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2006 Summer Institute in Cognitive Neuroscience

Dartmouth College - Hanover, NH

 

 

Neural Prosthetics - WEEK 1
 
Monday, June 26, 2006
8:00 Breakfast - Moore Hall
9:00 Introduction – Andrew Schwartz (Univ. of Pittsburgh)
9:15 Complexity in the Nervous System – Olof Sporns (Univ. of Indiana)
10:45 Break
11:00 New statistical methods applied to multi-unit neural data – Rob Kass (Carnegie Melon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA)
12:30 Lunch/SIGNUP FOR fMRI GROUPS
2:00 Brain Dissection Lab – Scott Grafton, Willaim Hickey, Ron Green (Dartmouth), Mark D'Esposito, (Univ. of CA, Berkeley), Alan Rosenquist (Univ. of Pennsylvania), Robert Rafal (Univ. of Wales, Bangor)
5:00 Adjourn
 
Tuesday, June 27, 2006 
8:00 Breakfast - Moore Hall
9:00 Psychophysics of hand movements
10:30 Break 
11:00 Multi unit afferent activity in motor behavior – Doug Weber (Univ. of Pittsburgh)
12:30 Lunch
2:00  Clinical Pathologic Correlations – Mark D’Esposito (Univ. of CA, Berkeley),  Scott Grafton (Dartmouth), Robert Rafal (Univ. of Wales, Bangor)
3:30 Adjourn
 
Wednesday, June 28, 2006 
8:00 Breakfast - Moore Hall
9:00 Neural Prosthetics I – Andrew Schwartz (Univ of Pitts.)
10:30  Break
11:00  Neural Prosthetics II – Dawn Taylor (Case Western Res)
12:30 Lunch
2:00 Neural Prosthetics III – Nicholas Hatsopoulos (Univ. of Chicago, Chicago, IL)
3:30 Break
4:00 Demonstration/Video Neuropsychological patients – Robert Rafal, MD
6:30 Adjourn
 
Thursday, June 29, 2006
8:00 Breakfast - Moore Hall
9:00 Neural Prosthetics IV – Krishna Shenoy (Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA)
10:30 Break
11:00 Cortical signs of learning – Eilon Vaadia (Hebrew Univ., Jerusalem, Israel)
12:30 Lunch
2:00 Multiunit recording demonstration I – Daryl Kipke/ Rio Vetter/ Harvey Wiggins (Univ. of Michigan, MI; Plexon, Inc, Dallas, TX)
5:00  Debate (Brace Common)
 
Friday, June 30, 2006  
8:00 Breakfast - Moore Hall
9:00  Cortical organization of motor systems – Peter Strick (Univ. of Pittsburgh)
10:30 Break
11:00 Cortical motor functions - A perspective – Apostolos Georgopoulos (VAMC and Univ. of Minnesota)
12:30 Lunch
2:00 Issues and Answers: Student organized Q and A for factulty
4:00 Adjourn
6:00 Barbecue at Dartmouth Outing Club

 

 

Conscious and Unconscious Cognition  - WEEK 2
 
Monday, July 3, 2006
8:00 Breakfast - Moore Hall
9:00 Introduction – Jason Mattingley, PhD (Univ. of Melbourne)
9:15 Neurobiology of Consciousness – Christof Koch, PhD (Caltech)
10:45 Break
11:00 Attention and Awareness – Steve Yantis, PhD (Johns Hopkins)
12:30 Lunch
2:00 TMS Lab
3:30 Break
3:45 TMS Lab
5:15 Adjourn
 
Tuesday, July 4, 2006 
8:00 Breakfast - Moore Hall
9:00 Brain Imaging of Visual Perception and Awareness – Frank Tong, PhD (Vanderbilt)
10:30 Break 
11:00 Brain Imaging of Conscious and Unconscious Perception – Geraint Rees, PhD (University College London)
12:30 Lunch
2:00  fMRI Data Center Lab
3:30 Break
3:45 fMRI Data Center Lab
5:15 Adjourn
 
Wednesday, July 5, 2006 
8:00 Breakfast - Moore Hall
9:00 New Vistas for Blindsight – Petra Stoerig, PhD (Heinrich Heine
University)
10:30  Break
11:00  Conscious and Unconscious Processes in Feature Binding – Lynn Robertson, PhD (UC Berkeley)
12:30 Lunch
2:00 fMRI Data Center Lab
3:30 Break
3:45 fMRI Data Center Lab
5:15 Adjourn 
 
Thursday, July 6, 2006 
8:00 Breakfast - Moore Hall
9:00 Emotion and Consciousness – Patrik Vuilleumier, PhD (Univ. of Geneva)
10:30 Break
11:00 Action and Consciousness – Sarah-Jayne Blakemore, PhD (University  College London)
12:30 Lunch
2:00 FMRI reports
3:30 Break
3:45 FMRI reports
5:30 Debate
 
Friday, July 7, 2006  
8:00 Breakfast - Moore Hall
9:00 An Information Integration Theory of Consciousness – Giulio Tononi, PhD (Univ. Of Wisconsin)
10:30 Break
11:00 Philosophical Issues in the Neuroscience of Consciousness
12:30 Lunch
2:00 FMRI reports
3:30 Break
6:00 Final Banquet Dinner at the Friends of
Dartmouth Boathouse
 
 
 


 
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Our Summer Institute in Cognitive Neuroscience is supported by NIMH, NIDA and the Kavli Foundation