Curriculum vitae



Taro Toyoizumi, Ph.D.

Interest:
Neural information processing
Modeling of activity-dependent plasticity
Neural population dynamics
Synaptic plasticity and its optimality


Education:
B.S. Department of Physics, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 2001
M.S. Department of Complexity Science and Engineering, The University of Tokyo, 2003
Ph.D. Department of Complexity Science and Engineering, The University of Tokyo, 2006


Positions:
Visiting researcher at W. Gerstner Lab (EPFL, Switzerland) from Dec 2003 to Nov 2004
Visiting researcher at S. Amari Lab (RIKEN, Japan) from May 2005 to Feb 2008
Postdoctoral research fellow at Center for Theoretical Neuroscience (Columbia University, USA) from Sep 2006 to Mar 2010
Special Postdoctoral Researcher at Brain Science Institute (RIKEN, Japan) from Apr 2010 to Mar 2011
Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Computational Intelligence and Systems Science (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan) from Apr 2013 to Mar 2016
Laboratory Head, Brain Science Institute (RIKEN, Japan) from Apr 2011


Grants and Awards:
The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Research Fellow, from Apr 2003 to Mar 2006
The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, from Apr 2006 to Feb 2008
The Robert Leet and Clara Guthrie Patterson Trust, Postdoctoral Fellow, from Mar 2008 to Feb 2010
International Neural Network Society, Young Investigator Award 2008
RIKEN, Special Postdoctoral Researcher from Apr 2010 to Mar 2011
The Brain/MINDS Project, Researcher from Apr 2014
The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, The Young Scientists’ Prize 2016


Professional Service:
Scientific Reports, Editorial Board 2016-
Neural Networks, Editorial Board 2012-
F1000Prime, Theoretical & Computational Neuroscience, Faculty Member 2017-
Network: Computation in Neural Systems, Editorial Board 2012-
Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience, Associate Editor 2017- , Review Editor 2009-2017
Organization for Computational Neuroscience, Board of Directors 2017-2019, Program Committee 2014-2016
HFSP Fellowship, Review Committee 2016