Brain Science Training Program

Schedule (Date & time are subject to change, please confirm the website periodically for updates.)

date   Title Lecturer
I. Cellular architecture and function 
2019/9/17 1 Course Overview & The development and meaning of dendrite arbor shape Adrian Moore 
2019/9/24 2 Student Presentation Workshop Amanda Alvarez
2019/10/1 3 Synapses Yukiko Goda
2019/10/8 4 Brain Development: Intrinsic and Extrinsic factors Tomomi Shimogori
II. Systems   
2019/10/15 5 Neural dynamics Keiichi Kitajo
2019/10/29 6 Cognition and executive function Keiji Tanaka
2019/11/5 7 Cerebellum  Thomas Launey 
2019/11/12 8 Olfaction Yoshihiro Yoshihara
2019/11/19 9 Vision: low-level visual processing Andrea Benucci
2019/11/26 10 Network, dynamics and disorders in the brain Takamitsu Watanabe (Miyashita lab)
2019/12/3 11 Somatosensory Masanori Murayama
III. Computational Methods 
2019/12/17 12 Multiscale computations of human brain Rei Akaishi
2020/1/7 13 Theoretical Models Taro Toyoizumi 
2020/1/14 14 Neurological background of Behavior Control Shingo Shimoda
2020/1/21 15 Computations for social decision-making Hiroyuki Nakahara
2020/1/28 16 Midterm exam  (starting at 3:30pm)  
2020/2/4 17 Statistical Modeling Takeru Matsuda (Komaki lab)
18 Digital Brain Atlasing Alexander Woodward
2020/2/18 19 Statistics for neuroscience Hideaki Shimazaki
(Kyoto Univ./Honda)
IV. Technology  
2020/2/25 20 Genetic tools & approaches in neuroscience Thomas McHugh
2020/3/3 21 TBD Atsushi Miyawaki
V. Learning and Memory 
2020/3/10 22 Learning and memory Thomas McHugh
2020/3/17 23 Olfaction Yoshihiro Yoshihara
2020/3/31 2:00-3:30 Introductory Python (Optional) Andrea Benucci
24 Drosophila Neurobiology Hokto Kazama
2020/4/14 25 Neuronal Oscillations Shigeyoshi Fujisawa
VI. Emotion and Social Behaviors 
2020/4/21 26 Language Development Reiko Mazuka
2020/4/28 27 Student Presentation   
2020/5/12 28 Parent and infant relationship Kumi Kuroda
2020/5/19 29 Emotion Joshua Johansen
2020/5/26 30 Social Behavior Hitoshi Okamoto
VII. Diseases  
2020/6/2 31 Prion Motomasa Tanaka
2020/6/9 32 Mood disorder Tadafumi Kato
33 Modeling Alzheimer’s disease in model animals Hiroki Sasaguri (Dr.Saido's lab)
2020/6/16 34 Final exam  (starting at 3:30pm)  
2020/6/30 35 Course Review / Graduation Ceremony Andrea Benucci