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CNE Schedule Spring 2009

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Jan 12 Jan 12
Jan 19 Jan 19
Jan 26 Jan 26
Feb 2 Feb 2
Feb 9 Feb 9
Feb 16 Feb 16
Feb 23 Feb 23
Mar 2 Mar 2
Mar 9 Mar 9
Mar 16 Mar 16
Mar 23 Mar 23
Mar 30 Mar 30
Apr 6 Apr 6
Apr 13 Apr 13
Apr 20 Apr 20
Apr 27 Apr 27
May 4 May 4
May 11 May 11
May 18 May 18
May 25 May 25


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Jan 12

  • Monday
    • 9:00 am Integrated Systems Group Meeting (216 EES)
    • 10:00 am Integrated Systems Group Journal Club (216 EES) - Nick Chernyy presents
      please prepare: Lenck-Santini and Holmes, Altered Phase Precession and Compression of Temporal Sequences by Place Cells in Epileptic Rats, J Neurosci, 2008
    • 12:00 NIH Video Broadcast (216 EES) - James Howe, PH.D., Department of Pharmacology, Yale University School of Medicine
      TARPs and KARPs: auxiliary proteins that modulate AMPA- and kainate-receptor kinetics
    • 3:00 pm Advanced Topics in Neural Control Engineering (207 EES)
      Visitors welcomed.
  • Tuesday
    • 12:00 Brain Computer Interface Journal Club (207 EES)
      Kamrun Nahar presents:
      Bin Lou, Bo Hong, Xiaorong Gao and Shangkai Gao, “Bipolar electrode selection for a motor imagery based brain–computer interface”, J. Neural Eng. 5 (2008) 342–349
    • 1:00 NeuroImaging Meeting (207 EES)
  • Wednesday
    • 11:00 am Cellular Journal Club (207 EES)
    • 12:00 pm Center for Neural Engineering Group Meeting (216 EES)
      All hands report!
  • Thursday
    • 12:30 pm NeuroMechanics Journal Club (207 EES)
    • 4:00 pm Talk by Karen Emmorey, Professor, San Diego State University (254 Moore Building)
      Dr Emmorey is a distinguished researcher who has investigated the cognitive and neural basis of sign language and, more recently, bimodal bilingualism in hearing individuals who use both American Sign Language and English to communicate.
      (Title to be announced.)
  • Friday
  • Food Fight Canceled

Jan 19

  • Monday
    • 9:00 am Integrated Systems Group Meeting (216 EES) - No meeting, Martin Luther King Day
    • 10:00 am Integrated Systems Group Journal Club (216 EES) - No meeting, Martin Luther King Day
    • 12:00 NIH Video Broadcast (216 EES) - No broadcast this week.
    • 3:00 pm Advanced Topics in Neural Control Engineering (207 EES) Visitors welcomed.
  • Tuesday
    • 12:00 Brain Computer Interface Journal Club (207 EES)
      Kamrun Nahar presents:
      F. Piccione, K. Priftis, P. Tonin, D. Vidale, R. Furlan, M. Cavinato, A. Merico, and L. Piron, “Task and Stimulation Paradigm Effects in a P300 Brain Computer Interface Exploitable in a Virtual Environment: A Pilot Study”, PsychNology Journal, 2008, Volume 6, Number 1, 99-108
    • 1:00 NeuroImaging Meeting (207 EES)
    • 4:00 The Huck Institutes Distinguished Seminar Series presents:
      Dr. Tom Rapoport, Professor of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School
      “Mechanisms of protein translocation across membranes”
      100 Life Sciences (Berg Auditorium) and Video
  • Wednesday
    • 11:00 am Cellular Journal Club (207 EES)
    • 12:00 pm Center for Neural Engineering Group Meeting (216 EES) Ghanim Ullah presents.
    • 4:00 pm Neuroscience Seminar (108 Wartik) Lynne Kiorpes, Professor of Neural Science and Psychology, New York University, presents Neural mechanisms supporting the development of visual motion perception. Abstract: http://www.huck.psu.edu/calendar/talks-and-seminars/neuroscience/2009/lynne-kiorpes
  • Friday
  • Food Fight Canceled

