ELSC Seminar

Edmond and Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences host every Thursday Neuroscientists to present their recent study.

The Weekly Seminar takes place at the ELSC seminar room, on Thursday at 17:00. Light refreshments is served from 16:45.


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ELSC Seminars 2017-2018

Noam Ziv
November 23, 2017
Synaptic tenacity: When everything changes, do things really stay the same?
Aya Ben-Yakov
December 24, 2017
Hippocampal sensitivity to event boundaries in the encoding of narrative episodes

ELSC Past Seminars 2016-2017

ELSC Special Seminar: Dr. Jonatan Aljadeff - Oct. 1st, 2017 at 14:00
October 1, 2017
Modulation of STDP by extracellular calcium and implications for memory
Prof. Shira Knafo
September 19, 2017
Why do Alzheimer's Patients Lose their Memory?
Leszek Kaczmarek photo
September 11, 2017
The extrasynaptic proteolytic cleavage that links brain to mind
Special Seminar: Adeen Flinker - Sep. 07th, 2017 at 16:00
September 7, 2017
Intracranial electrophysiology of speech perception and production
ELSC Seminar: Lior Cohen - Jun. 22nd, 2017 at 17:00
June 22, 2017
The Parental Brain - Synaptic Plasticity in the Auditory Cortex
ELSC Seminar: Karen Avraham - Jun. 15th, 2017 at 17:00
June 15, 2017
The Epigenetic Blueprint of the Inner Ear Sensory Epithelium: Implications for hearing
Bernard Attali
June 8, 2017
M-current imbalance induces a biphasic homeostatic plasticity, a fast relocation of the axon initial segment and a slow synaptic scaling
Hillel Braude
May 18, 2017
ELSC Seminar: Liad Mudrik - May 11th, 2017 at 17:00
May 11, 2017
How to scientifically study the functions of consciousness: in search of the right paradigm
ELSC Seminar: Fabrizio Benedetti - May. 04th, 2017
May 4, 2017
Placebo and nocebo: on the pharmacology and toxicology of words
Tali Kimchi
April 27, 2017
Sex differences in the brain and behavior
Yoni Pertzov
April 20, 2017
Immediate forgetting and binding in visual working memory, theory and practice
ELSC Seminar: Lars Chittka- Mar. 23rd, 2017 at 17:00
March 23, 2017
Are Bigger Brains Better?
ELSC Seminar: Ido Tavor - Mar. 16th, 2017 at 17:00
March 16, 2017
Why work when you can rest? Predicting Task-Evoked Brain Activity From Scans Acquired at Rest
ELSC Seminar: Mike Merzenich - Mar. 9th, 2017 at 17:00
March 9, 2017
"Neuroplasticity Bases for Managing Brain Health"
Jonathan Roiser
March 7, 2017
“Bonsai trees in your head: The powerful influence of reflexive processes on goal-directed decision making”
ELSC Seminar: Dan Rokni - Mar. 2nd, 2017 at 17:00
March 2, 2017
The olfactory cocktail party problem: Extraction of odor information from complex environments
ELSC Special Seminar: Dr. Hezi Sztainberg, Sunday 05/02 at 16:00
February 5, 2017
Neurodevelopmental disorders: from basic science to novel therapeutic approaches
ELSC Special Seminar: Dr. Daniel Soudry, Wednesday 01/02 at 16:00
February 1, 2017
Inferring activity, connectivity and learning rules from neural data
ELSC Seminar: Menachem Zur - Jan. 26, 2017 at 17:00
January 26, 2017
The Perception of Music
ELSC Special Seminar: Dr. Shai Sabbah, Tuesday 24/01 at 16:00
January 24, 2017
Dissecting retinal circuits encoding light intensity and visual motion.
Naomi Habib
January 23, 2017
From Single Nuclei RNA-Sequencing to Dynamics of Neuronal Regeneration
ELSC and ILS Special Seminar: Dr. Ithai Rabinowitch - January 22, at 16:00
January 22, 2017
The Logic and Foundations of Synaptic Plasticity
ELSC Seminar: Michael Gutnick - Jan. 19, 2017 at 17:00
January 19, 2017
How slow cortical neurons in layer 4 manage to make fast decisions
ELSC Seminar: Tsevi Beatus - Jan. 12, 2017 at 17:00
January 12, 2017
Flight control in insects
ELSC Seminar: Ivo Spiegel - Jan. 05, 2017 at 17:00
January 5, 2017
To Each Neuron Its Own? Dynamic Regulation Of Excitatory-Inhibitory Ratio And Cortical Circuit Plasticity By Experience-Induced Secreted Molecules
ELSC Seminar: Gal Chechik - Dec. 29, 2016 at 17:00
December 29, 2016
Large-scale machine learning for understanding images: or How to feed a dinosaur and catch him by the tail
ELSC Seminar: Inbal Arnon - Dec. 22, 2016 at 17:00
December 22, 2016
More than words: the role of multiword units in language learning and use
ELSC Seminar: Bruce Hope - Dec. 15, 2016 at 17:00
December 15, 2016
Fos-expressing ensembles in operant learned responding for food and drug rewards
ELSC Special Seminar: Dr. Amit Zeisel - Wednesday, 14/12, at 16:00
December 14, 2016
Molecular classification of cells in the mouse brain revealed by single-cell RNAseq
ELSC Seminar -  Prof. Gadi Goelman, Dec. 08, 2016 at 17:00
December 4, 2016 - December 9, 2016
Nonlinear coherences among multiple time-series: Use of MRI data to identify brain temporal organization and directionality of information flow
ELSC Seminar: Dr. Claudia Clopath - Thu. 01/12 at 17:00.
December 1, 2016
"Emergence of Functional Subnetworks" My research interests are in the field of neuroscience, especially insofar as it addresses the questions of learning and memory. I use mathematical and computational tools to model synaptic plasticity, and to study its functional implications in artificial neural networks.
ELSC Seminar: Dr. Ori Katz Thu. 10/11 at 17:00
November 10, 2016
Imaging with Scattered Light: looking through the 'fog': Scattering of light in complex samples such as biological tissue renders most samples opaque to conventional optical imaging techniques, limiting the penetration depth of even the state of the art microscopy techniques to a fraction of a millimeter in tissue. However, although random...
Michal Schwarz
November 3, 2016
Harnessing systemic immunity to help the mind: The potential of immune checkpoint blockade for fighting against Alzheimer's disease

