Theoretical Neuroscience Journal Club

Spring 2016 - APPL 595B

Organizers: Jean-Marc Fellous, Ozan Koyluoglu and Kevin Lin

Meetings are in **Math 102, Fridays 11:00am-11:50am**.

- Jan 22nd: Organizational Meeting
- Jan 29th: Presenter: Jean-Marc - Introduction to Computational Neuroscience

**Optional 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>

R. Picard, "Affective Computing" IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing,1(1):11-17, 2010.<PDF>

W. Gerstner, H. Sprekeler, G Deco, "Theory and Simulation in Neuroscience", Science, 338(6103):60-5, 2012. <PUBMED> <PDF>

R. Yuste, "From the Neuron Doctrine to Neural Networks" Nature Reviews Neuroscience, 16(8):487-97, 2015. <PUBMED><PDF> - Feb 5th: Presenter: Naresh

**Papers**: - O. Sporns, " Contributions and challenges for network models in cognitive neuroscience", Nature Neuroscience, 17(5):652-60, 2014. <PUBMED> <PDF>

- Chapter 2 of D. Hubel's book. - Feb 12th: Presenter Devin

**Paper**: Giocomo, Moser and Moser " Computational models of grid cells", Neuron, 2011 <PUBMED> <PDF> - Feb 19th: Presenter - Michael

**Paper**: Raymond P. Kesner, Edmund T. Rolls, ``A computational theory of hippocampal function, and tests of the theory: New developments,'' Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews 48 (2015) 92–147. <PUBMED> <PDF>. - Feb 26th: Presenter - Lijuan

**Paper**: Same as last week. We'll finish it up. - March 4th: Presenter - David

**Paper**: Wu X, Foster DJ. "Hippocampal replay captures the unique topological structure of a novel environment". J Neurosci. 2014 May 7;34(19):6459-69. <PUBMED> <PDF>. - March 11th: Presenter - Kim

**Paper**: Humphries MD, Stewart RD, Gurney KN. "A physiologically plausible model of action selection and oscillatory activity in the basal ganglia". J Neurosci. 2006 Dec 13;26(50):12921-42.. <PUBMED> <PDF>. - March 18th: Spring Break
- March 25th: Presenter : Jinyan

**Paper**: Tamas Madl, Stan Franklin, Ke Chen, Daniela Montaldi, Robert Trappl, ``Bayesian Integration of Information in Hippocampal Place Cells'', PLOS ONE, vol. 9, no. 3, Mar. 2014. <PUBMED> and correction. <PDF>. - April 1st:Presenter Qi

**Paper**: Andrey Stepanyuk, ``Self-organization of grid fields under supervision of place cells in a neuron model with associative plasticity'', arXiv, Jun. 2015. <PDF> <arxiv> - April 8th: Presenter Lijuan

**Paper**: Silver et. al. " Mastering the game of Go with deep neural networks and tree search" Nature. 2016 Jan 28;529(7587):484-9. <PUBMED> <PDF> - April 15th: Presenter Devin

**Paper**: Xiao-Jing Wang, ``Probabilistic Decision Making by Slow Reverberation in Cortical Circuits '', Neuron, Vol. 36, 955–968, 2002. <PUBMED> <PDF> - April 22nd: Presenter Kim

**Paper**: Gwendal Le Masson, Serge Przedborski, L.F. Abbott. "A Computational Model of Motor Neuron Degeneration", Neuron, 83, pp975-988, 2014. <PUBMED> <PDF> - April 29th: Presenter David

**Paper**: L. Muessig, J. Hauser, T. Wills, and F. Cacucci, "A Developmental Switch in Place Cell Accuracy Coincides with Grid Cell Maturation", 2015, Neuron 86, 1167–1173, 2015. <PUBMED> <PDF>

Useful links

- Organization for Computational Neuroscience
- Neural Information Processing Systems Foundation
- Some Computational Neuroscience Journals:

**Previous Journal Club Pages can be found here**