Jan 26

  • Monday
    • 9:00 am Integrated Systems Group Meeting (216 EES)
    • 10:00 am Integrated Systems Group Journal Club (216 EES) Madineh Sedigh-Sarvestani presents.
      Lesser Lee Webber Prince Crone Miglioretti Short-term variations in response distribution to cortical stimulation Brain 2008
    • 12:00 NIH Video Broadcast (216 EES) Li-Huei Tsai, Ph D, Picower Institute of Learning and Memory Massachusetts Institute of Technology presents Chromatin remodeling on neurodegeneration and neuronal repair
    • 3:00 pm Advanced Topics in Neural Control Engineering (207 EES) Visitors welcomed.
      Yina presents:
      Jiang Wang, Ting Zhang, Yanqiu Che, “Chaos control and synchronization of two neurons exposed to ELF external electric field”, Chaos, Solitons and Fractals 34 (2007) 839–850
  • Tuesday
  • 1:00 NeuroImaging Meeting (207 EES)
  • Wednesday
    • 10:00 am Brain Computer Interface Journal Club (207 EES)
      Kamrun Nahar presents:
      F. Piccione, K. Priftis, P. Tonin, D. Vidale, R. Furlan, M. Cavinato, A. Merico, and L. Piron, “Task and Stimulation Paradigm Effects in a P300 Brain Computer Interface Exploitable in a Virtual Environment: A Pilot Study”, PsychNology Journal, 2008, Volume 6, Number 1, 99-108
    • 11:00 am Cellular Journal Club (207 EES)
      Ghanim Ullah presents:
      Bartos M, Vida I, Frotscher M, Meyer A, Monyer H, Geiger JR, Jonas P. “Fast synaptic inhibition promotes synchronized gamma oscillations in hippocampal interneuron networks”, Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2002, 99(20):13222-7.
    • 12:00 pm Center for Neural Engineering Group Meeting (216 EES) Kamrun Nahar presents.
    • 4:00 pm Neuroscience Seminar (108 Wartik) Etienne L. Sibille, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh presents (to be announced). Abstract: http://www.huck.psu.edu/calendar/talks-and-seminars/neuroscience/2009/etienne-l-sibille
  • Friday
  • Food Fight Canceled

Feb 2

  • Monday
    • 9:00 am Integrated Systems Group Meeting (216 EES)
    • 10:00 am Integrated Systems Group Journal Club (216 EES): Dana Andre presents:
      Zhang Liu Carney Yuan Chen Roper Jiang Non-invasive imaging of epileptic seizures in vivo using photoacoustic tomography Phys Med Biol 2008
    • 12:00 NIH Video Broadcast (216 EES) J. Anthony Movshon, Ph D, Center of Neural Science New York University, presents Brain mechanisms of visual motion processing
    • 3:00 pm Advanced Topics in Neural Control Engineering (207 EES) Visitors welcomed: Michael Muelly presents:
      Flavio Fröhlich and Sašo Jezernik. Feedback control of Hodgkin–Huxley nerve cell dynamics. Control Engineering Practice, 13:1195-1206 (2005).
  • Tuesday
  • 1:00 NeuroImaging Meeting (207 EES)
  • Wednesday
    • 10:00 Brain Computer Interface Journal Club (207 EES)
      ERIC Liauw presents:
      C. Guger, H. Ramoser, and G. Pfurtscheller, “Real-Time EEG Analysis with Subject-Specific Spatial Patterns for a Brain–Computer Interface (BCI)” IEEE Transactions on Rehabilitation Engineering,Vol. 8, No. 4, Dec. 2000
    • 11:00 am Cellular Journal Club (207 EES)
      Chunfeng presents:
      Cao Y, Lee Koo YE, Kopelman R. Poly(decyl methacrylate)-based fluorescent PEBBLE swarm nanosensors for measuring dissolved oxygen in biosamples. Analyst. 129(8):745-50 (2004)
    • 12:00 pm Center for Neural Engineering Group Meeting (216 EES) Giorgio La Corte presents.
    • 4:00 pm Neuroscience Seminar (108 Wartik) - No seminar this week
  • Thursday
    • 12:30 pm NeuroMechanics Journal Club (216 EES)
      Dr Chiaki Miyasaka presents a seminar entitled Visualization of Living Cells with Scanning Acoustic Microscope
    • 4:00 - 6:00 pm Craft of Scientific Writing - Part 1 (102 Kern Graduate Building)
      The Craft of Scientific Writing is a two part series in which graduate students will analyze and discuss writing styles. Presented by Michael Alley, Associate Professor, Engineering. Admission is free but pre-registration is required. (Part 2 will be presented on Thursday, February 12.) Registration
  • Friday

