Original Research Papers

Svara F, Förster D, Kubo F, Januszewski M, dal Maschio M, Schubert PJ, Kornfeld J, Wanner AA, Laurell E, Denk W, Baier H. (2022) Automated synapse-level reconstruction of neural circuits in the larval zebrafish brain. Nature Methods 19, 1357–1366

Banerjee P, Kubo F, Nakaoka H, Ajima R, Sato T, Hirata T, Iwasato T. (2022) Spontaneous activity in whisker-innervating region of neonatal mouse trigeminal ganglion. Sci Rep 12:16311.

Wu Y, dal Maschio M, Kubo F*, Baier H. (2020) An Optical Illusion Pinpoints an Essential Circuit Node for Global Motion Processing. Neuron, 108, 722-734.

Antinucci P, Dumitrescu AS, Deleuze C, Morley HJ, Leung K, Hagley T, Kubo F, Baier H, Bianco IH, Wyart C. (2020) A calibrated optogenetic toolbox of stable zebrafish opsin lines. eLife 2020;9:e54937.

Kramer A, Wu Y, Baier H, Kubo F*. (2019) Neuronal architecture of a visual center that processes optic flow. Neuron 103, 118-132. / Video Abstract (jointly with Kunst et al.)

Kunst M, Laurell E, Mokayes N, Kramer A, Kubo F, Fernandes AM, Förster D, Dal Maschio M, Baier H. (2019) A Cellular-Resolution Atlas of the Larval Zebrafish Brain. Neuron 103, 21-38.

Förster D, Kramer A, Baier H*, Kubo F*. (2018) Optogenetic precision toolkit to reveal form, function and connectivity of single neurons. Methods50, 42-48.

Förster D, Arnold-Ammer I, Laurell E, Barker AJ, Fernandes AM, Finger-Baier K, Filosa A, Helmbrecht T, Kölsch Y, Kühn E, Robles E, Slanchev K, Thiele T, Baier H*, Kubo F*. (2017) Genetic targeting and anatomical registration of neuronal populations in the zebrafish brain with a new set of BAC transgenic tools. Scientific Reports 7, 5230.

Hoffman EJ, Turner KJ, Fernandez JM, Cifuentes D, Ghosh M, Ijaz S, Jain RA, Kubo F, Bill BR, Baier H, Granato M, Barresi MJF, Wilson SW, Rihel J, State MW, Giraldez AJ. (2016) Estrogens Suppress a Behavioral Phenotype in Zebrafish Mutants of the Autism Risk Gene, CNTNAP2. Neuron 89, 725-733.

Kubo F, Hablitzel B, Dal Maschio M, Driever W, Baier H, Arrenberg AB. (2014) Functional architecture of an optic flow responsive area that drives horizontal eye movements in zebrafish. Neuron 81, 1344-59.

Westenskow PD, McKean JB, Kubo F, Nakagawa S, Fuhrmann S. (2010) Mitf is ectopically induced in the embryonic chicken retina by co-transfection of β-catenin and Otx2. IOVS 51, 5328-5335.

Kubo F *, Nakagawa S. (2010) Cath6, a bHLH atonal family proneural gene, negatively regulates neuronal differentiation in the retina. Developmental Dynamics 239, 9, 2492-2500. (*Corresponding author)

Kubo F, Nakagawa S. (2009) Hairy1 acts as a node downstream of Wnt signaling to maintain retinal stem cell-like progenitor cells in the ciliary marginal zone. Development 136, 1823-1833.

Kubo F, Takeichi M, Nakagawa S. (2005) Wnt2b inhibits differentiation of retinal progenitor cells in the absence of Notch activity by downregulating the expression of proneural genes. Development 132, 2759-2770.

Kubo F, Takeichi M, Nakagawa S. (2003) Wnt2b controls retinal cell differentiation at the ciliary marginal zone. Development 130, 587-598.

Review articles

Matsuda K and Kubo F. (2021) Circuit Organization Underlying Optic Flow Processing in Zebrafish. Front. Neural Circuits, 15:709048.

Kubo F, Baier H. (2013) Combining genetic targeting and optical stimulation for circuit dissection in the zebrafish nervous system. Dahlem Conference “Optogenetics”

Kubo F *, Nakagawa S. (2008) Wnt signaling in retinal stem cells and regeneration. Dev Growth Differ. 50, 245-251. (*Corresponding author)

Book chapter

Kubo F. (2011) “Retinal stem cells, signaling and regeneration.” Stem cells, Regenerative medicine and Cancer. Editor Singh, SR. Nova Science Publishers.