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Eighth Japanese-American Symposium

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science – U.S. National Academy of Sciences

December 10-12, 2005
Kanagawa, Japan

Sessions:

 Behavioral Game Theory

Organizers: David Reiley and Tamotsu Onozaki

Chair: Martin Dufwenberg, University of Arizona

Speakers:

Jacob Goeree, California Institute of Technology

Naoko Nishimura, Shinshu University

 Datamining/Machine Learning

Organizers: Masayuki Numao and Chris Wiggins

Chair: Shusaku Tsumoto, Shimane University School of Medicine

Speakers:

Dana Pe’er, Harvard Medical School

Koji Tsuda, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)

 Extra Dimensions of Space

Organizers: Dana Randall, Jens Gundlach and Kae Nemoto

Chair: Andreas Karch, University of Washington

Speakers:

Masahiro Yamaguchi, Tohoku University

Emanuel Katz, Boston University

 Life of a Protein: Protein Trafficking and Degradation

Organizers: Yoshihiro Kubo and Dirk Trauner

Chair: Michisuke Yuzaki, Keio University

Speakers:

Kohji Takei, Okayama University

Dave Bredt University of California, San Francisco

 Mind Reading/Brain Machine Interface

Organizers: Katsuyuki Sakai and Blythe Corbett

Chair: Andrew Schwartz, University of Pittsburgh

Speakers:

Yukiyasu Kamitani, Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute (ATRI)

Krishna V. Shenoy, Stanford University

 Plasmodics

Organizers: Yasuyuki Tsuboi

Chair: Takayuki Okamoto, The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research (RIKEN)

Speakers:

Kei Murakoshi, Hokkaido University

Xiang Zhang, University of California at Berkeley

 Ribosome/Molecular Machine

Organizers: Shelley Copley and Tohru Yoshihisa

Chair: Rachel Green, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Speakers:

Toshifumi Inada, Nagoya University

Scott A. Strobel, Yale University

 Subduction – Megathrust Earthquakes and the Role of Water

Organizers: Kerry Sieh and Shigeo Yoshida

Chair: Kazushige Obara, National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention

Speakers:

Robert Witter, William Lettis & Associates, Inc.

Masao Nakatani, University of Tokyo

 

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