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CNE This Week Spring 2007

Week of Major Events Things Due Full Schedule
Jan 15 classes start
Jan 22 Neurolucida Arrives details
Jan 29 details
Feb 5 details
Feb 12 CNS Abstract due 02/09 details
Feb 19 details
Feb 26 details
March 5 details
March 12 Spring Break details
March 19 details
March 26 details
April 2 IEEE-EMBS abstracts due 4/2 details
April 9 details
April 16 details
April 23 SIAM Registration
details
April 30 details
May 7 details
May 14 details


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Jan 22

  • Monday
    • 9:00 am WAG Organizational Meeting
    • 10:00 am WAG Journal Club: Giorgio presents Manns, et al, Neurobiol Learn Mem. 2007 Jan;87(1):9-20. Epub 2006 Jul 12, available here
  • Tuesday
    • 9-5 Neurolucida Setup - Dr. Dan Perruzzi, MicroBrightfield
  • Wednesday
    • 9:00 am CNE Journal Club (NOTE TIME): Discuss preprint available here . Note that this is a preprint and not to be distributed. Email Steve Schiff ssjs49@engr.psu.edu if you want a copy and do not have access.
    • 11:00-3:00 Neurolucida Training
    • 4:00 pm CNE Seminar, Eric Shea Brown,

“Spike-to-spike correlation and neural coding: basic roles for membrane and circuit dynamics.” 108 Wartik

  • Thursday
  • 9-5 Neurolucida Training
  • Friday
  • Food Fight Canceled

Jan 29

  • Monday
    • 9:00 am WAG Organizational Meeting
    • 10:00 am WAG Journal Club: Jonathan presents Grumelli, et al, Neurotoxicology. 2005 Oct;26(5):761-7. Epub 2005 May 31., available here
  • Tuesday
    • BMI will start next week.
  • Wednesday
    • 10:00 am CNE Journal Club Will Meet: Bring New Papers less than 3 months old that you've read.
      list of coverage.
  • Thursday
  • Friday
    • Food Fight Canceled

Feb 5

  • Monday
    • 9:00 am WAG Organizational Meeting,
      Weinstein at PSU
    • 10:00 am WAG Journal Club: Nick presents
      Nita, et al, Nonneuronal origin of CO2-related DC EEG shifts: an in vivo study in the cat. JNeurophysiol 2004 Aug;92(2):1011-22. here
  • Tuesday
    • 3:30 BMI
      Introduction on Electroencephalography (EEG)
      Prepare pages 1-22 of Tutorial 1, The Electroencephalogram (EEG) (through Task 3)
      Tutorial notes (hard copy) available from Kamrun Nahar (Email: muk11@psu.edu)
  • Wednesday
    • 10:00 am CNE Journal Club: Discuss
      Marshall, et al., Boosting slow oscillations during sleep potentiates memory.
      Nature. 2006 Nov 30;444(7119):610-3. available here
    • 4:00 pm CNE Seminar, Henry Greenside, Songbirds and Synfire Chains, 108 Wartik
  • Thursday
    • 4:00 Neuroscience Seminar, 108 Wartik,
      “Functional Genomics and Proteomics of Stem Cells”
      Dr. Kent Vrana, Elliot S. Vesell Professor and Chair of pharmacology, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
  • Friday
    • Food Fight Canceled

Feb 12

  • Monday
    • 9:00 am WAG Organizational Meeting
    • 9:30 Giorgio will present on his trip to White/Eichenbaum, read
      Hippocampal Neurons Encode Information about Different Types of Memory Episodes Occurring in the Same Location, Neuron 2000, reference
      Gradual translocation of spatial correlates of neuronal firing in the hippocampus toward prospective reward locations. Neuron 2006 reference
      as a backdrop
  • Tuesday
    • 2:00 BMI (No BMI this week)
    • 4:00 Life Sciences Colloquium:
      Charles F Stevens, Salk Institute, “How the brain is like, and not like, a computer”
      100 Berg Auditorium
  • Wednesday
    • 10:00 am CNE Journal Club: Discuss XXX available here
    • 4:00 pm CNE Seminar, Marom Bikson, 108 Wartik
  • Thursday
    • 4:00 Neuroscience Seminar, 108 Wartik,
      “Brain States: Top-down Mechanisms in Visual Processing”
      Dr. Charles Gilbert, D. Arthur and Janet Ross Professor of Neurobiology, Rockefeller University
  • Friday
    • Food Fight Canceled

Feb 19

  • Monday
    • 9:00 am WAG Organizational Meeting
    • 10:00 am WAG Journal Club: (Amzica paper delayed until 2/26)
      Sridhar will present on the statistics of circular data, especially relating to our seizure spike-entrainment data.
  • Tuesday
    • 1:25 ESM seminar by Derek Warner
    • 2:30 pm BMI seminar (Room 216 EESB)
      • We will read pages 7-30 (Task # 6 inclusive) of The Electroencephalogram: TUTORIAL 1. Tutorial notes (hard copy) available (if you still do not have a copy) from Kamrun Nahar (Email: muk11@psu.edu)
  • Wednesday
    • Masha Stern from Microbrightfield will be here for additional training
    • 10:00 am CNE Journal Club: Discuss XXX available here
    • 4:00 pm CNE Seminar, Brian Litt, 108 Wartik
  • Thursday
    • Masha Stern from Microbrightfield will be here for additional training
  • Friday
    • Food Fight Canceled

