National Institute for Physiological Sciences Takemura Lab Sensory & Cognitive Brain Mapping
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Hiromasa Takemura

Current Affiliations

  1. Professor, Division of Sensory and Cognitive Brain Mapping, Department of System Neuroscience, National Institute for Physiological Sciences
  2. Professor, Department of Physiological Sciences, School of Life Science, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies (SOKENDAI)
  3. Professor, International Research Collaboration Center, National Institutes of Natural Sciences
  4. Senior Researcher, Center for Information and Neural Networks (CiNet), Advanced ICT Research Institute, National Institute for Information and Communications Technology (NICT)


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Professional Experience

  • Sep 2021 - present: Professor, National Institute for Physiological Sciences
  • Sep 2021 - present: Professor, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies (SOKENDAI)
  • Apr 2021 - present: Senior Researcher, CiNet, Advanced ICT Research Institute, NICT
  • Apr 2018 - Mar 2021: Researcher (Tenure-Track), CiNet, NICT
  • Apr 2015 - Mar 2018: Senior Visiting Researcher, CiNet, NICT
  • Apr 2021 - Mar 2015: Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Psychology, Stanford University (Advisor: Brian Wandell)

Education

  • 2012 Ph.D. Department of Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo
    Advisor: Ikuya Murakami

    Thesis title: "Psychophysical properties and neurophysiological bases of contextual modulation in visual motion perception."
  • 2009 M.A. Multidiciplinary Sciences, The University of Tokyo
  • 2007 B.A. Liberal Arts, The University of Tokyo

Professional Organization

  • Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM)
  • Society for Neuroscience (SfN)
  • International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM)
  • Vision Sciences Society (VSS)
  • Vision Society of Japan (VSJ)
  • Japan Neuroscience Society (JNSS)
  • Japan Human Brain Mapping Society (JHBM)
  • ISMRM Japanese Chapter

Professional Activity

Award

  • 2022: Early Career Investigator Award, OHBM
  • 2018: Outstanding Abstract Award, ISMRM Japanese Chapter
  • 2017: Magna Cum Laude Merit Award, ISMRM
  • 2011: JSPS Ikushi Prize
  • 2011: Dean Prize, The Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, The University of Tokyo
  • 2010: Best Student Poster Presentation Award, Asia-Pacific Conference on Vision
  • 2009: Prize for Encouragement,Department of Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo
  • 2009: Best Presentation Award, Vision Society of Japan