The 41st Annual Meeting of the Japan Neuroscience Society

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Plenary Lectures
Thursday, July 26 1PL-1
Elucidating the disease-relevance of self-propagating amyloid conformers in neurodegenerative diseases
Prof. Dr. Erich E. Wanker
Professor,
Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine
Time: 14:00-15:00
Place: Room 1 (Main Hall, Kobe International Conference Center)
Friday, July 27 2PL-1
Network level approaches to studying Alzheimer’s disease
Prof. Li-Huei Tsai
Professor and Director,
The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory,
Department of Brain and Cognitive Science,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Time: 14:00-15:00
Place: Room 1 (Main Hall, Kobe International Conference Center)
2PL-2
CRISPR-Cas Gene Editing: Mechanisms and Applications
Prof. Jennifer A. Doudna
Professor,
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
University of California, Berkeley
Time: 18:00-19:00
Place: Room 1 (Main Hall, Kobe International Conference Center)
Saturday, July 28 3PL-1
Imaging Function and Connectivity in the Human Brain with High Magnetic Fields: spanning scales from cortical columns to whole brain
Prof. Kamil Ugurbil
Professor,
Center for Magnetic Resonance Research,
University of Minnesota
Time: 14:00-15:00
Place: Room 1 (Main Hall, Kobe International Conference Center)
Special Lectures
Thursday, July 26 1SL-1
Recent advances in machine learning research and beyond
Prof. Masashi Sugiyama
Professor,
The University of Tokyo
RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project
Time: 15:00-16:00
Place: Room 1 (Main Hall, Kobe International Conference Center)
Friday, July 27 2SL-1
Beyond memory circuits: Origin of our metamemory and self-reflection
Prof. Yasushi Miyashita
Director,
RIKEN Center for Brain Science
Time: 15:00-16:00
Place: Room 1 (Main Hall, Kobe International Conference Center)
Saturday, July 28 3SL-1
Some surprises from studying synapses: images without lenses, lysosomes that fuse, and plasticity without glutamate!
Prof. Nigel Emptage
Professor,
Department of Pharmacology, University of Oxford
Time: 15:00-16:00
Place: Room 1 (Main Hall, Kobe International Conference Center)
Special Educational Lectures
Thursday, July 26 1SEL-1
Computational theory and manipulative neuroscience
Mitsuo Kawato
Director,
ATR Brain Information Communication Research Laboratory Group
Time: 11:50-12:50
Place: Room 1 (Main Hall, Kobe International Conference Center)
Friday, July 27 2SEL-1
Deconstructing synaptic strength diversity
Yukiko Goda
Deputy Director and Team Leader,
Laboratory for Synaptic Plasticity and Connectivity, RIKEN Center for Brain Science
Time: 11:50-12:50
Place: Room 1 (Main Hall, Kobe International Conference Center)
Saturday, July 28 3SEL-1
Toward the Mysteries of Sleep
Masashi Yanagisawa
Director and Professor,
International Institute for Integrative Sleep Medicine (WPI-IIIS), The University of Tsukuba
Time: 11:50-12:50
Place: Room 1 (Main Hall, Kobe International Conference Center)
Sunday, July 29 4SEL-1
Stress Signaling in Neurodegeneration
Hidenori Ichijo
D.D.S., Ph.D. , Professor,
Laboratory of Cell Signaling Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences,The University of Tokyo
Time: 9:00-10:00
Place: Room 1 (Main Hall, Kobe International Conference Center)
4SEL-2
Development of disease-modifying therapy for neurodegenerative diseases
Gen Sobue
Distinguished Professor,
Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine
Time: 10:00-11:00
Place: Room 1 (Main Hall, Kobe International Conference Center)
4SEL-3
Neurobiology of bipolar disorder
Tadafumi Kato
Team Leader,
Laboratory for Molecular Dynamics of Mental Disorders, RIKEN Center for Brain Science
Time: 11:00-12:00
Place: Room 1 (Main Hall, Kobe International Conference Center)
Educational Lectures
Thursday, July 26 1EL08m
Trajectory of analysis for neurotransmitter release control
Sumiko Mochida
Professor,
Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, Tokyo Medical University
Time: 7:30-8:30
Place: Room 8 (2A, No.2 Building, Kobe International Exhibition Hall)
1EL09m
