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April 2016
Tuesday
12.04.2016
17 c.t.
Großer Seminarraum MPIbpC, Am Faßberg 11, 37077 Göttingen Contact:  Florentin Wörgötter
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Mark van Rossum
University of Edinburgh, Institute for Adaptive and Neural Computation, Edinburgh, UK
Synaptic plasticity in a dynamic world
February 2016
Monday
29.02.2016
14:15 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Viola Priesemann
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Mauro Copelli
Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Departamento de Fisica, Recife, Brazil
Repertoires of spike avalanches are modulated by behavior and novelty
Tuesday
09.02.2016
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Viola Priesemann
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Dr. Eilif Muller
Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, Blue Brain Project, Switzerland
Emergent dynamics in a reconstruction of a neocortical microcircuit
January 2016
Tuesday
26.01.2016
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Viola Priesemann
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Constantin A. Rothkopf
Institute of Psychology, Technical University Darmstadt
Computational approaches to perception and action: from receptive fields to value functions
November 2015
Wednesday
18.11.2015
17 c.t.
MPI DS seminar room (0.77/0.79) Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Poramate Manoonpong
Embodied AI & Neurorobotics Lab, The Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Institute, The University of Southern Denmark
From Neural Dynamics and Synaptic Plasticity to Complex Behaviors: An Embodied Neural Computation Approach
September 2015
Monday
07.09.2015
11 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Viola Priesemann
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Jack Cowan
University of Chicago, Mathematics Dept., Neurology Dept. and Committee on Computational Neuroscience
Modeling Cortical Dynamics with Wilson- Cowan equations
July 2015
Tuesday
21.07.2015
17:15 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Theo Geisel
Arbeitsgruppen-Seminar
Dr. Rob Shaw
MPIDS Dept. of Nonlinear Dynamics
Maximum Pattern Entropy
Tuesday
14.07.2015
17 c.t.
MPI DS seminar room (0.77/0.79) Contact:  Viola Priesemann
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Dr. Andreea Lazar
Ernst Strüngmann Institute (ESI) for Neuroscience in Cooperation with Max Planck Society, Frankfurt/M.
Spatio-temporal processing in biological and artificial recurrent networks
Monday
13.07.2015
17 c.t.
MPI DS seminar room (0.77/0.79) Contact:  Viola Priesemann
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Dr. Joseph Lizier
School of Civil Engineering, University of Sydney, Australia
What is "information dynamics" and what can it tell us?
Monday
13.07.2015
14:15 s.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Theo Geisel
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Leonid Bunimovich
School of Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA
ISOSPECTRAL TRANSFORMATIONS of NETWORKS, Part III
Friday
10.07.2015
14:15 s.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Theo Geisel
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Leonid Bunimovich
School of Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA
ISOSPECTRAL TRANSFORMATIONS of NETWORKS, Part II
Thursday
09.07.2015
10:15 s.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Theo Geisel
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Leonid Bunimovich
School of Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA
ISOSPECTRAL TRANSFORMATIONS of NETWORKS, Part I
Friday
03.07.2015
14 c.t.
MPI DS seminar room (0.77/0.79) Contact:  Mantas Gabrielaitis
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Frank Rattay
Institute for Analysis and Scientific Computing, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria
Firing patterns in the auditory nerve
June 2015
Tuesday
16.06.2015
17:15 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Marc Timme
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Ido Kanter
Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel
Neuronal plasticity implementing cooperative networks with: low firing rates, macroscopic cortical oscillations and microsecond precision
May 2015
Tuesday
12.05.2015
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Viola Priesemann
BCCN AG-Seminar
Dr. Enzo Tagliazucchi
Institute of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, Kiel
Large-scale brain dynamics and connectivity across different states of consciousness
Thursday
07.05.2015
14:15 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Viola Priesemann
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Dr. Luc Berthouze
University of Sussex, School of Engineering and Informatics, UK
Identification of criticality in brain
Tuesday
05.05.2015
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Theo Geisel
Arbeitsgruppen-Seminar
Dr. Jonathan Eroms
Institut für Experimentelle und Angewandte Physik, Universität Regensburg
Ballistic transport in graphene antidot lattices
March 2015
Tuesday
03.03.2015
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Florentin Wörgötter
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Ricarda Schubotz
Institute of Psychology, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Münster
Predicting action: bottom-up and top-down
February 2015
Friday
13.02.2015
14:15 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Florentin Wörgötter
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Dr. Bernd Porr
University of Glasgow
From "RunBot" to walking by electrical stimulation
January 2015
Thursday
29.01.2015
08:30 s.t.
Bibliothek des Physiologischen Instituts, Humboldtallee 23, 37073 Göttingen Contact:  Detlev Schild
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Michele Migliore
Institute of Biophysics, National Research Council, Palermo, Italy
Self-organization of microcircuits in a brain system
Monday
12.01.2015
14 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Viola Priesemann
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Michael Wibral
Brain Imaging Center, MEG Unit, Frankfurt
Understanding information processing goals in neural systems with partial information decomposition
Thursday
08.01.2015
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Theo Geisel
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Byungnam Kahng
Department of Physics and Astronomy, Seoul National University, Korea
Discontinuous percolation transitions in cluster merging processes
December 2014
Thursday
11.12.2014
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Dr. Alberto Romagnoni
The Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Biology, College de France, Paris
Pinwheel-Dipole structures in V1: Exhaustivity, parsimony and balanced detection
Tuesday
09.12.2014
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Dr. Guillaume Lajoie
Max Planck Insitute for Dynamics and Self-Organization
Encoding and discrimination of multi-dimensional signals using chaotic spiking activity
November 2014
Friday
21.11.2014
11 c.t.
MPI DS seminar room (0.77/0.79)
BCCN Sonderseminar
Benjamin Risse
Institut für Informatik, Fachbereich Mathematik und Informatik der Universität Münster
Imaging and Tracking in Neurobiology - FIM: Acquiring Locomotion Trajectories of Drosophila melanogaster
September 2014
Tuesday
30.09.2014
16 s.t.
MPI DS seminar room (0.77/0.79) Contact:  Viola Priesemann
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Dr. Oren Shriki
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Dept. of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Computational Psychiatry Lab, Israel
Monitoring the Balance of Excitation and Inhibition in the Human Brain using Neuronal Avalanches
August 2014
Tuesday
05.08.2014
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Dr. Christian Tetzlaff
Georg-August-Universität, BCCN, Göttingen
The interactions of adaptive processes on different time scales and their functional roles in neural systems
Friday
01.08.2014
11:15 s.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Fred Wolf
Other
Dr. Venkatakrishnan Ramaswamy
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
Theoretical Connectomics
Friday
01.08.2014
10 s.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Fred Wolf
Other
Dr. Viola Priesemann
MPI for Dynamics and Self-Organization, Goettingen, Germany
Balancing optimal information processing and sustainable dynamics in vivo
Friday
01.08.2014
09 s.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Fred Wolf
Other
Dr. Christian Rössert
The University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
At the edge of chaos: how granular-layer dynamics can provide the basis for cerebellar function
June 2014
Tuesday
24.06.2014
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Jochen Braun
Cognitive Biology Group, Institute of Biology, Otto-von-Guericke University, Magdeburg
Dynamics of visual perception and collective neural activity
May 2014
Tuesday
20.05.2014
17:15 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Annette Witt
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Anita Mehta
S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata, India
Perceiving, learning and forgetting – a physicist’s take
April 2014
Tuesday
29.04.2014
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. em. Dr. Barry Lee
Biological Sciences, College of Optometry, State University of New York, NY
Motion and spatial signals in macaque ganglion cells
Tuesday
01.04.2014
17 c.t.
MPI für experimentelle Medizin Contact:  Ahmed El Hady
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Menahem Segal
Weizmann Institute of Sience, Dept. Neurobiology, Rehovot, Israel
Stress, GABA, Calcium Stores and Hippocampal Plasticity
Tuesday
01.04.2014
16 c.t.
MPI für experimentelle Medizin Contact:  Ahmed El Hady
Other
Prof. Dr. Menahem Segal
Weizmann Institute of Sience, Dept. Neurobiology, Rehovot, Israel
Determinants of spontaneous bursts in cultured networks of central neurons
February 2014
Wednesday
12.02.2014
14:15 s.t.
MPI DS seminar room (0.77/0.79) Contact:  Jan Nagler
MPI Kolloquium
Ph.D. Krishna P. Gummadi
Max-Planck Institute for Software Systems, Head, Networked Systems Research Group, Saarbrücken
Quantifying Information Overload in Social Media and its Impact on Social Contagions
Tuesday
11.02.2014
17 c.t.
MPI DS seminar room (0.77/0.79) Contact:  Ahmed El Hady
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Dr. Benjamin Machta
The Lewis-Sigler Institute, Princeton University, USA
Criticality in the Plasma Membrane of Living Cells
January 2014
Wednesday
22.01.2014
14:15 s.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Jan Nagler
MPI Kolloquium
Prof. Dr. Erwin Frey
Faculty of Physics, Statistical and Biological Physics, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Collective Phenomena in Biological Systems
December 2013
Tuesday
17.12.2013
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Theo Geisel
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Stefan Kehrein
Institute for Theoretical Physics, Physics Department, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Equilibrium quantum statistical mechanics; when does it work, and when and why does it fail?
Tuesday
10.12.2013
17:15 s.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Theo Geisel
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Dr. Anna Levina
Max-Planck-Institut für Dynamik und Selbstorganisation, Göttingen
NEURONAL AVALANCHES: OPTIMALITY, PLASTICITY AND LEARNING
Wednesday
04.12.2013
14:15 s.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Jan Nagler
MPI Kolloquium
Prof. Dr. Klaus Pawelzik
Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of Bremen, Bremen
Criticality of control in man and markets
November 2013
Tuesday
19.11.2013
17 c.t.
MPI DS seminar room (0.77/0.79) Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Peter J. Thomas
Department of Mathematics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, USA
On the Asymptotic Phase of Stochastic Oscillators
Wednesday
13.11.2013
15:15 s.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Jan Nagler
MPI Kolloquium
Prof. Dr. Peter Grassberger
Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Calgary (Canada)
Cooperative first order percolation transitions: From HIV to the random field Ising model
October 2013
Tuesday
22.10.2013
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Detlev Schild
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Panayiota Poirazi
Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (IMBB) Foundation of Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH), Heraklion, Crete, Greece
Spatio-temporal encoding in pyramidal neuron models: the role of dendrites
September 2013
Monday
23.09.2013 14:15
Contact:  Marc Timme
MPI Advances - Quantifying causal interactions from time series of complex systems, Jakob Runge (PIK Potsdam)
July 2013
Tuesday
09.07.2013
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
PD Dr. Kerstin Schmidt
Brain Institute - Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN)
The visual callosal connection: a connection like any other?
Wednesday
03.07.2013
15:15 s.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Theo Geisel
MPI Kolloquium
Ph.D. Margaret C. Crofoot
University of Konstanz, Max-Planck-Institute for Ornithology, Vogelwarte Radolfzell
Movement Ecology in a data-rich world
Tuesday
02.07.2013
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Dominika Lyzwa
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Tatyana Sharpee
Computational Neurobiology Laboratory, The Salk Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA
Information theoretic principles in learning and decision making
June 2013
Wednesday
26.06.2013
15 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Theo Geisel
MPI Kolloquium
Prof. Dr. Albert Goldbeter
Faculté des Sciences Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
The cell cycle and the circadian clock: Dynamics of two coupled cellular rhythms
Monday
24.06.2013
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Demian Battaglia
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Charles Gray
Department of Cell Biology & Neuroscience, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, USA
Dynamics of Cortico-cortical Interactions Underlying Visual Working Memory
Tuesday
18.06.2013
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Theo Geisel
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Dipl. Phys. Viola Priesemann
Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt, Germany
Self- organized criticality as a universal brain state from wakefulness to deep sleep? Results from intracranial depth recordings in humans
Friday
07.06.2013
11 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Annette Witt
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Susanne Still
Manoa Department of Information and Computer Sciences, University of Hawaiʻi, USA
Thermodynamics of Prediction
Wednesday
05.06.2013
15:15 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Dominika Lyzwa
MPI Kolloquium
Prof. Dr. Dominique Langevin
Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, CNRS, Université Pris Sud., Orsay, France
Physical chemistry of Foams
Tuesday
04.06.2013
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  André Fiala (Schwann-Schleiden Forschungszentrum)
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Georg Nagel
Julius-von-Sachs-Institut für Biowissenschaften, Lehrstuhl für Botanik I, Würzburg
Characterization and engineering of photoreceptors for optogenetic applications
May 2013
Wednesday
29.05.2013
15 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Theo Geisel
MPI Kolloquium
Javier Buceta Fernández, Ph.D.
