11th Annual Neural Microcircuits Training Program Symposium

May 18, 2017
9:00am to 5:00pm
NRB Auditorium
Research

11th Annual Neural Microcircuits Training Program Symposium - Dynamics of Neural Microcircuits 8:30-9:00 COFFEE & PASTRIES 9:00 - 9:10 Jack Feldman - Introduction 9:10 - 10:00 Ed Callaway (Salk Institute) - Organization and function of microcircuits in the visual cortex 10:00 – 10:30 Linda Wilbrecht (UC Berkeley) - Maturation of the frontal cortex during adolescence 10:30 – 11:00 BREAK Chair: Dean Buonomano 11:00 - 11:30 Anna Molofsky (UCSF) - Astrocyte-microglial communication in developmental synapse remodeling 11:30– 12:00 Courtney Yaeger (UCLA Graduate Student & Training Grant Fellow –Trachtenberg Lab) - Inversion of an inhibitory microcircuit at critical period closure 12:00 – 2:00 LUNCH & POSTER SESSION Chair: Kostya Bakhurin 2:00 - 2:30 John Reynolds (Salk Institute) - Spontaneous cortical waves in Area MT of the awake marmoset modulate neural and perceptual sensitivity 2:30 – 3:00 Jason Moore (UCLA Graduate Student & Training Grant Fellow-Mehta Lab) - Dynamics of cortical dendritic membrane potential and spikes in freely behaving rats 3:00 – 3:30 BREAK Chair: Carlos Portera-Cailliau 3:30 – 4:00 Vikaas Sohal (UCSF) - Inhibitory control of prefrontal rhythms and circuit function 4:00 - 4:30 Christopher Harvey (Harvard) - Dynamics of population codes across cortex during navigation-based decision tasks If you wish to present a poster and for further information, please contact: Cortney Wisneski – cwisneski@mednet.ucla.edu Sponsored by the UCLA Department of Neurobiology and the Brain Research Institute/UCLA