Feb 9

PLEASE NOTE THE TIME CHANGE FOR CELLULAR JOURNAL CLUB
PLEASE NOTE THE ROOM CHANGE FOR THE NEUROMECHANICS JOURNAL CLUB

  • Monday
    • 9:00 am Integrated Systems Group Meeting (216 EES)
    • 10:00 am Integrated Systems Group Journal Club (216 EES) Giorgio La Corte presents Bilanishvili Chachua Koreli Khizanishvili Nanobashvili Influence of hypothalamic stimulation on the development of status epilepticus in rats, Georgian Medical News: 11(164), 2008. Reprints available upon request from Sridhar (sus28@psu.edu) or Giorgio (gxl25@psu.edu)
    • 12:00 NIH Video Broadcast (216 EES) John Maunsell, Ph.D., Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School presents How attention alters sensory signals in the visual cerebral cortex of monkeys
    • 3:00 pm Advanced Topics in Neural Control Engineering (207 EES) Visitors welcomed.
      Ghanim Ullah presents Shu-Chih Yang, Debra Baker, Hong Li, et al. Data Assimilation as Synchronization of Truth and Model: Experiments with the Three-Variable Lorenz System. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 63:2340–2354 (2006)
  • Tuesday
  • 1:00 NeuroImaging Meeting (207 EES)
  • Wednesday
    • 10:00 - 11:00 am, Brain Computer Interface Journal Club (207 EES)
      Tasleema Khan presents:
      B.Z. Allison., D.J. McFarland, G. Schalk., Shi D. Zheng, M.M. Jackson., J.R. Wolpaw, “Towards an independent brain–computer interface using steady state visual evoked potentials” Clinical Neurophysiology 2008, Volume 119, Issue 2, Pages 399-408
    • 12:00 pm Center for Neural Engineering Group Meeting (216 EES) Sridhar Sunderam presents.
    • 2:00 pm Cellular Journal Club (207 EES)
      Justin Ingram presents: Eid T, Williamson A, Lee TS, Petroff OA, de Lanerolle NC. Glutamate and astrocytes–key players in human mesial temporal lobe epilepsy? Epilepsia. 2008;49 Suppl 2:42-52.
    • 4:00 pm Neuroscience Seminar (108 Wartik) Ulrike Heberlein, Professor, Department of Anatomy, University of California, San Francisco, presents Of flies and mice: What have flies taught us about drug addiction? Abstract: http://www.huck.psu.edu/calendar/talks-and-seminars/neuroscience/2009/ulrike-heberlein
  • Thursday
    • 12:30 pm NeuroMechanics Journal Club (207 EES)
      Dr Francesco Costanzo presents R.W. Ogden, 'Nonlinear Elasticity, Anisotropy, Material Stability and Residual Stresses in Soft Tissue', from the book 'Biomechanics of sofft tissue in cardiovascular systems' CISM Courses and Lectures 441, 2003.
    • 4:00 - 6:00 pm Craft of Scientific Writing - Part 2 (102 Kern Graduate Building)
      The Craft of Scientific Writing is a two part series in which graduate students will analyze and discuss writing styles. Presented by Michael Alley, Associate Professor, Engineering. Admission is free but pre-registration is required. (Part 1 was presented on Thursday, February 5.) Registration
  • Friday

Feb 16

WELCOME, Dr Edwin Maynard. This week the Center for Neural Engineering and the Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics welcomes special guest Edwin Maynard, Adjunct Research Assistant Professor, University of Utah and Senior Electrical Engineer and Hardware Team Lead, inthinc, Inc. Dr Maynard will present two seminars. Please note the day and times listed below.

  • Monday
    • 9:00 am Integrated Systems Group Meeting (207 EES)
    • 10:00 am Integrated Systems Group Journal Club (207 EES)
      Michael Muelly presents:
      Quigg Clayburn Straume Menaker Bertram “Effects of circadian regulation and rest-activity state on spontaneous seizures in a rat model of limbic epilepsy” Epilepsia 2000. The following review will be used as a supplement: Quigg “Circadian rhythms: interactions with seizures and epilepsy” Epilepsy Research 2000.
    • 12:00 NIH Video Broadcast (216 EES) No broadcast scheduled for today.
    • 3:00 pm Advanced Topics in Neural Control Engineering (207 EES) Visitors welcomed.
      G. S. Duane, J. J. Tribbia, and J. B. Weiss “Synchronicity in predictive modelling: a new view of data assimilation” Nonlin. Processes Geophys., 13, 601–612, 2006.
    • 4:00 pm Science Seminar (S-209 Henderson Building) Rick Gilmore, Anna Engels and Susan Lemieux present 3T Human MRI in Chandlee: What We Can Do Together
  • Tuesday
    • 12:15 pm Teaching Seminar (114 EES) Dr Edwin Maynard presents The Utah Bioengineering Undergraduate Capstone Project.
    • 1:00 pm NeuroImaging Meeting (207 EES)
    • 3:30 pm Research Seminar (216 EES) Dr Edwin Maynard presents Commercializing Neural Interfaces - Too Early, Too Fast?
  • Wednesday
    • 10:00 am Brain Computer Interface Journal Club (207 EES)
      Andrew Whalen presents:
      Peter Sykacek, Stephen J. Roberts, and Maria Stokes, “Adaptive BCI Based on Variational Bayesian Kalman Filtering: An Empirical Evaluation” IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING, VOL. 51, NO. 5, MAY 2004, 719-727
    • 12:00 pm Center for Neural Engineering Group Meeting (216 EES) Ruchi Parekh presents.
    • 2:00 pm Cellular Journal Club (207 EES)
      Ghanim Ullah presents:
      Glickfeld LL, Roberts JD, Somogyi P, Scanziani M. “Interneurons hyperpolarize pyramidal cells along their entire somatodendritic axis.”, Nat Neurosci. 2009 Jan;12(1):21-3.
    • 4:00 pm Neuroscience Seminar (108 Wartik) Russell Church, Professor of Psychology, Brown University presents How to Read a Rat's Mind: Behavioral, Computational, and Neural Approach to Time Perception. Abstract
  • Thursday
    • 11:15 am Science Seminar (101 Althouse Laboratory) Qiuying Shen presents GABA-A Receptor Dependent Regulation of Anxiety, Depression and Neurogenesis.
    • 12:30 pm NeuroMechanics Journal Club (216 EES)
  • Friday

