Cortical Networks Reading Group

Meetings about every 2 weeks. Topic: cortical networks. The meeting is held either on Monday 4PM or Wednesday 3PM (before the Neurons and Systems Journal Club).

Schedule

Proposed papers (proposed by)

Theoretical:
  • Moreno-Bote R, Renart A, Parga N. Theory of Input Spike Auto- and Cross-Correlations and Their Effect on the Response of Spiking Neurons. Neural Computation. 2008;20(7):1651-1705. (Paolo)
  • Renart A, de la Rocha J, Bartho P, et al. The Asynchronous State in Cortical Circuits. Science. 2010;327(5965):587 -590. (Mark)
  • (Computation in chaotic nets): Vogels TP, Abbott LF. Signal propagation and logic gating in networks of integrate-and-fire neurons. J. Neurosci. 2005;25(46):10786-10795. (Mark)
  • Brunel N. Dynamics of sparsely connected networks of excitatory and inhibitory spiking neurons. J Comput Neurosci. 2000;8(3):183-208. (Mark)
  • (Synfire chains): Diesmann, M.; Gewaltig, M. O. & Aertsen, A. Stable propagation of synchronous spiking in cortical neural networks Nature, 1999, 402, 529-533 (Mark)
  • (Neocortical column network model) Neymotin, S., Jacobs, K., Fenton, A. & Lytton, W. Synaptic information transfer in computer models of neocortical columns. Journal of Computational Neuroscience 1–16 (2010). (Rui)

Experimental:
  • (Dendritic integration in neocortical micro-column) Murayama, M. et al. Dendritic encoding of sensory stimuli controlled by deep cortical interneurons. Nature 457, 1137 (2009). (Rui)
  • (FDDI and Bursts) Berger, T. K., Silberberg, G., Perin, R. & Markram, H. Brief Bursts Self-Inhibit and Correlate the Pyramidal Network. PLoS Biol 8, e1000473 (2010). (Rui)
  • (Organization or inhibition) Kätzel, D., Zemelman, B. V., Buetfering, C., Wölfel, M. & Miesenböck, G. The columnar and laminar organization of inhibitory connections to neocortical excitatory cells. Nature neuroscience 14, 100 (2010). (Rui)

People coming more or less regularly

  • Mark van Rossum
  • Paolo Puggioni
  • Lukáš Solanka
  • Rui P. Costa
  • Miha Pelko
  • Gertjan Houwen
  • Oliver Muthmann
  • Yann Sweeney
  • Jan Pieczkowski

emails: Mark van Rossum <mvanross@inf.ed.ac.uk>, Paolo Puggioni <p.paolo321@gmail.com>, "Rui P. Costa" <rui.costa@ed.ac.uk>, Gertjan Houwen <gjhouwen@gmail.com>, lukas Solanka <lsolanka@gmail.com>, Oliver Muthmann <jensoliver@ncbs.res.in>, Yann Sweeney <yann.sweeney@gmail.com>, Jan Pieczkowski <jan.pieczkowski@gmail.com>, Maria Shippi <maria.shippi@googlemail.com>

Past

  • 13 March 15:00 (Paolo) signal propagation review (Kumar et al.), Wolf & Tschumachenko
  • 28 February 15:00 (Mark) signal propagation
    • Vogels TP, Abbott LF. Signal propagation and logic gating in networks of integrate-and-fire neurons. J. Neurosci. 2005;25(46):10786-10795.
    • Diesmann M, Gewaltig M-O, Aertsen A. Stable propagation of synchronous spiking in cortical neural networks. Nature. 1999;402(6761):529-533.
  • 13 February 16:00 Renart work.
    • Renart A, de la Rocha J, Bartho P, et al. The Asynchronous State in Cortical Circuits. Science. 2010;327(5965):587 -590.
    • Moreno-Bote R, Renart A, Parga N. Theory of Input Spike Auto- and Cross-Correlations and Their Effect on the Response of Spiking Neurons. Neural Computation. 2008;20(7):1651-1705.
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