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Education & Professional Experience

2005    B.A., School of Engineering Science, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan

2010    Ph. D., Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, Osaka University

2010    Postdoctoral Fellow, Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University

2013    Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University

2015    Program-specific Researcher, Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University

2016-present   Assistant Professor, National Institute for Physiological Sciences

Expertise: Neuroanatomy, Neurophysiology

Selected Publications

McCairn KW, Nagai Y, Hori Y, Kikuchi E, Ninomiya T, Suhara T, Lee JY, Iriki A, Minamimoto T, Takada M, Isoda M & Matsumoto M (2016) A primary role for nucleus accumbens and related limbic network in vocal tics. Neuron 89: 300-307.

Ninomiya T, Dougherty K, Godlove DC, Schall JD & Maier A (2015) Microcircuitry of agranular frontal cortex: contrasting laminar connectivity between occipital and frontal areas. Journal of Neurophysiology 113: 3242-3255.

Ninomiya T, Sawamura H, Inoue K & Takada M (2012) Multisynaptic inputs from the medial temporal lobe to V4 in macaques. PLoS One 7: e52115.

Ninomiya T, Sawamura H, Inoue K & Takada M (2012) Segregated pathways carrying frontally-derived top-down signals to visual areas MT and V4 in macaques. Journal of Neuroscience 32: 6851-6858.

Ninomiya T, Sanada TM & Ohzawa I (2012) Contributions of excitation and suppression in shaping spatial frequency selectivity of V1 neurons as revealed by binocular measurements. Journal of Neurophysiology 107: 2220-2231.

Ninomiya T, Sawamura H, Inoue K & Takada M (2011) Differential architecture of multisynaptic geniculo-cortical pathways to V4 and MT. Cerebral Cortex 21: 2797-2808.