Daichi Konno
Daichi Konno

Daichi Konno

Medical doctor, Neuroscientist

- Specializes in neuroscience, aging, and artificial intelligence .

- I love the moment when learning new knowledge makes the world seem more ordered.

Brief biography

- Born in 1991 in Japan. Graduated from Department of Medicine, the University of Tokyo (M.D., B.A.).

- After three years of clinical training, currently a Ph.D candidate at the University of Tokyo majoring in neuroscience, aging, and artificial intelligence (April 2018-).

Others

- Played baseball for 14 years, love baseball!

- You can find the latest information about neuroscience , aging, and artificial intelligence on my Twitter. Please look at!

Blog posts

YouTube (Japanese)

Career

4/2017 - 3/2018  Geriatric department, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Senior resident.

4/2015 - 3/2017  Nadogaya Hospital, Chiba, Japan, Junior resident.

Education

4/2018 - (3/2022)  Graduate School of Medicine, the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, Ph.D. candidate (Prof. Masahiro Akishita’s lab)

4/2018 - (3/2022)  Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, Exchange Research Student (Prof. Yuji Ikegaya’s lab)

4/2011 - 3/2015  Department of Medicine, the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, Senior Division (B.A.)

4/2009 - 3/2011  Department of Arts and Sciences, the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, Junior Division

4/2006 - 3/2009  Yonezawa Kojokan High School, Yamagata, Japan.

Licensure

3/2015 National Board of Medicine, Registration No. 52796

Research achievements

(1) Publications

  • Konno, D., Ikegaya, Y., Sasaki, T. Weak representation of awake/sleep states by local field potentials in aged mice. bioRxiv, https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.10.13.464191, 2021.
  • Konno, D., Nishimoto, S., Suzuki, T., Ikegaya, Y., Matsumoto, N. Multiple states in ongoing neural activity in the rat visual cortex. PLoS One, 16(8): e0256791., 2021. (link)
  • Konno, D., Nakayama, R., Tsunoda, M., Funatsu, T., Ikegaya, Y., Sasaki, T. Collection of biochemical samples with brain-wide electrophysiological recordings from a freely moving rodent. J. Pharmacol. Sci., 140:313-316, 2019. (link)

(2) Review articles, textbooks

  • Konno, D., Nursing Care Support Specialist Basic Textbook (8th Edition), International Longevity Center, Vol. 3, p.139-142

(3) Conferences

  • Konno, D., Ikegaya, Y., Sasaki, T., Analysis of sleep/awake states and cortical local field potential signals in aging mice, 44th Japan Neuroscience Congress (Kobe), July 28-31, 2021, poster presentation
  • Konno, D., Suzuki, T., Matsumoto, N., Ikegaya, Y., Multiple attractors in ongoing neural activity in the rat visual cortex, 2nd Brain Science Salon "Brain and AI" (online), October 10, 2020, poster presentation
  • Konno, D., Suzuki, T, Matsumoto, N., Ikegaya, Y., Discrete diffusion pattern of spontaneous neural activity in rat visual cortex, 43rd Japan Neuroscience Congress (online), July 29-August 1, 2020, poster presentation (Awarded)
  • Konno, D., Matsumoto, N., Suzuki, T., Ikegaya, Y, Deep learning-based classification for rat visual cortical electrocorticogram, Society for Neuroscience2019 (Chicago), October 21, 2019, poster presentation
  • Konno, D., Nakayama, R., Ikegaya, Y., Sasaki, T., Multi-regional measurement of brain waves from a single animal and development of brain tissue sample collection method, 42nd Annual Meeting of the Japanese Neuroscience Society (Niigata), July 25, 2019, poster presentation
  • Konno, D., Nakayama, R., Ikeya, Y., Sasaki, T., Simultaneous collection of multidisciplinary brain activity records and brain samples from rodents under free movement, Next Generation Brain Project Winter Symposium 2018 (Tokyo), December 2018, poster presentation

Characteristic Activities

1/2018 - 3/2018 Attendance at Nico-Nico AI School

9/2018 AI specialized incubation base KERNEL HONGO admission

7/2019 Participation in RIKEN Summer School "Contrast and Fusion of Artificial Intelligence and Brain Science"

8/2019 Participation in "Tutorial Workshop on Free Energy Principles of the Brain", National Institute for Physiological Sciences

9/2019 - 7/2020 RIKEN Brain Science School students

11/2019 Participation in Autumn School ASCONE 2019 " Brain Science and the Future of Mathematics" (Tutor)

8/2020 Participation in Matsuo Laboratory Summer School "Deep Generative Model"

2/2021 Participation in BrainTech Seminar (Presenter)

3/2021 Participation in Matsuo Laboratory Summer School "Natural Language Processing"

Memberships

  • Japan Neuroscience Society
  • Society for Neuroscience
  • Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence
  • Japanese Society of Internal Medicine
  • Japan Geriatrics Society
  • Japan Dementia Society

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Hobby

⚾ Baseball

🌏 Travel

📕 Reading

Favorite Photos

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Bora Bora island, Tahiti

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Masai Mara National Park, Kenya

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Dubrovnik, Croatia

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My hometown, Japan

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Queenstown, New Zealand

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Jiuzhaigou, China

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Santorini, Greece

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John Hancock Center, Chicago