Events

May 26, 2017
Presentation by Dr. Nathan Insel
Title: Schizophrenia symptoms as disruption of a scalar code for relevance

May 19, 2017
Presentation by Qandeel
Title: Low acetylcholine during Slow-wave sleep is crucial for non-declarative memory consolidation

May 11, 2017
Presentation by Dr. Enrico Cherubini. Professor of Neurophysiology, Scientific Director, European Brain Research Institute. Roma, Italy.
Title: GABAergic Synapses as Possible Targets of Autism Spectrum Disorders

April 27, 2017
Presentation by Dr. Yang Dan. Professor of Neurobiology, HHMI Investigator. University of California, Berkeley.
Title: Neural Circuits Controlling Sleep

March 31, 2017
Presentation by Dr. Samsoon Inayat
Title: Mesoscale spatiotemporal dynamics of cortical activity through the eyes of optical flow analysis

December 16, 2016
Presentation by Dr. James Knierim, Johns Hopkins University
Title: Neural coding along the hippocampal DG-CA3-CA2-CA1 transverse axis

December 16, 2016
Presentation by Dr. Vlad Turchenko
Title: Segmentation of Neuron and Glial Cells on Microscopy Images Using Deep
Convolutional Neural Network

December 16, 2016
Mini-Symposium Presentation by Javad Karimi
Title: Spatiotemporal patters of cortical activity around hippocampal ripples

December 16, 2016
Mini-Symposium Presentation by Leo Molina
Title: Tablet based virtual reality for mice in imaging experiments

December 16, 2016
Mini-Symposium Presentation by Zaneta Navratilova
Title: Directionality in proximal and distal CA1: influence of sensory cues and self motion

December 16, 2016
Mini-Symposium Presentation by Megan Torry
Title: Neocortical structural plasticity in an experience-dependent investigation of hippocampal connection

December 16, 2016
Mini-Symposium Presentation by Dun Mao
Title: What information does the hippocampal region bring to the neocortex?

December 16, 2016
Mini-Symposium Presentation by Lilia Mesina
Title: SNAP, Neuralynx cluster cutting tool

December 16, 2016
Presentation by Edgar Bermudez Contreras
Title: Experience dependent changes in spatiotemporal dynamics in mouse cortex using VSDI

December 16, 2016
Mini-Symposium Presentation by Mitch Kesler
Title: The role of nucleus reuniens in the coordination K-complexes and sharp wave-ripples

December 16, 2016
Mini-Symposium Presentation by Aubrey Demchuk
Title: ArcRED: A fast reporter of neural activity-dependent gene expression for functional connectomics in vivo

November 25, 2016
Presentation by Dr. Edgar Bermudez
Title: Experience dependent changes in spatiotemporal dynamics in mouse cortex using VSDI

November 18, 2016
Presentation by Jarret McKinnon
Title: The effects of hippocampal lesions on neurotrophin expression in the rodent cortex

October 28, 2016
Presentation by Cecile Badenhorst
Title: The behavioural implications of chronic unpredictable stress

November 4, 2016
Presentation by Scott Wong
Title: Acute and chronic effects of optically-triggered dopamine release

October 14, 2016
Presentation by Catherine Laskowski
Title: Building an Animal Model of Gambling Addiction: Uncertainty and Striatal Dopaminergic Signaling

September 16, 2016
Presentation by Sienna Randolph
Title: The Effects of OFC Lesions on Reinforcement Driven Decision Making

September 09, 2016
Presentation by Jessica Kuntz
Title: Dissociation of the Reach and Grasp in mice: The Evolutionary Predecessor of the Dual Visuomotor

August 30, 2016
Presentation by Behroo Mirza Agha
Title: Assessing Sensory and Motor Cortex Function in Skilled Reaching Task in the Mouse Using Chemogenetics

August 30, 2016
Presentation by Danika Dorchak
Title:Risking all the cheese: do unpredictable rewards lead to addictive behaviour in rats?

August 30, 2016
Presentation by Kyler Fisher
Title: Schedules of Reinforcement and Acute Dopamine Agonist Treatment

August 23, 2016
Presentation by Brandon Robertson
Title: Brain-Inspired Computational Reinforcement Learning with Applications

August 23, 2016
Presentation by Andrea Kolosov
Title: FISH-y Immediate Early Genes

July 26, 2016
Presentation by Ali Mashhoori
Title: Decoding position from activity in the anterior cingulate cortex

July 19, 2016
Presentation by Sutherland Dube
Title: Examining Homer1a expression along the septotemporal axis of CA1

July 12, 2016
Presentation by Zaneta Navratilova
Title: Differences between place fields of proximal and distal CA1 cells

May 24, 2016
Presentation by Candace Burke
Title: Exploring the Causal Link Between Ultrasonic Vocalizations and Behavior in Rats

April 26, 2016
Presentation by Dr. Edgar Bermudez
Title: Modification of spatio-temporal dynamics of cortical activity by sensory stimulation in anesthetized rodents

April 12, 2016
Presentation by Dr. Mike Eckert
Title: Deconvolution and analysis of epifluorescence images

March 29, 2016
Presentation by Dun Mao
Title: Place codes in the retrosplenial cortex

March 15, 2016
Presentation by Victorita Ivan
Title: Electrophysiological Investigations of the Lateral Habenula – The odyssey

March 1, 2016
Presentation by Sergey Chekhov
Title: School on Neurotechniques in Italy: CMOS arrays, spike sorting and wireless recordings

February 2, 2016
Presentation by Dr. Volodymyr Turchenko
Title: Unsupervised Clustering of Neuronal Data Using Deep Convolutional Auto-Encoder in Caffe

January 26, 2016
Presentation by Jarret McKinnon
Title: Is neurotrophin expression in neocortex driven by the hippocampus?

