CCSN Mini Retreat

February 2, 2018
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Umrath Lounge (Danforth Campus)

Cognitive, Computational and Systems Neuroscience (CCSN) Pathway mini-retreat.

NOTE: due to a burst pipe, the mini-retreat has moved to Umrath Lounge.


9:30  Breakfast & Welcome Message – Dan Moran, Ph.D. (Department of Biomedical Engineering)

10:00  “Functional Localization Using Naturalistic Stimuli” – Andrew Fishell (Department of Neuroscience)

10:20  “Effort-Based Decision-Making in Schizophrenia”  – Adam Culbreth (Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences)

10:40  Break

11:00  Ice Breaker – Bingo

11:20  “The Nature and Development of Aberrant Functional Connectivity in Tourette Syndrome”  – Ashley Nielsen (Department of Neuroscience)

11:40  “So Much Potential: A Short Exposé on Memory and LFPs” – Chuck Holmes (Department of Biomedical Engineering)

12:00  Lunch

12:50  CCSN Course Update – Camillo Padoa-Schioppa, Ph.D. (Department of Neuroscience)

1:00  Student Debates – “Grant Paylines?”

2:00  “Transdiagnostic Multimodal Correlates of Cognitive Control in Psychosis”  – Dov Lerman-Sinkoff (Department of Biomedical Engineering)

2:20  “Neural Mechanisms of Motivational Incentive Integration and Cognitive Control”  – Debbie Yee (Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences)

2:40   Break – Happy Hour

3:00  “Homeostatic Regulation of Emergent Cortical Dynamics: Micro to Macro Scale Self-Organization in the Brain”  – Keith Hengen, PhD (Department of Biology)

3:45  Family Feud

4:30  Conclusion

For inquiries contact Carmen Horn.