Prof. Idan Segev

Research Topics

  • Information processing and computation in cortical neurons
  • Synaptic learning and plasticity rules in dendritic trees
  • Design principles for synaptic inhibition in dendrites (New)
  • Functional modules in neuronal sensory processing (New Max Planck Center at   Hebrew University, with T. Bonhoeffer, A. Borst, B. Sakmann (MPI) and A. Mizrahi, H. Sompolinsky, ELSC)
  • Processing of visual and somatosensory information in realistic cortical networks (with K. Martin and B. Sakmann)
  • Computer simulations of cortical circuits (with H. Markram)

  • Our Research is supported by generous grants from the ONRNIMHBSF, and the ISF and by the Blue Brain Project
AUGMENTING COGNITION
AUGMENTING COGNITION EDITED BYIDAN SEGEVANDHENRY MARKRAM EPFL PRESS
Book chapters
Rall, W., and Segev, I. (1985). Space clamp problems when voltage clamping branched neuron with intracellular microelectrodes. In: Voltage and Patch Clamping with Microelectrodes. (T.G. Smith, H. Lecar, S.J. Redman, and P.W. Gage, eds.), pp. 191-215. PDF(1.3 MB)Rall, W., and Segev, I. (1987).
Methods in Neuronal Modeling: From Ions to Networks
edited byChristof Koch and Idan Segev2-nd edition. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 1998. 687 pages.ISBN 0-262-11231-0
Methods in Neuronal Modeling: From Synapses to Networks (1989). C. Koch and I. Segev, (eds.) MIT Press, Massachusetts.
edited byChristof Koch and Idan Segev2-nd edition. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 1998. 687 pages.ISBN 0-262-11231-0
The Theoretical Foundations of Dendritic Function
byIdan Segev, John Rinzel , Gordon M. Shepherd (Editor)Wilfrid Rall was a pioneer in establishing the integrative functions of neuronal dendrites that have provided a foundation for neurobiology in general and computational neuroscience in particular.
Thesis
I. Segev. The propagation of action potentials along bifurcating axons. M.Sc Thesis. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (1976). I. Segev. The behavior of subthreshold potentials in a neuron with a nonlinear membrane. Ph.D. thesis. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (1982).