PAST LAB MEETINGS

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2009

January 6  Tuesday 9:00-10:30, HSE-810 Valery Kalatsky will tell us about results of his experiments using optical imaging of the simultaneously recorded responses to two overlapping but different stimuli presented at different frequencies.

January 13  Tuesday 9:00-10:30, HSE-810 Masaaki progress report

January 20  Tuesday 9:00-10:30, HSE-810 The Inauguration via streaming video!

January 27  Tuesday 9:00-10:30, HSE-810 Cancelled--Stryker away

January 30  Friday 11:00 - 12:00, HSE-810 Santiago Rompani from the
Connie Cepko Laboratory at Harvard will give an informal seminar on "Lineage tracing in the vertebrate CNS: neuronal subtype specification and a shared lineage for astrocytes and oligodendrocytes"

February 3  Tuesday 9:00-10:30, HSE-810 Josh Trachtenberg will visit and give an informal seminar during lab meeting on his Pten findings, title "Laminar and compartmental regulation of dendritic growth in mature cortex"

***February 5  Thursday 9:30-10:30, HSE-810*** Forrest Collman, a student who has worked with Watt Webb and David Tank will be visiting the lab and giving an informal seminar entitled"On the ball imaging: motion correction of two photon microscopy in awake mice"

February 10  Tuesday 9:00-10:30, HSE-810 Cancelled--Stryker away

***February 11  Wednesday 12:00-1:30, HSW-1225*** Meeting of mouse users on mice, viruses, plasmids, other tools, and some potential collaborations with other labs.

February 17 Tuesday 9:00-10:30, HSE-810 Probably will be canceled

February 24  Tuesday 9:15-10:00, HSE-810 Brief technology updates only. Bring suggestions fof future papers.

***Thursday March 12 2:00-3:30, HSE-810. Cris will present his alert-animal recording data and analysis.

Tuesday March 17. Canceled because of travel.

Tuesday March 24 9:00-10:30, HSE-810. Torkel and Marianne will discuss the origin and significance cortical and perhaps subcortical oscillations.

Tuesday March 31. Canceled because of travels.

***Thursday April 9, 10:15-11:15 in HSW-701. Lab will meet with Yuri Buszaki, the Neuroscience Seminar speaker.

***Monday, April 13, 9:00-10:30, HSE-810. Meeting to discuss planned experiments.

Tuesday April 14. Canceled because of travel, unless people want to meet without Stryker on Tuesdy AM to discuss a paper.

***Thursday April 23, 10-11:00, HSW-701. TBA.

Tuesday, April 28, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. Regular lab meeting. Refinement of the next experiments. Please bring your proposed SfN abstract topics!

Tuesday, May 5. Canceled.

Tuesday, May 12, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. Let's have volunteers to summarize each of the papers below.

Tuesday, May 19, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. Continue with papers.

Tuesday, May 26, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810.Continue with papers.

***Friday, May 29, 12:00-1:00 in HSE-810 ***. Chris Moore from MIT will visit and give an informal seminar on 'Cortical Dynamics and Perception'. He has some exciting new work on Gamma oscillations.

Tuesday, June 2, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810.Continue with papers.

Tuesday, June 9, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. Alex Wade from Smith-Kettlewell will give an informal seminar about human visual system recordings, entitled 'Studying contrast normalization in the early human visual system using fMRI and source-imaged EEG'.

***Tuesday, June 16, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810***. Canceled at the last minute--sorry.

Tuesday, June 23, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. Jim Marshel from the Callaway lab at the Salk will give an informal talk about their single cell tracing and calcium imaging experiments.

***Thursday, June 25, 9:00-10:00 in HSE-810***. Important short meeting to talk about some new mice.

Tuesday, June 30, Canceled.

Tuesday, July 7, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. TBA.

Tuesday, July 14, Canceled.

Tuesday, July 21, Canceled.

Tuesday, July 28, Canceled.

