CiNet Monthly Seminar Schedule for 2017 announced

CiNet Monthly Seminar: 16:00 ~ at 1F CiNet bldg.
Schedule from March to October, 2017

# 4  March 2 (Thurs.): Can a healthy brain behave as if it were a ‘split-brain’?
Shuntaro SASAI, Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin

# 5  March 6 (Mon.): Projection-specific regulation of large-scale sensorimotor signaling in the neocortex
Takayuki YAMASHITA, Department of Neuroscience, Nagoya University

# 6  April 14 (Fri.): Functional engineering of astrocytes and mind
Ko MATSUI, Graduate School of Medicine, Tohoku University

# 7  May 15 (Mon.): TBA
Kazuhiko SEKI, National Institute of Neuroscience, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry

# 8  June 5 (Mon.): TBA
Fang FANG, School of Psychological and Cognitive Sciences, Peking University

# 9  July 28 (Fri.): Building Lifelike Physical Characters
Katsu YAMANE, Disney Research

#10  August 4 (Fri.): TBA
Masanori MATSUZAKI, Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo University

#11  September 22 (Fri.): Prefrontal Cortex and Conscious Perception
Hakwan LAU, Department of Psychology (Cognitive & Behavioral Neuroscience) & Brain Research Institute, UCLA

#12  October 13 (Fri.): TBA
Ralph ADOLPHS, California Institute of Technology

About CiNet’s Monthly Seminar:
In CiNet Monthly Seminar, distinguished external (national and international) speakers will give a lecture about their latest work. The lecture will be held once a month from 16:00 at the CiNet main lecture theatre, followed by an informal discussion in the coffee room. List of speakers will be announced in advance. Everyone is welcome to attend, and welcome to join the after seminar discussion.

Past events:
# 1   November 7 (Mon.): Is depression caused by a hyperactive habenula?”
Jon Roiser, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London

Special   November 22 (Tues.): Deep CNN Neocognitron for Visual Pattern Recognition
Kunihiko FUKUSHIMA, Fuzzy Logic Systems Institute

# 2  December 5 (Mon.): Monitoring covert cognitive processes via neural population dynamics in frontal cortex
Bill Newsome, Stanford University

# 3   January 27 (Fri.): Seeing light and color with single cones
Austin J. Roorda, University of California, Berkeley