Center for Neural Informatics, Neural Structures, and Neural Plasticity (CN3)

Journal Coverage Assignments

2007-2008 CN3 Meeting Calendar (Thursdays, 10-11:30am, Krasnow Lecture Room)

Date - Presenter, Meeting type: Title

Aug 30 - Avrama, Giorgio, and Ted, Logistic Introduction: Overview of CN3 organization, scientific interests, and technical expertise.

Sep 6 - Erin and Ted, Research Seminar: Ted's lab research program and Erin's Master's results.

Sep 13 - Adam, Research Seminar: The CRAM test - quantifying human autobiographic memories.

Sep 20 - Avrama, Journal Club: Singla et al., JN07, Mechanisms for synapse specificity during striatal long-term depression.

Sep 27 - Wonryull, Journal Club: Kim et al., Neuron07, Regulation of dendritic excitability by activity-dependent trafficking of the A-type K+ channel subunit Kv4.2 in hippocampal neurons.

Oct 4 - Michele, Research Seminar: Feedforward inhibition as a buffer of the neuronal Input/Output relationship.

Oct 11 - Rebekah, Journal Club: Carter et al., JN07, Timing and location of synaptic inputs determine modes of subthreshold integration in striatal medium spiny neurons.

Oct 18 - Rodrigo, Research Seminar: The role of anchoring proteins in generating cAMP gradients.

Oct 25 - David, Journal Club: Dyhrfjeld-Johnsen et al., JNP07, Topological determinants of epileptogenesis in large-scale structural and functional models of the dentate gyrus derived from experimental data.

Nov 1 - Darren Myatt (Univ. Reading, UK), Research Seminar: Automated 3D reconstructions of digital neuromorphologies with Neuromantic.

Nov 8 - No CN3 Mtg, SfN Meeting.

Nov 15 - All SfN Attendees, Conference Report: San Diego Highlights.

Nov 22 - No CN3 Mtg, Happy Thanksgiving!

Nov 29 - Ruggero, Journal Club: Tort et al., PNAS07, On the formation of gamma-coherent cell assemblies by oriens lacunosum-moleculare interneurons in the hippocampus.

Dec 6 - Guest Talk, Reserch Seminar: Janina Ferbinteanu (Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NYC, NY), "Neural correlates of episodic-like memory in the rat hipocampus".

Dec 13 - Guest Talk, Reserch Seminar: Nadine Kabbani (Inst. Pasteur, Paris, France) "Intracellular complexes of the nicotinic receptor in brain revealed by proteomics".

Dec 20 - No CN3 Mtg, Happy Winter Recess!

Jan 10, 2008 - John, Journal Club: Ninjo_JNP07 & reply, Doubts about quantal analysis and answers on statistical analysis of visual fits.

Jan 17 - Bob, Journal Club: DeCoteau et al., PNAS07, Learning-related coordination of striatal and hippocampal theta rhythms during acquisition of a procedural maze task.


Jan 28 - Myung, Research Seminar: Temporal patterns regulate Protein Kinase A versus CamKII activity differently in late phase long term potentiation.

Feb 4 - Rodrigo, Journal Club: Seol_et al., Ne07, Neuromodulators control the polarity of spike-timing-dependent synaptic plasticity (also see erratum).

Feb 11 - Ruggero and David, Research Seminar: Modeling hippocampal dynamics with very large scale network simulations.

Feb 18 - Michele, Journal Club: Narayanan & Johnston, Ne07, Long-term potentiation in rat hippocampal neurons is accompanied by spatially widespread changes in intrinsic oscillatory dynamics and excitability.

Feb 25 - Susan, Research Seminar: Digital reconstruction and morphometric analysis of human brain vasculature from Magnetic Resonance Angiography.

Mar 3 - Duncan, Journal Club: Vyazovskiy et al., NatN08, Molecular and electrophysiological evidence for net synaptic potentiation in wake and depression in sleep.

Mar 10 - Todd, Research Seminar: Sequencing neuronal trees for BLAST and motif analyses.

Mar 17 - Sridevi, Journal Club: Froehlich et al, JN08, Pathological effect of homeostatic synaptic scaling on network dynamics in diseases of the cortex.

Mar 24 - Ted, "Grasping the Brainbow" Double Feature Journal Club: Livet et al., Na07, Transgenic strategies for combinatorial expression of fluorescent proteins in the nervous system. Plus Feinberg et al, Ne08, GFP Reconstitution Across Synaptic Partners (GRASP) Defines Cell Contacts and Synapses in Living Nervous Systems. See also the related online exhibit of the New York's Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)!

Mar 31 - Video of Randy Pausch, (Virtual) Training Seminar, Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams.

Apr 7 - Todd, Journal Club: Johnson&Redish, JN07: Neural Ensembles in CA3 Transiently Encode Paths Forward of the Animal at a Decision Point.

Apr 14 - Rodrigo, Journal Club, Howeling&Brecht, Na08, Behavioural report of single neuron stimulation in somatosensory cortex.

Apr 21 - NO CN3 Mtg, Happy Passover.

Apr 28 - Ruggero,  Journal Club: Izhikevich&Edelman, PNAS08, Large-Scale Model of Mammalian Thalamocortical Systems.

May 5 - Ted, Research/Training Seminar, What it is Like to be a Mouse.

May 12 - Giorgio, Research/Training Seminar, A Guided Tour of the Grant Canyon.

May 19 - Annual CN3 Hike (Full Day).

May 26 - No CN3 Mtg, Memorial Day.

No CN3 Mtg scheduled in the summer (forthcoming in the Fall: Maryam, Research Seminar + TBD Journal Club: Comprehensive Literature Search for NeuroMorpho.Org)

Computational Neuroanatomy Group
Computational and Experimental Neuroplasticity Lab

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