January 19, 2016
Presentation by Saeedeh Hashemniayetorshizi
Title: Modulation of cellular activity by effort and reward in anterior cingulate cortex

January 12, 2016
Presentation by LeAnna Kalvi
Title: Analysis of Memory-Trace Replay During UP States in the Medial Prefrontal Cortex

December 8, 2015
Presentation by Javad Karimi
Title: Probing cortico-hippocampal interaction using optical imaging and electrophysiology

December 9, 2015
Presentation by Dr. Itamar Kahn
Title: Spatially-localized Coupling of Mouse but not Human Sensory and Memory Networks Revealed by Intrinsic Functional Connectivity

December 1, 2015
Presentation by Dr. Eric Chalmers
Title: A Hippocampus-Inspired Architecture Allows Efficient Reinforcement Learning and Goal-Directed Behaviour

November 24, 2015
Presentation by Navvab Afrashteh
Title: Sound evoked responses in the Posterior Parietal Cortex: A topographic study

November 17, 2015
Presentation by Dr. Martin Spacek, Visiting Scientist from University of British Columbia
Title: Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

November 10, 2015
Presentation by Wing Li Witharana
Title: Dissimilar distributions of Homer1a transcription foci intensity suggest variable dynamics of synaptic plasticity in CA1 versus CA3

October 27, 2015
Presentation by Mojtaba Nazari
Title: Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Cortical Activity Across Different States in Anesthetized Mice

September 29, 2015
Presentation by Dr. Michael Kyweriga
Title: Sound evoked responses in the posterior parietal cortex: A candidate for top-down control

September 8, 2015
Presentation by Cassandra Lawrence
Title: “Morris Water Task – Chat Phenotype”

September 8, 2015
Presentation by Sergey Chekhov
Titles: Investigation of distant cue processing in the hippocampus using the rate remapping approach/A Setup for Simultaneous Recording of Electrophysiological Signal and Voltage-Sensitive Dye Images from Mouse Cortex

August 25, 2015
Presentation by Sienna Randolph
Title: The Effects of Acute THC on Reinforcement-Driven Decision Making

August 25, 2015
Presentation by Kyler Fisher
Title: Better by Surprise? Investigating the Role of Prediction in Gambling Addiction

August 25, 2015
Presentation by Cormac Southam & Jeremy Sloan
Title: Targeted Memory Reactivation Quickens Procedural Skill Learning

August 25, 2015
Presentation by Behroo Mirzaagha
Title: Post-Stroke Brain Reorganization: Application of Optogenetics in Stroke Recovery

August 18, 2015
Presentation by Dr. Maurice Needham
Title: In-vivo neuronal calcium fluorescence imaging using a micro-endoscope

August 11, 2015
Presentation by Dr. Jill Leutgeb
Title: A neural code for memory and time in the hippocampus

August 11, 2015
Presentation by Ethan Heming
Title: How Primary Motor Cortex Relates to the Motor Periphery

July 28, 2015
Presentation by Mitch Kesler
Title: The role of nucleus reuniens in coordinating corticohippocampal communication

July 21, 2015
Presentation by Lilia Mesina
Title: Image analysis and registration of high resolution large scale brain images

July 7, 2015
Presentation by Megan Torry
Title: Experience Dependant Plasticity of Neocortical Dendritic Spines

June 9, 2015
Presentation by Dr. Hendrik Steenland
Title: Watching from a Distance: A Robotically Controlled Laser and Real-Time Subject Tracking Software for the Study of Conditioned Predator Prey-Like Interactions

May 29, 2015
Presentation by Tine Gulbrandsen
Title: Hippocampal overshadowing: exploring the underlying mechanism

May 19, 2015
Presentation by Rajat Thapa
Title: Neural Circuitry of Trail and Error Learning

May 20, 2015
Presentation by Dr. Clayton Dickson. Alberta Innovates Health Solutions Senior. Associate Professor at the University of Alberta.
Title: Molecules and Memory: Mentation is the Minted Method to Mnemonics

May 12, 2015
Presentation by Leonardo Molina
Title: A Novel Virtual Reality System for Head-fixed Rodents

May 4, 2015
Presentation by Afrooz Jalali
Title: Does Global Desychronization Affect the Encoding of New Memories in Humans?

April 28, 2015
Presentation by Dr. Elham Ghanbarian
Title: Effect of Ventral Tegmental Area Outputs on Hippocampal Synaptic Plasticity

April 7, 2015
Presentation by Dr. Soyun Kim. Assistant Project Scientist. University of California, Irvine.
Title: Human hippocampus, Memory, and Spatial Cognition

February 19, 2015
Presentation by Dr. Viktor Jirsa, Director of Research, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS). Director of the Institut de Neurosciences des Systèmes at Aix-Marseille University. Marseille, France.
Title: The Virtual Epileptic Patient: connectome-based brain network models predict seizure propagation

December 3, 2014
Presentation by Dr. Francesco Battaglia, Fonders Centre for Neuroscience, Radboud Universiteit, Nijmegen, Netherland
Title: Cortico-hippocampal assemblies and phase sequences for memory

December 2, 2014
Presentation by iGEM 2014 Gold Medal Team
Title: Nomadocytes: Engineering Microglia for Neural Cell Therapy

November 27, 2014
Presentation by Adam Neumann and Dr. Artur Luczak
Title: Neural Ensembles in Epilepsy

November 18, 2014
Presentation by Dr. Maurice Needham
Title: In-Vivo Neuronal Calcium Fluorescence Imaging using a Micro-endoscope

November 3, 2014
Presentation by Dr. Paul Frankland, University of Toronto/Hospital for Sick Children
Title: Hippocampal memory: Mechanisms for consolidating and forgetting

October 28, 2014
Presentation by Dr. Aicko Schumann
Title: Repeating Patterns in Voltage Sensitive Dye Imaging

September 22, 2014
Presentation by Henrique Ellwanger
Title: The Effect of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) in Rats

September 9, 2014
Presentation by Karim Ali
Title: Using Hodgkin

June 3, 2014
Presentation by Dr. Edgar Bermudez
Title: Studying the role of hippocampal inactivation in cortical reactivation using VSDI

May 20, 2014
Presentation by Dun Mao
Title: What does the hippocampus tell the visual cortex online?