Past Seminars 2015-2016

rof. Kalanit Grill-Spector
July 11, 2016
On the topic of: “Population receptive fields in high level visual areas and their role in attention and perception”
ELSC seminar: Eilon Vaadia, Thu. 16/6 17:00
June 16, 2016
On the topic of: “Learning in Brain Machine Interface”

Past Seminars 2014-2015

ELSC Seminar: Nachum Ulanovsky
June 18, 2015
On the topic of "Natural Neuroscience"
ELSC Seminar: Drazen Prelec
June 11, 2015
On the topic of "Self-signaling: Computational, behavioral and brain mechanisms"

Past Seminars 2013-2014

Carl Petersen
June 19, 2014
On the topic of: “Synaptic mechanisms of sensory perception”
ELSC Seminar: Yves Fregnac
June 12, 2014
On the topic of: Hidden complexity from within and beyond the classical V1 receptive field

Past Seminars 2012-2013

ELSC-ICNC Seminar: Orly Goldwasser
June 20, 2013
On the topic of: "Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphs as a Window into the Mind""
ELSC-ICNC Seminar: Ronen Segev
June 13, 2013
On the topic of: "Visual Search in the Archer Fish"

Past Seminars 2011-2012

ELSC-ICNC Seminar: Germán Sumbre
June 21, 2012
On the topic of: Ongoing spontaneous activity dynamics of large neural circuits in zebrafish larvae
ELSC-ICNC Seminar:  Alexander Borst
June 14, 2012
On the topic of: In Search of the Holy Grail of Fly Motion Vision

Past Seminars 2010-2011

ELSC-ICNC Seminar: Isabel Gauthier
June 2, 2011
On the topic of: Holistic processing can help us understand face perception and the origins of its specialization
ELSC-ICNC Seminar: Bernard Lerer
May 26, 2011
Identification of Schizophrenia Susceptibility Genes in an Ethnically Homogeneous, Family-Based, Arab Israeli Sample
Previous ICNC Seminars
Archive list of seminar from previous years.