3rd NIPS-CIN Joint Symposium

from: 2013, 10 Oct - 12:45 to: 2015, 11 Oct - 21:00

October 10 (Thr) – 11 (Fri), 2013


Venue: Conference Room 1, NIPS (Myodaiji Campus) 1F


Organized by:

National Institute for Physiological Sciences, National Institutes for Natural Sciences –

Werner Reichardt Centre for Integrative Neuroscience, Tübingen University




Oct 10 (Thr)

12:50-13:00 Opening remark

Junichi Nabekura (Vice Drector, NIPS)

Peter Their (Director, CIN)

13:00-13:25 The Primate Insular Cortex: A neuroanatomical insight intointeroception, emotion and self-awareness

Henry Evrard (CIN)

13:25-13:50 Inter-individual neural synchronization during eye-contact andjoint attention

Norihiro Sadato (NIPS)

13:50-14:15 Towards the underpinnings of joint attention: studies in monkeys and man

Peter Thier (CIN)

14:15-16:30 Poster Session

Including Flash Talks (1min for each presenter)


16:30-16:55 Designing ECoG-based brain-computer interfaces

Tadashi Isa (NIPS)

16:55-17:20 F5 mirror neurons encode the subjective value of an observedaction

Dan Arnstein (CIN)

17:20-17:45 Motivational regulation of functional recovery after spinal cord injury

Yukio Nishimura (NIPS)

17:45-18:10 On the visual response properties of superior colliculus neuronsand how they may be modulated by eye movements

Ziad Hafed (CIN)

18:30- Reception


Oct 11 (Fri)

9:00-9:25 Twenty cortical neuron types over 20 years

Yasuo Kawaguchi (NIPS)

9:25-9:50 Two-photon imaging and optogenetics in task-performing mice

Takashi Sato (CIN)

9:50-10:15 Remodeling of Synapses in somatosensory cortex of chronic pain model mouse

Junichi Nabekura (NIPS)

10:15-10:45 Break

10:45-11:10 Lateral migration of adult-born GABAergic interneurons in the glomerular layer of the mouse olfactory bulb

Yajie Liang (CIN)

11:10-11:35 Glutamatergic and GABAergic control of pallidal activity of behaving monkeys

Nobuhiko Hatanaka (NIPS)

11:35-12:00 Structural determinants of spatial representations in the rat medial entorhinal cortex

Andrea Burgalossi (CIN)


12:00-13:00 Lunch


13:00-13:25 Neural mechanisms underlying material perception in humans and monkeys

Naokazu Goda (NIPS)

13:25-13:50 Mechanisms of contextual modulation in early visual cortex

Hendrikje Nienborg (CIN)

13:50-14:15 Face perception and recognition

Ryusuke Kakigi (NIPS)

14:15-14:45 Break

314:45-15:10 Causal contributions of parietal cortex to perceptual selection and spatial binding

Natalia Zaretskaya (CIN)

15:10-15:35 Auditory evoked magnetic fields

Hidehiko Okamoto (NIPS)

15:35-16:00 Cortico-striatal coordination through coherent phase-amplitude coupling

Constantin von Nicolai (CIN)

16:00-16:10 Closing Remark

Keiji Imoto (NIPS, Director)


16:30-18:30 NIPS Lab Tour


19:00-21:00 Dinner


Oct 12 (Sat) Excursion


Oct 13 (Sun) Departure

Location: Conference Room 1, NIPS (Myodaiji Campus) 1F, Okazaki, Japan
  • Werner Reichardt Centre for Integrative Neuroscience