5th CNRS-MPG joint workshop on Systems Biology


All lectures will be held in Lecture Hall,
Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Institut Henri Poincaré (Paris).

Thursday, December 09, 2010
09:00Coffee and registration
09:15 - 09:30Welcome address
09:30 - 10:15Nicolas Brunel  (Université Paris-Descartes & CNRS, France)
Statistical properties of synaptic connectivity in networks optimizing information storage
10:15 - 11:00Rosa Cossart  (INMED (Marseille), France)
Influence of connectivity on cortical microcircuits function: lessons from developmental neurobiology
11:00 - 11:30Coffee break
11:30 - 12:15Gilles Laurent  (Max-Planck-Institut für Hirnforschung (Frankfurt), Germany)
Adaptive gain control mechanisms in an olfactory system
12:15 - 14:15Buffet at IHP and poster session
12:30 - 14:00Postdoc talks
14:15 - 15:00Sophie Denève  (ENS - Group for Neural Theory (Paris), France)
How spiking neurons track dynamic variables, and what this implies for the neural code
15:00 - 15:45Benjamin Lindner  (Max-Planck-Institut für Physik komplexer Systeme (Dresden), Germany)
Stochastic neural activity
15:45 - 16:15Coffee break
16:15 - 17:00Thomas Preat  (ESPCI & CNRS (Paris), France)
Dynamics of associative memory networks in Drosophila
17:00 - 17:45Simon Thorpe  (CerCo (Toulouse), France)
How does the brain memorize visual and auditory stimuli? And how can it still remember them decades later?
18:00Steering committee meeting
Friday, December 10, 2010
09:30 - 10:15Kerstin Schmidt  (Max-Planck-Institut für Hirnforschung (Frankfurt), Germany)
Contextual integration in primary visual cortex
10:15 - 11:00Daniel Shulz  (UNIC, CNRS (Gif/Yvette), France)
Context dependent sensory processing in the whisker-to-barrel cortex system
11:00 - 11:30Coffee break
11:30 - 12:15Marc Timme  (Max-Planck-Institut für Dynamik und Selbstorganisation (Göttingen), Germany)
Self-organized control of autonomous behavior by nonlinear network dynamic
12:15 - 14:00Buffet at IHP and poster session
14:00 - 14:45Alexander Borst  (Max-Planck-Institut für Neurobiologie (Martinsried), Germany)
In search of the holy grail of fly motion vision
14:45 - 15:30Matthias Bethge  (Max-Planck-Institut für biologische Kybernetik (Tübingen), Germany)
Optimal coding with populations of spiking neurons
15:30 - 16:00Coffee break
16:00 - 16:45Karim Benchenane  (Université Pierre et Marie Curie & CNRS (Paris), France)
Coherent theta oscillations and reorganization of spike timing in the hippocampal-prefrontal network upon learning: role of dopamine
16:45 - 17:30Henry Tuckwell  (Max-Planck-Institut für Mathematik in den Naturwissenschaften (Leipzig), Germany)
Modeling the dynamic activity of dorsal raphe serotonergic neurons and their interactions


Date and Location

December 09 - 10, 2010
Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Institut Henri Poincaré
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Scientific Organizers

Vincent Hakim
CNRS - Département de Physique - Ecole Normale Supérieure
Laboratoire de Physique Statistique
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Jürgen Jost
Max-Planck-Institut für Mathematik in den Naturwissenschaften
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Fred Wolf
Max-Planck-Institut für Dynamik und Selbstorganisation
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Administrative Contact

Antje Vandenberg
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