Center of Excellence for Learning in Education, Science and Technology A National Science Foundation Science of Learning Center

Non-Conference Presentations 2010

  1. Invited panelist. NSF Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) Boston University event “Life after the PhD: Finding the right postdoc”, Boston MA, April.
  2. Abi-Karam, A., Newman, E, and Hasselmo, M. (2010). The effects of optic flow on remapping in grid cells in the medial entorhinal cortex. CELEST Workshop on Functional Connections, Boston MA, October.
  3. Ames, H. (2010). Computational neuroscience beyond the classroom. CELEST Workshop on Neural Plasticity, Boston MA, July.
  4. Barbas, H. (2010). Cortical connections and flexible behavior. CELEST Workshop on Functional Connections, Boston MA, October.
  5. Barbas, H. (2010). What brain circuits tell us about function and dysfunction. Invited colloquium, Martinos, October.
  6. Barbas, H. (2010). Neuronal circuitry and microstructure. Invited colloquium, Wood's Hole, August.
  7. Barbas, H. (2010). Brain models for mental disease. Invited lecture, NSF Science of Learning Centers annual meeting, Washington DC, October.
  8. Barbas, H. (2010). Prefrontal pathways for emotions through the amygdala and temporal cortex. Invited lecture, Biological Psychiatry meeting, May.
  9. Barbas, H. (2010). Parallel prefrontal pathways for flexible behavior. Invited lecture, Frontal Lobe meeting, Toronto, Canada, March.
  10. Barbas, H. (2010). Cortical communication rules. Encoding and decoding of neural ensembles. Santorini, June.
  11. Barnes, T. and Mingolla, E. (2010). A model of visual depth ordering from moving, textured surfaces. Science and Engineering Day, Boston University, March.
  12. Barnes, T. and Mingolla, E. (2010). A model of visual depth ordering from moving, textured surfaces. CELEST Workshop on Functional Connections, Boston MA, October.
  13. Brandon, M.P., Bogaard, A., Andrews, C.M., and Hasselmo, M.E. (2010). Analysis of reply of neural activity in rat postsubiculum during REM and SWS sleep. Poster presented at the Boston University Neuroscience Day, Boston University, January.
  14. Brown, T.I., Ross, R.S., Keller, J.B., Hasselmo, M.E., and Stern, C.E. (2010). Disambiguation of learned spatial sequences activates medial temporal and frontal lobes. Poster presented at the Boston University Neuroscience Day, Boston University, January.
  15. Bullock, D., Tan, C.O., and John, Y.J. (2010). Computational implications of microcircuit specializations in forebrain circuits for motivated action selection. CELEST Workshop on Neural Plasticity, Boston MA, July.
  16. Bullock, D., Tan, C.O., and John, Y.J. (2010). Computational implications of microcircuit specializations in forebrain circuits for motivated action selection. CELEST Workshop on Functional Connections, Boston MA, October.
  17. Carpenter, G.A. (2010). What is pattern recognition? NIH Biomedical Computing Interest Group (BCIG) Distinguished Lecture Series, Bethesda MD, March.
  18. Connerney, M., Libby, C., Bogaard, A., Brandon, M., Hasselmo, M. (2010). Spatial mapping in the rodent entorhinal cortex and hippocampus during exploration of spiral maze. CELEST Workshop on Functional Connections, Boston MA, October.
  19. Doon, H., Alvarez, G., and Mingolla, E. (2010). Evidence for strategic, fluid allocation of visual attention. Science and Engineering Day, Boston University, March.
  20. Eichenbaum, H. and Hasselmo, M.E. (2010). Cortical mechanisms for memory guided behavior. Invited lecture, Harvard University, May.
  21. Gardner, T. (2010). Neural circuit formation in songbirds. CELEST Workshop on Neural Plasticity, Boston MA, May.
  22. Gorchetchnikov, A., Ames, H., Chandler, B., Leveille, J., Livitz, G., Mingolla, E., and Versace, M. (2010). MoNETA: Modular neural exploring traveling agent. CELEST Workshop on Functional Connections, Boston MA, October.
  23. Gorchetchnikov, A., Ames, H., Chandler, B., Leveille, J., Livitz, G., Mingolla, E., and Versace, M. (2010). General form of learning algorithms for neuromorphic hardware implementation. CELEST Workshop on Neural Plasticity, Boston MA, July.
  24. Gorchetchnikov, A., Versace, M., Ames, H., Leveille, J., Yazdanbakhsh, A., Chandler, B., Mingolla, E., and Snider, G. (2010). General form of learning algorithms for neuromorphic hardware implementation. CELEST Workshop on Neural Plasticity, Boston MA, July.
  25. Grossberg, S. (2010). How does a brain give rise to a mind? University of Athens, Greece, September.
  26. Grossberg, S. (2010). Invited lecture, SyNAPSE Neuroscience Meeting, Los Angeles CA, June.
  27. Grossberg, S. (2010). Cortical dynamics of attentive visual object recognition, scene understanding, and decision making. Center for Neural Science, New York University, October.
