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April 2014
Tuesday
29.04.2014
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall
Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Emeritus Prof. Dr. Barry Lee
Biological Sciences, College of Optometry, State University of New York, NY
Motion and spatial signals in macaque ganglion cells
June 2014
Tuesday
24.06.2014
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall
Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Jochen Braun
Cognitive Biology Group, Institute of Biology, Otto-von-Guericke University, Magdeburg
Dynamics of visual perception and collective neural activity

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June 2014
Tuesday
24.06.2014
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall
Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Jochen Braun
Cognitive Biology Group, Institute of Biology, Otto-von-Guericke University, Magdeburg
Dynamics of visual perception and collective neural activity
April 2014
Tuesday
29.04.2014
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall
Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Emeritus Prof. Dr. Barry Lee
Biological Sciences, College of Optometry, State University of New York, NY
Motion and spatial signals in macaque ganglion cells
Today No event
Tuesday
01.04.2014
17 c.t.
MPI für experimentelle Medizin
Contact:  Ahmed El Hady
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Menahem Segal
Weizmann Institute of Sience, Dept. Neurobiology, Rehovot, Israel
Stress, GABA, Calcium Stores and Hippocampal Plasticity
Tuesday
01.04.2014
16 c.t.
MPI für experimentelle Medizin
Contact:  Ahmed El Hady
TUTORIAL BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Menahem Segal
Weizmann Institute of Sience, Dept. Neurobiology, Rehovot, Israel
Determinants of spontaneous bursts in cultured networks of central neurons
February 2014
Wednesday
12.02.2014
14:15 s.t.
MPI DS seminar room (0.77/0.79)
Contact:  Jan Nagler
MPI Kolloquium
Ph.D. Krishna P. Gummadi
Max-Planck Institute for Software Systems, Head, Networked Systems Research Group, Saarbrücken
Quantifying Information Overload in Social Media and its Impact on Social Contagions
Tuesday
11.02.2014
17 c.t.
MPI DS seminar room (0.77/0.79)
Contact:  Ahmed El Hady
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Dr. Benjamin Machta
The Lewis-Sigler Institute, Princeton University, USA
Criticality in the Plasma Membrane of Living Cells
January 2014
Wednesday
22.01.2014
14:15 s.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall
Contact:  Jan Nagler
MPI Kolloquium
Prof. Dr. Erwin Frey
Faculty of Physics, Statistical and Biological Physics, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Collective Phenomena in Biological Systems
December 2013
Tuesday
17.12.2013
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall
Contact:  Theo Geisel
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Stefan Kehrein
Institute for Theoretical Physics, Physics Department, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Equilibrium quantum statistical mechanics; when does it work, and when and why does it fail?
Tuesday
10.12.2013
17:15 s.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall
Contact:  Theo Geisel
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Dr. Anna Levina
Max-Planck-Institut für Dynamik und Selbstorganisation, Göttingen
NEURONAL AVALANCHES: OPTIMALITY, PLASTICITY AND LEARNING
Wednesday
04.12.2013
14:15 s.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall
Contact:  Jan Nagler
MPI Kolloquium
Prof. Dr. Klaus Pawelzik
Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of Bremen, Bremen
Criticality of control in man and markets
November 2013
Tuesday
19.11.2013
17 c.t.
MPI DS seminar room (0.77/0.79)
Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Peter J. Thomas
Department of Mathematics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, USA
On the Asymptotic Phase of Stochastic Oscillators
Wednesday
13.11.2013
15:15 s.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall
Contact:  Jan Nagler
MPI Kolloquium
Prof. Dr. Peter Grassberger
Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Calgary (Canada)
Cooperative first order percolation transitions: From HIV to the random field Ising model
October 2013
Tuesday
22.10.2013
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall
Contact:  Detlev Schild
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Panayiota Poirazi
Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (IMBB) Foundation of Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH), Heraklion, Crete, Greece
Spatio-temporal encoding in pyramidal neuron models: the role of dendrites
September 2013
Monday
23.09.2013 14:15
Contact:  Marc Timme
MPIDS - Bunsenstraße 10, House 8, Lecture hall
July 2013
Tuesday
09.07.2013
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall
Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
PD Dr. Kerstin Schmidt
Brain Institute - Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN)
The visual callosal connection: a connection like any other?
