2016-17 iMB Seminar Series Lineup
The interdisciplinary Mind & Brain Series will highlight research focused on understanding the mind and brain across a wide range of approaches. Our speakers represent fields including psychology, neuroscience, computer science and engineering.
John Beggs, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Biophysics, Indiana University
"High-degree neurons feed cortical computations"
Barbara Shinn-Cunningham, Ph.D.
Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Boston University
"Cortical control of auditory attention"
James Hudspeth, Ph.D., MD
F.M Kirby Professor, Laboratory of Sensory Neuroscience, Rockefeller University
"Making an effort to listen: mechanical amplification by
ion channels and myosin molecules in hair cells of the inner ear"
Greg DeAngelis, Ph.D.
Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester
"Neural Computation of Depth from Motion"
Michael Long, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Neuroscience and Physiology, NYU School of Medicine
Neuronal mechanisms of vocal communication
Associate Professor, Cognitive Science, UCSD
Connection between language and cognition
Assistant Professor, Princeton Neuroscience Institute
Neural circuits mediating learning and decision making
Associate Professor, Neuroscience, UT Austin
Processes for visual representation of the world
Assistant Professor, Cognitive Psychology, Rutgers University
Visual perceptual judgements
Group Leader, HHMI Janelia
“Decision-making under uncertainty: Probing the neural basis of mental models”