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July 2020

Networks thinking themselves

July 3 @ 16:00 - 18:30

On Friday July 3rd, Prof. Danielle Bassett will be giving a talk on 'Networks thinking themselves'. The talk will be hosted at 4 pm, while at 5.15 pm we will host a virtual pub chat with the speaker. Further details on how to join both sessions will be sent through our mailing list! To join our mailing list, follow the instructions here https://cortexclub.com/join-us/ Abstract: Human learners acquire not only disconnected bits of information, but complex interconnected networks of relational knowledge. The capacity for such learning naturally depends on the architecture of the knowledge network…

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Machine reasoning in histopathologic image analysis

July 9 @ 17:30 - 19:00

On Thursday July 9th, Prof. Phedias Diamandis will be giving a talk on ‘Machine reasoning in histopathologic image analysis'. The talk will be hosted at 5.30 pm, while at 6.45 pm we will host a virtual pub chat with the speaker. Further details on how to join both sessions will be sent through our mailing list! To join our mailing list, follow the instructions here https://cortexclub.com/join-us/

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Emergent Scientists Seminar Series: “Neural Coding in the Auditory Cortex”

July 17 @ 16:00 - 18:30

We are happy to announce the launch of a new format for our "Emergent Scientists Seminar Series". In this renovated format, we will feature online talks by two PhD students at the end of their doctorate or postdocs in their very first years, from Oxford but also any other university, to present their research on a specific topic in Neuroscience. The first “Emergent Scientists Seminar” will be on Friday, 17th July at 4 pm, focused on the Neural Coding in the…

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How sleep remodels the brain

July 23 @ 17:30 - 19:00

On the 23rd July, we will host a talk from Professor Gina R. Poe from the University of California, Los Angeles, at 5.30 pm (BST), on “How sleep remodels the brain”. The talk will be followed by a virtual pub chat with the speakers at 6.45pm and everybody is welcome to join. Zoom links will be circulated via the mailing list!

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October 2020

Basal ganglia output pathways for selection amongst incompatible actions

October 15 @ 14:00 - 16:30

Talk with prof. Bernardo Sabatini from Harvard Medical School Time and date: Thursday, 15th October 2020, Online Talk at 2 pm BST, Virtual Pub Chat at 3.15pm Abstract: In the basal ganglia (BG), anatomically segregated and topographically-organized feedforward circuits are thought to modulate multiple behaviors in parallel. Inherent in this model is the assumption that there is a correspondence between anatomically and functionally defined circuits within and through the BG. Furthermore, layered on this model is the proposal that the direct and indirect pathways…

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