Tuesday, August 4, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. Technology review.

Tuesday, August 11. Canceled.

Tuesday, August 18, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. Joint meeting with laboratory of Grae Davis. Someone from Grae's lab will present. Background reading Frank, CA Jan Pielage,J and Davis, GW (2008) A Presynaptic Homeostatic Signaling System Composed of the Eph Receptor, Ephexin, Cdc42,and CaV2.1 Calcium Channels. Neuron 61: 556–569. (broken link is now fixed)

Tuesday, August 25, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. Round Robin: each person bring 1-3 slides of present work to present in 5-6 minutes per person.

Tuesday, September 1, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. Continue Round Robin: each person other than Cris Sebastian and Dan bring 1-5 slides or videos of present work to present in 5-6 minutes per person.

Lab meetings on Tuesdays, October 20, November 10 and 24, and December 1 are canceled.

Tuesday, October 13, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. Review posters from lab for SfN and preview apparent highlights of upcoming SfN meeting.

Tuesday, October 27, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. Review highlights from Chicago SfN meeting.

Tuesday, November 3, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. Round-robin: each person summarize recent work in < 10 minutes.

***Friday, November 13, 9:00-10:30 at Mission Bay in Byers Hall (QB3), Room 215. Joint meeting with laboratory of Grae Davis; Sunil will present.

Tuesday, November 17, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. Jerry Chen from MIT will give an informal seminar entitled "Structural basis for the role of inhibition in facilitating adult brain plasticity" and talk with people in the lab later that afternoon.

Tuesday, November 24. Canceled for holiday

Tuesday, December 1, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. Peyman Golshani, Assistant Professor of Neurology at UCLA, will give an informal seminar on his 2-photon calcium imaging studies of "Internally mediated developmental desynchronization of neocortical activity". Earlier he worked in the Carlos Portera-Cailliau laboratory there.

Tuesday, December 8, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. Here are some new papers for lab meeting

Melinda: Wang, L., Rangarajan, K.V., Lawhn-Heath, C.A., Sarnaik, R., Wang, B.S., Liu, X., and Cang, J. (2009) Direction-specific disruption of subcortical visual behavior and receptive fields in mice lacking the beta2 subunit of nicotinic acetylcholine receptor. J Neurosci 29: 12909-18

Tuesday, December 15, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. People below will present the following new papers, briefly.

Cris: Goard, M., and Dan, Y. (2009) Basal forebrain activation enhances cortical coding of natural scenes. Nat Neurosci 12: 1444-9 with commentary "Optimizing brain processing" by Alexander Thiele

Marianne and Torkel: Liu, B.H., Li, P., Li, Y.T., Sun, Y.J., Yanagawa, Y., Obata, K., Zhang, L.I., and Tao, H.W. (2009) Visual receptive field structure of cortical inhibitory neurons revealed by two-photon imaging guided recording. J Neurosci 29: 10520-32

2010

Tuesday, Jan 5.Canceled.

Tuesday, Jan 12, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. People below will present the following new papers, briefly.

Dan: Liu, B.H., Li, P., Sun, Y.J., Li, Y.T., Zhang, L.I., and Tao, H.W. (2009) Intervening inhibition underlies simple-cell receptive field structure in visual cortex. Nat Neurosci

Tuesday, Jan 19, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. Round-robin: quick updates from everyone on progress.

Tuesday, Jan 26. Canceled.

