22nd Annual Meeting

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Salvatori Computer Science Center

Confirmed Invited Speakers:

Brenda Bloodgood, UCSD
    "Synaptic Signaling in PV Interneurons"
Denise Cai, UCLA
    "A Shared Neural Ensemble Links Distinct Contextual Memories Formed Close in Time"
Sreekanth Chalasani, Salk Institute 
    "Dissecting Chemosensory Circuits in C. elegans"
Michael Dickinson, Caltech
    "Temporal Integration in the Flight Control System of Fruit Flies"
Andrew Hires, USC

    "Encoding of Active Touch by Layer 4 in the Somatosensory Cortex"​
Eugene Izhikevich, Brain Corporation

    "Spiking Model of the Visual System"
Mayank Mehta, UCLA

    "Visual Cues Determine Hippocampal Directional Selectivity"

Anirvan Nandy, Salk Institute

    "Optogenetically Induced Low-Frequency Correlations Impair Perception"

Alice Parker, USC

    "The BioRC Biomimetic Real-Time Cortex: Focus on Nonlinear Dendritic Computations"

Terry Sanger, USC
    "Peculiarities of Computation in Spiking Neural Networks"
Francisco Valero-Cuevas, USC

    "Challenges to the Classical Notion of Muscle Redundancy: 
     Does the CNS Face an Under- or Over-Determined Control Problem?"

Greg Ver Steeg, ISI
    "Quantifying and Optimizing the Information in Neural Representations"
Yi Zuo, UC Santa Cruz
​​    "Spatiotemporal Reorganization of Cortical Synapses in Formation of Motor Memory"​​

The 2015 JSNC has received generous support from the USC Neuroscience Graduate Program and the Brain Corporation.

Joint Symposium on Neural Computation