[Comp-neuro] Final Hotel and meeting registraton for Wam-Bamm*06
bower at uthscsa.edu
Fri Feb 17 23:11:42 CET 2006
Deadline for Pre-registration and Hotel Reservations
San Antonio Texas
March 23 - 25, 2006
February 24th (this coming Friday) is the final deadline for meeting
pre-registration and hotel reservations.
After the 24th, registration costs increase by 25% and we can not
guarantee you a room at the hotel.
Hotel Reservations can be made by calling 1-800-345-9285
Make sure and mention that you are attending the Wam-Bamm meeting
Meeting registration is open at the meeting website
Wam-Bamm is a meeting devoted to realistic biological modeling. This
years meeting will take place over three days, organized as follows:
Thursday March 23rd site: University of Texas San Antonio
Morning: Tutorials on the Introduction to Realistic Modeling
Afternoon: Special Workshop on the Future Development of Biological
Evening: Grand opening of the new Computational Biology Facility in
Friday March 24th site: Menger Hotel
Contributed and Invited Papers.
A special Tribute to Wil Rall and his pioneering work on
compartmental modeling of dendrites.
Sat. March 25th Site: Menger Hotel
Special focus on modeling / simulation / and analysis of the olfactory system.
Evening: banquet and rodeo :-)
Invited speakers for this year's meeting include:
Wil Rall (NIH Retired)
"Retrospective on 40 years of dendritic modeling: where it all started"
Gordon Shepherd (Yale University)
"Dendro-dendritic connections: a realistic model-based prediction"
Phillip Ulinski (University of Chicago)
"Waves, Avalanches and Metastable States in Visual Cortex"
John Miller (Montana State University)
"What is a "feature detecting cell"? What is a "feature"?"
Mike Hasselmo (Boston University)
"Modeling the neurophysiological mechanisms of memory guided behavior."
John Rinzel (NYU)
"Timing computations in the auditory brain stem"
John Kauer (Tufts University)
"Computation in olfaction"
Upinder Bhalla (National Center for Biological Sciences Bangalore, India)
"Coding in the olfactory system"
Rehan Khan (U.C. Berkeley)
"Predicting olfactory perception from odorant structure"
The special Workshop on Simulator Structure will include
presentations and discussions led by:
Dr. James Bower: Overview - where we have been, where we are going
Dr. David Beeman: Development of GENESIS 3.0
Dr. Upinder Bhalla: The Design and Capabilities of MOOSE
Dr. Sharon Crook and Padraig Gleeson: NeuroML, the XML for neuronal
Mr. Josef Svitak: Interface Design
Dr. Greg Hood: HPC and Neural Simulation: Capacity for large scale models
Dr. James Bower: Internet tools for collaboration
For more information on Wam-Bamm*06 including the full meeting program visit:
James M. Bower Ph.D.
Research Imaging Center
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
7703 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, TX 78284-6240
Cajal Neuroscience Center
University of Texas San Antonio
Phone: 210 567 8080
Fax: 210 567 8152
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