Tuesday, Feb 2, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810.People below will present the following new papers,

Sunil: Yazaki-Sugiyama, Y., Kang, S., Cateau, H., Fukai, T., and Hensch, T.K. (2009) Bidirectional plasticity in fast-spiking gaba circuits by visual experience. Nature 462: 218-21

Dan: Liu, B.H., Li, P., Sun, Y.J., Li, Y.T., Zhang, L.I., and Tao, H.W. (2009) Intervening inhibition underlies simple-cell receptive field structure in visual cortex. Nat Neurosci

Sebastian: Yang, G., Pan, F., and Gan, W.B. (2009) Stably maintained dendritic spines are associated with lifelong memories. Nature and Xu, T., Yu, X., Perlik, A.J., Tobin, W.F., Zweig, J.A., Tennant, K., Jones, T., and Zuo, Y. (2009) Rapid formation and selective stabilization of synapses for enduring motor memories. Nature

Melinda: Restani L, Cerri C, Pietrasanta M, Gianfranceschi L, Maffei L, Caleo M. (2009) Functional masking of deprived eye responses by callosal input during ocular dominance plasticity. Neuron 64: 707-18.

Tuesday, Feb 9, Feb 16, Feb 24, and Mar 2 rescheduled or canceled.

***Wednesday, Feb 10, 9:00-10:00 HSE-810. Two topics: (1) Discussion of exact plans for the next 2 months experiments from Sunil, Megumi, Melinda, Torkel, Marianne, Dan, and Sebastian, and list of reagents/equipment needed. (2) Discussion and brainstorming about preferred strategies for long-term project here and elsewhere for understanding connectivity between cells, layers, and brain areas.

***Wednesday, Feb 24, 9:00-10:00 HSE-810. Brief discussion of progress and plans for our part in testing, using, and improving genetically encoded calcium indicators. We must leave the room by 10 AM, so let's start by 9:10.

Thursday, Mar 4, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. TBA

Tuesday, Mar 16, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. TBA

Tuesday, Mar 30, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. Michael and Sebastian will present highlights of the Janelia meeting on "Structural Plasticity in the Mammalian Nervous System"

Lab meetings on Tuesday, April 13 and 27 are canceled becasue of travels.

Tuesday, April 20, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. Cris will present LJ Gentet, M Avermann, F Matyas, JF Staiger, CCH Petersen (2010) Membrane Potential Dynamics of GABAergic Neurons in the Barrel Cortex of Behaving Mice. Neuron 65: 422-435. Those involved should also summarize experience to date with the genetically encoded calcium indicators.

***Friday, April 30, 11:00-2:00 at the Gallo Center 3rd flor conference room. Many of us will eant to go the the Optogenetics information swap meet that Linda has organized. ( 5858 Horton Street, Emeryville)

Tuesday, May 4, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. Progress reports

Tuesday, May 11, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. Papers: Dan will present new Burkhalter lab paper "Parallel input channels to mouse primary visual cortex" J Neurosci. 2010 Apr 28;30(17):5912-26. Torkel will present "Direct activation of sparse, distributed populations of cortical neurons by electrical microstimulation" from the Reid lab Neuron. 2009 Aug 27;63(4):508-22.

***Wednesday, May 19, 9:00-10:00 in HSE-810***. Our visitors from Janelia, Leopoldo Petreanu and Tsai-Wen Chen, will speak informally. Do not be late--we have to be out of the room at 10:00.

Tuesday, May 25, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. Melinda will present Wilks et al . " A role for ephrin-As in maintaining topographic organization in register across interconnected central visual pathways". Eur J Neurosci. 2010 Feb;31(4):613-22. Sebastian will present Jia H, Rochefort NL, Chen X, Konnerth A. Dendritic organization of sensory input to cortical neurons in vivo. Nature. 2010 Apr 29;464(7293):1307-12.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20384808
Wilks TA, Rodger J, Harvey AR.
Eur J Neurosci. 2010 Feb;31(4):613-22.
A role for ephrin-As in maintaining topographic organization in register across interconnected central visual pathways.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20428163
Jia H, Rochefort NL, Chen X, Konnerth A.
Dendritic organization of sensory input to cortical neurons in vivo.
Nature. 2010 Apr 29;464(7293):1307-12.

