Sue Ann Campbell (Applied Math/CTN core member) recently presented "Modulation of Synchronization by a Slowly Varying Current" in July 2022 at the International Conference on Mathematical Neuroscience; Watch it on YouTube
Further details to follow.
Our last seminar for Fall 2022 term will be Dec 6 at 14:30 with speaker Leyla Isik from Johns Hopkins joining us.
Title,abstract and room number to follow.
Talk Title: Understanding, Predicting, and Manipulating Image Memorability with Representation Learning
CTN Seminar Talk
The origin of symmetry: Reciprocal feature encoding by cortical excitatory and inhibitory neurons.
May 31 14:30 Further details on room location to follow. This event will be in person.
Speaker's website: http://www.karimjerbi.com/
A part of the brain called the hippocampus is thought to be crucial for learning and memory and implicated in many incurable disorders ranging from Autism to Alzheimer's. Hence, it is crucial to understand how the hippocampus works. Decades of research shows that hippocampal damage in humans causes loss of episodic or autobiographical memory. But, such memory traces in hippocampal single neurons are hard to find. Instead research in the rodent hippocampus shows that the neurons encode spatial maps, or place cells. Place cells are common in rodents but rare in humans or nonhuman primates.
Title: Burstprop: a mechanistic theory for the orchestration of learning in cortex