April 15, 2014
Presentation by Daniela Schwindel
Title: Is the rate code in CA3 a memory code?

March 25, 2014
Presentation by Dr. Ivan Skelin
Title: Networks on amphetamine – locked in coherence

March 18, 2014
Presentation by Ryan Rota
Title: Long term LFP analysis of acute circadian disruption in a freely behaving rat

March 4, 2014
Presentation by Sergey Chekhov
Title: The rate remapping in the place cells

February 25, 2014
Presentation by Theresa Kisko
Title: 50–kHz USVs and Social Behaviour in Juvenile Rats

February 11, 2014
Presentation by Dr. Michael Eckert
Title: Modulation of multi-unit activity by spindle oscillations during skill learning

January 28, 2014
Presentation by Dominic Mudiayi
Title: The Role of Dopamine in Choice Behaviour

January 21, 2014
Presentation by Megan Torry
Title: Altering Hippocampal Output and the Effects on Plasticity: An In-vivo Investigation of Behaviour, Morphology, and Function

January 14, 2014
Presentation by Mitch Kesler
Title: Nucleus Reuniens: An Integral Part of the Hippocampal-mPFC Circuitry

December 17, 2013
Presentation by David Sessford
Title: A framework for advancement: Virtual Reality

December 10, 2013
Presentation by Dr. Robert Campbell, University of Alberta
Title: Engineering the Next Generation of Optogenetic Tools for Neurophotonic Applications

November 26, 2013
Presentations by Drs Kris Martens, Edgar Bermudez, Ivan Skelin, Jake Ormond, Aaron Wilber, David Euston, and Ryan Rota, Wing Li Witharana, Daniela Schwindel
Title: Post-SfN 2013 Presentations

November 19, 2013
Presentation by Polaris Guest Speaker – Dr. Ivan Soltesz, University of California, Irvine
Title: Organization and Control of Hippocampal Chronocircuits

October 29, 2013
Presentation by Jenn VanOyen
Title: Model-Based Reinforcement Learning Analysis of Decision Making in Rats

October 8, 2013
Presentation by Dr. David Euston
Title: The Role of the Medial Prefrontal Cortex in Memory

October 1, 2013
Presentation by Mathieu Sprengers, M.D, Reference Center for Refractory Epilepsy (RCRE), Department of Neurology, Ghent University Hospital; Laboratory for Clinical and Experimental Neurophysiology, -biology & -psychology (LCEN3), Belgium
Title: Various topics in the intriguing world of epilepsy: a general introduction to clinical epilepsy, neurostimulation treatments and the paired pulse stimulation protocol

October 1, 2013
Presentation by Dr. Robrecht Raedt
Title: Research in epilepsy: from bedside to bench

September 24, 2013
Presentation by Dr. Masami Tatsuno
Title: Computational Neuroscience 2 – Neural Interactions: Experiment and Design

September 17, 2013
Presentation by Sutherland Dube
Title: CLARITY – Overview and Results So Far

August 27, 2013
Presentation by Scott Wong
Title: Assays in Optogenetics

August 27, 2013
Presentation by Kyle Giebelhaus
Title: Methods and Technologies for Designing Hyperdrive Bases for Electrophysiological Recordings

August 27, 2013
Presentation by Aleigha Arksey
Title: Medical Prefrontal Cortex Involvement in Optimal Decision Making

August 27, 2013
Presentation by Vince Weiler
Title: Iowa Gambling Task

August 26, 2014
Presentation by Scott Wong
Title: A Novel Method for the Semi-Automated Quantification of Dendritic Spikes

August 26, 2014
Presentation by Alicia Briggs
Title: The Effect of Acute Amphetamine on Flexible Decision Making

August 26, 2014
Presentation by Logan Persson
Title: The Effects of Prenatal and Acute Stress on Lose-Switch Behaviour

August 26, 2014
Presentation by Cecile Badenhorst
Title: The Effect of Chronic Amphetamine Administration on Network Communication in the Limbic System

August 26, 2014
Presentation by Erica Nordin
Title: The Influence of Social Threat on Foraging Behaviour

August 26, 2014
Presentation by Jiaxu Han
Title: The Role ACC plays in effort-reward decision making

August 26, 2014
Presentation by Eric Paxman
Title: The Effects of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) on Sleep in Rats

August 5, 2014
Presentation by Dr. Thomas Trappenberg, Dalhousie University
Title: An Introductory Review of (sparse) deep learning: How the brain helps to discover the brain

August 13, 2013
Presentation by LeAnna Kalvi
Title: The Effects of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Sleep Architecture

August 13, 2013
Presentation by Natalie Wild
Title: Investigating Synaptic Interactions with Computer Stimulation

August 13, 2013
Presentation by Dennis Bettenson
Title: Anatomical Investigation of Hippocampal Projections to the Parietal Cortex

August 13, 2013
Presentation by Jessica Vos
Title: Landmark Encoding in the Dorsal Visual Stream

August 13, 2013
Presentation by Alexis Demecha
Title: Analysis of Immediate Early Gene Detection Methods in Hippocampus Remapping Studies

