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Schedule for the Winter Semester 2017/2018

Date

Speaker

Title

Seminar

Oct 17 Sebastian Spreizer Bump activity dynamics and signal sequences in striatal network model PhD
Oct 24 Alain Destexhe Propagating Waves and Their Collisions in Visual Cortex SPECIAL
Oct 31 Public Holiday    
Nov 7 Daniela Vallentin Neural mechanisms underlying song learning in juvenile zebra finches Bernstein
Nov 14 Benjamin Merkt On the Distribution of Orientation Tuning in Rodent Visual Cortex PhD
Nov 20 Daniel Braun Bounded rationality in sensorimotor learning and decision-making Bernstein
Nov 27 Mark van Rossum Biases in multivariate neural population codes Bernstein
Dec 12 Michael Kordovan Neuron Localization and Classi cation from Multi-Electrode Array Recordings PhD
Dec 19 Anna Levina Self-organization of neuronal networks and its assessment under subsampling Bernstein
  Christmas break    
Jan 9 Hedyeh Rezaei Improving Communication by Resonance across Neuronal Networks: The effect of incorporating resonance feedback PhD
Jan 16 Andreas Draguhn Oscillating hippocampal networks – patterns, mechanisms and potential ‘meaning’ of cooperative neuronal activity Bernstein
Jan 23 Nebojsa Gasparovic Structural Plasticity in Recurrent Neural Networks: Multi-Contact Formation and Homeostatic Network Rewiring PhD
Jan 31 Matthew Rushworth Comparing the impact of the social environment in macaques and humans Bernstein
Feb 6 Niclas Niemann & Patrick Wiegel TMS and H-reflexes to assess the contribution of different corticospinal networks to motoneurone excitability PhD
Feb 13 Julijana Gjorgjieva Principles of efficient coding in neuronal populations Bernstein
Feb 27 Samora Okujeni Neuronal outgrowth and migration shape the mesoscale architecture and spontaneous dynamics of developing networks. Postdoc
Mar 6 Yves Fregnac Industrialisation of Neuroscience and Artificial Intelligence:
from the Digital Simulation of the Brain to the Myth of Transhumanism
Bernstein
Mar 13 Siegrid Löwel The dynamic architecture of the adult visual cortex: how to keep my brain young? Bernstein

 

Schedule for the Summer Semester 2017 

Date

Speaker

Title

Seminar

Apr 25 Eilon Vaadia The creative brain and brain machine interfaces SPECIAL
May 16 Salvatore Fara Investigating the mechanisms underlying the long lasting modulation of alpha oscillations induced by transcranial alternating current stimulation PhD
May 23  Philipp Schnepel Hyperexcitability in Mouse Models of Autism-Spectrum Disorders Bernstein
May 30 Ehsan Safavieh Structural Properties of Burst Origination and Termination Regions in Simulated Neural Networks PhD
Jun 6 Pentecost    
Jun 13 Etienne Burdet
Uta and Chris Frith

Neuroscience of human social interaction:
- A mechanism of haptic communication
- What is special about social cognition? 

Bernstein
Jun 20 Marco Tabarelli Tuning of inhibition-dominated networks with two-dimensional stimulus space as a step towards color selectivity PhD
Jun 27  Ipek Yalcin Christmann Pain and Mood disorders Comorbidity: Insight from the anterior cingulate cortex Bernstein
Jul 4 Diego Vieira and
Sreedhar S Kumar
Adaptive control of epileptic seizure susceptibility
Targeted interaction with neuronal networks using reinforcement learning strategies
PhD
Jul 11 Josef Bischofberger Adult Neurogenesis supports Sparse Coding in the Dentate Gyrus Bernstein
Jul 18 Mohammadreza Mohagheghi Nejad Correlations and sensory responses in the basal ganglia affect the transmission of motor signals to the thalamus PhD
Jul 25 Catarina Orcinha Seizure-Induced Motility of Differentiated Dentate Granule Cells Is Prevented by the Reelin Fragments PhD
Aug 10 Moritz Helias Distributed correlations indicate optimal sequence memory Bernstein 
   Summer Break    
Sep 11 Alireza Valizadeh Neural oscillations and information transfer in brain networks Bernstein

 

Schedule for the Winter Semester 2016/2017  

Date

Name

Title

Seminar

Oct 18 Nebojsa Gasparovic Multi-Contact Structural Plasticity in Recurrent Neural Networks PhD
Oct 27 Niels Birbaumer Free will and brain machine interfaces: are they compatible? SPECIAL
Nov 1 All Saints' Day    
Nov 7 Ferdinando Mussa-Ivaldi The engineering of motor learning: From basic neuroscience to clinical applications Bernstein
Nov 8 Benjamin Merkt Information Processing in a Layered Model of Rodent Visual Cortex PhD
Nov 15 SfN    
Nov 22 Katharina Heining Severe epileptiform bursts are anti-correlated to mild bursts and anatomical damage PhD
Nov 29 Jyotika Bahuguna Functionally classifying an ensemble of healthy and pathological basal ganglia network models Bernstein
Dec 6 Marko Filipovic Origin of the diversity of striatal medium spiny neuron activity PhD
Dec 13 Robert Gütig Spiking neurons can discover predictive features by aggregate-label learning Bernstein
Dec 20 Golan Karvat Neural dynamics and interactions of the motor cortex PhD
Jan 31 Maximilian Rüppell Single cell excitation-inhibition balance in cultured neuronal networks PhD
Feb 21 Bahador Bahrami Cognition at the source of social influence Bernstein
Feb 28 Alexander Kurz How the interplay of synaptic inputs to corticomotoneuronal cells may produce movement PhD
Mar 7 Friedemann Pulvermüller Neuromechanistic perspectives on cognition and language Bernstein
Mar 28 Robin Schmidt Structural perturbation in dynamical networks PhD
Apr 4  Pepe Alcami Beyond heterogeneity: Spatial structure in granule cell networks in the dentate gyrus Bernstein
Apr 11  Han Lu Computational modeling of network dynamics and synaptic plasticity during non-invasive brain stimulation PhD
Apr 18 Easter    

 

Schedule for the academic year 2015/16:

