Experiencing the best of both worlds — neuroscience research and community
Now an instructor, former summer student David Schoppik revisits BSI
“The rewards are high when you get that eureka moment”
High-throughput automated experiments to address science’s reproducibility crisis
Olfactory receptor that senses food signals is unique to aquatic species
Virtual reality is an efficient testbed for studying place memory and learning
The Researcher Incentive Award and Technical Incentive Award are given to young researchers and technicians who have contributed to furthering RIKEN’s ideals by achieving exemplary results in their research support activities. In fiscal year 2016, three researchers and one technician from BSI were selected as awardees. Congratulations!
What works for English is not universal when it comes to language learning
How do you jump-start the search for consciousness in the brain? A loan, some optical fibers and a cheeky threat of scientific one-upmanship
A glimpse of neuroscience on the opposite side of the Pacific
What if you could visualize consciousness as a geometrical pattern that shifts and morphs over time?
An interview with neuroscientist Taro Toyoizumi
Decoding the brain activity of odor-based navigation
Hippocampus oscillations organize neural code
Courtship behavior initiated by pheromone
Competing neural circuits determine outcomes of conflict
An interview with Dr. Hitoshi Okamoto
An Interview with Dr. Tadafumi Kato
Thomas John McHugh, Team Leader, Laboratory for Circuit and Behavioral Physiology, RIKEN Brain Science Institute
BSI Director, Dr. Susumu Tonegawa discusses recent advances in neuroscience in a recent RIKEN Research Perspective.
Dr. Mikoshiba is honored for his achievements in neuroscience and for facilitating international cultural and scientific exchange
An interview with Dr. Yukiko Goda
An interview with Dr. Shun-ichi Amari, who was named Person of Cultural Merit for his work in mathematical neuroscience
Motomasa Tanaka and colleagues show that prions help yeast cells survive drug treatment, revealing a functional role for protein aggregates.