Wataru Ito

Wataru Ito, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor


Office phone: 540-526-2218

Office location: Morozov Lab

Email address: wito@vtc.vt.edu

Dr. Wataru Ito is a research assistant professor in the Morozov laboratory. He is interested in decoding the internal language for commutation between the anterior cingulate cortex and the amygdala in health and disease.

Education and Training

  • Tokyo Graduate School: PhD , Biochemistry
  • Tokyo Graduate School: MS , Biochemistry
  • Tokyo University: BS , Biochemistry

Previous Positions

Postdoctoral fellow, Center for Neurobiology and Behavior, Columbia University, New York
Assistant professor, Institute of Comprehensive Medical Science, Fujita Health University, Nagoya, Japan