Shogo Soma

       

 

 

Postdoctoral Researcher 

133 Irvine Hall
School of Medicine, UC Irvine, CA 92697
(949)-824-1105              

ABOUT

I obtained my Ph.D at Osaka University with my works of in vivo electrophysiology in the visual cortex. I joined the Igarashi lab in June 2018.

 

PUBLICATIONS

Distinct laterality in forelimb-movement representations of rat primary and secondary motor cortical neurons with intratelencephalic and pyramidal tract projections.
Soma S*, Saiki A, Yoshida J, Ríos A, Kawabata M, Sakai Y, and Isomura Y  (*correspondence)
J Neurosci, 2017.  37:10904-16

Noradrenaline Improves Behavioral Contrast Sensitivity via the β-Adrenergic Receptor.
Mizuyama R, Soma S, Suemastu N, Shimegi S.
PLoS One. 2016 Dec 16;11(12):e0168455

Efficient training protocol for rapid learning of the two-alternative forced-choice visual stimulus detection task.
Soma S, Suematsu N, Shimegi S.
Physiol Rep. 2014 Jul 3;2(7)

Blockade of muscarinic receptors impairs the retrieval of well-trained memory.
Soma S, Suematsu N, Shimegi S.
Front Aging Neurosci. 2014 Apr 8;6:63

Cholinesterase inhibitor, donepezil, improves visual contrast detectability in freely behaving rats.
Soma S, Suematsu N, Shimegi S.
Behav Brain Res. 2013 Nov 1;256:362-7

Modulation-specific and laminar-dependent effects of acetylcholine on visual responses in the rat primary visual cortex.
Soma S, Shimegi S, Suematsu N, Tamura H, Sato H.
PLoS One. 2013 Jul 2;8(7):e68430

Cholinergic modulation of response gain in the rat primary visual cortex.
Soma S, Shimegi S, Suematsu N, Sato H.
Sci Rep. 2013;3:1138

Cholinergic modulation of response gain in the primary visual cortex of the macaque.
Soma S, Shimegi S, Osaki H, Sato H.
J Neurophysiol. 2012 Jan;107(1):283-91