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ITP Program on
Dynamics of Neural Networks: From Biophysics to Behavior (Jul - Dec, 2001)
Coordinators: D. Kleinfeld, H. Seung, M. Tsodyks

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Time Speaker Title
8/06, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Tomaso Poggio
MIT
Models of Object Recognition in Visual Cortex[Slides][Aud]
8/07, 10:00 a.m. Dr. David Terman
Ohio State University
A Model of Synchronous Parkinsonian Oscillation[Slides][Aud]
8/08, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Jim DiCarlo
Baylor College of Medicine
Neuronal Representations Underlying Object Recognition in the Behaving Monkey[Slides][Aud]
8/09, 2:00 p.m. Dr. David McLaughlin
Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU
Modeling the Primary Visual Cortex[Slides][Aud][Cam]
8/13, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Fred Rieke
University of Washington
From Photons to Perception: The Absolute Sensitivity of the Visual System[Slides][Aud]
8/14, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Ehud Ahissar
Weizmann Institute
TBA[Aud]
8/15, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Gilles Laurent
Caltech
Neural Circuit Dynamics, Oscillations, and Olfactory Codes[Aud]
8/20, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Jeff Isaacson
University of California, San Diego
TBA[Aud]
8/21, 9:00 a.m. Dr. David Horn
Tel Aviv University
Clustering via Hilbert Space[Slides][Aud]
8/22, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Kerry Delaney
Simon Fraser University
Temporal Processing of Olfactory Circuitry[Slides][Aud]
8/27, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Charles Stevens
Salk Institute
Relationship of Synaptic Structure and Function[Slides][Aud][Cam]
8/28, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Haim Sompolinsky
Hebrew University
Neuronal Population Codes and Distance Measures in Population Space[Slides][Aud]
8/28, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Klaus Pawelzik
University of Bremen
Noise as Signal[Slides][Aud]
8/29, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Barry Connors
Brown University
Electrical Synapses of Inhibitory Networks in the Forebrain[Aud][Cam]
9/5, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Harel Shouval
Brown University
A Unified Model of Calcium Dependent Synaptic Plasticity[Slides][Aud]
9/10, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Mary Pugh
University of Toronto
A Dissipative Approach to the Figure/Ground Problem[Slides][Aud][Cam]
9/11, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Robert Zucker
University of California at Berkeley
New Sites and Pathways for Regulation of Synaptic Transmission by Electrical Activity and Neuromodulators[Aud][Cam]
9/12, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Ann Graybiel
MIT
Neural Mechanisms of Habit Formation: Cortico-basal Ganglia Loops[Aud][Cam]
9/17, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Guo-Qiang Bi
University of Pittsburgh
Temporal Control of Plasticity in Cortical Networks[Slides][Aud]
9/18, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Naftali Tishby
Hebrew University
Information Theory and Neural Coding: Can We Quantify Relevant Information?[Slides][Aud][Cam]
9/18, 2:00 p.m. Dr. Misha Rabinovich
UCSD
Dynamical Encoding by Networks of Competing Neuron Groups[Slides][Aud]
9/19, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Bruce McNaughton
University of Arizona
Memory Reactivation in Hippocampal and Neocortical Neuronal Ensembles: A Window on Memory Consolidation?[Aud]
9/24, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Mehran Kardar
MIT
Pinwheels in Cortical Maps[Slides][Aud]
9/24, 3:00 p.m. Dr. David Kleinfeld
UC San Diego
Active Sensation in Animals: How the Rodent Controls and Senses with her Vibrissae
9/25, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Nicolas Brunel
CNRS-Paris
Associative Learning and Delayed Neuronal Activity[Slides][Aud][Cam]
9/25, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Carl van Vreeswijk
CNRS-Paris
Melting the Iceberg Effect[Aud][Cam]
10/01, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Mitya Chklovskii
ITP & CSHL
What does Neuronal Morphology Say About Neuronal Connectivity?[Slides][Aud][Cam]
10/01, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Jorge José
ITP & Northeastern University
Entrainment by Synchronized Inhibition Boosts Information Transfer in Neocortical Neurons[Slides][Aud][Cam]
