Italian Brains in Japan: 2022 Italian Research Day

Venue: Italian Institute of Culture in Tokyo (live streamed online)
Date: 22 April 2022, 17.00-18.30 Japan time

This event is held under the framework of the Italian Research Day in Japan 2022, as a collaboration between the Embassy of Italy in Japan with AIRJ (Associazione dei Ricercatori Italiani in Giappone).


  • Welcome: The IIC Director
  • Opening Remarks: H.E. Gianluigi Benedetti (Ambassador of Italy to Japan)
  • Greetings: Prof. Sarah Cosentino, Waseda University, AIRJ President
    Scientific talks:
  • Dr. Dalila Burin, Tohoku University (Virtual training for physical, cognitive and
    neural benefits)
  • Dr. Marco Terenzio, OIST (Molecular Neuroscience)
  • Dr. Andrea Benucci, RIKEN Center for Brain Science (Neural basis of sensory
    processing with a major focus on vision)
    Panel Discussion with the speakers to follow. Moderator – Prof. Enrico Traversa (Scientific Counsellor, Embassy of Italy in Japan)

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