July 30, 2013
Presentation by Zak Stinson
Title: A genetic approach to imaging immediate-early gene transcription

June 25, 2013
Presentation by Catherine Laskowski
Title: Investigating the Neural Mechanisms of Problem Gambling Using the N-Arm Bandit Task

June 25, 2013
Presentation by Jeanne Xie
Title: Review on paper titled “Long-term dynamics of CA1 hippocampal place codes” by Ziv et al., NatureNeuroscience, 2013

June 18, 2013
Presentation by Matthew Bednarczyk
Title: The 4% Innerverse

June 11, 2013
Presentation by Dr. Aaron Wilber
Title: Interaction of Egocentric and World Based Reference Frames in the Rat Posterior Parietal Cortex

June 4, 2013
Presentation by Wing Li Witharana
Title: Integrated intensity of Homer1a transcription indicate differential coding properties between CA1 and CA3

June 4, 2013
Presentation by Dun Mao
Title: Spatial Modulation in Mouse Visual Cortex

May 21, 2013
Presentation by Tyler Forster
Title: How did I get here? Where am I going? Spatial Navigation Through the Hippocampus

May 21, 2013
Presentation by Polaris Guest Speaker, Dr. Aicko Yves Schumann, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
Title: Inferring Dependence in Functional Networks from Studying Time Series: A Very Limited Methodological Overview

May 7, 2013
Presentation by Dr. Hendrik Steenland
Title: Chapter 1 – History of High Density Electrophysiology

May 7, 2013
Presentation by Sergey Chekhov
Title: Approaching the Problem of Electrotranscriptional Coupling

April 23, 2013
Presentation by Valerie Lapointe
Title: The H1a riboprobe saga – The story continues

April 23, 2013
Presentation by Hiroe Yamazaki
Title: The Principle of Optogenetics: Remote Controlling the Brain

April 16, 2013
Presentation by Dr. Ivan Skelin
Title: Backdating the salience – replay-contingent dopamine release

April 16, 2013
Presentation by Aubrey Demchuk
Title: Testing the Reset Hypothesis: The effects of time and sleep on neural memory representations in the mouse hippocampus

April 9, 2013
Presentation by Daniela Schwindel
Title: On the Use of Cross Correlations for Neural Spike Train Data

April 9, 2013
Presentation by Dr. Kris Martens
Title: Set-Shifting Deficits after mPFC Lesion

April 2, 2013
Presentation by Katarzyna Bzymek
Title: Application of high density “neural ensemble” recording for early seizure detection and intervention

March 26, 2013
Presentation by Dr. Masami Tatsuno
Title: Introduction to Computational Neuroscience: Modeling of memory function and measures of neural interaction

March 19, 2013
Presentation by Casey Stengel, Founder of Neuralynx, Inc.
Title: History and Future of Electrophysiology Acquisition Systems, Microdrives, Probes and Experiment Control

March 19, 2013
Presentation by Arno Aarts, CEO and Co-Founder of ATLAS Neuroengineering
Title: Silicon probe technology for in vivo electrophysiology

March 12, 2013
Presentation by Dr. Jake Ormond
Title: Synthesis of hippocampal place fields from entorhinal grid fields: Individual phase-precessing place field analysis

February 5, 2013
Presentation by Victoria Holec
Title: Diolistic Targeting – Implementing a New Protocol

January 29, 2013
Presentation by Dr. Michael Eckert
Title: Towards Automated IEG Quantification

January 15, 2013
Presentation by Dr. Maurice Needham
Title: Dopamine

January 8, 2013
Presentation by Dr. Ben Clark
Title: Functional Connectivity of “What” in Parahippocampal Circuits

December 4, 2012
Presentation by Dr. Corinne Montes-Rodriguez
Title: Postnatal development of Homer1a in the Rat Hippocampus.

November 27, 2012
Presentation by Matthew Bednarczyk
Title: Reactivation and replay in entrohinal grid cells

November 27, 2012
Presentation by Dun Mao
Title: Investigation into the Encoding of Hippocampal Outflow in the Mouse Visual Cortex

November 20, 2012
Presentation by Dr. Edgar Bermudez
Title: Simulating reverberation of patterns of activity and network connectivity

November 13, 2012
Presentation by Wing Li Witharana
Title: Integrated fluorescence intensity of intranuclear Homer1a mRNA foci indicate integrated neuronal firing rates

November 6, 2012
Presentation by Ryan Rota
Title: Long-Term LFP Analysis of Acute Circadian Disruption in a Freely Behaving Rat

November 6, 2012
Presentations by Dr. Edgar Bermudez, Dr. Ivan Skelin, Dr. Aaron Wilber, Wing Li Witharana, & Yimin Nie
Title: Post-SfN 2012 Presentations

October 9, 2012
Presentation by Dr. Artur Luczak
Title: Short overview of basic statistics

September 25, 2012
Presentation by Sutherland Dube
Title: IEG Time-Course Analysis, So Far…

September 18, 2012
Presentation by Dr. Aaron Wilber
Title: Interaction of Egocentric and World Based Reference Frames in the Rat Posterior Parietal Cortex

August 21, 2012
Presentation by Matthew Bednarczyk
Title: Automated Quantification of Nanozoomer Images

July 31, 2012
Presentation by Dr. Jean-Marc Fellous, University of Arizona
Title: Involvement of the Ventral Tegmental Area in Memory Consolidation in Normal and PTSD Rats

July 24, 2012
Presentation by Aubrey Demchuk
Title: The Homer1a Problem

July 10, 2012
Presentation by Karim Ali
Title: Developing MATLAB Programs for the Hodgkin-Huxley Cluster

