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16 February 2020
IEEE Tech Talk on Future Neural Therapeutics
With Paul Sajda, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Radiology (Physics) at Columbia University, and Jacob Robinson, Associate Professor in Electrical & Computer Engineering and Bioengineering at Rice University, and an Adjunct Associate Professor in Neuroscience at Baylor College of Medicine. In this session, we address key challenges and technological advances in neuroscience to treat movement disorder and neurological …
3 December 2019
IEEE Brain Neurotech Entrepreneurs Workshop
Presentations and workshops in the areas of ideation, market analysis, customer and stakeholder analysis, intellectual property, regulatory affairs, reimbursement, valuation, and fundraising are designed to give you the foundation for commercializing your neurotechnology innovations.
29 October 2019
Multimodal Imaging in Understanding Brain Diseases
The advances in neuroimaging in the last decades have bridged the translational gap, and enabled our understanding of the brain under physiological and disease conditions. Multiscale and multimodal imaging such as positron emission tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, optoacoustic and fluorescence imaging have provided molecular, structural, and functional insights at cellular, circuit, and whole brain levels.
13 August 2019
Modeling the Representation of Object Boundary Contours in Human fMRI Data
The human visual system consists of a hierarchy of areas, each of which represents different features of the visual world. Recent studies have revealed that most brain areas—and even many individual neurons—represent information about multiple visual features. Thus, a complete model of the brain must specify the relative importance of multiple visual features across the visual hierarchy. This talk will …
18 June 2019
Neurophotonic Systems: From Flexible Polymer Implants to in situ Ultrasonically-driven Light Guides
Understanding the neural basis of brain function and dysfunction may inform the design of effective therapeutic interventions for brain disorders and mental illnesses. Optical techniques have been recently developed for structural and functional imaging as well as targeted stimulation of neural circuits. One of the challenges of optical modality is light delivery deep into the brain tissue in a non-invasive …
30 April 2019
Fiberless Optoelectrodes for Selective Optical Neuromodulation at Cellular Resolution
This talk will review the evolution of Michigan neural probe technologies toward scaling up the number of recording sites, enhancing the recording reliability, and introducing multi-modalities in neural interface including optogenetics. Modular system integration and compact 3D packaging approaches have been explored to realize high-density neural probe arrays for recording of more than 1,000 channels simultaneously.
20 February 2019
Data-Driven Modeling of Brain Circuits Based on a Systematic Experimental Platform
The Mindscope project at the Allen Institute aims to elucidate mechanisms underlying cortical function in the mouse, focusing on the visual system. This involves concerted efforts of multiple teams characterizing cell types, connectivity, and neuronal activity in behaving animals. An integral part of these efforts is the construction of models of the cortical tissue and cortical computations.
2 November 2018
IEEE Brain Initiative Workshop on Advanced Neurotechnologies in San Diego
Michel Maharbiz, professor with the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of California, Berkeley, presents his keynote talk at the 2018 IEEE Brain Initiative Workshop on Advanced NeuroTechnologies, “Recent Advances in the Neural Dust Platform: Can we target many motes, deep in the brain and through the skull?”
3 June 2018
Neuroethics in FocusThe second module in this IEEE Brain eLearning Module series covers Neuroethics in Focus. This session will expand on the first module, Ethical Issues in Neural Technologies, by considering in detail four specific cases of ethical issue that have arisen in the context of neural technologies.
3 February 2018
Ethical Issues in Neural TechnologiesThe first module in this IEEE Brain eLearning Module series covers Ethical Issues in Neural Technologies. This session will give a general introduction to ethical issues in neural engineering.
22 November 2016
IEEE Technology Time Machine 2016 – Making the Future Brain Panel: The Future of Brain-machine Interfaces
Moderator Paul Sadja introduces the Brain Panel, which covers the future of brain-machine interfaces from technological challenges to philosophical consequences. Panelists include Jack Gallant, James Kozlowski, and Jan Rabaey. Presentations follow.
3 November 2016
IBM Neuroscience – Computing, Brain Health, and Cogniton
James Kozloski, Ph.D., Research Staff Member, Master Inventor, IBM Research Division, Thomas J. Watson Research Center, speaks about the Future of Neuroscience: Converging Trends in Methods in his talk entitled, “Computing, Brain Health and Cognition”.