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Jessica Bolton - How Early-life Experiences Sculpt Brain Circuits to Promote Resilience or Vulnerability: Role of Microglia

Resilience or vulnerability to stress-related emotional disorders is governed in part by early-life experiences. Early-life adversity can profoundly impact an individual’s risk for depression,…

From  Katie Gentilello on April 22nd, 2021 6 plays 0  

Jing Xu - Dissecting hand dexterity and recovery processes for effective rehabilitation

Hand dexterity is the hallmark of human skill and intelligence. From Pablo Casals’ sublime cello playing to the mundane task of tying one’s shoelace, the level of dexterity in humans…

From  Katie Gentilello on April 22nd, 2021 18 plays 0  

Anil Seth - Real Problems and Beast Machines: Predictive Processing and Conscious Experience

Consciousness is, for each of us, the presence of subjective experience. Without consciousness there is no world, no self: there is nothing at all. In this talk, I will illustrate how the framework…

From  Katie Gentilello on April 8th, 2021 50 plays 0  

Prevent Symposium - Closing Remarks

4:50 p.m Closing Discussion: Symposium Chairs 5:20 p.m. Closing Remarks: Elebeoba May, NSF

From  Katie Gentilello on March 14th, 2021 9 plays 0  

Prevent Symposium - Session 4, Physiological and Environmental Level Theme

Session 4, Physiological and Environmental Level Theme Chairs: Krista Wigginton and John Yin2:10 p.m. Denise Kirschner, Michigan, Plenary Talk 2:30 p.m. Vipin Kumar, UMN , Presentation 2:40 p.m. Rita…

From  Katie Gentilello on March 14th, 2021 2 plays 0  

Prevent Symposium - Session 3, Population Level Theme

Session 3, Population Level Theme Chairs: B. Aditya Prakash and Paul Torrens10:30 a.m. Bryan Grenfell, Princeton, Plenary Talk 10:50 a.m. Bin Yu, UC Berkeley, Presentation 11:00 a.m. Jordan Peccia,…

From  Katie Gentilello on March 12th, 2021 9 plays 0  

Sepideh Sadaghiani - The functional connectome across spatiotemporal scales: How integrating fMRI and (i)EEG changes our understanding of the human brain

The view of human brain function has drastically shifted over the last decade, owing to the observation that the majority of brain activity is intrinsic rather than driven by external stimuli or…

From  Katie Gentilello on March 11th, 2021 16 plays 0  

Prevent Symposium - Session 2, Molecular Level Theme

Session 2, Molecular Level Theme Chairs: John Yin and Paul Torrens2:25 p.m. Paul Turner, Yale, Plenary Talk 2:45 p.m. Marc Riedel, UMN, Presentation 2:55 p.m. David Van Valen, Caltech, Presentation…

From  Katie Gentilello on March 10th, 2021 10 plays 0  

Prevent Symposium - Session 1, End-to-End Theme

Session 1, End-to-End Theme Chairs: B. Aditya Prakash and Krista Wigginton10:45 a.m. Madhav Marathe, UVA, Plenary Talk 11:05 a.m. Debra Peters, USDA, Presentation 11:15 a.m. Ruian Ke, LANL,…

From  Katie Gentilello on March 10th, 2021 12 plays 0  

Prevent Symposium - Opening and Welcome Remarks, Technical Backgrounds

10:00 a.m. Opening Remarks: Sethuraman Panchanathan, NSF Director 10:10 a.m Welcome Statement: Mitra Basu, NSF 10:15 a.m. Technical Background: Symposium Chairs

From  Katie Gentilello on March 10th, 2021 15 plays 0  

Lewis Wheaton - Reconsidering parietofrontal activity during action encoding: translating basic science to motor rehabilitation

Over the last 20 years, numerous human brain imaging studies related to motor control have identified left hemispheric parietofrontal activity as central to motor planning and execution for complex…

From  Katie Gentilello on March 4th, 2021 12 plays 0  

Fritjof Helmchen - Brain dynamics related to short-term memory and learning

Through the combination of in vivo optical imaging and chronic expression of genetically encoded calcium indicators it is now feasible to directly 'watch' brain activity patterns related to…

From  Katie Gentilello on February 21st, 2021 20 plays 0  

Daniel Polley - Neural coding of sound in the ascending and descending auditory pathways

Our perception of music, speech and the surrounding soundscape all originate from patterns of vibrations in the cochlea. To encode these high-speed vibrations, evolutionary pressures designed an…

From  Katie Gentilello on February 15th, 2021 34 plays 0  

Sanne van Rooij - Defining neuromodulation targets for PTSD using neuroimaging

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a serious psychiatric condition that affects 6-8% of the general population and 30-46% of military or highly traumatized urban populations. Different…

From  Katie Gentilello on February 10th, 2021 56 plays 0  

Alexander Gray - Logical Neural Networks: Towards Unifying Statistical and Symbolic AI

Recently there has been renewed interest in the long-standing goal of somehow unifying the capabilities of both statistical AI (learning and prediction) and symbolic AI (knowledge representation and…

From  Katie Gentilello on January 23rd, 2021 19 plays 0