7th NIPS-CIN Joint Symposium

from: 2017, 28 Nov - 09:30 to: 2017, 28 Nov - 17:30

We would like to welcome you to the 7th Joint CIN - NIPS Symposium, taking place on 28th-29th November 2017 at the Conference Room (1F) of National Institute for Physiological Sciences (Myodaiji area)!


Day 1: Tuesday, 28 November 2017

9:30-10:00 Welcome address: Keiji Imoto (NIPS) and Peter Thier (CIN)

MEG – 10:00-11:00 – Chairperson: Tadashi Isa (Kyoto)

10:00-10:30 Hidehiko Okamoto (IUHW) Neuro-rehabilitation approach for maladaptive reorganization in the human auditory cortex
10:30-11:00 Marcus Siems (CIN) Towards mechanisms underlying intrinsic coupling

11:00-11:30 Coffee break

11:30-12:00 Short presentation

12:00-13:30 Lunch and poster session

Monkey – 13:30-15:00 – Chairperson: Ziad Hafed (CIN)

13:30-14:00 Ken-ichi Amemori (Kyoto) Control of primate’s decision-making and functional identification of the cortico-striatal circuitry
14:00-14:30 Michiaki Suzuki (TMIMS & SOKENDAI) The ventral striatum plays an essential role for recovery of finger dexterity after spinal cord injury
14:30-15:00 Hamidreza Ramezanpour (CIN) Following of others' gaze direction by neurons in macaque temporal cortex

15:00-15:30 Coffee break

Monkey – 15:30-16:30 – Chairperson: Masahiko Takada (Kyoto)

15:30-16:00 Ken-Ichiro Tsutsui (Tohoku) Dorso- and ventro-lateral prefrontal cortex is critical for the the top-down but not in the bottom-up control of behavior
16:00-16:30 Peter Thier (CIN) V1 compensates the perceptual consequences of Listing´s law

16:30-17:00 Coffee break

Rodent – 17:00-18:00 – Chairperson: Takashi Sato (CIN)

17:00-17:30 Shubhodeep Chakrabarti (CIN) Sensory gating in the rodent whisker system
17:30-18:00 Yoshikazu Isomura (Tamagawa) Cortical and striatal mechanism to control forelimb movements in rodents

18:30-20:30 Poster Party and poster session Seminar Room, NIPS 1F

Day 2: Wednesday, 29 November 2017

Marmoset – 9:30-11:00 – Chairperson: Martin Giese (CIN)

9:30-10:00 Steffen Hage (CIN) Neural networks underlying cognitive control of primate vocal behavior
10:00-10:30 Masanori Matsuzaki (Tokyo) Marmoset upper-limb movement tasks for two-photon calcium imaging
10:30-11:00 Thomas Pomberger (CIN) Cognitive control of vocal behavior in marmoset monkeys

11:00-11:30 Coffee break

Monkey – 11:30-12:30 – Chairperson: Ken-Ichiro Tsutsui (Tohoku)

11:30-12:00 Isao Yokoi (NIPS) Dependence of behavioral performance on material categories in the object grasping task of monkey
12:00-12:30 Ziad Hafed (CIN) The foveal visual representation of the primate superior colliculus

12:30-14:00 Lunch with discussion

Monkey – 14:00-15:30 – Chairperson: Steffen Hage (CIN)

14:00-14:30 Atsushi Noritake (NIPS) Neural networks for social reward valuation in the macaque brain
14:30-15:00 Martin Giese (CIN) Neurodynamical model for the coupling of action perception and execution
15:00-15:30 Satomi Chiken (NIPS) Basal ganglia and cerebellar control of thalamocortical activity

15:30-16:00 Coffee break

2-Photon – 16:00-17:00 – Chairperson: Masanori Matsuzaki (Tokyo)

16:00-16:30 Takashi Sato (CIN) Streamlined sensory-motor communication in reciprocal connectivity of mouse cerebral cortex
16:30-17:00 Masakazu Agetsuma (NIPS) All optical methods to uncover cortical computation

17:00-17:30 Closing remarks: Masaki Isoda (NIPS)

Find out more here.

Location: Conference Room (1F), National Institute for Physiological Sciences (Myodaiji area), Okazaki, Japan
  • Werner Reichardt Centre for Integrative Neuroscience