News & Events
Wednesday, 3/20/19: Kavli Neural Systems Institute at Rockefeller University is holding a Mini-Symposium on Molecular Structure and Mechanisms in Neuroscience
The NYAS is holding a conference on "Microsatellite DNA expansions in rare genetic diseases." Early-bird registration discount ends 3/4/19. Poster abstract deadline has passed, though they will still consider submissions for student, postdoc, or early career presenters.
Upcoming NB&B student thesis defenses: 12/17, Joshua Chalif (Mentis lab); 12/20, Clare Howard (Mann lab); 12/21, Adan Horta (Lomvardas lab)
Nina So, from the Laboratory of Sarah Woolley, will defend her thesis on 12/10/18: "Behavioral significance and neural processing of communication vocalizations."
Peter Wang, from the laboratories of Richard Axel and Larry Abbott, will defend his thesis on 11/26: "Order from Disorder: Imposing Structure on Odor Representation during Learning."
NB&B student thesis defense: Chris Cueva (Fusi Lab), 10/31/18, "Recurrent computation in brains and machines"
Congratulations to KIBS Co-Director, Rafa Yuste, on being awarded the Eliasson Global Leadership Prize by the Tällberg Foundation for his seminal contributions in inspiring the US and International BRAIN initiatives and for his efforts toward building ethical guidelines for neurotechnology and artificial intelligence.
Registration is open for the Neuroscience Symposium: “Memory, Mind and Mechanism: A Symposium in Honor of the Centenary of Brenda Milner," scheduled for Tuesday, December 11th, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Caspary Auditorium at The Rockefeller University.
NB&B student thesis defense: Conor Dempsey (Sawtell Lab), 9/10/18: "Learning and generalization of sensory predictions in cerebellum-like structures."
Save the Date: 40th Spencer Lecture will be 10/9/18. Awardees: Silva Arber and Botond Roska