The 6th RIEC International Symposium on Brain Functions and Brain Computer

February 1-2, 2018
Research Institute of Electrical Communication, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan

Technical Program
Feb. 1
13:30 - 13:35 Opening Remarks
A. Hirano-Iwata, Tohoku Univ., Japan
--- Session 1 (Chair: H. Akima) ---
13:35 - 13:55 [S1-1] On a brainmorphic hardware paradigm
Y. Horio (Tohoku Univ., Japan)
13:55 - 14:25 [S1-2] Design considerations for real-time digital architectures emulating spiking neural models
J. Madrenas, M. Zapata, H. Akima, S. Sato (Technical Univ. Catalunya, Spain)
14:25 - 14:45 [S1-3] Hebbian and anti-Hebbian learning for a qunatum associative memory
S. Sato, Y. Osakabe, H. Akima, M. Sakuraba (Tohoku Univ., Japan)
14:45 - 15:00 Break (15 min)
--- Session 2 (Chair: ) ---
15:00 - 15:20 [S2-1] Stable lipid bilayers in microfabricated silicon chips as a platform for cell-free synthesized ion channel proteins
A. Hirano-Iwata, D. Yamaura, T. Ohori, K. Arata, D. Tadaki, T. Ma, H. Yamamoto, M. Niwano (Tohoku Univ., Japan)
15:20 - 15:50 [S2-2] Dynamics and effective connectivity in neuronal cultures: from experiments to medical applications
J. Soriano (Univ. Barcelona, Spain)
15:50 - 16:10 [S2-3] Single-cell manipulation of neuronal morphology and function using microfabricated substrates
H. Yamamoto, R. Matsumura, M. Niwano, A. Hirano-Iwata (Tohoku Univ., Japan)
16:10 - 16:20 Break (10 min)
16:20 - 17:20 --- Poster Session ---
[P-1] Immature excitatory synaptic transmission caused by astrocytes with previous chronic exposure to amyloid β-peptide fragment 1-40
K. Oyabu, H. Kawano, H. Yamamoto, K. Eto, Y. Adaniya, K. Kubota, T. Watanabe, A. Hirano-Iwata, J. Nabekura, S. Katsurabayashi, K. Iwasaki (Fukuoka Univ., Japan)
[P-2] An experimental and computational study on spontaneous firing pattern of a single neuron
K. Hattori, S. Kono, T. Yoneyama, A. Nakanishi, H. Yamamoto, T. Tanii (Waseda Univ., Japan)
[P-3] Top-down influence on V1 responses in perceptual behavior produced by reinforcement learning
R. Tani, S. Yano, Y. Kashimori (Univ. Electro-Communications, Japan)
[P-4] Synchronization of spontaneous activity in modular neuronal network models
S. Moriya, H. Yamamoto, H. Akima, S. Kubota, M. Niwano, A. Hirano-Iwata, S. Sato (Tohoku Univ., Japan)
[P-5] Spatial perception system based on motion stereo vision in cortex
S. Kurihara, H. Akima, S. Kawakami, J. Madrenas, S. Moriya, M. Yano, K. Nakajima, M. Sakuraba, S. Sato (Tohoku Univ., Japan)
[P-6] Pain responses in human iPSC-derived sensory neurons using MEA system
A. Odawara, N. Matsuda, I. Suzuki (Tohoku Inst. Technol., Japan)
[P-7] Effect of cell morphology on membrane impedance of micropatterned neurons
R. Matsumura, H. Yamamoto, T. Hayakawa, S. Katsurabayashi, M. Niwano, A. Hirano-Iwata (Tohoku Univ., Japan)
[P-8] Dynamic-clamp analysis of a convergent neuronal network unit
T. Hayakawa, H. Yamamoto, R. Matsumura, A. Hirano-Iwata (Tohoku Univ., Japan)
[P-9] Spontaneous activity patterns of micropatterned cortical neurons with 4, 16, and 36 modules
K. Ide, H. Yamamoto, K. Wakimura, M. Niwano, A. Hirano-Iwata (Tohoku Univ., Japan)
[P-10] High-speed calcium imaging of spontaneous neural activity in micropatterned cortical cultures
K. Wakimura, H. Yamamoto, K. Ide, A. Hirano-Iwata (Tohoku Univ., Japan)
Feb. 2
--- Session 3 (Chair: H. Yamamoto) ---
10:00 - 10:20 [S3-1] Local control of axonal excitability in the hippocampus
H. Kamiya (Hokaido Univ., Japan)
10:20 - 10:50 [S3-2] Dynamic neural correlates of working memory phenomena in prefrontal cortex - new experimental findings and theoretical insights
P. Herman, M. Lundqvist, E. K. Miller (Royal Inst. Technology, Sweden)
10:50 - 11:20 [S3-3] Optimizing deep brain stimulation for treatment of Epilepsy and Parkinson's disease
T. Netoff (Univ. Minnesota, USA)
11:20 - 11:40 [S3-4] Posture estimation from electromyography signals using a multi-layered neural network
F. Ishida (National Institute of Technology, Toyama College, Japan)
11:40 - 11:45 Closing Remarks
S. Sato, Tohoku Univ., Japan
Social Program The symposium banquet will be held in the evening (18:00-20:00) on Feb. 1. The banquet fee (4,000 JPY) must be paid by cash (only JPY is available) at the registration desk.
2018. 1.22 The final program has been uploaded.
2018. 1.10 The tentative program has been uploaded.
2017.11.10 This site has been opened.