Tuesday, June 1. Canceled

Tuesday, June 8. Canceled

Tuesday, June 15, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. Please pick a paper from the recent articles of interest listed below to present to the rest of the lab. Let everyone know which paper you have picked by email to stryker.lab

Grewe BF, Langer D, Kasper H, Kampa BM, Helmchen F. High-speed in vivo calcium imaging reveals neuronal network activity with near-millisecond precision. Nat Methods. 2010 May;7(5):399-405. Epub 2010 Apr 18. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20400966.
Gao M, Sossa K, Song L, Errington L, Cummings L, Hwang H, Kuhl D, Worley P, Lee HK. A specific requirement of Arc/Arg3.1 for visual experience-induced homeostatic synaptic plasticity in mouse primary visual cortex. J Neurosci. 2010 May 26;30(21):7168-78.http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20505084.

McCurry CL, Shepherd JD, Tropea D, Wang KH, Bear MF, Sur M. Loss of Arc renders the visual cortex impervious to the effects of sensory experience or deprivation. Nat Neurosci. 2010 Apr;13(4):450-7. Epub 2010 Mar 14. PubMed http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20228806; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2864583.

Smith SL, Trachtenberg JT. The refinement of ipsilateral eye retinotopic maps is increased by removing the dominant contralateral eye in adult mice. PLoS One. 2010 Mar 29;5(3):e9925. PubMed PMID: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20369001; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2848025.

Tuesday, June 22, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. Continue with papers above

Tuesday, June 29, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. Megumi will present the Hras story, including both new and older findings.

Tuesday, July 6. Canceled

Tuesday, July 13, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. Canceled, as it turned out.

Tuesday, July 20, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. Lab jobs; mice; highlights of Telluride Meeting

***Friday, July 23, 10:00-11:00 in HSE-810. Mouse lines and numbers--all hands. Check Google Docs spreadsheets for accuracy first.

Tuesday, July 27, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. 9:00-10:00 Brief project status reports from everyone; 10:00-10:30 Ali Erturk of Genentech will talk informally.

Tuesday, August 3, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. TBA

Tuesday, August 10. Canceled

Tuesday, August 17, Bay Area Vision Research Day 2010, in Berkeley

Tuesday, August 24, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. Shanghai Neuroscience Summary

Tuesday, August 31, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. TBA

***Tuesday, September 14, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. Stryker will review of Conte Center Activities in Silva and Fox labs.

Friday, September 24, 10:00-11:00 in HSE-810. Sebastian will present MF López-Aranda, JF López-Téllez, I Navarro-Lobato,1 M Masmudi-Martín, A Gutiérrez, ZU Khan (2009)
Role of Layer 6 of V2 Visual Cortex in Object-Recognition Memory. Science 325: 87-89 http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/short/325/5936/87

***Thursday, September 30, 10:30-11:30 in HSE-810. Stephani Otte (from Callaway lab) will give an informal talk on her thesis work and plans. See Hasenstaub, A., Otte, S., Callaway, E. & Sejnowski, T. J. (2010) Metabolic cost as a unifying principle governing neuronal biophysics. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107, 12329-34 and Otte, S., Hasenstaub, A. & Callaway, E. M. (2010) Cell type-specific control of neuronal responsiveness by gamma-band oscillatory inhibition. J Neurosci 30, 2150-9.

Friday, October 8, 10:00-11:00 in HSE-810. Canceled.

Friday, October 15, 10:00-11:00 in HSE-810. More review of Conte Center activities.

Friday, October 22, 10:00-11:00 in HSE-810. Canceled.

Friday, October 29, 10:00-11:00 in HSE-810. TBA.

Friday, November 5, 10:00-11:00 in HSE-810. TBA.

Friday, November 12. Canceled SfN.

Friday, November 19, 10:00-11:00 in HSE-810. SfN highlights.

Friday, November 26. Canceled Thanksgiving.

Friday, December 3, 10:00-11:00 in HSE-810. Some new papers (see email).

Friday, December 10, 10:00-11:00 in HSE-810. Canceled for the CNEP Launch in Berkeley.

