Introduction to Computational Neuroscience

Upcoming events:

In this lecture series, outstanding researchers will present central topics in computational and theoretical neuroscience. All speakers will give both a research talk and a general introduction to a computational neuroscience topic.

19th of July

Talk at 14:00

Workshop at 10:00  
Andrew Saxe | Sainsbury Wellcome Trust, London
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The Neural Race Reduction: Dynamics of nonlinear representation learning

Learning dynamics in deep linear networks
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11th of August

Talk at 10:15

Workshop at 11:30  
Everton Agnes | Biozentrum- University of Basel
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Linking accessibility, allocation, and inhibitory gating in a model of context-dependent associative memory

Incorporating contextual control in Hopfield networks

Talk at TBA

Workshop at TBA  
Idan Segeev | Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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Location: Zoom or FMI

Organizers: Claire Meissner-Bernard, Fiona Muellner Julian Rossbroich,

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Previous events 2022

1st of March *IN-PERSON*

Talk at 13:00

Workshop at 16:30  
Adrienne Fairhall | University of Washington
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Rich representations in dopamine

Biological mechanisms of reinforcement learning in birdsongs
26th of April *ONLINE*

Talk at 14:00

Workshop at 16:30  
Joel Zylberberg | York University, Toronto
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AI for Neuroscience for AI

How to force artificial neural networks to form more brain-like representations
07th of June *ONLINE*

Talk at 17:00

Workshop at 18:30  
Mark Goldman | UC Davis
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Integrators in short- and long-term memory

Linear network theory, with applications to memory networks

Please access the FMI at its Porte at Maulbeerstrasse 66. At the Porte, visitors should state their names and affiliations. They will check the names and ask the visitor to write their last names on a sticker and let the visitor through. Please take the elevators to the seminar room on the 5th floor. In order to avoid a last minute crunch and delays to the seminar, it is strongly advised to show up at the Porte about 10 minutes before the beginning of the seminar.