Lab Meetings

Fall 2016 (Mondays, 10:00 AM)

October 9 – Persistent activity JC 3 

Goldman-Rakic, P.S., & Chafee, M.V. (2000). Inactivation of Parietal and Prefrontal Cortex Reveals Interdependence of Neural Activity During Memory-Guided Saccades. Journal of Neurophysiology, 8(3), 1550-1566.

Premereur, E., Vanduffle, W., Janssen, P. (2014). The Effect of FEF Microstimulation on the Responses of Neurons in the Lateral Intraparietal Area. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 26(8), 1672-1684.

[presenters: Austin & Oliver]

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Spring 2017 (Mondays, 10:00 AM)

January 9 – Business (Plans for the semester)

January 16 – No lab meeting (MLK Day)

January 23 – RLJC 1: Rescorla and Wagner

Rescorla, R. A., & Wagner, A. R. (1972). A theory of Pavlovian conditioning: Variations in the effectiveness of reinforcement and nonreinforcement. Classical conditioning II: Current research and theory, 2, 64-99.

[presenter: Alex]

January 30 – Rough Drafts of COSYNE Posters (Alex out)

February 6 – RLJC 2: Gershman, 2015

Gershman SJ (2015) A Unifying Probabilistic View of Associative Learning. PLoS Comput Biol 11(11): e1004567. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004567

[presenter: Kate]

February 13 – COSYNE Prep

February 20 – More COSYNE Prep

February 27 – No Lab meeting (COSYNE)

March 6 – Business

March 13 – No lab meeting (Spring Break)

March 20 – RLJC 3: Engel et al., 2015

Engel, T. A., Chaisangmongkon, W., Freedman, D. J., & Wang, X. J. (2015). Choice-correlated activity fluctuations underlie learning of neuronal category representation. Nature communications, 6.

[presenter: Aaron]

March 27 – RLJC 4: Law and Gold, 2009

Law, C. T., & Gold, J. I. (2009). Reinforcement learning can account for associative and perceptual learning on a visual-decision task. Nature neuroscience, 12(5), 655-663.

[presenters: Eric & Alex]

 

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Fall 2016 (Mondays, 10:00 AM)

Aug. 29 – Business

Sept.  5No lab meeting (Labor Day)

Sept. 12 – Business

Sept. 19No lab meeting

Sept. 26 – Simoncelli, E. P., & Heeger, D. J. (1998). A model of neuronal responses in visual area MT. Vision research, 38(5), 743-761.

  [presenter: Alex]

Oct. 3rd – Wong, Yan T., Margaret M. Fabiszak, Yevgeny Novikov, Nathaniel D. Daw, and Bijan Pesaran. “Coherent neuronal ensembles are rapidly recruited when making a look-reach decision.” Nature neuroscience (2016).

  [presenter: Eric]

Oct. 10th – Rust, Nicole C., et al. “How MT cells analyze the motion of visual patterns.”Nature neuroscience 9.11 (2006): 1421-1431.

  [presenter: Aaron]

Oct. 17th – Kang I, Maunsell JHR. 2012. Potential confounds in estimating trial-to-trial correlations between neuronal response and behavior using choice probabilities. J Neurophysiol. 108(12):3403–15

[presenter: Thad]

Oct. 24thNo Lab Meeting

Oct. 31st – Business

Nov. 7th – Levi, D. M., Knill, D. C., & Bavelier, D. (2015). Stereopsis and amblyopia: a mini-review. Vision research, 114, 17-30.

  [presenter: Kate]

Dec. 5th – Feedback Dynamics Determine the Structure of Spike-Count Correlation in Visual Cortex

Adrian Gopnik Bondy, Bruce G Cumming
 
[presenter: Aaron]
 

 

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Summer 2016 (Mondays, 9:30 AM )

Jun. 6 – TBA

   [presenter: Eric]

Jun. 13 – TBA

   [presenter: Aaron]

Jun. 20 – Could a neuroscientist understand a microprocessor?
by: Eric Jonas, Konrad Kording
bioRxiv (26 May 2016), 055624, doi:10.1101/055624

   [presenter: Leor]

Jun. 27 – A Model of Binocular Motion Integration in MT Neurons
by: Pamela M. Baker, Wyeth Bair
The Journal of Neuroscience, Vol. 36, No. 24. (15 June 2016), pp. 6563-6582, doi:10.1523/jneurosci.3213-15.2016

   [presenter: Kate]

Jul. 11 – Receptive Field Dynamics Underlying MST Neuronal Optic Flow Selectivity
Yu, Page, Gaborski, Duffy

   [presenter: Jonas]

Jul. 18 – TBA

   [presenter: Thad]

Jul. 25 – TBA

   [presenter: Leor]

Aug. 1 – Adelson, Edward H., and James R. Bergen. “Spatiotemporal energy models for the perception of motion.” JOSA A 2.2 (1985): 284-299.

   [presenter: Kate]

Aug. 8 – Rust, Nicole C., et al. “How MT cells analyze the motion of visual patterns.”Nature neuroscience 9.11 (2006): 1421-1431.

   [presenter: Aaron]

contact for this semester: Kate (kathryn.bonnen [at] utexas [dot] edu)

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Spring 2016 (Fridays, 3:00 PM )

Jan. 15 – Round robin / semester planning

Jan. 22 – Lab space cleanup

Jan. 29 – Introduction to GLM

   [presenter: Jake]

Feb. 5 – Task-specific versus generalized mnemonic representations in parietal and prefrontal cortices Nature Neuroscience, Vol. 19, No. 1. (23 November 2015), pp. 143-149,doi:10.1038/nn.4168 by Arup Sarma, Nicolas Y. Masse, Xiao-Jing Wang, David J. Freedman

http://www.citeulike.org/user/alexhuk/article/13896036

   [presenter: Eric]

Feb. 12 – No Lab Meeting (INS recruitment main day)

Feb. 19 – Nienborg, Hendrikje, and Bruce G. Cumming. “Decision-related activity in sensory neurons reflects more than a neuron’s causal effect.” Nature459.7243 (2009): 89-92.

   [presenter: Aaron]

Feb. 26 – cancelled.

Mar. 4 – Administrative Meeting

   [Alex]

Mar. 11 – Work in progress

   [presenter: Sung Jun]

Mar. 18 – Spring Break

Mar. 25 – cancelled

Apr. 1 – TBA

[presenter: Jonas]

Apr. 8 – Jake’s Dissertation Practice

Apr. 15 – NETI

Apr. 22 – Jake’s defense (starting at 2:30 PM)

Apr. 29 – prep for VSS 1

May 6 – prep for VSS 2

May 13 – VSS

 

 

contact for this semester: Kate (kathryn.bonnen [at] utexas [dot] edu)