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2017 COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE SPRING RETREAT AND 12th ANNUAL KIBM SYMPOSIUM ON INNOVATIVE RESEARCH

See previous retreats here...

When:

Where:

  • University of California, San Diego
    San Diego Supercomputer Center, Auditorium, Room B211
    10100 John Jay Hopkins Drive
    La Jolla, CA 92093

Keynote Speaker: John Allman, Caltech: Dendritic Spines in Alzheimer’s disease

Agenda

Twelfth Annual KIBM Symposium on Innovative Research
Chair: Nick Spitzer

8:45am


Nick Spitzer, UCSD
Overview of KIBM and CBAM

9:00 am

Chuck Stevens, The Salk Institute, UCSD Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind
How fly olfactory receptor neurons respond to odor mixtures

9:15 am


Ezequiel Matias Arneodo, UCSD Biocircuits Institute
Decoding sensory-motor neural signals for vocal communication

9:30 am



Daniela Boassa, UCSD Center for Research in Biological Systems, National Center for Microscopy and Imaging Research
Structural neuroplasticity of identified microcircuits investigated by novel EM probe technology

9:45 am


Dhruv Grover, UCSD Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind
Towards brain activity imaging with single cell resolution in freely behaving fruit flies

10:00 am


Eric Leonardis, UCSD Cognitive Science
Rat-Robot Brain-Computer interfaces for dynamic interactions

10:15 am

AM Break

10:30 am


Tatyana Sharpee, The Salk Institute
Neural mechanisms of visual object recognition

10:45 am


Sage Aronson, UCSD Neurosciences Graduate Program
A Neural Circuit Controlling the Motivation to Move

11:00 am


Douglas Nitz, UCSD Cognitive Science
The role of oscillations in basal forebrain control of cortical responsiveness

11:15 am


Saket Navlakha, The Salk Institute
Exploring the role of network pruning during cellular differentiation

11:30 am


Matthew Shtrahman, UCSD Neurosciences
Using In Vivo Two-Photon Calcium Imaging to Study Temporal Pattern Separation

11:45 am


Pai-Kai Huang, UCSD Cognitive Science
Assessing the role of behavioral pattern separation in alcoholism

12:00 pm

Lunch Break


Institute for Neural Computation Annual Spring Retreat on Cognitive Neuroscience
Symposium on Neural Circuit Dynamics
Chair: Terrence Sejnowski

1:30 pm


Takaki Komiyama, UCSD Biological Sciences
Imaging neural ensembles during learning

2:20 pm


Eric Halgren, UCSD Radiology
Making a world while we sleep

3:10 pm

Maxim Bazhenov, UCSD Medicine
Is sleep architecture optimal for memory consolidation?

4:00 pm

Break

Training Program in Cognitive Neuroscience Blitz Talks
Chair: Eric Halgren

4:30 pm


Chris Keown, UCSD Cognitive Science, Predoctoral Fellow
Single Cell DNA Methylomes Reveal Distinct Neuronal Populations in Mouse and Human Cortex

4:35 pm


Mike Avery, UCSD Neuroscience/Salk Institute, Postdoctoral Fellow
Understanding the role of inhibition in attention and perception in the primate

4:40 pm


Lyle Muller, UCSD Institute for Neural Computation/Salk Institute, Postdoctoral Fellow
Spatiotemporal structure in cortical activity: from sleep oscillations to waking perception

4:45 pm


Chris Gonzalez, UCSD Neuroscience, Predoctoral Fellow
Characterizing theta oscillations in NREM human sleep

4:50 pm


Joshua Nichols, UCSD Neuroscience/Salk Institute, Postdoctoral Fellow
Cortical Circuit Computation Facilitated by Interneuron Subtype Connectivity

4:55 pm

Marvin Thielk, UCSD Psychology, Predoctoral Fellow
Shared perceptual spaces for high-dimensional natural acoustic signals

5:00 pm

Kari Hanson, UCSD Anthropology, Predoctoral Fellow
Neural substrates of hypersocial behavior in Williams syndrome
   
  Closing remarks – Terrence Sejnowski


*This retreat is sponsored by the NIMH Cognitive Neuroscience Training Program for the Institute for Neural Computation and the Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind, at UCSD.


See past retreats by clicking on the titles below.