The role of insoluble proteins in neurodegenerative disorders
Nobuyuki Nukina
Professor,
Doshisha University Graduate School of Brain Science
Time: 7:30-8:30
Place: Room 9 (3A, No.2 Building, Kobe International Exhibition Hall)
1EL08a
Cortico-basal ganglia loop and movement disorders
Atsushi Nambu
Professor,
National Institute for Physiological Sciences
Division of System Neurophysiology
Time: 11:50-12:50
Place: Room 8 (2A, No.2 Building, Kobe International Exhibition Hall)
1EL09a
Neuroimaging of emotion, decision-making and psychiatric disorders
Hidehiko Takahashi
Associate Professor,
Department of Psychiatry,  Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine
Time: 11:50-12:50
Place: Room 9 (3A, No.2 Building, Kobe International Exhibition Hall)
Friday, July 27 2EL08m
Robust information transfer by the smallness of a spine
Shinya Kuroda
MD& phD, Professor,
Department of Biological Sciences, The University of Tokyo
Time: 7:30-8:30
Place: Room 8 (2A, No.2 Building, Kobe International Exhibition Hall)
2EL09m
Prion-like propagation of intracellular abnormal proteins in neurodegenerative diseases
Masato Hasegawa
Head of Department,
Dementia and Higher Brain Function, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science
Time: 7:30-8:30
Place: Room 9 (3A, No.2 Building, Kobe International Exhibition Hall)
2EL08a
Studying cell dynamics in the developing brain using in vitro reconstruction systems
Mineko Kengaku
Professor,
Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences, Kyoto University Institute for Advanced Study
Time: 11:50-12:50
Place: Room 8 (2A, No.2 Building, Kobe International Exhibition Hall)
2EL09a
Mechanisms regulating innate and learned behaviors
Reiko Kobayakawa
Professor,
Institute of Biomedical Science, Kansai Medical University
Time: 11:50-12:50
Place: Room 9 (3A, No.2 Building, Kobe International Exhibition Hall)
Saturday, July 28 3EL08m
Toward Understanding the Neural Mechanisms of Haptic Perception
Masanori Murayama
Team Leader,
Laboratory for Haptic Perception and Cognitive Physiology, RIKEN Center for Brain Science
Time: 7:30-8:30
Place: Room 8 (2A, No.2 Building, Kobe International Exhibition Hall)
3EL09m
Repair and regeneration of neuronal network in the central nervous system
Toshihide  Yamashita
Professor,
Department of Molecular Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University
Time: 7:30-8:30
Place: Room 9 (3A, No.2 Building, Kobe International Exhibition Hall)
3EL08a
Cortical neuron types and their synaptic connections
Yasuo Kawaguchi
National Institute for Physiological Sciences
Time: 11:50-12:50
Place: Room 8 (2A, No.2 Building, Kobe International Exhibition Hall)
3EL09a
Experience dependent molecular mechanism of postnatal brain development
Tomomi Shimogori 
Team Leader,
Lab for Molecular Mechanisms of Brain Development, RIKEN Center for Brain Science
Time: 11:50-12:50
Place: Room 9 (3A, No.2 Building, Kobe International Exhibition Hall)
Toshihiko Tokizane Memorial Award Lecture
Friday, July 27 2AL-1
Exploring neural substrates of Shitsukan : Perception of materials and surface qualities of objects
Hidehiko Komatsu
Brain Science Institute, Tamagawa University
Time: 16:40-17:40 *The award ceremony starts at 16:00.
Place: Room 1 (Main Hall, Kobe International Conference Center)
Nakaakira Tsukahara Memorial Award Lecture
Thursday, July 26 1AL-2
Multiple dopamine systems: Weal and woe of dopamine
Naoshige Uchida
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Center for Brain Science, Harvard University
Time: 17:00-18:00
Place: Room 1 (Main Hall, Kobe International Conference Center)
Joseph Altman Award in Developmental Neuroscience Lecture
Thursday, July 26 1AL-1
Development of the thalamocortical circuit and its role in sensory cortical areas plasticity
Guillermina López-Bendito
Developmental Neurobiology Unit, Institute of Neuroscience, CSIC-UMH
Time: 16:00-17:00
Place: Room 1 (Main Hall, Kobe International Conference Center)
The Brain Prize Lecture
Saturday, July 28 1BPL-1
Synaptic plasticity and the neural basis of memory
Timothy Bliss
The Francis Crick Institute
Time: 13:00-13:50
Place: Room 1 (Main Hall, Kobe International Conference Center)

