LASCON VI Program

Date: | Time: | Activity: | Coordinator(s): |
---|---|---|---|

Sun Jan 3 | 14:00–19:00 | Arrival | A. Roque |

19:00–19:30 | Welcome speech | A. Roque | |

19:30–21:00 | Opening Lecture. Introduction to computational neuroscience | W. Lytton | |

21:00–23:00 | First get together | A. Roque | |

Mon Jan 4 | 09:00–10:00 | Lecture 1. Basic neuroscience | V .Steuber |

10:00–10:20 | Coffee break | ||

10:20–11:20 | Lecture 2. The cable equation | A. Roth | |

11:20–11:30 | Interval | ||

11:30–12:30 | Lecture 3. The Hodgkin-Huxley model | V. Steuber | |

12:30–14:30 | Lunch | ||

14:30–15:30 | Tutorial 1. PYTHON tutorial | L. Rodrigues | |

15:30–15:40 | Interval | ||

15:40–16:40 | Tutorial 2. Introduction to NEURON | A. Roth | |

16:40–17:00 | Coffee break | ||

17:00–18:00 | Tutorial 3. NEURON 1 | A. Roth | |

18:00–20:00 | Computational exercises | Tutors | |

Tue Jan 5 | 09:00–10:00 | Lecture 4. Matching passive neuron models to data | A. Roth |

10:00–10:20 | Coffee break | ||

10:20–11:20 | Lecture 5. Modeling ionic currents and their effects | A. Roth | |

11:20–11:30 | Interval | ||

11:30–12:30 | Lecture 6. Reduced neuron models and phase plane analysis 1 | B. Marin | |

12:30–14:30 | Lunch | ||

14:30–15:30 | Tutorial 4. NEURON 2 | A. Roth | |

15:30–15:40 | Interval | ||

15:40–16:40 | Tutorial 5. NEURON 3 | A. Roth | |

16:40–17:00 | Coffee break | ||

17:00–18:00 | Tutorial 6. Reduced neuron models and phase plane analysis tutorial 1 | B. Marin | |

18:00–20:00 | Computational exercises | Tutors | |

Wed Jan 6 | 09:00–10:00 | Lecture 7. Modeling synapses | A. Roth |

10:00–10:20 | Coffee break | ||

10:20–11:20 | Lecture 8. Compartmental modeling | V. Steuber | |

11:20–11:30 | Interval | ||

11:30–12:30 | Lecture 9. Reduced neuron models and phase plane analysis 2 | B. Marin | |

12:30–14:30 | Lunch | ||

14:30–15:30 | Tutorial 7. NEURON 4 | A. Roth | |

15:30–15:40 | Interval | ||

15:40–16:40 | Tutorial 8. NEURON 5 | A. Roth | |

16:40–17:00 | Coffee break | ||

17:00–18:00 | Tutorial 9. Reduced neuron models and phase plane analysis tutorial 2 | B. Marin | |

18:00–20:00 | Computational exercises | Tutors | |

Thu Jan 7 | 09:00–10:00 | Lecture 10. Dendritic computation | A. Roth |

10:00–10:20 | Coffee break | ||

10:20–11:20 | Lecture 11. Realistic modeling of small neuron circuits | V. Steuber | |

11:20–11:30 | Interval | ||

11:30–12:30 | Lecture 12. Reduced neuron models and phase plane analysis 3 | B. Marin | |

12:30–14:30 | Lunch | ||

14:30–15:30 | Tutorial 10. NEURON 6 | A. Roth | |

15:30–15:40 | Interval | ||

15:40–16:40 | Tutorial 11. neuroConstruct tutorial 1 | V. Steuber | |

16:40–17:00 | Coffee break | ||

17:00–18:00 | Tutorial 12. Reduced neuron models and phase plane analysis tutorial 3 | B. Marin | |

19:00–23:00 | Confraternization party 1 | A. Roque and M. Reyes | |

Fri Jan 8 | 09:00–10:00 | Lecture 13. Resources for neural modeling | V. Steuber |

