Name of Conference

The 34th Annual Meeting of the Japan Neuroscience Society −Neuroscience of the Mind−


Noriko Osumi (Professor, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine)


September 14(Wed.)-17(Sat.), 2011


Pacifico Yokohama
1-1-1 Minato Mirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama 220-0012, Japan

Program (tentative)

Ⅰ Plenary Lectures

September 14(Wed.)
Developmental disorders - a window on the mind
Uta Frith Professor, University College London & Aarhus University
September 15(Thu.)
The organization of the reading system:universal architecture and individual variability
Stanislas Dehaene Professor, College de France/Inserm/CEA
September 16(Fri.)
Patterning of telencephalic structures
John Rubenstein Professor, University of California, San Francisco
September 17(Sat.)
The neural circuits underlying somatosensation
Karel Svoboda Group Leader, HHMI's Janelia Farm Research Campus

Ⅱ Special Lectures

September 14(Wed.)
Induction of Pluripotency by Defined Factors
Shinya Yamanaka Director, Center for iPS Cell Research and Application, Kyoto University
September 15(Thu.)
Self and others within a social brain
Naoyuki Osaka Adjunctive professor, Kyoto University
September 16(Fri.)
Neural Circuit Genetics of Episodic Memory
Susumu Tonegawa Director, RIKEN Brain Science Institute
September 17(Sat.)
Alzheimer's disease: from molecular pathology to disease-modifying therapies
Takeshi Iwatsubo Professor, Department of Neuropathology Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo

Ⅲ Symposia

Symposia by the hosting society Call for symposia: opens September, 2010

Ⅳ Awarded Lectures

Tokizane Award / Tsukahara Award

Ⅴ Oral Presentations / Poster Sessions

Call for abstracts: from February to early April, 2011 (tentative)

Ⅵ Sponsored Seminars

Application for Luncheon Seminar sponsorship: opens September, 2010

Ⅶ Exhibition for Equipments & Publications

Exhibitor booth sales: opens September, 2010