Programme for the Neuroscience Center 15th year celebration and 1st HBC symposium "Neuronal circuit dynamics across scales and species"  3-4.5.2018.


Thursday, May 3rd

8.00–8.45             Registration and Coffee

8.45–9.15             Welcome words

Symposium organizers, Satu & Matias Palva

Director of the Neuroscience Center, Jari Koistinaho

Vice Rector of the Helsinki University, Pertti Panula

 9.15–10.30         Neuroscience Center research highlights: TBA


Coffee & Posters



11.00–12.00        Henry Kennedy   |   Cortical connectomics - Of mice and men

Labex Cortex, University of Lyon, France


12.00-13.00         Laura Busse   |   Processing of feedforward and feedback signals in mouse dLGN

Department of Neurobiology, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany

Lunch & Posters


14.00–15.00        Pascal Fries    |   Rhythms for Cognition: Communication through Coherence

Ernst Strüngmann Institute for Neuroscience, Germany


15.00–16.00        Markus Siegel    |  Spectral fingerprints of neuronal interactions

Center for Integrative NeuroImaging, University of Tubingen, Germany


16.15–18.00        Honorary Reception of the University


19.00–                   Speaker’s Dinner


Friday, May 4th

9.00–10.00          Thomas Mrsic-flogel    |   Principles of local and long range connectivity in cortical circuits

Sainsbury Wellcome Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour, UCL, UK


10.00-11.00         David Dupret    |   From continuous stream to discrete waves: parsing hippocampal theta to support memory

MRC Brain Network Dynamic Unit, University of Oxford, UK


Coffee & Posters


11.30-12.30         Tobias Donner      Brain State, Decision-Making, and Behavioral Variability

University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany


12.30-13.30         Petra Ritter    |    Inferring multi-scale neural mechanisms with brain network modelling

Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Berlin, Germany


Lunch & Posters


14.30-15.00         Risto Ilmoniemi    |    New Technology for Coupling to the Dynamics of the Human Brain

Aalto University


15.00-15.30         Kimmo Alho    |    Imaging attention to audiovisual speech

University of Helsinki, Finland


15.30-16.00        Tiina Paunio     |   TBA

Department of Health, National Institute for Health, Helsinki, Finland


16.00                     Closing Remarks