10:00–10:20 | Coffee break | ||

10:20–11:20 | Lecture 14. Reduced neuron models and phase plane analysis 4 | V. Steuber | |

11:20–11:30 | Interval | ||

11:30–12:30 | Invited Lecture 1. Untangling cerebellar circuits with scanning electron microscopy and focused ion beam milling | A. Roth | |

12:30–14:30 | Lunch | ||

14:30–15:30 | Tutorial 13. neuroConstruct tutorial 2 | V. Steuber | |

15:30–15:40 | Interval | ||

15:40–16:40 | Tutorial 14. Reduced neuron models and phase plane analysis tutorial 4 | B. Marin | |

16:40–17:00 | Coffee break | ||

17:00–18:00 | Invited Lecture 2. Synaptic plasticity and information processing in the cerebellum | V. Steuber | |

18:00–20:00 | Computational exercises | Tutors | |

Sat Jan 9 | 09:00–10:00 | Lecture 15. Networks of biophysical neuron models 1 | W. Lytton |

10:00–10:20 | Coffee break | ||

10:20–11:20 | Lecture 16. Networks of simple neuron models 1 | J. Schuecker and H. Bos | |

11:20–11:30 | Interval | ||

11:30–12:30 | Invited Lecture 3. Domain specific languages in computational neuroscience, NeuroML and the OpenSourceBrain initiative | B. Marin | |

12:30–14:30 | Lunch | ||

14:30–15:30 | Tutorial 15. Networks of biophysical neuron models tutorial 1 | W. Lytton | |

15:30–15:40 | Interval | ||

15:40–16:40 | Tutorial 16. NEST 1 | J. Schuecker and H. Bos | |

Sun Jan 10 | Day off | ||

Mon Jan 11 | 09:00–10:00 | Lecture 17. Networks of biophysical neuron models 2 | W. Lytton |

10:00–10:20 | Coffee break | ||

10:20–11:20 | Lecture 18. Networks of simple neuron models 2 | J. Schuecker and H. Bos | |

11:20–11:30 | Interval | ||

11:30–12:30 | Lecture 19. Synaptic plasticity and memory 1 | M. Huertas | |

12:30–14:30 | Lunch | ||

14:30–15:30 | Tutorial 17. Networks of biophysical neuron models tutorial 2 | W. Lytton | |

15:30–15:40 | Interval | ||

15:40–16:40 | Tutorial 18. NEST 2 | J. Schuecker and H. Bos | |

16:40–17:00 | Coffee break | ||

17:00–18:00 | Tutorial 19: Synaptic plasticity and memory tutorial 1 | M. Huertas | |

18:00–20:00 | Computational exercises | Tutors | |

Tue Jan 12 | 09:00–10:00 | Lecture 20. Networks of biophysical neuron models 3 | W. Lytton |

10:00–10:20 | Coffee break | ||

10:20–11:20 | Lecture 21. Networks of simple neuron models 3 | J. Schuecker and H. Bos | |

11:20–11:30 | Interval | ||

11:30–12:30 | Lecture 22. Synaptic plasticity and memory 2 | M. Huertas | |

12:30–14:30 | Lunch | ||

14:30–15:30 | Tutorial 17. Networks of biophysical neuron models tutorial 3 | W. Lytton | |

15:30–15:40 | Interval | ||

15:40–16:40 | Tutorial 18. NEST 3 | J. Schuecker and H. Bos | |

16:40–17:00 | Coffee break | ||

17:00–18:00 | Tutorial 19: Synaptic plasticity and memory tutorial 2 | M. Huertas | |

18:00–20:00 | Computational exercises | Tutors | |

Wed Jan 13 | 09:00–10:00 | Lecture 23. Networks of biophysical neuron models 4 | W. Lytton |

10:00–10:20 | Coffee break | ||

10:20–11:20 | Lecture 24. Networks of simple neuron models 4 | J. Schuecker and H. Bos | |

