Workshop in Neural Coding and Computation

Tuesday 8 September 2009
10:00 am
Michael Smith Lecture Theatre, Reception of Michael Smith Building

The Neuroscience Research Institute is helping to support an international computational neuroscience workshop at The University of Manchester on 8 Spetember 2009.  The speakers at the event, 'Manchester Neural Coding and Computation Workshop', also funded by Mathematical Neuroscience Network will be:

Professor Matteo Carandini, UCL
'Regimes of operation in visual cortex'

Dr Magnus Richardson, University of Warwick
'Bridging the gap between neurones and networks'

Dr Jason Kerr, Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tübingen
'Imaging neuronal populations in vivo: from the awake to the freely moving'

Professor Stephen Coombes, University of Nottingham
'Stochastic mode-locked spiking responses of chopper cells to periodic stimuli and implications for population coding in the ventral cochlear nucleus'

Professor Marcelo Magnasco, The Rockefeller University, New York

Dr Mark van Rossum, University of Edinburgh
'The dynamics of population codes in visual cortex'