June 26, 2012
Presentation by Victoria Holec
Title: ACC and Effort-Based Decision Making – Cohort 1: Limitations and Tentative Conclusions

June 19, 2012
Presentation by Kristina Martens, Southern Illinois University
Title: A Comparison of Behavioral Tasks Used to Assess Frontally-Mediated Cognition after Traumatic Brain Injury

June 12, 2012
Presentation by Dr. Ivan Skelin
Title: Time course of phasic dopamine effects from the single unit to frontostriatal circuit

May 29, 2012
Presentation by Dr. Michael Eckert
Title: Measuring spindle oscillations during skill learning

May 8, 2012
Presentation by Dr. Artur Luczak
Title: Short overview of basic statistics

May 3, 2012
Presentation by Dr. Diano Marrone, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON, Canada
Title: Investigating Neuronal Information Processing Using Immediate-early Genes

April 24, 2012
Presentation by Dr. Valery Bouquet
Title: VSDI Drive – First Release

April 24, 2012
Presentation by Dr. David Euston
Title: The N-Arm Bandit Task – A tool for discovering the role of prefrontal cortex in decision making

April 17, 2012
Presentation by Jeanne Xie
Title: Correcting for spectral bleed-through and its effect on blob characteristics

April 10, 2012
Presentation by Dr. Thomas Trappenberg, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
Title: The neuroscience of machine learning: How the brain learns to anticipate

April 3, 2012
Presentation by Dr. Hendrik Steenland
Title: Quartz Glass Insulated Electrode

April 3, 2012
Presentation by Wing Li Witharana
Title: Investigating the relationship between non-Boolean Homer1a transcription foci properties and hippocampal activity

March 27, 2012
Presentation by Matthew Bednarczyk
Title: The Dentate Gyrus – A Pattern Separator?

March 27, 2012
Presentation by Dr. Ben Clark
Title: Mapping the functional organization of entorhinal cortex using combined immediate early gene detection and neuronal tract tracing

March 20, 2012
Presentation by Yimin Nie
Title: Information-Geometric Measures for Estimation of Connection Weights under Correlated Inputs

March 20, 2012
Presentation by Lilia Mesina
Title: Spike Sorting in MClust – new tools

March 13, 2012
Presentation by Dr. Jake Ormond
Title: Fourier synthesis of place fields

February 28, 2012
Presentation by Dr. Aaron Wilber
Title: Physiological substrates for spatial sequence learning in the posterior parietal cortex

February 28, 2012
Presentation by Vivek Trivedi
Title: Automated IEG_Analysis using ImageJ

February 21, 2012
Presentation by Hiroe Yamazaki
Title: Experimental Methodology – Administration of Substances

February 21, 2012
Presentation by Dr. Corinne Montes-Rodriguez
Title: Postnatal development of Homer 1a expression in the hippocampus

February 14, 2012
Presentation by Leonardo Molina
Title: Alteration of neural dynamics in the medial prefrontal cortex by an NMDAR antagonist

February 14, 2012
Presentation by Valerie Lapointe
Title: Immunohistochemistry, some notions

February 7, 2012
Presentation by Dr. Mariam Alaverdashvili
Title: Rat No3 and its brain activity in relation to skilled reach-to-eat action

February 7, 2012
Presentation by Dr. Maurice Needham
Title: Investigation of the effects of dopamine on the individual cell and network

January 31, 2012
Presentation by Dr. Masami Tatsuno
Title: Reactivation of multiple assemblies in hippocampus and prefrontal cortex

January 24, 2012
Presentation by Dr. Edgar Bermudez
Title: A study of cortical sensory coding – Evoked activity patterns influence subsequent spontaneous activity

January 24, 2012
Presentation by Karim Ali
Title: Detecting Cell Assemblies using Principal Component Analysis

January 17, 2012
Presentation by Victoria Holec
Title: Effort-Based Decision Making and Rat ACC: Pilot Results and Future Directions

January 10, 2011
Presentation by Dr. Artur Luczak
Title: Default networks and resting state at the cortical microcircuit level

January 3, 2012
Presentation by Dr. Ivan Skelin
Title: Presentation on paper “Selective suppression of hippocampal ripples impairs spatial memory” by Girardeau et al., 2009

January 3, 2012
Presentation by Geoff Minors
Title: Current Projects

December 13, 2011
Presentation by Charlotte Alme
Title: Irradiation to ablate new neurons and investigate activation probability in DG/CA3 using Homer 1a

December 13, 2011
Presentation by Dun Mao
Title: The Effects of Transcranial Wave Electric Stimulation on Spike-And-Wave Patterns

December 6, 2011
Presentation by Dr. Michael Eckert
Title: Role of the hippocampus in neocortical coding of spatial context

December 6, 2011
Presentation by Jeanne Xie
Title: Preplay of place cell sequences

November 29, 2011
Presentations by Dr. Edgar Bermudez, Dr. Michael Eckert, Wing Li, Zaneta Navratilova, Dr. Andrea Gomez Palacio Schjetnan, Dr. Ivan Skelin, and Dr. Masami Tatsuno
Title: Post-SfN 2011 Poster Discussion

November 8, 2011
Presentation by Zaneta Navratilova
Title: Attractor networks in the hippocampus: Global and rate remapping

November 8, 2011
Presentation by Wing Li
Title: Visual characteristics of homer1a transcription foci vary depending on behavioral conditions

November 1, 2011
Presentation by Dr. Valery Bouquet
Title: VSDI Drive: Combining Imaging and Electrophysiology

November 1, 2011
Presentation by Dr. David Euston
Title: Detecting Contingency: Re-evaluation of the role of prefrontal cortex in set shifting

