GT Neuro Seminar Series

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Monday April 24, 2017
      11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Engineered Biosystems Building (EBB), Room 1005 - Atlanta, GA
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Contact

Chris Rozell - faculty host

Summaries

Summary Sentence: "Cortical Circuits of Vision" - Massimo Scanziani, Ph.D. - University of California, San Francisco

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"Cortical Circuits of Vision"

Massimo Scanziani, Ph.D.
Professor
School of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

The diversity of neuron types and synaptic connectivity patterns in the mammalian cerebral cortex is astonishing. How this cellular and synaptic diversity contributes to cortical function is just beginning to emerge.  Using the mouse visual system as a model, I will discuss the mechanisms by which excitatory and inhibitory interactions between distinct neuron types contribute to the most basic operations performed by visual cortex. I will highlight how the functional and structural analysis of cortical circuits allows us to bridge the gap between system and cellular neuroscience.

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In Campus Calendar
Yes
Groups

Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience (IBB)

Invited Audience
Faculty/Staff, Undergraduate students, Graduate students
Categories
Seminar/Lecture/Colloquium
Keywords
IBB, go-NeuralEngineering
Status
  • Created By: Floyd Wood
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Apr 6, 2017 - 12:01pm
  • Last Updated: Apr 13, 2017 - 5:12pm