Keith |Sakata


Medical Student


2017 - Present
University of California, San Francisco

B.S., Neurobiology
University of California, Irvine

Research Interests

Cell therapy | Oncology


2017 UC Regent's Scholarship - UCSF

2016 Intramural Research Training Award - NIH

2015 Laurence J. Mehlman Scholarship - UCI

2015 Robert Ernst Award - UCI

2014 Friends of CNLM Scholarship - Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory


Vogel Ciernia A., Kramár E.A., Matheos D.P., Havekes R., Hemstedt T.J., Magnan C.N.,Sakata K., Tran A., Azzawi S., Lopez A., Dang R., Wang W., Trieu B., Tong J., Barrett R.M., Post R.J., Baldi P., Abel T., Lynch G., Wood M.A. "Mutation of neuron-specific chromatin remodeling subunit BAF53b: rescue of plasticity and memory by manipulating actin remodeling." Learning and Memory (2017)

Lopez, A., Kramar, E., Matheos, D., White, A., Kwapis, J., Vogel-Ciernia, A., Sakata, K., Espinoza, M., Wood, M.A. "Promoter specific effects of DREADD modulation on hippocampal synaptic plasticity and memory formation." Journal of Neuroscience (2016)