Shoji Komai

Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan

1993, BA in Psychology, Sophia University, Tokyo; 1997, MSc in Biological Science then 2000, PhD in Neuroscience, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Nara; 2000-03, Postdoctoral Fellow, Mitsubishi Kagaku Institute of Life Sciences, Machida; 2003-05, Medical Research, Max Planck Institute, Heidelberg, Germany; 2005-08, Assistant Professor, then since 2008, Associate Professor, Nara Institute of Science and Technology. Member: since 2010, Science Council, Japan; 2011-12, Executive Committee, Global Young Academy. Expertise: reading neural coding to understand how brain works, animal behaviour, human behaviour, electrophysiology, optogenetics. Interests: to understand the fundamental brain function discovering the minimal unit of it.

Biography Updated on 19 June 2012

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