Presentations in 2013
|12/12/13||Silvia Ardila Jiménez||Functional Coupling from Simple to Complex Cells in the Visually Driven Cortical Circuit
Yu & Ferster (2013) J Neurosci
|05/12/13||Caroline Copeland||Deep Cortical Layers Are Activated Directly by Thalamus
Constantinople & Bruno (2013) Science
|28/11/13||Susanna Mitolo||Specific Impairment of “What-Where-When” Episodic-Like Memory in Experimental Models of Temporal Lobe Epilepsy
Inostroza et al (2013) J Neurosci
|21/11/13||Matthew TC Brown||Cortical interneurons that specialize in disinhibitory control
Pi et al, Kepecs (2013) Nature
|14/11/13||Oshiorenoya Agabi||Linear transformation of thalamocortical input by intracortical excitation.
Li, Ibrahim, Liu, Zhang & Tao (2013) Nat Neurosci.
|7/11/13||Joseph Sollini||Local inhibition modulates learning-dependent song encoding in the songbird auditory cortex
Thompson, Jeanne and Gentner (2012) J Neurophys
Amanda J Foust (University Paris Descartes, Paris)
|Insights into action potential generation, fidelity, and plasticity gained through high signal-to-noise ratio voltage imaging|
|24/10/13||Simon Schultz||Encoded multisite two-photon microscopy
Ducros et al (2013) PNAS
|10/10/13||Romain Cazé||The Orbitofrontal Cortex as Part of a Hierarchical Neural System Mediating Choice between Two Good Options
Keiflin et al (2013) J Neurosci
|3/10/13||Kit Cheung||Short-Term Plasticity Explains Irregular Persistent Activity in Working Memory Tasks
Hansel & Mato (2013) J Neurosci
|26/09/13||Luca Annecchino||Tracing Inputs to Inhibitory or Excitatory Neurons of Mouse and Cat Visual Cortex with a Targeted Rabies Virus
Liu et al (2013) Curr Biol
|12/09/13||Alex Morris||ReaChR: a red-shifted variant of channelrhodopsin enables deep transcranial optogenetic excitation
Lin et al (2013) Nat Neurosci
|05/09/13||Alexandra Berditchevskaia||In Vivo Two-Photon Ca2+ Imaging Reveals Selective Reward Effects on Stimulus-Specific Assemblies in Mouse Visual Cortex
Goltstein et al (2013) J Neurosci
|29/08/13||Caroline Golden||Responses of pulvinar neurons reflect a subject's confidence in visual categorization
Komura et al. (2013) Nat Neurosci
|22/08/13||Jiaying Feng||Orientation-selective Responses in the Mouse Lateral Geniculate Nucleus
Zhao et al (2013) J Neurosci
|15/08/13||Tomaso Muzzu||Spillover-Mediated Feedforward Inhibition Functionally Segregates Interneuron Activity
Coddington, Rudolph, Vande Lune, Overstreet-Wadiche & Wadiche (2013) Neuron
|8/08/13||Silvia Ardila Jiminez||Attention enhances synaptic efficacy and the signal-to-noise ratio in neural circuits Briggs, Mangun & Usrey (2013) Nature|
|1/08/13||MTC Brown||Creating a False Memory in the Hippocampus
Raimerez et al (2013) Science 26 July:
|25/07/13||Joseph Sollini||Analogues of simple and complex cells in rhesus monkey auditory cortex
Tian , Kuśmierek & Rauschecker (2013) 110(19):7892-7897
Dr Colin Akerman (Oxford)
|**Location: RSM 2.28**
Title: Studying ionic plasticity at inhibitory synapses in the brain
|04/07/13||Osh Agabi||Emergence of Orientation Selectivity in the Mammalian Visual Pathway
Scholl, Tan,Corey,Priebe (2013) J Neurosci
|27/06/13||Sarah Jarvis||Neural coding during active somatosensation revealed using illusory touch
O'Connor, et al., Svoboda (2013) Nature Neuroscience, doi:10.1038/nn.3419
Eftychios Pnevmatikakis (Columbia)
|Robust learning of low-dimensional dynamics from large neural ensembles|
|13/06/13||Susanne Mitolo||Application of an optogenetic byway for perturbing neuronal activity via glial photostimulation
Sasaki, Beppu, Tanaka, Fukazawa, Shigemo to, Matsui (2012) PNAS
|06/06/ 13||Romain Cazé||Dendritic coding of multiple sensory inputs in single cortical neurons in vivo
Varga, Jia, Sakmann, Konnerth (2011) PNAS
|30/05/13||Toby Petty||Imaging of Mitochondrial and Non-Mi tochondrial Responses in Cultured Rat Hippocampal Neurons Exposed to Micromolar Concentrations of TMRM
Monteith et al (2013) PLoS One
|23/05/13||Tomaso Muzzu||The Long-term Structural Plasticity of Cerebellar Parallel Fiber Axons and Its Modulation by Motor Learning
Carillo et al (2013) J Neuroscience
|16/05/13||Susu Chen||Sublin ear integration underlies binocular processing in primary visual cortex
Longordo, To, Ikeda & Stuart (2013) Nat Neurosci
|09/05/13||Luca Annecchino||Cortico-cortical projections in mouse visual cortex are functionally target specific
Glickfeld, Andermann, Bonin & Reid (2013) Nat Neurosci
|25/04/13||Toby Petty||Glutamate decreases mitochondrial size and movement in primary forebrain neurons.