11:20–11:30 | Interval | ||

11:30–12:30 | Tutorial 23. Networks of biophysical neuron models tutorial 4 | W. Lytton | |

12:30–14:30 | Lunch | ||

14:30–15:30 | Tutorial 24. NEST 4 | J. Schuecker and H. Bos | |

15:30–15:40 | Interval | ||

15:40–16:40 | Interviews with students for projects definitions | A. Roque, M. Reyes and Lectures | |

16:40–17:00 | Coffee break | ||

17:00–20:00 | Interviews with students for projects definitions | A. Roque, M. Reyes and Lectures | |

Thu Jan 14 | 09:00–10:00 | Lecture 15. Synaptic plasticity and memory 3 | M. Huertas |

10:00–10:20 | Coffee break | ||

10:20–11:20 | Invited Lecture 4. Reaction-diffusion simulation in NEURON | W. Lytton | |

11:20–11:30 | Interval | ||

11:30–12:30 | Invited Lecture 5. Identifying critical components in the structure of multi-scale neural networks | J. Schuecker | |

12:30–14:30 | Lunch | ||

14:30–15:30 | Tutorial 25. Synaptic plasticity and memory tutorial 3 | M. Huertas | |

15:30–15:40 | Interval | ||

15:40–16:40 | Invited Lecture 6. The anatomical origin of population rate oscillations in multi-layered spiking networks | H. Bos | |

16:40–17:00 | Coffee break | ||

17:00–18:00 | Exercises and project work | Tutors | |

19:00–23:00 | Confraternization party 2 | A. Roque and M. Reyes | |

Fri Jan 15 | 09:00–10:00 | Lecture 26. Synaptic plasticity and memory 4 | M. Huertas |

10:00–10:20 | Coffee break | ||

10:20–11:20 | Lecture 27. Neural dynamics from single neurons to networks 1 | G. Mato | |

11:20–11:30 | Interval | ||

11:30–12:30 | Invited Lecture 7. A synthesis of recent computational and experimental human neuroscience research done at the Biomedical Engineering Lab of the University of Sao Paulo | A. Kohn | |

12:30–14:30 | Lunch | ||

14:30–15:30 | Tutorial 26. Synaptic plasticity and memory tutorial 4 | M. Huertas | |

15:30–15:40 | Interval | ||

15:40–16:40 | Tutorial 27. Neural dynamics from single neurons to networks tutorial 1 | G. Mato | |

16:40–17:00 | Coffee break | ||

17:00–18:00 | Tutorial 28. ReMoto tutorial | A. Kohn | |

18:00–18:20 | Interval | ||

18:20–19:20 | Invited Lecture 8. Grid cells, place cells and the sense of space | M. Idiart | |

Sat Jan 16 | 09:00–10:00 | Lecture 28. Neural dynamics from single neurons to networks 2 | G. Mato |

10:00–10:20 | Coffee break | ||

10:20–11:20 | Invited Lecture 9. Network architecture and synaptic eligibility traces in reward time responses in primary visual cortex | M. Huertas | |

11:20–11:30 | Interval | ||

11:30–12:30 | Invited Lecture 10. Do not underestimate the invertebrates: intermingling computational and experimental data |
M. Reyes | |

12:30–14:30 | Lunch | ||

14:30–15:30 | Tutorial 29. Neural dynamics from single neurons to networks tutorial 2 | G. Mato | |

15:30–15:40 | Interval | ||

15:40–16:40 | Invited lecture 11. Time perception, associative learning and information theory |
M. Reyes | |

Sun Jan 17 | Day off | ||

Mon Jan 18 | 09:00–10:00 | Lecture 29. Neural dynamics from single neurons to networks 3 | G. Mato |

10:00–10:20 | Coffee break | ||

10:20–11:20 | Lecture 30. Spike train analysis 1 | C. Pouzat | |

11:20–11:30 | Interval | ||

11:30–12:30 | Lecture 31. Computational psychiatry 1 | J. Murray | |

12:30–14:30 | Lunch | ||

14:30–15:30 | Tutorial 30. Neural dynamics from single neurons to networks tutorial 3 | G. Mato | |

