• 12th Annual GCC Conference on Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience 

    to be held Friday, February 6, 2015 

     BioScience Research Collaborative
    6500 Main St. Houston, TX 77030

    For travelers from outside Houston, the two closest hotels to the symposium venue are:

     For information, please contact Melissa Thompson, mst3@rice.edu



    January 31, 2014


    9:20 am  A new database for natural motion and what it tells us about prediction in the brain
    Stephanie Palmer, Ph.D.
    Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy
    University of Chicago
    10:10 am
    (UPDATED 1/22) 
    Contextual integration in fluctuation-driven cortical networks
    Yashar Ahmadian, Ph.D.
    Center for Theoretical Neuroscience, Department of Neuroscience
    Columbia University
    10:40 am         Coffee Break
    11:00 am Grid cells and the brain's representation of space
    Edvard Moser, Ph.D.
    Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience and Centre for Neural Computation
    Norwegian University of Science and Technology 
    12:00 pm Lunch and Poster Session
    1:20 pm Bayesian olfaction
    Peter Latham, Ph.D.
    Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit
    University College London 
    2:20 pm From stimulus to decision in the primate dorsal stream
    Alex Huk, Ph.D.
    Department of Neuroscience and Psychology 
    University of Texas at Austin
    3:10 pm      Coffee Break
    3:30 pm How a network can learn the timing of a sequence of events
    Zack Kilpatrick, Ph.D.
    Department of Mathematics
    University of Houston
    3:50 pm Break
    4:00 pm What makes the human brain human?
    Terrence Sejnowski, Ph.D.
    Computational Neurobiology Laboratory
    Salk Institute
    5:00 pm Reception and Networking




    Sponsored BY: GCC for Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience

    Organizing Committee
    Kreso Josic, University of Houston 
    Fabrizio Gabbiani, Baylor College of Medicine 
    Harel Shouval, UT Health Science Center at Houston