Rintoul et al. (2003) J Neurosci
|18/04/13||Kit Cheung||Inhibitory Interneurons Decorrelate Excitatory Cells to Drive Sparse Code Formation in a Spiking Model of V1
King, Zylberberg & DeWeese (2013) J Neurosci
|11/04/13||Caroline Golden||Slow integration leads to persistent action potential
firing in distal axons of coupled interneurons
Sheffield et al (2011) Nat Neurosci.
|04/04/13||Jiaying Tang||Diverse Visual Features Encoded in Mouse Lateral Geniculate Nucleus
Piscopo et al. (2013) J Neurosci.
Location: Royal School of Mines, Rm 3.03 (Bagrit Seminar Room)
|14/03/13||Alex Morris||Unique functional properties of somatostatin-expressing GABAergic neurons in mouse barrel cortex
Gentet et al. (2012) Nat Neuro
|7/03/13||Silvia Ardila Jimenez||Gating of Sensory Input by Spontaneous Cortical Activity
Luczak, Bartho & Harris (2013) J Neurosci.
|Reversible online control of habitual behavior by optogenetic perturbation of medial prefrontal cortex.
Smith, Virkud, Deisseroth & Graybiel (2012) PNAS
|14/02/13||Matthew TC Brown||Concurrent activation of striatal direct and indirect pathways during action initiation
Cui et al (2013) Nature
|05/02/13||Sarah Jarvis||Joint journal club with Gatsby
Principles governing the operation of synaptic inhibition in dendrites.
Gidon and Segev (2012) Neuron
|31/01/13||Susanna Mitolo||"Sensorimotor mismatch signals in primary visual cortex
of the behaving mouse"
Keller, Bonhoeffer and Hübener (2012) Neuron
|24/01/13||Sarah Jarvis||In-house seminar: "Structural heterogeneities in neuronal networks:
their role in the emergence of stable, separable dynamics"
|17/01/13||Oshiorenoya Agabi||**location moved t o RSM4.01**
A Continuous Semantic Space Descr ibes the Representation of Thousands of Object and Action Categories across the Human Brain
A Huth, S Nishimoto, A Vu & J Gallant, Neuron, Dec 2012
June 28, 2012
Gating and control of primary visual cortex by pulvinar
G Purushothaman, R Marion, K Li & V Casagrande, Nature Neurosci., June 2012.
June 12 (at 2pm, joint meeting with Gatsby at UCL)
Clonally related visual cortical neurons show similar stimulus feature selectivity
Y Li et al., Nature, June 2012.
Preferential electrical coupling regulates neocortical lineage-dependent microcircuit assembly
Y Yu et al., Nature, June 2012.
Evaluation of Target Search Efficiency for Neurons with Balanced Arborization During Developmental Growth
Control of timing, rate and bursts of hippocampal place cells by dendritic and somatic inhibition
S Royer, B Zemelman, A Losonczy, J Kim, F Chance, J Magee & G Buzsáki, Nat. Neurosci., Mar. 2012.
Combining sensory input, prior experience, and symbolic cues in an iterative Bayesian framework
Deliberation in the Motor System: Reflex Gains Track Evolving Evidence Leading to a Decision
L Selen, M Shadlen and D Wolpert, J. Neurosci., Feb. 2012.
May 10 (joint meeting with Gatsby, at RSM G38)
Activity recall in a visual cortical ensemble
S Xu, W Jiang, M Poo & Y Dan, Nature Neurosci., Mar. 2012.
