Penn grad students, postdocs and RAs, you are invited to lunch with interesting guests. Not a talk – they’ll take 10 minutes to introduce their work, then it’s pure conversation. Sandwiches and drinks served.   Daniel Langleben is a professor of Psychiatry at the VA Medical Center and a member of the Center for Studies […]

Special CNI Seminar: Tim Behrens

February 12, 2020
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Tim Behrens Computational Neuroscience Group Oxford University   Abstraction and inference in the prefrontal hippocampal circuitry   The cellular representations and computations that allow rodents to navigate in space have been described with beautiful precision.  In this talk, I will show that some of these same computations can be found in humans doing tasks that […]

Elizabeth Kellogg Donald Danforth Plant Science Center   Unexpected Diversity of Grass Abscission Zone   Abscission is a process in which plants shed their parts, and is mediated by a particular set of cells, the abscission zone (AZ).  In grasses (Poaceae), the position of the AZ differs among species, leading to the hypothesis that AZ formation […]