Kei Igarashi, researcher at Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience, receives the Young Investigator Award from Japan Neuroscience Society
He receives the award for his current studies in the lateral entorhinal cortex, together with his previous studies of the olfactory system. You can read about his latest findings in this recent blog post “Why your nose can be your pathfinder”
– This is of course a result of the great collaboration in the Kavli institute here so I would like to thank Edvard Moser, May-Britt Moser and all my colleagues, Igarashi says. -The Japan Neuroscience Society is the biggest society for neuroscience in Japan and many people I know will be there at the annual meeting. I am looking forward to participating the meeting in September.
Igarashi will receive a diploma and 100 000 Yen from The Japan Neuroscience Society at the ceremony 12 September .