Barcelona Sience Park (PCB) CoSMo Lab (Computer Simulation and Modeling), Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
Chinese whispers: noise in Quorum Sensing
Tuesday
28.05.2013
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Demian Battaglia
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Robert Shapley
Center for Neural Science, New York University, New York, USA
Things look black for the receptive field hypothesis in the primary visual cortex (V1)
Tuesday
21.05.2013
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Tobias Moser
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
PD Dr. Dr. Andreas Bahmer
Department of Audiological Acoustics, ENT Department, Goethe-University of Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
Neuroimplantate: Theorie, Experiment und klinische Anwendung
Wednesday
15.05.2013
17 c.t.
MPI DS seminar room (0.77/0.79) Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Dr. Yashar Ahmadian
Center for Theoretical Neuroscience, Columbia University, NY, USA
Interplay of random and structured connectivity in the dynamics of neural networks
April 2013
Tuesday
30.04.2013
17 c.t.
MPI DS seminar room (0.77/0.79) Contact:  Dominika Lyzwa
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Dr. Jennifer Linden
The Ear Institute, Faculty of Brain Sciences, UCL Ear Institute, London, UK
A specific deficit in auditory adaptation in a mouse model of human neurodevelopmental disorders
Tuesday
23.04.2013
17 c.t.
big lecture hall (L01), Von-Siebold-Str. 6, side entrance, 37075 Göttingen Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Brent Doiron
Department of Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh, USA
The idling brain: the formation and maintenance of spontaneous cortical dynamics
Monday
15.04.2013
11 s.t.
MPI DS seminar room (0.77/0.79) Contact:  Fred Wolf
Sonderseminar
Alireza Chenani
Universität Uppsala , Schweden
Stringy Description of the Universe
February 2013
Tuesday
05.02.2013
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Dr. Yonatan Loewenstein
Department of Neurobiology, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
Is there "value" in reinforcement learning?
January 2013
Thursday
31.01.2013
11 s.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN Sonderseminar
Prof. Dr. Fidel Santamaria
University of Texas at San Antonio, One UTSA circle, USA
Fractional neuro-dynamics: from biochemical reactions to spiking activity
Wednesday
30.01.2013
14:15 s.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Jan Nagler
MPI Kolloquium
Prof. Dr. Hans Jürgen Herrmann
ETH Zürich, Institut für Baustoffe (IfB)
Watershed Percolation
Tuesday
22.01.2013
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Ahmed El Hady
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Guoqiang Bi
School of Life Sciences University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui, China.
Reverberatory activity in a prototypic Hebbian cell assembly
Wednesday
16.01.2013
15 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Jan Nagler
MPI Kolloquium
Prof. Dr. Didier Sornette
ETH Zurich, Department of Management, Technology and Economics (D-MTEC), Zurich Switzerland
Discrete scale invariance and log-periodicity in material rupture, growth processes, turbulence, finance and other systems
Tuesday
15.01.2013
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Andreas Neef
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Romain Brette
Département d'Etudes Cognitives, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France
Computing with neural synchrony: an ecological approach to neural computation
Tuesday
08.01.2013
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Guillaume Lajoie
Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
Chaos and reliability in fluctuation-driven, balanced spiking networks
December 2012
Wednesday
19.12.2012
10 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Theo Geisel
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Gabriel B. Mindlin
Laboratorio de sistemas dinámicos, Departamento de Fisica, FCEyN, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Complex rhythms in birdsong
Tuesday
18.12.2012
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Gabriel B. 'Mindlin
Laboratorio de sistemas dinámicos, Departamento de Física, FCEyN, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Elemental motor gesture dynamics are encoded by song premotor cortical neurons in songbirds
Tuesday
11.12.2012
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Dr. Claudia Clopath
Center for Theoretical Neuroscience, Columbia University, New York, USA
Cerebellar learning - A model of vestibulo-ocular reflex adaptation
November 2012
Tuesday
20.11.2012
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Rainer Engelken
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Jonas Peters
Seminar for Statistics, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Causal Inference on Time Series using Structural Equation Models
Thursday
15.11.2012
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Theo Geisel
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Michael Thaut
Colorado State University, USA
Entrainment and the Motor System – Basic Science and Applications to Neurorehabilitation
October 2012
Wednesday
24.10.2012
15:15 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Jan Nagler
MPI Kolloquium
Prof. Dr. Naama Brenner
Department of Chemical Engineering, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
Universal Protein Distributions in Microorganism Populations
Monday
15.10.2012
11 s.t.
Raum F2.125, Gebäude der Dritten Physik, Friedrich-Hund-Platz 1 Contact:  Florentin Wörgötter
BFNT/BCCN Sonderseminar
Prof. Dr. Fumitoshi Matsuno
Department of Mechanical Engineering and Intelligent Systems, Kyoto University, Japan
Rescue Robot Systems - From Snake Robot to Human Interface
Tuesday
02.10.2012
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Demian Battaglia
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Iris Grothe
Center for Cognitive Science, Brain Research Institute, Bremen; Ernst Strüngmann Institute for Neuroscience in Cooperation with Max Planck Society, Frankfurt
Selective signal routing during attention – the role of interareal synchronization
September 2012
Monday
17.09.2012
14 c.t.
Hörsaal Haus 8 Contact:  Marc Timme
Other
Prof. Yuri Maistrenko
National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine
Chimera states for repulsively coupled phase oscillators
Monday
03.09.2012
Contact:  David Hofmann
CNS Course 2012
August 2012
Thursday
30.08.2012
17 c.t.
MPI DS seminar room (0.77/0.79) Contact:  Ahmed El Hady
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Ed Boyden
Synthetic Neurobiology Group, MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, USA
Optogenetics, Robotic Electrophysiology, and Other Neural Circuit Tools
Tuesday
21.08.2012
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Jan Nagler
Arbeitsgruppen-Seminar
Dr. Eduardo G. Altmann
Dynamical system and Social Dynamics Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden
Burstiness and long-range correlation in natural language
June 2012
Tuesday
26.06.2012
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Benjamin Lindner
Theory of Complex Systems and Neurophysics, Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Berlin, Humboldt University Berlin
Spontaneous activity and signal transfer in neural systems
Tuesday
12.06.2012
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Dr. Jaime de la Rocha
Institut D'Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer, Barcelona, Spain
Neuronal variability and its relation to perceptual decision making
Thursday
07.06.2012
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Theo Geisel
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Gilles Laurent, Ph.D.
MPI for Brain Research, Frankfurt am Main
Building sparse memories for odor signals
May 2012
Tuesday
29.05.2012
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Dr. Christian Machens
Neural Theory, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France
Dynamics of an oculomotor integrator revealed by instantaneous optogenetic perturbations
Tuesday
08.05.2012
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Marc Timme
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Yuri Maistrenko
Universität Potsdam
Emergent dynamics of coupled oscillators
April 2012
Wednesday
25.04.2012
15 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Jan Nagler
MPI Kolloquium
Prof. Dr. Winfried Denk
Max-Planck-Institut für Neurobiologie, Martinsried
Unwiring the brain, towards a complete circuit diagram of the central nervous system
Tuesday
24.04.2012
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Gašper Tkačik
Information Processing in Biological Networks, Institute of Science and Technology Austria
Statistical physics for a network of real neurons
Tuesday
17.04.2012
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Andreas Neef
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Dr. Matthew Grubb
MRC Centre for Developmental Neurobiology, King's College London, UK
Activity-dependent plasticity at the axon initial segment
Monday
16.04.2012
15 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Jan Nagler
MPI Kolloquium
Dr. Andrei Lupas
Department of Protein Evolution MPI for Developmental Biology, Tübingen
On the origin of folded proteins
March 2012
Thursday
22.03.2012
14 c.t.
MPI DS seminar room (0.77/0.79) Contact:  Theo Geisel
BFNT/BCCN Sonderseminar
Fabian Bock
Universität Heidelberg
Numerical Simulation of a Wind-Driven Air-Water Interface focusing on Thermal Effects
Tuesday
13.03.2012
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Ahmed El Hady
BCCN Sonderseminar
Prof. Dr. Massimo Scanziani
Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of California, San Diego, USA
Addressing cortical processing by perturbing the activity of individual layers
February 2012
Tuesday
28.02.2012
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Dominika Lyzwa
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Catherine Carr
Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg (HWK), Delmenhorst
Binaural hearing: Lessons from evolution
Wednesday
22.02.2012
15:15 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Fred Wolf
MPI Kolloquium
Dr. Stephan Grill
MPI of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden
Mechanochemical Pattern Generation
Tuesday
14.02.2012
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Andreas Sorge
Arbeitsgruppen-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Dirk Semmann
Courant Research Centre "Evolution of Social Behaviour", Universität Göttingen
Social networks and cooperative behavior
Tuesday
07.02.2012
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Dr. Julijana Gjorgjieva
Center for Brain Science, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
When two is not enough: using triplets of spikes to model synaptic plasticity
Wednesday
01.02.2012
15:45 s.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Jan Nagler
MPI Kolloquium
Prof. Dr. Jonathon Howard
Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden
The Beat Generation: From Single Molecules to the Collective Motion of Cilia and Flagella
January 2012
Tuesday
31.01.2012
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Andreas Neef
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Thomas Heimburg
Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
The physics of nerves, anesthesia and lipid membrane channels
Tuesday
17.01.2012
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Annette Witt
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Sonja Grün
Institut für Neurowissenschaften und Medizin, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH
Detection and identification of cortical spatio-temporal interaction
Tuesday
10.01.2012
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Ahmed El Hady
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Jeffrey C. Magee
Janelia Farm Research Campus, Ashburn, USA
Input comparison in hippocampal and neocortical pyramidal neurons
December 2011
Wednesday
14.12.2011
16 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Fred Wolf
MPI Kolloquium
Prof. Dr. Antonio Politi
Institute of Complex Systems (CNR-ISC), Sesto Fiorentino, Italy
Collective motion and linear stability in networks of nonlinear oscillators
Wednesday
07.12.2011
16 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Christian Bick
MPI Kolloquium
Prof. Dr. Arkady Pikovsky
University Potsdam, Institute for Physics and Astronomy
Hierarchical populations of coupled oscillators: nonlinear coupling and partial integrability
Tuesday
06.12.2011
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Tim Gollisch
University of Goettingen, Dept. of Ophthalmology, Göttingen
A Closer Look at Receptive Fields: How Neurons in the Retina Integrate Visual Signals
November 2011
Tuesday
29.11.2011
17 c.t.
MPI DS seminar room (0.77/0.79) Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Gregor Eichele
Dept. Genes and Behavior, Max Planck Institute of Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen
The Molecular and Organismal Regulation of the Mammalian Circadian Clock
Wednesday
23.11.2011
16 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Jan Nagler
MPI Kolloquium
Prof. Raymond E. Goldstein
Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, Centre for Mathematical Science, University of Cambridge, UK
Evolution of Biological Complexity
Tuesday
15.11.2011
11 s.t.
