Palestrante | ATSUSHI  IRIKI

ATSUSHI  IRIKI

Visiting Professor, University College London, UK. Research Professor, Kyoto University. President and CEO, RIKÆNALYSIS Corporation (RIKEN Venture Company, Tokyo). Senior Fellow, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Toronto, Canada. Founding Co-Director, RIKEN-NTU Research Centres, Singapore & Japan. Global Advocacy Initiative Member. International Brain Research Organization (Paris), past Main Scientific Advisor. OECD, Lifelong Learning Network (Paris).

AFFILIATION:      Laboratory for Symbolic Cognitive Development,
     RIKEN Brain Science Institute,
     2-1 Hirosawa, Wako-shi, Saitama 351-0198, Japan.
     Telephone: +81-48-467-9637, Facsimile: +81-48-467-9645
     Electronic mail: iriki@brain.riken.jp
     URL: http://www.brain.riken.jp/labs/scd/index.html

EDUCATION
1976-1982        Faculty of Dentistry, Tokyo Medical and Dental University.
1982-1986        Graduate School, Tokyo Medical and Dental University.

DEGREES
D.D.S.       1982     Dentistry;  Tokyo Medical and Dental University
Ph.D.       1986     Neuroscience;  Tokyo Medical and Dental University
D.M.Sc.       1991     Medicine;  Toho University

APPOINTMENTS
1986-1990    Research Associate, Department of Physiology, Faculty of Dentistry, Tokyo Medical and Dental University.
1987-1990    Research Associate, The Rockefeller University, New York, USA.
1990-1991    Research Associate, Department of Physiology, Toho University School of Medicine.
1991-1997    Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology, Toho University School of Medicine.
1997-1999    Associate Professor, Department of Physiology, Toho University School of Medicine.
1999-2005    Professor and Chairman, Section of Cognitive Neurobiology, Tokyo Medical and Dental University.
2004-present    Head of Laboratory for Symbolic Cognitive Development, RIKEN Brain Science Institute.
2005-2010    Adjunct Professor, Tokyo Medical and Dental University.
2006-present     Member, Science Council of Japan.
2008-2011    Adjunct Professor, The University of Tokyo.
2009-present    Adjunct Professor, Keio University.
2010-present     Visiting Professor, University College London, UK.
2012-present    Research Professor, Kyoto University.
2012-present    Visiting Professor, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore.
2015-present    President and CEO, RIKÆNALYSIS Corporation (RIKEN Venture Company, Tokyo).
2016-present    Senior Fellow, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Toronto, Canada.
2017-present    Founding Co-Director, RIKEN-NTU Research Centres, Singapore & Japan.

SOCIETIES
Program Committee Member, past    Society for Neuroscience (Washington DC)
Global Advocacy Initiative Member    International Brain Research Organization (Paris), past
Faculty Member    Faculty of 1000 Biology (London)
President, past    39th Annual Meeting of Japan Neuroscience Society
Editor-in-Chief, past    Neuroscience Research (Japan Neuroscience Society)
Editorial Board, past    Philosophical Transaction B of The Royal Society (London)
Main Scientific Advisor    OECD, Lifelong Learning Network (Paris)
Governing Board Member    International Council for Laboratory Animal Science (Brussels)

HONORS / AWARDS
2002    Neuroscience Research Excellent Paper Award (Japan Neuroscience Society)
2004    The Golden Brain Award (The Minerva Foundation, Berkeley CA, U.S.A.)
2008    The Creative Research Award (Neurocreative NPO, Tokyo, Japan)
2009    The Otto-Creutzfeldt-Lecture (German Neuroscience Society, Berlin)
2013    The Lee Wee Nam Lecture (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)

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