Ryo Sasaki

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Name
Ryo Sasaki
Affiliation
Kyoto University
Section
Physiology and Neurobiology, Graduate School of Medicine
Job title
Assistant professor
Degree
PhD (Medicine)(Juntendo University)

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2018
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Today
Assistant professor, Physiology and Neurobiology, Graduate school of medicine, Kyoto University
 
Sep 2017
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Mar 2018
Program-specific assistant professor, Physiology and Neurobiology, Graduate school of medicine, Kyoto University
 
Jul 2015
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Aug 2017
Research associate, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester
 
Jul 2010
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Jun 2015
Postdoctoral fellow, Deprtment of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester
 
Apr 2009
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Jun 2010
Postdoctoral fellow, School of medicine, Juntendo University
 

Awards & Honors

 
Jul 2013
Postdoctoral Fellowship for Research Abroad, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
 
Jul 2010
Postdoctoral Fellowship for Research Abroad, The Uehara Memorial Foundation
 

Published Papers

 
Sasaki R, Angelaki DE, DeAngelis GC
Journal of neurophysiology   121(4) 1207-1221   Apr 2019   [Refereed]
Sasaki R, Angelaki DE, DeAngelis GC
The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience   37(46) 11204-11219   Nov 2017   [Refereed]
Mitani A, Sasaki R, Oizumi M, Uka T
PloS one   8(3) e59670   2013   [Refereed]
Uka T, Sasaki R, Kumano H
The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience   32(40) 13689-13700   Oct 2012   [Refereed]

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Perception of object motion during self-motion: Neural computations for flexible reference frame transformations in macaque areas VIP and MSTl (Program#/Poster#: 330.09/II4)
Sasaki R, Angelaki DE, DeAngelis GC
Society for Neuroscience   12 Nov 2016   
Perception of object motion during self-motion: Neural computations for flexible reference frame transformations in VIP and MSTl
Sasaki R, Angelaki DE, DeAngelis GC
Center for Visual Science Symposia   3 Jun 2016   
Perception of object motion during self-motion: Neural computations for flexible reference frame transformations in macaque areas VIP and MSTl (Abstr.233.10/K34)
Sasaki R, Angelaki DE, DeAngelis GC
Society for Neuroscience   17 Oct 2015   
Near-optimal linear decoding for marginalization: application to heading estimation (Program#: II-54)
HyungGoo K, Pitkow C, Sasaki R, Angelaki DE, DeAngelis GC
Computational and Systems Neuroscience   27 Feb 2014   
Estimating heading in the presence of moving objects: Population decoding of activity from area MSTd (Abstr.360.17/YY3)
Sasaki R, Angelaki DE, DeAngelis GC
Society for Neuroscience   9 Nov 2013   
Role of vestibular signals in dissociating self-motion from object motion in macaque area MSTd
Sasaki R, Angelaki DE, DeAngelis GC
Center for Visual Science Symposia   18 Oct 2013   
Role of vestibular signals in dissociating self-motion from object motion inmacaque area MSTd (Abstr.467.05)
Sasaki R, Angelaki DE, DeAngelis GC
Society for Neuroscience   13 Oct 2012   
A leaky integratormodel can account for the time course of MT choice probability during task switching (Abstr.871.20)
Sasaki R, Uka T
Society for Neuroscience   15 Nov 2008   
Functional coupling between MT responses and behavioral performance during task switching. II. Correlation between neuronal responses and perceptual judgments (Abstr.338.10)
Uka T, Sasaki R
Society for Neuroscience   3 Nov 2007   
Functional coupling between MT responses and behavioral performance during task switching. I. Psychophysical and neuronal switch ratio (Abstr.338.9)
Sasaki R, Uka T
Society for Neuroscience   3 Nov 2007   
Responses of MT neurons during task switching: II. Correlation between neuronal responses and perceptual judgments
Uka T, Sasaki R
Annual Meeting of the Japan Neuroscience Society   Sep 2007   
Responses of MT neurons during task switching: I. Psychophysical and neuronal switch ratio
Sasaki R, Uka T
Annual Meeting of the Japan Neuroscience Society   Sep 2007   
Change in choice probability in area MT during learning of a depth discrimination task (Abstr.801.8)
Sasaki R, Uka T
Society for Neuroscience   14 Oct 2006   
The Spatial Resolution of Motion Direction Discrimination
Uka T, Sasaki R
Annual meeting of the Japan Neuroscience Society   Jul 2006   
Changing readout from area MT for perceptual learning
Sasaki R, Uka T
Annual Meeting of the Japan Neuroscience Society   Jul 2006   
The spatial resolution of visual attention in a motion direction discrimination task (6 (6): 587)
Sasaki R, Uka T
Vision Sciences Society   5 May 2006   
Measuring special attention for direction discrimination in human
Sasaki R, Uka T
Meeting of the Vision Society of Japan   May 2006   

Research Grants & Projects

 
Neural Mechanisms for Perceiving Object Motion During Self-Motion
National Institutes of Health (NIH): Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Award (R01)
Project Year: Dec 2014 - Nov 2020    Investigator(s): DeAngelis GC
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Research Activity Start-up
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Mar 2020    Investigator(s): Ryo Sasaki
Neural Basis of Object Motion Perception During Self-Motion
National Institutes of Health (NIH): Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Award (R21)
Project Year: Jan 2014 - Dec 2016    Investigator(s): DeAngelis GC
Neural mechanisms of visual-vestibular integration for object motion perception during self-movement
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Postdoctoral fellowship for research abroad
Project Year: Jul 2013 - Jun 2015    Investigator(s): Ryo Sasaki
Neural mechanisms of visual-vestibular integration for object motion perception during self-movement
The Uehara Memorial Foundation: Postdoctoral fellowship for research abroad
Project Year: Jul 2010 - Jun 2012    Investigator(s): Ryo Sasaki