2016 McGovern Institute Spring Symposium

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REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED

 

TITLE: “Computations: from synapses to systems”
DATE: Monday May 9, 2016
TIME: 8:30am – 5:00pm
LOCATION: MIT Bldg 46-3002 (Singleton Auditorium)

QUESTIONS? Naomi Berkowitz | naomiber@mit.edu | 617.715.5396

Registration is required and space is limited.

 

PROGRAM

8:30 am
Continental breakfast served in atrium

9:00 am – 9:15 am
ROBERT DESIMONE & MARK HARNETT, McGovern Institute
Welcoming Remarks

 

Session I

9:15 am – 10:00 am
ANGUS SILVER, University College London
Information processing in the input layer of the cerebellar cortex

10:00 am – 10:45 am
GAUTAM AWATRAMANI, University of Victoria
The Fine Balancing Act of GABAergic/Cholinergic Retinal Starburst Amacrine Cells

10:45 am – 11:00 am
Break

11:00 am – 11:45 am
STEFAN REMY, German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases
Synaptic integration of locomotion-speed by entorhinal cortex and hippocampus

11:45 am – 12:30 pm
JENNIFER RAYMOND, Stanford University
Neural learning rules in the cerebellum

12:30 pm – 01:30 pm
Lunch

 

Session II

01:30 pm – 02:15 pm
CARL PETERSEN, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Neural circuits for goal-directed sensorimotor transformation

02:15 pm – 03:00 pm
SURYA GANGULI, Stanford University
A theory of neural dimensionality, dynamics and measurement

03:00 pm – 03:15 pm
Break

03:15 pm – 04:00 pm
LINDSEY GLICKFELD, Duke Institute for Brain Sciences
Functional specialization in the mouse visual cortex

04:00 pm – 04:45 pm
STEVE SIEGELBAUM, Columbia University
Storing memories through cortico-hippocampal circuits

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Reception

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