15:30–15:40 | Interval | ||

15:40–16:40 | Tutorial 31. Spike train analysis tutorial 1 | C. Pouzat | |

16:40–17:00 | Coffee break | ||

17:00–18:00 | Tutorial 32. Computational psychiatry tutorial 1 | J. Murray | |

18:00–20:00 | Exercises and project work. | Tutors | |

Tue Jan 19 | 09:00–10:00 | Lecture 32. Neural dynamics: from single neuron to networks 4 | G. Mato |

10:00–10:20 | Coffee break | ||

10:20–11:20 | Lecture 33. Spike train analysis 2 | C. Pouzat | |

11:20–11:30 | Interval | ||

11:30–12:30 | Lecture 34. Computational psychiatry 2 | J. Murray | |

12:30–14:30 | Lunch | ||

14:30–15:30 | Tutorial 33. Neural dynamics from single neurons to networks tutorial 4 | G. Mato | |

15:30–15:40 | Interval | ||

15:40–16:40 | Tutorial 34. Spike train analysis tutorial 2 | C. Pouzat | |

16:40–17:00 | Coffee break | ||

17:00–18:00 | Tutorial 35. Computational psychiatry tutorial 2 | J. Murray | |

18:40–19:40 | Invited lecture 12. Searching for collective behavior in populations of neurons |
W. Bialek | |

Wed Jan 20 | 09:00–10:00 | Lecture 35. Spike train analysis 3 | C. Pouzat |

10:00–10:20 | Coffee break | ||

10:20–11:20 | Lecture 36. Computational psychiatry 3 | J. Murray | |

11:20–11:30 | Interval | ||

11:30–12:30 | Invited Lecture 13. A mechanism for persistent irregular activity in working memory tasks | G. Mato | |

12:30–14:30 | Lunch | ||

14:30–15:30 | Tutorial 36. Spike train analysis 3 | C. Pouzat | |

15:30–15:40 | Interval | ||

15:40–16:40 | Tutorial 37. Computational psychiatry tutorial 3 | J. Murray | |

16:40–17:00 | Coffee break | ||

17:00–18:00 | Invited Lecture 14. Large-scale biophysical detailed model of the dentate gyrus | J. Tejada | |

18:00–20:00 | Exercises and project work. | Tutors | |

Thu Jan 21 | 09:00–10:00 | Lecture 37. Spike train analysis 4 | C. Pouzat |

10:00–10:20 | Coffee break | ||

10:20–11:20 | Lecture 38. Computational psychiatry 4 | J. Murray | |

11:20–11:30 | Interval | ||

11:30–12:30 | Lecture 39. Stochastic models in neuroscience 1 | B. Lindner | |

12:30–14:30 | Lunch | ||

14:30–15:30 | Tutorial 38. Spike train analysis 4 | C. Pouzat | |

15:30–15:40 | Interval | ||

15:40–16:40 | Tutorial 39. Computational psychiatry tutorial 4 | J. Murray | |

16:40–17:00 | Coffee break | ||

17:00–18:00 | Tutorial 40. Stochastic models in neuroscience tutorial 1 | B. Lindner | |

19:00–23:00 | Confraternization party 3. | A. Roque and M. Reyes | |

Fri Jan 22 | 09:00–10:00 | Lecture 40. Stochastic models in neuroscience 2 | B. Lindner |

10:00–10:20 | Coffee break | ||

10:20–11:20 | Invited Lecture 15. Fluorescence imaging analysis: the case of Calcium transients | C. Pouzat | |

11:20–11:30 | Interval | ||

11:30–12:30 | Invited Lecture 16. Neurophysiology of cortical circuit dynamics and function | J. Murray | |

12:30–14:30 | Lunch | ||

14:30–15:30 | Tutorial 41. Stochastic models in neuroscience tutorial 2 | B. Lindner | |