Date

Name

Title

Seminar

Sep 29 David Golomb Response of layer-4 circuits in the barrel cortex to whisking and touch Bernstein
Oct 21 Cameron McIntyre Deep Brain Stimulation Informatics Bernstein
Oct 27 Marko Filipovic State dependent modulation of dopamine function in the striatum PhD
Nov 3 Antje Kilias The hippocampal clock in a mesial temporal lobe epilepsy model  PhD
Nov 10 Stojan Jovanovic Third-order correlations and network topology PhD
Nov 24 Patrik Krieger Cortico-thalamic and intracortical modulation of sensory input Bernstein
Dec 1 Tanzil Arefin Remodelled resting state functional connectivity in the GPR88 knock-out mouse brain PhD
Dec 15 Martin Angelhuber The Neural Circuitry of Fear Conditioning PhD
Jan 12 Ian Howard Past and future actions influence motor learning Bernstein
Jan 19 Sreedhar Kumar A Learning Based Approach to Control Network Activity PhD
Jan 26 Philip Tovote Midbrain circuits for defensive behavior Bernstein
Feb 2 Alessandro Torcini Cell Assembly Dynamics of Sparsely-connected Inhibitory Networks Bernstein
Feb 9 Alexander Kurz Neurophysiological mechanisms of movement preparation PhD
Feb 16 Ulf Ziemann TMS-EEG and EEG-TMS Bernstein
Feb 23 Andrew Straw Reverse engineering visual behavior in flies and fish using virtual reality and genetics Bernstein
Mar 1 Tiago Felix Influence of Perisomatic Inhibition on Gamma Oscillations in the Auditory Cortex and on Behaviour PhD
Mar 8 Lars Hunger Spatiotemporal Dopamine Distribution in the Striatum PhD
Mar 10 Willy Wong On the Asymptotic, Near-equilibrium Sensory Response Bernstein
Mar 16 Sebastian Spreizer Signal representation in inhibitory networks with distance-dependent connectivity PhD
Mar 22 Leon Gatys From Texture Synthesis to Neural Art Bernstein
Mar 29 Easter    
Apr 5 Jonathan Schiefer Inference of cerebral network structure PhD
Apr 12 Ali Mahmoodi Decision making in changing environments PhD
Apr 19 Genela Morris The role of dopamine in shaping the hippocampal cognitive map Bernstein
Apr 26 Salvatore Fara Interaction of transcranial alternating current stimulation and oscillatory brain activity PhD
May 3 Seyed Ehsan Safavieh Neuronal Connectivity Options along the Edge of Bounded Neural Networks – Analysis of Network Structure and Dynamics PhD
May 10 Athanasios Manos Effect of Stimulation Frequency and Intensity on Long-Lasting Anti-Kindling Bernstein
May 17 Mohammadreza Mohagheghi Nejad Active decorrelation in basal ganglia output promotes transmission of motor commands to thalamus PhD
May 24 Alejandro Jimenez Population coding of movement in the Basal Ganglia PhD
May 30 Arthur Leblois The role of striatal feedforward inhibition in the maintenance of absence seizures Bernstein
May 31 Luiz Tauffer Serotonin modulation of mPFC subnetworks PhD
Jun 7 David Bilkey Changes in hippocampal plasticity, activity and memory in a rat model of schizophrenia Bernstein
Jun 14 Michael Kordovan Consequences of different network topologies for the dynamical stability of the network and its correlations PhD
Jun 21 Catarina Orcinha Epilepsy-induced motility of differentiated dentate granule cells is prevented by the central Reelin fragment PhD
Jun 27 Luc Selen Deciding, acting and adapting in an uncertain world Bernstein
Jun 28 Julia Gallinaro Maturation of sensory networks through homeostatic structural plasticity PhD
Jul 5 Tatjana Tchumatchenko Inference of synaptic connectivity and input profiles from contrast invariant firing rates Bernstein
Jul 12 Jens Kremkow Principles underlying sensory map topography in primary visual cortex Bernstein
Jul 19 David Franklin Feedforward and feedback learning in sensorimotor control Bernstein

 

Schedule for the academic year 2014/15:

Date

Name

Title

Seminar

Sep 11 Christopher Gundlach Modulating somatosensation with transcranial alternating current stimulation Bernstein
Oct 14 Flavio Fröhlich Rational Design of Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation Bernstein
Oct 15 Nicolas Mallet Dichotomous organization of the external globus pallidus: from molecules to function BCF/BLBT
Oct 21 Mihael Zohar Synaptic integration in the two compartments of layer V pyramidal neurons PhD
Oct 28 Katharina Heining Epileptic Spikes and Susceptibility PhD
Nov 4 Amin Mirzaei Basal ganglia dynamics during movement initiation: a computational model for transient beta oscillations PhD
Nov 11 Jan Schnupp On the neural representation of properties of speech sounds in the central auditory pathway: pitch, timbre, location and noise robustness Bernstein
Nov 18 SfN 2014
Nov 25 Salvatore Fara Influence of transcranial alternating current stimulation on somatosensory perception PhD
Dec 2 Seyed Ehsan Safavieh Local Balance of Excitation and Inhibition in Inhomogeneous Neuronal Networks and its Impact on Network Dynamics PhD
Dec 16 Martin Angelhuber The Central Amygdala in Fear Learning and Anxiety PhD
Jan 13 Moritz Diehl Optimal Control and Embedded Optimization in Control Engineering and Signal Processing Bernstein
Jan 27 Lars Hunger The Effects of Dopamine in the Basal Ganglia PhD
Feb 10 Aaron Schurger Cortical activity is more stable when sensory stimuli are
consciously perceived
Bernstein
Feb 17 Wolfgang Taube Motor control of voluntary movements – and their adaptability Bernstein
Feb 24 Ioannis Vlachos Closed loop control of pathological network activity Postdoc
Mar 24 Michael Kordovan & Benjamin Merkt Localization of Neurons in 3D and Investigation of Local Cortical Circuits with the NeuroSeeker Polytrodes PhD
Mar 31 Christian Meisel From neurons to networks: bifurcations, phase transitions and critical slowing down in neural systems Bernstein
Apr 7 Easter
Apr 14 Christopher Kim Origin and control of dynamic instability in a computational model of mesial temporal lobe epilepsy Postdoc
Apr 28 Simon Schultz Optical tools for decoding neural population activity Bernstein
May 5 Alejandro Jimenez & Mohammadreza Mohagheghi Qualitative dynamics of movement and stopping & Thalamocortical basal ganglia loops versus local circuits: integration of sensorimotor processing from different levels PhD
May 12 Felix Hoffmann & Sebastian Spreizer Automated tracking of scientific computations with Sumatra Informal
May 19 Dmitry Kobak Dimensionality reduction of neural population data Bernstein
May 26 Pentecost Holidays
Jun 2 Maximilian Rüppell Excitation-inhibition balance in cultured neuronal networks PhD
Jun 9 Julia Gallinaro Neogenesis of neurons and mechanisms of their functional
insertion into existing networks
PhD
Jun 16 Bernd Wiebelt High Performance Neuro Computing Bernstein
Jun 23 Martin Pyka Generic and comparative models of the hippocampus Bernstein
Jun 30 Nebojsa Gasparovic Structural and functional plasticity in recurrent networks PhD
Jul 7 Catarina Orcinha Epilepsy-Induced Motility of Differentiated Neurons: Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms PhD
Jul 14 Sadra Sadeh Modelling the emergence and consequences of feature-specific connectivity in mouse primary visual cortex Bernstein
Jul 21 Luiz Tauffer Model-based analysis of parallel information processing pathways in the retina PhD
Jul 27 John Rothwell The importance of stimulus direction for assessing and interacting with human motor cortex using TMS and TDCS Bernstein
Jul 28 Golan Karvat Neural dynamics and interactions of the motor cortex PhD

