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

Journal Coverage Assignments

2011-2012 CN3 Meeting Calendar (Mondays, 11:30am-1:00pm, Krasnow Lecture Room)

Date - Presenter, Meeting type: Title

Sep 12 - Eva Pastalkova (HHMI JFRC), guest seminar, Slowing the pace of the hippocampal theta clock by cooling medial septum.

Wed Sep 14 @2:30p - *Special Day/Time* - Kristen Harris (Univ. Texas Austin), guest seminar, Structural scaling among hippocampal dendritic spines and axons.

Sep 19 - Max Versace (Boston U.), guest seminar, Brain-Inspired Computing.

Sep 26 - Rebecca Goldin (Math Dept.), guest seminar, Neuronal Classification from Network Connectivity.

Oct 3 - Solange P. Brown (JHU), guest seminar, Deciphering the functional organization of cortical circuits through cell-type identity.

Oct 10 - Columbus Day, no seminar.

Oct 17 - Kelly Hamilton, Genetic-based functional silencing of hippocampal pyramidal cells selectively impairs spatial navigation.

Oct 24 - Diek, Charise, Alexander, & Christopher, journal club, Tricoire et al. J Neurosci. 2011 A blueprint for the spatiotemporal origins of mouse hippocampal interneuron diversity.

Oct 31 - Sriram, research seminar, Effect of timing on inhibitory input in the striatum.

Nov 7 - Konstantin Anokhin (Russian Academy of Science), guest seminar, Towards whole brain cell-resolution imaging in learning and memory.

Nov 14 - No seminar, SfN Washington DC

Nov 21 - All SfN attendees, Conference highlights.

Nov 28 - Davi Bock (HHMI JFRC), guest seminar, Network anatomy and in vivo physiology of visual cortical neurons.

Dec 5 - David, research seminar, Neuron Registry and NeuronID related research/infrastructure (with demo).

Dec 12 - Ken Pelkey (NIH), guest seminar, The spatiotemporal origins of hippocampal interneurons.

Dec 19 - Todd, journal club, Hama et al., Nat Neurosci. 2011 Scale: a chemical approach for fluorescence imaging and reconstruction of transparent mouse brain.

Dec 26 - No Mtg - Winter break.

Jan 2 - No Mtg - Happy 2012!

THU Jan 12 11:30a (Note different day, same time) - Denisse Soto-Aquino (University of Puerto Rico), job talk, Magnetorheology of Dilute Ferrofluids: Comparison of Predictions of Brownian Dynamics Simulations and the Ferrohydrodynamics Equations.

Jan 16 - No Mtg - MLK Day.

NOTE switch to Wednesdays for Spring semester!

Jan 25 - Kechen Zhang (JHU), guest seminar, Computational models of hippocampal spatial coding.

Feb 1 - Sriram, research seminar, A location visualizer for NeuroMorpho.Org.

Feb 8 - Mei Shao (George Washington Univ), job talk, Plasticity of vestibular nucleus neurons after unilateral vestibular deafferentation.

Feb 15 -  Jian-Zhong Guo (HHMI JFRC), job talk, Cholinergic modulations of synaptic signals in central sensory pathways.

Feb 22 - SofA team, sculpture presentation (in progress): a physical model of neural circuitry.

Feb 29 - David, journal club, Solari&Stoner, Front Neuroan. 2011, Cognitive consilience: Primate non-primary neuroanatomical circuits underlying cognition, & demo of interactive web app.

Mar 7 - Kurt Sailor, Gerry Sun and Hongjun Song (JHU), guest seminar, Seamless reconstruction of fine circuitry in brain subregions.

Mar 14 - Alexander, research seminar, Electrophysiological phenotypying of hippocampal neurons.

Mar 21 - Sarah, journal club, Lerner&Kreitzer, Neuron 2012, RGS4 Is Required for Dopaminergic Control of Striatal LTD and Susceptibility to Parkinsonian Motor Deficits.

Mar 28 - Albert Lee (HHMI JFRC), guest seminar, Whole-cell recordings of hippocampal place cells in freely moving rats.

Apr 4 - ** POSTPONED to May 9 ** Nelson Spruston (HHMI JFRC), guest seminar, Neuronal signal integration in dendrites and axons of hippocampal neurons.

Apr 11 -
Andrew, research seminar, Investigating the Role of Phosphodiesterase Type 4 in Regulating Synergistic cAMP Dynamics in a CA1 Pyramidal Neuron.

Apr 18 - Catherine Carr (UMD), guest seminar, Evolution of Sound Localization Circuits.

Apr 25 - No Mtg: Mason-Inova neuroscience research presentation day (Mason Inn).

May 2 - Peter Kochunov (UMBC), guest seminar, Development of quantatiative MRI protocols to study genetics of cerebral aging.

May 9 - Nelson Spruston (HHMI JFRC), guest seminar, Neuronal signal integration in dendrites and axons of hippocampal neurons.

May 16 - Charise, journal club, Kim et al., Nat Neurosci. 2011, mGRASP enables mapping mammalian synaptic connectivity with light microscopy [make sure to read supplementary material and check out automated reconstruction software!]

May 21 (MONDAY) - new date!  CN3 Hike & Party...

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