***Thursday, December 16, 10:00-11:00 in HSW-701. Papers presented by Sunil (Kätzel Nature Neurosci 2010) & Megumi (Jiang JNS 2010).

Fridays, December 24, 31 Canceled Holidays.

2011

Tuesday, January 4, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810 Paper presented by Megumi (Jiang JNS 2010).

Tuesday, January 11, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810 Canceled.

Tuesday, January 18, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810 TBA.

Tuesday, January 25, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810 Rescheduled to Jan 27.

***Thursday, January 27, 9:30-10:15 in HSE-813 The lab will meet with Sascha Nelson, the seminar speaker for that afternoon.

Tuesday, February 1, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810 Canceled.

Tuesday, February 8, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810 Cris will discuss 3 recent papers on cortical receptive field mapping, one of which we have looked at before:

Smith SL, Häusser M.  Nat Neurosci. 2010 Sep;13(9):1144-9. Parallel processing of visual space by neighboring neurons in mouse visual cortex.. PMID: 20711183, commentary by Sirotina nd Das PMID: 20740033

Jin J, Wang Y, Swadlow HA, Alonso JM.  Nat Neurosci. 2011 Feb;14(2):232-238
Population receptive fields of ON and OFF thalamic inputs to an orientation column in visual cortex.  PMID: 14999045.  Commentary by Ringach PMID: 21270775

Ringach DL.  J Neurophysiol. 2004 Jul;92(1):468-76. Haphazard wiring of simple receptive fields and orientation columns in visual cortex. PMID: 14999045

Tuesday, February 15, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810 New papers we should know about: pick one to present briefly (in 10 minutes), and let the rest of us know which you have picked.

Cris: Wang Q, Gao E, Burkhalter A. Gateways of ventral and dorsal streams in mouse
visual cortex. J Neurosci. 2011 Feb 2;31(5):1905-18. PubMed PMID: 21289200.

Sebastian: Zariwala HA, Madisen L, Ahrens KF, Bernard A, Lein ES, Jones AR, Zeng H.
Visual tuning properties of genetically identified layer 2/3 neuronal types in
the primary visual cortex of cre-transgenic mice. Front Syst Neurosci. 2011 Jan
13;4:162. PubMed PMID: 21283555; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3028542.

Melinda: Demyanenko GP, Riday TT, Tran TS, Dalal J, Darnell EP, Brennaman LH, Sakurai
T, Grumet M, Philpot BD, Maness PF. NrCAM Deletion Causes Topographic
Mistargeting of Thalamocortical Axons to the Visual Cortex and Disrupts Visual
Acuity. J Neurosci. 2011 Jan 26;31(4):1545-1558. PubMed PMID: 21273439.

Tuesday, February 22, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810 Canceled.

Tuesday, March 1, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810 Canceled.

Tuesday, March 8 Canceled.

Tuesday, March 15, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810 Presentation of papers.

Dan will present: DD Bock, et al & RC Reid (2011) Network anatomy and in vivo physiology of visual cortical neurons. Nature 171: 177-182.

Tuesday, March 22, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810 Progress reports from everyone.

Tuesday, March 29, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810 Papers:

Megumi will present: Cooke SF, Bear MF. Visual experience induces long-term potentiation in the
primary visual cortex. J Neurosci. 2010 Dec 1;30(48):16304-13. PubMed PMID:
21123576.

Tuesday April 12 Canceled.

Tuesday, April 19, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810 Informal talk by Aleksander Sobczyk, formerly of Svoboda lab, on ""Imaging calcium signaling at single synapses", followed by lab visit and lunch with all lab members.

Tuesday April 26 Canceled.

***Friday, May 6, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810 Current status and progress reports.

Tuesday, May 10, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810 Mapping proposal.

Tuesdays, May 17 and May 24. Canceled.

***Friday, May 20, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810 Mapping and plasticity discussion.

Tuesday, May 31, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810 Megumi practice talk.

