8:30am Continental Breakfast served in Foyer
9:00am Welcome – Terry Sejnowski
9:00am Symposium on Neural Circuits
Chair: Steve Hillyard
9:00am Terry Sejnowski, Salk and UCSD
"Cortical Circuits: Maximizing Reliability"
9:30am Andrea Hasenstaub, Salk
"Cortical Circuits: Linking network Processes to Cellular properties"
10:15am Keynote Talk
Alcino Silva, UCLA
"Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Memory Allocation in Neural Circuits"
11:15am INC Cognitive Neuroscience Blitz Talks
Chair: Terry Sejnowski
11:15 – 11:20am Frank Haist, Psychiatry Department Center for Human Development, UCSD
"Brain Systems for Processing "own" and "other" Race Faces"
11:20 – 11:25am Ricardo Gil-da-Costa, Vision Center Lab, Salk
"Novel MRI Compatible EEG System for Human and Non-human Primates: Investigating Semantic Categories Across Species"
11:25 – 11:30am Angela Yu, Cognitive Science, UCSD
"Gauging One's Own Uncertainty"
11:30 – 11:35am Ben Cipollini, Cognitive Science, UCSD
"An Explanation of Lateralized Local/Global Processing via Differential Columnar Connectivity"
11:35 – 11:40am Anup Doshi, ECE, UCSD
"Head and Eye Gaze Dynamics during Visual Attention Shifts in Complex Environments"
11:40 – 11:45am Hulusi Kafaligonul, Vision Center Lab, Salk
"Evidence That Static Sounds Shift the Temporal Tuning of Lower Visual Motion Areas"
11:45 – 11:50am Christopher Kanan, Computer Science and Engineering, UCSD
"Image Recognition Using Fixations"
11:50 – 11:55am Vicente Malave, Cognitive Science, UCSD
"Functional Connectivity with Sparse Graphical Models"
11:55 – 12:00pm Emily Mankin, Neuroscience, UCSD
"Coding of Temporal Context in the Hippocampus"
12:00 – 12:05pm Ned Sahin, Radiology, UCSD
"Sequential Processing in Broca’s Area of Word Identity, Structure, and Sound: Revealed with Intra-cranial Electrophysiology (ICE)"
12:05 – 12:10pm Pradeep Shenoy, Cognitive Science, UCSD
"An Optimality Framework for Understanding the Psychology and Neurobiology of Inhibitory Control"
1:30pm – 4:00pm
Fifth Annual KIBM Symposium on Innovative Research
"From Brains to Minds: Innovative Research Supported by the Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind"
Chairs: Jeff Elman and Nick Spitzer
1:30 – 1:45pm Stephani Otte, UCSD and Salk
"Interactions Between Intrinsic Properties and Gamma Oscillations to Control Neuronal Responsiveness"
1:45 – 2:00pm James Marshel, SNL, Salk and Neurosciences, UCSD
"Relating Specific Neuronal Network Structure and Function to Perceptual Experience"
2:00 – 2:15pm Howard Poizner, INC, UCSD
"Unsupervised Learning: From Brain to Behavior"
2:15 – 2:30pm Ayse P. Saygin, Cognitive Science, UCSD
"The Thing That Should Not Be: Human Perception of Natural and Artificial Agents"
2:30pm Afternoon Break
2:45 – 3:00pm Katie Travis, Neurosciences, UCSD
"Lexical-Semantic Brain Activity in Infants”
3:00 – 3:15pm Scott Makeig, Swartz Center for Computational Neuroscience, INC, UCSD
"Mobile Brain/Body Imaging, a New Functional Brain Imaging Modality”
3:15 – 3:30pm Brad Aimone, Salk
"Feed-forward Inhibition, Theta, and Neurogenesis - How Spike Timing May Reveal New Neurons”
3:30 – 3:45pm Andrea Chiba, Cognitive Science, UCSD
“Affective Influences on Neurogenesis”