KIBM Symposium on Innovative Research & INC Cognitive Neuroscience Spring Retreat

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KIBM Symposium on Innovative Research & INC Cognitive Neuroscience Spring Retreat

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San Diego Supercomputer Center 10100 Hopkins Drive San Diego, CA 92093

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14th Annual KIBM Symposium on Innovative Research & INC Cognitive Neuroscience Spring Retreat

8:45am Breakfast
9:00am 14th Annual KIBM Symposium on Innovative Research
Nick Spitzer, Co-Director, KIBM: Introduction
9:15am Shyam Srinivasan, KIBM & Salk
Coding properties of olfactory circuits
9:30am Donald Sirbuly, Nanoengineering, UCSD
Multifunctional nanoprobes for optical, electrical and chemical interrogation of brain circuits
9:45am Julia Anna Adrian, Cognitive Science, UCSD
Decision-Making in a Social Multi-Armed Bandit: Behavior, EEG & Pupillometry
10:00am Kun Tan, UCSD
Transcription and RNA Decay Rates Defined in the Developing Olfactory System
10:15am Antonio Pinto-Duarte, Salk
Keeping it “in mind": the critical role of early-developmental de novo methylation on prefrontal cortex-driven behavior
10:30am Break
10:45am Sora Shin, Neurobiology section, Division of Biological Science, UCSD
Deciphering the role of leptin receptor neural circuits in mediating early life trauma-induced vulnerability to obesity
11:00am Francesca Puppo, Department of Neurosciences, UCSD
Bridging the brain-mind gap in developmental brain disorders with iPSC-derived model systems
11:15am Saket Navlakha, Salk Institute
A neural algorithm for novelty detection
11:30am David Peterson, CNL, Salk Institute & INC, UCSD
Unrolling time in space: the basal ganglia and behavioral context
11:45am Andrew Bohannon, Azim Lab, Salk & Dayeh Lab, UCSD
Dissecting the neural control of fine movements: Novel high-density arrays for spinal recording and behavioral quantification
12:00pm Pamela Rivière, Cognitive Science, UCSD
Investigating rhythmic contributions to single-neuron activity during associative memory processing
12:15pm Gulcin Pekkurnaz, Neurobiology Section, Division of Biological Sciences, UCSD
Energizing the Neuronal Network Oscillations

12:30 – 1:30pm Lunch served on the patio
1:30 – 5:00pm INC Annual Spring Retreat on Cognitive Neuroscience Chair: Terrence Sejnowski

1:30 pm Keynote Speaker: John Doyle, CalTech
Universal laws and architectures in complex networks with applications to sensorimotor control and cognition
2:30 pm Eiman Azim, Salk Institute

Feedback Circuits For Dexterous Forelimb Movement
3:30 pm Break
4:00 pm Training Program in Cognitive Neuroscience Blitz Talks
Chair: Eric Halgren
Maggie Henderson, UCSD Neurosciences, Predoctoral Fellow

Complementary visual and motor-based strategies for encoding information in working memory
Mahta Mousavi, UCSD Electrical and Computer Engineering, Predoctoral Fellow
Using feedback-related brain activity to improve reliability of brain-computer interfaces
Alejandro Ojeda, UCSD Electrical and Computer Engineering, Predoctoral Fellow
EEG source imaging methods for developing mental health therapies based on noninvasive brain-computer interfaces.
Kirsten Adam, UCSD Psychology, Postdoctoral Fellow
Disentangling top-down enhancement and suppression of visual information
Wayne Doyle, UCSD Cognitive Science, Postdoctoral Fellow
Determination of main olfactory bulb cell types through the integration of transcriptomic and epigenomic data

Burke Rosen, UCSD Neurosciences, Predoctoral Fellow
Genetic influences on human cortical variation
Kari Hanson, UCSD INC, Postdoctoral Fellow
Genetic and phylogenetic contributions to human brain evolution
4:45 Closing remarks – Terrence Sejnowski

Registration is required for attendance. Parking is free on Saturdays and can be found in the Hopkins parking structure next to San Diego Supercomputer Center.