MPI DS seminar room (0.77/0.79) Contact:  Theo Geisel
Other
Henri Degueldre
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
The Effect of Inflation on the Phenomenon of Vacuum Polarization
Wednesday
09.11.2011
16 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall Contact:  Marc Timme
MPI Kolloquium
Dmitri Chklovskii
Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Chevy Chase, USA
Neural coding in sensory systems
October 2011
Tuesday
18.10.2011
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl Hörsaal, Am Faßberg 11 AI-Gebäude Contact:  Annette Witt
Other
Dr. Caroline Geisler
Centre for Integrative Neuroscience, Tübingen
When a group of neurons oscillates slower than its members: a study of hippocampal place cells
Tuesday
18.10.2011
16 s.t.
Ludwig Prandtl Hörsaal, Am Faßberg 11 AI-Gebäude Contact:  Andreas Neef
Other
Prof. Dr. John C. Middlebrooks
Department of Otolaryngology, University of California at Irvine, USA
Auditory Prosthesis With a Penetrating Nerve Array
Tuesday
18.10.2011
14 c.t.
MPI DS seminar room (0.77/0.79) Contact:  Theo Geisel
Other
Markus Schoeler
Fraunhofer Institut für angewandte Optik und Feinmechanik in Jena und Universität Würzburg
Optical and functional properties of nanoporous Sol-Gel layers
September 2011
Tuesday
27.09.2011
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl Hörsaal, Am Faßberg 11 AI-Gebäude Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN Sonderseminar
Dr. Dmitry Tsigankov
Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience, Goettingen
Non-equilibrium molecular transport in spiny dendrites and its role in synaptic plasticity
Tuesday
27.09.2011
13:30 s.t.
Am Faßberg 17, Seminarraum 0.77/0.79 Contact:  Theo Geisel
Other
Maximilian Uhlig
Max-Planck-Institut für Astrophysik, Garching
Cosmic ray driven winds in galaxies
Wednesday
21.09.2011
16 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl Hörsaal, Am Faßberg 11 AI-Gebäude Contact:  Jan Nagler
MPI Kolloquium
Prof. Dr. Jerome Bibette
ESPCI ParisTech, Laboratoire de Colloides et Matériaux Division, Paris, France
Monitoring Single Cell Bioenergetics via the Coarsening of Emulsion Droplets
Monday
19.09.2011 09:00
Contact:  David Hofmann
CNS Course 2011
Tuesday
06.09.2011
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl Hörsaal, Am Faßberg 11 AI-Gebäude Contact:  Ahmed El Hady
Other
Prof. Dr. Elisha Moses
Weizmann Institute, Israel
Coupling software to hardware in biological computation
Monday
05.09.2011
10:30 s.t.
MPI für experimentelle Medizin Contact:  Ahmed El Hady
Other
Prof. Dr. Christiane Thielemann
Hochschule Aschaffenburg
Triangular neuronal networks on microelectrode arrays
July 2011
Wednesday
20.07.2011
16 c.t.
Am Faßberg, Ludwig-Prandtl-Saal Contact:  Marc Timme
MPI Kolloquium
Prof. Dr. Leonid Bunimovich
Georgia Tech, USA
Finite Time Dynamics
Wednesday
13.07.2011
16 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl Hörsaal, Am Faßberg 11 AI-Gebäude Contact:  Armin Biess
MPI Kolloquium
Dr. Julian Barbour
Visiting Professor in Physics at the University of Oxford
Gravity as Machian shape dynamics
Tuesday
05.07.2011
17 c.t.
Seminarraum 0.79, Am Faßberg 17, MPIDS Contact:  Fred Wolf
Other
Dr. Nathalie Rochefort
Institute of Neuroscience, Technische Universität München
Exploring the mouse visual cortex in vivo with two-photon calcium imaging
Tuesday
05.07.2011
10:15 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Marc Timme
Sonderseminar
Dr. Vasily Zaburdaev
Harvard University, USA
Perturbation spreading in many particle systems: a random walk approach Vasily Zaburdaev, Sergey Denisov, and Peter Hanggi
June 2011
Wednesday
29.06.2011
16 c.t.
Ludwig-Prandtl Hörsaal, Am Faßberg 11, AI-Gebäude Contact:  Jan Nagler
MPI Kolloquium
Prof. Dr. Massimo Vergassola
Institut Pasteur Physics of Biological Systems, Paris, France
Bacterial strategies of chemotaxis
Tuesday
28.06.2011
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl Hörsaal, Am Faßberg 11 AI-Gebäude Contact:  Dominika Lyzwa
Other
Prof. Dr. Heather Read
Departments of Psychology & Biomedical Engineering, University of Connecticut, USA
Parallel and Efficient Neural Pathway Encoding of the Acoustic Scene
Tuesday
21.06.2011
17 c.t.
Ludwig-Prandtl Hörsaal, Am Faßberg 11, AI-Gebäude Contact:  Christoph Kolodziejski
Other
Dr. Stefan Kiebel
Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig
Recognizing sequences of sequences using nonlinear dynamical systems
Monday
20.06.2011
17 c.t.
Ludwig-Prandtl Hörsaal, Am Faßberg 11, AI-Gebäude Contact:  Demian Battaglia
BCCN Sonderseminar
Prof. Dr. Jozsef Fiser
Volen Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University
A Sampling-based Framework for Probabilistic Representation and Computation in the Cortex
Wednesday
15.06.2011
17 c.t.
Ludwig-Prandtl Hörsaal, Am Faßberg 11, AI-Gebäude Contact:  Fred Wolf
Other
Prof. Dr. Valery Kalatsky
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Houston, USA
Cortical maps of sensory world: Fourier approach to optical imaging
Tuesday
14.06.2011
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl Hörsaal, Am Faßberg 11 AI-Gebäude Contact:  Annette Witt
Other
Prof. Dr. Michael Rosenblum
Potsdam University, Nonlinear Dynamics Dept. of Physics and Astronomy
Reconstructing phase dynamics of oscillator networks
Tuesday
07.06.2011
17 c.t.
Ludwig-Prandtl Hörsaal, Am Faßberg 11, AI-Gebäude Contact:  Annette Witt
Other
PD Dr. Jan Kantelhardt
Institut für Physik, Martin-Luther-Universität, Halle-Wittenberg
Phase Synchronization Transitions in Medical Data
May 2011
Friday
27.05.2011
14:15 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock
Other

'Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience: Collective dynamics biological neural Networks II'
Thursday
26.05.2011
16 c.t.
Faculty of Physics, Friedrich Hund Platz 1, Seminarroom SR18 (E1.112) Contact:  Florentin Wörgötter
Other
Dr. Yulia Sandamirskaya
Institut für Neuroinformatik, Ruhr-Universität-Bochum
Sequence Generation in Dynamic Field Theory: From Serial Order to Behavioral Organization
Wednesday
18.05.2011
16 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl Hörsaal, Am Faßberg 11 AI-Gebäude Contact:  Jan Nagler
MPI Kolloquium
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Jürgen Kurths
Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Potsdam and Humboldt University Berlin, Institute of Physics
The Climate System as a Network of Networks
Tuesday
17.05.2011
17 c.t.
MPIDS Fassberg Contact:  Fred Wolf
Other
Dr. Surya Ganguli
Sloan-Swartz Center for Theoretical Neurobiology University of California, San Francisco, USA
Fisher information, compressed sensing, and memory traces in neuronal networks
Wednesday
11.05.2011
16 c.t.
Ludwig-Prandtl Hörsaal, Am Faßberg 11, AI-Gebäude Contact:  Jan Nagler
MPI Kolloquium
Prof. Dr. Eckehard Schöll
TU Berlin Theoretische Physik/Nichtlineare Dynamik und Kontrolle, Berlin
Controlling dynamics of complex networks with delayed coupling
Tuesday
10.05.2011
10 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Marc Timme
Other
Dr. Sarah Hallerberg
Institut für Physik, TU Chemnitz
Precursors, Predictions, Receiver-Operator-Characteristic-Curves and Spatio-Temporal-Perturbations
Tuesday
03.05.2011
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl Hörsaal, Am Faßberg 11 AI-Gebäude Contact:  Fred Wolf
Other
Prof. Dr. Richard Hahnloser
Institut für Neuroinformatik, Universität Zürich und ETH Zürich, Schweiz
The hebbian theory of sensorimotor learning and its application to birdsong learning
April 2011
Wednesday
20.04.2011
16:15 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl Hörsaal, Am Faßberg 11 AI-Gebäude Contact:  Jan Nagler
MPI Kolloquium
Prof. Dr. Richard Neher
MPI for Developmental Biology, Tübingen
Why do viruses have Sex?
Tuesday
19.04.2011
16 c.t.
Hörsaal 5 (HS5), Fakultät für Physik, Friedrich-Hund-Platz 1 Contact:  Florentin Wörgötter
Other
Prof. Dr. Jun Morimoto
Dept. of Brain Robot Interface (BRI), ATR Computational Neuroscience Labs, Kyoto, Japan
Connecting robots with brains: Introduction of Brain-Robot Interface (BRI) studies
March 2011
Friday
11.03.2011
11 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Theo Geisel
Sonderseminar
Michael Fauth
Technische Universität Dresden
Anwendung digitaler Filter in der Datenerfassung mit Halbleiterdetektoren
Tuesday
08.03.2011
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Annette Witt
Other
Dr. Catherine Tallon-Baudry
CRICM, Hôpital Pitié-Salpétrière, Paris, France
The links between attention and awareness
Tuesday
01.03.2011
15 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Jan Nagler
Other
Dr. Konstantin Klemm
Bioinformatik, Uni Leipzig
Eigenvector centrality as a predictor of nodes' influence on network dynamics
February 2011
Tuesday
08.02.2011
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Demian Battaglia
Other
Prof. Dr. Mathew Diamond
Cognitive Neuroscience Sector, SISSA (International School for Advanced Studies), Trieste, Italy
Stages of processing for building tactile perception in the rat whisker system
Tuesday
01.02.2011
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Abigail Morrison
Bernstein Center Freiburg
Learning from dopamine: generating and exploiting a biological temporal-difference error signal
January 2011
Monday
31.01.2011
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Florentin Wörgötter
Other
Prof. Dr. Ernst Niebur
Mind/Brain Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
Criticality in Cortical Neurons: Up states are critical, Down states are subcritical
Wednesday
26.01.2011
14 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Jan Nagler
BCCN Sonderseminar
Frank Stollmeier
Universität Göttingen
Sound generation in reed woodwind instruments
Tuesday
25.01.2011
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Tatjana Tchumatchenko
Other
Prof. Dr. Eve Marder
Biology Department and Volen Center, Brandeis University, USA
Beyond Optimality: Variability, Compensation, and Robustness in Neuronal Networks
Tuesday
25.01.2011
14:30 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Demian Battaglia
BCCN Sonderseminar
Katharina Menz
Mathematisches Institut, Universität Köln
Modelling of Synaptic STDP and Analysis in a Two-Neuron Model
Tuesday
18.01.2011
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Ahmed El Hady
Other
Prof. Dr. Ulrich Egert
Department of Microsystems Engineering, Albert-Ludwigs University Freiburg
Predictability of Activity in Neuronal Networks in vitro
Thursday
13.01.2011
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Annette Witt
Other
Prof. Li Zhaoping
Department of Computer Science University College London
Recent experimental supports for the theory of a bottom-up saliency map in the primary visual cortex
Tuesday
11.01.2011
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
Other
Dr. Tom Mrsic-Flogel
Department of Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology, University College London, UK
Sensory representations in primary visual cortex: connectivity and network dynamics
December 2010
Tuesday
07.12.2010
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Ahmed El Hady
Other
Prof. Dr. Micha Spira
Dept. of Neurobiology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Changing gears, from extracellular field potential recordings to multisite In-Cell recordings of synaptic- and action potentials by noninvasive MEA
November 2010
Tuesday
23.11.2010
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Annette Witt
Other
Dr. Joachim Haß
ZI für seelische Gesundheit, Mannheim
Dopaminergic modulation of time perception
Monday
15.11.2010
11 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Dirk Witthaut
Arbeitsgruppen-Seminar
Dr. David Gross
ETH Zürich
A tour of compressed sensing: from single pixel cameras to quantum state tomography
October 2010
Monday
25.10.2010
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Florentin Wörgötter
Other
Dr. Bernd Porr
Department of Electronics & Electrical Engineering, University of Glasgow, UK
Benchmarking the transfer from reflexive to predictive information
Tuesday
19.10.2010
11 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Marc Timme
Sonderseminar
Andreas Steinbacher
Universität Würzburg
Chiralsensitive Spectroscopy in the Liquid-Phase
September 2010
Friday
17.09.2010
10 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Armin Biess
Other
Sakyasingha Dasgupta
University of Edinburgh
Neural Models of the Ageing Brain
Monday
06.09.2010
17:15 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Theo Geisel
BCCN Sonderseminar
Markus Helmer
Universität Ulm
Assessment of bone stiffness from medical images
July 2010
Tuesday
06.07.2010
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
Other
Prof. Dr. Simon Laughlin
Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, UK
What makes brains efficient?
