The 2013 Computational Neuroscience Connection will take place on the 26th and 27th September, 2013. Registration for this event is limited but is open to all. Register here!
A small number of $100 travel fellowships are available for student and postdoctoral attendees from outside Seattle who are presenting a poster (download the application form, deadline September 21, 2013).
26th September: Student Symposium, 3.00-5pm in the CSNE, Russell Hall, Suite 204, 1414 NE 42nd St. All students are invited to attend and present a poster about their work.
27th September: Symposium at the Waterfront Activities Center, 8.45am-6pm.
Plenary speakers are Steve Cox, from Rice University; Beth Buffalo, who has just joined the UW faculty; Christine Portfors, of Washington State University; and Ashkan Ashrawi, of San Diego State University.
Computational Neuroscience Connection 2013 Schedule
Thursday Sept 26: Student Research Symposium at the CSNE
|3:00||Student Research Symposium
Guillaume Lajoie, Shea-Brown lab
Tim Oleskiw, Pasupathy lab
Nivretta Thatra, Brenowitz and Perkel labs
Juan Angueyra, Rieke lab
Yoni Browning, Shea-Brown lab
|5:00||Responsible Conduct of Research discussion|
Friday Sept 27: Waterfront Activities Center
|8:45||Greetings. Eric Shea-Brown and Adrienne Fairhall.|
Session I: Chair Eric Shea-Brown
|8:50||Plenary: Steve Cox, Rice University
Neuronal Model Reduction: Cells, Junctions and Circuits
|9:50||Mike Rudd, PBio
Computational Neuroscience and the Visual Image
|10:40||Nick Cain, Allen Institute for Brain Science
Towards a multi-scale model of the mouse visual system
|11:10||Joel Zylberberg, Shea-Brown lab
Correlated variability in the retina: Theory and experiment
|11:30||Daniela Witten, Biostatistics
Statistical Machine Learning for High-Dimensional Data
|12:00||Announcements, introductions & poster spotlights
Lunch and posters
Session II: Chair Adrienne Fairhall
|1:30||Plenary: Beth Buffalo
Seeing is remembering: Visual exploration and memory formation in nonhuman primates
|2:30||Ashkan Ashrafi, San Diego State
Empirical Mode Decomposition in Neural Signal Processing: Transcending Fourier Analysis
|3:20||Rajesh Rao, CSE
Understanding the Interplay between Priors, Rewards, and Evidence in Sensory Decision Making
|3:50||Christine Portfors, Washington State University
Neural mechanisms for encoding communication sounds in the auditory midbrain
|4:50||Posters and reception|