RIKEN Brain Science Institute

Name Area Department Start Year Stop Year Advisor
Hiroshi Abedecision-making Keiji Tanaka (grad student), Kenji Matsumoto (grad student)
Arman AbrahamyanVisual system, Psychophysics, Decision making, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), fMRI20042008 Andreas Ioannides (grad student)
Elisa Aquilanti20092009 Nobuyuki Nukina (research assistant)
Andrea Benucci
Garga ChatterjeeVisual perception , visual cognition , Face processing , Visual phantoms20052005 Manabu Tanifuji (research assistant)
Kang ChengVisual system
Ming-Ching ChiangSocial memory, hippocampus, and decision making20142018 Thomas J. McHugh (grad student)
Mauro CostagliImage Processing, Parallel Imaging, Visual System20042010 Kang Cheng (grad student)
Sakyasingha DasguptaComputational Neuroscience, Neurorobotics, Artificial Intelligence2015 Taro Toyoizumi (post-doc)
Markus DiesmannComputational Neuroscience Ad Aertsen (post-doc)
Manoj K. EradathVisual attention, Memory Cognitive Brain Mapping Lab Keiji Tanaka (grad student), Kang Cheng (grad student), Noritaka Ichinohe (grad student), Kenji Matsumoto (collaborator)
Hossein EstekyNeural Bases of Visual Cognition Keiji Tanaka (post-doc)
Naotaka FujiiCognitive Neuroscience Atsushi Iriki (research scientist)
Ichiro Fujitacognitive visual neurosci19891992 Keiji Tanaka (research scientist)
Megumi FukudaVisual system, Consciousness, fMRI, MEG2016 Masanori Murayama (post-doc)
Justin L. GardnerMRI vision attention decision motion inference selection20022004 Keiji Tanaka (post-doc)
Elakkat GireeshSystems Neuroscience, Schizophrenia Masao Ito (grad student)
Sonja Grünspike train analysis
Daichi Hirai2015 Masanori Murayama (post-doc)
Hajime Hirase György Buzsáki (post-doc)
James R. HydeOCD, Calcium Imaging20072009 Kathleen S. Rockland (research assistant)
Atsushi IrikiCognitive Neuroscience
Shigeyoshi Itohara Susumu Tonegawa (research scientist)
Hiroyuki KamiguchiNeuroscience
Akira Katoh19982000 Shigeyoshi Itohara (research assistant)
Hokto KazamaSensory neuroscience
Yoshihiro Kinopolyglutamine disorders Nobuyuki Nukina (post-doc)
Keiichi Kitajocognitive neuroscience, computational neuroscience, TMS=EEG, nonlinear dynamics, oscillations, synchrony Yoko Yamaguchi (post-doc)
Kohta I. KobayasiAuditory, Vocal. Kazuo Okanoya (grad student)
Masaru Kurosawa Nobuyuki Nukina (research assistant)
Steeve LaquitaineLearning in decision-making task, Model Based fMRI Justin L. Gardner (post-doc)
Thomas Launeycerebellum, plasticity19982007 Masao Ito (post-doc)
Sidney R. LehkyVision19941999 Keiji Tanaka (research scientist)
Kevin X. Liucortical development, corticospinal motor neurons, neurodegeneration, cerebellar ataxia20092009 Nobuyuki Nukina (research assistant)
Maro G. Machizawaindividual differences, attention, working memory, Cognitive Neuroscience20052006 Andreas Ioannides (research assistant)
Satoshi ManitaNeurophysiology20102015 Masanori Murayama (post-doc)
Kenji Matsumotobehavioral neurophysiology1996 Keiji Tanaka (post-doc)
Gen Matsumotopolyglutamine disorders Nobuyuki Nukina (post-doc)
Thomas J. McHughHippocampal Systems
Steven Middleton2010 Thomas J. McHugh (post-doc)
Yuriko Mishima
Naohisa Miyakawa2004 Manabu Tanifuji (post-doc)
Daisuke Miyamoto20112015 Masanori Murayama (post-doc)
Daisuke MiyamotoSleep, Memory, Electrophysiology, Optogenetics20142015 Masanori Murayama (post-doc)
Haruko Miyazakipolyglutamine disorders Nobuyuki Nukina (post-doc)
Kazue Niisato2009 Thomas J. McHugh (post-doc)
Andrey R. NikolaevEEG, Visual system, perceptual organization,
Nobuyuki NukinaPolyglutamine diseases, Huntington disease, Protein aggregates
Hitoshi OkamotoDevelopmental Neurobiology, motoneuron, sensory neuron, zebrafish, habenula, brain asymmetry Yoshiki Hotta (grad student)
Kazuo OkanoyaBiolinguistics Robert J. Dooling (grad student)
Franco PestilliDiffusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Tractography, functional MRI, Neuroscience, Visual attention, Decision making, Reward, Reading, Connectomics20092009 Justin L. Gardner (post-doc)
Pavel Prosselkovgenotype-phenotype interactions of cognitive traits
Yoshitake SanoNeuroscience20052009 Shigeyoshi Itohara (post-doc)
Takayuki SATOVisual system2000 Manabu Tanifuji (research assistant)
Masaaki Satoadult plasticity, two-photon imaging Yasunori Hayashi (research scientist)
Abhilash Arun Sawant Yukiko Goda (grad student)
Yoshimasa SekiSongbird Kazuo Okanoya (grad student)
Vladislav SekulicBehavioural, systems, and computational neuroscience; hippocampus; inhibitory interneurons; memory
Mark William Sherwoodastroglia, Ca2+, plasticity
Hideaki ShimazakiStatistical analysis of neuronal data20072009 Sonja Grün (post-doc)
Yoko SugiyamaVisual system Takao K. Hensch (post-doc)
Takayuki Suzuki2010 Masanori Murayama (post-doc)
Satohiro TajimaVisual system, Computational neuroscience Taro Toyoizumi (post-doc)
Norio Takata Hajime Hirase (post-doc)
Toru TakumiCircadian rhythms
Atsushi TamadaDevelopment
Keiji TanakaVisual Cortex
Topi Tanskanen
Kentaro TaoSystems Neurophysiology20132018 Shigeyoshi Fujisawa (post-doc)
Masami TatsunoNeuroscience Biology, Statistics, System Science Engineering19992002 Shun-ichi Amari (post-doc)
Hiroshi Todaka
Rudi Tong20172018 Yukiko Goda (grad student)
Asako Tosaki Nobuyuki Nukina (research assistant)
Taro ToyoizumiComputational Neuroscience Wulfram Gerstner (grad student), Shun-ichi Amari (grad student), Kenneth D. Miller (post-doc), Larry F. Abbott (post-doc)
Tadaharu Tsumotoneural circuit and development
Naoshige UchidaOlfaction2000 Kensaku Mori (post-doc)
Shiro Usui
Francois Benoit VialatteBrain Signal Processing
Chika Washizu Nobuyuki Nukina (research assistant)
Adam Weitemier2009 Thomas J. McHugh (post-doc)
Mizuki Yamada Nobuyuki Nukina (research assistant)
Yoko Yamaguchi
Itsuko Yamamoto Nobuyuki Nukina (research assistant)
Tomoyuki Yamanakapolyglutamine disorders Nobuyuki Nukina (post-doc)
Tomoko Yoda Nobuyuki Nukina (research assistant)
Takamasa YoshidaVisual cortex, Plasticity, Cat, Mouse
Yoshihiro YoshiharaOlfactory system, Neural circuit
Huihai Zhao