10/02, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Xia-Jing Wang
ITP & Brandeis University
TBA[Aud][Cam]
10/03, 9:00 a.m. Dr. John Lisman
Brandeis University
CAM Kinase II: Toward the Molecular Basis of Memory[Slides][Aud][Cam]
10/04, 5:00 p.m. Dr. Xia-Jing Wang
ITP & Brandeis University
Perceptual decision making by slow reverberation
10/08, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Jeffrey Schall
Vanderbilt
Neural Selection and Control of Gaze[Slides][Aud][Cam]
10/09, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Richard Andersen
Caltech
The Coding of Intention in the Posterior Parietal Cortex
10/10, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Pieter Roelfsema
University Amsterdam
Role of Feedforward and Recurrent Cortico-Cortical Connections in the Implementation of Visual Routines[Slides][Aud][Cam]
10/12, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Ilya Nemenman
ITP
Predictability, Complexity and Learning[Slides][Aud][Cam]
10/22, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Robert Shapley
NYU
Dynamics of Responses and Selectivity in V1 Cortex[Slides][Aud][Cam]
10/23, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Alessandro Treves
SISSA, Trieste
Why Does Mammalian Isocortex Differentiate into Layers?[Slides][Aud][Cam]
10/23, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Bijan Pesaran
Cal Tech
Temportal Structure in Neuronal Activity in Macaque Parietal Cortex[Aud][Cam]
10/24, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Nava Rubin
NYU
Dynamics of Perceptual Bi-stability in Ambiguous Motion Displays[Slides][Vid][Aud][Cam]
10/29, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Eli Nelken
Hebrew University
Transformations of Stimulus Representation Along the Ascending Auditory System[Slides][Aud]
10/30, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Michale Fee
Bell Labs Lucent Technology
Vocal Control in the Songbird: Neural Mechanisms of Complex Sequence Generation[Aud][Cam]
10/31, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Mathew Diamond
SISSA
Representation and Storage of Tactile Events in Rat Cortex; Human Cortex[Aud][Cam]
11/01, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Patrick Roberts
Oregon Health and Science University
Spike-Time Dependent Synaptic Plasticity in an Electrosensory System[Slides][Aud][Cam]
11/06, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Carson Chow
U. Pittsburgh
Localized Persistent Activity in Neural Networks[Slides][Aud][Cam]
11/06, 10:30 a.m. Dr. John Rinzel
NYU and Courant
Signal-to-Noise Ratio in the Peripheral Auditory System[Slides][Aud][Cam]
11/19, 12:15 p.m. Dr. Jeffrey Taube
Dartmouth
Neuro Biology for a Sense of Direction I[Slides][Aud]
11/19, 4:00 p.m. Dr. Jeffrey Taube
Dartmouth
Neuro Biology for a Sense of Direction II[Aud]
11/21, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Andrew Schwartz
University of Pittsburgh
Visual to Motor Transformations and the Control of Prosthetic Devices[Slides][Aud]
11/26, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Mriganka Sur
MIT
Rewiring Cortical Connections I
11/27, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Mriganku Sur
MIT
Rewiring Cortical Connections II
11/28, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Ken Miller
UCSF
Modeling Layer 4 of Cat Visual Cortex: Orientation Tuning, Temporal Frequency Tuning, Normalization, and Development[Slides][Aud][Cam]
11/29, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Shabtai Barash
Weizmann
Adaptation and Switching in Eye Movement Control[Aud][Cam]
11/30, 4:00 p.m. Dr. Néstor Parga
Univ Autónoma de Madrid
Information Processing by Depressing Synapses [Slides]
12/03, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Mike Calford
University Newcastle
Plasticity in Corticocortical Connections in the Visual System
12/04, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Jon Kaas
Vanderbilt University
Plasticity of Sensory and Motor Maps in Mature and Developing Primates
12/05, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Charles Gilbert
Rockefeller University
Learning to See[Aud]
12/10, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Yuki Goda
UCSD
Molecular Regulation of Synapse Structure, Function, and Connectivity[Slides][Aud][Cam]
12/11, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Leonard Kaczmarek
Yale
TBA[Aud]
12/12, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Mu-Ming Poo
UC Berkeley
TBA[Aud][Cam]