2021 Program

See the whole program and links at https://neuroferret.github.io/2021


November 12, 2021. All times are relative to Chicago time (Central Standard Time, GMT-6)

Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/97211892879 (password emailed)

  • 10:00 - 10:45 -Keynote Talk: Jenny Bizley, University College London Ear Institute

    • Title: Locating sounds in space - elucidating spatial coorindate frames for sound localisation

    • Format: (30-35 minutes slides, 10 minutes questions)

  • 10:45 - 11:30 - Keynote Talk: Victor Borrell, Instituto de Neurociencias de Alicante

    • Title: Understanding the development of folded brains in ferret

    • Format: (30-35 minutes slides, 10 minutes questions)

  • 11:30 - 11:45 - Break

  • 11:45 - 12:45 Trainee talks (Format: 10 minutes, 5 minutes questions)

      • Kyle Manetz - USUHS - TBI leads to persistent structural and functional deficits in the cerebellum of a gyrencephalic animal model

      • Haleigh Mulholland – UMN - Emergence of modular patterned activity in developing visual cortex through intracortical network interactions

      • Seohee Ahn - USC - Structure and function of interneurons in the ferret vs. mouse visual thalamus

      • Andrea Stacy, PhD - Brandeis - Lack of influence of early short-term visual experience on response properties in lateral geniculate nucleus

  • 13:00 - 13:45 Trainee talks (Format: 10 minutes, 5 minutes questions)

      • Kat Poole - UCL - Behavioural and neural measures of auditory regularity detection in ferrets

      • Carla Griffiths - UCL - Neural Correlates of Auditory Object Recognition and Perceptual Invariance in the Ferret Auditory Cortex

      • Soraya Dunn, PhD - UCL - Behaviourally modulated hippocampal theta oscillations in the ferret persist during both locomotion and immobility

  • 14:00 - 15:00 Poster Session

  • 15:00 Chapman Award and Happy Hour (topia link emailed or see here)