2022-2023 Seminar Series

GT Neuro Seminar Series – Mondays at 11:15 AM

SPRING 2023 SEMESTER SCHEDULE  

DATE

SPEAKER

TITLE                                                                      

LOCATION

January 23

Christos Papadimitriou, Ph.D.
Columbia University           

"How Does the Brain Make Language?" 

In-person: EBB 1005
Virtual: Zoom link

January 30

Marla Feller, Ph.D.
UC Berkeley

"Developmental Mechanisms Shaping Direction Selective Circuits in the Retina" 

In-person: EBB 1005
Virtual: Zoom link

February 6

Farzaneh Najafi, Ph.D.
Georgia Tech

"Toward Understanding the Cortico-cerebellar Circuits that Underlie Predictive Processing"

In-person: EBB 1005
Virtual: Zoom link

February 13

Bolu Ajiboye, Ph.D.
Case Western Reserve University

"Reconnecting the Hand and Arm to the Brain (ReHAB): Bi-directional Neuroprostheses for Sensorimotor Functional Restoration"

In-person: EBB 1005
Virtual: Zoom link

February 20

Robyn Miller, Ph.D. 
Georgia State University 

"New Perspectives on Connectivity Dynamics and Local Spatial Flows in BOLD fMRI"

In-person: EBB 1005
Virtual: Zoom link

February 27

Cris Niell, Ph.D. 
University of Oregon

"Neural Circuits for Vision in the Natural World"                                                                              

In-person: EBB 1005
Virtual: Zoom link

March 6

Vivek Srinivasan, Ph.D.
New York University 

"Scalable Human Brain Imaging with Time-of-flight Filtered Diffuse Optical Interferometry"

In-person: EBB 1005
Virtual: Zoom link

March 13

Randy Buckner, Ph.D.
Harvard University

"Large-scale Network Organization in the Human Brain" 

In-person: EBB 1005
Virtual: Zoom link

March 20

No Seminar (Spring Break)

 

 

March 27

Til Ole Bergmann, Ph.D.
Johannes Gutenberg University

"Combining Transcranial Brain Stimulation with Neuroimaging State-dependent Stimulation and Causal Network Interrogation"

In-person: EBB 1005
Virtual: Zoom link

April 3

Anita Devineni, Ph.D.
Emory University

"Sensory Processing and Integration in the Drosophila Taste System"

In-person: EBB 1005
Virtual: Zoom link

April 10

Brian Lau, Ph.D.
Paris Brain Institute 

TBD

In-person: EBB 1005
Virtual: Zoom link

April 17

Carla Shatz, Ph.D.
Stanford University

"Synapses Lost and Found: Developmental Critical Periods and Alzheimer's Disease"

In-person: EBB 1005
Virtual: Zoom link

April 24

Cameron McIntyre, Ph.D. 
Duke University 

"Connectomic Deep Brain Stimulation"                                                                                          

In-person: EBB 1005
Virtual: Zoom link

 

FALL 2022 SEMESTER SCHEDULE  

DATE

SPEAKER

TITLE                                                                      

LOCATION

September 12

Takaki Komiyama, Ph.D.
University of California - San Diego           

"Motor Cortex Circuits for Motor Control and Learning" (Video Link)

In-person: IBB 1128
Virtual: Zoom link

September 19

Santosh Vempala, Ph.D.
Georgia Tech

"Emergent Computation and Learning from Assemblies of Neurons" (Video Link)

In-person: EBB 1005
Virtual: Zoom link

September 26

Anumantha Kanthasamy, Ph.D.
University of Georgia 

"Novel Translational Research Strategies in Parkinson’s Disease" (No Video Available)

In-person: EBB 1005
Virtual: Zoom link

October 3

Tansu Celikel, Ph.D.
Georgia Tech

"Behavioral and Neural Mechanisms of Active Sensing" (No Video Available)

In-person: EBB 1005
Virtual: Zoom link

October 10

No Seminar (Postponed)

 

 

October 17 

No Seminar (Fall Break)

 

 

October 24

Fikri Birey, Ph.D.
Emory University

"In vitro Modeling of Human Cortical Assembly in Development and Disease"
(Video Link)

In-person: EBB 1005
Virtual: Zoom link

October 31

No Seminar (CRCNS)

 

 

November 7

John Tuthill, Ph.D.
University of Washington

"Neural Mechanisms of Limb Proprioception and Motor Control in Drosophila"
(Video Link)

In-person: EBB 1005
Virtual: Zoom link

November 14

No Seminar (SfN)

 

 

November 21

Jeff Markowitz, Ph.D.
Georgia Tech/Emory University

"Dopamine Specifies the Statistics of Spontaneous Behavior" (Video Link)

In-person: EBB 1005
Virtual: Zoom link

November 28 

Nabil Imam, Ph.D. 
Georgia Tech

"Computing with Spikes: Perspectives from Chip Design and AI" (No Video Available) 

In-person: EBB 1005
Virtual: Zoom link

December 5

Marina Bedny, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins

"Built to Learn: Insights into Nature and Nurture from Blindness and Cognitive Expertise"
(Video Link)

In-person: EBB 1005
Virtual: Zoom link

For an archive of all GT Neuro Seminar recordings, including abstracts, talk transcripts, and videos, please visit this link: https://smartech.gatech.edu/handle/1853/55889

If you have any questions, please contact the seminar organizers, Ming-fai Fong (ming-fai.fong@bme.gatech.edu) and Hannah Choi (hannahch@gatech.edu).