Symposia

July 26 (Thu)

1S01mJNS - Organized Symposium : JNS - JSN Joint Symposium:
New Frontiers of Disease Neuroscience Based on Time Axis Signal

Chairs :
Michisuke Yuzaki (Department of Neurophysiology, Keio University School of Medicine)
Hidehiro Mizusawa (National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry)

1S02mThe Annual Meeting - Organized Symposium: Frontiers of Neurointelligence

Chairs :
Takao Hensch (Harvard University/IRCN, The University of Tokyo)
Masanobu Kano (Department of Neurophysiology, Graduate School of Medicine/IRCN, The University of Tokyo)

1S03mExpressing love and hate: neural mechanisms controlling pathos

Chairs :
Azusa Kamikouchi (Nagoya University)
Hirotaka Sakamoto (Ushimado Marine Institute, Okayama University)

1S04mDynamic interaction between long-range and local cortical circuit for information processing

Chairs :
Hirofumi Morishita (Friedman Brain Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai)
Taro Toyoizumi (Lab of Neural Computation and Adaptation, RIKEN Brain Science Institute)

1S05mNeuromodulatory regulation of brain states in health and disease: bridging experiments and computational models

Chairs :
Shuzo Sakata (Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, University of Strathclyde)
Srikanth Ramaswamy (Ecole Polytechnique Federale De Lausanne)

1S06mThe Annual Meeting - Organized Symposium : Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Cognition

Chairs :
Sumantra Chatterji (National Centre for Biological Sciences Tata Institute of Fundamental Research)
Thomas J. McHugh(RIKEN Center for Brain Science)

1S08mHow a supercomputer accelerates neuroscience: towards the exaflops era

Chairs :
Tadashi Yamazaki(The University of Electro-Communications)
Jun Igarashi(RIKEN Advanced Center for Computing and Communication)

1S09mNeural network disturbance from birth to death

Chairs :
Toru Takumi (RIKEN Brain Science Institute)
Thomas Bourgeron (Institut Pasteur)

1S02eAdaptive Behaviours Mediated by Olfactory Inputs: From Molecules to the Central Brain

Chairs :
Kazunari Miyamichi (Department of Applied Biological Chemistry, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo)
Yoshihiro Yoshihara (RIKEN Brain Science Institute)

1S03eJNS - Organized Symposium : Symposium on Industry-Academia Collaboration : AI and Neuroscience: Their Co-evolution and Our Future

Chairs :
Mababu Honda (Department of Functional Brain Research)
Ippei Hagiwara (NTT Data Institure of Management Consulting, Inc.)

1S04eCircuits Mechanisms for Sensory Coding
*Sponsored by Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas ”Dynamic regulation of Brain Function by Scrap & Build System"

Chairs :
Hiroyuki Kato (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Neuroscience Center and Department of Psychiatry)
Takeshi Imai (Department of Developmental Neurophysiology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University)

1S05eNeural basis for emergence of individuality and face-body expression

Chairs :
Noriko Osumi (Dept Devel Neurosci, ART, Tohoku University School Medicine)
Masami K. Yamaguchi (Chuo University, Faculty of Letters, Department of Psychology)

1S06eThe Annual Meeting - Organized Symposium : Cerebellar Plasticity

Chairs :
Bong-Kiun Kaang (School of Biological Sciences, Seoul National University)
Shin-ya Kawaguchi (Society-Academia Collaboration for Innovation, Kyoto University)

1S08eNecessity of distinct neural ensembles for various learned behaviors

Chairs :
Shigenobu Toda (Department of Psychiatry, Showa University School of Medicine)
Eisuke Koya (School of Psychology, University of Sussex)

1S09eCutting edge approach for understanding brain dynamics

Chairs :
Hiromasa Takemura (Center for Information and Neural Networks (CiNet), National Institute of Information and Communications Technology)
Ken Takiyama(Institute of Engineering, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (TUAT))

July 27(Fri)

2S01mJNS - Organized Symposium: Japan-Canada Joint Symposium: Synaptic plasticity/Learning and Memory

Chairs :
Paul Frankland (Program in Neuroscience and Mental Health, Hospital for Sick Children)
Haruo Kasai (The University of Tokyo)

2S02mSeeing the invisible: the art of deep brain imaging
*Sponsored by Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas "Brain information dynamics underlying multi-area interconnectivity and parallel processing"

Chairs :
Masaaki Sato (Brain Body Sys Sci Inst, Grad Sch Sci Eng, Saitama Univ)
Kazuo Kitamura (Dept Neurophysiol, Div Med, Univ Yamanashi)

2S03mMemory dynamics revealed by new technologies for observation/manipulation of molecules, cells and circuits

Chairs :
Takashi Kitamura (University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center)
Hiroyuki Okuno (Medical Innovation Center, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine)

2S04mNew horizons in Cognitive Neuroscience using the mouse as a model organism

Chairs :
Daisuke Shimaoka (Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London)
Andrea Benucci (RIKEN Brain Science Institute)

2S05mNew research foresight of complex motor skill learning and production through the bird song

Chairs :
Kazuhiro Wada (Faculty of Science, Hokkaidou University)
Kazuo Okanoya (Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo)

2S06mDynamic cerebellum: neural mechanisms underlying emerging information processing

Chair :
Shinji Kakei (Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science)