15:30–15:40 | Interval | ||

15:40–16:40 | Invited Lecture 17. Critical neural networks | M. Copelli | |

16:40–17:00 | Coffee break | ||

17:00–20:00 | Exercises and project work. | Tutors | |

Sat Jan 23 | 09:00–10:00 | Lecture 41. Stochastic models in neuroscience 3 | B. Lindner |

10:00–10:20 | Coffee break | ||

10:20–11:20 | Invited Lecture 18. Rhythms for Perception |
S. Neuenshwander | |

11:20–11:30 | Interval | ||

11:30–12:30 | Tutorial 42. Stochastic models in neuroscience tutorial 3 | B. Lindner | |

12:30–14:30 | Lunch | ||

14:30–15:30 | Exercises and project work | Tutors | |

15:30–15:40 | Interval | ||

15:40–16:40 | Exercises and project work | Tutors | |

Sun Jan 24 | Day off | ||

Mon Jan 25 | 09:00–10:00 | Lecture 42. Stochastic models in neuroscience 4 | B. Lindner |

10:00–10:20 | Coffee break | ||

10:20–11:20 | Lecture 43. From connectome to the chronnectome, via neural dynamics 1 | D. Battaglia | |

11:20–11:30 | Interval | ||

11:30–12:30 | Tutorial 43. Stochastic models in neuroscience tutorial 4 | B. Lindner | |

12:30–14:30 | Lunch | ||

14:30–15:30 | Tutorial 44. From connectome to the chronnectome, via neural dynamics tutorial 1 | D. Battaglia | |

15:30–15:40 | Interval | ||

15:40–16:40 | Student projects progress report session | A. Roque and M. Reyes | |

16:40–17:00 | Coffee break | ||

17:00–18:30 | Student projects progress report session | A. Roque and M. Reyes | |

18:30–20:00 | Exercises and project work. | Tutors | |

Tue Jan 26 | 09:00–10:00 | Lecture 44. From the connectome to the chronnectome, via neural dynamics 2 | D. Battaglia |

10:00–10:20 | Coffee break | ||

10:20–11:20 | Invited Lecture 19. Stochastic activity in neural systems | B. Lindner | |

11:20–11:30 | Interval | ||

11:30–12:30 | Tutorial 45. From the connectome to the chronnectome, via neural dynamics tutorial 2 | D. Battaglia | |

12:30–14:30 | Lunch | ||

14:30–15:30 | Lecture 45. From connectome to the chronnectome, via neural dynamics 3 | D. Battaglia | |

15:30–15:40 | Interval | ||

15:40–16:40 | Tutorial 46. From the connectome to the chronnectome, via neural dynamics tutorial 3 | D. Battaglia | |

16:40–17:00 | Coffee break | ||

17:00–20:00 | Exercises and project work. | Tutors | |

Wed Jan 27 | 09:00–10:00 | Lecture 46. From the connectome to the chronnectome, via neural dynamics 4 | D. Battaglia |

10:00–10:20 | Coffee break | ||

10:20–11:20 | Invited Lecture 20. Cracking the olfatory code | F. Simões-de-Souza | |

11:20–11:30 | Interval | ||

11:30–12:30 | Invited Lecture 21. Place cells, grid cells, and the search for a model of the cognitive map | C. Rennó-Costa | |

12:30–14:30 | Lunch | ||

14:30–15:30 | Tutorial 47. From the connectome to the chronnectome, via neural dynamics tutorial 4 | D. Battaglia | |

15:30–15:40 | Interval | ||

15:40–16:40 | Sponsored Lecture 1.fNIRS – Optical measures of cortical hemodynamics | G. Zimeo Morais | |

16:40–17:00 | Coffee break | ||

17:00–18:00 | Sponsored Workshop 1. fNIRS- Real-time activation and offline analysis | P. Bazán | |