October 25, 2011
Presentation by John Howland, University of Saskatchewan
Title: Maternal Immune Activation and Psychiatric Illness

October 18, 2011
Presentation by Dr. Andrew Fuglevand, University of Arizona
Title: Probabilistic control of muscle stimulation to restore movement in paralyzed limbs

October 11, 2011
Presentation by Dr. Benjamin Clark
Title: Towards an Understanding of the Organization of Head Direction Cell Circuitry
October 11, 2011
Presentation by Dr. Jake Ormond
Title: Fourier Synthesis of Place Fields in CA3 from Grid Fields

October 4, 2011
Presentation by Andrea Gomez Palacio Schjetnan
Title: Increased inter-hemispheric synchronization after direct current stimulation during stroke
recovery

October 4, 2011
Presentation by Matthew Bednarczyk
Title: REM without atonia as a model for studying dream mentation

September 27, 2011
Presentation by Dr. Hendrik Steenland
Title: Experimental protocol for memory driven wakefulness

September 27, 2011
Presentation by Vivek Trivedi
Title: Automatic Segmentation of Nuclei

September 20, 2011
Presentation by Dr. Mark Brandon
Title: Towards understanding the relationship between theta oscillations and spatial coding in the
entorhinal-hippocampal circuit

September 20, 2011
Presentation by Dr. Aaron Gruber
Title: More is less in rodent mPFC: Excessive activity impairs behavioural flexibility

September 13, 2011
Presentation by Doug Bray
Title: Light Microscopy at the CCBN

September 13, 2011
Presentation by Doug Bray
Title: Light Microscopy at the CCBN

September 6, 2011
Presentation by Ryan Rota
Title: Avatar multi-subject recording system: Future research goals

August 30, 2011
Presentation by Dr. Aaron Wilber
Title: The Role of the Posterior Parietal Cortex in Spatial Sequence Learning and Memory

August 23, 2011
Presentation by Dr. Keir Pearson, University of Alberta (Guest Speaker)
Title: Memory of obstacle location in walking cats and rats

August 9, 2011
Presentation by Dr. Corinne Montes-Rodriguez
Title: Regional Development of H1a. Part 1: Hippocampus

August 2, 2011
Presentation by Hiroe Yamazaki
Title: Aspetic Technique

August 2, 2011
Presentation by Sutherland Dube
Title: Combining Brainbow and Immediate-early Gene Activation Methods to Understand Spatial Context Encoding in Neocortex

July 26, 2011
Presentation by Valerie Lapointe
Title: Arc Intron Labeling: The Saga Continues

July 19, 2011
Presentation by Guest Speaker Dr. Majid Mohajerani (PostDoc – Dr. Tim Murphy’s Lab, University of British Columbia)
Title: Imaging wide-spread consensus patterns within spontaneous and sensory-evoked cortical depolarization in vivo, implications for normal function and recovery after injury

July 12, 2011
Presentation by Leonardo Molina
Title: Modulation of Cortical Dynamics by MK801

July 12, 2011
Presentation by Dr. Keith Godfrey
Title: Drifter: A Cluster-Cutting Alternative

July 5, 2011
Presentation by Dr. Neal Melvin
Title: An alternative approach to the rapid production of specific riboprobes

July 5, 2011
Presentation by Dr. Edgar Bermudez
Title: An Exploration of States in the Brain

June 28, 2011
Presentation by Dr. Maurice Needham
Title: Dynamic Clamp

June 28, 2011
Presentation by Daniela Schwindel
Title: Rate Coding in CA3: A Memory Code?

June 21, 2011
Presentation by Dr. Masami Tatsuno
Title: Information geometrical analysis for multi-neuronal spiking data

June 21, 2011
Presentation by Yimin Nie
Title: Information-Geometric Measure in Feedforward Neural Networks

June 14, 2011
Presentation by Dr. Mark Reimers (Dept. of Biostatistics, Virgina Commonwealth University)
Title: Multivariate Analysis of Neural Data

June 7, 2011
Presentation by Dr. Artur Luczak
Title: Mechanisms of tDCS

May 31, 2011
Presentation by Dr. Ivan Skelin
Title: Memory and Addiction: The Role of Dopamine in Shaping the Attractor Landscape in Hippocampus

May 31, 2011
Presentation by Dr. Sandrine Chemla
Title: VSDI Project – First Data

May 24, 2011
Presentation by Matthew Bednarczyk
Title: Hippocampus Block Mounting

May 24, 2011
Presentation by Dr. Mariam Alaverdashvili
Title: Medial Entorhinal Cortex in the Rats: Attempts for Functional Neuroanatomy

May 17, 2011
Presentation by Geoff Minors
Title: Circadian Disruption Animal Housing

May 17, 2011
Presentation by Karim Ali
Title: Using MATLAB with the Hodgkin Cluster

May 10, 2011
Presentation by Lucy Lu
Title: Nanozoomer Shifting Problem and Possible Solution

May 10, 2011
Presentation by Dr. Michael Eckert
Title: Memory trace replay in motor cortex following training on a skilled reaching task

May 3, 2011
Presentation by Dr. Hendrik Steenland
Title: I Think Therefore I Am…Awake?