Wednesday
03.07.2013
15:15 s.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall
Contact:  Theo Geisel
MPI Kolloquium
Ph.D. Margaret C. Crofoot
University of Konstanz, Max-Planck-Institute for Ornithology, Vogelwarte Radolfzell
Movement Ecology in a data-rich world
Tuesday
02.07.2013
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall
Contact:  Dominika Lyzwa
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Tatyana Sharpee
Computational Neurobiology Laboratory, The Salk Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA
Information theoretic principles in learning and decision making
June 2013
Wednesday
26.06.2013
15 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall
Contact:  Theo Geisel
http://www.ulb.ac.be/sciences/utc/
MPI Kolloquium
Prof. Dr. Albert Goldbeter
Faculté des Sciences Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
The cell cycle and the circadian clock: Dynamics of two coupled cellular rhythms
Monday
24.06.2013
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall
Contact:  Demian Battaglia
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Charles Gray
Department of Cell Biology & Neuroscience, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, USA
Dynamics of Cortico-cortical Interactions Underlying Visual Working Memory
Tuesday
18.06.2013
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall
Contact:  Theo Geisel
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Dipl. Phys. Viola Priesemann
Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt, Germany
Self- organized criticality as a universal brain state from wakefulness to deep sleep? Results from intracranial depth recordings in humans
Friday
07.06.2013
11 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall
Contact:  Annette Witt
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Susanne Still
Manoa Department of Information and Computer Sciences, University of Hawaiʻi, USA
Thermodynamics of Prediction
Wednesday
05.06.2013
15:15 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall
Contact:  Dominika Lyzwa
MPI Kolloquium
Prof. Dr. Dominique Langevin
Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, CNRS, Université Pris Sud., Orsay, France
Physical chemistry of Foams
Tuesday
04.06.2013
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall
Contact:  André Fiala (Schwann-Schleiden Forschungszentrum)
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Dr. Georg Nagel
Julius-von-Sachs-Institut für Biowissenschaften, Lehrstuhl für Botanik I, Würzburg
Characterization and engineering of photoreceptors for optogenetic applications
May 2013
Wednesday
29.05.2013
15 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall
Contact:  Theo Geisel
MPI Kolloquium
Javier Buceta Fernández, Ph.D.
Barcelona Sience Park (PCB) CoSMo Lab (Computer Simulation and Modeling), Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
Chinese whispers: noise in Quorum Sensing
Tuesday
28.05.2013
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall
Contact:  Demian Battaglia
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Prof. Robert Shapley
Center for Neural Science, New York University, New York, USA
Things look black for the receptive field hypothesis in the primary visual cortex (V1)
Tuesday
21.05.2013
17 c.t.
Ludwig Prandtl lecture hall
Contact:  Tobias Moser
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
PD Dr. Dr. Andreas Bahmer
Department of Audiological Acoustics, ENT Department, Goethe-University of Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
Neuroimplantate: Theorie, Experiment und klinische Anwendung
Wednesday
15.05.2013
17 c.t.
MPI DS seminar room (0.77/0.79)
Contact:  Fred Wolf
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Dr. Yashar Ahmadian
Center for Theoretical Neuroscience, Columbia University, NY, USA
Interplay of random and structured connectivity in the dynamics of neural networks
April 2013
Tuesday
30.04.2013
17 c.t.
MPI DS seminar room (0.77/0.79)
Contact:  Dominika Lyzwa
BCCN/BFNT AG-Seminar
Dr. Jennifer Linden
The Ear Institute, Faculty of Brain Sciences, UCL Ear Institute, London, UK
A specific deficit in auditory adaptation in a mouse model of human neurodevelopmental disorders