Spring Retreat 2016

When:

  • Saturday, May 7, 2016
    8:45am to 4:30pm
    Continental Breakfast at 8:30am

Where:

  • University of California, San Diego
    San Diego Supercomputer Center, Auditorium, Room B211
    10100 John Jay Hopkins Drive
    La Jolla, CA 92093

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: MARK MAYFORD, PSYCHIATRY, UC SAN DIEGO

Agenda

8:30am

Welcome Continental Breakfast

8:45am

Nick Spitzer - Overview of KIBM and CBAM

9:00am

Antonio Pinto-Duarte, The Salk Institute
Reading the Stars: Investigating Remote Memory in Mice with Impaired Astrocytic Calcium Signaling

9:15am

Chun Chieh Fan, Cognitive Science
Polygenic Adaptation of Schizophrenia

9:30am

Marta Kutas, Cognitive Science -
How Much Do You Read Into It? Effects of Literacy on Language Comprehension Across the Adult Lifespan

9:45am

Margot Wohl, USCD Neuroscience Graduate Program
Engineering Novel Molecular Tools to Manipulate Neuropeptide Signaling

10:00am

Jinxing Li, NanoEngineering
Advancing Nanorobots for Neuron Targeting and Stimulation

10:15am

AM Break

10:30am

Mark Mayford, Professor, Psychiatry, Keynote Speaker
In Search of the Engram in the Era of Molecular Genetics

11:30am

Jacob Olson, Cognitive Science
Axis and Analogy in the Subiculum

11:45am

Angela Tsang, Division of Biological Sciences
3D Reconstruction of a Genetically Labeled Neuron Using Serial Block-Face EM

12:00pm


Marcelo Aguilar-Rivera, Bioengineering and Cognitive Science
Illuminating the Bridge Between Body and Mind: Optical Sensing and Modulation of Interoceptive Information from the Vagus Nerve

12:15pm

Samuel Nummela, Psychology
Reconciling Mnemonic and Spatial Functions of the Hippocampus in Marmoset

12:30pm

Daniel Gibbs, Neurosciences
Sonogenetics - A Novel, Non-invasive Approach to Manipulating Neural Activity

12:45 – 2:00pm

Lunch Break


INC Annual Spring Retreat on Cognitive Neuroscience
Symposium: Prospects for Breakthroughs on Mental Health

2:00pm


Robert Manlinow, UCSD Division of Biological Sciences
Compartmentalized Disappointment? Unusual Transmission Onto a Nucleus in the Reward Circuit

2:30pm


Jonathan Sebat, UCSD Department of Psychiatry
DNA technologies to improve the diagnosis and treatment of autism

3:00pm

Break

3:15pm


Neal Swerdlow, UCSD Department of Psychiatry
Neuropsychiatric disorders of impaired sensorimotor gating: Translational models and evolving therapeutics

3:45pm

Greg Light, UCSD Department of Psychiatry
Accelerating the pace of CNS therapeutic development: Fortifying our translational bridges

4:15pm Terry Sejnowski, Director INC - State of the Brain


*This retreat is sponsored by the NIMH Cognitive Neuroscience Training Program for the Institute for Neural Computation and the Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind, at UCSD.

Spring Retreat 2015

When:

  • Saturday, May 9, 2015
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm
    Continental Breakfast at 8:30am

Where:

  • University of California, San Diego
    San Diego Supercomputer Center (Auditorium- Room B211)
    10100 John Jay Hopkins Drive
    La Jolla, CA 92093-0523

 

Registration now open.

https://kavlisymposiumincretreat.eventbrite.com

Deadline (04/30/2015)


Guidelines for the INC Cognitive Neuroscience Fellows Blitz Talks (5-minute presentations):

  • Your presentation will be required to be submitted as a pdf file with a maximum of 3 pages/slides (excluding the title/opening slide).
  • Please submit your presentation in PDF file format to:
  • Luis Palacios (lpalacio@ucsd.edu) no later than Wednesday, May 6th.

 

Guidelines for the Annual KIBM Symposium on Innovative Research.

  • Presenters are expected to bring their presentations pre-loaded on their personal laptops.

