Keynotes

The ICME 2019 will feature excellent keynote speakers.

Mu-ming Poo (Member of Academia Sinica, US National Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Academy of Science of Hong Kong)

Biography

Mu-ming Poo is the founding and current director of Institute of Neuroscience, Chinese Academy of Sciences, director of CAS Center for Excellence in Brain Science and Intelligence Technology, and Paul Licht Distinguished Professor in Biology Emeritus at University of California, Berkeley. He studied physics at Tsinghua University (Taiwan) and received Ph D in biophysics from Johns Hopkins University. He had served on the faculty of University of California at Irvine, Yale University, Columbia University, and University of California at San Diego, and University of California, Berkeley. He has made seminal contributions in studying neuronal differentiation, axon guidance and synaptic plasticity. He is a member of Academia Sinica, US National Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Academy of Science of Hong Kong. He had received Ameritec Prize, Docteur Honoris Causa from Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris and from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (2014), P. R. China International Science & Technology Cooperation Award (2005), Qiushi Distinguished Scientist Award (2011), and Gruber Neuroscience Prize (2016). He is currently on the editorial board of more than 10 academic journals, including Neuron, and serve as the Executive Editor-in-Chief for National Science Review.