Feb 26

  • Monday
    • 9:00 am WAG Organizational Meeting
    • 10:00 am WAG Journal Club: Jonathan presents Spatial buffering during slow and paroxysmal sleep oscillations in cortical networks of glial cells in vivo, Amzica et al, J. Neurosci 22, 1042, 2002, available here
  • Tuesday
    • BMI
      • 2:00 pm, 216 EESB
      • We will read pages 31 to 46 of TUTORIAL 1 (to the end), The Electroencephalography.
      • Also, we will see some data from a trial experiment of EEG acquisition in order to understand artifacts.
      • In addition (meaning, if we have time), we will discuss a paper by Pfurtscheller on EEG desynchronization and synchronization. Ref.: Pfurtscheller G, Lopes da Silva FH. Event-related EEG/MEG synchronization and desynchronization: basic principles. Clin Neurophysiology 1999;110:1842-1857.
  • Wednesday
    • 10:00 am CNE Journal Club: Discuss XXX available here
    • 4:00 pm CNE Seminar, Jonathan Rubin, 108 Wartik
  • Thursday
  • Friday
    • Food Fight Canceled

March 5

  • Monday
    • 9:00 am WAG Organizational Meeting
    • 10:00 am WAG Journal Club: Nick will present
      Oostendorph, et al, The conductivity of the human skull: results of in vivo and in vitro measurements, IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2000 Nov;47(11):1487-92, available here
  • Tuesday
    • BMI (has been rescheduled to Wednesday, March 7 at 2:00 pm)
  • Wednesday
    • 10:00 am CNE Journal Club: Bring New Stuff
    • 2:00 pm Brain Machine Interface (BMI) seminar. Room 216 EES Building. Review article by Pfurtscheller on EEG desynchronization and synchronization. Ref.: Pfurtscheller G, Lopes da Silva FH. Event-related EEG/MEG synchronization and desynchronization: basic principles. Clin Neurophysiology 1999;110:1842-1857. In addition, some experimental EEG data (from our BMI Lab) will be discussed .
  • Thursday
  • Friday
    • Food Fight Canceled

March 12

Spring Break Food Fight Canceled

  • Monday: Weinstein at PSU

March 19

  • Monday
    • 9:00 am WAG Organizational Meeting
    • 9:30 Giorgio will present on his trip to Buzsaki, read
      Differential synchronization of hippocampal networks during REM sleep versus active waking, reference
      Cannabinoids reveal importance of spike timing coordination in hippocampal function, Nat Neurosci 2006 reference
      as a backdrop
  • Tuesday
    • BMI
      • Rescheduled
  • Wednesday
    • 10:00 am CNE Journal Club: Discuss Frohlich, Bazhenov, Timofeev, Sejnowski, Maintenance and termination of neocortical oscillations by dynamic modulation of intrinsic and synaptic excitability, Thalamus and Related Systems, 1-10, 2007.
      Background information on this paper can be found in this and this paper.
    • 4:00 pm CNE Seminar, Maxim Bazhenov, 108 Wartik
  • Thursday
    • 4:00 Neuroscience Seminar, 108 Wartik,
      “State-dependent cAMP sensitivity of feed-forward inhibition of the hippocampal mossy fiber pathway”
      Dr. Chris McBain, Senior Investigator and Chief of the Laboratory of Cellular and Synaptic Neurophysiology
      National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
  • Friday
    • Food Fight Canceled

March 26

  • Monday
    • 9:00 am WAG Organizational Meeting
    • 10:00 am WAG Journal Club: Giorgio will present on his trip to Buzsaki, read
      Differential synchronization of hippocampal networks during REM sleep versus active waking, reference
      Cannabinoids reveal importance of spike timing coordination in hippocampal function, Nat Neurosci 2006 reference
      as a backdrop
  • Tuesday
    • BMI
      • 2:30 pm, Room 216 EES Building. Let's read pages 1-33 of Tutorial 2 (Brain Computer Interface). Please let Kamrun Nahar (muk11@psu.edu) know if you do not have a copy of Tutorial 2.
  • Wednesday
    • 10:00 am CNE Journal Club: Bring New Stuff
  • Thursday
    • 4:00 Neurosciece Seminar, 108 Wartik,
      Dr. Susan J. Birren, Professor, Department of Biology, National Center for Behavioral Genomics, Brandeis University
  • Friday
    • Food Fight Canceled

