Izumi Fukunaga


Izumi grew up in Japan and Malaysia, and went to London, UK to study neuroscience. She came to OIST in 2017 to investigate how sensory circuits in the brain function.

Selected Publications
Koldaeva A., Schaefer A.T., Fukunaga I. (2019) Rapid task-dependent tuning of the mouse olfactory bulb. eLife 8:e43558
Fukunaga I., Herb J.T., Kollo M., Boyden E.S. and Schaefer A.T. (2014) Independent control of gamma and theta activity by distinct interneuron networks in the olfactory bulb. Nature Neuroscience 17: 1208-1216.
Fukunaga,I., Berning,M., Kollo,M., Schmalz,A., and Schaefer A.T. (2012) Distinct Temporal Channels of Olfactory Bulb Output. Neuron 75:320-329.

Career Development Fellow, The Francis Crick Institute, UK
Post-doctoral Fellow, Max-Planck-Institute for Medical Research, Germany
Alexander von Humboldt post-doctoral fellowship
UCL Alumni scholarship
Izumi Fukunaga
Izumi Fukunaga
Assistant Professor, Sensory and Behavioural Neuroscience Unit, OIST