KITP Program: Recording, analyzing, manipulating, and modeling whole brain activity
(Aug 27 - Sep 21, 2018)
Coordinators: Misha Ahrens, David Kleinfeld, Tanya Sharpee, and Misha Tsodyks
Scientific Advisors: Haim Sompolinsky and Charles F. Stevens

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KITP Program: Recording, analyzing, manipulating, and modeling whole brain activity
(Aug 27 - Sep 21, 2018)
Coordinators: Misha Ahrens, David Kleinfeld, Tanya Sharpee, and Misha Tsodyks
Scientific Advisors: Haim Sompolinsky and Charles F. Stevens

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Theory talk
Time Speaker Title
8/27, 9:00am David Kleinfeld
An overview of scales of connectivity in brains[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/27, 10:00am Bijan Pesaran
Large scale multimodal analysis of brain networks - past, present and future
8/27, 2:00pm Haim Sompolinsky
Hebrew Univ.
Neuronal Sensory Representations: Geometry and Computation[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/28, 9:00am Aravinthan Samuel
Coding, exploration, and navigation: Courtship and mating in C. elegans[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/28, 2:00pm Mitya Chklovskii
Flatiron Institute & KITP
How insects see motion: convergence of theory and experiment
8/29, 9:00am Winfried Denk
Adventures in structural neurobiology[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/29, 2:00pm Bill Bialek
Princeton & KITP
Coarse-graining and hints of scaling in a population of 1000+ neurons[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/29, 3:30pm Jack Waters
Allen Institute
Maps of neuronal activation[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/30, 9:00am Jeffry Isaacson
Balanced and imbalanced excitation/inhibition in cortex
8/30, 2:00pm Xaq Pitkow
BCM / Rice & KITP
Implicit inference in population codes[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/31, 9:00am Andreas Tolias
Computational roles of different cell types
8/31, 2:00pm Marcelo Magnasco
Rockefeller Univ.
Critical brain dynamics[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/04, 9:00am Israel Nelken
Hebrew University
Surprise responses in the auditory cortex: Single neurons and population responses[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/04, 2:00pm Brent Doiron
University of Pittsburgh
Cortical stability and modulation in circuits with diverse inhibitory subtypes[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/04, 3:30pm David Hansel
Emergent orientation selectivity from random networks in mouse visual cortex: Mice are not cats - an almost exact proof.
9/05, 9:00am Tim Gollisch
University Medical Center Goettingen
Reverse engineering the neural network of the retina[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/05, 2:00pm Maoz Shamir
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev & KITP
Emergence of oscillatory activity via spike timing dependent plasticity[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/05, 3:30pm Rava da Silveira
Ecole Normale Supérieure de Paris & KITP
Six functions in search of an interneuron[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/06, 9:00am Volker Bormuth
Sorbonne Université
Whole-brain calcium imaging during physiological vestibular stimulation in larval zebrafish[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/06, 2:00pm David Golomb
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev & KITP
Dynamics of whisking and touch responses in L4 cortical "barrels" with several types of interneurons[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/07, 9:00am Anne Marie Michelle Oswald
University of Pittsburgh
Circuits and neuronal ensembles in piriform cortex[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/07, 2:00pm Vincent Hakim
Ecole Normale Supérieure & KITP
Cerebellar learning using perturbation[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/10, 9:00am Misha Ahrens
HHMI Janelia & KITP
Overview: Internal and driven neuronal dynamics that underlie computation
9/10, 10:00am Timothy Murphy
University of British Columbia
High-throughput electrophysiological, behavioral, or social event triggered imaging of mouse mesoscale brain activity[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/10, 2:00pm Alexei Koulakov
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory & KITP
Neural networks with motivation[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/11, 9:00am Nava Rubin
Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona
Neural competition and probabilistic representations
9/11, 2:00pm Byron Yu
Carnegie Mellon University
Neural constraints on learning[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/11, 3:30pm Xiao Jing Wang
New York University
9/12, 9:00am Michael Hausser
University College London
All-optical closed-loop interrogation of neural circuits
9/12, 2:00pm Alessandro Treves
Neuronal dynamics to navigate vowel space[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/12, 3:30pm David Sussillo
Stanford University
Inferring single-trial neural population dynamics using sequential auto-encoders
9/13, 9:00am Alipasha Vaziri
Rockefeller University
Neurotechnologies for recording and analyzing whole-brain neuronal circuit dynamics underlying behavior
9/13, 2:00pm Elad Schneidman
Weizmann Institute
Learning metrics of neural population codes and stimuli[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/13, 3:30pm David Heeger
Oscillating Recurrent GAted Neural Integrator Circuits (ORGaNICs)[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/14, 9:00am Chuck Stevens
Salk Institute & KITP
Shared properties of the fly olfactory system and primate recognition of human faces[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/14, 2:00pm Zhaoping Li
University College London & KITP
A new path to understanding vision from the perspectve of the primary visual corte[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/17, 9:00am Jason Kerr
MPI - Research Center caesar
The visual cortex through the eyes of the freely moving mammal
9/17 12:15pm Misha Tsodyks
Weizmann Inst. & KITP
Scaling laws of human memory[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
9/17, 2:00pm Misha Tsodyks
Weizmann Institute & KITP
Self-organization of theorists for week four[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/18, 9:00am Vivek Jayaraman
HHMI Janelia
How the fly generates a flexible internal representation of heading
9/18, 2:00pm Taro Toyoizumi
A theory of how active behavior affects neural dynamics[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/18, 2:00pm Gianluigi Mongillo
Synaptic volatility, inhibitory plasticity, and the synaptic trace theory of memory[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/18, 3:30pm Ann Hermundstad
HHMI Janelia
Theory talk
9/19, 9:00am Brian Smith
Arizonia State University
Plasticity-augmented working memory: How a sensory system can be tuned to detect predictive stimuli, filter out irrelevant ones, and identify novelty[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/19, 2:00pm Matthias Kaschube
9/19, 2:30pm Mayank Mehta
Emergent properties of synaptic plasticity: Experiments and theory[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/20, 9:00am Mayank Mehta
Multisensory mechanisms of hippocampal spatio-temporal selectivity[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/20, 2:00pm TBA Theory talk
9/21, 9:00am Albert Lee
HHMI Janelia Research Center
The statistical structure of hippocampal representations
9/21, 2:00pm TBA Theory talk
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