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Networks & Neuroscience Symposium - 23rd October 2008

Networks & Neuroscience Symposium

Kaetsu Centre, New Hall College, 23rd October 2008, 9.00 am - 6.30 pm.

Exploring theoretical and analytical approaches to investigating networks and systems and their potential applications for biology – with particular emphasis on unravelling interactions and networks in the brain.

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To download the PDF programme for the event please click here.

The event is free of charge to Cambridge researchers with lunch provided and an evening wine reception available for attendees.

Presentations include:

Plenary Lecture - Professor Luis Amaral
Northwestern University, USA.
Toward a cartography of complex biological systems

Dr. Madan Babu
MRC, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge
Dissecting the dynamics of transcriptional regulatory networks

Professor Zoubin Ghahramani
Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge
Causal Network Structure Identification in Nonlinear Dynamical Systems

Professor Ray Goldstein
Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP), University of Cambridge
Evolution of Biological Complexity and Multicellular Phototaxis

Dr. Stephen Eglen
Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP), University of Cambridge
Spontaneous neural activity in the developing nervous system: quantification and modelling.

Dr. Mate Lengyel
Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge
How neural circuits implement optimal computations for memory and visual perception

Dr. Rik Henson
MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge
Small, network models of effective connectivity in the human brain: evidence from fMRI and MEG

Professor Ed Bullmore
Behavioural & Clinical Neurosciences Institute, University of Cambridge, Department of Psychiatry, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge
Cost-efficiency of complex human brain networks

This Symposium is a joint initiative between the Department of Physics, the Physics of Medicine, Cambridge Computational Biology Institute, Cambridge Neuroscience and Research Services Division.

Posted on 25/08/2008

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