 

Full agenda and more details can also be found here: https://kavlisymposiumincretreat.eventbrite.com

 

Agenda

8:30 am Welcome Continental Breakfast
 
9:00 am 

Nick Spitzer, Ralph Greenspan
Overview of KIBM and CBAM

9:15 am

Ben D. Amsel, Cognitive Science
Grapheme-color Synesthesia: A Window into The Interface Between Perception and Knowledge

9:30 am

Andrea Chiba, Cognitive Science and Program in Neuroscience
Do You Feel What I Feel: Building a Toolbox for Studying Sociality and Interoception

9:45 am

Shyam Srinivasan, Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind
Principles of Scaling of Olfactory Systems

10:00 am

Takeo Katsuki, Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind
Probing the Mind of Mating Flies: The Neuronal Mechanisms of Behavioral Exclusivity During Drosophila Sexual Behavior

10:15 am

Break

10:30 am

Keynote Speaker

Larry Swanson, Milo Don and Lucille Appleman Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Neurobiology Section University of Southern California
Talk Title: Old and New Ideas About the Cerebral Cortex

11:30 am

Christopher Keown, Cognitive Science
Gender-specific Regulation of DNA Methylation in Mouse Frontal Cortex

11:45 am

Mieko Ueno, Cognitive Science
The Basal Ganglia and Language: Investigations into Syntactic Processing in Parkinson's Patients

12:00 pm

Todd Coleman, Bioengineering
Light Controlled Gene Expression

12:15 pm

Andrew Alexander, Cognitive Science
Behavioral and Neurophysiological Correlates of a Novel Rodent Spatial Insight Paradigm

12:30 pm

Yimin Zou, Neurobiology
Novel Signaling Mechanisms Regulating Glutamatergic Synapse Formation

 

 

12:45 - 2:00 Lunch Break

 

 

Symposium:  Connectomics
Chair: Eric Halgren

2:00 pm 

Larry Frank
Deciphering DTI Data

2:30 pm

Harvey Karten
Evolutionary connectomics: Conservation of Microcircuitry and Natural Selection

3:00 pm

Terrence Sejnowski
What is the precision of synaptic strengths

3:30 pm

PM Break

 

INC Cognitive Neuroscience Fellows Blitz Talks
(5-minute presentations)
Chair: Terry Sejnowski

   
3:45 pm

Amanda Casale
State-dependent Synchronization of Specific Cell Types to Cortical Oscillatory Activity

3:50 pm

Neil Cohn
Electrophysiology of Prediction in Visual Event Comprehension

3:55 pm

Zhisen Urgolites
Neural Correlates of True and False Memories

4:00 pm

Monika Jadi
How SOM+ and PV+ Inhibitory Neurons Could Differentually Modulate Surround Suppression of Cortical Neurons.

4:05 pm

Branka Hrvoj-Mihic
Pyramidal Neurons in Social Brain Areas in Williams Syndrome

4:10 pm

Krista Perks
Mechanisms of Diverse, State-dependent Input Operations in Single Underlying Object-Recognition

4:15 pm

Thomas Sprague
Reconstructions of Information in Visual Spatial Working Memory Degrade with Memory Load

4:20 pm

Closing Remarks: Terrence Sejnowski

 


*This retreat is sponsored by the NIMH Cognitive Neuroscience Training Program for the Institute for Neural Computation and the Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind, at UCSD.

Spring Retreat 2014

When:

  • Saturday, May 10, 2014
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Continental Breakfast served at 8:00 am

Where:

  • University of California, San Diego
    San Diego Supercomputer Center (Auditorium- Room B211, Floor B-2)
    10100 John Jay Hopkins Drive
    La Jolla, CA 92093-0523


Guidelines for INC Cognitive Neuroscience Fellows Blitz Talks (5-minute presentations):

  • Your presentation will be required to be submitted as a pdf file with a maximum of 3 pages/slides (excluding the title/opening slide).
  • Please submit your presentation in PDF file format to:
  • Luis Palacios (lpalacio@ucsd.edu) no later than Wednesday, May 7th.

 

Guidelines forEighth Annual KIBM Symposium on Innovative Research.

  • Presenters are expected to bring their presentations pre-loaded on their own personal laptops.

