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NICT-NSF Collaborative Workshop on Computational Neuroscience

 

January 17 (Tues.) & 18 (Wed.), 2017
Conference Room, CiNet Bldg.
(1-4, Yamadaoka, Suita City, Osaka, 565-0871 Japan)
http://cinet.jp/english/contact/

Organizers:
National Institute of Communications Technology (NICT)
National Science Foundation (NSF)

NICT, in collaboration with NSF and NIH (National Institutes of Health), would like to study the possibility of launching a joint funding opportunity in computational neuroscience. This would be in conjunction with the Collaborative Research in Computational Neuroscience (CRCNS) program, which currently involves NSF, NIH, and partner agencies in France, Germany, and Israel. The goal would be to support collaborative projects involving labs in Japan and the US. These projects are mostly research projects, but could include data or infrastructure sharing.
The workshop is to define the scope of this new program, identify areas for potential collaborative research, and explore how the impact and success of a joint activity can be maximized.

Language:  English

Expected participants:
(Japan)
Naokazu Goda, Assistant Professor, National Institute for Physiological Science
Tomoyasu Horikawa, Senior Researcher, Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International
Hokto Kazama, Team Leader, RIKEN Brain Science Institute
Takamichi Nakamoto, Professor, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Shinji Nishimoto, Senior Researcher, NICT
Yasuko Sugase-Miyamoto, Research Staff, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
Hirokazu Takahashi, Lecturer, Tokyo University
Taro Toyoizumi, Team Leader, RIKEN Brain Science Institute
Yukako Yamane, Lecturer Osaka University
Takanori Uka, Professor, University of Yamanashi
(US)
Kim Blackwell, Professor, George Mason University
Sharon Crook, Associate Professor, Arizona State University
Rodica Curtu, Associate Professor, University of Iowa
Monty Escabi, Associate Professor, University of Connecticut
Ranu Jung, Professor, Florida International University
Ko Nishino, Professor, Drexel University
Anitha Pasupathy, Associate Professor, University of Washington
Nao Uchida, Professor, Harvard University
Daniel Yamins, Assistant Professor, Stanford University

Chairpersons:
Izumi Ohzawa, Professor, Osaka University
Hiroaki Matsunami, Professor, Duke University

Program:(details here)
Jan. 17, 2017
9:00- 9:30  Welcome (CiNet/NICT/NSF)
9:30-17:10  Lectures
17:10-18:10 Discussion on collaborative research
18:20-20:00 Welcome Party

Jan. 18, 2017
9:00-15:50 Lectures
16:10-17:10 Discussion on collaborative research
17:10 Closing

On-line Registration: closed