  28. Grossberg, S. (2010). The hippocampus as a cognitive map: From grid cells to navigation. Center for Theoretical Neuroscience, Columbia University, New York NY, October.
  29. Grossberg, S. (2010). How does a brain give rise to a mind? From vision to cognition. Plenary Lecture at the University of Southern California Neuroscience Program, Los Angeles CA, February.
  30. Grossberg, S. (2010). Invited lecture, Vollmer Fries Lecture Series, Rennsalaer Polytechnic Institute, April.
  31. Guenther, F. (2010). The neural mechanisms of speech: From computational modeling to neural prosthesis. MIT Colloquium on the Brain and Cognition, Boston MA, September.
  32. Guenther, F. (2010). Identifying network connectivity with neuroimaging. CELEST Workshop on Functional Connections, Boston MA, October.
  33. Guenther, F. (2010). Identifying network connectivity with neuroimaging. CELEST Workshop on Functional Connections, Boston MA, October.
  34. Harvey, R. (2010). One of four speakers in the Boston University Graduate Student Organization (GSO) professional development seminar on “Conference Planning and Organizing”, February.
  35. Harvey, R.C., Deaciuc, A.G., Dwoskin, L.P., and Kantak, K.M. (2010). Cocaine addiction vulnerability and dopamine transporter function in adult rats with an ADHD phenotype and comparator strains following methylphenidate treatment during adolescence. Science and Engineering Day, Boston University, March.
  36. Harvey, R.C., Deaciuc, A.G., Dwoskin, L.P., and Kantak, K.M. (2010). Cocaine addiction vulnerability and dopamine transporter function in adult rats with an ADHD phenotype and comparator strains following methylphenidate treatment during adolescence. Poster presented at the Boston University Neuroscience Day, Boston University, January.
  37. Heys, J.G., Giocomo, L.M., and Hasselmo, M.E. (2010). Cholinergic modulation of resonance properties of stellate cells in medial entorhinal cortex. Poster presented at the Boston University Neuroscience Day, Boston University, January.
  38. Kantak, K.M. (2010). Neural plasticity and memory system functioning: Effects in cocaine-addicted rats. CELEST Workshop on Neural Plasticity, Boston MA, July.
  39. Lee, A.K.C. (2010). Establishing functional connectivity using MEG. CELEST Workshop on Functional Connections, Boston MA, October.
  40. Lim, Y., Shinn-Cunningham, B., and Gardner, T. (2010). Hearing Research Seminar, Boston University, April.
  41. Lim, Y., Shinn-Cunningham, B., and Gardner, T. (2010). Contour representation of sound signals. Science and Engineering Day, Boston University, March.
  42. MacDonald, C.J. and Eichenbaum H. (2010). Hippocampal neurons disambiguate overlapping sequences of non-spatial events. CELEST Workshop on Neural Plasticity, Boston MA, July.
  43. Man, H. (2010). AMPA receptor trafficking and turnover in synaptic plasticity. CELEST Workshop on Neural Plasticity, Boston MA, July.
  44. Mhatre, H., Gorchetchnikov, A., and Grossberg, S. (2010). A neural model of grid cell hexagonal map formation by self-organized learning. Boston University Neuroscience Recruitment Day, Boston University, March.
  45. Mhatre, H., Gorchetchnikov, A., and Grossberg, S. (2010). Hexagonal structure of grid cell firing field formed by self-organized learning within the entorhinal cortex. Science and Engineering Day, Boston University, March.
  46. Mhatre, H., Gorchetchnikov, A., and Grossberg, S. (2010). A neural model of grid cell hexagonal map formation by self-organized learning. Poster presented at the Boston University Neuroscience Day, Boston University, January.
  47. Miller, E.K. (2010). Homewood Brain and Cognition Lecture Series, Johns Hopkins University.
  48. Miller, E.K. (2010). Center for Brain Science Seminar, Harvard University.
  49. Miller, E.K. (2010). Cognitive Brain and Behavior Seminar. Department of Psychology, Harvard University.
  50. Nic Dhonnchadha, B.Á., Achat-Mendes, C., Platt, D.M., Pinard, E., Alberati, D., Wettstein, J.G., Spealman, R.D., and Kantak, K.M. (2010). Inhibiting glycine transporter-1: Effects on extinction and reacquisition of cocaine self-administration. CELEST Workshop on Neural Plasticity, Boston MA, July.
  51. Noyce, A., Maryott, J., and Sekuler, R. (2010). Eye movements track motion sequence learning: What happens when expectations are disrupted? CELEST Workshop on Neural Plasticity, Boston MA, July.
  52. Noyce, A., Maryott, J., and Sekuler, R. (2010). Unexpected events, eye movements, and imitation learning. Brandeis University Graduate Research Symposium, Waltham MA, March.
  53. Panko, M., Brumberg, J.S., Nieto-Castanon, A., Wright, E.J., Law, R., Kennedy, P.R., and Guenther, F.H. (2010). Decoding intended speech with a brain-machine interface utilizing a neurotrophic electrode. Science and Engineering Day, Boston University, March.
