NSF NeuroNex Workshop

Presented by the National Science Foundation
November 7 - 8, 2018

Salk Institute for Biological Studies - NSF NeuroNex Workshop - Presented by the National Science Foundation
November 7 - 8, 2018


Wednesday, November 7

6:00 pm Reception
7:00 pm Keynote Speaker

Hongkui Zeng, Allen Institute
Integrated Cell Type Classification in the Cortex and Beyond.

Thursday, November 8

7:00 am Breakfast
8:00 am NSF Welcome
8:30 am SESSION 1

Euisik Yoon, University of Michigan
NeuroNex Michigan Hub: Multimodal Integrated Neural Technology (MINT)

Chris Xu, Cornell University
Cornell NeuroNex Hub for Large Scale Recording of Neural Activity

Kristina Nielsen, Johns Hopkins University.
Technology for Next Generation Multiphoton Neuroimaging

Peyman Golshani, UCLA
New generation Miniaturized Microscopes and Open-Source Silicon Probes

10:00 am Coffee Break
10:30 am SESSION 2

Francois St-Pierre, BCM
Accelerating the Development of Fluorescent Indicators of Voltage

Evan W. Miller, UC Berkeley
Electrophysiology,Unplugged: Fluorescent dyes to Image Voltage

Ute Hochgeschwender, MD, Brown University
Bioluminescence for Optimal Brain Control and Imaging

Jacob Robinson, Rice University
SoMa: Southwest Magnetogenetics Project

12:00 pm Lunch and Poster Sessions
2:00 pm SESSION 3

Yehuda Ben-Shahar,Washington University in St. Louis.
Advancing Neuronal and Genetic Approaches to Animal Behavior Research

Ed Callaway, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Integrated Circuit Cracking (ICC) with Linked Tools for Diverse Systems, a NeuroNex Technology Hub based at Stanford and the Salk Institute

Oliver Hobert, Columbia University
Imaging the C.elegans Connectome

Adam Kepecs, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
A Formal Language for Behavioral Tasks to Enable Sharing, Reproducibility and Computational Models

3:30 pm Coffee Break
4:00 pm SESSION 4

Kristen Harris, UT Austin
Progress on Enhanced Resolution for 3DEM Analysis of Synapses Across Brain Regions and Taxa, a NeuroNex Technology Hub based at UT Austin and the Salk Institute

Joshua Vogelstein
A Community-Developed Open-Source Computational Ecosystem for Big Neuro Data

Bobby Kasthuri, University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory.
Synchrotron X-ray and Automated Serial Electron Microscopy of Octopus and Squid Brains

Josic Kresimir, University of Houston
Inferring Interactions Between Neurons, Stimuli, and Behavior

Ashok Litwin-Kumar, Columbia University
Integrating modeling, Behavior and Connectomics at the Columbia Theory Hub

5:30 pm Summary and Farewell