Call for applications for the RIKEN BSI Summer Program 2016

Research and Intensive Lecture Course Opportunities in Japan
Modern neuroscience approaches have made identifying, measuring and manipulating specific neural circuits, and as a consequence the behavior they support, a reality. This course will feature lectures from leaders in the field who are applying circuit based approaches to topics ranging from development to decision making.

Schedule:
【Plan A】 Internship and Lecture Course, June 15 – August 10, 2016
【Plan B】 Lecture Course, June 20 – 24, 2016
*We will accept 15 interns for the Internship and Lecture Course (Plan A) and 30 participants for the Lecture Course (Plan B).

Deadline for applications: February 29, 2016

Invited Lecturers:
David Foster, Johns Hopkins University
Haruo Kasai, The University of Tokyo
Jeff Magee, Janelia Farm Research Campus
Xiang Yu, The Institute of Neuroscience, the Chinese Academy of Sciences
Masashi Yanagisawa, University of Tsukuba
Jennifer Raymond, Stanford University
Hiromu Tanimoto, Tohoku University
Masayuki Matsumoto, University of Tsukuba
Carlos Brody, Princeton University
Michael Bruchas, Washington University
Dayu Lin, NYU Langone Medical Center
Yael Niv, Princeton University

RIKEN BSI Summer Program 2016 Organizing Committee:
Thomas McHugh(Circuit and Behavioral Physiology)
Tomomi Shimogori (Molecular Mechanisms of Thalamus Development)
Shigeyoshi Fujisawa(Laboratory for Systems Neurophysiology)
Joshua JohansenNeural Circuitry of Memory)
For more information and applications, visit our website:
http://www.brain.riken.jp/en/summer/
Inquiries: info.summer@brain.riken.jp