13th Annual KIBM Symposium on Innovative Research

Event Dates: 
May 12, 2018 -
8:45am to 5:15pm

13th Annual KIBM Symposium on Innovative Research

in conjunction with INC Spring Retreat
Registration: https://kibmincsping18.eventbrite.com
Lunch provided - authentic taco cart!

Agenda
9:00am Ralph Greenspan, Associate Director, KIBM - Introduction
9:15am Duygu Kuzum, UCSD Electrical and Computer Engineering - Neuro-Clear: Transparent Graphene Arrays for Multimodal Probing of Brain Circuits
9:30am Chen-Min Yeh, Salk - Identifying causality beyond correlation between neurons from the whole brain of larval zebrafish under hypoxic stress
9:45am Richard Gao, UCSD Cognitive Science - Spontaneous oscillatory network dynamics in developing human cortical organoids
10:00am Tom Franken, Salk - Thinking vision: Corticocortical Feedback in Figure-Ground Segregation
10:15am Jen-Yung Chen, UCSD Neurobiology - The organization principle of the peripheral olfactory system in Drosophila
10:30am Break
10:45am Sophie Aimon, Salk/ UCSD KIBM - Studying the roots of agency in the Drosophila brain
11:00am Anna Mai, UCSD Linguistics - Using machine learning to discover acoustic cues for emotion in vocalizations
11:15am Phil Kyriakakis, UCSD Bioengineering/Center for Neural Repair - An optogenetic tool for polysynaptic connectomics
11:30am Shyam Srinivasan, UCSD KIBM - Robustness Strategies of the Olfactory Circuit
11:45am Matthew Banghart, UCSD Neurobiology - A novel platform for fluorescent sensors of neuropeptide signaling
12:00pm Lunch
1:30pm Institute for Neural Computation Annual Spring Retreat on Cognitive Neuroscience