[Comp-neuro] Workshop on Criticality in Neural Systems April 30-May 1 at NIH

Ernst Niebur niebur at jhu.edu
Thu Apr 12 15:09:06 CEST 2012


We would like to invite you to a workshop on

Criticality in Neural Systems

Venue: Natcher Conference Center, National Institutes of Health, Central
Campus, Bethesda, USA

Dates: Monday, April 30 – Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Topics
1. Experimental support for critical dynamics in the mammalian brain
2. Neuronal simulations of and theoretical insights into critical brain
dynamics

In addition to plenary talks (see speaker list below), a poster session will
be hosted.

Registration is free but required for all participants (poster presenters
and others): cns.mb.jhu.edu

Confirmed speakers:

Lucilla de Arcangelis (Italy)
Michael Breakspear (Australia)
Jack Cowan (USA)
Dante R Chialvo (USA)
Mauro Copelli (Brazil)
Rhonda Dzakpasu (USA)
Walter J Freeman (USA)
Tomoki Fukai (Japan)
Paolo Grigolini (USA)
Thilo Gross (Germany)
J. Michael Herrmann (UK)
Klaus Linkenkaer-Hansen (Netherlds.)
Arnold Mandell (USA)
Stefan Mihalas (USA)
J Matias Palva (Finland)
Juan G Restrepo (USA)
Bruce West (USA)

Supported by National Institutes of Mental Health(NIMH) and the Office of
Naval Research (ONR)

Organizers:
Dietmar Plenz (NIMH, USA)
Ernst Niebur (Johns Hopkins University, USA)


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