2016 NERF NEUROTECHNOLOGY SYMPOSIUM

Time Monday, 02 May, 2016, 09 am
Location Imec campus, Leuven, Belgium
Registration Please proceed to the imec registration page
Category Symposium

Neuro-Electronics Research Flanders invites you to the next edition of its Neurotechnology Symposium.

The 2016 Symposium will take place on May 2nd and 3rd, in Leuven, Belgium.

Confirmed speakers:

Dora Angelaki, Baylor College of Medicine, US
Antal Berényi, University of Szeged, Hungary
Megan R. Carey, Champalimaud Center For The Unknown, Portugal
Bart De Strooper, VIB/ KU Leuven, Belgium
Kenneth Harris, University College of London, UK
Fabian Kloosterman, NERF, Belgium
Charles M. Lieber, Harvard University, US
Michel M. Maharbiz, University of California, Berkeley, US
Xavier Rottenberg, imec, Belgium
Kenneth Shepard, Columbia University, US
Alan Urban, NERF, Belgium

Detailed agenda:

Monday May 2nd, 2016 Auditorium

09:00 h Welcome coffee and opening remarks

09:30 h Understanding memory-based simulations through real-time decoding and perturbation of hippocampal activity patterns
Fabian Kloosterman, NERF, Belgium

10:10 h Advances in functional UltraSound (fUS) imaging of brain activity from rodents to human
Alan Urban, NERF, Belgium

10:50 h Coffee break

11:20 h CMOS neural probes and other weird wireless things
Kenneth Shepard, Columbia University, U.S.A.

12:20 h Lunch
Meet the speakers

14:00 h Neurotechnology and Society: Strengthening Responsible Research and Innovation in Brain Science
Herrman Garden, OECD Paris, France

14:40 h Wireless recording of EMG and compound action potentials in the peripheral nervous system with ultrasonic neural dust

Michel M. Maharbiz, University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.

15:20 h Coffee Break

15:50 h Nanoelectronic Tools for Brain ScienceCharles M. Lieber, Harvard University, U.S.A.

16:50 h Discussions

18:00 h Reception/ Walking diner

19:00 h The cellular phase of Alzheimer disease
Bart De Strooper, VIB/ KU Leuven, Belgium

20:00 h Drinks

Tuesday May 3rd, 2016 Auditorium

09:00 h Welcome coffee

09:30 h Micro-/nano-technology developments towards brain probe virtualisation
Xavier Rottenberg, imec, Belgium

10:10 h Cerebellar contributions to coordinated locomotion in mice
Megan R. Carey, Champalimaud Center For The Unknown, Portugal

10:50 h Coffee break

11:20 h Merging of our senses: A brain challenge for perceptual reality
Dora Angelaki, Baylor College of Medicine, U.S.A.

12:20 h Lunch
Meet the speakers

14:00 h Coupling single neuronal activity to complex brain functions: large-scale, high-resolution approaches to dissect and to modify neuronal network activities
Antal Berényi, University of Szeged, Hungary

14:50 h Large-scale structure of neuronal population activity in sensory cortex
Kenneth Harris, University College of London, UK

15:50 h Coffee Break

16:10 h Discussions 

We look forward to welcoming you.

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