 

Schedule for the academic year 2013/2014:

Date

Name

Title

Seminar

Oct 8 Anna Jasper Physiological Correlates of Fast Stimulus Processing PhD
Oct 15 Noah Levine-Small Astrocytes Drive Neural Network Synchrony PhD
Oct 22 Michael Tangermann Auditory Brain-Computer Interfaces BCF/BLBT
Nov 5 Rainer Goebel Cracking the Columnar-Level Code in the Visual Hierarchy with Ultra-High Field fMRI BCF/BLBT
Nov 7 Taskin Deniz Theory of Markov Point Processes and Applications to Neuronal Modelling PhD
Nov 12 SfN meeting
Nov 26 Robert Schmidt Functional roles of dopamine: reinforcement learning, movement and vigor BCF/BLBT
Dec 3 Heinz Beck Dendritic Computation in Hippocampal Neurons Bernstein
Jan 17 Tomislav Milekovic Stable and reliable BCI control using local field potentials for people with paralysis Bernstein
Jan 21 Ute Häussler Location matters: Regulation of neurogenesis and interneuron survival in temporal lobe epilepsy Bernstein
Feb 4 Bruce J. Gluckman Observing Sleep Bernstein
Feb 24 Etienne Burdet Interaction control with unknown environments and humans Bernstein
Mar 4 Carsten Mehring Human motor control: structures, skills and movement decisions Bernstein
Mar 5 Josh Berke Modulation of Adaptive Decision-Making by Dopamine BCF/BLBT
Mar 11 Antje Kilias Single cell firing interacts with network rhythms in the epileptic hippocampal formation PhD
Mar 25 Maurizio De Pitta Do Astrocytes Compute? Making the point on Neuron-Glia Interactions. Bernstein
Apr 1 Janine Reis Modulation of motor skill learning by transcranial direct current stimulation Bernstein
Apr 15 Julia Gallinaro & Nebojsa Gasparovic Neogenesis of neurons and mechanisms of their functional
insertion into existing networks & A statistical approach to structural plasticity of synaptic connectivity in neocortical networks
PhD
Apr 22 Easter
May 8 Jyotika Bahuguna Controlling the Go/No-go decision transition threshold in striatum PhD
May 13 Luiz Tauffer Statistical and quantitative models of neural network activity inferred from high density recordings PhD
May 20 Simachew Mengiste Controllability of networks in the brain PhD
May 27 Stojan Jovanovic Topology and correlations in networks of spiking neurons PhD
Jun 3 Peter Thomas Measuring edge importance: A quantitative analysis of the stochastic shielding approximation for random processes on graphs Bernstein
Jun10 Pentecost Holidays
Jun 17 Sreedhar Kumar Autonomous Control of Network Activity PhD
Jun 24  Christian Leukel Inducing neuroplasticity in humans using neurophysiological techniques Bernstein 
Jul 7 John Hertz Inferring Network Connectivity from Multineuron Spike Data BCF/BLBT
Jul 8 Ido Kanter Reliability and precision of brain functionalities: Ultrafast neuronal plasticity and chaotic dynamics Amber
Jul 15 Tanzil Arefin An insight to the resting state functional connectivity modifications in the GPR88 knockout living mouse brain PhD
Jul 22 Sebastian spreader Dynamic activity of cell assemblies in inhibitory network PhD
Jul 28 Eberhard Fetz Bidirectional interactions between the brain and implantable computers ambergris
Aug 5 Jonathan Slate Inferring cerebral network structure PhD 

  

Schedule for the academic year 2012/2013:

