KITP Program: Neurophysics of Space, Time and Learning
(Jan 27 - Mar 7, 2014)
Coordinators: Mayank Mehta, Peter Latham, Kechen Zhang
Scientific Advisor: Chuck Stevens

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Time Speaker Title
1/27, 1:00pm John O'Keefe
University College London
Two independent inputs into the hippocampal cognitive map[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/27, 3:30pm Kechen Zhang
Neural models of path integration
1/28, 9:00am Kathryn Jeffery
University College London & KITP
Representing a complex world[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/28, 11:00am John O'Keefe
University College London
Theta oscillations and their role in creating place and grid cell representations[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/29, 1:00pm Howard Eichenbaum
Boston University
The hippocampus in space and time[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/30, 9:00am Douglas Nitz
Hierarchical mapping of multiple reference frames in hippocampus and parietal cortex[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/30, 11:00am Stefan Leutgeb
Manipulations of theta oscillations and of information processing in the entorhino-hippocampal circuit
1/31, 1:00pm Dmitri Chklovskii
Howard Hughes Med. Inst., Janelia
Can connectomics help us understand neural computation? Insights from the fly visual system[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/31, 3:30pm Chuck Stevens
Salk Institute & KITP
A simple description of the grid cell system[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/03, 10:00am Edvard Moser
Norwegian Univ.
Grid cells and neural maps of space[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/03, 3:30pm Neil Burgess
Univ. College, London
Neural mechanisms of spatial cognition[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/04, 10:00am Edvard Moser
Norwegian Univ.
Place cells, cortical inputs, and memory[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/04, 1:00pm Mayank Mehta
Spatial Learning and Neural Coding in Virtual Reality[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/05, 9:30am Michael Hasselmo
Grid cells, waves and rebound spiking
2/05, 3:30pm Nachum Ulanovsky
Weizmann Inst.
Neural codes for 2-D and 3-D space in the hippocampal formation of bats
2/06, 10:00am Ted Blair
Population versus synchronization vector codes for space: Theory and evidence[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/06, 12:00pm Jeffrey Magee
Howard Hughes Med. Inst., Janelia
A low level microcircuit computation in the hippocampus and barrel cortex[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/06, 3:30pm Elizabeth Buffalo
Neural codes for memory and space in the primate medial temporal lobe
2/07, 10:00am David Foster
An imagination engine:place sequences in the hippocampus
2/07, 3:30pm Lisa Giocomo
Cellular Mechanisms Underlying the Organization of Entorhinal Cortical Circuits
2/10, 3:30pm Alessandro Treves
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Space* (*but Mayank Was Afraid to Ask his Rats)[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/11, 9:00am Ben Strowbridge
Case Western & KITP
Mnemonic representations of transient stimuli and temporal sequences in the rodent hippocampus in vitro[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/11, 11:00am Albert Lee
Janelia Farm
Cellular mechanisms of spatial maps in the hippocampus
2/12, 9:00am Yoram Burak
Hebrew University & KITP
Limits on memory persistence in stochastic attractor networks
2/12, 1:00pm Partha Mitra
Brainwide Connectivity Mapping in Mouse
2/13, 9:00am György Buzsaki
Coordination of neuronal assemblies by brain rhythms
2/13, 11:00am Matthew Wilson
Sequential event memory formation and reactivation in the hippocampus and beyond
2/14, 10:00am Discussion Phase precession: Experiment and theory
2/18, 9:00am Jonathan Pillow
Univ. Texas, Austin
Encoding and decoding of decision-related signals from spike trains in parietal cortex[Slides]
2/18, 11:00am Matthew Walker
Sleep and Memory in the Human Brain
2/19, 9:00am Ila Fiete
Univ. Texas, Austin
Mechanisms and the code for spatial representation by grid cells[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/19, 11:00am Matt Nolan
Edinburgh Univ.
Synaptic mechanisms for oscillations and computation in entorhino-hippocampal circuits
2/20, 9:00am Ole Paulsen
Univ. Cambridge & KITP
Left-right asymmetry of hippocampal plasticity and memory processing in mice
2/20, 11:00am Dean Buonomano
Computing Time: Short-term Plasticity, Neural Dynamics, Chaos, and Dynamic Attractors[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/21, 9:00am Loren Frank
Neural substrates of memory and decisions[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
02/24 12:15pm Mayank Mehta
Neurophysics of Space, Time and Learning[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
2/24, 3:30pm James Knierim
Parallel processing streams through the entorhinal cortex to the hippocampus: Content vs. context[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/25, 9:00am Bartlett Mel
Understanding the Role of Dendritic Processing in Declarative Memory Storage[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/25, 11:00am Alexandre Pouget
Geneva University
Not noisy, just wrong: the neural origin of behavioral variability[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/26, 9:00am Daoyun Ji
Baylor College
Competition between internal and external drives in spatial memory processing revealed by a mouse model of neurodegeneration[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/26, 3:30pm George Dragoi
Internal representation of spatial information by hippocampal cellular ensembles
2/27, 9:00am Jozsef Csicsvari
IST, Austria & KITP
Circuit Events in the Hippocampus during Goal-Oriented Spatial Learning[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/03, 1:30pm Laura Colgin
Univ. of Texas, Austin
Gamma oscillations in the hippocampus
3/03, 3:30pm Rishikesh Narayanan
HCN channels, LFPs and STA
3/04, 9:00am Tomoki Fukai
Neural activity sequence in prefrontal cortex for sensory-guided decision making[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/04, 11:00am Jack Feldman
Breathing as a computational problem
3/05, 9:00am Upinder Bhalla
Watching the hippocampal network learn during trace conditioning: sequential activity and correlations[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/05, 1:30pm David Kleinfeld
Breathing: The master clock for orofacial rhythms?[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/05, 3:30pm Jeffrey Taube
Dartmouth College & KITP
Learning & Memory in the Head-Direction Cell Circuit[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/06, 9:00am Francesco Battaglia
Radboud Univ. & KITP
Neural oscillations, memory encoding and consolidation along the cortico-hippocampal axis[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
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