2S08mEmerging tools and modalities for imaging and control of neural signaling
Sponsored in part by a Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas "Brain information dynamics underlying multi-area interconnectivity and parallel processing"
Sponsored in part by Brain Science Foundation
Sponsored in part by Optogenetics Research Conference

Chairs :
Haruhiko Bito (Department of Neurochemistry, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo)
Robert E. Campbell (Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Alberta)

2S09mNeurodegenerative diseases; protein aggregation, propagation, phase transition and more

Chairs :
Yoshitaka Nagai (Department of Neurotherapeutics, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine)
Erich Wanker (Max Delbrueck Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC) Berlin-Buch)

2S02eMotion vision - from circuits to behavior

Chairs :
Keisuke Yonehara (DANDRITE, Aarhus University)
Fumi Kubo (Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology)

2S03eCoordination of Neuroscience and Behavior for understanding behavioral strategy for survival

Chairs :
Reiko Kobayakawa (Kansai Medical University)
Tadao Usui (Kyoto University Graduate School of Biostudies)

2S04eNeural representations and functions generated through interactions between external sensory stimuli and internal states

Chairs :
Hokto Kazama (RIKEN Brain Science Institute)
Yuko Yotsumoto (The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Arts and Sciences)

2S05eBasic Principles of Information Processing Extracted from Simple Neural Circuits -Towards Application to Complex Brains

Chairs :
Ichiro Aoki (Neuroscience Institute of the Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University)
Hirofumi Kunitomo (Department of Biological Sciences, School of Science, The University of Tokyo)

2S06eVariability in neural dynamics and brain functions

Chairs :
Keiichi Kitajo (RIKEN Brain Science Institute)
Hirokazu Takahashi (Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo)

2S08eBiophysical Approach to Study Neuronal Cell Biology

Chairs :
Takao Nakata (Department of Cell Biology, Tokyo Medical and Dental University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences)
Naoki Watanabe (Laboratory of Single-Molecule Cell Biology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Biostudies)

2S09eThe latest development of Alzheimer disease research

Chairs :
Takaomi Saido (RIKEN Brain Science Institute)
Amaia Arranz Mendiguren (VIB Center for Brain & Disease Research and KU Leuven Department of Neurosciences)

July 28 (Sat)

3S01mIn the beginning was the Synapse: neuropsychiatric disorders as synaptopathy

Chairs :
Michisuke Yuzaki (Department of Physiol., Keio Univ. Sch.of Med.)
Cagla Eroglu (Department of Cell Biol., Duke Univ. Sch. of Med.)

3S02mMismatch negativity as a translatable biomarker bridging a gap between animal model and human disease
*Co-hosted by Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas: Science of personalized value development through adolescence: integration of brain, real-world, and life-course approaches (JSPS KAKENHI Grant Number JP16H06395, 16H06399, & 16K21720)

Chairs :
Kiyoto Kasai (Department of Neuropsychiatry, Grad.Sch.of Med., The Univ.of Tokyo)
Gregory A. Light (Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego)

3S03mForming and reformatting aversive emotional memories
*This symposium is held as part of a RIKEN symposium.

Chairs :
Joshua P. Johansen (RIKEN Brain Science Institute)
Karim Nader (McGill University)

3S04mConnectomic approaches and discoveries

Chairs :
Yoshiyuki Kubota (National Inst.for Physiol.Scis. Lab.of Cerebral Circuitry)
Sebastian Seung (Neuroscience Institute and Computer Science Department, Princeton University)

3S05mNeuronal circuits and dynamics of the cortical limbic system for spatial navigation

*This symposium is held as part of RIKEN symposium.
Chairs :
Shigeyoshi Fujisawa (RIKEN Brain Science Institute)
Adrien Peyrache (McGill University)

3S06mRebuilding of neurons, connections and behavior

Chairs :
Takashi Suzuki (Tokyo Istitute of Technology)
Giorgio Gilestro (Faculty of Natural Sciences, Department of Life Sciences, Imperial College London,UK)

3S07mJNS - Organized Symposium : Japan-China Joint Symposium :
Beyond Frontier - toward new dimensions of depression and emotion

Chairs :
Hailan Hu (Interdisciplinary Institute of Neuroscience and Technology, Zhejiang University School of Medicine)
Fusao Kato (Department of Neuroscience, Jikei University School of Medicine)

3S08mBlood-Brain Barrier Dysfunction and Neuropsychiatric Diseases: from Mechanisms to Treatment

Chairs :
Hiroshi Kunugi (Department of Mental Disorder Research, National Institute of Neuroscience, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry)
Tetsuya Terasaki (Division of Membrane Transport and Drug Targeting, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tohoku University)

