacology

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    K99MH103531     (AOTO, JASON)Apr 1, 2014 - Mar 31, 2016
    Synaptic Dissection of Cell Adhesion Molecule Function within Subicular Circuits
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R00MH103531     (AOTO, JASON)Feb 24, 2016 - Dec 31, 2019
    Synaptic Dissection of Cell Adhesion Molecule Function within Subicular Circuits
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R01MH116901     (AOTO, JASON)Jun 1, 2018 - Apr 30, 2023
    Functional and mechanistic interrogation of alpha neurexin extracellular domains
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Liu Q, Sinnen BL, Boxer EE, Schneider MW, Grybko MJ, Buchta WC, Gibson ES, Wysoczynski CL, Ford CP, Gottschalk A, Aoto J, Tucker CL, Kennedy MJ. A Photoactivatable Botulinum Neurotoxin for Inducible Control of Neurotransmission. Neuron. 2019 Jan 15. PMID: 30704911.
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    2. Purkey AM, Woolfrey KM, Crosby KC, Stich DG, Chick WS, Aoto J, Dell'Acqua ML. AKAP150 Palmitoylation Regulates Synaptic Incorporation of Ca2+-Permeable AMPA Receptors to Control LTP. Cell Rep. 2018 Oct 23; 25(4):974-987.e4. PMID: 30355502.
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    3. Földy C, Darmanis S, Aoto J, Malenka RC, Quake SR, Südhof TC. Single-cell RNAseq reveals cell adhesion molecule profiles in electrophysiologically defined neurons. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 08 30; 113(35):E5222-31. PMID: 27531958.
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    4. Pak C, Danko T, Zhang Y, Aoto J, Anderson G, Maxeiner S, Yi F, Wernig M, Südhof TC. Human Neuropsychiatric Disease Modeling using Conditional Deletion Reveals Synaptic Transmission Defects Caused by Heterozygous Mutations in NRXN1. Cell Stem Cell. 2015 Sep 03; 17(3):316-28. PMID: 26279266; PMCID: PMC4560990.
    5. Anderson GR, Aoto J, Tabuchi K, Földy C, Covy J, Yee AX, Wu D, Lee SJ, Chen L, Malenka RC, Südhof TC. ß-Neurexins Control Neural Circuits by Regulating Synaptic Endocannabinoid Signaling. Cell. 2015 Jul 30; 162(3):593-606. PMID: 26213384; PMCID: PMC4709013.
    6. Aoto J, Földy C, Ilcus SM, Tabuchi K, Südhof TC. Distinct circuit-dependent functions of presynaptic neurexin-3 at GABAergic and glutamatergic synapses. Nat Neurosci. 2015 Jul; 18(7):997-1007. PMID: 26030848; PMCID: PMC4482778.
    7. Chanda S, Aoto J, Lee SJ, Wernig M, Südhof TC. Pathogenic mechanism of an autism-associated neuroligin mutation involves altered AMPA-receptor trafficking. Mol Psychiatry. 2016 Feb; 21(2):169-77. PMID: 25778475; PMCID: PMC4573762.
    8. Aoto J, Martinelli DC, Malenka RC, Tabuchi K, Südhof TC. Presynaptic neurexin-3 alternative splicing trans-synaptically controls postsynaptic AMPA receptor trafficking. Cell. 2013 Jul 03; 154(1):75-88. PMID: 23827676; PMCID: PMC3756801.
    9. Anderson GR, Galfin T, Xu W, Aoto J, Malenka RC, Südhof TC. Candidate autism gene screen identifies critical role for cell-adhesion molecule CASPR2 in dendritic arborization and spine development. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Oct 30; 109(44):18120-5. PMID: 23074245; PMCID: PMC3497786.
    10. Sarti F, Schroeder J, Aoto J, Chen L. Conditional RARa knockout mice reveal acute requirement for retinoic acid and RARa in homeostatic plasticity. Front Mol Neurosci. 2012; 5:16. PMID: 22419906; PMCID: PMC3279749.
    11. Aoto J, Nam CI, Poon MM, Ting P, Chen L. Synaptic signaling by all-trans retinoic acid in homeostatic synaptic plasticity. Neuron. 2008 Oct 23; 60(2):308-20. PMID: 18957222; PMCID: PMC2634746.
    12. Maghsoodi B, Poon MM, Nam CI, Aoto J, Ting P, Chen L. Retinoic acid regulates RARalpha-mediated control of translation in dendritic RNA granules during homeostatic synaptic plasticity. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Oct 14; 105(41):16015-20. PMID: 18840692; PMCID: PMC2572971.
    13. Aoto J, Ting P, Maghsoodi B, Xu N, Henkemeyer M, Chen L. Postsynaptic ephrinB3 promotes shaft glutamatergic synapse formation. J Neurosci. 2007 Jul 11; 27(28):7508-19. PMID: 17626212.
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    14. Aoto J, Chen L. Bidirectional ephrin/Eph signaling in synaptic functions. Brain Res. 2007 Dec 12; 1184:72-80. PMID: 17166489; PMCID: PMC2170431.
    15. Sainson RC, Aoto J, Nakatsu MN, Holderfield M, Conn E, Koller E, Hughes CC. Cell-autonomous notch signaling regulates endothelial cell branching and proliferation during vascular tubulogenesis. FASEB J. 2005 Jun; 19(8):1027-9. PMID: 15774577.
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    16. Nakatsu MN, Sainson RC, Pérez-del-Pulgar S, Aoto JN, Aitkenhead M, Taylor KL, Carpenter PM, Hughes CC. VEGF(121) and VEGF(165) regulate blood vessel diameter through vascular endothelial growth factor receptor 2 in an in vitro angiogenesis model. Lab Invest. 2003 Dec; 83(12):1873-85. PMID: 14691306.
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    17. Nakatsu MN, Sainson RC, Aoto JN, Taylor KL, Aitkenhead M, Pérez-del-Pulgar S, Carpenter PM, Hughes CC. Angiogenic sprouting and capillary lumen formation modeled by human umbilical vein endothelial cells (HUVEC) in fibrin gels: the role of fibroblasts and Angiopoietin-1. Microvasc Res. 2003 Sep; 66(2):102-12. PMID: 12935768.
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