June 2010
Wednesday
30.06.2010
14:15 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Holger Hennig
Arbeitsgruppen-Seminar
Tilman Zibold
Universität Heidelberg
Classical bifurcation at the transition from Rabi to Josephson dynamics
Tuesday
29.06.2010
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Tatjana Tchumatchenko
Other
Prof. Dr. Marie Kratz
Information Systems and Decision Sciences Department, ESSEC Business School, France
Level crossings and applications
Monday
28.06.2010
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Katja Fiedler
Other
Prof. Dr. Martha Flanders
Department of Neuroscience, University of Minnesota, USA
Neural Control of Hand Movement
Wednesday
23.06.2010
17:15 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Theo Geisel
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Jorge José
University at Buffalo, NY, USA
Directional and temporal selectivity in motor cortex
Tuesday
22.06.2010
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Tatjana Tchumatchenko
Other
Prof. Dr. Siegrid Löwel
Institute of General Zoology and Animal Physiology, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
The dynamic architecture of the cortex during development and after lesions
Wednesday
16.06.2010
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Florentin Wörgötter
Other
Prof. Dr. Jörg Conradt
Institute for Automation and Autonomous Systems, Technische Universität München
Spatial Navigation by a Cortically Inspired Distributed Graphical System
Tuesday
15.06.2010
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
Other
Dr. Laura Busse
Cortical Circuits of Visual Perception, Centre for Integrative Neuroscience, Tübingen
Summation and Competition in the Population Responses of Visual Cortex
Tuesday
08.06.2010
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
Other
Prof. Dr. Stefan Rotter
Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Freiburg
Higher-order correlations in large neuronal populations
May 2010
Tuesday
25.05.2010
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
Other
Prof. Dr. Henry C. Tuckwell
Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Leipzig
Modeling neuronal activity: stochastic effects on rhythmic firing
Wednesday
19.05.2010
17:15 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Theo Geisel
Sonderseminar
Bernhard Altaner
Universität Konstanz
Analysis of a schematic model for micro-rheology
Tuesday
18.05.2010
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Vitaly Belik
Other
Dr. Anastasia Lavrova
Fakultät für Physik, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
Modelling of the Switching between Network States in Hippocampal Area CA3
Tuesday
11.05.2010
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Theo Geisel
Other
Prof. Dr. Dr. Peter Tass
Institut für Neurowissenschaften und Medizin, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH
Long lasting therapeutic effects of desynchronizing brain stimulation
Monday
10.05.2010
14 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Marc Timme
BCCN Sonderseminar
Philipp Khuc Trong
MPI for the Physics of Complex Systems
Pattern Formation in Developmental Biology: A reaction-diffusion approach to cell polarity
April 2010
Wednesday
14.04.2010
16:15 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Marc Timme
Arbeitsgruppen-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Peter Ashwin
School of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, University of Exeter
Heteroclinic networks of depth two- some examples
Tuesday
13.04.2010
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Tatjana Tchumatchenko
Other
Prof. Dr. Sheila Nirenberg
Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
Testing hypotheses about coding and computation in the visual system
Monday
12.04.2010
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Florentin Wörgötter
Other
Prof. Dr. Jonathan Victor
Department of Neurology and Neuroscience, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, USA
Information-theoretic analysis of neural data: why do it, why it is challenging, and what can be learned
Friday
09.04.2010
11:15 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Marc Timme
BCCN Sonderseminar
Dr. Poramate Manoonpong
ATR, CNS, Japan and Universität Göttingen
Modular Neural Control and Learning for Locomotion & Adaptation of Robots
March 2010
Wednesday
31.03.2010
11 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
Other
Maximilian Puelma Touzel
Department of Physics, University of Toronto, Canada
How are worms not completely drunk? A reverse correlation approach to characterizing C. elegans thermotaxis
February 2010
Wednesday
24.02.2010
11 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Marc Timme
Sonderseminar
Janina Esins
Institut für Mathematik und Informatik, Universität Greifswald
Evaluation of-high frequency EEG data
Tuesday
02.02.2010
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
Other
Prof. Dr. Jürgen Jost
Complex Structures in Biology and Cognition, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences
Spectra and synchronization of networks
January 2010
Tuesday
26.01.2010
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Matthias Bethge
Computational Vision & Neuroscience Group, MPI for Biological Cybernetics, Tübingen
Probabilistic Models of Neural Populations
Wednesday
20.01.2010
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Theo Geisel
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Michel M.J. Decré
Health Care Devices and Instrumentation Department, Philips Research Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Neurotherapies R&D at Philips Research
December 2009
Thursday
17.12.2009
11:30 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Florentin Wörgötter
Other
Dr. Silvia Gruhn
Zoologisches Institut, Abt. Tierphysiologie, Universität zu Köln
Transitions by escape are optimal for independent phase modulation in half-center CPGs: a mechanistic analysis and its application to 6-legged locomotion
Tuesday
15.12.2009
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Tatjana Tchumatchenko
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Sara Solla
Department of Physiology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL, USA
Decoding neural signals for the control of movement
Monday
14.12.2009
14 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Demian Battaglia
BCCN Sonderseminar
Prof. Dr. Albert Compte
Theoretical Cortical Neurobiology Group, IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
Oscillations and irregular firing in a multi‐area cortical network model for selective attention
Tuesday
08.12.2009
14 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Tatjana Tchumatchenko
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Yael Amitai
Zlotowski Center for Neuroscience, Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel
Spatio-temporal modulation of cortical networks by distally-inhibiting interneurons
Friday
04.12.2009
13 s.t.
DPZ, Seminarraum des Cognitive Neuroscience Lab
Other
Dr. Thomas Wachtler
BCCN/G-Node Munich
Learning invariances via topographic maps in a network of spiking neurons
Tuesday
01.12.2009
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Anna Levina
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Gina Turrigiano
Biology Department, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA
The self-tuning brain: homeostatic plasticity in the developing visual system
November 2009
Friday
13.11.2009
13 s.t.
DPZ, Seminarraum des Cognitive Neuroscience Lab
Other
Dr. Axel Lindner
California Institute of Technology, USA, und Hertie Institute of Clinical Brain Research, Tuebingen
Interpreting the sensory consequences of one's own actions - inferential mechanisms, neuronal correlates and disorders
Tuesday
10.11.2009
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Robert S. Eisenberg
Department of Molecular Biophysics & Physiology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
Self-organized Selectivity in Calcium and Sodium Channels
Tuesday
03.11.2009
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Marc Timme
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Ido Kanter
Bar Ilan University, Israel
Ultra high speed random number generation based on a chaotic semiconductor laser
October 2009
Tuesday
27.10.2009
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Corrado Di Natale
Department Electronic Engineering, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
An experimental platform for artificial olfaction systems
September 2009
Wednesday
09.09.2009
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Tatjana Tchumatchenko
BCCN Sonderseminar
Dr. Tatiana Engel
Department of Neurobiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
A neural circuit model for categorization and decision making
August 2009
Monday
17.08.2009
14 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  J. Michael Herrmann
Other
Dr. Michael Mayer
National Chung Cheng University Chia-Yi, Taiwan
News from Robot Soccer and why it matters for Science
July 2009
Tuesday
14.07.2009
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Armin Biess
BCCN AG-Seminar
Dr. Enrique Abad
Departamento de Física. Facultad de Ciencias. Universidad de Extremadura, Spain; Structural Bioinformatics & Computational Biochemistry Unit Department of Biochemistry, University of Oxford, UK
On a novel rate theory for transport in narrow ion channels
Tuesday
07.07.2009
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Demian Battaglia
BCCN AG-Seminar
Dr. Ronen Segev
Department of Life Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Encoding of Color Information by the Retina
Friday
03.07.2009
17:30 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Theo Geisel
Sonderseminar
Thomas Neff
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Wettervorhersage
June 2009
Tuesday
30.06.2009
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Dr. Matthias Bethge
Computational Vision & Neuroscience Group, MPI for Biological Cybernetics, Tübingen
Probabilistic Models of Neural Populations
Monday
29.06.2009
10 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Marc Timme
Arbeitsgruppen-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Leonid Bunimovich
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA
Quasi-Isospectral Graph Reduction
Thursday
25.06.2009
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Jan Nagler
Sonderseminar
Jan-Matthias Braun
Partial barriers and eigenfunctions of systems with mixed phase space
Tuesday
23.06.2009
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
Other
Prof. Dr. Steve Potter
Georgia Inst. of Technology and Emory Univ. School of Medicine Atlanta, USA
Closed-loop neural interfaces for embodied cultured networks and brain stimulation therapies
Tuesday
23.06.2009
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
Other
Dr. Christoph Lutz
Neurophysiology and New Microscopy Laboratory, Université Paris Descartes, France
Holographic optical microscope to mimic neuronal excitation patterns
Tuesday
16.06.2009
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Joerg Enderlein
Department of Physics, Georg August University Göttingen
Single Molecule Fluorescence Spectroscopy and Imaging: Basics and Applications
Wednesday
10.06.2009
17 c.t.
Hörsaal Haus 8 Contact:  Theo Geisel
MPI Kolloquium
Dr. Jochen Guck
Department of Physics, University of Cambridge, UK
Do cells care about physics?
Tuesday
09.06.2009
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Florentin Wörgötter
Other
Prof. Dr. Auke Ijspeert
School of Computer and Communication Sciences, EPFL, Schweiz
Central pattern generators for locomotion control in animals and robots
Thursday
04.06.2009
11 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 1, EG Contact:  Marc Timme
Sonderseminar
Dirk Witthaut
Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen
Quantum stochastic resonance in a lossy Bose-Einstein condensate
Tuesday
02.06.2009
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Tatjana Tchumatchenko
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Julia Fischer
Cognitive Ethology, German Primate Center
Foundations of Vocal Communication
May 2009
Wednesday
27.05.2009
14 c.t.
