Dynamical Systems in Biology
To celebrate 70th birthday of Frank C. Hoppensteadt
Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
New York University, April 12-13, 2008
Eugene M. Izhikevich, The Neurosciences Institute, San Diego, CA
Ying-Cheng Lai, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
Fern Hunt, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Partial funding for this conference is anticipated from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research and the National Science Foundation. Certain of these funds will be set aside to support participation by minorities, women, recent PHDs, and graduate students. Further support from The Swartz Foundation is gratefully acknowledged.
Program (as of April 11, 2008)
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Sunday, April 13, 2008 (Dynamical Systems in Neuroscience)
9:00 AM Frances Skinner
  "Can we predict synchrony and asynchrony in networks coupled by multiple dendritic gap junctions?"
  • Presentation: FSkinner-Hoppensteadt-APR-2008.ppt
9:30 AM Roman Borisyuk
  "Oscillatory Memory Models with Spiking Neurons"
  • Presentation: RBorisyuk-Hoppensteadt-APR-2008.ppt
10:00 AM Lai-Sang Young
  "Reliability of Neural Oscillator Networks"
10:30 AM Coffee Break
11:00 AM Willard L. Miranker
  "Modeling Consciousness as an Adaptive Process"
  • Presentation: WMiranker-Hoppensteadt-APR-2008.pdf
11:30 AM Charles S. Peskin
  "3D Computational Neuroscience"
12:00 PM Humberto Carrillo Calvet
  "Bifurcations and Synchronization in a Mechanical Neuron Model"
12:30 PM Lunch Break
2:00 PM Philip Holmes
  "An Oscillatory Circuit Underlying the Retinal Detection of Disruptions in Temporally-Periodic Patterns"
  • Presentation: PHolmes-Hoppensteadt-APR-2008.pdf
2:30 PM John Rinzel
  "Dynamics of Perceptual Bistability"
  • Presentation: JRinzel-Hoppensteadt-APR-2008.ppt
3:00 PM Victoria Booth
  "A Novel Population Model for NREM/REM Sleep Regulation"
3:30 PM Break
4:00 PM Mac Hyman
  "Emerging Paradigms in Modeling Infectious Disease"
4:30 PM Ying-Cheng Lai
  "Synchronization in Complex Networks"
  • Presentation: YCLai-Hoppensteadt-APR-2008.pdf
5:00 PM Eugene M. Izhikevich
  "Large-Scale Simulations of the Human Brain"
  • Presentation: PDF File
5:30 PM Frank Hoppensteadt
  Closing Remarks
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