April 26, 2011
Presentation by Victoria Holec
Title: Effort-Based Decision Making: Follow Up

April 26, 2011
Presentation by Zaneta Navratilova
Title: Place Field Analysis

April 19, 2011
Presentation by Valery Bouquet
Title: PCB Adaptor to Connect the IMEC Probe to the Headstage27

April 19, 2011
Presentation by Dr. Andrea Gomez Palacio Schjetnan
Title: Effect of Direct Current Stimulation on Stroke Recovery

April 12, 2011
Presentation by Vivek Trivedi
Title: IEG Image Analysis

April 12, 2011
Presentation by Guest Speaker Dr. Igor Kovalchuk (Professor, University of Lethbridge)
Title: U of L Illumina Platform for Epigenetic Studies

April 5, 2011
Presentation by Guest Speaker Dr. Rob McDonald (Professor, University of Lethbridge)
Title: Circadian Rhythms and Memory

April 5, 2011
Presentation by Dr. Aaron Wilber

March 29, 2011
Presentation by Dr. David Euston
Title: Effort-Reward Decision Making and the Medial Prefrontal Cortex

March 29, 2011
Presentation by Dr. Jake Ormond
Presented the following papers: “Distinct Representations and Theta Dynamics in Dorscil and Ventral Hippocampus” (Royer et al., 2010) and “Amygdala circuitry mediation reversible and bidirectional control of anxiety” (Tye et al., 2011)

March 22, 2011
Presentation by Dr. Aaron Gruber
Title: Brief Comments on EEG Data Processing

March 22, 2011
Presentation by Valerie Lapointe
Title: Fix Tissue Double Fish: Where We Are At

March 22, 2011
Presentation by Hiroe Yamazaki
Title: Animal Inventory System: Population Census Report

March 8, 2011
Presentation by Dr. Masami Tatsuno
Title: Memory Trace Replay During Slow-Wave Sleep and REM Sleep

March 8, 2011
Presentation by Yimin Nie
Title: “Snookie” – Navigating Like a Fish – Design of Underwater Vehicle Inspired by Neural Sensory System of Blind Fish

March 8, 2011
Presentation by Marc Moreau
Title: EGG Signal Analysis Using GPUS – “Are You Embarrassing Parallel?”

March 1, 2011
Presentation by Dr. Clayton Dickson (Professor, University of Alberta)
Title: Dynamics of Activity During Slow-Wave States in the Hippocampo-Cortical Axis

March 1, 2011
Presentation by Carl Turner (Campus Visitor)
Title: EEG Systems (Avatar)

February 15, 2011
Presentation by Dr. Mariam Alaverdashvili
Title: Medial Entorhinal Cortex Modules in the Human and Rat Brain

February 15, 2011
Presentation by Dr. Corinne Montes-Rodriguez
Title: The Role of Synchronized Spontaneous Neuronal Activity in Early Postnatal Self-Organization of Cortical Neuronal Network

February 8, 2011
Presentation by Dr. Bruce McNaughton
Title: Neural Activity Dependent Gene Expression

February 8, 2011
Presentation by Dr. Artur Luczak
Title: Representation of Stimuli on the “Carrier Wave” of Global Activity in Auditory Cortex

February 1, 2011
Presentation by Leonardo Molina
Title: Abnormal Neural Oscillations and Synchrony in Schizophrenia (Uhlhaas and Singer, 2010)

February 1, 2011
Presentation by Jeanne Xie
Title: A Study in Global vs. Rate Remapping

February 1, 2011
Presentation by Dr. Sandrine Chemla
Title: VSDI Project – Current Progress

January 25, 2011
Presentation by Lucy Lu
Title: Automated FISH Signal Quantification of Large-Scale Nanozoomer Images

January 25, 2011
Presentation by Joel Strautmen
Title: Memory Coding, Consolidation, and Retrieval

January 18, 2011
Presentation by Shahjahan Shahid (Postdoctoral Candidate)
Title: Cepstrum of Bispectrum – A New Approach to Electrophysiological Signal Processing

January 11, 2011
Presentation by Dong Wang (Postdoctoral Candidate) – Video Conference
Title: Convergent Processing of Both Positive and Negative Motivational Signals by the VTA Dopamine Neuron

January 4, 2011
Presentation by Wing Li
Title: Confirmation by Immediate-Early Gene Analysis of Non-Sparse Coding in the Dorsal Subiculum During Spatial Behaviour

January 4, 2011
Presentation by Dr. Michael Eckert
Title: Role of the Hippocampus in Neocortical Coding of Spatial Context

December 14, 2010
Presentation by Zaneta Navratilova
Title: Remapping of Running Directions With Experience of an Environment

December 14, 2010
Presentation by Dr. Hendrik Steenland
Title: Direction of Hippocampus and Prefrontal Cortex

December 14, 2010
Presentation by Karim Ali
Title: Hodgkin/Huxley Cluster

December 7, 2010
Presentation by Daniela Schwindel
Title: Rate Coding in CA3 – A Memory Code?

November 30, 2010
Presentation by Valery Bouquet
Title: Electronics in Gruber Lab – Printed Circuit Board

November 30, 2010
Presentation by Geoff Minors
Title: Projects for November

November 23, 2010
Presentation by Dr. Corinne Montes Rodriguez
Title: The Role of Synchronized Spontaneous Neuronal Activity in Early Postnatal Self-Organization of Cortical Neuronal Networks

November 9, 2010
Presentation by Dr. Andrea Gomez Palacio Schjetnan
Title: Stroke in Rats – Recovery for Stroke (Stimulation

November 9, 2010
Presentation by Dr. David Euston
Title: Rat Prefrontal Cortex – Role in Working Memory

October 26, 2010
Presentation by Dr. Keith Godfrey
Title: Self-organization of developing retinal afferents and the functional behaviors underlying this organization

October 26, 2010
Presentation by Dr. Elliot Ludvig (postdoctoral fellow from Dr. Rich Sutton’s group in Edmonton, AB)
Title: Real-time Prediction Machines: How Animals Learn About The Future

September 21, 2010
Presentation by Karim Ali
Title: Using KlustaKwik on WestGrid

September 14, 2010
Presentation by Leonardo Molina
Title: Distraction and behavioral flexibility during cortical disinhibition

September 7, 2010
Presentation by David Euston
Title: Prefrontal Cortex: Pleasure and Pain from the Past

August 24, 2010
Presentation by Aaron Wilber
Title: Spatial Information processing in posterior parietal cortex

August 17, 2010
Pos-doc Candidate Talk by Junmei Zhu
Title: Self-organization of topographic mappings for invariant object recognition

August 10, 2010
Presentation by Dillon Hambrook
Title:

August 3, 2010
Presentation by Daniela Schwindel
Title: Slow brain oscillation of sleep, resting state and vigilance – Highlights of the 26th international summer school of brain research.

