Advanced Technology: Workshop

Causal Approaches to Brain Functions Through Optogenetics and Beyond

Causal Approaches to Brain Functions
Through Optogenetics and Beyond

Advanced Technology/Karl Deisseroth

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Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 13:30-17:35
Place: Tetsumon Memorial Auditorium, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Tokyo
Coordinator and Chair: Haruhiko Bito (Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo)


  • Haruhiko BitoHaruhiko Bito
  • Hideki KandoriHideki Kandori
  • Polina AnikeevaPolina Anikeeva
  • Mikhail G. ShapiroMikhail G. Shapiro


Opening Address, Introduction of Laureate: Haruhiko Bito
Keynote Talk: Karl Deisseroth (Laureate in Advanced Technology)
“Illuminating the Brain”
Hideki Kandori (Professor / Director, Department of Life Science and Applied Chemistry, OptoBio Technology Research Center, Nagoya Institute of Technology)
“Biophysics of Rhodopsins”
Polina Anikeeva (Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
“Electronic, Optical, and Magnetic Neural Interfaces”
Mikhail G. Shapiro (Assistant Professor / Heritage Principal Investigator, Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology)
“Acoustic Biomolecules for Non-invasive Ultrasonic Imaging and Control of Cellular Function”
Ending Address: Shoichi Himono (Executive Managing Director, Inamori Foundation)

*Workshop are for researchers and experts in their respective fields.

Organized by Inamori Foundation
Co-organized by Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, World-leading Innovative Graduate Study Program of Life Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo
Supported by Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas, “Brain Information Dynamics”, Kyoto Prefectural Government, Kyoto City Government, NHK
With the Cooperation of the Japanese Society for Neurochemistry, the Japan Neuroscience Society


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