Tuesday, June 7, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810 Canceled.

Tuesday, June 14, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810 Technology transfer, mouse transfer.

Tuesday, June 21, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810 Informal seminar and lab visit of Dr. Yu fu from Josh Huang's laboratory at Cold Spring Harbor.

Tuesday, June 28, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810 Short presentations of papers, ~5 minutes each.
Cris: Rahman J, Berger T. Persistent activity in layer 5 pyramidal neurons following cholinergic activation of mouse primary cortices. Eur J Neurosci. 2011 Jun 6. doi: 10.1111/j.1460-9568.2011.07736.x. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 21645136.

Aleks: Berezovskii VK, Nassi JJ, Born RT. Segregation of feedforward and feedback projections in mouse visual cortex. J Comp Neurol. 2011 May 25. doi: 10.1002/cne.22675. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 21618232.

Sunil: Lazarus MS, Huang ZJ. Distinct maturation profiles of perisomatic and dendritic targeting GABAergic interneurons in mouse primary visual cortex during  critical period of plasticity. J Neurophysiol. 2011 May 25. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 21613595.

Sebastian: Tremere LA. Noradrenergic Modulation of Light-Driven Egr-1 Expression in the Adult Visual Cortex. J Exp Neurosci. 2011 Mar 3;5:13-19. PubMed PMID: 21572590; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3093712.

Megumi: Krahe TE, Guido W. Homeostatic plasticity in the visual thalamus by monocular  deprivation. J Neurosci. 2011 May 4;31(18):6842-9. PubMed PMID: 21543614.

Melinda: Kaneda K, Kasahara H, Matsui R, Katoh T, Mizukami H, Ozawa K, Watanabe D, Isa  T. Selective optical control of synaptic transmission in the subcortical visual pathway by activation of viral vector-expressed halorhodopsin. PLoS One. 2011 Apr 5;6(4):e18452. PubMed PMID: 21483674; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3071716.

Tuesday, July 5, 9:00-10:00 in HSE-810 TBA.

Tuesday, July 12, 9:00-10:00 in HSE-810 TBA.

**Wednesday, August 31, 9:00-10:00 in HSE-810 Progress/status reports, and mouse census.

**Tuesday, September 6, 2:00-3:00 in N-217 Melinda Owens thesis talk: "The Development of Topographic Maps in Visual Brain Areas".

***Tuesday, September 13 Canceled.

**Tuesday, October 11, 9:00-10:00 in HSE-810 New findings from Allen Institute Symposium.

Tuesday, October 18, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810 Progress Reports.

Thursday, October 27, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810 Progress Reports (continued).

**Monday, November 7, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. Neuroscience Poster Reviews.

Tuesdays, November 8 and 15. Canceled.

Tuesday, November 22, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. Highlights from the Neuroscience Meeting presented by those who attended.

Tuesday, November 29, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. TBA.

Tuesday, December 13, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. Scott Fraser Owen (Stanford, Tsien lab) will visit and give an informal seminar about his doctoral work "Oxytocin enhances signal-to-noise in hippocampal feed-forward transmission".

Tuesdays, December 6 and 20 and 27. Canceled.

2012-2014

Tuesday, January 10. Canceled.

Tuesday, January 17, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. Volunteers to discuss (1) one paper on mouse V1 and (2) two papers on mouse higher visual areas (3) a paper on circuits for coding: (1) Bonin V, Histed MH, Yurgenson S, Reid RC. (2100) Local diversity and fine-scale organization of receptive fields in mouse visual cortex. J Neurosci. 31:18506-21. YU FU will present the next two papers (2a) Marshel JH, Garrett ME, Nauhaus I, Callaway EM. (2011) Functional specialization of seven mouse visual cortical areas. Neuron. 72:1040-54. (2b) Andermann ML, Kerlin AM, Roumis DK, Glickfeld LL, Reid RC. (2011) Functional specialization of mouse higher visual cortical areas. Neuron. 72:1025-39.

