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BCS Fall Colloquium Series
Fridays at 4:00 PM, Bldg 46-3002 Auditorium

Fall 2007
Talk Title

September 14 Alison Barth, Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Carnigie Melon University Live and learn:  cumulative experience and synaptic metaplasticity in sensory neocortex
September 21
Drazen Prelec, Professor of Management Science, Sloan School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Economic theory in cognitive science
September 28

Charles F. Stevens, Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory,
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies
A universal principle governing the structure of axonal and dendritic arbors
October 5 Elissa Newport, George Eastman Professor, Brain & Cognitive Sciences and Linguistics, Chair, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester Statistical language learning: Computational and maturational constraints
October 19 Rutledge Ellis-Behnke, PhD
Associate Professor, Dept of Anatomy, University of
Hong Kong Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
Research Scientist, Department of Brain & Cognitive
Sciences, M.I.T.
Using nanotechnology to repair the CNS: from the 4 Ps of regeneration to crystal clear surgery to in vivo noninvasive imaging of regenerating axons
October 26 Tom Albright, Professor and Director of the Vision Research Center and the Sloan-Swartz Center for Theoretical Neurobiology Vision Center Laboratory, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Rescheduled for Spring 2008
November 16 Kalanit Grill-Spector, Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, Stanford University Plasticity in high level visual cortex: insights from development and fMRI-adaptation
November 30
Read Montague,Brown Foundation Professor of NeuroscienceBaylor College of Medicine Experiential and fictive learning signals during sequential decision tasks in humans
December 7
David Field, Professor, Department of Psychology and the Department of Computational Biology, Cornell University

Is it all just a bag of tricks?
Efforts towards a unified theory of processing in sensory systems

December 14   Peter Bandettini, Chief, Section on Functional Imaging Methods and Director, Functional MRI Core Facility, NIMH  

A closer look at fMRI dynamics, fluctuations, and patterns

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