RIKEN BRAIN SCIENCE INSTITUTE (RIKEN BSI)

RIKEN BSI Seminar Series - Spring, 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
  • Jan. 28, 2010: Okihide Hikosaka, National Eye Institute, NIH
    "Subcortical control of motivational behavior"
    Host: Tomoki Fukai
  • Feb. 18, 2010 (4 - 5:30pm): Karl Deisseroth, Stanford University
    "Optogenetics: development and application"
    Host: Keiji Tanaka
  • Mar. 25, 2010 (4 - 5:30pm): David Anderson, California Institute of Technology
    "Genetic dissection of emotion circuits in flies and Mice"
    Host: Hitoshi Okamoto
  • Apr. 1, 2010: John Hardy, University College London
    "Genetic analysis of neurodegeneration"
    Host: Takaomi Saido
  • May. 17, 2010: Terrence J. Sejnowski, Salk Institute
    "Google Brain"
    Host: Susumu Tonegawa
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