Brain Mapping by Integrated Neurotechnologies for Disease Studies

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Brain Mapping by Integrated Nuerotechnologies for Disease Studies (Brain/MINDS) Chronology

◆2013.5.17◆
 Gathering at Brain Science Institute, RIKEN
Presentation on USA BRAIN Initiative and European Human Brain Project by the Future Planning Committee of the Union of Brain Science Associations in Japan
Opinions exchanged on the proposed project to develop innovative technologies for elucidating primate neural circuit functions

◆2013.6.6◆
Council for Science and Technology, Brain Science Committee
 A working group is formed to draft for a proposal for the project
 (Chief Investigator: Shigeo Okabe)

《Members of the Brain Science Committee working group on a project for elucidating primate neural circuit functions》
 16 members total (in alphabetical order)
◎ Chief Investigator

 Doya, Kenji, Neural Computation Unit, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University
 Goda, Yukiko, Brain Science Institute, RIKEN
 Honda, Manabu, Department of Functional Brain Research, Manabu Honda, National Institute of Neuroscience
 Isa, Tadashi, National Institute for Physiological Sciences
 Ishii, Shini, Department of System Science, Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University
 Kasai, Kiyoto, Graduate School of Medicine and Faculty of Medicine, the University of Tokyo
 Kengaku, Mineko, Graduate School of Biostudies, Kyoto University
◎Okabe, Shigeo, Graduate School of Medicine and Faculty of Medicine, the University of Tokyo
 Okano, Hideyuki, School of Medicine, Keio University
 Osumi, Noriko, Department of Developmental Neuroscience, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medecine
 Ozaki, Norio, Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya University
 Sasaki, Erikai, Department of Applied Developmental Biology, Central Institute for Experimental Animals
 Sobue, Gen, Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya University
 Tsumoto, Tadaharu, Brain Science Institute, RIKEN
 Yoshimine, Toshiki, Graduate School of Medicine/ Faculty of Medicine, Osaka University
 Yuzaki, Michisuke, School of Medicine, Keio University

◆2013.7.23◆
Council for Science and Technology, Brain Science Committee working group issues mid-term report on how to promote the project

◆2013.7.26◆
Council for Science and Technology, Brain Science Committee receives working group’s mid-term report on proposals for promoting the project

◆2013.8.20◆
 Council for Science and Technology, Brain Science Committee makes a pre-evaluation of the proposed Brain/MINDS project

◆2014.2.5 – 2.26◆
Call for applications issued for Brain/MINDS project Core Institute

◆2014.3.25◆
 Core Institute selected for Brain/MINDS project (press release)
 Core Institute: RIKEN
 Representative researchers:
 Atsushi Miyawaki, Team Leader, Brain Science Institute
 Hideyuki Okano, Team Leader, Brain Science Institute

◆2014.6.20– 7.15◆
 Call for applications issued for Brain/MINDS project Partner Institutes, Clinical Research Group, and Technology Development Group

◆2014.9.11◆
 Partner Institutes, Clinical Research Group, and Technology Development Group selected (press release)
 Partner Institutes: 2 universities
 Clinical Research Group: 3 teams
 Technology Development Group: 17 topics