 

 

Agenda

8:00 am Welcome Continental Breakfast

 

Symposium:  Human Neuroscience
Chair: Steve Hillyard

8:30 am 

Eric Halgren
Department of Radiology, UCSD
"The Next 10 Years of Human Intracranial Recordings: Deep Roots, Many Branches"

9:00 am

Todd Coleman
Department of Bioengineering, UCSD
"Brain Machine Interfaces - Applications and Implications"

9:30 am

Terry Sejnowski
Salk Institute & Department of Biology, UCSD
"A Sneak Preview of Human Neuroscience in the Final NIH BRAIN Initiative Report"

10:00 am

Break

10:15 am

 

Keynote Speaker:
Ralph Greenspan, Director, Center for Brain Activity Mapping, UCSD
Talk Title: "Seymour Benzer, Drosophila, and the Improbable Origins of the BRAIN Initiative"

 

11:00 am

 

Break

 

INC Cognitive Neuroscience Fellows Blitz Talks
(5-minute presentations)
Chair: Terry Sejnowski

   
11:15 am

Emily Mankin
"The Contibutions of Distinct Subregions of Hippocampus to What-Where-When Memory"

11:20 am

Jena Hales
"Medial Entorhinal Cortex Lesions and Memory Retrieval in Rats"

11:25 am

Luke Miller
"The Role of Vision in Tool Embodiment"

11:30 am

Philip Lai
"Characterizing the Social and Affective Phenotype of Individuals with Neurodevelopmental Disorders"

11:35 am

Krista Perks
"Mechanisms of Auditory Signal Processing in Natural and Noisy Environments"

11:40 am

Lavanya Krishnan
"Cortical Mechanism Underlying Crossmodel Influences on Visual Time-Order Illusion"

11:45 am

Amanda Casale
"Behavioral State Determines Cell-Type Specific Gamma-Band Synchronization in V1 of the Awake Mouse"

11:50 am

Ross Metusalem
"Hemispheric Difference in Processing the Scenario Relevance of Words in Context"

11:55 am

Edward Ester
"Intrinsic Oscillations Modulate the Information Content of Feature-Selective Representations in Human Cortex"

12:00 pm

Lunch

Ninth Annual KIBM Symposium on Innovative Research
Chair: Nick Spitzer
(1:30pm – 4:15pm)

 

1:30 pm

Nick Spitzer and Ralph Greenspan
Overview of KIBM and CBAM

2:00 pm

Andrea Chiba
"Set Me Free: The Potential for Pro-Social Behavior Between Animats and Rats"

2:15 pm

Timothy Gentner
"Synaptic Mechanisms for Natural Signal Integration"

2:30 pm

Jason Klug
"Dissecting the Pathways of Action Sequence Learning: From Multisite Optogenetics to Computational Models"

2:45 pm

Afternoon Break

3:15 pm

Pamela Reinagel
"How Rats Decide to Decide"

3:30 pm

Danielle John
"Development of a Novel Electrochemical Immunosensor Method for Biomarker Detection"

3:45 pm

John Wixted
"The Representation of Episodic memory in Single Neurons of the Human Hippocampus"

4:00 pm

Nick Spitzer - Farewell remarks

 


*This retreat is sponsored by the NIMH Cognitive Neuroscience Training Program for the Institute for Neural Computation and the Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind, at UCSD.

Spring Retreat 2013

When:

  • Saturday, May 4, 2013
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Continental Breakfast served at 8:00 am

Where:

  • University of California, San Diego
    10100 John Jay Hopkins Drive San Diego Supercomputer Center (Auditorium- Room B211)
    San Diego, CA 92093-0523


Guidelines for INC Cognitive Neuroscience Fellows Blitz Talks (5-minute presentations):

  • Your presentation will be required to be submitted as a pdf file with a maximum of 3 pages/slides (excluding the title/opening slide).
  • Please submit your presentation in PDF file format to:
  • Luis Palacios (lpalacio@ucsd.edu) no later than Wednesday, May 1st.

 

Guidelines forEighth Annual KIBM Symposium on Innovative Research.

  • Presenters are expected to bring their presentations pre-loaded on their own personal laptops.