Hörsaal Haus 8 Contact:  Theo Geisel
Other
Prof. Dr. Tobias Bonhoeffer
Dept. of Cellular and Systems Neurobiology, Max-Planck-Institute of Neurobiology
How experience changes the circuitry of the brain
Tuesday
19.05.2009
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. André Fiala
Molecular Neurobiology of Behaviour, University of Goettingen
Learning and memory in Drosophila
Tuesday
12.05.2009
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Dr. Stephanie Palmer
Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, Princeton University, USA
Predictive information in the retina
Thursday
07.05.2009
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Stephan Eule
Sonderseminar
Mirko Lukovic
Department of Physics, University of Pisa, Italy
Power spectra for both interrupted and perennial aging processes
Wednesday
06.05.2009
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Theo Geisel
MPI Kolloquium
Dr. Jeanne Rubner
Süddeutsche Zeitung
Von Quarks bis Quark - Wissenschaftsjournalismus zwischen Aufklärung und Sensation
Tuesday
05.05.2009
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Theo Geisel
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Francesco P. Battaglia
SILS Center for Neuroscience, Universiteit van Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Encoding and consolidating: Dynamics of hippocampal/prefrontal cortex interactions during sleep and active behavior
April 2009
Tuesday
28.04.2009
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Jan Nagler
Arbeitsgruppen-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Heinz-Georg Schuster
Christian Albrecht Universität Kiel
Sleep: Theory and Experiment
Tuesday
21.04.2009
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Theo Geisel
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Martin Göpfert
Cellular Neurobiology, University of Göttingen
Deciphering the functional workings of an ear
Tuesday
14.04.2009
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Tatjana Tchumatchenko
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Frances Chance
Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, University of California, Irvine, USA
Gain Modulation from Noisy Synaptic Input
March 2009
Tuesday
31.03.2009
16:30 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Jan Nagler
BCCN Sonderseminar
Dr. Dmitry Tsigankov
MPIDS
The role of gradients of chemical labels in the development of neuronal connectivity
Friday
20.03.2009
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN Sonderseminar
Peter Hiemeyer
Universität Regensburg
Silent neurons: the "dark matter" of the brain
Friday
20.03.2009
14 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Armin Biess
BCCN Sonderseminar
David Hofmann
Department of Physics, Technical University of Munich
Poisson-Nernst-Planck modeling of the electrical potential drop along cell membranes
Thursday
12.03.2009
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Theo Geisel
Sonderseminar
David Lamouroux
Universität Bonn
Kernel-basierte Schätzung der Fokker-Planck-Gleichung zur verbesserten Auflösbarkeit zeitlicher Veränderungen komplexer Dynamiken
Tuesday
10.03.2009
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Claus-Peter Richter
Department of Otolaryngology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
Optical stimulation of neural tissue: Is this the future for neural prostheses?
January 2009
Tuesday
27.01.2009
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Tatjana Tchumatchenko
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Tatyana Sharpee
Computational Neurobiology Lab, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, USA
Optimization of neuronal nonlinearities
Tuesday
20.01.2009
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Dr. Susanne Schreiber
Institute for Theoretical Biology, Humboldt-University Berlin
How ionic conductances shape firing
Tuesday
13.01.2009
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Katja Fiedler
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Dagmar Sternad
Departments of Biology, Electrical & Computer Engineering, and Physics, Northeastern University, Boston, USA
Variability and stability in motor learning
Tuesday
06.01.2009
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Lishma Anand
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Petra Schwille
Biophysics Group, BIOTEC, TU Dresden
From single biomolecules to biosystems - understanding by making
December 2008
Tuesday
16.12.2008
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Theo Geisel
BCCN AG-Seminar
Dr. Jeanne Rubner
Süddeutsche Zeitung
Von Quarks bis Quark - Wissenschaftsjournalismus zwischen Aufklärung und Sensation
Tuesday
09.12.2008
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Dr. Matthias Bethge
Computational Vision & Neuroscience Group, MPI for Biological Cybernetics, Tübingen
How pairwise correlations affect the redundancy in large populations of neurons
Monday
01.12.2008
14:15 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Marc Timme
Sonderseminar
Manuel S. Schröter
ETH Zürich
An introduction to social neuroeconomics
November 2008
Thursday
20.11.2008
17:15 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Marc Timme
Arbeitsgruppen-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Leonid Bunimovich
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA
Where to place a hole to achieve the fastest escape
Wednesday
12.11.2008
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Theo Geisel
BCCN Sonderseminar
Dr. Suresh Krishna
Institut des Sciences Cognitives, CNRS, Lyon, France
Surround suppression, motivation and the spatial representation in monkey parietal cortex (LIP)
Tuesday
11.11.2008
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Steven DeVries
Departments of Ophthalmology & Physiology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
Parallel Processing at a Sensory Synapse
Friday
07.11.2008
14 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Florentin Wörgötter
BCCN Sonderseminar
Prof. Dr. Yoshihiko Nakamura
Department of Mechano-Informatics, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Modeling Human and Human Behavior from Robotics
Tuesday
04.11.2008
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Dr. Shy Shoham
Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, Technion-IIT, Haifa, Israel
Optical control of neural population activity and growth
October 2008
Thursday
30.10.2008
16:30 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Theo Geisel
Sonderseminar
Fakhteh Ghanbarnejad
Sharif University of Technology, Teheran
1.California Earthquakes' Inter-events Time-series 2.Time evolution of word spread on networks
Tuesday
28.10.2008
17:15 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Theo Geisel
BCCN AG-Seminar
Dr. Chiu Fan Lee
Physics Department, Clarendon Laboratory, Oxford University, UK
Nonequilibrium dynamics of protein amyloid self-assembly
Tuesday
07.10.2008
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Raoul Martin Memmesheimer
BCCN AG-Seminar
Dr. Borja Ibarz
Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos Group, Departamento de Física, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain
Analysis of a neuron culture growth model with self-organized criticality
Wednesday
01.10.2008
17 c.t.
Hörsaal Haus 8 Contact:  Theo Geisel
Other
Prof. Dr. Martin Wikelski
Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Radolfzell
The future of animal movement studies
September 2008
Tuesday
30.09.2008
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Theo Geisel
BCCN AG-Seminar
Stephan Eule
Institut für Theoretische Physik, Universität Münster
Anomalous Diffusion in Complex Systems
Monday
29.09.2008
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Raoul Martin Memmesheimer
BCCN Sonderseminar
Prof. Dr. Roger Traub
SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Very fast oscillations in the cerebral cortex: human electrocorticography slice electrophysiology, network models, theory
Thursday
25.09.2008
13:30 s.t.
Hörsaal Haus 8 Contact:  Theo Geisel
Other
Dr. Oreste Piro
Universitat de les Illes Balears
Can dynamical criticality lead to statistical criticality? An affirmative answer for a model of neural tissue
Tuesday
23.09.2008
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 1, EG Contact:  Theo Geisel
BCCN AG-Seminar
Dr. Dmitry Tsigankov
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA
Activity and chemoaffinity in the development of neural circuitry
Thursday
18.09.2008
17:15 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Ragnar Fleischmann
Arbeitsgruppen-Seminar
Prof. Vladimir Mandelshtam
University of California, Irvine
Quantum transitions in Lennard-Jones clusters
Tuesday
09.09.2008
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Dr. Mark Rutherford
Institute of Neuroscience, University of Oregon, Eugene, USA
Periodic synaptic excitation from hair cells triggers background spikes in afferent neurons of the isolated frog sacculus
Friday
05.09.2008
16 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Theo Geisel
Sonderseminar
Volker Pernice
Universität Freiburg
Quantum Transport on One-Dimensional Networks with Long-Range Interactions
Tuesday
02.09.2008
17:15 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Alejandro Fernandez Bujan
Instituto Cajal - CSIC, Madrid
Exploratory behaviour and synaptic plasticity in two models of temporal lobe epilepsy in adult rats
August 2008
Wednesday
20.08.2008
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Armin Biess
BCCN Sonderseminar
Dr. Marco Dentz
Department of Geotechnical Engineering and Geosciences, Technical University of Catalonia (UPC), Barcelona, Spain
An effective model for non-Fickian transport in crowded environments
July 2008
Tuesday
22.07.2008
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Dr. Kerwyn Huang
Department of Molecular Biology, Princeton University, USA
Sticking together through thick and through thin: clustering and cooperative gating of mechanosensitive channels
Thursday
17.07.2008
17:15 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Ragnar Fleischmann
Arbeitsgruppen-Seminar
Dr. Eva-Maria Graefe
Technische Universität Kaiserslautern
Manyparticle and meanfield description of ultracold atoms in a leaking double-well trap
Tuesday
15.07.2008
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Andreas Neef
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Gabriel Wittum
Interdisziplinäres Zentrum für Wissenschaftliches Rechnen, Universität Heidelberg
Detailed Simulation of Signal Processing in Neurons
Wednesday
09.07.2008
17 c.t.
Hörsaal Haus 8 Contact:  Ragnar Fleischmann
MPI Kolloquium
Prof. Dr. Serge Aubry
CEA Saclay, France
Absence of Energy Diffusion in Random Nonlinear Systems
Wednesday
09.07.2008
15 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Theo Geisel
BCCN Sonderseminar
Dr. Demian Battaglia
University Paris Descartes
Temporal decorrelation of evoked oscillatory responses in primary visual cortex
Tuesday
08.07.2008
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Tatjana Tchumatchenko
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Elly Nedivi
Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA
A Dynamic Zone Defines Interneuron Remodeling in the Adult Neocortex
Tuesday
01.07.2008
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Dr Michele Giugliano
Brain Mind Institute, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland
The impact of input fluctuations on the dynamical response properties of neocortical neurons
June 2008
Friday
27.06.2008
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Andreas Neef
BCCN Sonderseminar
Prof. Dr. Frank Guenther
Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University, USA
Auditory, Somatosensory, and Motor Interactions in Speech Production
Tuesday
24.06.2008
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Dr Jason Kerr
Network Imaging Group, Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics
Imaging activity in cortical neuronal populations in vivo: from the anesthetized to the awake
Tuesday
17.06.2008
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Elisha Moses
Physics of Complex Systems, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Magnetic Stimulation of One-Dimensional Neuronal Cultures
Tuesday
10.06.2008
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Tatjana Tchumatchenko
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Ulrike Feudel
Theoretical Physics and Complex Systems, Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg
Complex firing patterns in thermosensitive neurons
Tuesday
03.06.2008
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Armin Biess
BCCN AG-Seminar
Dr. Juergen Reingruber
Department of Biology, Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, France
Stochastic analysis of signal transduction cascades with application to vision
May 2008
Tuesday
27.05.2008
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Karsten Kruse
Theoretische Physik, Universität des Saarlandes
Cell movements and cytoskeletal self-organization
Tuesday
20.05.2008
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Tatjana Tchumatchenko
BCCN AG-Seminar
Dr. Yevgenia Kozorovitskiy
Dept. of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
Experience-induced structural plasticity in the adult brain
Friday
16.05.2008
14 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Florentin Wörgötter
BCCN Sonderseminar
Dr Matthias Keil
Faculty for Psychology, University of Barcelona, Spain
Do Mach Bands and Luminosity share common computations in the early visual system? A fresh view on lightness and brightness.
Tuesday
13.05.2008
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Theo Geisel
BCCN AG-Seminar
PD Dr. Bernhard Graimann
Strategisches Technologie Management, Otto Bock HealthCare GmbH
Brain-Computer Interfaces: Non-invasive and invasive approaches
Tuesday
06.05.2008
16 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Vincent David
Arbeitsgruppen-Seminar
Dr. Sylvia Cremer
Evolution, Behaviour & Genetics, Universität Regensburg
Social Immunity: disease dynamics and anti-parasite defence in insect societies
April 2008
Tuesday
29.04.2008
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Georg Martius
BCCN AG-Seminar
Tobias Reichenbach
Statistical and Biological Physics, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Mobility and pattern formation in rock-paper-scissor games
February 2008
Wednesday
27.02.2008
14 c.t.
Hörsaal Haus 8
MPI Kolloquium
Prof. Dr. Jerry P. Gollub
Haverford College, USA
Effects of Elasticity on Droplets, Instability and Mixing
Wednesday
13.02.2008
16 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Jan Nagler
Sonderseminar
Hartmut Lentz
Technische Universität Berlin
rotating wave patterns in excitable media
Wednesday
06.02.2008
10:30 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Kai Bröking
Arbeitsgruppen-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Andreas Meister
Universität Kassel
Iteratively solving (large) systems of linear equations
January 2008
Tuesday
29.01.2008
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Klaus Funke
Dept. Neurophysiology , Medical Faculty , Ruhr University Bochum
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) - Cellular Effects & Modulation of Cortical Excitability
Tuesday
22.01.2008
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  J. Michael Herrmann
BCCN AG-Seminar
Dr. Dean Buonomano
Departments of Neurobiology and Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles
Temporal Processing and Neural Dynamics in Cortical Networks
Tuesday
15.01.2008
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Tatjana Tchumatchenko
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Olga Garaschuk
Institute of Neuroscience, Technical University Munich
In vivo calcium imaging of neural networks in healthy and diseased brain
December 2007
Tuesday
18.12.2007
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Tatjana Tchumatchenko
BCCN AG-Seminar
Dr. Naama Brenner
Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
Generic adaptation mechanism in biological systems
Thursday
13.12.2007
14 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Marc Timme
BCCN Sonderseminar
Dr. Sarah Hallerberg
MPI für Physik komplexer Systeme, Dresden
Extreme Events: The larger the better predictable?