Feb 23

WELCOME, Dr Byron Yu and Dr John Jefferys. This week the Center for Neural Engineering and the Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics welcomes two special guests. Byron Yu, Stanford University and Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit, University College London will present two present two seminars: Probability, Week 1 and Extracting single-trial views of brain activity. Dr John Jefferys, Professor and Head of Neuroscience School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine University of Birmingham, will present a seminar Effects of electric fields on neurons and neuronal networks in the brain. Please note the day and times listed below.

  • Monday
    • 9:00 am Integrated Systems Group Meeting (207 EES)
    • 10:00 am Integrated Systems Group Journal Club (207 EES) Yina Wei presents.
      Entrainment of Neocortical Neurons and Gamma Oscillations by the Hippocampal Theta Rhythm http://www.cell.com/neuron/retrieve/pii/S0896627308007629
    • 12:00 NIH Video Broadcast (216 EES) Pat Levitt, Annette Schaffer Eskind Chair and Professor of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development presents Translational studies on the met tyrosine kinase receptor system in the autisms
    • 3:00 pm Advanced Topics in Neural Control Engineering (207 EES) Visitors welcomed.
      Prof. Alok Sinha of Mechanical Engineering presents:
      Sliding Mode Control, followed by
      Tsung-Wen Lai, Jui-Sheng Lin, Teh-Lu Liao, and Jun-Juh Yan. Adaptive Chaos Synchronization of FitzHugh-Nagumo Neurons. Asia Simulation Conference 2007 Proceedings
    • 4:00 pm Science Seminar (S-209 Henderson Building) How the Hershey Campus and University Park are Like Brain Iron Transport: We Can't Just Rely on a Shuttle System presented by James Connor.
  • Tuesday
    • 12:15 pm Teaching seminar (114 EES) Dr Byron Yu presents Probability, Week 1. Using thought-provoking examples, Dr Yu will motivate and introduce basic probabilistic concepts, such as independence, conditional probability, and Bayes' rule. No background is required
    • 1:00 NeuroImaging Meeting (207 EES)
    • 3:30 pm Research seminar (117 EES) Dr Byron Yu presents Extracting single-trial views of brain activity. Abstract
  • Thursday
  • 10:00 am Science Seminar (102 Chemistry Building) Daneille Benoit, University of Washington, presents 'Smart' Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering and Drug Delivery
  • 12:30 pm NeuroMechanics Journal Club (207 EES)
  • Friday

Mar 2

Due to severe weather in the northeast, Dr Myung-Han Yoon's visit is cancelled.

WELCOME, Dr Tracy Cui. This week the Center for Neural Engineering and the Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics welcomes special guest Dr Tracy Cui, McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, University of Pittsburgh. Dr Cui will present two seminars on Friday, March 6. Please see below for seminar titles, abstracts, times and locations.

