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Christos Padaimitriou - Towards Biologically Plausible Intelligence

There is no doubt that cognition and intelligence are the results of neural activity - but how, exactly? How do molecules, neurons, and synapses give rise to reasoning, language, plans, stories, art,…

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Marina Bedny - The role of cortical pluripotency in human cognition

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Jeffrey Markowitz - Dopamine specifies the statistics of spontaneous behavior

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John Tuthill - Neural Mechanisms of Limb Proprioception in the fruit fly (Drosophila)

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Fikri Birey - In vitro Modeling of Human Cortical Assembly in Health and Disease

Assembly of inhibitory and excitatory neurons into networks represents a critical period in the development of the cerebral cortex during which early principles of circuit formation and function are…

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Santosh Vempala - Emergent Computation and Learning from Assemblies of Neurons

Despite breathtaking advances in ML, and in our understanding of the brain at the level of neurons, synapses, and neural circuits, we lack a satisfactory explanation for the brain's performance…

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Takaki Komiyama - Motor Cortex Circuits for Movement Control and Learning

Animals constantly modify their behavior through experience. Flexible behavior is key to our ability to adapt to the ever-changing environment. My laboratory is interested in studying the activity of…

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Taylor Sloop - Porosity Allows for Tuning of Dynamic Tensile Failure

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Michelle Quizon - Treating Type 1 Diabetes: Delivery of Cells in Gels

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Abigail Paulson - Rhythms to the Rescue: Sensory flicker as a potential therapeutic for Alzheimer’s disease

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Jonathan Gosyne - Going Off Road- Moving in Sand, Snow, Mud

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Zeou Dou - Selective Ion Separation for Sustainable Agriculture

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Ashley Alva - Tracking Immune Cells with Ultrasound for Diagnosis of Cancer

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Michelle J. Johnson - Feasibility and acceptability of using affordable robots for persons with motor and/or cognitive impairments in low-resource settings

Robots in Medicine are here to stay. While their use in medicine and rehabilitation is increasing in high income countries, there is still a need to find ways to extend their utility to more diverse…

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Douglas Weber - Neural prostheses for restoring sensory and motor functions

Significant advances in materials and microelectronics over the last decade have enabled clinically relevant neurotechnologies that measure and regulate neural activity in the brain, spinal cord, and…

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Mark Churchland - From Spikes to Factors: Understanding Large-scale Neural Computations

It is widely accepted that human cognition is the product of spiking neurons. Yet even for basic cognitive functions, such as the ability to make decisions or prepare and execute a voluntary…

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