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Final decision on the school format (on-site, on-line, or hybrid) will be announced in May.
In case of school on-site, due to the pandemic of COVID-19, participants from abroad may be requested with PCR check and stay in the air terminal hotel for 1-2 days upon arrival.
In 2018, Menno Witter and Cliff Kentros at Kavli Institute of Systems Neuroscience in the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Norway, and Tadashi Isa and Masahiko Takada at Kyoto University and Ken-ichiro Tsutsui at Tohoku University were awarded with INTPART project for Japan and Norway United in Brain, Educations and Therapeutics (JANUBET).
As a part of the activity in this project, we organize schools to the young researchers and students. The first school was held in Tohoku University on May 8-12 in 2019. The second school was held in Tromsø , Norway on August 11-18 in 2019.
The third school is currently planned on September 10-16, 2021 in Kyoto and Inuyama.
We will focus on teaching the primate neurobiology. This school will be co-sponsored by the International Partnerships for Excellent Education and Research (INTPART), Institute for the Advanced Study of Human Biology (WPI-ASHBi), Primate Research Institute (PRI) and Graduate Program for Medical Innovation (MIP) of Kyoto University.
Sept 10 (Fri): Kyoto
Arrival and get together (ASHBi Lecture Hall, B1F@Bldg B, Kyoto University Medical School Campus)
15:00 Welcome remarks; Tadashi Isa, Menno Witter
16:15 Lecture: Dora Angelaki
17:45 Group work 1
18:15 Move to restaurant
18:30 Get-together party
Sept 11 (Sat): Kyoto
9:00 Lecture: Douglas Munoz
10:30 Coffee break
10:45 Lecture: Wim Vanduffel
13:30 Flash talks for poster session (odd number)
14:00 Poster session (odd number)
15:00 Lecture: Tadashi Isa
16:30 Coffee break
16:45 Interaction with lecturers (20 min x 3)
17:45 Group work 2
18:45 Move to accommodation
19:30 Dinner at accommodation
Sept 12 (Sun): Kyoto
9:00 Lecture: Ken-Ichiro Tsutsui
10:00 Lecture: Yutaka Komura
11:00 Coffe break
11:15 Flash talks for poster session (even number)
11:45 Group photo
13:30 Poster session (even number)
14:30 Lecture: Masanori Matsuzaki
15:30 Coffee break
15:45 Interaction with lecturers (15 min x 3)
16:30 Panel discussion
17:30 Group work 3
18:30 Move to accommodation
19:00 Dinner at accommodation
Sept 13 (Mon): Kyoto
8:30 Lab experiences in Isa Lab:
Macaque-1: Reaching and grasping in monkeys with spinal cord injury and ECoG data analysis
Macaque-2; Decision making and unit recordings
Macaque-3: Eye movements
Marmoset: Gaze behaviors
10:00 Break and move
10:30 Lecture: Menno Witter
12:00 Group Work Presentation
14:30 Excursions in Kyoto
Sept 14 (Tue): Inuyama
9:00 Move to Kyoto Universtiy Primate Research Institute (PRI)
13:45 Lecture: Ikuma Adachi
14:20 Lecture: Katsuki Nakamura
15:00 PRI tours
Macaques (group cages, open enclosures, NBRP)
Marmoset & P2 facilities
17:00 Go to hotel & check-in
18:30 Pick up by bus at hotel
18:30 Dinner at beer restaurant Lorely
21:30 Back to hotel by bus
Sept 15 (Wed): Inuyama
9:30 Lectures: Ken-ichi Amemori, Masaki Isoda, Masayuki Matsumoto, Takafumi Minamimoto
13:30 Japan Monkey Center and Inuyama Castle
18:00 Ukai (with dinner bento)
21:00 Back to hotel
Sept 16 (Thr) : Inuyama
9:30 Lectures: Atsushi Nambu, Cliff Kentros
13:00 Lectures: Wolfram Schultz, Peter Strick
Kansai International Airport (KIX):
We recommand you to take Limited Express Haruka by JR West rail service. You can find detailed instructions here and the rail service webpage here.
Osaka International Airport (ITM):
We recommand you to take monorail and transfer to JR West rail service. You can find instructions here.
Chubu Centrair Airport (NGO):
We recommand you to take Shinkansen high speed rail service. You can find instructions here.
Kyoto City Bus 206 (Gion via Kiyomizu-dera Temple, 30 minutes ride).
Step off at bus stop "Konoedori ."
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