RIKEN BRAIN SCIENCE INSTITUTE (RIKEN BSI)

Brain Science Training Program
starting in September, 2010

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

I. Cellular architecture and function

September 7, 2015 1 Course Overview Yukiko Goda
September 14, 2015 2 Pattern Formation Tomomi Shimogori
September 28, 2015 3 Neurogenesis and neural differentiation Toshihiko Hosoya
October 5, 2015 4 Synapses Yukiko Goda
November 2, 2015 5 Neural Circuit Formation Hiroyuki Kamiguchi
November 9, 2015 6 Glia-Neuron interaction Hajime Hirase

II. Technology

November 16, 2015 7 Electrophysiology and techniques Manabu Tanifuji
November 30, 2015 8 Genetics and genetic technology Shigeyoshi Itohara
December 7, 2015 9 Statistics for neuroscience I Hideaki Shimazaki/Shigeyoshi Fujisawa
December 14, 2015 10 Statistics for neuroscience II Hideaki Shimazaki/Shigeyoshi Fujisawa
December 21, 2015 11 Student Presentation #1 (for 1 -8 lectures)  

III. Systems and Behaviors

January 18, 2016 12 Vision - low level visual processing Andrea Benucci
January 25, 2016 13 Vision - high level visual processing Manabu Tanifuji
February 1, 2016 14 Olfaction and Taste Yoshihiro Yoshihara
February 8, 2016 15 Basal ganglia Masaki Isoda/Kevin McCairn
February 15, 2016 16 Midterm exam (for 1-15 lectures)
February 22, 2016 17 Theoretical Models Taro Toyoizumi
February 29, 2016 18 Somatosensory Masanori Murayama
March 7, 2016 19 Computations for social decision-making Hiroyuki Nakahara
March 14, 2016 20 Cerebellum Thomas Launey
March 28, 2016 21 Cognition and executive function Keiji Tanaka

IV. Learning and Memory

April 4, 2016 22 Learning and memory I Yasunori Hayashi
April 11, 2016 23 Learning and memory II Thomas McHugh 
April 18, 2016 24 Student Presentation #2 (for 12-21 lectures)
April 25, 2016 25 Drosophila Hokto Kazama
Working memory Shigeyoshi Fujisawa

V. Emotion and Social Behaviors

May 9, 2016 26 Parent and infant relationship Kumi Kuroda
May 16, 2016 27 Emotion Joshua Johansen
May 23, 2016 28 Social Behavior Hitoshi Okamoto

VI. Diseases

May 30, 2016 29 Schizophrenia  Takeo Yoshikawa
Mood disorder Tadafumi Kato
June 6, 2016 30 Alzheimer’s disease Takaomi Saido
June 13, 2016 31 Neurodegenerative disease Koji Yamanaka
Prion  Motomasa Tanaka
June 20, 2016 32 Final exam (for 17-31 lectures)
June 27, 2016 33 Student Presentation #3 (for 22-31 lectures)