Tuesday
11.12.2007
17 c.t.
Hörsaal Haus 8 Contact:  Katja Fiedler
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Tamar Flash
The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
Organizing principles and computational models of arm trajectory formation
Thursday
06.12.2007
14 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN Sonderseminar
Nikon Rasumov
Homerton College, Cambridge, UK
Statistical analysis of neuronal point processes
Tuesday
04.12.2007
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Vitaly Belik
Arbeitsgruppen-Seminar
Dr. Eugene B. Postnikov
Humboldt Universität Berlin/Kursk University, Russia
Growth of impenetrable particle's aggregates: Continuum description of a contact infection spread and DLA
November 2007
Thursday
29.11.2007
14 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN Sonderseminar
Andreas Schmid
Philipps-Universität Marburg
Thermodynamische Modellierung von Licht in Hochdruck-Kurzbogenlampen
Tuesday
27.11.2007
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Marc Timme
BCCN AG-Seminar
Dr. Birgit Kriener
BCCN Freiburg
The structure of cortical networks and its implication for spike- and rate-dynamics
Monday
26.11.2007
13 c.t.
Am Faßberg 11/Turm 2, 37077 Göttingen
BCCN AG-Seminar
PD Dr. Amin Derouiche
Institute for Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Freiburg
Perisynaptic astrocyte processes: Involvement of ezrin in their formation and plasticity
Tuesday
20.11.2007
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  J. Michael Herrmann
BCCN AG-Seminar
Dr. Subramanian Ramamoorthy
Institute for Perception, Action and Behaviour, School of Informatics, The University of Edinburgh , UK
Task encoding and machine learning for dynamically dexterous robot behaviours
Tuesday
13.11.2007
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock
BCCN AG-Seminar
Dr. Genela Morris
Charité Berlin
Learning to decide: the role of dopamine in planning and action
Tuesday
13.11.2007
11 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN Sonderseminar
Zhou Yang
Biomagnetic Center, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Novel approaches using Hilbert Transform and spatiotemporal evolution for detecting QRS complexes in fetal MCG measurements
October 2007
Tuesday
30.10.2007
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Arjen van Ooyen
Department of Experimental Neurophysiology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Dendritic Size and Branching Structure Influence Neuronal Burst Firing in Model Pyramidal Cells
Monday
29.10.2007
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock
Arbeitsgruppen-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Leonid Bunimovich
Dynamical Networks
Monday
29.10.2007
14 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN Sonderseminar
Fredrik Allenmark
Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden
Movement without resistance: Theoretical studies on high temperature superconductivity
Wednesday
24.10.2007
15 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Marc Timme
BCCN Sonderseminar
Carsten Grabow
Universität Hannover
Fermionic Expressions for the Characters of c(p,1) Logarithmic Conformal Field Theories
Tuesday
23.10.2007
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Theo Geisel
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Paul Woafo
Laboratory of Modelling and Simulation in Engineering and Biological Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Yaounde, Cameroon
Dynamics of nonlinear electromechanical devices and conditions for intercellular calcium waves propagation.
Tuesday
16.10.2007
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Dr. Greg Stephens
Department of Physics and Center for Brain, Mind and Behavior, Princeton University, USA
Dimensionality and dynamics in the behavior of C elegans
Friday
12.10.2007
14 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Theo Geisel
Arbeitsgruppen-Seminar
Dr. Jan Nagler
Institut für Theoretische Physik, Universität Bremen
How does god play dice
Thursday
04.10.2007
11 c.t.
Hörsaal Haus 8 Contact:  Moritz Hiller
Conference
Billiard Workshop
September 2007
Thursday
27.09.2007
14 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fabian Theis
BCCN Sonderseminar
Peter Hiemeyer
Universität Regensburg
A strange attractor in the persistent sodium + potassium membrane model
Friday
21.09.2007
14 c.t.
Hörsaal Haus 8
MPIDS/BCCN Kolloquium
Prof. Dr. David Kleinfeld
UCSD, USA
Imaging the microfluidics of stroke in the living brain by 2-photon excitation microscopy
Tuesday
11.09.2007
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Dr. Thomas Gregor
Princeton University and University of Tokyo
Physical constraints and limits to precision in early embryonic development
Thursday
06.09.2007
15 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Theo Geisel
BCCN Sonderseminar
Dr. Armin Biess
Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
A computational model for redundant human 3D pointing movements: Integration of independent spatial and temporal motor plans simplifies movement dynamics
Thursday
06.09.2007
14 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Theo Geisel
BCCN Sonderseminar
Raoul-Martin Memmesheimer
BCCN Göttingen
Precise Spike Timing in Complex Neural Networks
Thursday
06.09.2007
11 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Theo Geisel
BCCN Sonderseminar
Dr. Robert Gütig
Racah Institute of Physics, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
The tempotron: applications to visual and auditory processing
Thursday
06.09.2007
10 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Theo Geisel
BCCN Sonderseminar
Michael Schnabel
MPI für Dynamik und Selbstorganisation
New Principles in Orientation Map Development
Thursday
06.09.2007
09 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Theo Geisel
BCCN Sonderseminar
Dr. Peter Appleby
Institute for Theoretical Biology, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
The functional role of adult neurogenesis in the dentate gyrus
Wednesday
05.09.2007
14 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN Sonderseminar
Nikolai Chapochnikov
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne (EPFL)
Random resistance networks : order parameter and symmetry breaking
July 2007
Thursday
26.07.2007
11 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Marc Timme
BCCN Sonderseminar
Michael Denker
RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Japan
Relating synchronous spiking activity to local field potentials
Tuesday
24.07.2007
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Marc Timme
MPIDS Kolloquium/BCCN Kolloquium
Prof. Dr. Trevor Pinch
Cornell University, Ithaca, USA
Understanding the Golem of Science: Recent sociology of Science
Thursday
12.07.2007
10:30 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Theo Geisel
BCCN Sonderseminar
Dr. Tzvetomir Tzvetanov
Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, German Primate Center
Modelling and psychophysics of contextual effects on visual perception of motion direction
Thursday
12.07.2007
09 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Theo Geisel
BCCN Sonderseminar
Dr. Babette Dellen
BCCN Göttingen
Motion processing in Fourier space: Computing local velocities by constructive interference of global signals
Wednesday
11.07.2007
17 c.t.
Hörsaal Haus 8 Contact:  Ragnar Fleischmann
MPI Kolloquium
Dr. Sergej Flach
MPI für Physik komplexer Systeme, Dresden
Localizing Energy Through Nonlinearity and Discreteness
Tuesday
10.07.2007
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Siegrid Löwel
Institut für Allgemeine Zoologie und Tierphysiologie, Universität Jena
Long-range interactions determine processing and plasticity in the visual cortex
Wednesday
04.07.2007
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Theo Geisel
MPIDS Kolloquium/BCCN Kolloquium
Prof. Dr. Elisha Moses
Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
Physics of Living Neural Networks
Tuesday
03.07.2007
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Gerald Langner
Technische Universität Darmstadt
Zeitliche Analyse periodischer Signale im Hörsystem: Tonhöhe und Harmonie in neuronalen Netzen
Tuesday
03.07.2007
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Ragnar Fleischmann
Arbeitsgruppen-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Hui Cao
Northwestern University, Evanston, USA
Random Lasers
June 2007
Tuesday
26.06.2007
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Ragnar Fleischmann
Arbeitsgruppen-Seminar
Dr. Lev Deych
Queens College, City University of New York
Recent developments in lasing in complex cavities
Wednesday
20.06.2007
17 c.t.
Hörsaal Haus 8 Contact:  Theo Geisel
MPIDS Kolloquium/BCCN Kolloquium
Prof. Dr. Ernst Bamberg
Max-Planck-Institut für Biophysik, Frankfurt
Light-gated ion channels and ion pumps as new tools in neuro- and cell biology
Tuesday
19.06.2007
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Wulfram Gerstner
Laboratory of Computational Neuroscience, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Schweiz
Predicting neural activity spike by spike: the power (and limits) of simple neuron models
Wednesday
13.06.2007
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fabian Theis
BCCN Sonderseminar
Dominik Wittmann
Universität Regensburg
p-adic Number Theory and p-adic Analysis with Applications to Fermat Equations
Tuesday
12.06.2007
16:30 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Georg M. Klump
Animal Physiology & Behavior Group, Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg
Mechanisms of Auditory Object Formation
May 2007
Tuesday
29.05.2007
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock
BCCN AG-Seminar
PD Dr. Martin Gopfert
Zoologisches Institut, Universitaet Koeln
Mechanosensory transduction and amplification in the Drosophila ear
Friday
25.05.2007
11 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Ragnar Fleischmann
Arbeitsgruppen-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Piet Brouwer
Cornell University, Ithaca, USA
The classical limit of quantum transport
Tuesday
22.05.2007
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Dr. Oliver Schlueter
European Neuroscience Institute Göttingen
Dissection of protein domains for functional analysis in synaptic signaling networks
Wednesday
16.05.2007
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  J. Michael Herrmann
BCCN AG-Seminar
Armin Biess
Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
From calcium diffusion in microdomains of neurons to human behavior
Tuesday
15.05.2007
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Dr. Ilya Fleidervish
Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Sodium fluxes and excitability of thin neuronal processes
Monday
14.05.2007
15 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fabian Theis
BCCN AG-Seminar
Moritz Grosse Wentrup
Technische Universität München
Non-invasive Brain-Computer-Interfaces
April 2007
Monday
23.04.2007
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN Sonderseminar
Ghazaleh Afshar
Sharif University of Technology, Teheran
Multifractal Detrended Fluctuation Analysis of California Earthquake Inter-events
Friday
13.04.2007
14 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Michael Schnabel
BCCN Sonderseminar
Dr. Kilian Koepsell
Redwood Center for Theoretical Neuroscience, Berkeley, USA
Spike timings relative to retinal oscillations carry visual information to cortex
Wednesday
04.04.2007
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  J. Michael Herrmann
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Ko Sakai
University of Tsukuba, Japan
Border-ownership Determination by the Surround Modulation in Early Vision
Tuesday
03.04.2007
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Raoul Martin Memmesheimer
BCCN AG-Seminar
Kai Gansel
Max-Planck-Institut für Hirnforschung, Frankfurt/Main
Timescale-dependent criticality of repeating spatiotemporal spike patterns
March 2007
Wednesday
28.03.2007
17 s.t.
Alte Aula, Wilhemsplatz Contact:  Theo Geisel
BCCN Inauguration
Prof. Dr. Barry J. Richmond
Laboratory of Neuropsychology, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, USA
The structure and precision of neuronal responses: Decoding action potentials as they arrive
Friday
23.03.2007
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock
BCCN AG-Seminar
Dr. Paul Cisek
Department of Physiology, University of Montreal, Canada
Deciding about actions: The affordance competition hypothesis
Tuesday
13.03.2007
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  J. Michael Herrmann
BCCN AG-Seminar
Dr. Horst Willburger
Adaptive Myo-Signal Processing for Multidimensional Prosthesis Control
Friday
09.03.2007
14 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN Sonderseminar
Martin Ratajczak
Theoretische Biophysik, LMU München
Online Univar-Algorithmus und neuigkeitsorientiertes Lernen von Zeitreihen mit Anwendung in Clustering
Tuesday
06.03.2007
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  J. Michael Herrmann
BCCN Sonderseminar
Myoung Won Cho
Seoul National University, Korea
Reverse of firing causality by synchronous neural activity
February 2007
Thursday
22.02.2007
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Theo Geisel
BCCN Sonderseminar
Dr. Neil Rabinowitz
University of Western Australia, Crawley
Strong emergence: repulsive? necessary?