  • Monday
    • 9:00 am Integrated Systems Group Meeting (216 EES)
    • 10:00 am Integrated Systems Group Journal Club (216 EES) Balaji Shanmugasundaram presents:
      Cogan SF, Ehrlich J, Plante TD, Smirnov A, Shire DB, Gingerich M, Rizzo JF Sputtered iridium oxide films for neural stimulation electrodes J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 2008.
    • 12:00 NIH Video Broadcast (216 EES)
    • 3:00 pm Advanced Topics in Neural Control Engineering (207 EES) Visitors welcomed.
      Ghanim Ullah presents:
      DOMINIQUE M. DURAND AND MAROM BIKSON. Suppression and Control of Epileptiform Activity by Electrical Stimulation: A Review. PROCEEDINGS OF THE IEEE, VOL. 89, NO. 7: 1065-1082, JULY 2001
  • Tuesday
    • 12:15 pm Teaching Seminar (117 EES) CANCELLED Myung-Han Yoon presents Soft Electroactive Materials for Neural Engineering. Abstract
    • 1:00 pm NeuroImaging Meeting (207 EES)
    • 3:30 pm Research Seminar (216 EES) CANCELLED Myung-Han Yoon presents Neuronal Interfacing - Controlling Cellular Function and Monitoring Activity. Abstract
  • Wednesday
  • 10:00 Brain Computer Interface Journal Club (207 EES)
    Kamrun Nahar presents:
    Han Yuan, Alexander Doud, Arvind Gururajan, and Bin He, “Cortical Imaging of Event-Related (de)Synchronization During Online Control of Brain-Computer Interface Using Minimum-Norm Estimates in Frequency Domain” IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON NEURAL SYSTEMS AND REHABILITATION ENGINEERING, VOL. 16, NO. 5, OCTOBER 2008
  • 12:00 pm Center for Neural Engineering Group Meeting (216 EES)
  • 2:00 pm Cellular Journal Club (207 EES)
    Ghanim Ullah presents:
    Tiesinga P, Fellous JM, Sejnowski TJ. Regulation of spike timing in visual cortical circuits. Nat Rev Neurosci. 2008 Feb;9(2):97-107
  • 4:00 pm Neuroscience Seminar (108 Wartik)
  • Thursday
    • 12:30 pm NeuroMechanics Journal Club (216 EES)
  • Friday
  • 12:15 pm Teaching Seminar (216 EES) Tracy Cui presents Design of Degradable Polymeric Biomaterials. Abstract
  • 3:30 pm Research Seminar (216 EES) Tracy Cui presents Improving Neural Implant Biocompatibility via Biomimetic Surface Design. Abstract

Mar 9

  • Monday
    • 9:00 am Integrated Systems Group Meeting (216 EES)
    • 10:00 am Integrated Systems Group Journal Club (216 EES)
    • 12:00 NIH Video Broadcast (216 EES)
    • 3:00 pm Advanced Topics in Neural Control Engineering (207 EES) Visitors welcomed.
  • Tuesday
    • 1:00 NeuroImaging Meeting (207 EES)
  • Wednesday
  • 10:00 Brain Computer Interface Journal Club (207 EES)
  • 12:00 pm Center for Neural Engineering Group Meeting (216 EES)
  • 2:00 pm Cellular Journal Club (207 EES)
  • 4:00 pm Neuroscience Seminar (108 Wartik)
  • Thursday
    • 12:30 pm NeuroMechanics Journal Club (216 EES)
  • Friday

Mar 16

NOTE ROOM CHANGE - CNE Group will meet in 117 EES.

  • Monday
    • 9:00 am Integrated Systems Group Meeting (216 EES)
    • 10:00 am Integrated Systems Group Journal Club (216 EES)
      Madineh Sarvestani presents:
      Anderson Kudela Cho Bergey Franaszczuk Studies of stimulus parameters for seizure disruption using neural network simulations Biol Cybern 2007
    • 12:00 NIH Video Broadcast (216EES)
      Rachel Wong , Ph. D., Department of Biological Structure, University of Washington, presents
      Imaging circuit assembly in the developing retina
    • 3:00 pm Advanced Topics in Neural Control Engineering (207 EES) Visitors welcomed.
      Yina presents: D. Haufler, F. Morin, J.C. Lacaille, F.K. Skinnera. Parameter estimation in single-compartment neuron models using a synchronization-based method. Neurocomputing 70 (2007) 1605–1610.
  • Tuesday
    • 1:00 NeuroImaging Meeting (207 EES)
  • Wednesday
  • 10:00 Brain Computer Interface Journal Club (207 EES)
    Kamrun Nahar presents (contd.): Han Yuan, Alexander Doud, Arvind Gururajan, and Bin He, “Cortical Imaging of Event-Related (de)Synchronization During Online Control of Brain-Computer Interface Using Minimum-Norm Estimates in Frequency Domain” IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON NEURAL SYSTEMS AND REHABILITATION ENGINEERING, VOL. 16, NO. 5, OCTOBER 2008
  • 12:00 pm Center for Neural Engineering Group Meeting (117 EES)
  • 2:00 pm Cellular Journal Club (207 EES)
    Chunfeng Zhang presents:
    Bazzu G, Puggioni GG, Dedola S, Calia G, Rocchitta G, Migheli R, Desole MS, Lowry JP, O'Neill RD, Serra PA. Real-Time Monitoring of Brain Tissue Oxygen Using a Miniaturized Biotelemetric Device Implanted in Freely Moving Rats. Anal. Chem., 2009, 81 (6), pp 2235–2241
  • 4:00 pm Neuroscience Seminar (108 Wartik) David Liu, Penn State College of Medicine, presents A downward spiral: regulation of neuronal death by cell cycle molecules Abstract
  • Thursday
    • 12:30 pm NeuroMechanics Journal Club (216 EES)
  • Friday

