KAVLI BRAIN FORUM @ Emory and Georgia Tech

The Emory-Georgia Tech Kavli Brain Forum will continue again this year, with speakers approximately once a month giving talks on topics in theoretical and computational approaches to neuroscience. The aim of the Forum is to bring together researchers from the two campuses to hear from interesting speakers who will serve as the catalyst for continued discussions and collaborations amongst the Atlanta neuroscience community. Talks will be held in the afternoon hours with a reception of light refreshments immediately following. The schedule is:

  •   Dr. Xaq Pitkow, Rice University

  •   "Revealing nonlinear computation by analyzing choices"

  • Thursday, March 29, 2018 – Georgia Tech (Marcus Nanotechnology Building, Rooms 1116-1118 3:30pm - Available via BlueJeans Videoconference in Emory, Math & Science Center Room N215)

  •   Dr. R. Clay Reid, Allen Institute 

  •   "Large-scale Wiring Diagrams of the Brain"

  • Friday, April 20, 2018 – Emory Univrsity (HSRB Auditorium 3:00pm - Available via BlueJeans Videoconference in Georgia Tech, Whitaker 3115)

  •   Dr. Naftali Tishby, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

  •   "Information Theory of Deep Learning"