Oct. 23, ‘12 Mihael Zohar Projection patterns onto different compartments of layer V pyramidal neurons in rat neocortex PhD-Seminar
Oct. 30, ‘12 Laura Harsan Mapping the living mouse brain neural architecture with diffusion MRI: applications in animal models of brain disorders Bernstein-Seminar
Nov. 6, ‘12 Daniel Braun Risk-sensitivity in motor control Bernstein Seminar
Nov. 13, ‘12 Christoph Kirst Dynamic Neuronal Excitability Bernstein Seminar
Mon, Nov. 19, '12 Shigeru Shinomoto Inference of neuronal inputs from a spike train Bernstein Seminar
Nov. 20, ‘12 Anton Sirota Entorhino-hippocampal network dynamics during exploratory behavior: towards a quantitative link Bernstein-Seminar
Nov. 27, ‘12 Samora Okujeni Coevolution of structure and activity dynamics in vitro Postdoc-Seminar
Dec. 4, ‘12 Jason Kerr Imaging activity in the freely moving animal: from the eye to the cortex Bernstein-Seminar
Dec. 11, ‘12 Hertie Winter School 2012
Jan 15, ‘13 EuroSPIN-NeuroTime-Meeting
Jan. 22, ‘13 Antje Kilias Interaction of single unit firing and hippocampal network oscillations under epileptic conditions PhD-Seminar
Jan. 29, ‘13 Tiago Felix Dissecting the auditory cortical circuitry: Influence of dendritic versus perisomatic inhibition on network oscillations PhD-Seminar
Feb. 5, ‘13 Miha Pelko Use of modelling and simulations of single neurons for improving the analysis and design of intracellular recordings PhD-Seminar
Feb. 12, ‘13 Marcus Kaiser The Human Connectome in Health and Disease: Organization and characterization of hierarchical brain networks Bernstein-Seminar
Feb. 19, ‘13 Maxime Ambard NeurOnline updates Postdoc-Seminar
Feb. 26, ‘13 Noam Ziv Synaptic tenacity: When everything changes, do things really stay the same? Bernstein Seminar
Mar. 5, ‘13      
Mar. 12, ‘13 NWG-Meeting 2013, Göttingen
Mar. 19, ‘13 BCCN-Farewell-Meeting
Mar. 26, ‘13 Sadra Sadeh Mean field analysis of orientation selectivity in inhibition-dominated networks PhD-Seminar
Apr. 2, ‘13 Easter Holidays
Apr. 9, ‘13 BrainLinks-BrainTools Inauguration
Apr. 16, ‘13 Simachew Mengiste Controllability of Biological Neural Networks PhD-Seminar
Apr. 23, ‘13 Nicole Rosskothen-Kuhl Specific sensory input directs adult brain remodeling: molecular indicators of synaptic cooperation Bernstein-Seminar
Apr. 30, ‘13 Stojan Jovanovic and John Hertz Higher-order correlations in networks of spiking neurons and Network Inference with Hidden Units PhD-Seminar
May 7, ‘13 Sreedhar Kumar Autonomous control of network activity PhD-Seminar
May 14, ‘13 Gilad Silberberg Bilateral and multimodal sensory integration in the striatal microcircuit Bernstein-Seminar
May 21, ‘13 Pentecost Holidays
May 28, ‘13 Matthias Hennig Neural homeostasis: what is stable and what changes? Bernstein-Seminar
Jun. 4, ‘13 Martin Angelhuber The neural circuitry of fear conditioning PhD-Seminar
Mon, Jun. 10, ‘13 Alex Roxin A simple model of memory consolidation Bernstein-Seminar
Jun. 18, ‘13 Marko Filipovic The role of dopamine in neural assemblies within the striatum PhD-Seminar
Jun. 25, ‘13 Tanzil Arefin Patterns of neurocircuitries modification in alcoholism: in VIVO assessment in mouse models of alcohol PhD-Seminar
Jul. 2, ‘13 Alejandro Bujan  Modulation and propagation of correlated activity in neuronal networks PhD-Seminar
Jul. 9, ‘13 Ajith Padmanabhan Effect of single neuron firing patterns on network dynamics PhD-Seminar
Jul. 16, ‘13 CNS-Meeting 2013, Paris
Jul. 23, ‘13 Clemens Boucsein Experiment meets bifurcation theory: new insights into spike precision in the bumpy regime Bernstein Seminar
Jul. 30, ‘13 Fereshteh Lagzi Stochastic nonlinear dynamics of interacting spiking neural networks PhD-Seminar

 

Schedule for the academic year 2011/2012:

Date Speaker Title framework
Mon, Oct. 17, ‘11 Jonathan D. Victor Understanding the Computations in Primary Visual Cortex: Does Tweaking the Standard Model Suffice? Bernstein-Seminar
Oct. 25, ‘11 Yury Zaytsev Inferring effective network connectivity from multi-unit parallel spike trains PhD-Seminar
Nov. 1, ‘11 All Saints Day
Mon, Nov. 7, ‘11 Gaute Einevoll How local is the local field potential? Bernstein-Seminar
Nov. 17, ‘11 SfN-Meeting
Nov. 22, ‘11 SfN-Meeting
Nov. 29, ‘11 Moritz Deger cancelled Postdoc-Seminar
Dec. 6, ‘11 BCF-Retreat
Dec 13., ‘11 BLBT-Evaluation in Bonn
Jan 10., ‘12 Wissenschaftsrat in Freiburg
Jan. 17, ‘12 Robert Gütig Spike-timing based neuronal information processing: applications to vision and speech Bernstein-Seminar
Thu, Jan. 26, ‘12 Grzegorz Podrygajlo Identification of electrophysiological endpoints in stem cell-based models for testing developmental neurotoxicity in vitro Postdoc-Seminar
Jan 31, ‘12 Dierk Reiff Neural circuits underlying visual processing and behavior in Drosophila: Recent progress and future perspectives Bernstein-Seminar
Feb. 7, ‘12     PhD-Seminar
Feb. 14, ‘12 Maik Stüttgen Valuation signals in perceptual decision making Bernstein-Seminar
Feb. 21, ‘12 Moritz Deger Cooperative structural plasticity through local mechanisms at the dendritic spine Postdoc-Seminar
Feb. 28, ‘12 Ari Barzilai The role of the DNA damage response in the functionality of the neuro-glio-vascular unit Bernstein-Seminar
Mar. 6, ‘12 Renato C. Duarte The effects of topology on robustness and processing in neuronal networks PhD-Seminar
Mar. 13, ‘12 Tom Tetzlaff The variability of tidewater-glacier calving - a neural-network model Bernstein-Seminar
Mar. 20, ‘12 Anna Jasper Physiological Correlates of fast Stimulus processing PhD-Seminar
Thu, Mar. 22, ‘12 Alejandro F. Bujan Stimulus induced dynamic modulation of correlations in neuronal networks PhD-Seminar
Mar. 27, '12 Carsten Mehring Structure Learning in Action Bernstein-Seminar
Mar. 27, ‘12 Panayiota Poirazi Dendrites and information coding: insights from biophysical model cells and circuits Bernstein-Seminar
Apr. 3, ‘12 Sadra Sadeh Contrast invariant feature selectivity in balanced random networks PhD-Seminar
Apr. 10, ‘12 Easter
Apr. 17, ‘12 Jiří Hammer Encoding and decoding of continuous kinematic variables in human ECoGEncoding and decoding of continuous kinematic variables in human ECoG PhD-Seminar
Thu, Apr. 19, '12 Björn Kampa Studying cortical representation of visual scenes on multiple scales Bernstein-Seminar
Mon, Apr. 23, '12 George Gerstein Further searches for Synfire Chains Bernstein-Seminar
Apr. 24, ‘12 Carlos D. Toledo Suárez A Liquid State Model of Striatum for a Navigational Task PhD-Seminar
Thu, Apr. 26, '12 Philippe Isope Unraveling modular information processing in cerebellar microcircuits : a gateway to motor control in movement disorders? Bernstein-Seminar
May 1, ‘12 Labor Day
May 8, ‘12 Peggy Series The Power of Expectations in Perception and Decision-Making Bernstein-Seminar
May 15, ‘12 Simachew Mengiste Controllability of biological neuronal networks and biochemical signaling cascades PhD-Seminar
May 22, ‘12 Ajith Padmanabhan Impact of single neuron firing patterns on the network dynamics PhD-Seminar
May 29, ‘12 Magnus Richardson Experimentally verified neuron models and mathematical tools for their analyses Bernstein-Seminar
June 5, ‘12 Experiment meets Theory-Workshop
June 12, ‘12 Wilfried Weber Synthetic biological tools to program mammalian cells Bernstein-Seminar
June 19, ‘12 Fereshteh Lagzi Parameter estimation for a mean field model of balanced random networks PhD-Seminar
June 21, ‘12 Frank W. Pfrieger Understanding Neuron-Glia Interactions: Models Matter Bernstein-Seminar
June 26, ‘12 Taskin Deniz Markov Point Process Models of Neuronal Population Dynamics PhD-Seminar
June 28, ‘12 Jochem Rieger Motor representations in the human electrocorticogram Bernstein-Seminar
July 3, ‘12 Noah Levine-Small Astrocytes drive neural network synchrony PhD-Seminar
Wed, July 4, '12 Eus JW Van Someren Lying awake of insomnia: imaging causes and consequences Bernstein-Seminar
July 10, ‘12 Jyotika Bahuguna Role of striatal circuit in Go No-go tasks PhD-Seminar
July 17, ‘12 FENS Forum 2012, Barcelona
July 24, ‘12 Grace Lindsay 'Within' versus 'between' correlations and their relation to the network structure PhD-Seminar
July 31, ‘12 Yansong Chua Investigating the role of active dendritic mechanisms in coincidence detection PhD-Seminar

 

Schedule for the academic year 2010/2011:

Date Speaker Title framework
Oct. 5, ‘10 Delphine Cosandier-Rimélé Population activity in neural networks, from normal to epileptic: experiments & models Postdoc-Seminar
Oct. 12, ‘10 NWG-Course
Oct. 19, ‘10 Michael Okun Vm dynamics and Vm-LFP correlation in the awake rat cortex Bernstein-Seminar
Oct. 26, ‘10 Arvind Kumar Implications of network structure and dynamics for the analysis of experimental data Informal Seminar
Nov. 2, ‘10 Moritz Deger Neurons, Refractoriness and Structural Plasticity PhD-Seminar
Nov. 9, ‘10 SfN-Meeting
Nov. 16, ‘10 SfN-Meeting
Nov. 23, ‘10 Matthew Goddard Role of astrocytes in network excitability and synchronicity Postdoc-Seminar
Nov. 30, ‘10 Stefano Cardanobile The multifractal neural network explorer - exploiting Hungarian random network technology Postdoc-Seminar
Dec. 7, ‘10 Alejandro F. Bujan Efficient coding in rat visual cortex PhD-Seminar
Dec 14., ‘10 Marlene Bartos Distance-dependent perisomatic inhibition: a new mechanism underlying network synchronization Bernstein-Seminar
Jan. 4, ‘11 Christmas Break
Jan. 11, ‘11 Patrick Dini High-resolution mapping of single neurons provides insight into neuron structure PhD-Seminar
Jan. 18, ‘11      
Jan. 25, ‘11 Martin Paul Nawrot Dynamics of odor processing and reward prediction in the honeybee brain Bernstein-Seminar
Feb. 1, ‘11      
Feb. 8, ‘11 Anna Jasper Transient stimulus processing in the rat visual system PhD-Seminar
Feb. 15, ‘11 Sen Cheng From grid cells to place cells: A generic and robust principleba Bernstein-Seminar
Feb. 22, ‘11 Ioannis Vlachos Information processing in the input and output nuclei of the amygdaloid complex PhD-Seminar
Mar. 1, ‘11 Jürgen Hennig Investigation of Spatiotemporal Brain Dynamics with MR-Encephalography (MREG) Bernstein Seminar
Mar. 8, ‘11 Man Yi Yim The impact of correlated input to neurons: conclusions from in vivo and in vitro recordings PhD-Seminar
Mar. 15, ‘11 Simone Kurt Auditory discrimination learning in mice Bernstein-Seminar
Mar. 22, ‘11 Meeting of the german neuroscience society in Göttingen
Mar. 29, ‘11 Susanne Kunkel Limits to the development of feed-forward structures in large recurrent neuronal networks PhD-Seminar
Apr. 5, ‘11 Anja Gundlfinger Synaptic, cellular and network dynamics of hippocampal principal cells Bernstein-Seminar
Apr. 12, ‘11 Carlos D. Toledo Suárez Towards a Q-Learning model to exploit the basal ganglia's error signal PhD-Seminar
Apr. 19, ‘11 Mercedes Küffner Ultrastructural analysis of spine apparatus (SA) rescue in CA3 pyramidal neurons following single cell electroporation in Synaptopodin (Synpo) KO-mice PhD-Seminar
Apr. 26, ‘11 Jiri Hammer Towards understanding the encoding of kinematic variables in human ECoG PhD-Seminar
May 3, ‘11 Nikos Logothetis esfMRI: Signal Propagation and Studies of Connectivity Bernstein Seminar
May 17, ‘11 Imke Reimer Inferring higher-order correlations from filtered spike activity PhD-Seminar
May 24, ‘11 Sadra Sadeh Emergence of functional maps in sensory cortex PhD-Seminar
Thu, May 26, '11 Ajith Padmanabhan Exploring the dynamics of the primary visual cortex with specific inter-layer connectivity PhD-Seminar
May 31, ‘11 BCCN-Evaluation in Berlin
Jun. 7, '11      
Jun. 14, ‘11 Fereshteh Lagzi Emergent functional properties of interacting neuronal populations PhD-Seminar
Jun. 21, '11 Alison L. Barth Elevated activity in an embedded subnetwork of neocortical neurons: causes and consequences Bernstein Seminar
Wed, Jun. 22, ‘11 Jyotika Bahuguna Large scale dynamics of the network model of Basal Ganglia PhD-Seminar
Jun. 28, ‘11 Yam Song Chua Modeling plasticity in layer V pyramidal neurons PhD-Seminar
Jul. 5, ‘11 Taskin Deniz Hierarchical Models of Neural Networks via Coarse-graining PhD-Seminar
Jul. 12, ‘11 Noah Levine-Small Glia in Neural Encoding: Determining the Role of Astrocytes in Neural Networks PhD-Seminar
Jul. 19, ‘11 Mihael Zohar Compartment-specific projection patterns onto pyramidal cells in rat neocortex PhD-Seminar
Jul. 26, ‘11 CNS-Meeting
Aug. 2, ‘11 Volker Pernice Irregular activity in multifractal networks PhD-Seminar