Mar 23

WELCOME, Dr Myung-Han Yoon and Dr John White. This week the Center for Neural Engineering and the Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics welcomes two special guests Myung-Han Yoon, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University, and John White, Professor of Bioengineering and Executive Director of the Brain Institute, University of Utah. Dr Yoon and Dr White will present seminars. Please note the day and times listed below.

  • Monday
    • 9:00 am Integrated Systems Group Meeting (216 EES)
    • 10:00 am Integrated Systems Group Journal Club (216 EES) Yina Wei presents:
      Su Radman Vaynshteyn Parra Bikson Effects of high-frequency stimulation on epileptiform activity in vitro: ON/OFF control paradigm Epilepsia 2008
    • 12:00 NIH Video Broadcast (216 EES) David Fitzpatrick, Department of Neurobiology, Duke University presents Imaging experience-dependent emergence of functional circuits in visual cortex
    • 3:00 pm Advanced Topics in Neural Control Engineering (207 EES) Visitors welcomed.
      Michael presents:
      Danzl, P. Moehlis, J. Spike timing control of oscillatory neuron models using impulsive and quasi-impulsive charge-balanced inputs. American Control Conference, 2008. P171-176
  • Tuesday
    • 12:15 pm Teaching seminar (216 EES) Dr Myung-Han Yoon presents Soft Electroactive Materials for Neural Engineering Abstract
    • 1:00 pm NeuroImaging Meeting (207 EES)
    • 3:30 pm Research seminar (216 EES) Dr Myung-Han Yoon presents Neuronal Interfacing - Controlling Cellular Function and Monitoring Activity Abstract
  • 12:00 pm Center for Neural Engineering Group Meeting (216 EES)
  • 2:00 pm Cellular Journal Club (207 EES)
  • 4:00 pm Neuroscience Seminar (108 Wartik) Dr John White presents Mechanisms and Consequences of Coherent Neuronal Activity More information about John White
  • Thursday
    • 12:30 pm NeuroMechanics Journal Club (216 EES)
  • Friday

Mar 30

The Center for Neural Engineering welcomes special guest Dr Steven Weinstein, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Weill Cornell Medical College and Assistant Attending Physician, New York Presbyterian Hospital.

NOTE ROOM CHANGE - Integrated Systems Group and Journal Club

  • Monday
    • 9:00 am Integrated Systems Group Meeting (207 EES)
    • 10:00 am Integrated Systems Group Journal Club (207 EES)
    • 12:00 NIH Video Broadcast (216 EES) Daeyeol Lee, Department of Neurobiology, Yale University School of Medicine presents Primate Cortico-Basal Ganglia Network and Decision Making
    • 3:00 pm Advanced Topics in Neural Control Engineering (207 EES) Visitors welcomed.
      Matthew Cornick, Brian Hunt, Edward Ott, Huseyin Kurtuldu, and Michael F. Schatz. State and parameter estimation of spatiotemporally chaotic systems illustrated by an application to Rayleigh–Bénard convection. Chaos 19, 013108 (2009) .
  • Tuesday
    • 1:00 NeuroImaging Meeting (207 EES)
  • Wednesday
  • 10:00 Brain Computer Interface Journal Club (207 EES)
    Guerau B. Cabrera presents:
    A mini-class on Radial Basis Functions and their applications to Brain Computer Interfaces
  • 12:00 pm Center for Neural Engineering Group Meeting (216 EES)
  • 2:00 pm Cellular Journal Club (207 EES)
    Ying presents:
    Peer Wulff, Alexey A. Ponomarenko, Marlene Bartos, Tatiana M. Korotkov, Elke C. Fuchs, Florian Bähner, Martin Both, Adriano B. L. Tort, Nancy J. Kopell, William Wisden, and Hannah Monyer. “Hippocampal theta rhythm and its coupling with gamma oscillations require fast inhibition onto parvalbumin-positive interneurons” PNAS March 3, 2009 vol. 106 no. 9 3561-3566
  • 4:00 pm Neuroscience Seminar (108 Wartik) Sarah Bottjer, Professor of Biological Sciences and Psychology Neurobiology Section Head presents Changes in brain wiring during the sensitive period for vocal learning in songbirds Abstract
  • Thursday
    • 12:30 pm NeuroMechanics Journal Club (216 EES)
  • Friday

