Latest seminar - Compartmental modelling of neurons and the Hodgkin-Huxley formalism

The biocomputation group hosts a weekly journal club meeting. Please contact Sam Sutton at s.sutton3 AT if you have any queries. Abstracts and other material related to these sessions will feature in the news section. The current rota is:

September 2017 -

# Name Title Date
1 Sam Sutton Inhibitory plasticity balances excitation and inhibition in sensory pathways and memory networks 01/09/17
2 Ankur Sinha Associative properties of structural plasticity based on firing rate homeostasis in a balanced recurrent network of spiking neurons 08/09/17
3 Volker Steuber Compartmental modelling of neurons and the Hodgkin-Huxley formalism 15/09/17
4 Rene te Boekhorst Agent-based modelling in NetLogo 22/09/17
5 Anuradha Sulane -- 29/09/17
6 Julia Goncharenko -- 06/10/17
7 Harsha Ramachandran -- 13/10/17
8 Rebecca Miko -- 20/10/17
9 Michael Schmuker -- 27/10/17
10 Alex Hocking -- 03/11/17
11 Edward Wakelam -- 10/11/17
12 Deepak Panday -- 17/11/17
13 Nathan Beka -- 24/11/17
14 Marco Craveiro -- 01/12/17
15 Yi Sun -- 08/12/17
16 Jean Petric -- 15/12/17

February 2017 - July 2017

# Name Title Date
1 Marco Craveiro Update on my research: using watertight polygon meshes for neuronal morphology representation 03/02/17
2 Sam Sutton Improving the performance of spatial searching in BTMORPH: An investigation into the implementation of R-tree spatial indexing 10/02/17
3 Deepak Panday Feature weighting as a tool for clustered based imputation model 17/02/17
4 Ankur Sinha Multi-contact synapses for stable networks: a spike-timing dependent model of dendritic spine plasticity and turnover 24/02/17
5 Anuradha Sulane Detecting emotion of a person from their voice 03/03/17
6 Michael Schmuker Neuromorphic hardware - what is it, why is everybody talking about it, and does it live up to the hype? 10/03/17
7 Jean Petrić Reproducible research with Knitr 17/03/17
8 Alex Hocking Mining Hubble Space Telescope images 24/03/17
9 Christoph Metzner Automated validation and comparison of neurophysiological biomarkers of psychiatric disorders 31/03/17
10 Edward Wakelam Predictive analytics based student intervention 07/04/17
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11 Ankur Sinha Loss of sensory input causes rapid structural changes of inhibitory neurons in adult mouse visual cortex 28/04/17
12 Paul Moggridge -- 05/05/17
13 Maria Psarrou An introduction to NEURON 12/05/17
14 Anuradha Sulane Introduction to signal processing using FFT 19/05/17
15 Rene te Boekhorst Probability distributions for time durations 26/05/17
16 Cristina Barrero-Sicilia Rapid gene isolation in barley and wheat by mutant chromosome sequencing 02/06/17
17 Marco Craveiro Model driven engineering: an emerging technical space 09/06/17
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18 Andre-Daniel Robu Time as it could be measured in artificial living systems 23/06/17
19 Christoph Metzner Role of intraglomerular circuits in shaping temporally structured responses to naturalistic inhalation-driven sensory input to the olfactory bulb 30/06/17
20 Michael Schmuker Opportunities and challenges in the Human Brain Project 07/07/17
21 Ronak Bhavsar The Correlation between EEG Signals as Measured in Different Positions on Scalp Varying with Distance 14/07/17

