Larry Abbott (Columbia)

The event will start on: Thu, Sep 19, 2013 | 4:30 pm
Location: Schultz Lab, 107 | Washington Road

Neuroscience Seminar Series

Speaker

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Larry Abbott
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
 
My research involves the computational modeling and mathematical analysis of neurons and neural networks. Analytic techniques and computer simulation are used to study how single neurons respond to their many synaptic inputs, how neurons interact to produce functioning neural circuits, and how large populations of neurons represent, store, and process information. Areas of particular interest include spike-timing dependent forms of synaptic plasticity, the roles of neuronal adaptation and synaptic modification taking place over multiple time scales in sensory processing and memory, and the dynamics of internally generated activity and signal propagation in large neural networks.

 

 
Seminar Topic

Two Predictive Systems: The Electrosensory Lobe of Electric Fish and the Mushroom Body in Flies

research lab

http://www.neurotheory.columbia.edu/larry.html

Audience

Free and open to the university community and the public

Hosted by: Princeton Neuroscience Institute, Michael Yartsev

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