Symposium 2011

2011 Symposium Speakers

Larry Abbott | Functional Consequences of Different Forms of Spike-Timing Dependent Plasticity
Columbia University

Silvia Arber| Organizational Principles of Antagonistic Motor Circuits
Biozentrum and FMI

Tobias Bonhoeffer | How Activity Changes Synapses in the Mammalian Brain
Max-Planck-Institute of Neurobiology

Gyorgy Buzsaki | Neural Syntax: Segmentation of Information in the Hippocampus
Rutgers University

Hollis T. Cline | The Balance of Inhibition to Excitation Regulates Visual Responses and Behavior in vivo
The Scripps Research Institute

Antonio Damasio | Opening Lecture
The Scripps Research Institute

Yang Dan | Dissection of Neocortical Microcircuit
University of California, Berkeley

James J. DiCarlo | What Neuronal Algorithms Underlie Visual Object Recognition?
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Michael Dickinson | Visual Navigation in Drosophila
University of Washington

Sten Grillner | The Computational Logics of Networks in Motion – from Ion Channels to Behaviour
Karolinska Institute

Michael Hausser | Dendritic Computation
University College London

Ulrike Heberlein | Social Experiences affect Ethanol Intake in Drosophila through Neuropeptide F
University of California San Francisco

Takao Hensch | Loss of Cross-modal Cortical Activity by Vision
Harvard University

Judith Hirsch | Inhibitory Circuits for Visual Processing in Thalamus
University of Southern California

Tom Jessell | Motor Circuits and the Sense of Place
HHMI, Columbia University

Kelsey Martin | Synapse to Nuclear Transport of a Transcriptional Regulator during Neuronal Plasticity
University of California, Los Angeles

Atsushi Miyawaki | New Fluorescent Probes and New Perspectives in Bioscience

Hannah Monyer | GABAergic Interneurons and their Role in Neuronal Synchronization, Learning and Memory
Heidelberg University

Carl Petersen | Synaptic Mechanisms of Sensory Perception
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL)

Michael N. Shadlen | Believing and Time: A Neural Mechanism for Decision Making
University of Washington Medical School

Carla J. Shatz | Releasing the Brake on Synaptic Plasticity
Stanford University

Alcino J Silva | Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Memory Allocation in Neuronal Networks
University of California, Los Angeles

Haim Sompolinsky | Neural Codes: The Curses and Blessings of High Dimensions
Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

Lisa Stowers | Specialized Odors that Generate Innate Behavior
The Scripps Research Institute

Leslie B. Vosshall | Human Sweat and Insect Repellents: the Molecular Biology of Mosquito Olfaction
The Rockefeller University

Daniel Wolpert | Probabilistic Models of Human Sensorimotor Control
University of Cambridge