Tuesday
20.02.2007
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Ph.D Miguel Valencia Ustarroz
Center for Applied Medical Research, Pamplona, Spain
EEG analysis: Some experiences in normal & Parkinson disease (PD) recordings
Tuesday
13.02.2007
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  J. Michael Herrmann
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Ralf Der
Universität Leipzig
About self-referential dynamical systems and playful robots
Tuesday
06.02.2007
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock
BCCN AG-Seminar
Dr. Julia Trommershäuser
Abteilung Allgemeine Psychologie, Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen
Decision Making and Movement Planning under Risk
January 2007
Tuesday
30.01.2007
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Dr. Richard Kempter
Institute for Theoretical Biology, Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin
Learning behavioral sequences: Interplay of network oscillations, short-term and long-term synaptic plasticity
Friday
26.01.2007
16:15 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Raoul Martin Memmesheimer
BCCN Sonderseminar
Nikola Ojkic
Faculty of Science, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Deterministic chaos and analysis of some nonlinear systems
Friday
26.01.2007
16:15 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Raoul Martin Memmesheimer
BCCN Sonderseminar
Dionysios Perdikis
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Artidicial Immune Systems
Friday
26.01.2007
14 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN Sonderseminar
Ph.D. Miguel Valencia Ustarroz
Center for Applied Medical Research, Pamplona, Spain
EEG analysis: Some experiences in normal & Parkinson disease (PD) recordings
Tuesday
23.01.2007
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock
BCCN AG-Seminar
Dr. Matthias Hennig
School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh, UK
How many scales do we need? Modelling short-term plasticity at the calyx of Held
Wednesday
17.01.2007
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Theo Geisel
BCCN Sonderseminar
Thomas Kiefer
Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Der Weg zur Neugebauer-Meinel-Lösung
Tuesday
16.01.2007
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Peter Latham
Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit, University College London, UK
Requiem for the spike
Tuesday
09.01.2007
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN Sonderseminar
Dr. Annette Witt
Department of Geography King's College London
Identification of Centennial and Millennial Scale Climate Variations by Wavelet Analysis
Tuesday
09.01.2007
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Dr. Frank Sengpiel
Cardiff School of Biosciences, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
Binocular Integration in the Primary Visual Cortex: Competition or Cooperation?
Monday
08.01.2007
15 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fabian Theis
BCCN Sonderseminar
Martin Rohden
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Multifractals in the Hierarchical Resistor Network Model
December 2006
Monday
18.12.2006
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Dr. Robert Gütig
Racah Institute of Physics, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
The tempotron: a neuron that learns to read spike-timing based neural codes
Tuesday
05.12.2006
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Jun.-Prof. Dr. Dirk Jancke
Allgemeine Zoologie und Neurobiologie, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Shaping visual space from subthreshold activity in primary visual cortex: Combined voltage-sensitive dye imaging and electrophysiology in cat area 18
Friday
01.12.2006
14 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock
BCCN Sonderseminar
Dr. Gordon Cheng
ATR Institute, Kyoto, Japan / JST, Saitama, Japan
Humanoid Robotics perspectives of Neuroscience
November 2006
Tuesday
28.11.2006
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Benedikt Grothe
Division of Neurobiology, Biocenter, Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich
Neuronal Circuits Specialized for Processing Temporal Information
Tuesday
21.11.2006
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  J. Michael Herrmann
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Tomoki Fukai
Neural Circuit Theory, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Japan
Neural dynamics and computations in decision making process
Tuesday
14.11.2006
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Bill Phillips
Psychology Department, University of Stirling, Scotland, UK
Cognitive coordination: Function, Physiology, Pathology
Tuesday
14.11.2006
10 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  J. Michael Herrmann
BCCN Sonderseminar
Dr. Dietmar Plenz
National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, USA
Neuronal avalanches and criticality
Monday
13.11.2006
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Theo Geisel
Arbeitsgruppen-Seminar
Prof. Dr. José Roberto Iglesias
Instituto de Fisica UFRGS, Porto Alegre, Brasil
The unfair consequences of equal opportunities: comparing exchange models of wealth distribution
Friday
10.11.2006
16 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Dirk Brockmann
Arbeitsgruppen-Seminar
C. Thiemann/ R. Brune
Brief Overview of Selected Topics from Modern Research on Human-made Transportation Problems
Thursday
09.11.2006
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Theo Geisel
BCCN Sonderseminar
Dr. Ruth Durie
University of Edinburgh
From Cell to Network: A Population Model of Vasopressin Secretion?
Wednesday
08.11.2006
10 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock
BCCN Sonderseminar
Prof. Dr. Peter Dayan
Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit, University College London, England
The Misbehaviour of Value and the Discipline of the Will
Tuesday
07.11.2006
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Dr. Abigail Morrison
Computational Neuropysics, Institut für Biologie III, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Spike-timing dependent plasticity in balanced random networks
Wednesday
01.11.2006
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock
BCCN Sonderseminar
Ralph Meier
Institute of Biology III, University of Freiburg
Detecting Epileptic Seizures in Long- Term Human EEG: A new Approach to Automatic Online and Real-time Detection and Classification of Polymorphic Seizure Patterns
October 2006
Tuesday
31.10.2006
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock
BCCN AG-Seminar
Dr. Adrian Contreras
Department of Neuroscience, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Single-channel recordings of voltage-gated calcium channels in vertebrate hair cells
Tuesday
24.10.2006
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  J. Michael Herrmann
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Yuzuru Sato
Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
Stability and diversity in collective adaptation
Tuesday
24.10.2006
16:15 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  J. Michael Herrmann
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Ichiro Tsuda
Department of Mathematics, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
Modelling episodic memory
September 2006
Thursday
21.09.2006
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  J. Michael Herrmann
BCCN Sonderseminar
Katja Fiedler
Fuzzy World Modeling in Adaptive Robot Control
Friday
15.09.2006
11 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock
BCCN Sonderseminar
Dr. Andreas Neef
Medical Faculty, Georg-August-University Göttingen
Biophysics on Sensory Systems
Thursday
14.09.2006
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Dirk Brockmann
BCCN Sonderseminar
Tatjana Tchumatchenko
TU Darmstadt
Modelling Craters with Gaussian random Shapes
Tuesday
12.09.2006
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock
MPI Kolloquium
Prof. Dr. Guenter Ahlers
University of California, Santa Barbara
Turbulent Rayleigh-Benard Convection
Monday
11.09.2006
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Theo Geisel
BCCN Kolloquium
Dr. Jose Vilar
Computational Biology Center, New York
Multilevel modeling of cellular networks
Friday
08.09.2006
14 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock
BCCN Sonderseminar
Markus Butz
Deptartment of Neuroanatomy, University of Bielefeld
Interdependency of dentate neurogenesis and synaptogenesis in experiment and simulation
August 2006
Wednesday
02.08.2006
15 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN Sonderseminar
Ho Young Jeong
Center for Neural Science, NYU, New York, USA
The role of lateral inhibition in shaping neuronal responses to sound intensity
Wednesday
02.08.2006
14 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN Sonderseminar
Michael Kreissl
Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin
Propoerties of ferromagnetic half-metals within the Kondo lattice model
Tuesday
01.08.2006
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Ian Russell
School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex, UK
The archaeology of sensory processing by the cochlear nerve: a preamble to the cellular basis of sound coding
July 2006
Thursday
13.07.2006
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr.. Leonard E. White
Department of Neurobiologz, Duke Universitz Medical Center, Durham, USA
Sensory experience and the development of functional maps in visual cortex
Tuesday
04.07.2006
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Pieter Roelfsema
Department of Vision and Cognition, Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Amsterdam
Cortical algorithms for perceptual grouping
June 2006
Wednesday
28.06.2006
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Michael Schnabel
BCCN Sonderseminar
Flavio Frohlich
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, CA, USA
Slow State Transition in Cortical Networks
Tuesday
27.06.2006
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Dr. Jan Benda
Institute for Theoretical Biology, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Spike-frequency adaptation in early sensory processing
Thursday
22.06.2006
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN Kolloquium
Professor Seunghwan Kim
Pohang University of Sience & Technology (POSTECH), Pohang Korea
Understanding the Functional Self-organization in the Brain
Wednesday
21.06.2006
16:15 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Holger Schanz
Sonderseminar
Prof. Dr. Andrey R. Kolovsky
MPI für Physik komplexer Systeme
Persistent current of atoms in a ring optical lattice
Tuesday
20.06.2006
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Carme Torras
nstitut de Robòtica i Informàtica Industrial, Barcelona, Spain
Natural inspiration for artificial adaptivity in robots
Tuesday
13.06.2006
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Alt
Abteilung für Theoretische Biologie, Universität Bonn
Stochastic Models for the Interactive Motion of Biological Agents
May 2006
Wednesday
31.05.2006
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN Kolloquium
Dr. Mark Hübener
Max-Planck-Institut für Neurobiologie, Martinsried
Revealing the functional microarchitecture of the visual cortex with two-photon imaging
Wednesday
24.05.2006
14 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN Kolloquium
Prof. Dr. Alessandro Treves
Cognitive Neuroscience Sector, SISSA, Trieste, Italy
Morphing approaches to these elusive neuronal attractors
Tuesday
23.05.2006
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Ulf Eysel
Abteilung für Neurophysiologie, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Adult cortical plasticity - reality or methodical artefact?
Monday
22.05.2006
14 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
Sonderseminar
Prof. Dr. Jose Roberto Iglesias
Instituto de Fisica UFRGS, Porto Alegre, Brasil
Inequalities and wealth distribution in artificial societies
Tuesday
16.05.2006
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Dr. Rainer Friedrich
Department of Biomedical Optics, Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, Heidelberg
Topology and dynamics of pattern processing in the olfactory bulb
Tuesday
02.05.2006
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Holger Schanz
Arbeitsgruppen-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Gregory Berkolaiko
Texas A&M University, College Station, USA
Quantum ergodicity on graphs related to 1d interval maps
April 2006
Thursday
27.04.2006
15 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN Sonderseminar
Dr. Fabian Theis
Universität Regensburg
Information-theoretic pattern analysis - connecting applications and theory
Tuesday
25.04.2006
15 s.t.
MPI für experimentelle Medizin
ZNV-Mini-Symposium
N N
Retinal implants - from natural to artificial vision
Tuesday
18.04.2006
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Sophie Weggler
Theoretische Physik, Universität Saarbrücken
Model for convection in binary liquids
Tuesday
04.04.2006
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Theo Geisel
BCCN AG-Seminar
Lisa Carloni
Physics Department, University of Rome, "La Sapienza", Italy
Beyond the Standard Model of Electro-weak interactions
March 2006
Wednesday
29.03.2006
14 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN Sonderseminar
Maria Herrojo
Departamento de Fisica Fundamental, Universidad Nacional de Educacin a Distancia, Madrid, Spain
The role of anomalous phase synchronization in conservation ecology
Tuesday
28.03.2006
16:30 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN Sonderseminar
Jakob Neef
Department of Behavioral Physiology and Sociobiology, Universität Würzburg
A calcium imaging study of the representation of odour identity and intensity in the antennal lobe of the ant Camponotus floridanus
Thursday
02.03.2006
16 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock
BCCN AG-Seminar
Markus Butz
Universität Bielefeld
Computational neuroscience of homoeostatic plasticity - Modeling structural plasticity in prefrontal and hippocampal networks
Wednesday
01.03.2006
17 c.t.
