Saturday, May 16, 2015

Salvatori Computer Science Center

Program


8:00 -  8:55    Continental Breakfast and Registration


8:55 -  9:00    Welcome and Opening remarks


9:00 -  9:25    Sreekanth Chalasani, Salk Institute 
                    ​"Dissecting chemosensory circuits in C. elegans"
9:25 -  9:50    Andrew Hires, USC
                     "Encoding of active touch by layer 4 in the somatosensory cortex"
9:50 -  10:15  Denise Cai, UCLA
                     
"A shared neural ensemble links distinct contextual memories encoded close in time"

10:15 - 10:40  Mayank Mehta, UCLA 
                     "Visual cues determine hippocampal directional selectivity"

10:40 - 11:00  Coffee break

11:00 - 11:25  Michael Dickinson, Caltech 
                     "Temporal integration in the flight control system of fruit flies" 
11:25 - 11:50  Terry Sanger, USC 
                     "Peculiarities of computation in spiking neural networks" 
11:50 - 12:15  Francisco Valero-Cuevas, USC
                      
"Challenges to the classical notion of muscle redundancy:
                     Does the CNS face an under- or over-determined control problem?"

12:15 - 2:00    Catered Lunch and [Poster Session]  

2:00 - 2:25     Brenda Bloodgood, UCSD
                     "Synaptic signaling in PV interneurons"
2:25 - 2:50     Yi Zuo, UC Santa Cruz
​                     "Spatiotemporal reorganization of cortical synapses in formation of motor memory"

2:50 - 3:15     Alice Parker, USC
​                     "The BioRC biomimetic real-time cortex: Focus on nonlinear dendritic computations"


3:15 - 3:35      Coffee Break


3:35 - 4:00     Anirvan Nandy, Salk Institute
                     "Optogenetically induced low-frequency correlations impair perception"

4:00 - 4:20     Eugene Izhikevich, Brain Corporation
                     "A spiking model of the visual system"
4:20 - 4:40     Greg Ver Steeg, ISI
                     "Quantifying and optimizing the information in neural representations"

4:40 - 4:50     Closing remarks

Joint Symposium on Neural Computation