2014 Spring

Towards a Fully Integrated and Autonomous Brain Machine Interface

January 27, 2014
11:00am-12:00pm
414 CEPSR
Speaker: Joe Francis, Associate Professor, Dept. of Physiology and Pharmacology, SUNY Downstate Medical School

From Thalamic Inputs to Visual Cortical Maps

February 3, 2014
11:00am-12:00pm
414 CEPSR
Speaker: Jose-Manuel Alonso, Professor, Dept. of Biological Sciences, SUNY College of Optometry

Functional Roles for Synaptic Depression Within the Fly Antennal Lobe

February 10, 2014
11:00am - 12:00pm
414 CEPSR
Speaker: Aaditya V. Rangan, Associate Professor, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU

February 17, 2014
11:00am-12:00pm
414 CEPSR
Speaker: Wei Min, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Columbia University

Theoretic and Algorithmic Blessings of High Dimension for Compressed Sensing

February 24, 2014
11:00am-12:00pm
414 CEPSR
Speaker: Arian Maleki, Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, Columbia University

Neuron-Resolution Interrogation of Whole-Brain Function in Zebrafish

March 10, 2014
11:00am-12:00pm
414 CEPSR
Speaker: Misha B. Ahrens, Lab Head, Janelia Farm Research Campus

On the Performance Dependence of the Neural Microdevice-Tissue Interface

March 17, 2014
11:00am-12:00pm
414 CEPSR
Speaker: Kevin Otto, Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences and Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University

Flexible Gating of Contextual Influences in Natural Vision

March 24, 2014
11:00am-12:00pm
414 CEPSR
Speaker: Odelia Schwartz, Assistant Professor, Albert Einstein School of Medicine

EEG, Seizure Localization, and Epilepsy Surgery

March 31, 2014
11:00am-12:00pm
414 CEPSR
Speaker: Catherine Schevon, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, Columbia University Medical Center

Recovery of Sparse Translation-Invariant Signals with Continuous Basis Pursuit

April 7, 2014
11:00am-12:00pm
414 CEPSR
Speaker: Eero Simoncelli, Professor, Department of Neural Science, New York University

How High-Order Image Statistics Shape Cortical Visual Processing

April 14, 2014
11:00am-12:00pm
414 CEPSR
Speaker: Jonathan D. Victor, Professor, Brain and Mind Research Institute, Weill Cornell Medical College

On the Therapeutic Mechanisms of Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s Disease: Why High Frequency?

April 21, 2014
11:00am-12:00pm
414 CEPSR
Speaker: Sridevi Sarma, Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University

Clinically Viable Brain Computer Interfaces

May 5, 2014
11:00am-12:00pm
414 CEPSR
Speaker: Karim Oweiss, Associate Professor, Michigan State University

Elastomeric Neural Electrodes

May 6, 2014
11:00am-12:00pm
414 CEPSR
Speaker: Stéphanie P. Lacour, Professor, Laboratory for Soft Bioelectronic Interfaces, EPFL

High-Resolution Brain Machine Interfaces Using Flexible Silicon Electronics

May 7, 2014
11:00am-12:00pm
414 CEPSR
Speaker: Prof. Jonathan Viventi, Assistant Professor, NYU-Poly

Advanced Nanobiomaterials for Neural Interfaces

May 9, 2014
11:00am-12:00pm
414 CEPSR
Speaker: Prof. Mohammad Reza Abidian, Assistant Professor, Departments of Biomedical Engineering, Material Science & Engineering, and Chemical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University

Measuring Functional Connectivity of the Brain from Electrophysiological Signals

May 12, 2014
11:00am-12:00pm
414 CEPSR
Speaker: Sergul Aydore, Ph.D. candidate, University of Southern California

Representing Space in the Brain: Insights from Direct Recordings of Human Place and Grid Cells

May 13, 2014
11:00am-12:00pm
414 CEPSR
Speaker: Prof. Joshua Jacobs, Assistant Professor, School of Biomedical Engineeering, Science, and Health Systems, Drexel University

Neural Modules for Movement Construction Before and After Cortical Injury

May 15, 2014
11:00am-12:00pm
414 CEPSR
Speaker: Prof. Vincent C.K. Cheung, Research Scientist, McGovern Institute for Brain Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

A Network Cohesion Index (NCI) for Analyzing Dynamic Brain Connectivity in Emotional Contexts

June 2, 2014
11:00am-12:00pm
414 CEPSR
Speaker: Dr. Gal Raz, Functional Brain Center, Wohl Institute for Advanced Imaging, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center

Investigating the Impact of Attention on Neural Coding

July 14, 2014
3:00-4:00pm
414 CEPSR
Speaker: Sameer Saproo, Postdoctoral Scholar, Center for Neural Science and Dept. of Psychology, New York University


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