Ho, C-Y., Ames, H., Tipton, A., Vezina, G., Liu, J., Scafidi, J., Torii, M., Rodriguez, F., du Plessis, A., DeBiasi, R. Differential Neuronal Susceptibility and Apoptosis in Congenital ZIKV Infection. Ann Neurol, 2017. Paper here

Ishii, S.*, Torii, M.*, Son, A.I., Rajendraprasad, M., Morozov, M.Y., Imamura Kawasawa Y., Salzberg, A.C., Fujimoto, M., Brennand K., Nakai, A., Mezger, V., Gage, F., Rakic, P. and Hashimoto-Torii, K. Variations in brain defects result from cellular mosaicism in the activation of heat shock signaling. Nature Comm, 2017. (*contributed equally) Paper here

 Kawasawa, Y.I., Mohammad, S., Son, A.I., Morizono, H., Basha, A., Salzberg, A.C., Torii, M, Hashimoto-Torii, K. Genome-wide profiling of differentially spliced mRNAs in human fetal cortical tissue exposed to alcohol. Alcohol, 2017, Paper here

Son, A.I., Fu, X., Suto, F., Liu, J.S., Hashimoto-Torii, K., Torii, M.  Proteome dynamics during postnatal mouse corpus callosum development. Sci Rep, 2017. Paper here

King, J., Velasquez, J., Torii, M., Bonnin, A. Effect of maternal ±Citalopram exposure on P11 expression and neurogenesis in the mouse fetal brain. ACS Chem Neurosci, 2017, AOP. Paper here

Torii M, Sasaki M, Chang YW, Ishii S, Waxman SG, Kocsis JD, Rakic P, Hashimoto-Torii K. Detection of vulnerable neurons damaged by environmental insults in utero. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A,  2017, 114:2367-2372. Paper here

Son, A.I., Hashimoto-Torii, K., Rakic, P., Levitt, P., Torii, M.  EphA4 has distinct functionality from EphA7 in the corticothalamic system during mouse brain development. J Comp Neurol, 2016, 524(10):2080-92. Paper here

Ishii, S. and Hashimoto-Torii, K. Impact of prenatal environmental stress on cortical development. Front Cell Neurosci, 2015, 9(207): eCollection. Paper here

El Fatimy, R., Abane, R., LE Mouel, A., Miozzo, F., Massaoudi, L., Schwendimann, L., Paslaru, L., Hashimoto-Torii, K., Christians, E., Rakic, P., Gressens, P. and Mezger, V.  Heat Shock Factor 2 (HSF2) is a mediator of neuronal migration defects induced by prenatal alcohol exposure through a novel interplay with HSF1. EMBO Mol Med, 2014, 6(8):1043-61. Paper here

Hashimoto-Torii, K.*, Torii, M., Fujimoto, M., Nakai, A., El Fatimy, R., Mezger, V., Ju, M.J., shii, S., Chao, SH., Brennand K.J., Gage, F.H. and Rakic, P.* Roles of Heat Shock Factor 1 in neuronal response to fetal environmental risks and its relevance to brain disorders. Neuron, 2014, 82(3): 560-72. (*co-corresponding authors) Paper here

Brennand, K.J., Savas, J.N., Kim, Y., Tran, N., Simone, A., Hashimoto-Torii, K., Beaumont, K.G., Kim, H.J., Topol, A., Ladran, I. et al., Phenotypic differences in hiPSC NPCs derived from patients with schizophrenia. Mol Psychiatry, 2014, 20(3):361-8. Paper here

Han, K., Gennarino, V.A., Lee, Y., Pang, K., Hashimoto-Torii, K., Choufani, C., Raju, C.S., Oldham, M.C., Weksberg, R., Rakic, P. and Zoghbi, H.Z.  Human-specific regulation of MeCP2 levels in fetal brains by microRNA miR-483-5p. Genes Dev, 2013, 27(5):485-90. Paper here

Torii, M.*, Hackett, T.A., Rakic, P., Levitt, P., Polley, D.B. EphA Signaling Impacts Development of Topographic Connectivity in Auditory Corticofugal Systems. Cereb Cortex, 2013, 23:775-785. (*corresponding author) Paper here

Torii, M.*, Rakic, P., Levitt, P. Role of EphA/ephrin-A signaling in the development of topographic maps in mouse corticothalamic projections. J Comp Neurol, 2013, 521:626-37. (*corresponding author) Paper here

Liu, X., Sun, L., Torii, M., Rakic, P. Connexin 43 controls the multipolar phase of neuronal migration to the cerebral cortex.  Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 2012, 109:8280-5. Paper here

Keimpema, E., Barabas, K., Morozov, Y., Tortoriello, G., Torii, M., Cameron, G., Yanagawa, Y., Watanabe, M., Mackie, K., Harkany, T. Differential subcellular recruitment of monoacylglycerol lipase generates spatial specificity of 2-arachidonoyl glycerol signaling during axonal pathfinding. J Neurosci, 2010, 30:13992-14007. Paper here

Hashimoto-Torii, K.*, Imamura Kawasawa, Y., Kuhn, A. and Rakic, P.* Combined transcriptome analysis of fetal human and mouse cerebral cortex exposed to alcohol. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 2011, 108(10):4212-7. (*co-corresponding authors) Paper here

Liu, X., Hashimoto-Torii, K., Torii, M., and Rakic, P.  Gap junctions/hemichannels modulate interkinetic nuclear migration in the forebrain precursors. J Neuroscience, 2010, 30(12):197-209. Paper here

Torii, M.*, Hashimoto-Torii, K., Levitt, P. and Rakic, P.* Integration of neuronal clones in the radial cortical columns by EphA/ephrin-A signaling. Nature, 2009, 461(7263):524-8. (*co-corresponding authors) Paper here

Morozov, Y.M, Torii, M., Rakic, P. Origin, Early Commitment, Migratory Routes, and Destination of Cannabinoid Type 1 Receptor-Containing Interneurons.  Cereb Cortex, 2009, 19:78-89. Paper here

Hashimoto-Torii, K., Torii, M., Sarkisian, M.R., Bartley, C.M., Shen, J., Radtke, F., Gridley, T., Sestan, N. and Rakic, P. Interaction between Reelin and Notch signaling regulates neuronal migration in the cerebral cortex.  Neuron, 2008, 60(2):273-84. Paper here