  54. Panko, M., Brumberg, J.S., Nieto-Castanon, A., Wright, E.J., Law, R., Kennedy, P.R., and Guenther, F.H. (2010). Decoding intended speech with a brain-machine interface utilizing a neurotrophic electrode. CELEST Workshop on Neural Plasticity, Boston MA, July.
  55. Patel, A., Zikopoulos, B., and Barbas, H. (2010). Synaptic pathways from the amygdala to the thalamic reticular nucleus in rhesus monkeys. CELEST Workshop on Neural Plasticity, Boston MA, July.
  56. Puig, M.V. and Miller, E.K. (2010). Role of dopamine D1 receptors in the monkey prefrontal cortex during learning and memory. CELEST Workshop on Functional Connections, Boston MA, October.
  57. Quiroz, Y.T., Budson, A.E., Lopera, F., Celone, K., Schon, K., Ruiz, A., Cooper, S., Newmark, R., and Stern, C.E. (2010). Learning of associations in presymptomatic familial Alzheimer’s disease: Am fMRI study. Poster presented at the Boston University Neuroscience Day, Boston University, January.
  58. Schon, K., Newmark, R.E., and Stein, E. (2010). Got brains! A science fair table hosted for local elementary school students at the Show Me the Science! Reverse Science Fair. Organized by the Science Club for Girls, Boston MA, October.
  59. Schon, K., Newmark, R.E., Ross, R.S., Quiroz, Y.T., Benner, T., and Stern, C.E. (2010). A high-resolution fMRI study of working memory in the medial temporal lobe. CELEST Workshop on Functional Connections, Boston MA, October.
  60. Stein, E., Ross, R.S., Brown, T.I., and Stern C.E. (2010). Does contextual retrieval support the disambiguation of well-learned overlapping navigational routes? CELEST Workshop on Functional Connections, Boston MA, October.
  61. Stern, C. (2010). Functional connectivity during fMRI investigations of sequencing and navigation. CELEST Workshop on Functional Connections, Boston MA, October.
  62. Stern, C. (2010). Outreach and Enrichment program: Organized Boston University Summer Pathways Program for High School Women interested in Science. Multi-station Hands-on lab program. Boston MA, July.
  63. Stern, C. (2010). Understanding Memory: From the Lab to the Classroom. Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth Family Academics Program. Science and Technology Series: Neuroscience, Boston University, November.
  64. Stewart, T.M., Robitsek, R.J., Ratner, M.H., Gallagher, M., Eichenbaum, H.B., and Farb, D.H. (2010). An a5GABA receptor-targeted cognitive enhancer (TB21007) differentially alters hippocampal place cell firing rates in familiar versus novel environments for spatial memory impaired rats. Poster presented at the Boston University Neuroscience Day, Boston University, January.
  65. Szalay, J.J. and Kantak, K.M. (2010). The dorsal hippocampus and rostral basolateral amygdala: neural substrates for cocaine cue extinction consolidation. CELEST Workshop on Functional Connections, Boston MA, October.
  66. Timbie, C. and Barbas, H. (2010). Emotional processing beyond the amygdala to orbitofrontal cortex. CELEST Workshop on Functional Connections, Boston MA, October.
  67. Turrigiano, G. (2010). The self-tuning neuron: Homeostatic plasticity in developing cortical networks. CELEST Workshop on Neural Plasticity, Boston MA, July.
  68. Versace, M. (2010). Plastic synapses in a stable brain. Invited lecture, Brain Corporation (Qualcomm), San Diego CA, January.
  69. Versace, M., Gorchetichnikov, A., Chandler, B., Kozma, R.T., Ames, H.M., and Mingolla, E. (2010). Neural design for nanochip applications. DARPA SyNAPSE site visit, Palo Alto CA, March.
  70. Versace, M., Gorchetichnikov, A., Chandler, B., Kozma, R.T., Ames, H.M., and Mingolla, E. (2010). The BU/HP Darpa SyNAPSE team. DARPA SyNAPSE site visit, Palo Alto CA, March.
  71. Versace. M. (2010). Brain-inspired computing. NSF Science of Learning Center PI Meeting, Washington DC.
  72. Versace. M. (2010). Neural design for nanochip applications. DARPA SyNAPSE site visit, Palo Alto CA, August.
  73. Versace. M. (2010). Brain-inspired computing. iSLC Meeting, Boston MA.
  74. Versace. M. (2010). The Darpa SyNAPSE project at Boston University. DARPA SyNAPSE site visit, Palo Alto CA, March.
  75. Versace. M. (2010). Brain-inspired computing. DARPA NEST, San Diego CA, November.
  76. Versace. M. (2010). The BU/HP Darpa SyNAPSE team. DARPA SyNAPSE site visit, Palo Alto CA, March.
  77. Zikopoulos, B. (2010). Pathways for attentional processes through the prefrontal cortex and the thalamus. CELEST Workshop on Functional Connections, Boston MA, October.