Kenta Asahina

Assistant Professor

Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory

The Helen McLoraine Developmental Chair in Neurobiology

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New insights into how genes control courtship and aggression

LA JOLLA—Fruit flies, like many animals, engage in a variety of courtship and fighting behaviors. Now, Salk scientists have uncovered the molecular mechanisms by which two sex-determining genes affect fruit …


The Kavli Foundation gifts Salk $3 million for cutting-edge neuroscience research

LA JOLLA—The Salk Institute announced today that The Kavli Foundation has committed $3 million to support ongoing neuroscience research at Salk as part of the joint UCSD-Salk Kavli Institute for …


Salk Institute welcomes four new faculty

LA JOLLA—The Salk Institute is pleased to welcome a new full professor and three new assistant professors, all exceptional leaders in their respective fields. The new faculty will facilitate innovative …


Education

BS, Zoology, University of Tokyo
PhD, Neurobiology, Rockefeller University


Affiliations


Awards & Honors

  • JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship for Research Abroad, 2011
  • BioMed Central 4th Annual Research Award, Biology Prize, 2009