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Dr Ben Seymour, Computational and Biological Learning Lab, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1PZ

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Center for Information and Neural Networks, National Institute for Information and Communications Technology (NICT), 1-3 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565-0871, Japan.

bjs49 AT cam.ac.uk / seymour AT cinet.jp

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Wednesday
Nov022016

Using ML and real-time MEG to Understand Phantom Limb Pain

Here's a new paper - a collaboration with Takufumi Yanagisawa and other fantastic colleagues in Osaka.

 Watch a NHK video article (in Japanese)

Or read about it on LiveScience (in English)

 Induced sensorimotor brain plasticity controls pain in phantom limb patients. Takufumi Yanagisawa, Ryohei Fukuma, Ben Seymour, Koichi Hosomi, Haruhiko Kishima, Takeshi Shimizu, Hiroshi Yokoi, Masayuki Hirata, Toshiki Yoshimine, Yukiyasu Kamitani, Youichi Saitoh. Nature Communications 7, Article number: 13209 (2016) doi:10.1038/ncomms13209

URL: http://rdcu.be/l39w

Monday
Oct032016

Post-doc position available

Please see the advert on jobs.ac.uk

Feel free to contact me to discuss if you are interested and want to find out more, on bjs49@cam.ac.uk.

 

Monday
Sep192016

IASP Travel award 

Congratulations to Suyi Zhang for getting a IASP Travel Award to attend this years World Congress for Pain at Yokohama.

Monday
Sep192016

German-Japanese Young Leaders Forum 2016

Congratulations to Tristan Nakagawa for being selected to as a Young Leader for the German-Japanese Young Leaders Forum in Berlin Potsdam this year, focusing on Digitalization and Data Security.

Monday
Sep192016

International Symposium 'Brain, Networks and Behaviour'

I am pleased to announce the following International Symposium to take place at CiNet, as part of our JSPS Program for Advancing Strategic International Networks between Osaka University, CiNet, Cambridge University, and Princeton University.

Wednesday 20th July, 2pm-5pm
at Conference Room, CiNet Bldg.
(1-4, Yamadaoka, Suita City, Osaka, 565-0871 Japan)

 

 - All Welcome

 

Sponsors: Osaka University & CiNet, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT)

Co-Sponsors: Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) & Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, Osaka University

Language: English

Chair:
Toshio Yanagida
Specially Appointed Professor, Osaka University
Director, CiNet

Program:
Trevor Robbins, University of Cambridge
“Impulsivity and compulsivity: Neural substrates and neuropsychiatric implications”

Ben Seymour, CiNet
“Brain networks and human pain: top down versus bottom up”

Tim Buschman, Princeton University
“Neural Dynamics of Cognitive Control”

Ed Bullmore, University of Cambridge
“Complex brain networks in health and disease”