Krasnow Institute Announces Spring Monday Seminar Series

Posted: February 7, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study is continuing its Monday Seminar series this spring. The free lectures are held at 4 p.m. in Room 229 of the Krasnow Building on the Fairfax Campus. There will be discussion at the end of each seminar.

The schedule is:

Feb. 7—Carlos Sluzki, College of Nursing and Health Science, “The Social Cocoon: Mapping Personal Social Networks”

Feb. 14—Alan Schultz, Head, Intelligent Systems Section Naval Research Laboratory, “Moving towards Collaboration: Using Computational Cognitive Models to Enable Better Human-Robot Interaction”

Feb. 21—Maximilian Riesenhuber, Department of Neuroscience, Georgetown University, “Computational Mechanisms of Object Recognition in Cortex”

Feb. 28—Carey Priebe, Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Johns Hopkins University, topic to be announced

Mar. 7—Olaf Sporns, Department of Psychology, Program in Cognitive and Neural Science, Indiana University, “Organization, Development, and Function of Complex Brain Networks”

Mar. 21—Roger Traub, Professor of Physiology, Pharmacology, and Neurology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, “Very Fast Oscillations (>70 Hz), Epileptogenesis, and the ’40Hz’ Rhythm”

Mar. 28—Joseph LaTurco, Physiology and Neurobiology, University of Connecticut, “Mapping Pathways of Neuronal Migration in Neocortex with RNAi”

Apr. 4—Gloster Aaron, Columbia University, topic to be announced

Apr. 11—Daphne Soares, Biology, College of Life Sciences, University of Maryland, “The Neurobiology of Crocodilians and Blind Cave Fish”

Apr. 18—Gustavo Stolovitzky, Manager, Functional Genomics and Systems Biology, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, “Function-Centric Mining of Gene Expression Data: Application to Functional Profiling Distinctions between Close Leukemia Subtypes”

May 2—David Rubin, Professor, Psychological and Brain Services, Duke University, “Autobiographical Memory”

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