Undergraduate Lecture Series 2014
Ed Boyden - MIT
CBMM Research Thrust 2 Investigator – Circuits for Intelligence, and Associate Professor of Biological Engineering and Brain and Cognitive Sciences
- Ed Boyden's TEDTalk
- Ed Boyden web page: The Synthetic Neurobiology Group
- Review paper on Optogenetics - "Optogenetic investigation of neural circuits underlying brain disease in animal models"
- Ed Boyden's Lecture Slides
- Research paper #1 - "Independent optical excitation of distinct neural populations"
- Research Paper # 2 from the Boyden Group - "Simultaneous whole-animal 3D imaging of neuronal activity using light-field microscopy"
Nancy Kanwisher - MIT
CBMM Research Thrust 4 Leader – Social Intelligence, and Walter A. Rosenblith Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences
Matt Wilson - MIT
CBMM Associate Director & Thrust 2 Investigator – Circuits for Intelligence, and Sherman Fairchild Professor of Neuroscience and Picower Scholar, and Graduate Officer for Education in the Brain and Cognitive Sciences Department
Patrick Winston - MIT
CBMM Coordinator for Research & Thrust 3 Investigator – Visual Intelligence, and Ford Professor of Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science
Rebecca Saxe - MIT
CBMM Research Thrust 1 Investigator – Development of Intelligence, and Associate Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences
L. Mahadevan - Harvard University
CBMM Associate Director and Thrust 5 Investigator – Theories for Intelligence, and Lola England de Valpine Professor of Applied Mathematics, Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, and Professor of Physics
Gabriel Krieman - Harvard University
CBMM Thrust 2 Leader – Circuits for Intelligence
Associate Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School and faculty at Children’s Hospital, the Department of Neurology at HMS, the Center for Brain Science, the Swartz Center for Theoretical Neuroscience and the Mind, and the Brain and Behavior Initiative at Harvard
- Gabriel Kreiman's Website
- Background reading 1 on visual cortex (copyrighted material) - Kendra Burbank, Gabriel Kreiman. Introduction to the Anatomy and Function of Visual Cortex. Chapter 17 in "Understanding visual population codes" MIT Press 2011, edited by Kriegeskorte and Kreiman.
- Background reading 2 (copyrighted material) - Kreiman G. Computational Models of Visual Object Recognition. In Principles of neural coding (eds S Panzeri & R Quiroga) (CRC Press, 2013).
- Alternate background reading 1 on visual cortex - Hanlin Tang, Calin Buia, Radhika Madhavan, Nathan E. Crone, Joseph R. Madsen, William S. Anderson, Gabriel Kreiman, Spatiotemporal Dynamics Underlying Object Completion in Human Ventral Visual Cortex, Neuron, Volume 83, Issue 3, 6 August 2014, Pages 736-748, ISSN 0896-6273, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuron.2014.06.017. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S089662731400539X)
- Alternate background reading 2 - Burbank KS, Kreiman G. Depression-Biased Reverse Plasticity Rule Is Required for Stable Learning at Top-Down Connections (2012) Depression-Biased Reverse Plasticity Rule Is Required for Stable Learning at Top-Down Connections. PLoS Comput Biol 8(3): e1002393. doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002393
- Lecture slides - GK
- Complete set of slides and notes for course Neuro 230 - "Visual object recognition: computational and biological mechanisms"