3S09mMicroglia, the dying-and-rising immune cell in the brain

Chairs :
Ryuta Koyama (Laboratory of Chemical Pharmacology, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo)
Hiroaki Wake (Division of System Neuroscience, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine)

3S07aFrom bodily action to the social cognition: For an integrated view of the diverse processes

Chairs :
Motoaki Sugiura (IDAC, Tohoku University)
Gianluca Esposito (Division of Psychology - SoSS, Nanyang Technological University)

3S08aDevelopment and emergence of functional specificity in the brain

Chairs :
Madoka Narushima (Division of Homeostatic Development, National Institute for Physiological Sciences)
Nathalie Rochefort (University of Edinburgh)

3S09aGene regulatory mechanisms in cortical development

Chairs :
Carina Hanashima (Waseda University)
Victor Borrell (Instituto de Neurociencias, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas and Universidad Miguel Hernández)

3S01eIntegrated Symposia : Neural mechanisms controlling circadian rhythm and sleep

Chairs :
Kazuhiko Kume (Department of Neuropharmacology, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nagoya City University)
Kazuhiro Yagita (Department of Physiology and Systems Bioscience, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine)
Hiroki R Ueda (RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research, Laboratory for Synthetic Biology)

3S02eJNS - Organized Symposium : JNS - JSNP Joint Symposium : Frontier of developmental disorder research - From molecular levels to clinical border

Chairs :
Hirokazu Hirai (Department of Neurophysiology,Gunma University)
Kazutaka Ikeda (Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science)

3S03eRecent advances in the neuroimaging of primate cognitive processes

Chairs :
Teppei Matsui (Dept.of Physiol., Univ. of Tokyo School of Med.)
Kiyoshi Nakahara (Kochi University of Technology Brain Communication Research Center)

3S04eFrom local membrane biophysics to neural functions

Chairs :
Akiyuki Taruno (Department of Molecular Cell Physiology, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine)
Hiroshi Kuba (Department of Cell Physiology, Nagoya University)

3S05eFrontier of perineuronal net research: from molecular assembly to plasticity, aging, and behavior

Chairs :
Toshitaka Oohashi (Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences)
Jessica Kwok (University of Leeds)

3S06eVirtual reality and its clinical application

Chairs :
Yukari Ohki (Department of Physiol., Kyorin Univ.Sch.of Med.)
Yasuo Terao (Department of Physiol., Kyorin Univ.Sch.of Med.)

3S07eNovel functions of adrenergic nervous system for stress and emotion

Chairs :
Akiko Arata (Department of Physiology, Brain Sci. Group, Hyogo College of Medicine,)
Youichirou Ootsuka (Centre for Neuroscience, College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University of South Australia)

3S08eMyelination throughout life to debri as myelin ~ a hint of the therapeutic cue

Chairs :
Junji Yamauchi (Molecular Neuroscience and Neurology Lab, Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Sciences)
Toru Ogata (Center for Sport Science and Health Promotion, National Rehabilitation Center for Persons with Disabilities)

3S09eTraumatic Brain Injury (TBI): Translational approach, Novel directions & Challenges

Chairs :
Toshihide Yamashita (Department of Molecular Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University)
Wael Mohamed (Department of BMS, Medical School International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM))

July 29 (Sun)

4S03mIntegrated Symposia : Future Prospects of multi-organ information network

Chairs :
Akiko Hayashi-Takagi (Gunma University)
Keiji Wada (TMC, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry)
Kazuhiro Suzuki (Laboratory for Immune response Dynamics, iFReC, Osaka University)
Hideki Enomoto (Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine)

4S04mMini Symposia :

Optogenetics and Chemogenetics in Monkey Brains
Chairs :
Takafumi Minamimoto (National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology)
Ken-ichi Inoue (Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University)
A new horizon of optogenetics researches
Chairs :
Tadashi Isa (Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University)
Dai Watanabe (Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University)

4S05mIntegrated Symposia : Dissecting the molecular mechanism of neural development and diseases pathogenesis through RNA regulation

Chairs :
Hitomi Tsuiji (Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nagoya City University)
Hideyuki Okano (Department of Physiol., Keio Univ.Sch.Med.)

