Scientific Program

Thursday (26 Sep)
8:30 - 9:15Registration, Coffee
9:15 - 9:30Welcome address
9:30 - 10:10Contributions of the thalamic pulvinar to the transformation of perception into action
Melanie Wilke, Göttingen
10:10 - 10:50Thalamocortical interactions in cognitive control and flexibility
Michael Halassa, MIT
10:50 - 11:20Break
11:20 - 11:40Abstract choice representations generalize between task contexts
Florian Sandhäger, Tübingen
11:40 - 12:00 Chromatic processing in the mouse retina
Klaudia Szatko, Tübingen
12:00 - 15:00Lunch & Posters
15:00 - 15:40Dopamine as prediction error in active inference
Rafal Bogacz, Oxford
15:40 - 16:20Neuronal mechanism of reward, utility and economic preference
Wolfram Schultz, Cambridge
16:20 - 16:40Break
16:40 - 17:20Subcellular dynamics underlying synaptic function
Tatjana Tchumatchenko, Frankfurt
17:30 - 18:30Lab visit
19:30Dinner (Porta Rossa)
Friday (27 Sep)
9:30 - 10:10Prefrontal network dynamics for cognition
Thomas Klausberger, Wien
10:10 - 10:50Neural Dynamics of Naturalistic Vision
Marius Peelen, Nijmegen
10:50 - 11:20Break
11:20 - 11:40Distinct correlation structure of oscillatory and fractal cortical activity
Andrea Ibarra Chaoul, Tübingen
11:40 - 12:00Binocular coordination of eye position and velocity in the larval zebrafish hindbrain
Christian Brysch, Tübingen
12:00 - 15:00Lunch & Posters
15:00 - 15:40Flexibility of timescales of evidence evaluation for decision making
Tim Hanks, Davis
15:40 - 16:20Neural Dynamics of Working Memory
Timothy Buschman Princeton
16:20 - 16:40Break
16:40 - 17:20Cross-modal association learning in humans and monkeys
Timo van Kerkoerle, Paris
17:20 - 17:30Concluding remarks

Symposium Venue

The symposium takes place at the conference center of the University Hospital