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Rachel Patzer - Epidemiology & Population Health

This talk will discuss the principles of epidemiologic thinking and a foundation for population health sciences. Basic epidemiologic concepts including how best to answer a scientific question,…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 2 Months ago 1 views 0  

Oded Green - Scalable Graph Analytics on GPU Accelerators

Sparse data computations are ubiquitous in science and engineering. Two widely used applications requiring sparse data computations are graph algorithms and linear algebra operations such as Sparse…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 2 Months ago 3 views 0  

James L. McClelland - Integrating New Knowledge into a Neural Network without Catastrophic Interference: Computational and Theoretical Investigations in a Hierarchically Structured Environment

According to complementary learning systems theory, integrating new memories into a multi-layer neural network without interfering with what is already known depends on interleaving presentation of…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 2 Months ago 6 views 0  

Na Ji - Imaging the brain at high spatiotemporal resolution

Physics has long employed optical methods to probe and manipulate matter on scales from the infinitesimal to the immense. To understand the brain, we need to monitor physiological processes of single…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 3 Months ago 4 views 0  

Carlos Brody - Neural Circuit Mechanisms Underlying Cognition in Rats

I will describe studies of the neural bases of cognitive processes. Rodents, mostly rats, are trained to perform behaviors that lend themselves to quantitative modeling that can help identify and…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 4 Months ago 12 views 0  

John Serences - Simultaneous Representation of Sensory and Mnemonic Information in Human Visual Cortex

Navigating through complex environments requires keeping relevant information in mind, or in working memory, while simultaneously processing new sensory inputs. For example, when frantically looking…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 4 Months ago 10 views 0  

Mark Goldman - Microcircuits for Short-term Memory Storage, Motor Control, and Neural Integration

A major goal in neuroscience is to determine the neural circuit dynamics and plasticity underlying behavior. In the first half of the talk, I will discuss our efforts to dissect the cellular and…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 5 Months ago 13 views 0  

Cao (Danica) Xiao - Deep Learning for Healthcare: Opportunities, Innovations, and Challenges

The massive generation and collection of digitized health data, e.g. electronic health records (EHRs), along with these notable, longstanding healthcare deficiencies including diagnostic errors and…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 5 Months ago 66 views 0  

Nelson Spruston - Deconstructing Memory Circuits at Cell Type-specific Resolution

Nelson Spruston studies the hippocampus, with an emphasis on uncovering the diversity and complexity of cells and synapses that allow this brain structure to contribute to memory-guided behavior,…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 5 Months ago 36 views 0  

Howard Kushner - The Emergence of Kawasaki Disease in India: Why History (of Medicine) Matters

Dr. Howard Kushner is the Nat C. Robertson Distinguished Professor of Science and Society at Emory University. An historian of medicine, Kushner holds a joint appointment in the Graduate Institute of…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 7 Months ago 2 views 0  

Brent Doiron - New Cortex. Who dis(inhibition)?

My general research program seeks to identify how single neurons and networks of neurons code information about relevant inputs. Using a combination of nonlinear systems theory, stochastic…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 7 Months ago 25 views 0  

Michael Mitzenmacher - Bloom Filters, Cuckoo Hashing, Cuckoo Filters, Adaptive Cuckoo Filters, and Learned Bloom Filters

I will go over some of my past and present work on hashing-based data structures. After presenting some background on Bloom filters and cuckoo hashing, we will describe cuckoo filters, an efficient…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 7 Months ago 38 views 0  

Jordan Hamm - Distinct Neuronal Ensembles Encode Sensory Stimulus Context in the Neocortex

The Hamm lab conducts basic research on cortical microcircuitry with paradigms and approaches designed to provide deeper insight into neuropsychiatric disease. Sensory processing abnormalities in…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 7 Months ago 13 views 0  

Vivek Jayaraman - What the Fly Can Tell Us about the Neural Basis of Navigation

Our goal is to establish causal links between the dynamics of neural circuits and the behavioral decisions that an animal continuously makes as it navigates a multi-sensory world. Our focus is on…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 7 Months ago 20 views 0