Effects of Long-Term Visual Experience on Respons es of Distinct Classes of Single Units in Inferior Temporal Cortex
L Woloszyn and D Sheinberg, Neuron, Apr. 2012.
Predicting functional connectivity in primary visual cortex
Apr. 17 (at 2pm, joint meeting with Gatsby at UCL)
The Geometric Structure of the Brain Fiber Pathways
VJ Wedeen et al., Science, Mar. 2012
Ap r. 12
Temporal En coding of Spatial Information during Act ive Visual Fixation
Kuang X, Poletti M, Victor JD, Rucci M, Curr. Biol. Mar. 2012.
Generation of a Synthetic Memory Trace
A Garner, D Rowland, S Hwang, K Baumgaertel, B. Roth, C Kentros, M. Mayford, Science, Mar. 2012.
Optogenetic stimulation of a hippocampal engram activates fear memory recall
X Liu, S Ramirez, P Pang, C Puryear, A Govindarajan, K Deisseroth & S Tonegawa, Nature, Mar. 2012.
Acute Cannabinoids Impair Working Memory through Astroglial CB1 Receptor Modulation of Hippocampal LTD
J. Han et al., Cell, Mar. 2012
Mar. 15 (joint meeting with Gatsby, at RSM 3.01D)
Spike sorting for large dense arrays
Feb. 16 (at 11am, joint meeting with Gatsby at UCL)
Conditional modulation of spike-timing-dependent plasticity for olfactory learning
Stijn Cassenaer & Gilles Laurent, Nature, Feb. 2012.
Isabel Delgado Ruz
In vivo conditions influence the coding of stimulus features by bursts of action potentials
OA Akerberg and M Chacron, J. Comp. Neurosci. 2011.
Identification of an Inhibitory Circuit that Regulates Cerebellar Golgi Cell Activity
C Hull, W Regehr, Neuron, Jan. 2012
Jan. 26 (we begin at 10:15)
Why Do Axons Differ in Caliber?
J Perge, J Niven, E Mugnaini, V Balasubramanian, P Sterling, J. Neurosci. Jan 2012.
Jan. 19 (at RSM 1.47, joint meeting with Gatsby)
Neural correlates of reliability-based cue weighting during multisensory integration
C Fetsch, A Pouget, G DeAngelis & D. Angelaki, Nat. Neurosci. Jan. 2012
A disinhibitory microcircuit for associative fear learning in the auditory cortex
J Letzkus,S Wolff, E Meyer, P T ovote, J Courtin, C Herry & A Lüthi, Nature Dec. 2011.
Theta-paced flickering between place-cell maps in the hippocampus
K Jezek, E Henriksen, A Treves, E Moser, M Moser, Nature Oct. 2011.
Functional organization and population dynamics in the mouse primary auditory cortex
G Rothschild, I Nelken, A Mizrahi, Nature Neuroscience 2010
Inhibitory Plasticity Balances Excitation and Inhibition in Sensory Pathways and Memory Networks
T Vogels, H Sprekeler, F Zenke, C Clopath, W Gerstner, Science 2011.
Presynaptic Gating of Postsynaptically Expressed Plasticity at Mature Thalamocortical Synapses
Blundon J, Bayazitov I, Zakharenko S, Journal of Neuroscience, Nov. 2011.
Nov. 22 (at 2pm, joint meeting with Gatsby at UCL)
SfN posters presentation:
Elena Phoka - Modification of spontaneous neocortical laminar dynamics by sensory stimulation
Nir Grossman - Talking to cells with light: MicroLEDs for two dimensional retinal prosthesis and optogenetic applications
Michael Okun - Similarity of spontaneous and sensory evoked activity does not imply Bayesian inference in cortex>
Inhibitory control of responsiveness in primary visual cortex
Oct. 25 (at 2pm, RSM 4.01, joint meeting with Gatsby)
Grid cells generate an analog error-correcting code for singularly precise neural computation
Sreenivasan S and Fiete I, Nature Neurosci., Oct. 2011
Microcircuits of functionally identified neurons in the rat medial entorhinal cortex
Burgalossi A, Herfst L, von Heimendahl M, Förste H, Haskic K, Schmidt M, Brecht M, Neuron, May 2011.
