RIKEN BRAIN SCIENCE INSTITUTE (RIKEN BSI)

Brain Science Training Program
starting in September, 2010

Applying

Eligible applicants
Graduate students or those with equivalent knowledge
Students who can commute to RIKEN every Monday for 10 months

 

Schedule
Every monday from 4:30-7:30pm for 10 months starting Sep. 2016

 

Curriculum

Schedule
Comments from past participants are on the website.


Documents for submission

  1. CV (in Japanese or English)
  2. A short essay on any topic, such as about yourself, or your research goals (in English, 200–400 words)
  3. Select one original research paper, read it closely, and then write a report summarizing the paper and explaining the reason for your interest in it, its significance, and how it relates to your future research themes and outlook (in English, 400–800 words). (You may not choose a paper that has been published by someone in your own lab.)
  4. A recommendation letter from your research advisor (in Japanese or English) A letter of recommendation should be uploaded by your research advisor.

 

Application

  • Deadline
    July 31, 2016
  • Announcement of results
    Mid ~ late August

Place
  • Address
    2-1 Hirosawa, Wako City, Saitama 351-0198 JAPAN
  • Place
    BSI Central Bldg., RIKEN Brain Science Institute
  • Transportation
    15 minutes walk from Wako-shi station (Tobu Tojo Line or Yurakucho/Fukutoshin Subway Line)
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Call for Application - Brain Science Training Program
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Criteria

  • Anticipated attendance rate of 80% or higher.
  • Has research advisor's understanding and cooperation for attending the training program.
  • Will enthusiastically participate in discussions in English.
  • Will cooperate with other students for active participation in student presentations.
  • Has a strong desire to be a neuroscientist.


Language
Every lecture and discussion will be in English

Contact
Contact form