 

Schedule for the academic year 2009/2010: 

Date Speaker Title framework
Oct. 1, ‘09 Bernstein Conference    
Oct. 8, '09 Moritz Deger Joint dynamics of activity and structure in recurrent networks of spiking neurons PhD-Seminar
Oct. 15, '09 NWG-Course    
Oct. 22, '09 SfN-Meeting    
Oct. 29, '09 Wulfram Gerstner The power and limits of simple neuron models Bernstein-Seminar
Nov. 5, '09 Patrick Dini Adaptive interception of epileptic-like events based on predictive network dynamics PhD-Seminar
Nov. 12, '09 Jens Kremkow Correlating Excitation and Inhibition in Visual Cortical Circuits: Functional Consequences and Biological Feasibility Postdoc-Seminar
Nov. 19, '09 José Millan Non-Invasive Brain-Controlled Robots Bernstein-Seminar
Tue, Nov. 24, '09 Susanne Kunkel Supercomputational Neuroscience: adapting a neural network simulator for 10k processors and beyond PhD-Seminar
Dec. 3, '09 Ioannis Vlachos Dynamical emergence of fear and extinction cells in the amygdala PhD-Seminar
Dec. 10, '09 Man Yi Yim Stimulus Response to Correlated Input in Striatal Network PhD-Seminar
Dec. 17, '09 Stefano Cardanobile Microcircuits of stochastic neurons Postdoc-Seminar
Jan. 13, '10 Samora Okujeni Structure and Dynamics in Self-organizing Networks of Cortical Neurons PhD-Seminar
Jan. 21, '10 Daniel Durstewitz Prefrontal cortical attractor dynamics revealed by multiple single-unit recordings & multivariate analysis Bernstein-Seminar
Jan. 28, '10 Alexander Hanuschkin A Reafferent Model of Sequence Generation PhD-Seminar
Feb. 3, '10 Imke Reimer Towards inferring higher-order correlations in non-Poissonian spike trains PhD-Seminar
Feb. 11, '10 Karim Jerbi Large-scale brain dynamics of perceptuo-motor behavior: Insights from MEG and intracerebral EEG and implications for future Brain Computer Interfaces Bernstein-Seminar
Feb. 18, '10 Peter Tass Long-Lasting therapeutic effects of desynchronizing brain Bernstein-Seminar
Feb. 25, '10 Eva Neitzel Potential wave propagation in motor cortex and its relation to single neuron activity PhD-Seminar
Mar. 4, '10 Harald Luksch The avian midbrain: Cells, Circuits, Concepts Bernstein-Seminar
Mar. 10, '10 Tobias Potjans Relationship of cell-type specific connectivity and activity in the cortical microcircuit PhD-Seminar
Mar. 11, '10 Tomislav Milekovic Online brain-machine interface control using directional information in human electrocorticogram PhD-Seminar
Mar. 17, '10 Rainer Hertel Wie soll der Biologe von seiner Seele reden? Bernstein-Seminar
Mar. 25, '10 Maxime Ambard NeurOnline: A software to perform online analysis and control of electrophysiological recordings Postdoc-Seminar
Apr. 1, '10 Frank Bremmer Visual Perception during eye movements Bernstein-Seminar
Apr. 8, '10 Ulrich Froriep Temporal mismatch between entorhinal cortex and dentate gyrus in a model of temporal lobe epilepsy PhD-Seminar
Apr. 15, '10 Xiang Liao Synchronization between different motor cortical areas during movement preparation and execution? PhD-Seminar
Apr. 22, '10      
Apr. 29, '10 Martin Riedmiller Machine Learning Methods in Intelligent Software Systems Bernstein-Seminar
May 6, '10 Yury Zaytsev Inferring effective connectivity of neuronal cultures from multi-unit spike data PhD-Seminar
May 13, '10 Ascension Day    
May 20, '10 Sven Schrader A columnar model of bottom-up and top-down processing in the neocortex Bernstein-Seminar
May 27, '10 Pentecost Holidays    
Wed, Jun. 2, '10 Stilyan Kalitzin Stimulation Based Paradigm for Assessment of Epileptogenic Potential Bernstein-Seminar
Wed, Jun. 9, '10 Tom Tetzlaff Decorrelation of neural-network activity by inhibitory feedback Bernstein Seminar
Jun. 10, '10 Tim Gollisch Neural Code and Circuitry for Rapid Image Processing in the Retina Bernstein-Seminar
Jun. 17, '10 Frank Ohl Micro- and mesoscopic aspects of cortical neurodynamics Bernstein-Seminar
Jul. 1, '10 Volker Pernice Structure-induced correlations in networks of spiking neurons PhD-Seminar
Jul. 8, '10 FENS-Meeting    
Jul. 15, '10 Sarah Jarvis The contribution of inhomogeneities to network dynamics and stability PhD-Seminar
Jul. 22, '10      
Jul. 29, '10 CNS-Meeting    
Aug. 5, '10 ACCN    
Aug. 12, '10 ACCN    
Aug. 19, '10 ACCN    
Aug. 26, '10 ACCN    
September summer break

