News archive - September 2022

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

CTN Research Day Sept 27 15:00-17:30 DWE 3516

The Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience will be hosting its first Research Day. This will be a chance to start the new academic year by getting re-acquainted with each other and the diversity of research conducted by CTN core and affiliate faculty.

Friday, September 23, 2022

New paper by CTN core member Bryan Tripp

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Bryan Tripp and collaborators have published a new paper in PLOS Computational Biology showing how biological constraints can lead to a highly effective model of mouse visual cortex.

Friday, September 16, 2022

Sixuan Chen completes the Theoretical Neuroscience Diploma

As part of her recent Master's work in Psychology (Updating Local and Global Probability Events During Maze Navigation) Sixuan Chen completed the diploma in Theoretical Neuroscience. Congratulations Sixuan. Sixuan is currently a lab manager and research associate with the laboratory of Wei Ji Ma of New York University.

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

What is Attention? A workshop at the London School of Economics+

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Britt Anderson, CTN core member (Psychology) will be a discussant for the "What is Attention?" session of the London School of Economics workshop: Attention: An international workshop to be held Sept 14 and 15. 

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Brain Day 2023 Videos On-line

The videos from Brain Day 2023 are now available on line at our youtube channel. Hope you enjoy.

CTN Masters Student Graduate Sugandha Sharma Appears on Generally Intelligent Podcast

Sugandha Sharma, masters student graduate of the University of Waterloo's CTN, discusses her research and time in the laboratory of CTN Founding Director Chris Eliasmith as well as her current PhD research at MIT on the Generally Intelligent Podcast. Give it a listen.

Sue Ann Campbell Presents at International Conference on Mathematical Neurosci 2022

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 YouTubesue ann campbell presentation image of spikes

CTN Research Day 2023 Oct 17 16:30 - 19:00 QNC 0101

The Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience will be hosting its second Research Day. This will be a chance to start the new academic year by getting re-acquainted with each other and the diversity of research conducted by CTN core and affiliate faculty. The format will be to have a number of CTN faculty share short overviews of their lab's and projects (16:30-17:30) and then, following a short coffee break (17:30-18:00), hear from a dozen current graduate students and post-docs giving short three minute talks on an aspect of their current research (18:00-19:00).

Bots and Beasts. New book by CTN Founding Member Paul Thagard

Paul Thagard, philosopher, cognitive scientist, Killam prize winner, and founding CTN member has a new book out: Bots and Beasts. bots and beasts book cover