4S06mIntegrated Symposia : Inflamed brain phenotypes -Morphological and Functional Remodeling

Chairs :
Takashi Saito (RIKEN Brain Science Institute)
Hiroshi Ueda (Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutic Innovation Nagasaki University Institute of Biomedical Sciences)


Luncheon Seminar

July 26(Thu)

1LS02Catalyzing Discovery through Next Generation Miniature Microscopes for Circuit Neuroscience

Co-hosted by
Inscopix, Inc.
Date & Time
July 26 (Thu) 11:50-12:50
Room
Room2 (International Conference Room, 3F, Kobe International Conference Center)
Chairperson
Haruhiko Bito (The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine)
Speaker
Cell ensemble mechanisms underlying memory processing
Kaoru Inokuchi (Department of Biochemistry Graduate School of Medicine & Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Toyama)
Integrated solutions for circuit neuroscience
Jonathan Nassi (Lead Scientist Inscopix, Inc)
Language
English

1LS03Frontiers of Neuromodulation / Neurofeedback Researches & Applications

Co-hosted by
NTT DATA INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT CONSULTING, Inc.
Date & Time
July 26 (Thu) 11:50-12:50
Room
Room3 (Reception Hall, 3F, Kobe International Conference Center)
Chairperson
Hitoshi Okazawa (Department of Neuropathology, Tokyo Medical and Dental University)
Moderator
Takahiro Yamazaki (NTT DATA INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT CONSULTING, Inc.)
Speaker
Yasushi Naruse (Center for Information and Neural Networks (CiNet), National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT))
Atsuo Mogi (JSOL Corporation)
Kaoru Amano (Center for Information and Neural Networks (CiNet), National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT))
Language
Japanese

1LS04Enjoy superresolution imaging!

Co-hosted by
NIKON INSTECH CO., LTD.
Date & Time
July 26 (Thu) 11:50-12:50
Room
Room4 (401+402, 4F, Kobe International Conference Center)
Chairperson
Misuzu Nakajima (NIKON INSTECH CO., LTD.)
Speaker
Structured illumination microscopy applied to analysis of synapse dynamics
Shigeo Okabe (Department of Cellular Neurobiology, Graduate School of Medicine and Faculty of Medicine, The University of Tokyo) New superresolution microscope N-SIM S
Atsushi Tsurumune (NIKON INSTECH CO., LTD.)
Language
Japanese

1LS05Innovative hardware super resolution technology and cutting-edge neuroscience imaging

Co-hosted by
Carl Zeiss Co ., Ltd.
Date & Time
July 26 (Thu) 11:50-12:50
Room
Room5 (501, 5F, Kobe International Conference Center)
Chairperson
Takeshi Imai (Department of Developmental Neurophysiology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University)
Speaker
3D organization of columnar units by N-cadherin-dependent differential adhesion and inter-layer interactions
Makoto Sato (Mathematical Neuroscience Unit, Institute for Frontier Science Initiative Lab of Developmental Neurobiology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences)
Realizing cutting edge Imaging by hardware super resolution technology
Rie Hayashi (Carl Zeiss Co., Ltd.)
Language
Japanese

1LS06Parkinson's disease primate model

Co-hosted by
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
Date & Time
July 26 (Thu) 11:50-12:50
Room
Room6 (502, 5F, Kobe International Conference Center)
Chairperson
Tatsushi Toda (Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo)
Speaker
α-synuclein propagation marmoset model for Parkinson's disease
Hideki Mochizuki (Department of Neurology, Osaka University)
Primate model of L-Dopa-induced dyskinesia for preclinical trials
Stella M. Papa (Department of Neurology, Emory University School of Medicine)
Language
English

July 27(Fri)

2LS02Past, present, and future of systems neuroscience

Co-hosted by
NARISHIGE SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENT LAB.
Date & Time
July 27 (Fri) 11:50-12:50
Room
Room2 (International Conference Room, 3F, Kobe International Conference Center)
Moderator
Kaoru Takakusaki (Asahikawa Medical University)
Speaker
Next stage of neural circuit researches?
Tadashi Isa (Kyoto University)
What does it mean to understand the brain?
Naoshige Uchida (Harvard University)
Language
Japanese

2LS03Open innovation in microscopy: The driving force behind brain-wide imaging of neurons

Co-hosted by
Thorlabs Japan Inc.
Date & Time
July 27 (Fri) 11:50-12:50
Room
Room3 (Reception Hall, 3F, Kobe International Conference Center)
Chairperson
Takuma Kanesaki (Thorlabs Japan Inc.)
Speaker
Whole Mouse Brain 3-D Imaging with Isometric Single-Cell-Resolution
Masafumi Kuroda (International Research Center for Neurointelligence (WPI-IRCN), The University of Tokyo)
Multiphoton Mesoscope reconciles large FOV and high resolution in the functional neuroimaging of brain
Hiroyuki Takuwa (Department of Functional Brain Imaging Research, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology)
Language
Japanese

2LS04Pathogenetic mechanisms and treatment of Guillain-Barre syndrome

Co-hosted by
Japan Blood Products Organization
Date & Time
July 27 (Fri) 11:50-12:50
Room
Room4 (401+402, 4F, Kobe International Conference Center)
Chairperson
Hideki Mochizuki (Department of Neurology, Osaka University)
Speaker
Susumu Kusunoki (Department of Neurology, Kindai University Faculty of Medicine)
Language
Japanese

