Namsoo Kim

Namsoo Kim


Risher, WC, Kim, N, Koh, S, Choi, J-E, Mitev, P, Spence, EF, Pilaz, L-J, Wang, D, Feng, G, Silver, DL, Soderling, SH, Yin, HH, and Eroglu, C. "Thrombospondin receptor α2δ-1 promotes synaptogenesis and spinogenesis via postsynaptic Rac1." The Journal of Cell Biology 217.10 (October 2018): 3747-3765. Full Text

Bey, AL, Wang, X, Yan, H, Kim, N, Passman, RL, Yang, Y, Cao, X, Towers, AJ, Hulbert, SW, Duffney, LJ, Gaidis, E, Rodriguiz, RM, Wetsel, WC, Yin, HH, and Jiang, Y-H. "Brain region-specific disruption of Shank3 in mice reveals a dissociation for cortical and striatal circuits in autism-related behaviors." Translational Psychiatry 8.1 (April 27, 2018): 94-null. Full Text

Toda, K, Lusk, NA, Watson, GDR, Kim, N, Lu, D, Li, HE, Meck, WH, and Yin, HH. "Nigrotectal Stimulation Stops Interval Timing in Mice." Current Biology : Cb 27.24 (December 2017): 3763-3770.e3. Full Text

O'Hare, JK, Li, H, Kim, N, Gaidis, E, Ade, K, Beck, J, Yin, H, and Calakos, N. "Striatal fast-spiking interneurons selectively modulate circuit output and are required for habitual behavior." Elife 6 (September 5, 2017). Full Text

Wang, X, Bey, AL, Katz, BM, Badea, A, Kim, N, David, LK, Duffney, LJ, Kumar, S, Mague, SD, Hulbert, SW, Dutta, N, Hayrapetyan, V, Yu, C, Gaidis, E, Zhao, S, Ding, J-D, Xu, Q, Chung, L, Rodriguiz, RM, Wang, F, Weinberg, RJ, Wetsel, WC, Dzirasa, K, Yin, H, and Jiang, Y-H. "Altered mGluR5-Homer scaffolds and corticostriatal connectivity in a Shank3 complete knockout model of autism." Nature Communications 7 (May 10, 2016): 11459-null. Full Text Open Access Copy

Rossi, MA, Li, HE, Lu, D, Kim, IH, Bartholomew, RA, Gaidis, E, Barter, JW, Kim, N, Cai, MT, Soderling, SH, and Yin, HH. "A GABAergic nigrotectal pathway for coordination of drinking behavior." Nature Neuroscience 19.5 (May 2016): 742-748. Full Text

Kim, N, Kong, M-S, Jo, KI, Kim, EJ, and Choi, J-S. "Increased tone-offset response in the lateral nucleus of the amygdala underlies trace fear conditioning." Neurobiology of learning and memory 126 (December 2015): 7-17. Full Text

Koh, S, Kim, N, Yin, HH, Harris, IR, Dejneka, NS, and Eroglu, C. "Human Umbilical Tissue-Derived Cells Promote Synapse Formation and Neurite Outgrowth via Thrombospondin Family Proteins." The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society for Neuroscience 35.47 (November 2015): 15649-15665. Full Text

Kim, IH, Rossi, MA, Aryal, DK, Racz, B, Kim, N, Uezu, A, Wang, F, Wetsel, WC, Weinberg, RJ, Yin, H, and Soderling, SH. "Spine pruning drives antipsychotic-sensitive locomotion via circuit control of striatal dopamine." Nature Neuroscience 18.6 (June 2015): 883-891. Full Text

Jenkins, PM, Kim, N, Jones, SL, Tseng, WC, Svitkina, TM, Yin, HH, and Bennett, V. "Giant ankyrin-G: a critical innovation in vertebrate evolution of fast and integrated neuronal signaling." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 112.4 (January 2015): 957-964. Full Text


Selected Grants

Neural Mechanisms of Habit Formation and Maintenance awarded by National Institutes of Health (Associate in Research). 2011 to 2016