Apr 6

  • Monday
    • 9:00 am Integrated Systems Group Meeting (216 EES)
    • 10:00 am Integrated Systems Group Journal Club (216 EES)
      Sridhar presents: Nair Shiau Principe Iasemidis Pardalos Norman Carney Kelly Sackellares JC. An investigation of EEG dynamics in an animal model of temporal lobe epilepsy using the maximum Lyapunov exponent Experimental Neurology 2009
    • 12:00 NIH Video Broadcast (216 EES)
    • 3:00 pm Advanced Topics in Neural Control Engineering (207 EES) Visitors welcomed.
      Jiang Wang, Zhen Zhang and Huiyan Li. Synchronization of FitzHugh–Nagumo systems in EES via H∞ variable universe adaptive fuzzy control Chaos, Solitons & Fractals, Volume 36, Issue 5, June 2008, Pages 1332-1339
  • Tuesday
    • 1:00 NeuroImaging Meeting (207 EES)
  • Wednesday
  • 10:00 Brain Computer Interface Journal Club (207 EES)
    Kamrun Nahar presents:
    Baharan Kamousi, Ali Nasiri Amini, and Bin He, “Classification of motor imagery by means of cortical current density estimation and Von Neumann entropy” J. Neural Eng. 4 (2007) 17–25.
  • 12:00 pm Center for Neural Engineering Group Meeting (216 EES)
  • 2:00 pm Cellular Journal Club (207 EES)
  • 4:00 pm Neuroscience Seminar (108 Wartik)
  • Thursday
    • 12:30 pm NeuroMechanics Journal Club (216 EES)
  • Friday

Apr 13

  • Monday
    • 9:00 am Integrated Systems Group Meeting (216 EES)
    • 10:00 am Integrated Systems Group Journal Club (216 EES) Balaji Shanmugasundaram presents: Ludwig KA Uram JD Yang J Martin DC Kipke DR. Chronic neural recordings using silicon microelectrode arrays electrochemically deposited with a poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene (PEDOT) film J Neural Eng 2006
    • 12:00 NIH Video Broadcast (216 EES) Keith Kendrick, Department of Cognitive and Behavorial Neuroscience, The Babraham Institute, University of Cambridge presents Face encoding by neural networks in inferotemporal cortex
    • 3:00 pm Advanced Topics in Neural Control Engineering (207 EES) Visitors welcomed.
      Bin Deng, Jiang Wang, and Yenqiu Che. A combined method to estimate parameters of neuron from a heavily noise-corrupted time series of active potential Chaos. 2009 Mar;19(1):015105
  • Tuesday
    • 1:00 NeuroImaging Meeting (207 EES)
  • 12:00 pm Center for Neural Engineering Group Meeting (216 EES)
  • 2:00 pm Cellular Journal Club (207 EES)
  • 4:00 pm Neuroscience Seminar (108 Wartik) Emilie Rissman, University of Virginia, presents Sexual differentiation of behavior: Testosterone is just the beginning Abstract
  • Thursday
    • 12:30 pm NeuroMechanics Journal Club (216 EES)
  • Friday

Apr 20

  • Monday
    • 9:00 am Integrated Systems Group Meeting (216 EES)
    • 10:00 am Integrated Systems Group Journal Club (216 EES), Nick presents: Lytton W. Computer Modelling of Epilepsy. Nature Neurosci Rev, 9:626; 2008.
    • 12:00 NIH Video Broadcast (216 EES)
    • 3:00 pm Advanced Topics in Neural Control Engineering (207 EES) Visitors welcomed.
      chapter 6 of “Linear Systems, Optimal and Robust Control by Alok Sinha”
      Contact Ghanim at gxu1@psu.edu for a copy of the chapter.
  • Tuesday
    • 1:00 NeuroImaging Meeting (207 EES)
  • Wednesday
  • 10:00 Brain Computer Interface Journal Club (207 EES)
    Kamrun Nahar presents:
    Linderman et al , “Signal Processing Challenges for Neural Prostheses” IEEE SIGNAL PROCESSING MAGAZINE [20] JANUARY 2008.
  • 12:00 pm Center for Neural Engineering Group Meeting (216 EES)
  • 2:00 pm Cellular Journal Club (207 EES)
  • 4:00 pm Neuroscience Seminar (108 Wartik)
  • Thursday
    • 12:30 pm NeuroMechanics Journal Club (216 EES)
  • Friday

Apr 27

The Center for Neural Engineering welcomes special guest Rhonda Dzakpasu, Department of Physics, Georgetown University. Dr Dzakpasu will present the Center for Neural Engineering seminar on Wednesday.