18:00–19:00 | Sponsored Workshop 2. Applied neuroscience: trying to understant human decision making processes | M. Navarro, P. Bazán and M. Antunes | |

19:00–20:00 | Exercises and project work. | Tutors | |

Thu Jan 28 | 09:00–10:00 | Invited Lecture 22. Functional connectivity dynamics of human aging | D. Battaglia |

10:00–10:20 | Coffee break | ||

10:20–11:20 | Invited Lecture 23. Directed information measures in neuroscience | L. Maia | |

11:20–11:30 | Interval | ||

11:30–12:30 | Invited Lecture 24. Retrieving a context tree from EEG data | A. Galves | |

12:30–14:30 | Lunch | ||

14:30–15:30 | Exercises and project work | Tutors | |

15:30–15:40 | Interval | ||

15:40–16:40 | Exercises and project work | Tutors | |

16:40–17:00 | Coffee break | ||

17:00–20:00 | Exercises and project work | Tutors | |

Fri Jan 29 | 09:20–09:40 | Introduction to the project presentations | A. Roque and M. Reyes |

09:40–10:00 | Project presentation 1. Synchronization differences in a network memory model of CA3 with progressive neuronal removal |
M. Maidana, A. Rios and J. Ortega | |

10:00–10:20 | Project presentation 2. Modulation of synaptic transmission by astrocytes in a neural network model of CA3 pyramidal cells |
E. Fló-Rama, J. Palma-Espinosa and O. Velarde | |

10:20–10:40 | Project presentation 3. Dynamics of abstract spiking neuron networks in memory processes | A. Nguyen, F. E. Amorim and M. M. Carvalho | |

10:40–11:00 | Coffee break | ||

11:00–11:20 | Project presentation 4. Simulating the limbic thalamic activity under hyperpolarizing pulses in vivo: perspectives into the higher-order thalamocortical resonance |
R. Shimoura, R. Comolatti and L. Bueno Jr | |

11:20–11:40 | Project presentation 5. Simulating feature selection in a neural model of a visual cortex hypercolumn | D. Herrera, D. N. Ferreiro amd Y. E. Rodrigues | |

11:40–12:00 | Project presentation 6. Analysis of resting-state functional connectivity in large-scale brain models: impacts of changing the structural connectivity |
S. Castro and M. Fernández-Corazza | |

12:00–14:00 | Lunch | ||

14:00–14:20 | Project presentation 7. Multicompartimental neuron model under a fixed direct current stimulation | I. Ghodrati-Toostani, F. Marques and R. Rodríguez-Cruces | |

14:20–14:40 | Project presentation 8. Neuronal avalanches in cortical network | J. Peña-Rodríguez, F. Da-Silva-Borges | |

14:40–15:00 | Project presentation 9. Optimization of information processing in biologically inspired spiking neuronal networks |
G. Maffei and G. S. Bortolotto | |

15:00–15:10 | Interval | ||

15:10–15:30 | Project presentation 10. Impairment of dendritic spines and neuronal activity in an Alzheimer’s diseaserelated model |
D. Coelho and R. Nunes | |

15:30–15:50 | Project presentation 11. A model of the processing of olfactory stimuli in honeybees: the role of inhibitory neurons in the odor coding in the antennal lobe |
L. Dal’Bello and G. Corti-Bielsa | |

15:50–16:10 | Project presentation 12. The role of homeostasis on the synaptic plasticity of neural networks | E. Jordão, N. Almeira and P. Rodrigues | |

16:10–16:30 | Coffee break | ||

16:30–16:50 | Project presentation 13. The effects of short-term plasticity and passive and active dendrite properties on neuronal computation and signal processing |
G. Via and K. Leopoldo | |

16:50–17:10 | Project presentation 14. Modeling the role of oscillations in plasticity | E. Vieira and P. Castro | |

17:10–17:30 | Interval | ||

17:30–18:30 | Closing remarks | A. Roque | |

19:30– | Final party | A. Roque and M. Reyes | |

Sat Jan 30 | 09:00– | Return home |