Laboratory for Tissue Dynamics

Recent Major Publications


Okada T., Moriyama S., and Kitano M.:
"Differentiation of germinal center B cells and follicular helper T cells as viewed by tracking Bcl6 expression dynamics."
Immunol Rev. 247: 120-132 (2012)


Hirata E., Yukinaga H., Kamioka Y., Arakawa Y., Miyamoto S., Okada T., Sahai E., and Matsuda M.:
"In vivo fluorescence resonance energy transfer imaging reveals differential activation of Rho-family GTPases in glioblastoma cell invasion."
J Cell Sci. 125: 858-868 (2012)


Kitano M., and Okada T.:
"Four-dimensional tracking of lymphocyte migration and interactions in lymph nodes by two-photon microscopy."
Methods Enzymol. 506: 437-454 (2012)


Baumjohann D., Okada T., and Ansel K.M.:
"Cutting Edge: Distinct waves of BCL6 expression during T follicular helper cell development."
J Immunol. 187: 2089-2092 (2011)


Kitano M., Moriyama S., Ando Y., Hikida M., Mori Y., Kurosaki T., and Okada T.:
"Bcl6 protein expression shapes pre-germinal center B cell dynamics and follicular helper T cell heterogeneity."
Immunity. 34: 961-72 (2011)


Tanizaki H., Egawa G., Inaba K., Honda T., Nakajima S., Moniaga C.S., Otsuka A., Ishizaki T., Tomura M., Watanabe T., Miyachi Y., Narumiya S., Okada T., and Kabashima K.:
"Rho-mDia1 pathway is required for adhesion, migration, and T-cell stimulation in dendritic cells."
Blood 116: 5875-5884 (2010)


Okada T.:
"Two-photon microscopy analysis of leukocyte trafficking and motility."
Semin. Immunopathol. 32: 215-225 (2010)


Katagiri K, Katakai T, Ebisuno Y, Ueda Y, Okada T, and Kinashi T.:
"Mst1 controls lymphocyte trafficking and interstitial motility within lymph nodes."
EMBO J. 28: 1319-1331 (2009)


Allen, C.D., Okada, T., Tang, H.L., and Cyster, J.G.:
"Imaging of germinal center selection events during affinity maturation."
Science, 315, 528-531, (2007)


Okada, T., Miller, M.J., Parker, I., Krummel, M.L., Neighbors, M., Hartley, S.B., O’Garra, A., Cahalan, M.D., and Cyster, J.G.:
"Antigen-engaged B cells undergo chemotaxis toward the T zone and form motile conjugates with helper T cells."
PLoS Biology 3: 1047-1061(e150) (2005)