RIKEN BRAIN SCIENCE INSTITUTE (RIKEN BSI)

Brain Science Training Program
starting in September, 2010

Schedule
2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010
DATE   CONTENTS LECTURER

I. Cellular and Development

Sep. 3, 2012 1-1, 2 Forebrain development: Patterning, connection and adjustment Tomomi Shimogori
Sep. 10, 2012 2-1, 2 Neurogenesis and neural differentiation Toshihiko Hosoya
Sep. 24, 2012 3-1, 2 Electrophysiology and techniques (Technology) Manabu Tanifuji
Oct. 1, 2012 4-1, 2 Neural circuit formation Hiroyuki Kamiguchi
Oct. 29, 2012 5-1, 2 iPS cells as neurological disease models. Hideyuki Okano (Keio Univ.)

II. Technology

Nov. 5, 2012 6-1, 2 Cell and Molecular Biology of Neurotransmitter Release Yukiko Goda
Nov. 19, 2012 7-1, 2 Theoretical models and analyses Taro Toyoizumi
Nov. 26, 2012 8-1 Statistical analysis of behaviors I Kentaro Katahira
8-2 Hands on practice of MATLAB and LabVIEW I Hirofumi Ozeki
Dec 3, 2012 9-1 Statistical analysis of behaviors II Kentaro Katahira
9-2 Hands on practice of MATLAB and LabVIEW II Hirofumi Ozeki
Dec. 10, 2012 10-1, 2 Student presentation#1 (for 1-7 lectures)  

III. Systems and Behaviors

Dec. 17, 2012 11-1, 2 Genetics and genetic technology Hitoshi Okamoto
Jan. 7, 2013 12-1, 2 Olfactory and Taste Systems Yoshihiro Yoshihara
Jan. 21, 2013 13-1, 2 Vision and audition Manabu Tanifuji
Jan. 28, 2013 14-1, 2 Critical period and plasticity Tadaharu Tsumoto
Feb. 4, 2013 15-1, 2 Cognition and executive function Keiji Tanaka
Feb. 18, 2013 16-1, 2 Mid-term Exam (for 1-15 lectures)  
Feb. 25, 2013 17-1, 2 Computational models of decision making Tomoki Fukai
Mar. 4, 2013 18-1, 2 Cerebellum Thomas Launey
Mar. 11, 2013 19-1, 2 Learning and memory 1 Thomas McHugh
Mar. 18, 2013 20-1, 2 Attention and Consciousness Justin Gardner

IV. Learning and Memory

Mar. 25, 2013 21-1 Basal Ganglia 1 Masaki Isoda (Kansai Medical University)
21-2 Basal Ganglia 2 Kevin McCairn (Kyoto University)
Apr. 1, 2013 22-1, 2 Learning and memory 2 synapse Yasunori Hayashi
Apr. 8, 2013 23-1, 2 Student presentation #2 (for 11-20 lectures)  
Apr. 15, 2013 24-1, 2 Information theory Hiroyuki Nakahara
Apr. 22, 2013 25-1, 2 Drosophila Hokto Kazama

V. Emotion and Social Behaviors

May 13, 2013 26-1, 2 Parent-infant relationship Kumi Kuroda/Gianluca Esposito
May 20, 2013 27-1, 2 Emotion Joshua Johansen
May 27, 2013 28-1, 2 Social behavior Norihiro Sadato (NIPS)
Naotaka Fujii

VI. Diseases

Jun. 3, 2013 29-1 Alzheimer's disease Takaomi Saido
29-2 Schizophrenia, genetics Takeo Yoshikawa
Jun. 10, 2013 30-1 Schizophrenia, imaging Kiyoto Kasai (The University of Tokyo)
30-2 Mood disorder Tadafumi Kato
Jun. 17, 2013 31-1 Neurodegenerative disease Koji Yamanaka
31-2 Prion disease Motomasa Tanaka
Jun. 24, 2013 32 Final Examination (for 17-31 lectures)  
Jul. 1, 2013 33 Student presentation #3 (for 21-31 lectures)