5th NIPS-CIN Joint Symposium

from: 2015, 05 Nov - 09:00 to: 2015, 06 Nov - 12:30


Thursday, November 5th


9:00 Greetings

Keiji Imoto (NIPS) & Peter Thier (CIN)

9:10 The Tübingen Graduate Traininge Centre of Neuroscience (GTC)

Horst Herbert (CIN)

9:4 How do the color and luminance signals relate in the visual cortex?

Hidehiko Komatsu (NIPS)

10:10 (tba)

Peter Thier (CIN)

10:40 Coffee Break

11:00 Visual experience-dependent development of fine-scale networks and synchronous firing in the rat primary visual cortex

Ayako W Ishikawa (NIPS)

11:30 Layer-specific influences of microsaccadic suppression on spatial vision in primate superior colliculus

Chih-Yang Chen (CIN)

12:00 Dissecting the circuit for blindsight - the role of pulvinar

Tadashi Isa (NIPS)


12:30 Lunch


13:30 Flash talks for the poster session (1.5 min x 24)

-15:00 Poster session

15:00 The potential of ultra-high fields for brain imaging

Klaus Scheffler (CIN)

15:30 The effect of visual deprivation on brain networks underlying the recognition of face and body parts

Ryo Kitada (NIPS)

16:00 High-resolution mapping of neuronal activation in humans using balanced SSFP at 9.4T

Philipp Ehses (CIN)

16:30 Coffee Break

16:50 Physiological role of striatal projection neurons in voluntary movement

Hiromi Sano (NIPS)

17:20 Neural theory for the visual recognition of goal-directed actions and the perception of causality

Martin Giese (CIN)

17:50 Cortical divergent projections in mice originate from two sequentially generated, distinct populations of excitatory cortical neurons with different initial axonal outgrowth characteristics

Yumiko Hatanaka (NIPS)


18:30-20:30 Reception (at the Seminar Room 1F)


Friday, November 6th


9:00 Training brain activity and connectivity using brain-computer interfaces: applications in healthy subjects and stroke patients

Diljit Singh Kajal (CIN)

9:30 Causal link between mesolimbic system and motor system

Yukio Nishimura (NIPS)

10:00 Motor cortex activity predicts response alternation during sensorimotor decisions

Anna-Antonia Pape (CIN)

10:30 Coffee Break

10:50 Manipulation of primate neural networks by means of modified viral vectors

Ken-ichi Inoue (Kyoto University, PRI)

11:20 Cognitive control mechanisms underlying vocal communication in monkeys

Steffen Hage (CIN)

11:50 Microglia contribute to dendritic spine formation in postnatal mice somatosensory cortex

Akiko Miyamoto (NIPS)

12:20 Closing remark

Tadashi Isa (NIPS)

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