2LS05Modulating microglial activation states in Alzheimer's disease through TREM2 and other receptors

Co-hosted by
Chugai Pharmaceutical Co.,Ltd.
Date & Time
July 27 (Fri) 11:50-12:50
Room
Room5 (501,5F, Kobe International Conference Center)
Chairperson
Haruhiko Bito (Department of Neurochemistry, The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine)
Speaker
David Hansen (Department of Neuroscience, Genentech)
Language
English

2LS06The relationship between Parkinson's disease and constipation ~ The key is gut microbiota? ~

Co-hosted by
Mylan EPD G.K.
Date & Time
July 27 (Fri) 11:50-12:50
Room
Room6 (502, 5F, Kobe International Conference Center)
Chairperson
Ryosuke Takahashi (Department of Neurology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine)
Speaker
Yuji Naito (Molecular Gastoroenterology and Hepatology Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine)
Language
Japanese

2LS07Functional and structural studies of neuronal circuits

Co-hosted by
OLYMPUS CORPORATION
Date & Time
July 27 (Fri) 11:50-12:50
Room
Room7 (504+505, 5F, Kobe International Conference Center)
Speaker
Functional and structural studies of neuronal circuits
Takeshi Imai (Department of Developmental Neurophysiology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University)
A spherical aberration-free microscopy system for live brain imaging: a case of RIKEN CBS-OLYMPUS collaboration activity
Yoshihiro Ue (RIKEN CBS-Olympus Collaboration Center, RIKEN / OLYMPUS Corporation)
Language
Japanese

2LS10The brain of athletes

Co-hosted by
ATR-Promotions Inc.
Date & Time
July 27 (Fri) 11:50-12:50
Room
Room10 (3B, 3F, No.2 Building, Kobe International Exhibition Hall)
Chairperson
Shinobu Masaki (ATR-Promotions Inc.)
Speaker
Yu Aramaki (Chukyo University School of Health Science)
Language
Japanese

July 28(Sat)

3LS02Nucleic acid-based drug medicine for Spinal Muscular Atrophy as disease modifying therapy

Co-hosted by
Biogen Japan Ltd.
Date & Time
July 28 (Sat) 11:50-12:50
Room
Room2 (International Conference Room, 3F, Kobe International Conference Center)
Chairperson
Takanori Yokota (Department of Neurology and Neurological Science, Tokyo Medical and Dental University)
Speaker
Antisense oligonucleotide therapy for spinal muscular atrophy
Kayoko Saito (Institute of Medical Genetics, Tokyo Women's Medical University)
Antisense therapy for splicing defects
Kentaro Sahashi (Department of Neurology, Nagoya University)
Language
Japanese

3LS04New Directions in the Management of Insomnia

Co-hosted by
MSD K.K.
Date & Time
July 28 (Sat) 11:50-12:50
Room
Room4 (401+402, 4F, Kobe International Conference Center)
Chairperson
Haruhiko Akiyama (Department of Clinical Research,Yokohama Brain and Spine Center)
Speaker
Role of orexin in the regulation of sleep/wakefulness
Akihiro Yamanaka (Research Institute of Environmental Medicine(RIEM), Nagoya University)
Dual Orexin Receptor Antagonist in the Management of Insomnia
Yasunori Oka (Center for Sleep Medicine, Ehime University Hospital)
Language
Japanese

3LS05Parkinson's Disease -Understad, Diagnose and Treat-

Co-hosted by
AbbVie GK
Date & Time
July 28 (Sat) 11:50-12:50
Room
Room5 (501, 5F, Kobe International Conference Center)
Chairperson
Hisatomo Kowa (Kobe University)
Speaker
Nobutaka Hattori (Juntendo University Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Neurology)
Language
Japanese

3LS06The cutting edge of Parkinson’s research

Co-hosted by
Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co.,Ltd./Nihon Medi-Physics Co.,Ltd.
Date & Time
July 28 (Sat) 11:50-12:50
Room
Room6 (502, 5F, Kobe International Conference Center)
Chairperson
Tatsushi Toda (Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo)
Speaker
Updates of function neuroimaging in Lewy body disease
Shigeki Hirano (Department of Neurology, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University)
Can the propagation hypothesis explain multifaceted phenotype of Lewy body disease ?
Takafumi Hasegawa (Division of Neurology, Department of Neuroscience & Sensory Organs, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine)
Language
Japanese

3LS07Neural Mechanisms Underlying Various Olfactory Behaviours-With Special Reference to a Novel Adenosine Olfactory Receptor "A2c"-