Tuesday, January 24, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. Volunteers to discuss some papers on direction selectivity. DAN will present Bassam V. Atallah, William Bruns, Matteo Carandini, Massimo Scanziani (2012) Parvalbumin-Expressing Interneurons Linearly Transform Cortical Responses to Visual Stimuli. Neuron 73:159-170.

Tuesday, January 31, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. Volunteers to discuss some papers on direction and orientation selectivity. SEBASTIAN will present: Rochefort NL, Narushima M, Grienberger C, Marandi N, Hill DN, Konnerth A. (2011) Development of direction selectivity in mouse cortical neurons. Neuron. 71:425-32. PMID: 21835340, and Wu W, Tiesinga PH, Tucker TR, Mitroff SR, Fitzpatrick D. (2011) Dynamics of population response to changes of motion direction in primary visual cortex. J Neurosci. 31:12767-77.PMID: 21900556.

***Thursday, February 2. Special meeting to discuss development experiment.

Tuesday, February 7. Canceled.

Tuesday, February 14, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. Paper about orientation and direction selectivity in mouse. MEGUMI will present Liu BH, Li YT, Ma WP, Pan CJ, Zhang LI, Tao HW. (2011) Broad inhibition sharpens orientation selectivity by expanding input dynamic range in mouse simple cells. Neuron. 71:542-54. PMID21835349

Tuesday, February 21, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. Who wants to present one oif the few papers on Layer 1 interneurons? If no one, we'll go through it together: Letzkus JJ, Wolff SB, Meyer EM, Tovote P, Courtin J, Herry C, Lüthi A. (2011) A disinhibitory microcircuit for associative fear learning in the auditory cortex. Nature. 480:331-335. PMID: 22158104

Tuesday, February 28, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810.Reprise on Layer 1 interneurons: Letzkus JJ, Wolff SB, Meyer EM, Tovote P, Courtin J, Herry C, Lüthi A. (2011) A disinhibitory microcircuit for associative fear learning in the auditory cortex. Nature. 480:331-335. PMID: 22158104

Tuesday, March 6. Canceled.

Tuesday, March 13. Canceled.

Tuesday, March 20, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. Let's discuss the following theoretical paper, which cites some results I did not know:
John Lisman, Anthony A. Grace, Emrah Duzel (2011) A neoHebbian framework for episodic memory; role of dopamine-dependent late LTP, Trends in Neurosciences 34: 536-547

Tuesday, March 27, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. Canceled.

Tuesday, April 3, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. Yu Fu will review highlights of Cold Spring Harbor Neural Circuits Meeting.

***Tuesday, April 3, 4:00-5:00 in HSE-810. Animal Move meeting with All Lab Personnel.

Tuesday, April 17, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. More move business.

Tuesday, April 24, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. Canceled.

Tuesday, May 1, 9:00-10:30 in HSE-810. More move business.

***Thursday, May 17, 10:00-11:00 in 19A Vivarium. 19A Vivarium Orientation .

***Thursday, May 17, 11:00-1:00 in 19A Conference Room 538. Mouse and Move Business.

Tuesday, May 22. Canceled.

Tuesday, May 29, 9:00-10:30 in 19A-538. TBA.

Tuesday, June 5. Canceled.

Tuesday, June 19, 9:15-10:00 in 19A-538. Round Robin Progress Reports. Ideas for new experiments.

Tuesday, June 26, 9:15-10:30 in 19A-538. Training schedule for intrinsic signal and imicroelectrode recording, and quick summary of papers in Recent Articles of Interest (perhaps that should be "potential interest").

Tuesday, July 3, 9:15-10:30 in 19A-538. Bor-Shuen Wang from Jianhua Cang's lab will give an informal talk "Environmental enrichment rescues binocular matching in mice with precocious critical period".

Tuesday, July 10. Canceled.

Tuesday, July 17, 9:15-10:30 in 19A-538. Papers.

