Mori C, Wada K

Audition-Independent Vocal Crystallization Associated with Intrinsic Developmental Gene Expression Dynamics.

Journal of Neuroscience  35:878-889. 2015


Jarvis ED*, Yu J, Rivas MV, Horita H, Feenders G, Whitney O, Jarvis S, Jarvis ER, Kubikova L, Puck AE, Siang-Bakshi C, Martin S, McElroy M, Hara E, Howard J, Mouritsen H, Chen CC*, Wada K*.

A global view of the functional molecular organization of the avian cerebrum: Mirror images and functional columns.

J Comp Neurol. 521:3614-3665. 2013

doi: 10.1002/cne.23404.


Wada K*, Hayase S, Imai R, Mori C, Kobayashi M, Liu WC, Takahasi M, Okanoya K.

Differential androgen receptor expression and DNA methylation state in striatum song nucleus Area X between wild and domesticated songbird strains.

Eur J Neurosci  38:2600-2610. 2013

doi: 10.1111/ejn.12258.


Liu WC,  Wada K, Jarvis ED, Nottebohm F

Rudimentary substrates for vocal learning in a suboscine.

Nature Communication  4:2082. 2013

doi: 10.1038/ncomms3082.


Horita H, Kobayashi M, Liu WC, Oka K, Jarvis ED*, Wada K*.

Specialized motor-driven dusp1 expression in the song systems of multiple lineages of vocal learning birds.

PLoS ONE. 7:e42173.2012



Chen C., Wada K., Jarvis, ED.

Radioactive in situ Hybridization for Detecting Diverse Gene Expression Patterns in Tissue.

Journal of Visualized Experiments 62: e3764. 2012


Horita H, Wada K,* Rivas MV, Hara E, Jarvis ED*.

The dusp1 Immediate Early Gene is Regulated by Natural Stimuli Predominantly in Sensory Input Neurons

J. Comp. Neurol. 518:2873-2901. 2010



Kubikova L, Wada K, Jarvis ED.

Dopamine receptors in a songbird brain.

J. Comp. Neurol. 518:741-69. 2010


Liu WC, Wada K, Nottebohm F.

Variable food begging calls are harbingers of vocal learning.

PLoS ONE. 16:e5929. 2009


Feenders G, Liedvogel M , Rivas M , Zapka M, Horita H, Hara E, Wada K, Mouritsen H, & Jarvis ED

Molecular Mapping of Movement-Associated Areas in the Avian Brain: A Motor Theory for Vocal Learning Origin

PLoS ONE, 3:e1768. 2008


Ribeiro S, Shi X, Engelhard M, Zhou Y, Zhang H, Gervasoni D, Lin SC, Wada K, Lemos NA, Nicolelis MA.

Novel Experience Induces Persistent Sleep-Dependent Plasticity in the Cortex but not in the Hippocampus.

Front Neurosci. 1:43-55, 2007


Liedvogel M, Feenders G, Wada K, Troje NF, Jarvis ED, Mouritsen H.

Lateralized Activation of Cluster N in the brains of migratory songbirds.

Eur J Neurosci. 25:1166-1173. 2007


Wada K*, Howard JT, McConnell P, Whitney O, Lints T, Rivas MV, , Horita H, Patterson MA, White SA, Scharff C, Haesler S, Zhao S, Sakaguchi H, Hagiwara M, Shiraki T, Hirozane-Kishikawa T, Skene P, Hayashizaki Y, Carninci P, Jarvis ED*

A molecular neuroethological approach for identifying and characterizing a cascade of behaviorally regulated genes.

PNAS 103:15212-15217. 2006  


Mouritsen H, Feenders G, Liedvogel M, Wada K, Jarvis ED

Night-vision brain area in migratory songbirds.