 

 

Agenda

8:00 am Welcome Continental Breakfast

 

Symposium:  Genetic Basis of Mental Disorders
Chair: Steve Hillyard

8:30 am 

John Kelsoe
Department of Psychiatry, UCSD
“Genetics of Bipolar Disorder”

9:00 am

Dheeraj Malhotra
Department of Psychiatry, UCSD
"Genetics of Schizophrenia"

9:30 am

Eric Courchesne
Department of Neuroscience, UCSD
“Genetics of Autism” 

10:00 am

Break

10:15 am

Keynote Speaker:
Julie R. Korenberg, PhD, MD
Director Center for Integrated Neuroscience and Human Behavior
University of Utah
"Down Syndrome and Williams Syndrome: Prototypes for Human Systems Neuroscience"

11:00 am Break

 

INC Cognitive Neuroscience Fellows Blitz Talks
(5-minute presentations)
Chair: Terry Sejnowski

   
11:15 am

Ben Amsel
"From Microvolts to Meaning"

11:20 am

Edward Ester
"Measuring and evaluating stimulus likelihood from human cortical responses"

11:25 am

Jena Hales
"Medial Entorhinal Cortex Lesions Impair Spatial Memory Acquisition in Rats"

11:30 am

Lavanya Krishnan
"Functional Significance of Early Multi-sensory Responses in Modality-specific Cortex : An Electrophysiological Study"

11:35 am

Adam Calhoun
“A Circuit for Spatial Learning"

11:40 am

Emily Caporello
“Neural Correlates of Auditory Attention in the Songbird"

11:45 am

Naja Ferjan Ramirez
"Neural Processing of Language in the Absence of Auditory Input: Evidence from American Sign Language" (PowerPoint)

11:50 am

Emilie Reas (Will not be able to attend the retreat. A .mov movie file will be shown to the attendees)
"A BOLD Medial Temporal Lobe Code for Spatio-temporal Memory"

11:55 am

Maya Sapiurka
"Path Integration and the Medial Temporal Lobe"

12:00 pm

Lunch

 

Eighth Annual KIBM Symposium on Innovative Research
Chair: Nick Spitzer
(1:30pm – 4:15pm)

 

1:30 pm

Edwin Hutchins & Christine Johnson
Dolphin Social Attention in a Fission/Fusion Ecology”

1:45 pm

Eunho Noh
“Using Single Trial EEG to Predict Subsequent Memory”

2:00 pm

Jan R. Wessel
Remembering to Control Yourself: Parsing Brain Networks for Self-Control”

2:15 pm

Davide Dulcis
Effect of Prenatal Nicotine Exposure on Dopamine Expression and Addiction”

2:30 pm

Andrew Schork
Pediatric Neural Architecture of Polygenic Risk for Dyslexia

2:45 pm

Afternoon Break

3:15 pm

Thomas Urbach
I See What You’re Saying: Multisensory Training for Speech-in-Noise Comprehension

3:30 pm

Jude F. Mitchell
“Developing Marmosets as a Model for Visual Neuroscience and Optogenetics Research”

3:45 pm

Luke Miller
“Plasticity of Body Representations Following Tool Use”

4:00 pm

Rachel I. Mayberry
“Neurolinguistic Processing After a Childhood of Sparse Language Exposure”

4:15 pm

Ralph Greenspan and Terry Sejnowski
"The BRAIN Initiative: Genesis and Prospects"

 


*This retreat is sponsored by the NIMH Cognitive Neuroscience Training Program for the Institute for Neural Computation and the Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind, at UCSD.

Spring Retreat 2012

2012 NIMH Cognitive Neuroscience Training Program Annual Spring Retreat and Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind Annual Symposium on Innovative Research

 

 

When:

Saturday, May 5, 2012
8:30 am - 4:00 pm


Continental Breakfast served at 8:00 am

Where:

University of California, San Diego
San Diego Supercomputer Center (Auditorium- Room B211)
10100 John Jay Hopkins Drive
San Diego, CA 92093-0523

 

Registration now open:

http://2012springretreat.eventbrite.com/

 

Agenda: pdf file here...

 

Keynote Speaker:
Geoff Boynton, Ph.D.
Psychology Department
University of Washington

"Spatial, Featural and Temporal Cues that Capture your Attention"




 

Registration closed.


*This retreat is sponsored by the NIMH Cognitive Neuroscience Training Program for the Institute for Neural Computation and the Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind, at UCSD.

Spring Retreat 2011

2011 NIMH Cognitive Neuroscience Training Program Annual Spring Retreat and Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind Sixth Annual Symposium on Innovative Research

 

When:

Saturday, May 14, 2011
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Continental Breakfast served at 8:30 am
Registration closed.

