2021-2022 Seminar Series

GT Neuro Seminar Series - Mondays at 11:15 a.m. - until further notice, these will be virtual at Bluejeans link

FALL 2021 SEMESTER SCHEDULE  

DATE SPEAKER TITLE                                                                                       

Sept 13, 2021

Shella Keilholz, PhD
Georgia Tech/Emory                                     

Website

"Machine learning approaches to characterizing and interpreting brain-wide dynamics"

 

Sept 20, 2021

Patrick McGrath, PhD
Georgia Tech

Website

"Analysis of social behavior in Lake Malawi cichlids using automated behavior phenotyping"

 

Sept 27, 2021

Babak Mahmoudi, PhD
Emory University/Georgia Tech

Website

"Artificial Intelligence platforms for translatable closed-loop neuromodulation"

 

Oct 4, 2021

Pamela Bhatti, PhD
Georgia Tech

Website

"Novel Devices for Enhanced Auditory Stimulation"

 

 

Oct 18, 2021

Edward Vogel, PhD
University of Chicago

Website

"Decoding distinct attention and working memory states from human EEG"

 

 

Oct 25, 2021

Jeffrey Malins, PhD
Georgia State University

Website

"Clarifying the Brain Networks that Support Word Learning and Processing"

 

Nov 1 2021

Todd White, PhD
Morehouse/VA

Website

"Lessons Learned from Behavioral and Molecular Characterization of Chronic Preclinical TBI"

 

Nov 8, 2021

Chinfei Chen, M.D., Ph.D.
Harvard Medical School

Website

"Re-examining Information Processing in the Mouse Visual Thalamus"

No video available

 

Nov 22, 2021

Adrienne Fairhall, PhD
University of Washington

Website

 "From Neurons to Behavior in Hydra" 

No video available                                                                                                     

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Nov 29, 2021

Frank Tong, PhD
Vanderbilt

Website

"Investigating the basis of noise-robust object recognition in humans and convolutional neural networks”

                                                      

 

SPRING 2022 SEMESTER SCHEDULE 

DATE   SPEAKER   TITLE                

    

                

Jan 24 2022  

Anqi Wu, PhD
Georgia Tech                              

Website

"Understand the Brain Using Interpretable Machine Learning Models"                                                    

 

Jan 31 2022

B. J. Casey, PhD
Yale University

Website

“ Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience in an Age of Discovery” 

 

Feb 7 2022

Chris Rozell, PhD
Georgia Tech

Website

"Peeking Inside Black Boxes:  Understanding Depression Recovery with Deep Brain Stimulation Using Explainable AI"

 

Feb 14 2022

Ming-fai Fong, PhD
Georgia Tech

Website

"Visual Plasticity in Sickness and in Health"

 

Feb 21 2022

Demba Ba, PhD
Harvard University

Website

"Sparse Coding, Artificial Neural Networks, and the Brain: Toward “Substantive Intelligence”

 

Feb 28 2022

Mario Penzo, PhD
National Institute of Mental Health

Website

"The Midline Thalamus is a Critical Node in the Selection of Defensive Behaviors"

 

Mar 7 2022

Matthew Johnson, PhD
University of Minnesota

Website

TBD

 

Mar 14 2022

Adam Hantman, PhD
University of North Carolina

Website

"Neural Basis for Skilled Movements"

 

Mar 28 2022

Anu Kanthasamy, PhD
University of Georgia

Website

TBD  
Apr 4 2022

Mark Churchland, PhD
Columbia University

Website

"Flexible Corticospinal Control of Muscles"  
Apr 11 2022

Doug Weber, PhD
Carnegie Mellon University

 

TBD  
Apr 18 2022

Michelle Johnson, PhD
University of Pennsylvania

Website

TBD