PNAS 102: 8339-8344. 2005


Reiner A, Perkel, DJ, Bruce LL, Butler AB, Csillag A, Kuenzel W, Medina L, Paxinos G, Powers A, Shimisu T, Striedter G, Wild M, Ball GF, Durand S, Gunturkun O, Lee DW, Mello CV, White SA, Hough G, Kubikova L, Smulder TV, Wada K, Dugas-Ford J, Husband S, Yamamoto K, Yu J, Siang C, Jarvis ED

The avian brain nomenclature forum: terminology for a new century in comparative neuroanatomy

J.Comp.Neurology 473: E1-E6. 2004


Wada K*, Sakaguchi H, Jarvis ED*, Hagiwara M

Differential expression of glutamate receptors in avian neural pathway for learned vocalization

J.Comp.Neurology.476: 44-64, 2004


Reiner A, Perkel DJ, Bruce LL, Butler AB, Csillag AS, Kuenzel W, Medina L, Paxinos LG, Shimizu T, Striedter G, Wild M, Ball GF, Durand S, Gutu rkun O, Lee DW, Mello CV, Powers A, White SA, Hough G, Kubikoba L, Smulders TV, Wada K, Dugas-Ford J, Husband S, Yamamoto K, Yu J, Siang C, Jarvis ED

Revised Nomenclature for Avian Telencephalon and Some Related Brainstem Nuclei

J.Comp. Neurology. 473:377-414, 2004


Haesler S*, Wada K* (*These authors contributed equally) Nshdejan A, Morrisy E, Lints EKT, Jarvis ED, Scharff C

FoxP2 expression in avian vocal learners and non-learners

J.Neurosci. 24(13); 3164-3175, 2004

---Introduced by “Editor’s choice” in Science 304: 18, 2004


Jarvis ED, Smith VA, Wada K, Rivas, M. McElroy, Smulders TV, Carninci P, Hayashizaki Y, Dietrich F, Wu FX, McConnell P, Yu J, Wang PP, Hartemink AJ, Lin S

A Framework for integrating the songbird brain

J Comp Physiol A. 188: 961-980, 2002


Katsu R, Onogi H, Wada K, Kawaguchi Y, Hagiwara M

Novel SR-related protein Clasp specifically interacts with inactivated Clk4 and induces the exon EB inclusion of Clk.

J. Biol. Chem. 277 (46): 44220-44228, 2002


Wada K, Inoue K, Hagiwara M

Identification of methylated proteins by protein arginine N-methyltransferase 1, PRMT1 with a new expression cloning strategy.

BBA 1591, 1-10, 2002.


Kojima T, Zama T, Wada K, Onogi H, Hagiwara M

Cloning of human PRP4 reveals interaction with Clk1.

J Biol Chem 276 (34): 32247-56, 2001


Inoue K, Mizuno T, Wada K, Hagiwara M

Novel RING finger proteins, Air1p and Air2p interact with Hmt1p and inhibit the arginine methylation of Npl3p.

J Biol Chem. 275(42): 32793-9, 2000.


Kuroyanagi H, Kimura T, Wada K, Matsumoto K, Hagiwara M

SPK-1, a C. elegans SR protein kinase homologue, is essential for embryogenesis and required for Germline Development.

Mech. Dev. 99(1-2): 51-64, 2000.


Sakaguchi H, Wada K, Maekawa M, Watsuji T, Hagiwara M

Song-Induced Phosphorylation of cAMP Response Element-Binding Protein in the Songbird Brain.

J.Neurosci.19:3973-3981, 1999.


Wada K, Sato H, Kinoh H, Kajita M, Yamamoto H, Seiki M

Cloning of three Caenorhabditis genes potentially encoding novel matrix metalloproteinases.

Gene: 211 57-62, 1998.


Jarvis ED, Güntürkün O, Bruce LL, Csillag A, Karten HJ, Kuenzel W, Medina L, Paxinos G, Perkel DJ, Shimizu T, Striedter GF, Wild JM, Ball GF, Dugas-Ford J, Durand S, Hough G, Husband S, Kubikova L, Lee DW, Mello CV, Powers A, Siang C, Smulders TV, Wada K, White SA, Yamamoto K, Yu J, Reiner A, Butler AB: Avian Brain Nomenclature Consortium.

Avian brains and a new understanding of vertebrate brain evolution

Nat. Rev. Neurosci.6(2):151-9. 2005


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