Kira Poskanzer, PhD

Associate Professor
Biochemistry and Biophysics
+1 415 921-9229
Publications: 

Dopamine activates astrocytes in prefrontal cortex via a1-adrenergic receptors.

Cell reports

Pittolo S, Yokoyama S, Willoughby DD, Taylor CR, Reitman ME, Tse V, Wu Z, Etchenique R, Li Y, Poskanzer KE

Imaging in vivo acetylcholine release in the peripheral nervous system with a fluorescent nanosensor.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

Xia J, Yang H, Mu M, Micovic N, Poskanzer KE, Monaghan JR, Clark HA

Cortical astrocytes independently regulate sleep depth and duration via separate GPCR pathways.

eLife

Vaidyanathan TV, Collard M, Yokoyama S, Reitman ME, Poskanzer KE

Reactive astrocyte nomenclature, definitions, and future directions.

Nature neuroscience

Escartin C, Galea E, Lakatos A, O'Callaghan JP, Petzold GC, Serrano-Pozo A, Steinhäuser C, Volterra A, Carmignoto G, Agarwal A, Allen NJ, Araque A, Barbeito L, Barzilai A, Bergles DE, Bonvento G, Butt AM, Chen WT, Cohen-Salmon M, Cunningham C, Deneen B, De Strooper B, Díaz-Castro B, Farina C, Freeman M, Gallo V, Goldman JE, Goldman SA, Götz M, Gutiérrez A, Haydon PG, Heiland DH, Hol EM, Holt MG, Iino M, Kastanenka KV, Kettenmann H, Khakh BS, Koizumi S, Lee CJ, Liddelow SA, MacVicar BA, Magistretti P, Messing A, Mishra A, Molofsky AV, Murai KK, Norris CM, Okada S, Oliet SHR, Oliveira JF, Panatier A, Parpura V, Pekna M, Pekny M, Pellerin L, Perea G, Pérez-Nievas BG, Pfrieger FW, Poskanzer KE, Quintana FJ, Ransohoff RM, Riquelme-Perez M, Robel S, Rose CR, Rothstein JD, Rouach N, Rowitch DH, Semyanov A, Sirko S, Sontheimer H, Swanson RA, Vitorica J, Wanner IB, Wood LB, Wu J, Zheng B, Zimmer ER, Zorec R, Sofroniew MV, Verkhratsky A

Deformable mirror-based axial scanning for two-photon mammalian brain imaging.

Neurophotonics

Peinado A, Bendek E, Yokoyama S, Poskanzer KE

Live-imaging of astrocyte morphogenesis and function in zebrafish neural circuits.

Nature neuroscience

Chen J, Poskanzer KE, Freeman MR, Monk KR

Accurate quantification of astrocyte and neurotransmitter fluorescence dynamics for single-cell and population-level physiology.

Nature neuroscience

Wang Y, DelRosso NV, Vaidyanathan TV, Cahill MK, Reitman ME, Pittolo S, Mi X, Yu G, Poskanzer KE

Reversible silencing of endogenous receptors in intact brain tissue using 2-photon pharmacology.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

Pittolo S, Lee H, Lladó A, Tosi S, Bosch M, Bardia L, Gómez-Santacana X, Llebaria A, Soriano E, Colombelli J, Poskanzer KE, Perea G, Gorostiza P

A roadmap to integrate astrocytes into Systems Neuroscience.

Glia

Kastanenka KV, Moreno-Bote R, De Pittà M, Perea G, Eraso-Pichot A, Masgrau R, Poskanzer KE, Galea E

Optical Probes for Neurobiological Sensing and Imaging.

Accounts of chemical research

Kim EH, Chin G, Rong G, Poskanzer KE, Clark HA

Dynamism of an Astrocyte In Vivo: Perspectives on Identity and Function.

Annual review of physiology

Poskanzer KE, Molofsky AV

A Visible-Light-Sensitive Caged Serotonin.

ACS chemical neuroscience

Cabrera R, Filevich O, García-Acosta B, Athilingam J, Bender KJ, Poskanzer KE, Etchenique R

Graphical time warping for joint alignment of multiple curves

Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS)

Wang D, Miller D, Poskanzer K, Tian L, Yu G

Astrocytes regulate cortical state switching in vivo.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

Poskanzer KE, Yuste R

A structured matrix factorization framework for large scale calcium imaging data analysis

arXiv

Pnevmatikakis EA, Gao Y, Soudry D, Pfau D, Lacefield C, Poskanzer K, Bruno R, Yuste R, Paninski L

Two-photon neuronal and astrocytic stimulation with azobenzene-based photoswitches.

Journal of the American Chemical Society

Izquierdo-Serra M, Gascón-Moya M, Hirtz JJ, Pittolo S, Poskanzer KE, Ferrer È, Alibés R, Busqué F, Yuste R, Hernando J, Gorostiza P

Astrocytic regulation of cortical UP states.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

Poskanzer KE, Yuste R

Two-photon photostimulation and imaging of neural circuits.

Nature methods

Nikolenko V, Poskanzer KE, Yuste R

Flashy science: controlling neural function with light.

The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience

Thompson SM, Kao JP, Kramer RH, Poskanzer KE, Silver RA, Digregorio D, Wang SS

Temporally distinct demands for classic cadherins in synapse formation and maturation.

Molecular and cellular neurosciences

Bozdagi O, Valcin M, Poskanzer K, Tanaka H, Benson DL

N-cadherin regulates ingrowth and laminar targeting of thalamocortical axons.

The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience

Poskanzer K, Needleman LA, Bozdagi O, Huntley GW