May 2016 - January 2017

# Name Title Date
1 James Bower What does the nose know and how does it know it 20/05/16
2 Jean Petrić The jinx on the NASA software defect data sets 27/05/16
3 Alex Hocking Convolutional neural networks 03/06/16
4 Christoph Metzner Could a neuroscientist understand a microprocessor? 10/06/16
5 Marylka Uusisaari From morphology to network-level activity patterns: dendritic arrangement and clustering among inferior olive neurons 17/06/16
6 Gui Valente Research team from UNESP-Brazil reports its works on Genomics: from basic science to biotechnology 24/06/16
7 Anuradha Sulane Detecting road surface wetness from audio: A deep learning approach 08/07/16
8 Alex Hocking Automated morphological classification using machine learning techniques 15/07/16
9 Edward Wakelam Sloping the interview and career development playing fields in your favour 22/07/16
10 Deepak Panday Removing noisy features via feature weights: preliminary results in mixed-model Gaussian distributions 09/09/16
11 Nathan Beka Next generation sequencing (NGS) 16/09/16
12 Ankur Sinha Opposing effects of neuronal activity on structural plasticity 30/09/16
13 Volker Steuber Computational models of synaptic plasticity and information processing in the cerebellum 07/10/16
14 Paul Moggridge Optimising Hierarchical Load Balancing for the Cloud 14/10/16
15 Rene Boekhorst Principal component analysis 21/10/16
16 Marco Craveiro The pricing of options and corporate liabilities 28/10/16
17 Julia Goncharenko Self-sustained Asynchronous Irregular states and Up-Down states in thalamocortical networks of nonlinear integrate-and-fire neurons 04/11/16
18 Benjamin Torben-Nielsen Neuronal computation: dendrites at work 11/11/16
19 Weam Binjumah Error correction over optical transmission 18/11/16
20 Tuomo Mäki-Marttunen A stepwise neuron model fitting procedure designed for recordings with high spatial resolution: application to layer 5 pyramidal cells 25/11/16
21 Yi Sun Dynamic functional principal components 02/12/16
22 Nada Yousif Multi-scale modelling of neurostimulation effects in movement disorders 09/12/16
23 Maria Psarrou Multiplicative gain changes are induced by excitation or inhibition alone 16/12/16
24 Edward Wakelam Understanding how corporations align their strategies and objectives ensures career development ahead of people that don't 13/01/17
25 Jean Petrić Impact of code smells in test code 20/01/17
26 Maria Schilstra Stochastic model of template-directed elongation processes in biology 27/01/17

September 2015 - April 2016

# Name Title Date
1 Alex Hocking Analysing hubble space telescope images 04/09/15
2 Ankur Sinha Why you must use Git and how you use it 18/09/15
3 Christoph Metzner Computational psychiatry: bridging the gap between genes and symptoms 25/09/15
4 Neil Davey Network Connectivity 09/10/15
5 Volker Steuber Inhibitory plasticity balances excitation and inhibition in sensory pathways and memory networks 16/10/15
6 Stella Holtorf Memory performance of plastic spiking neural networks 23/10/15
7 Rene Boekhorst Artificial life: Insights in Simplexity and Complicity 30/10/15
8 Benjamin Torben-Nielsen Reconstruction and simulation of neocortical microcircuitry 06/11/15
9 Julia Goncharenko The effect of regularity synchrony and STD on deep cerebellar nuclei in physiological conditions and during downbeat nystagmus 13/11/15
10 Ankur Sinha Homoeostatic structural plasticity and cortical reorganization after focal retinal lesions 20/11/15
11 Weam Binjumah Reducing bit error rate in optical data transmission using linear SVM 27/11/15
12 Sylvia Beka Characteristics of Type 1 Diabetes Susceptibility Regions 04/12/15
13 Willem Wybo Capturing dendritic computation with the Green’s function formalism 15/01/16
14 Yi Sun Development of computational models for characterizing small ice particles based on their two-dimensional light scattering patterns 22/01/16
15 Maria Psarrou Gain modulation from background synaptic input 29/01/16
16 Kirsty Kidd Exploring the cerebellar Purkinje cell 05/02/16
17 Jean Petrić The software bugs fairy tale 19/02/16
18 Maria Schilstra BoB: stochastic simulation of a process with non-Markov dynamics 04/03/16
19 Michael Schmuker Exploring neural computation in odour space 11/03/16
20 Ankur Sinha Dendritic Computation 01/04/16
21 Edward Wakelam The potential for using artificial intelligence techniques to improve e-Learning systems 08/04/16
22 Felix Effenberger Forests are TREES 2 - Dendritic tree topology revisited 22/04/16
23 Marco Craveiro Using watertight polygon meshes for neuronal morphology representation 29/04/16