July 20, 2010
Presentation by Bruce McNaughton
Title: General Topics

July 13, 2010
Presentation by Geoff Minors, Jake Ormond and Hendrik Steenland
Title: Alternating Hyperdrive

July 6, 2010
Presentation by Aaron Gruber
Title: Detecting signals with Up/Down states, or what can we learn from toy models?

June 29, 2010
Presentation by Hendrik Steenland
Title: Prefrontal cortex involvement in trace fear memory during wakefulness and sleep

June 22, 2010
Presentation by Vivek Trivedi
Title: Image Compression

June 15, 2010
Guest Speaker’s Talk by Kristina Schultz from The Brain Research Institute, University of Zurich
Title: 2-Photon Calcium imaging in awake head-restraint mice

June 8, 2010
Practice Talk from Dr. Tata’s lab
Presentation by Jarrod Dowdall
Title: Neural Mechanism of Failed Perception in Object Substitution Masking

June 1, 2010
Presentation by Sandrine Chemla
Title: Biophysical cortical column model for optical signal analysis (Part-2)

May 25, 2010
Presentation by Sandrine Chemla
Title: Biophysical cortical column model for optical signal analysis (Part-1)

May 13 – 14, 2010
Brenda Milner Lecture Series
Guest Speaker: Dr. Francesco P. Battaglia
Presentation: May 13, 11:00 – 12:30pm
Title: Linear methods to detect repeated activation of cell assembles in the awake and sleeping brain

BMLS Public Lecture
Guest Speaker: Dr. John O’Keefe
Presentation: May 13, 3:00 – 4:00pm, at PE261
Title: Memory of Places Past: Using our brains to map space

May 14, 10:00 – 11:00am
In-House CCBN Lecture
Guest Speaker: Dr. John O’Keefe
Title: Development of Spatial Firing in the Hippocampal Formation

May 4, 2010
Presentation by Michael Eckert
Title: Effects of Long-term Environmental Enrichment on Hippocampal Function

April 27, 2010
Pos-doc Candidate Talk by Dr. Aaron Wilber

April 13, 2010
Presentation by Jake Ormond
Title: Fourier Synthesis of Place Fields in CA3 from Grid Fields

April 6, 2010
Presentation by Jeanne Xie
Title: Do newborn neurons correspond to the excitable population within the DG?

March 30, 2010
Presentation by Andrea Gomez Palacio Schjetnan
Title: Accuracy of tetrode spike separation as determined by stimultaneous intracelular and extracellular measurements

March 23, 2010
Presentation by Bruce McNaughton
Title: The Demise of the Hippocampal Autoassociator Theory

March 16, 2010
Presentation by Lucy Lu
Title: IEG Image Analysis

March 2, 2010
Lab Meeting Presentation by Kate Bzymek

February 23, 2010
Lab Meeting Presentation by Masami Tatsuno

February 17 – 22, 2010
Canadian Spring Conference for Behaviour and Brain
Fernie, BC, Canada
Presenters: Artur Luczak, Masami Tatsuno, Marco Brigham, Andrea Gomez-Palacio, Zaneta Navratilova, Daniela Schwindel

February 16, 2010
Guest Speaker Dr. Signe Bray
Presentation 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Title: Understanding and improving cognitive performance using functional brain imaging

June 1, 2010
Presentations by Mariam Alaverdashvili
1. Cellular Compartmental Analysis of Temporal Activity by Fluorescence in situ Hybridization: methodological issues
2. How to design, supervise, and critically evaluate stereological studies of the nervous system

October 13, 2009
Lab Meeting Presentation by Daniela Schwindel
Title: Pattern Separation in a hippocampus dependent memory task

October 16 – 21, 2009
Society for Neuroscience Conference in Chicago

September 9, 2009
MATLAB tutorial: Advanced Image Processing
by Lucy Lu 2:00 – 4:00pm

September 7, 2009
MATLAB tutorial: MATLAB GUI
by Megan Torry 2:00 – 4:00pm

September 2, 2009
MATLAB tutorial: Basic MATLAB Graphics
by Megan Torry 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

August 31, 2009
MATLAB tutorial: Analysis of Electrophysiological Recordings using MATLAB
by Zaneta Navratilova 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

August 26, 2009
MATLAB tutorial: Basic Statistics and Analysis in MATLAB
by Megan Torry 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

August 24, 2009
MATLAB tutorial: Analysis of Electrophysiological Recordings using MATLAB
by Zaneta Navratilova 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

August 19, 2009
MATLAB tutorial: Basic Programming
by Jeanne Xie 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

August 17, 2009
MATLAB tutorial: MATLAB Fundamentals
by Jeanne Xie 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

May 18 – 19, 2009
Polaris Mini Workshop in Lethbridge

March 13, 2009
Presentation by Aaron Gruber
Title: Decision making and corticomesolimbic processing in health and metal illness

January 12, 2009
Presentation by Mariam Alaverdashvili and Katrina Yu
Title: Cellular Compartmental Analysis of Temporal Activity by Fluorescence in situ Hybridization: Theory and Practical application