 

Schedule for the academic year 2008/2009: 

Date Speaker Title framework
Oct. 17, '08 Thomas Wachtler A model for learning view-invariant representations in the perception-action loop Bernstein-Seminar
Oct. 23, '08 Alexander Hanuschkin Generation of Complex Sequences by the Propagation of Synchronous Activity PhD-Seminar
Oct. 30, '08 Jannis Vlachos The neural circuitry of fear extinction PhD-Seminar
Nov. 6, '08 Andrew Jackson Plasticity at the Brain-Machine Interface Bernstein-Seminar
Nov. 13, '08 Man Yi Yim An inhibitory network model of the striatum PhD-Seminar
Nov. 20, '08 Susanne Kunkel The Role of Heterosynaptic Plasticity in Stimulus-Driven Structure Formation in Cortical Networks PhD-Seminar
Nov. 27, '08 Stefano Cardanobile Interacting point processes and neuronal modeling Postdoc-Seminar
Dec. 4, '08 Samora Okujeni Regulation of neuronal morphology, connectivity statistics and activity dynamics in developing cortical networks PhD-Seminar
Dec. 11, '08 Claus Hilgetag Squaring the circle: Relationships between layout, topology and dynamics of large-scale neural networks Bernstein-Seminar
Dec. 18, '08 Imke Reimer Higher-order correlations of spike activity in rat visual cortex PhD-Seminar
Jan. 8, '09 free slot    
Jan. 15, '09 Andreas Nieder Neuronal representation of quantitative information in primates Bernstein-Seminar
Jan. 22, '09 Eva Neitzel cancelled PhD-Seminar
Jan. 29, '09 Walter Senn Learning in populations of spiking neurons: how to find strength in numbers Bernstein-Seminar
Feb. 5, '09 Sébastien Roux Single-neuron and LFP responses in rat visual cortex to different types of visual stimulation Postdoc-Seminar

Feb. 6, '09 14:00 h!!

Eva Neitzel The influence of forward learning on the backward movements in visuomotor transformation learning PhD-Seminar
Feb. 12, '09 Ole Paulsen Control of spike timing and spike timing-dependent plasticity during network oscillations Bernstein-Seminar
Feb. 19, '09 Anja Nörenberg Non-uniform cable properties determine propagation and integration of synaptic signals in fast-spiking basket cells PhD-Seminar
Feb. 26, '09 Tomislav Milekovic Error related neuronal responses in human electrocorigography PhD-Seminar
Mar. 5, '09 Xiang Liao Dual Learning of Myoelectric-Controlled Interfaces PhD-Seminar
Mar. 12, '09 Onur Güntürkün Knowing Yourself and Other Stories on the Parallel Evolution of Comparable Minds Bernstein-Seminar
Mar. 19, '09 Sarah Jarvis Aiming for stable instability: identifying criteria for bursting in network topology PhD-Seminar
Mar. 26, '09 NWG-meeting Göttingen    
Apr. 2, '09 Ulrich Froriep On the integration of parahippocampal structures in temporal lobe epilepsy PhD-Seminar
Apr. 9, '09 Razvan Florian Learning in spiking neural networks Bernstein-Seminar
Apr. 16, '09 Jiri Hammer Towards control of EEG BCI via motor cortical potentials PhD-Seminar
Apr. 23, '09 Benjamin Lindner Fluctuations in neural systems Bernstein-Seminar
Apr. 30, '09      
May 7, '09 Hinnerk Feldwisch Prediction of epileptic seizures by analyzing abnormal synchronization in cortical networks PhD-Seminar
May 14, '09 Amos Arieli Decision-Making Motivations Revealed through Eye Movements Bernstein-Seminar
May 20, '09 Eberhard E. Fetz Applications of implantable recurrent brain-computer interfaces Bernstein-Seminar
May 21, '09 Ascension Day    
May 28, '09 BCCN German-Japan workshop    
Jun. 4, '09 Pentecost Holiday    
Jun. 10, '09 Christer Nordstedt The treatment of CNS disorders in the future Bernstein-Seminar
Jun. 11, '09 Feast of Corpus Christi    
Jun. 16, '09 Volker Pernice Influence of synaptic connectivity patterns on neuronal network dynamics PhD-Seminar
Jun. 25, '09 Susanne Schreiber Mechanisms of reliable spike timing in response to rhythmic stimuli Bernstein-Seminar
Jul. 2, '09 Filip Ponulak Interaction of hetero- and homosynaptic plasticity as a neural mechanism for supervised learning in the brain - a hypothesis Postdoc-Seminar
Jul. 9, '09 Patrick Ruther MEMS-based neural interfaces with multiple functionality for intracortical application Bernstein-Seminar
Jul. 16, '09 Yearly Hut Retreat    
Jul. 23, '09 CNS-Meeting Berlin    
Jul. 30, '09 Anke Wörz The big cell line-up - Guidance of cells by means of micro-patterned polymerfilms PhD-Seminar
Aug. 6, '09 ACCN    
Aug. 13, '09 ACCN    
Aug. 20, '09 ACCN    
Aug. 27, '09 ACCN    
Sep. 3, '09 Ferran Galán Online hand movement direction decoding in humans  Postdoc-Seminar
Sep. 10, '09 Benjamin Staude Inferring higher-order correlations in non-stationary neuronal populations Postdoc-Seminar
Sep. 17, '09 Fatihcan Atay Synchronization and Emergence Bernstein-Seminar
Sep. 24, '09 Dmitry Kobak Learning and generalization of visuomotor rotations in 3D  PhD-Seminar

 

Schedule for the academic year 2007/2008:

Date Name of Presenter Title of Presentation
Oct. 4, 07 Samora Okujeni Interaction of biological and computational neuronal networks in a hybrid circuit  -
Controlling network dynamics in Biological neuronal networks
Oct. 9, 07, exceptionally in the Tuesday seminar, Schaenzlestr., 05.070 Sebastien Roux Layered organization of single neuron RF properties in rat V1
Oct. 18, 07 Ulrich Froriep A possible role for the entorhinal cortex in mesial temporal lobe epilepsy
Oct. 25, 07 Eva Neitzel Motor control of human arm movements
Oct. 30, 07, Tuesday, 9:15 at Schaenzlestr. 1, 5th floor! Tomislav Milekovic A brain-machine interface for reaching and grasping based on intracranially implanted electrodes in humans
Nov. 8, 07 free slot  
Nov. 15, 07 free slot  
Nov. 22, 07 Sarah Jarvis NEURO-Towards the Neuronal Machines
Nov. 29, 07  free slot  
Dec. 6, 07, exceptionally at 11:00!! Tayfun Gürel Structure-function relationships of neuronal networks
Dec. 11, 07 exceptional double slot on Tuesday at Schaenzlestr! Wiebke Potjans

Tobias Potjans
Functional Plasticity in neural networks
FACETS - Fast Analog Computing with Emergent Transient States
Dec. 13, 07 Alberto Capurro Multi-channel correlations and high frequency components in EEG recordings from rat kindling and kainate models of temporal lobe epilepsy
Dec. 20, 07 Anke Wörz Adhesion of neuronal cells on micropatterned multi-electrode arrays
Jan. 10, 08, moved to February 19 Janina Kowalski Experimentally induced granule cell dispersion as a model for pathological neuronal network dynamics
Jan. 17, 08 Steffen Kandler Activity dynamics in defined neuronal networks on micro-patterned substrates
Jan. 24, 08 Tobias Pistohl A brain-machine interface for reaching and grasping based on intracranially implanted electrodes in humans
Jan 31, 08 Anja Nörenberg Cellular and synaptic mechanisms of hippocampal interneuron network dynamics
Feb. 07, 08 Xiang Liao A neuroprosthesis for re-establishment of the motor function of paralyzed patients
Feb. 14, 08 free slot  
Feb. 19, 08, 9:15, exceptionally in the Tuesday Seminar at Schaenzlestr. 1, 5th floor! Janina Kowalski Experimentally induced granule cell dispersion as a model for pathological neuronal network dynamics
Feb. 21, 08 Moritz Helias Structural Plasticity in cortical networks
Feb. 28, 08 open slot  
Mar. 06, 08 Ralph Meier FIND
Mar 13, 08 open slot  
Mar. 20, 08 open slot  
Mar. 27, 08 Oliver Weihberger Interaction of biological and computational neuronal networks in a hybrid circuit
Apr. 03, 08 open slot  
Apr. 10, 08 open slot  
Apr. 17, 08 open slot  
Apr. 24, 08 Hinnerk Feldwisch Prediction of epileptic seizures by modeling and analyzing abnormal synchronization in cortical networks
May 8, 08 Chloe Huetz Discriminating sounds from human electrocorticograms
May 15, 08 PFINGSTFERIEN no talk
May 22, 08 FRONLEICHNAM no talk
May 29, 08 open slot  
June 5, 08 Filip Ponulak Feedback versus feed-forward movement control with spiking neural networks
June 12, 08 open slot  
June 19, 08 Dmitry Kobak Visuomotor learning in 3D
June 26, 08 open slot  
July 3, 08 Aertsen et al.


Feedback from the advisory board and our consequences

July 10, 08 Michael Jachan Non-parametric directed transfer function and its application to tremor time seriesy
July 17, 08 FENS no talk
July 24, 08 CNS no talk
     


Schedule for the academic year 2006/2007:

Date Name of Presenter Title of Presentation
Oct. 26, 06

 

Alberto Capurro Towards controlling pathological network dynamics – Terminating ictal epileptic activity by electrical stimulation of the epileptic focus
Nov. 9, 06 Tom Tetzlaff Correlations between filtered spike-signals
Nov. 16, 06 Ute Häussler Origin and propagation of epileptic spikes in a model for temporal lobe epilepsy in mice
Nov. 30, 06 Birgit Kriener Dynamics of neural networks
Nov. 30, 06, 14:15!! Anke Wörz Adhesion of neuronal cells on micropatterned multi-electrode arrays
Dec. 7, 06 Tayfun Gürel Structure-function relationships of neuronal networks
Dec. 14, 06 Janina Kowalski Experimentally induced granule cell dispersion as a model for pathological neuronal network dynamics
Dec. 21, 06, 14:15! Anja Nörenberg Cellular and synaptic mechanisms of hippocampal interneuron network dynamics
Jan 9, 07 (Tuesday! Exceptionary location: Schaenzlestr., 5th floor!) Wiebke Potjans
and
Tobias Potjans
Functional Plasticity in neural networks
and
FACETS
Jan. 25, 07 Jarno Mikkonen From neurons to biocomputing elements
Feb. 8, 07 Tobias Pistohl A brain-machine interface for reaching and grasping based on intracranially implanted electrodes in humans
Feb. 15, 07 Moritz Helias Structural Plasticity in cortical networks
Feb 22, 07 Steffen Kandler Activity dynamics in defined neuronal networks on micro-patterned substrates
Mar. 1, 07 Nicole Voges Statistical analyses of cortical networks with long-range patchy connections
Mar. 15, 07 Oliver Weihberger Interaction of biological and computational neuronal networks in a hybrid circuit
Mar. 19, 07, 11:15 a.m.!! Hinnerk Feldwisch Prediction of epileptic seizures by modelling and analyzing abnormal synchronization in cortical networks
Mar. 22, 07 Ralph Meier SpikeTools
Apr. 19, 07 Sven Schrader Hiding and finding feed-forward structure in random networks
May 24, 07 Jörn Rickert Title to be announced
postponed to next academic year Sebastien Roux Title to be announced
postponed to next academic year Eva-Maria Neitzel Motor control of human arm movements
postponed to next academic year Daniel Braun A neuronal model of adaptive motor control
postponed to next academic year Tomislav Milekovic Title to be announced

 

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