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 Becker auditorium, Goodman building, Tuesdays at 13:00. Light refreshments at 12:45.


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ELSC Seminars 2018-2019

ELSC Past Seminars 2018-2019

Prof. Nathaniel D. Daw
January 15, 2019
Approximate action evaluation: Habits and beyond
ELSC Special Seminar: Prof. Kalanit Grill-Spector - Jan. 10th, 2019 at 10:30
January 10, 2019
Neural Mechanisms of the Development of High-level Visual Cortex
Oren Shriki
January 1, 2019
Critical Brain Dynamics: Theoretical and Experimental Perspectives
ELSC Special Seminar: Prof. Gaby Maimon - December 25th, 2018 at 13:00
December 25, 2018
Computations underlying spatial navigation in Drosophila
John Kipnis photo
December 24, 2018
Neuromodulatory functions of immune cells and molecules
Keren Haroush
December 20, 2018
Neural Computations Underlying Social Interactions
ELSC Seminar: Prof. Yael Niv - December 18th, 2018 at 13:00
December 18, 2018
The Interaction between Mood and Reward
Sagiv Shifman
December 4, 2018
Pogz deficiency leads to abnormal behavior, transcription dysregulation and impaired cerebellar physiology
Rafi Haddad
November 20, 2018
A novel circuit that can solve the odor identity puzzle
Marcela Pekna
November 13, 2018
The complement system: a novel sculptor of the developing and injured brain
Prof. Randy Blakely
October 16, 2018
Presynaptic Autoreceptor Regulation of Dopamine Inactivation – Circuit Dependence and Disease Relevance

ELSC Past Seminars 2017-2018

Itamar Ronen
July 18, 2018
Diffusion of Intracellular Metabolites: a Compartment Specific Probe for Microstructure and Physiology
Ofer Feinerman
June 26, 2018
The physics of cooperative transport by ants
Dr. David Omer
June 19, 2018
Social-spatial neuronal representations: from bats to primates
Mark Shein-Idelson
June 12, 2018
Sliders & Dragons: An evolutionary perspective on the cortex
Ariel Rokem
May 31, 2018
The era of brain observatories: challenges and opportunities for machine learning in large human neuroscience datasets
Massimo Scanziani
May 29, 2018
A Cortical Visual Area for the Processing of Collicular Information
Yehudit Cohen
May 28, 2018
“The Future is Here - Biobanks as a research enabler”
Daniel Margulies
May 22, 2018
“Topographic principles of macroscale cortical connectivity”
Winrich Freiwald
May 16, 2018
The Dual Face on the Networks of Facial Perception and Movement
Dr. Pablo Blinder
May 8, 2018
Deciphering neurovascular interactions at the cellular level using optical tools and vascular perturbations
Asya Rolls
May 1, 2018
It takes a brain to control immunity
Alon Zaslaver
April 24, 2018
Principles of neural coding for efficient navigation in gradients
Genela Morris
April 10, 2018
Goal-relevant representation of the hippocampal cognitive map is shaped by local dopaminergic innervation
ELSC Seminar: Prof. Rony Paz - Mar. 27th, 2018 at 13:00
March 27, 2018
Learning frameworks in primate neurons
Rodolfo Llinás
March 25, 2018
The biological basis of cognition
Prof. Christine Petit
March 20, 2018
The Mechanisms Underlying Sound Detection and Perception: Genetic Dissection and Beyond; Speaker
Ainat Rogel
March 5, 2018
Neurofeedback as a Nonpharmaceutical Treatment for Brain Disorders: The Good the Bad and the Research
Boaz Barak
March 4, 2018
Impaired neuron-glia interaction and myelination deficits as novel pathophysiological findings in Williams syndrome
William N. Ross
February 6, 2018
ELSC Special Seminar: Sodium imaging in dendritic spines
Mouna Maroun
January 25, 2018
Different effects of environmental and metabolic challenges on mechanisms of learning in juvenile and adult rats
Leenoy Meshulam
January 24, 2018
“Simplified models for the activity of (very) large populations of neurons underlying mice behavior in virtual reality”
Maoz Shamir
January 18, 2018
Emergence of oscillatory activity via spike timing dependent plasticity
Dori Derdikman
January 11, 2018
’I'm not lost for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost’ - on construction and deconstruction of the cognitive map
Michal Ben-Shachar photo
January 4, 2018
Dorsal and ventral neural pathways in language processing
Prof. John Welsh
December 28, 2017
Implications of electrical synapse plasticity in the inferior olive
Aya Ben-Yakov
December 24, 2017
Hippocampal sensitivity to event boundaries in the encoding of narrative episodes
Alexander Kraskov
December 20, 2017
Cortical and subcortical activity during action observation: single neuron and local field potential studies in the macaque monkey.
Claude Alain
December 18, 2017
Understanding the role of attention and memory at the cocktail party
Rava da Silveira
December 14, 2017
Various approaches to online inference — human behavior and theoretical models
Inna Slutsky
December 7, 2017
Maintaining the balance between stability and plasticity in hippocampal circuits
Prof/. Henry Markram
November 30, 2017
The Hidden Structural and Functional Organization of the Neocortical Microcircuitry
Noam Ziv
November 23, 2017
Synaptic tenacity: When everything changes, do things really stay the same?
Ilan Lampl
November 9, 2017
Correlation and decorrelation of synaptic activities in the somatosensory cortex
Eran Meshorer
November 2, 2017
Pluripotent stem cells and neurodegenerative diseases

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?

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
Previous ICNC Seminars
Archive list of seminar from previous years.