RIKEN BRAIN SCIENCE INSTITUTE (RIKEN BSI)

Brain Science Training Program
starting in September, 2010

Schedule
2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010
Date   Title Lecturer

I. Cellular architecture and function

September 11, 2017 1 Course Overview & Synapses Yukiko Goda
September 25, 2017 2 The development and meaning of dendrite arbor shape Adrian Moore
October 2, 2017 3 Glia-Neuron interaction Hajime Hirase
October 16, 2017 4 Neurogenesis and neural differentiation Toshihiko Hosoya

II. Technology

November 6, 2017 5 Electrophysiology and techniques Manabu Tanifuji
November 20, 2017 6 Genetics and genetic technology Shigeyoshi Itohara
November 27, 2017 7 Statistics for neuroscience Hideaki Shimazaki
December 4, 2017 8 Neural dynamics Keiichi Kitajo
December 11, 2017 9 Student Presentation #1 (for 1 - 8 lectures)  

III. Systems

January 15, 2018 10 Vision - low level visual processing Andrea Benucci
January 22, 2018 11 Vision - high level visual processing Manabu Tanifuji
January 29, 2018 12 Somatosensory Masanori Murayama
February 5, 2018 13 Midterm exam (for 1-12 lectures)  
February 19, 2018 14 Learning and memory Thomas McHugh
February 26, 2018 15 Olfaction and Taste Yoshihiro Yoshihara
March 5, 2018 16 Student Presentation #2 (for 10 - 15 lectures)  
March 12, 2018 17 Cerebellum Thomas Launey
March 19, 2018 18 Cognition and executive function Keiji Tanaka

IV. Learning and Memory

March 26, 2018 19 Theoretical Models Taro Toyoizumi
April 2, 2018 20 Computations for social decision-making Hiroyuki Nakahara
April 9, 2018 21 Drosophila Hokto Kazama
April 16, 2018 22 Working memory Shigeyoshi Fujisawa

V. Emotion and Social Behaviors

April 23, 2018 23 Language Development Reiko Mazuka
May 7, 2018 24 Parent and infant relationship Kumi Kuroda
May 14, 2018 25 Emotion Joshua Johansen
May 21, 2018 26 Social Behavior Hitoshi Okamoto
May 28, 2018 27 Student Presentation #3 (for 17 - 26 lectures)  

VI. Diseases

June 4, 2018 28-1 Prion Motomasa Tanaka
28-2 Mood disorder Tadafumi Kato
June 11, 2018 29-1 Alzheimer's disease Takaomi Saido
29-2 Schizophrenia Takeo Yoshikawa
June 18, 2018 30 Autism Toru Takumi
June 25, 2018 31 Final exam (for 14-30 lectures)  
July 2, 2018 32 Course review / Graduation ceremony