Here you can find a list of all the speakers that have made WWNeuRise possible!

Past speakers

Neuroscience at the intersection of experiments and theory

Nicolas Meirhaeghe: “Predictive processing in the macaque frontal cortex during time estimation” - Jazayeri lab, MIT. Abstract | Replay not available

Federico Stella: “Global AND Scale-Free? Spontaneous cortical dynamics between functional networks and cortico-hippocampal communication” - Battaglia lab, Donders Institute. Abstract | Replay not available

Soledad Gonzalo Cogno: “Slow global population dynamics propagating through the medial entorhinal cortex " - Moser lab, NTNU. Abstract | Replay not available

Zoe Ashwood: “Mice alternate between discrete strategies during perceptual decision-making” - Pillow lab, Princeton University. Abstract | Replay

Claire Hales: “Modelling affective biases in rodents: behavioural and computational approaches” - Robinson lab, University of Bristol. Abstract | Replay

Arseny Finkelstein: “Mechanisms of cortical communication during decision-making” - Svododa lab, Janelia HHMI. Abstract | Replay

Inter-areal communication

Aleena Garner: “A Cortical Circuit for Audio-Visual Predictions” - Keller lab, Friedrich Miescher Institute. Abstract | Replay

Kelly Clancy: “Understanding sensorimotor control at global and local scales” - Mrsic-Flogel lab, Sainsbury Wellcome Centre. Abstract | Replay

Matthew Perich: “Inferring brain-wide interactions using data-constrained recurrent neural network models” - Rajan lab, Mount Sinai. Abstract | Replay

Evren Gokcen: “Exploring feedforward and feedback communication between visual cortical areas with DLAG” - Yu lab, Carnegie Mellon University. Abstract | Replay

Monique Smith: “Anterior Cingulate inputs to nucleus accumbens control the social transfer of pain and analgesia” - Malenka lab, Stanford University. Abstract | Replay

Adi Kol: “Astrocytes contribute to remote memory formation by modulating hippocampal-cortical communication during learning” - Goshen lab, Edmond & Lily Safra Center. Abstract | Replay

David Tingley: “A metabolic function of the hippocampal sharp wave-ripples” - Buzsáki lab, NYU. Abstract | Replay

Javad Karimi Abadchi: “Spatiotemporal patterns of neocortical activity around hippocampal sharp-wave ripples” - Mohajerani & McNaughton lab, University of Lethbridge. Abstract | Replay

Neuroscience of Naturalistic Behavior

Asaf Gal: “The collective behavior of the clonal raider ant: computations, patterns, and naturalistic behavior” - Kronauer lab, Rockefeller University. Abstract | Replay

Daniel Knebel: “Three levels of variability in the collective behavior of locusts” - Ayali lab, Tel Aviv University. Abstract | Replay

Constanze Lenschow: “Anatomical and functional characterization of the neuronal circuits underlying ejaculation” - Lima lab, Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown. Abstract | Replay

Takashi Yamaguchi: “Distinct limbic-hypothalamic circuits for the generation of social behaviors” - Lin lab, New York University. Abstract | Replay

Ayelet Sarel: “Natural switches in sensory attention rapidly modulate hippocampal spatial codes” - Ulanovsky lab, Weizmann Institute of Science. Abstract | Replay

Tu Anh Nguyen “Investigating the sun compass in monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus)” - el Jundi lab, University Würzburg. Abstract | Replay

Yael Bitterman: “Structures in space and time - Hierarchical network dynamics in the amygdala” - Luethi lab, FMI for Biomedical research. Abstract | Replay

Adam Calhoun: “Measuring behavior to measure the brain” - Murthy lab, Princeton University. Abstract | Replay


Lindsay Collins: “Effects of vagus nerve stimulation on arousal state and cortical excitation” - McCormick lab, University of Oregon. Abstract | Replay

Cristina Colangelo: “An in-silico framework to study the cholinergic modulation of the neocortex” - Blue Brain Project, EPFL. Abstract | Replay

Jasmine Pickford : “Cerebellar acetylcholine and motor behaviour” - Apps lab, University of Bristol. Abstract | Replay

Luke Coddington: “A role for dopamine in value-free learning” - Dudman lab, HHMI Janelia. Abstract | Replay

Rohan Sharma: “Acetylcholine modulation of short-term plasticity is critical to reliable long-term plasticity in hippocampal synapses” -Suhita lab, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Pune. Abstract | Replay

Inês Guerreiro: “Disinhibitory and neuromodulatory regulation of hippocampal synaptic plasticity” - Gutkin lab, Ecole Normale Superieure. Abstract | Replay

Caroline Jahn: “Rule learning representation in the fronto-parietal network” - Buschman lab, Princeton University.

Ramon Bartolo: “The role of the primate prefrontal cortex in inferring the state of the world and predicting change” - Averbeck lab, National Institute of Mental Health.

Nick Audette: “Expectation of self-generated sounds drives predictive processing in mouse auditory cortex” - Schneider lab, New York University.

Colleen J. Gillon: “Learning from unexpected events in the neocortical microcircuit” - Richards lab, University of Toronto.

Upcoming speakers

Nuttida Rungratsameetaweemana: “Neural dynamics of probabilistic information processing in humans and recurrent neural networks” - Sejnowski lab, Salk Institute & UCSD.

Oded Bein: “Learning and updating structured knowledge” - Niv lab, Princeton University.

Selina Solomon: Title TBA - Kohn lab, Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Tomaso Muzzu: Title TBA - Saleem lab, University College London.