From my lab

(§ corresponding author; * contributed equally)

Mohammad H*§, Senol E*, Graf M, Lee CY, Li Q, Liu Q, Yeo XY, Wang M, Laskaratos A, Xu F, Luo SX, Jung S, Augustine GJ, Fu Y.§. (2021) Nature Neuroscience (in press)

A neural circuit for excessive feeding driven by environmental context.

Phua SC§, Tan YL§, Senol E, Lee CY, Chiam JHC, Peng Y, Mohammad H, Lim JX, Fu Y.§. (2021) Science Advances (in press)

A distinct parabrachial to lateral hypothalamus circuit for motivational suppression of feeding by nociception.

Kok AMY, Fu Y.§. (2021) Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 347, 108968

A new mouse tool for studying dopaminergic neurons.

Luo SX*, Huang J*, Li Q*, Mohammad H, Lee CY, Krishna K, Kok AM, Tan YL, Lim JY, Li H, Yeow LY, Sun J, He M, Grandjean J, Sajikumar S, Han W, Fu Y§. (2018) Science 361(6397):76-81.

Regulation of feeding by somatostatin neurons in the tuberal nucleus. (*, equal contribution; §, corresponding author)

  • Perspective by Diano S. A new brain circuit in feeding control. (2018) Science 361(6397):29-30.

From my supervisors' labs

Kaneko, M., Fu, Y., Stryker, M.P., (2017) Journal of Neuroscience, 3760-16.

Locomotion induces stimulus-specific response enhancement in adult visual cortex 

Fu, Y.*,§, Kaneko, M.*, Tang, Y.C., Alvarez-Buylla, A., Stryker, M.P.§, (2015) eLife, 4:e05558. (*, equal contribution; §, corresponding author).

A cortical disinhibitory circuit for enhancing adult plasticity

Fu, Y.§, Tucciarone, J.M., Espinosa, J.S., Sheng, N., Darcy, D.P., Nicoll, R.A., Huang, Z.J., Stryker, M.P.§, (2014)  Cell, 156(6):1139-1152. (§, corresponding author)

A cortical circuit for gain control by behavioral state.

  • Previewed by Cell: Visual Circuits Get the VIP Treatment. 156(6), 1123-1124.


Fu, Y.§, Wu, X., Lu, J., Huang, Z.J.§, (2012) Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience, 6:57. (§, corresponding author)

Presynaptic GABAB receptor signaling regulates activity-dependent development of inhibitory axon terminals

Wu, X., Fu, Y., Knott, G., Lu, J., Di Cristo, G., Huang, Z.J., (2012) Journal of Neuroscience, 32(1):331-343.

GABA signaling promotes synapse elimination and axon pruning during the development of cortical inhibitory circuits

Zhao, R., Nakamura. T.*, Fu. Y.*, Spector. D.L., (2011) Nature Cell Biology, 13:1295-1304.

Gene bookmarking accelerates the kinetics of post-mitotic transcriptional re-activation. (*, equal contribution)

Taniguchi, H., He, M., Wu, P., Kim, S., Paik, R., Sugino, K., Kvitsiani, D., Fu, Y., Lin, Y., Lu, J., Nelson, S., Huang, Z.J., (2011) Neuron, 71(6):995-1013.

A resource of cre driver lines for genetic targeting of GABAergic neurons in cerebral cortex

Fu, Y., Huang, Z.J., (2010) Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 52(107):22699-22704.

Differential dynamics and activity-dependent regulation of α- and β-neurexins at developing GABAergic synapses

DiCristo, G., Chattopadhayaya, B., Kuhlman, S., Fu, Y., Wu, C., Rutishausser, U., Maffei, L., Huang, Z.J., (2007) Nature Neuroscience, 10(12):1569-1577.

Activity-dependent PSA-NCAM expression regulates the maturation of perisomatic GABAergic innervation and onset of critical period of ocular dominance plasticity in visual cortex

Chattopadhayaya, B., DiCristo, G., Wu, C., Knott, G., Kuhlman, S., Fu, Y., Palmiter, R.D., Huang, Z.J., (2007) Neuron, 54(6):889-903.

Regulation of GABAergic synaptic innervation by GAD67-mediated GABA synthesis and signaling

Fu, Y., Koo, M.W., (2006) Neurotoxicity Research, 10(1):23-30. (cover paper)

EGCG protects HT-22 cells against glutamate-induced oxidative stress

Cao, WG., Jiao, QC., Fu, Y., Chen, L., Liu, Q., (2003) Spectroscopy Letters, 36(3):197-209.

Mechanism of the interaction between bromophenol blue and bovine serum albumin