Where:

University of California, San Diego
10100 John Jay Hopkins Drive San Diego Supercomputer Center (Auditorium- Room B211)
San Diego, CA 92093-0523

 

Agenda:

9:00 am Symposium:  Human Cognition and Cognitive Disorders
Chair: Terry Sejnowski

   
9:00 am 

Leanne Chukoskie, Institute for Neural Computation and Autism Speaks
“Advances in Autism Research”

9:30 am

Ursula Bellugi, Salk Institute
“Advances in Willams Syndrome Research”

10:00 am

Break

10:15 am

Keynote Speaker:

Robert Knight, University of California at Berkeley
"Insights into Human Cognition from Intracranial Recording"

11:00 am

Break

 

(11:15 am - 12:00 pm) INC Cognitive Neuroscience Fellows Blitz Talks
Chair:
  Steve Hillyard

   
11:15 – 11:20

Anastasia Flevaris
"Attentional modulation of early perceptual processing: Interactions between selection of spatial location and spatial frequency." (flash drive presentation- not attending).

11:20 - 11:25

Elan Ohayon
"Simulation and synchrotron views into the fundamental elements of social networks"

11:25 - 11:30

David Peterson
“Dopamine and STDP in dynamic perception-action maps”

11:30 - 11:35

Nedim Sahin
"How might a large brain tackle large tasks? Clues from human intracranial electrophysiology (ICE) during language."

11:35 - 11:40

Marina Garrett
“Functional Specialization of Higher Visual Areas in the Mouse”

11:40 - 11:45

James Jeanne
"Behavioral relevance alters the neural encoding of natural auditory signals"

11:45 - 11:50

Adam Koerner
"Speech as a control signal for brain-computer interfaces"

11:50 - 11:55

Nicole Swann
“Deep brain stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus alters the cortical profile of response inhibition in the beta frequency band: a scalp EEG study in Parkinson's disease”

12:00 pm Lunch



(1:30 pm - 4:00 pm)   Sixth 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 - 1:45  

Sergei Gepshtein, Salk Institute
"Optimal sensory adaptation without prior representation of the environment"

1:45 - 2:00  

Katerina Semendeferi, Anthropology, UCSD;  Alysson Muotri, Pediatrics, UCSD
"Exploring human-chimpanzee neuronal differences using pluripotent stem cells"

2:00 - 2:15

  Ian Nauhaus, Salk Institute
"Mapping populations of V1 receptive fields with two-photon imaging."

2:15 - 2:30  

Michael Pitts, Neurosciences, UCSD
"Neural correlates of conscious and non-conscious visual processing"

2:30

Break

2:45 - 3:00  

Stefan Leutgeb, Neurobiology Section, Biological Sciences, UCSD
"Development and Reorganization of Medial Entorhinal Cortex-Hippocampus Projections”

3:00 - 3:15  

Larry R. Squire, Psychiatry, Neurosciences, and Psychology, UCSD and San Diego VA "Progress report: Post-mortem of two well-studied amnesic patients”

3:15 - 3:30  

Hendrikje Nienborg, Salk Institute
“Optogenetic examination of the role of inhibition on visual responses in area V1 of the awake monkey”

3:30 - 3:45  

Andrea Chiba, Cognitive Science, UCSD
“Information Coding in the Dentate Gyrus”

4:00

Closing Remarks

 

Registration closed.


*This retreat is sponsored by the NIMH Cognitive Neuroscience Training Program for the Institute for Neural Computation and the Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind, at UCSD.

Spring Retreat 2010

2010 NIMH Cognitive Neuroscience Training Program Annual Spring Retreat and Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind Sixth Annual Symposium on Innovative Research

When:

Saturday, May 1, 2010
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Registration closed.

 

Where:

Trustees Room, Salk Institute

 

Agenda:


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"

10:00am  Break

10:15am  Keynote Talk
Alcino Silva, UCLA
"Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Memory Allocation in Neural Circuits"

11:00am Break

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"

 12:15pm  Lunch

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”





*This retreat is sponsored by the NIMH Cognitive Neuroscience Training Program for the Institute for Neural Computation and the Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind, at UCSD.

 

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