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Thomas D. Jones - Sky Walking: An Astronaut's Journey

After graduating from the USAF Academy, Thomas David Jones served on active duty as an Air Force officer for 6 years. After pilot training in Oklahoma, he flew strategic bombers at Carswell Air…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on January 21st, 2020 0 plays 0  

Alberto Stolfi - Evolution and Development of a Minimal Nervous System in our Closest Invertebrate Relatives

Animal behavior depends both on the intrinsic properties of individual neurons and how these neurons connect to and modulate one another. A major focus of modern neuroscience is to dissect behavior…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 6th, 2019 5 plays 0  

Maryam Shanechi - Neural Decoding and Control of Multiscale Brain Networks: From Motor to Mood

In this talk, I first discuss our recent work on modeling, decoding, and controlling multisite human brain activity underlying mood states. I present a multiscale dynamical modeling framework that…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on November 25th, 2019 16 plays 0  

Michael Stryker - Two Forms of Plasticity in Adult Visual Cortex

Michael Stryker's laboratory studies the development and plasticity of the central visual system. Most of his laboratory's effort focuses on the role of neural activity in the primary…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on November 22nd, 2019 11 plays 0  

Where Brain, Machine, and Mind Collide - Intelligent Interactions with the Brain (I2B) - Day 1

Karen Rommelfanger: No longer unthinkable: Neuroethics questions for the 21st century neuroscientist Ranu Jung: The Bioethics of Implantable Biohybrid Systems Aaron Batista: Neuroethics and the…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on November 18th, 2019 11 plays 0  

Nigel Pedersen - Epilepsy – Beyond the Local Network

While human research has emphasized the large-scale network disruptions in the epilepsies and their co-morbidities, basic science has typically focused on local networks. In rodents, more general…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on November 12th, 2019 4 plays 0  

Kristen Fichthorn - Shape-Selective Growth of Nanoscale Materials: Insights From Multi-Scale Theory and Simulation

Metal nanocrystals have gained tremendous attention due to their superior performance in various applications, ranging from selective catalysis to electronic devices to plasmonic applications, such…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on October 29th, 2019 6 plays 0  

Ashlee F. Versypt - Multiscale Modeling of Tissues, Treatments, & Toxicology

The Systems Biomedicine and Pharmaceutics research lab at Oklahoma State University led by Dr. Ford Versypt focuses on developing and utilizing multiscale systems engineering approaches including…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on October 25th, 2019 2 plays 0  

Aubrey Kelly - Evolutionarily Conserved Mechanisms of Sociality

There is an extraordinary amount of variation in social behavior within and across species. However, when phenotypic convergence in behavior (e.g., sociality) is observed, it begs the question as to…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on October 17th, 2019 8 plays 0  

Michael Borich - Perturbation-imaging Approaches to Study Functional Contributions of Cortical Activity to Human Movement

The ability to learn and produce skilled movements is required for humans to successfully engage with each other and their environment. A principal role of the brain is to guide current, and plan…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on October 14th, 2019 4 plays 0  

Steven A. Sloan - Using Human Brain Organoids to Unveil Neuron-Glial Interactions During Development

Glia are the most abundant cell types in the mammalian nervous system. They are integral to normal brain physiology, yet we still understand very little about what functions they perform, how they…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on October 14th, 2019 12 plays 0  

Nancy Kanwisher - Functional Imaging of the Human Brain: A Window into the Architecture of the Mind

The last 20 years of brain imaging research has revealed the functional organization of the human brain in glorious detail, including dozens of cortical regions each of which is specifically engaged…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on October 14th, 2019 7 plays 0  

Valerie J. Kuck - Why Are There So Few Female Faculty Members in Several STEM Fields? What Needs to Be Done?

Since 2009 women have received a majority of the doctoral degrees granted by U.S. institutions.In several scientific fields women have made great strides, whereas in a number of STEM areas the…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on September 19th, 2019 7 plays 0  

Abigail Person - Neural Mechanisms of Movement Precision

How the brain makes movements fast, smooth and accurate has remained a mystery. In this talk I will discuss our studies identifying predictive, adaptively scaled activity in a cerebellar output…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on September 18th, 2019 13 plays 0  

Christaan Richter - World’s First Commercial CO2 to Methanol Plant

The George Olah CO2 to methanol plant, commissioned in April 2012, currently produces ~ 5 million liters/year renewable methanol and capture and convert up to ~ 5600 ton CO2/year [Lim 2016, Nature,…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on September 4th, 2019 4 plays 0