The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

ELSC Seminar

Edmond and Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences hosts Neuroscientists once a week to present their recent study.

The Weekly Seminar takes place at Becker auditorium, Goodman building.

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Seminars 2018-2019
Speaker When Topic
Dr. Bruno Averbeck Dr. Bruno Averbeck Neural systems underlying reinforcement learning
Dr. Ranit Aharonov &  Dr. Noam Slonim Dr. Ranit Aharonov & Dr. Noam Slonim Project Debater - How Persuasive can a Computer Be?
Prof. Kia Nobre Prof. Kia Nobre Remembering with the benefit of foresight
Prof. Nathaniel D. Daw Prof. Nathaniel D. Daw Approximate action evaluation: Habits and beyond
Seminar default image Prof. Kalanit Grill-Spector Neural Mechanisms of the Development of High-level Visual Cortex
Dr. Oren Shriki Dr. Oren Shriki Critical Brain Dynamics: Theoretical and Experimental Perspectives
Seminar default image Prof. Gaby Maimon Computations underlying spatial navigation in Drosophila
Prof. Jonathan Kipnis Prof. Jonathan Kipnis  Neuromodulatory functions of immune cells and molecules
Prof. Keren Haroush Prof. Keren Haroush Neural Computations Underlying Social Interactions
Prof. Yael Niv Prof. Yael Niv The Interaction between Mood and Reward
Prof. Sagiv Shifman  Prof. Sagiv Shifman Pogz deficiency leads to abnormal behavior, transcription dysregulation and impaired cerebellar physiology
Dr. Rafi Haddad  Dr. Rafi Haddad  A novel circuit that can solve the odor identity puzzle
Prof. Marcela Pekna Prof. Marcela Pekna, MD, PhD  The complement system: a novel sculptor of the developing and injured brain
Prof. Randy Blakely Prof. Randy Blakely Presynaptic Autoreceptor Regulation of Dopamine Inactivation – Circuit Dependence and Disease Relevance
Seminars 2017-2018
Speaker When Topic
Prof. Itamar Ronen  Prof. Itamar Ronen  Diffusion of Intracellular Metabolites: a Compartment Specific Probe for Microstructure and Physiology