Munich Neuroscience Calendar


23.10.2017, 09:00 Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience
until 18:30
Event Type: Symposium / Conference
Speaker: various speakers
Institute: various

Title: Biophysics of perception

TUM Physik Department, Hörsaal 3
James-Franck-Straße 1
82152 Martinsried

Host: BCCN Munich
Host Email:
Biophysics of perception: Mechanisms, neuronal information processing, and behavioral response

Monday, October 23rd, 2017, TUM Physik Department, Garching

Symposium (Hoersaal 3)
09:00 Welcome and Introduction by Andreas Herz
09:10 Ad Aertsen (University of Freiburg) Neuroscience: a long journey from physics to neurophysics
09:45 Richard Kempter (HU Berlin) Lessons learned in and from the barn owl
10:20 Coffee Break
11:00 Christian Leibold (LMU Munich) From sound localization to hippocampal network dynamics
11:35 Jacob Engelmann (Bielefeld University) There and back again: The enigmatic lateral-line map
12:10 Horst Bleckmann (University of Bonn) The lateral-line system of fish: Structure, function, and biomimetic applications
12:45 Lunch
14:00 Sabine Schwarz (Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg) Biological Cybernetics -- Journal history and highlights
14:15 Reimer Kuehn (King’s College London) Cell reprogramming modelled as transitions in a hierarchy of cell cycles
14:50 Andreas Herz (LMU Munich) Population vector, quo vadis?
15:25 Leo van Hemmen (TU Munich) Closing remarks
15:45 Coffee Break

Munich Physics Colloquium (Hoersaal 2)
16:15 Welcome by Martin Zacharias
16:20 Wulfram Gerstner (EPFL Lausanne) What are the learning rules of the brain?
17:20 Eugene Chudnovsky (The City University of New York) Spin tunneling and quantum Einstein-de Haas effect
18:30 Dinner at the Physik Department