April 2

  • Monday
    • 9:00 am WAG Organizational Meeting (BJG out Mon & Tues).
    • 10:00 am WAG Journal Club: High gamma power is phase-locked to theta oscillations in human neocortex. Science. 2006 Sep 15;313(5793):1626-8. here also if you are authenticated available here and here
  • Tuesday
    • Brain Machine Interface (BMI)
      • 2:00-3:30 pm. Pages 29 to 48 of Tutorial 2 (Brain Computer Interface). Please contact Kamrun Nahar (muk11@psu.edu) if you do not have a copy of the tutorial.
  • Wednesday
    • 10:00 am CNE Journal Club: Discuss XXX available here
    • 4:00 pm CNE Seminar, Karen Moxon, 108 Wartik
  • Thursday
  • Friday
    • Food Fight Canceled

April 9

  • Monday
    • 9:00 am WAG Organizational Meeting
      Weinstein at PSU
    • 10:00 am WAG Journal Club: Bruce will present some of the point statistics (spectral estimates) from Jarvis and Mitra, Sampling Properties of the Spectrum and Coherency of Sequences of Action Potentials, Neural Comp. 13, 717-49, 2001, available here
  • Tuesday
    • BMI
  • Wednesday
    • 10:00 am CNE Journal Club: we'll Discuss
      Wolpaw JR. Brain-computer interfaces as new brain output pathways. J Physiol 579:613-619, 2006. available here
    • 4:00 pm CNE Seminar, Jonathan Wolpaw, 108 Wartik
  • Thursday
  • Friday
    • Food Fight Canceled

April 16

  • Monday
    • 9:00 am WAG Organizational Meeting
    • 10:00 am WAG Journal Club: Richardson-Burns et al Electrochemical polymerization of conducting polymers in living neural tissue. J Neural Eng. 2007 Jun;4(2):L6-L13. link
  • Tuesday
    • BMI, re-scheduled on Thursday
  • Wednesday
    • 10:00 am CNE Journal Club, we'll discuss: Rune W Berg, Diane Whitmer and David Kleinfeld. Exploratory whisking by rat is not phase locked to the hippocampal theta rhythm. JNS 26(24): 6518-22, 2006. Available here
    • 4:00 pm CNE Seminar, David Kleinfeld, 108 Wartik
  • Thursday
    • Brain Machine Interface (BMI) seminar, 3:00 pm
      • We will discuss: Least-squares parameters estimation, Recursive least-squares estimation using different existing methods, and focus on Auto-regressive model structure which is a common model structure for time series signals such as EEG.
  • Friday
    • Food Fight Canceled

April 23

  • Monday
    • 9:00 am WAG Organizational Meeting
    • 10:00 am WAG Journal Club: Bruce will continue to present some of the point statistics (spectral estimates) from Jarvis and Mitra, Sampling Properties of the Spectrum and Coherency of Sequences of Action Potentials, Neural Comp. 13, 717-49, 2001, available here
    • 12:00 noon, 216 EESB, talk by Jun Yao: “The actin-dependent activation of presynaptic silent synapses contributes to long-term synaptic plasticity in developing hippocampal neurons”

Dr. Dan Peruzzi from MicroBrightField returns for the final 2 days of training on the Neurolucida system, Tuesday, Wednesday. He will be available to work with people all day on Tuesday and Wednesday. Please bring slides and images with you, and attend as much of this as you can, since there will be no further such opportunities in the lab!

  • Tuesday
    • 9:00: Neurolucida introductory lecture
    • BMI
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday (NOTE THE DAY)
    • 10:00 am CNE Journal Club: Jiping He has offered to discuss his manuscript:
      Motor Cortical Activity in Response to Target Orientation Perturbations in a 3-D Reach-to-Grasp Task by Jing Fan, Jiping He. Copies are not to be distributed outside the discussion group. If you want to participate, please contact BruceGluckman@psu.edu for a copy.
    • 4:00 pm CNE Seminar, Jiping He, 108 Wartik, “Motor Cortical Encoding of Planned Hand Orientation in a 3-D Reach-to-Grasp Task”
  • Friday
    • Food Fight Canceled

April 30

  • Monday
    • 9:00 am WAG Organizational Meeting
    • 10:00 am WAG Journal Club: Jonathan presents , available

here

  • Tuesday
    • BMI
  • Wednesday
    • 10:00 am CNE Journal Club: Bring New Stuff
  • Thursday
    • 4:00 Neuroscience Seminar,
      “Molecular control of CNS myelination” Dr. Yue Feng, MD, PhD, Associate Prof. of Pharmacology, Emory University, Atlanta GA
  • Friday
    • Food Fight Canceled

May 7

  • Monday
    • 9:00 am WAG Organizational Meeting
      Weinstein at PSU
    • 10:00 am WAG Journal Club: Jonathan presents , available

here

  • Tuesday
    • BMI
  • Wednesday
    • 10:00 am CNE Journal Club: Bring New Stuff
  • Thursday
  • Friday
    • Food Fight rescheduled from last week. Bring food

May 14

  • Monday
    • 9:00 am WAG Organizational Meeting
    • 10:00 am WAG Journal Club: Jonathan presents , available

here

  • Tuesday
    • BMI
  • Wednesday
    • 10:00 am CNE Journal Club: Bring New Stuff
  • Thursday
  • Friday
    • Food Fight Canceled
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