Scale-free statistics of neuronal assemblies predict learning performance
July 19 (RSM 3.03)
July 12 (2pm, joint meeting with Gatsby, at UCL)
Inhibitory Stabilization of the Cortical Network Underlies Visual Surround Suppression
H. Ozeki, I. Finn, E. Schaffer, K. Miller, D.Ferster, Neuron, May 2009.
July 5 (RSM 3.03)
Normalization for Sparse Encoding of Odors by a Wide-Field Interneuron
M Papadopoulou, S Cassenaer, T Nowotny, G Laurent, Science, May 2011.
Role of feedforward geniculate inputs in the generation of orientation selectivity in the cat's primary visual cortex
S Viswanathan, J Jayakumar, T Vidyasagar, Journal of Physiology, May 2011.
Isabel Delgado Ruz
A normalization model of multisensory integration
T Ohshiro, D Angelaki, G DeAngelis, Nature Neurosci., May 2011
June 7 (at 2pm, RSM 2.28, joint meeting with Gatsby unit)
Review of the collected literature findings on retinotopy and its implications on top-down and bottom-up attentional guidance
Dense Inhibitory Connectivity in Neocortex
E. Fino and R. Yuste, Neuron, March 2011.
May 27 (at 10:30, RSM 2.28)
The sampling hypothesis: neural variability and statistical inference in the cortex
Three-Dimensional Reconstruction of Brain-wide Wiring Networks in Drosophila at Single-Cell Resolution
AS Chiang, et al., Current Biology, Jan. 2011
Apr. 19 (at 14:00, RSM 4.01)
Driven by vision: the enigma of antennal mechanoreception in flight control of hawkmoths
Causal Inference in Perception
Apr. 5 (2pm, joint meeting with Gatsby, at UCL)
A neural circuit mechanism integrating motivational state with memory expression in Drosophila
MJ Krashes, et al., S Waddell, Cell 2009.
Extracurricular meeting: Apr. 4 (10:00am, 744 Huxley bldg.)
What can a neuron do for its brain? Communicate selectivity with spikes
Sleep in Drosophila
V1 as a bottom-up saliency map, theory and experiment
Experience-Induced Neural Circuits That Achieve High Capacity
V. Feldman, L. Valiant, Neural Computation, Sept. 2009.
Structure in neuronal noise: the functional role of spontaneous brain activity
Slow integration leads to persistent action potential firing in distal axons of coupled interneurons
MEJ Sheffield et al. & N Spruston, Nat. Neurosci., Dec. 2010
Jan. 25 (at 14:00, RSM G35, joint meeting with Gatsby unit)
Ephaptic coupling of cortical neurons
CA Anastassiou, R Perin, H Markram, C Koch, Nat. Neurosci. 2011
Agabi E. Oshiorenoya
A model of peripheral nervous system i n vitro: aspects of communication and computation
Postmitotic Notch signaling regulates axon targeting and robustness of neuronal connectivity
Jan. 14 (15:30, at Caro seminar room = RSM 4.01)
Chaos control and plasticity in neuronal networks with ongoing activity
Visual Function in Mice with Photoreceptor Degeneration and Transgenic Expression of Channelrhodopsin 2 in Ganglion Cells,
Thyagarajan et al., Journal of Neuroscience, June 30, 2010, 30(26):8745-8758
A review of several papers on cortical state and attention (at Gatsby Unit)
High-performance genetically targetable optical neural silencing by light-driven proton pumps,
Chow et al., Nature 463, 98-102 (7 January 2010)
Poster presentation (practice for SfN) on identifying location and morphology of neurons from MEA
Oct. 5 (RSM 1.47)
Vincenzo Crunelli (Cardiff).
Thalamic oscillations, sleep, and absence epilepsy
Prefrontal acetylcholine release controls cue detection on multiple timescales,
Parikh et al., Neuron. 2007 Oct 4;56(1):141-54.
Aurel Lazar (Columbia).
System Identification of Drosophila Olfactory Sensory Neurons.
Optimally Interacting Minds
Bahrami et al, Science. Aug 2010; 329(5995):1081-1085
Two-photon calcium imaging from head-fixed Drosophila during optomotor walking behavior.
Seelig et al., Nat Methods. 2010 Jul;7(7):535-40
Walking Modulates Speed Sensitivity in Drosophila Motion Vision.
Chiappe et al., Curr Biol. 2010 Jul 21
Carlos Ribeiro (Gulbenkian Institute, Portugal)
Nutritional value-based decisions in Drosophila
Chronic cellular imaging of mouse visual cortex during operant behavior and passive viewing
Andermann et al., Front. Cell. Neurosci. 4:3, March 2010