  • Monday
    • 9:00 am Integrated Systems Group Meeting (216 EES)
    • 10:00 am Integrated Systems Group Journal Club (216 EES), Nick presents: Lytton W. Computer Modelling of Epilepsy. Nature Neurosci Rev, 9:626; 2008.
    • 12:00 NIH Video Broadcast (216 EES) James Trimmer, Departments of Neurobiology, Physiology, Biology University of California, Davis presents Ion channel phosphorylation and dynamic regulation of neuronal excitability
    • 3:00 pm Advanced Topics in Neural Control Engineering (207 EES) Visitors welcomed.
  • Tuesday
    • 1:00 NeuroImaging Meeting (207 EES)
  • Wednesday
  • 10:00 Brain Computer Interface Journal Club (207 EES)
    Luis Jacinto presents:
  • 12:00 pm Center for Neural Engineering Group Meeting (216 EES) Rhonda Dzakpasu presents.
  • 2:00 pm Cellular Journal Club (207 EES)
  • 4:00 pm Neuroscience Seminar (108 Wartik) Uwe Rudolph, McLean Hospital Harvard Medical School, presents GABA A receptor subtype-specificity of drug action: a paradigm leading to novel therapeutic strategies Abstract
  • Thursday
    • 12:30 pm NeuroMechanics Journal Club (216 EES)
  • Friday

May 4

  • Monday
    • 9:00 am Integrated Systems Group Meeting (216 EES)
    • 10:00 am Integrated Systems Group Journal Club (216 EES)
    • 12:00 NIH Video Broadcast (216 EES)
    • 3:00 pm Advanced Topics in Neural Control Engineering (207 EES) Visitors welcomed.
  • Tuesday
    • 1:00 NeuroImaging Meeting (207 EES)
  • Wednesday
  • 10:00 Brain Computer Interface Journal Club (207 EES)
  • 12:00 pm Center for Neural Engineering Group Meeting (216 EES)
  • 2:00 pm Cellular Journal Club (207 EES)
  • 4:00 pm Neuroscience Seminar (108 Wartik)
  • Thursday
    • 12:30 pm NeuroMechanics Journal Club (216 EES)
  • Friday

May 11

  • Monday
    • 9:00 am Integrated Systems Group Meeting (216 EES)
    • 10:00 am Integrated Systems Group Journal Club (216 EES)
    • 12:00 NIH Video Broadcast (216 EES)
    • 3:00 pm Advanced Topics in Neural Control Engineering (207 EES) Visitors welcomed.
  • Tuesday
    • 1:00 NeuroImaging Meeting (207 EES)
  • Wednesday
  • 10:00 Brain Computer Interface Journal Club (207 EES)
  • 12:00 pm Center for Neural Engineering Group Meeting (216 EES)
  • 2:00 pm Cellular Journal Club (207 EES)
  • 4:00 pm Neuroscience Seminar (108 Wartik)
  • Thursday
    • 12:30 pm NeuroMechanics Journal Club (216 EES)
  • Friday

May 18

  • Monday
    • 9:00 am Integrated Systems Group Meeting (216 EES)
    • 10:00 am Integrated Systems Group Journal Club (216 EES)
    • 12:00 NIH Video Broadcast (216 EES)
    • 3:00 pm Advanced Topics in Neural Control Engineering (207 EES) Visitors welcomed.
  • Tuesday
    • 1:00 NeuroImaging Meeting (207 EES)
  • Wednesday
  • 10:00 Brain Computer Interface Journal Club (207 EES)
  • 12:00 pm Center for Neural Engineering Group Meeting (216 EES)
  • 2:00 pm Cellular Journal Club (207 EES)
  • 4:00 pm Neuroscience Seminar (108 Wartik)
  • Thursday
    • 12:30 pm NeuroMechanics Journal Club (216 EES)
  • Friday

May 25

  • Monday
    • 9:00 am Integrated Systems Group Meeting (216 EES)
    • 10:00 am Integrated Systems Group Journal Club (216 EES)
    • 12:00 pm NIH Video Broadcast (216 EES)
    • 3:00 pm Advanced Topics in Neural Control Engineering (207 EES) Visitors welcomed.
  • Tuesday
    • 1:00 NeuroImaging Meeting (207 EES)
  • Wednesday
  • 10:00 Brain Computer Interface Journal Club (207 EES)
  • 12:00 pm Center for Neural Engineering Group Meeting (216 EES)
  • 2:00 pm Cellular Journal Club (207 EES)
  • 4:00 pm Neuroscience Seminar (108 Wartik)
  • Thursday
    • 12:30 pm NeuroMechanics Journal Club (216 EES)
  • Friday
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