Theoretical Neuroscience Journal Club
Fall 2015 - APPL 595B
Organizers: Jean-Marc Fellous, Ozan Koyluoglu and Kevin Lin
Meetings are in Math 102, Mondays 1-2pm.
- Aug 31st: Organizational meeting. No readings. Flyer can be found here.
- Sept 14th: Introduction to Computational Neuroscience. David Presenting.
Main papers: T. J. Sejnowski , C. Koch , P. S. Churchland, "Computational Neuroscience", Science, New Series, vol. 241, no. 4871, pp. 1299-1306, 1988. <PUBMED> <PDF>
L. F. Abbott, "Theoretical Neuroscience Rising," Neuron, vol. 60, no. 3, pp. 489 - 495, 2008. <PUBMED> <PDF>
Optional papers: T. J. Sejnowski, "Open questions about computation in Cerebral Cortex," In Parallel Distributed Processing, vol. 2, J. L. McClelland & D. E. Rumelhart (Eds.), Cambridge: MIT Press 1986. <PDF>
Wulfram Gerstner, Henning Sprekeler, and Gustavo Deco, "Theory and Simulation in Neuroscience," Science, vol. 338, no. 6103, pp. 60-65, 2012. <PUBMED> <PDF>
- Sept 21st - Introduction to modeling. Presenter: Jean-Marc Fellous.
- Sept 28th: Patrick presenting
Main: Stansbury DE, Naselaris T, Gallant JL., "Natural scene statistics account for the representation of scene categories in human visual cortex," Neuron. 2013, Sep 4;79(5):1025-34. <PDF>
- Oct 12th: Ali presenting
Olshausen, B. A., and Field, D. J. (1996). Emergence of simple-cell receptive field properties by learning a sparse code for natural images. Nature, 381, 607–609 <PDF>
- Oct 19th: Patrick presenting
Markram H. et al. Reconstruction and Simulation of Neocortical Microcircuitry. Cell, Vol. 163, 2, 456-492. Oct. 2015. <PDF>
- Oct 26th: Todd presenting
Matteo Carandini and David J. Heeger, Normalization as a canonical neural computation. Nature Reviews Neuroscience 13, 51-62, Jan. 2012. <PDF>
- Nov 2nd: David presenting
Main: Elad Schneidman, Jason L. Puchalla, Ronen Segev, Robert A. Harris, William Bialek, and Michael J. Berry II, "Synergy from Silence in a Combinatorial Neural Code". The Journal of Neuroscience, 31(44): 15732-15741, Nov. 2011. <PDF>
- Nov 9th: Todd presenting
Main: Coordinated learning of grid cell and place cell spatial and temporal properties: multiple scales, attention and oscillations. Grossberg S and Pilly P., Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society:B:369-, 2013. <PDF>
- Nov 16th: Same as last week
- Nov 23th: Luke presenting
KiJung Yoon, Michael A Buice, Caswell Barry, Robin Hayman, Neil Burgess & Ila R Fiete, ''Specific evidence of low-dimensional continuous attractor dynamics in grid cells,'' Nature Neuroscience 16, 1077–1084 (2013) <PDF>
- Nov 30th, Dec 7th: Ali presenting
Mark C. Fuhs and David S. Touretzky, ''A Spin Glass Model of Path Integration in Rat Medial Entorhinal Cortex,'' The Journal of Neuroscience, 26(16):4266–4276, 2006. <PDF>
Previous Journal Club Pages can be found here