Co-hosted by
Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co., Ltd.
Date & Time
July 28 (Sat) 11:50-12:50
Room
Room7 (504+505, 5F, Kobe International Conference Center)
Chairperson
Haruo Kasai (Laboratory of Structural Physiology, Center for Disease Biology and Integrative Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, the University of Tokyo)
Speaker
Yoshihiro Yoshihara (Laboratory for Systems Molecular Ethology, RIKEN Center for Brain Science)
Language
Japanese

3LS10Development of the fluid biomarkers for Alzheimer’s diseases and other dementias

Co-hosted by
FUJIFILM Wako Pure Chemical Corporation
Date & Time
July 28 (Sat) 11:50-12:50
Room
Room10 (3B, 3F, No.2 Building, Kobe International Exhibition Hall)
Moderator
Susumu Tasaki (Life Science Reagent Development Department)
Speaker
Takahiko Tokuda (Dept. of Molecular Pathobiology of Brain Diseases Kyoto Prefectual University of Medicine)
Language
Japanese

July 29(Sun)

4LS02Stem cell-based therapy for Parkinson's disease

Co-hosted by
Novartis Pharma K.K.
Date & Time
July 29 (Sun) 11:50-12:50
Room
Room2 (International Conference Room, 3F, Kobe International Conference Center)
Chairperson
Wado Akamatsu (Center for Genomic and Regenerative Medicine, Juntendo University School of Medicine)
Speaker
Jun Takahashi (Center for iPS Cell Research and Application, Kyoto University School of Medicine)
Language
English


Luncheon Discussion : Big picture of brain science: what and how should we do in next 10-20 years?

July 29 (Sun.) 12:00-14:00 *Lunch provided for early registered participants.

Sponsored by: Academic Research System and Inter-society Liaison Committee
Backed up by: Union of Brain Science Association in Japan, JST-CRDS
Organized by: T. Miyakawa, H. Koshimizu (Fujita Health Univ), M. Yuzaki (Keio Univ)
*The presentation will be conducted in Japanese.

Elsevier/NSR Symposium: The 20th Anniversary of Parkin Discovery - To the Past, the Present, and the Future -

Date:July 29 (Sun.) 9:00-16:00
Venue: Room 2 (International Conference Room, Kobe International Conference Center)


Chairs :
Nobutaka Hatori(Juntendo university school of medicine)
Wado Akamatsu(Center for Genomic and Regenerative Medicine)
Ryosuke Takahashi (Depertment of Neurology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine)

Program

Lecture1The Dawning of the Neurodegeneration: The Pakin

Yoshikuni Mizuno (Department of Neurology, Juntendo University School of Medicine)

Lecture2Parkin - overview

Keiji Tanaka (Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science)

Lecture3Parkin-linked Parkinson’s disease: From clinical insights to pathogenic mechanisms and novel therapeutic approaches

Christine Klein (Department of Clinical and Molecular Neurogenetics, Department of Neurology, University of Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany)

Lecture4Twenty years of Parkin: from Biology to Therapeutics?

Edward A. Fon (Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, Canada)

Lecture5Decoding Parkinson’s Disease with Patient-Specific Neurons

Jian Feng (Department of Physiology and Biophysics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA)

Lecture6PARIS: The Rosetta Stone to Understanding Parkinson’s Disease

Ted Dawson (Neuroregeneration and Stem Cell Programs, Institute for Cell Engineering, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, U.S.A. )

Luncheon SeminarStem cell-based therapy for Parkinson's disease

Jun Takahashi (Department of Clinical Application, Center for iPS Cell Research and Application, Kyoto University)
*Co-hosted by Novartis Pharma KK

Lecture7Fifteen years of research on PINK1: beyond neurodegeneration

Enza Maria Valente (Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy; Neurogenetics Unit, IRCCS Santa Lucia Foundation, Rome, Italy)

Lecture8How PINK1 and Parkin catalyze mitochondrial ubiquitylation, and how the ubiquitin chain prevents Parkinson's disease

Norihiyuki Matsuda (Ubiquitin Signaling and Ubiquitin-related Disorders Project, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science)

Lecture9The axonal transport of mitochondria regulated by PINK1-Parkin signaling: Lessons from Drosophila

Yuzuru Imai (Department of Research for Parkinson's Disease, Juntendo University Graduate School of Medicine)

Lecture10Synthetic Phenotypes in Mice lacking PINK1 and Parkin-mediated Mitophagy

Richard Youle (Surgical Neurology Branch, NINDS, National Institutes of Health, USA)

Lecture11Parkin mutation analysis in Juntendo University and Parkinson’s disease model mice

Shigeto Sato (Department of Neurology, Juntendo University School of Medicine)

*Co-hosted by Elsevier / NSR
*Sponsored by Movement Disorder Society