Am Faßberg 11, AI-Gebäude, Großer Seminarraum
MPI Kolloquium
Dr. Martin Falcke
Hahn-Meitner-Institut, Berlin
Reading the pattern in living cells - the Physics of Ca2+ signalling
February 2006
Tuesday
28.02.2006
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Rava A. da Silveira
Laboratoire de Physique Statistique, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France
Minimal Paths and Signal Propagation in a Model Cortex
Thursday
23.02.2006
14 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Dr. Gytis Baranauskas
Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Functional role of ionic channels: a modern perspective
Tuesday
21.02.2006
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Virginia Flanagin
Systems and Computational Neurobiology, Max-Planck Institute of Neurobiology, Martinsried
Dynamic Adaptation in Fly Motion Vision
Tuesday
14.02.2006
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock
BCCN AG-Seminar
Steffen Wischmann
BCCN Göttingen
Neural dynamics of minimally cognitive collective behavior in multi-robotic systems
Wednesday
08.02.2006
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Theo Geisel
MPI Kolloquium
Prof. Edward Ott
University of Maryland at College Park
Predicting Spatio-Temporal Chaos: Weather Forecasting, Etc.
Wednesday
08.02.2006
14 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN Kolloquium
Dr. Sergio Neuenschwander
Department of Neurophysiology, Max-Planck-Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt
Stimulus dependent redistribution of gamma oscillation frequency in V1
Tuesday
07.02.2006
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Dr. Kerstin Schmidt
Department of Neurophysiology, Max-Planck-Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt
Impact of interhemispheric connections on orientation preference in areas 17 and 18 of the ferret
Wednesday
01.02.2006
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
MPI Kolloquium
Prof. Dr. Hermann Riecke
Max-Planck-Institut für medizinische Forschung, Heidelberg und Northwestern University, Evanston, USA
Complex Structures in Pattern-Forming Systems: Defects and Bursts
Wednesday
01.02.2006
14 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Marc Timme
BCCN Sonderseminar
Mark Thiele
Universität Bayreuth
Rotating Turbulence: Numerical Simulation and Phenomenology
January 2006
Friday
27.01.2006
14 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  J. Michael Herrmann
Arbeitsgruppen-Seminar
Dr. Hans Crauel
Technische Universität Ilmenau
Stochastic bifurcation
Friday
20.01.2006
11 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock
MPI Kolloquium
Prof. Dr. Igor Aronson
Argonne National Laboratory, USA
Pattern formation in active particles suspensions: from interacting microtubules to swimming bacteria
Tuesday
17.01.2006
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
Arbeitsgruppen-Seminar
Dr. Carsten Beta
MPI für Dynamik und Selbstorganisation
Controling chemical turbulence in surface reactions
Tuesday
03.01.2006
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock
Arbeitsgruppen-Seminar
Benedikt Obermayer
Universität Leipzig
Longitudinal Dynamics of Semiflexible Polymers
December 2005
Thursday
22.12.2005
11 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock
Disputation
Matthias Kaschube
MPI für Dynamik und Selbstorganisation
Pattern selection in the visual cortex
Tuesday
20.12.2005
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Stefan H. Heinemann
Molekulare und zelluläre Biophysik, Klinikum der Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Modulation of Sodium Channel Function by Voltage-Sensor Toxins
Thursday
15.12.2005
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Theo Geisel
MPI Kolloquium
Dr. Lars Hufnagel
University of California Santa Barbara
How to Grow Cartesian Coordinates: Drosophila Wing Development.
Tuesday
13.12.2005
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Dr. Axel Hutt
Applied Stochastic Processes, Institute of Physics, Humboldt University at Berlin
Activity propagation in neural fields involving transmission delay and external stimuli
Tuesday
06.12.2005
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock
BCCN AG-Seminar
Dr. Claudius Griesinger
Department of Physiology II, University of Freiburg
Looking at both ends of auditory signalling: tireless hair cells and a sloppy and yet precise auditory cortex
November 2005
Wednesday
30.11.2005
17 c.t.
Am Fassberg 11/Turm 2, Seminarraum Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN Kolloquium
Ofer Feinerman
Weizmann Institute, Rehovot, Israel
Uni-dimensional neuronal cultures
Tuesday
29.11.2005
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  J. Michael Herrmann
BCCN AG-Seminar
Nadja Schinkel
Universität Bremen
Systematic errors of contour detection are predicted by computational mechanisms for contour integration
Thursday
24.11.2005
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Dirk Brockmann
MPI Kolloquium
Dr. Karsten Kruse
MPIPKS Dresden
Physical descriptions of cytoskeletal dynamics
Wednesday
16.11.2005
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Theo Geisel
MPI Kolloquium
Prof. Markus Müller
Uni Göttingen
Fusion Mechanism of Model Membranes: Computer Simulation and Self-Consistent Field Calculations
Tuesday
15.11.2005
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Dirk Brockmann
Arbeitsgruppen-Seminar
Bernd Blasius
University of Potsdam
Dynamic of epidemic outbreaks and hierarchic synchronization in a network of cities with distributed size
Monday
07.11.2005
15 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock
BCCN Kolloquium
Dr. Justus H. Piater
Institut Montefiore, B28, Université de Liège, Belgium
Learning Visual Features for Detection, Recognition and Action
Thursday
03.11.2005
16 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock
BCCN Kolloquium
Irene Markelic
Fraunhofer Institut für Autonome Intelligente Systeme, Sankt Augustin.
Evolvieren eines Neurokontrollers für schnelles vierbeiniges Roboterlaufen
October 2005
Tuesday
11.10.2005
17 s.t.
Z, Kognitive Neurowissenschaften, Seminarraum, Hans-Adolf-Krebs 7, Göttingen
BCCN Kolloquium
Prof. Ning Qian
Columbia University, NY, US
Modelling orientation selectivity and plasticity
September 2005
Thursday
29.09.2005
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  J. Michael Herrmann
BCCN AG-Seminar
Sven Schrader
Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience, Freiburg
Towards a Dynamic Field Theory of Synfire Chains
Wednesday
28.09.2005
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock
BCCN AG-Seminar
Tao Geng
University of Stirling, UK
Fast Biped Walking via A Reflexive Neuromuscular-like Controller
Friday
16.09.2005
13 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Alberto Bernacchia
Universita di Roma, Italy
The interplay between learning and memory in a highly correlated environment: a solvable model
Friday
16.09.2005
11:10 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  J. Michael Herrmann
BCCN Sonderseminar
Prof. Dr. Frank Pasemann
Fraunhofer Institute for Autonomous intelligent Systems (AiS), Sankt Augustin
Emergent neurodynamics and neurocybernetic machines
Friday
16.09.2005
10:15 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  J. Michael Herrmann
BCCN Sonderseminar
Dr. Bernd Porr
Department of Electronics & Electrical Engineering, University of Glasgow, UK
Stabilising Hebbian learning with a third factor: A model inspired by the limbic system
Friday
16.09.2005
09:15 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  J. Michael Herrmann
BCCN Sonderseminar
Prof. Dr. Florentin Wörgötter
BCCN Göttingen
Spatially and temporally local synaptic plasticity: A means to compartmentalize sensor-motor learning?
Thursday
15.09.2005
17:55 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  J. Michael Herrmann
BCCN Sonderseminar
Bailu Si
Institute for Theoretical Neurophysics, University of Bremen
Action selection by on gain maximization
Thursday
15.09.2005
17:20 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  J. Michael Herrmann
BCCN Sonderseminar
Horst Willburger
Otto Bock Austria
Pattern recognition for surface myoelectrical signals
Thursday
15.09.2005
16:45 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  J. Michael Herrmann
BCCN Sonderseminar
Dr. Daniel Polani
Department of Computer Science, University of Hertfordshire, UK
Organization of information flows in the action loop
Thursday
15.09.2005
16:10 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  J. Michael Herrmann
BCCN Sonderseminar
Dr. Michael Herrmann
Institute for Nonlinear Dynamics, Georg August University Goettingen
Control of arm and leg movements
Thursday
15.09.2005
15:15 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  J. Michael Herrmann
BCCN Sonderseminar
Dr. Nihat Ay
Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Leipzig
On complexity maximization in cognitive systems
Thursday
15.09.2005
14:15 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  J. Michael Herrmann
BCCN Sonderseminar
Prof. Dr. Ralf Der
Institut für Informatik, Universität Leipzig
Self-organization -- The natural way to creatures
Thursday
08.09.2005
15 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Theo Geisel
Sonderseminar
Jakob Metzger
Imperial College, London
Effizienzstudien des COMPASS-Spektrometers
Tuesday
06.09.2005
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock
BCCN Seminar
Dr. Gonzalo G. de Polavieja
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Neural codes in graded and spiking neurons
August 2005
Thursday
18.08.2005
11 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock
BCCN Seminar
Poramate Manoonpong
Fraunhofer Institute for Autonomous Intelligent Systems (FhG-AiS), Sankt Augustin, Germany
Neural processing and control of reactive walking machines
Thursday
04.08.2005
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  J. Michael Herrmann
BCCN Seminar
Georg Martius
Institut für Informatik, Universität Leipzig
Autonomous robots and self-referential dynamical systems
July 2005
Friday
22.07.2005
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Marc Timme
BCCN Seminar
Prof. Dr. LieJune Shiau
University of Houston, USA
Balanced Equivalence Relation, Quotient Network and Bursting in Coupled Cell System
Thursday
21.07.2005
16 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Theo Geisel
Sonderseminar
Wolfgang Keil
Friedrich-Schiller-Universität, Jena
Modellierung von Konturintegration und Anwendung in der Bildverarbeitung
Thursday
21.07.2005
11 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Dirk Brockmann
Arbeitsgruppen-Seminar
Dr. Somdatta Sinha
Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology, Hyderabad, India
Prevalence of Malaria in India: A Spatiotemporal Description
Wednesday
20.07.2005
15:30 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock
BCCN Seminar
Prof. Dr. Markus Lappe
Allgemeine Psychologie, Psychologisches Institut II, Westfälische Wilhelms Universität Münster
Ecological aspects of visual motion analysis
Wednesday
20.07.2005
14:45 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock
BCCN Seminar
Prof. Dr. Florentin Wörgötter
Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience (BCCN) Goettingen
Predictive learning in animals and robots
Wednesday
20.07.2005
14 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock
BCCN Seminar
Dr. Norbert Krüger
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Aalborg University, Esbjerg, Denmark
The need and use of symbols in predictive mechanisms
Wednesday
20.07.2005
12 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock
BCCN Seminar
Nicolas Pugeault
Computational Neuroscience Group, Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, UK
Spatial-temporal disambiguation of visual scene representations
Wednesday
20.07.2005
11:30 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock
BCCN Seminar
Sinan Kalkan
Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience (BCCN) Goettingen
The statistical relation of image structures and 3D structures
Wednesday
20.07.2005
10:30 s.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock
BCCN Seminar
Prof. Dr. Peter König
Institut für Kognitionswissenschaft, Universität Osnabrück
Unsupervised learning in the visual system
Thursday
14.07.2005
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  J. Michael Herrmann
BCCN Seminar
Konstantin Doubrovinski
MPI für Physik komplexer Systeme, Dresden
Bifurcation phenomena in a nonlocal model of cortical activity
Wednesday
13.07.2005
14 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock Contact:  Fred Wolf
Arbeitsgruppen-Seminar
Dr. Holger Schulze
Leibniz Institute for Neurobiology, Magdeburg
Object segregation and learning in the auditory cortex
Wednesday
13.07.2005
13 s.t.
MPI für Dynamik und Selbstorganisation, Bunsenstr.10, Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock
BCCN Seminar
Prof. Dr. Thomas Lenarz
Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Klinik und Poliklinik für Hals-Nasen-Ohren-Heilkunde
Improved functional restoration of the inner ear function with cochlear implants
Tuesday
12.07.2005
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock
BCCN Seminar
Albert Compte
Instituto de Neurociencias, Alicante, Spain
Tuning Curve Shift by Attention Modulation in Cortical Neurons: a Computational Study of its Mechanisms
Tuesday
12.07.2005
17 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock
BCCN Seminar
Xiao-Jing Wang
Sloan-Swartz Center for Theoretical Neurobiology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA
siehe Albert Compte
Tuesday
12.07.2005
16 c.t.
Seminarraum Haus 2, 4. Stock