RIKEN BRAIN SCIENCE INSTITUTE (RIKEN BSI)

RIKEN BSI Seminar Series - Autumn, 2010

What's RIKEN BSI Seminar Series

Research seminars are an important vehicle through which researchers can stay abreast of the most cutting-edge developments in various fields of brain research. BSI Seminar Series (BSS) is a “flagship” seminar series at BSI. The speakers playing a leading and exciting role in their current field of research, are invited mostly from abroad. BSS is open to scientific community inside and outside of RIKEN. Thus, the BSS provides a unique opportunity for young scientists in Japan to have discussion with distinguished scientists from the world on their cutting-edge research achievements. We sincerely hope to see you in BSS.

Schedule
  • Jun 10, 2010 (Ikenohata Bldg): LI-HUEI TSAI, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    "Epigenetic Mechanisms Regulating Memory Formation in Health and Disease"
    Host: Shigeyoshi Itohara
  • Sep 9, 2010: SHINYA YAMANAKA, Kyoto University
    "Induction of Pluripotency by Defined Factors"
    Host: Atsushi Iriki
  • Oct 7, 2010: CHARLES GILBERT, The Rockefeller University
    "Brain States: Neural Mechanisms of Perceptual Learning" Host: Manabu Tanifuji
  • Nov 4, 2010: LARRY ABBOTT, Columbia University
    "Taming the Spikes: Slow Behaviors from Fast Neuronal Dynamics"
    Host: Tomoki Fukai
  • Dec 16, 2010: YADIN DUDAI, The Weizmann Institute of Science
    "The Malleable Engram: Enhancing and Erasing Long-Term Memory Associations in the Rat Neocortex"
    Host: Thomas McHugh
  • Followed by a reception in the Masao Ito Lounge, BSI Central Bldg. Everyone is welcome.
Access & Contact
  • Address
    2-1 Hirosawa, Wako City, Saitama 351-0198 JAPAN
  • Place
    1F Seminar Room, BSI Central Building (C-102 & 103 on E-6, 29 Campus Map)
  • Transportation
    15 minute walk from Wako-shi station (Tobu Tojo Line or Yurakucho/Fukutoshin Subway Line).
  • Contact
    Seminar Committee: Tel:048-462-1111, Ext.7518
  • Visiting BSI