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Lazarus Michael

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Affiliation
International Institute for Integrative Sleep Medicine
Official title
Associate Professor
ORCID
0000-0003-3863-4474
Sex
Male
URL
Email
 
Office
International Institute for Integrative Sleep Medicine (WPI-IIIS)
Phone
029-853-3681
Research fields
Neurochemistry/Neuropharmacology
Nerve anatomy/Neuropathology
Neurophysiology / General neuroscience
Research keywords
Sleep
Remote control of neuronal activity in mice
Optogenetics
Obesity
Hibernation
Appetite
Research projects
低体温誘導の記憶へのリスクと可塑性2018 -- 2019LAZARUS MICHAELJapan Society for the Promotion of Science/Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas5,720,000Yen
Will-dynamics of REM sleep and appetite2017-04 -- 2019-03Michael LazarusJapan Society of for the Promotion of Science/Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Area9,100,000Yen
The role of the nucleus accumbens in regulating slow-wave sleep by motivated behavior2017-04 -- 2021-03Michael LazarusJapan Society of for the Promotion of Science/ Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)17,290,000Yen
Adenosine A2A receptor optopharmacology in freely behaving mice2016-11 -- 2019-10Michael LazarusThe Naito Foundation/Natural Science Scholarship3,000,000Yen
Integrated analysis of the function of sleep and its regulatory mechanisms using optical technologies2016-10 -- 2021-09Masashi YanagisawaJapan Science and Technology Agency (JST)/JST Basic Research Programs (Core Research for Evolutional Science and Technology :CREST)52,000,000Yen
Hypothermia as a risk factor for memory consolidation2016-04 -- 2018-03Michael LazarusJapan Society for the Promotion of Science/Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas6,240,000Yen
Career history
2013-04 -- (current)University of Tsukuba International Institute for Integrative Sleep Medicine (WPI-IIIS) Associate Professor/Principal Investigator
2007-09 -- 2013-03Osaka Biosciene Institute Urade Lab Research Associate
2002-07 -- 2007-08Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School Department of Neurology Instructor
1999-06 -- 2002-07Osaka Biosciene Institute Hayaishi Lab Postdoctoral Associate
Academic background
1990-10 -- 1998-07University of Würzburg Faculty of Chemistry and Food ChemistryGraduated
Degree
1998-07PhD (Dr. rer. nat.)University of Würzburg
Academic societies
2001-02 -- (current)Humboldt-Klub Japan
2009-04 -- (current)THE JAPAN NEUROSCIENCE SOCIETY
2009-08 -- (current)THE JAPANESE SOCIETY OF SLEEP RESEARCH
2003-01 -- (current)Society for Neuroscience
2001-02 -- (current)Humboldt Foundation Network
Articles
Conference, etc.
  • The gating of sleep by motivated behavior
    Lazarus M.
    24th Congress of the European-Sleep-Research-Society (ESRS)/2018-09-25--2018-09-28
  • A nucleus accumbens circuit in control of sleep
    Lazarus Michael
    4th International Pediatric Sleep Association Congress/2016-03-10--2016-03-13
  • Why do we fall asleep when bored? − A nucleus accumbens circuit in control of sleep
    Lazarus Michael
    Japanese Society of Sleep Research The 43rd Annual Meeting(JSSR43)/2016-07-07--2016-07-08
  • The link between REM sleep loss and the desire for junk food
    Lazarus Michael
    International Symposium on LIVING IN SPACE 2017/2017-03-09--2017-03-09
  • The waking, sleeping and dreaming brain: New circuits and insights
    Lazarus Michael
    World Sleep 2017 – 1st Congress of the World Sleep Society/2017-10-07--2017-10-11
  • The link between REM sleep loss and the desire for junk food
    Lazarus Michael
    11th FENS Forum of Neuroscience/2018-07-07--2018-07-11
  • Why do we fall asleep when bored? - The control of sleep and wakefulness by the nucleus accumbens
    Lazarus Michael
    第41回日本神経科学大会/2018-07-26--2018-07-29
  • Allosteric modulation of adenosine A2A receptors in mice induces slow-wave sleep without cardiovascular effects.
    Korkutata Mustafa; Saitoh Tsuyoshi; Feng Duo; Murakoshi N...
    World Sleep 2017/2017-10-07--2017-10-11
  • Why do we fall asleep when bored? - The role of the nucleus accumbens in sleep-wake regulation
    Lazarus M.; Oishi Y.
    23rd Congress of the European-Sleep-Research-Society/2016-09-13--2016-09-16
Teaching
2018-10 -- 2019-02Seminar in Medical Science of Sleep IIUniversity of Tsukuba.
2018-10 -- 2019-02Lecture and Discussion in Medical Science of Sleep IIUniversity of Tsukuba.
2018-10 -- 2019-02Practice in Medical Science of Sleep IIUniversity of Tsukuba.
2018-04 -- 2018-08Seminar in Medical Science of Sleep IUniversity of Tsukuba.
2018-04 -- 2018-08Lecture and Discussion in Medical Science of Sleep IUniversity of Tsukuba.
2018-04 -- 2018-08Practice in Medical Science of Sleep IUniversity of Tsukuba.
2018-04 -- 2018-05Prominent Discoveries in NeuroscienceUniversity of Tsukuba.
2018-10 -- 2019-02Dissertation in Medical SciencesUniversity of Tsukuba.
2018-10 -- 2019-02Internship IUniversity of Tsukuba.
2018-10 -- 2019-02Internship IIUniversity of Tsukuba.
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(Last updated: 2019-04-30)