Tuesday, July 24, 9:15-10:30 in 19A-538. Papers.

Tuesday, July 31 and Tuesday, August 7. Canceled.

Tuesday, August 14, 9:15-10:30 in 19A-538. TBA.

Tuesday, August 21, 9:15-10:30 in 19A-538. Jason will present a new paper for Yan Dan's lab Lee et al (2012) Activation of specific interneurons improves V1 feature selectivity and visual perception. Nature (Aug 16) 488:379-383. PMID: 22878719. Also Yu Fu will present a paper from the Sur lab that comes to the opposite conclusion: Wilson NR, Runyan CA, Wang FL, Sur M. (2012) Division and subtraction by distinct cortical inhibitory networks in vivo. Nature 488: 343-348. PMID: 22878717.

Tuesday, August 28, 9:30-11:00 in 19A-538. Current review.

Tuesday, September 4, 9:30-11:00 in 19A-538. Keller GB, Bonhoeffer T, Hübener M. (2012) Sensorimotor mismatch signals in primary visual cortex of the behaving mouse. Neuron 74: 809-815. Then Round Robin: reports on everyone's scientific activities of the past 2 weeks.

Tuesday, September 11, 9:30-11:00 in 19A-538. Research Plans

Tuesday, August 20, 10:00-11:30 in NS538. Marla Feller lab presentation

Tuesday, September 10, 10:00-11:30 in NS432. Canceled

Tuesday, September 17, 10:00-11:00 in NS432. Yu Fu will present Cellular mechanisms of brain state–dependent gain modulation in visual cortex by Polack PO, Friedman J, Golshani P. Nat Neurosci. 2013 Sep;16(9):1331-9. PMID: 23872595. Stryker will present A disinhibitory microcircuit initiates critical-period plasticity in the visual cortex. by Kuhlman SJ, Olivas ND, Tring E, Ikrar T, Xu X, Trachtenberg JT. Nature. 2013 Aug 25. PMID: 23975100

Tuesday, Dec 3, 10:00-11:00 in NS538. Last meeting of 2013.Ben Barres and Won-Suk and other's from Ben's lab will present things from their new Nature paper and we will discuss implications for plasticity.
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature12776.html
Astrocytes mediate synapse elimination through MEGF10 and MERTK pathways
Won-Suk Chung,  Laura E. Clarke,  Gordon X. Wang,  Benjamin K. Stafford, Alexander Sher,  + et al. Nature doi:10.1038/nature12776

Tuesday, Jan 7, 14, 28, 10:00-11:00 will be first meetings of next year. TBA

Tuesday, October 21, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM in NS-432. Maria will present Yan et al (2014) Perceptual training continuously refines neuronal population codes in primary visual cortex. Nature Neuroscience 17, 1380–1387 http://www.nature.com/neuro/journal/v17/n10/full/nn.3805.html

Tuesday, November 4, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM in NS-432. TBN

Tuesday, November 11, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM in NS-423. TBN

Tuesday, December 2, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM in NS-432. TBN

Tuesday, December 9, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM in NS-432. TBN

Tuesday, December 16, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM in NS-432. TBN

2015

Tuesday, January 20, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM in NS-538.Jessica Osterhout from the UCSD Huberman lab will discuss her PhD studies.

Tuesday, January 27, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM in NS-432. Erik Ullian and Robert Krencik will discusss some of their new findings that should interest us.

Tuesday, February 17, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM in NS-432. Review of Progress and plans meeting for everyone.

Tuesday, February 24, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM in NS-538. Graduate Student Mu Qiao from Josh Sanes' lab at Harvard will visit and give an informal seminar on "Classifying and mapping retinal neuronal circuits".

Tuesday March 3, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM in NS-432. Lab meeting CANCELED because of Wucheng Tao visit on Wednesday.

**Wednesday, March 4, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM in NS-538. Wucheng Tao from the University of Washington will visit and give an informal seminar "Postsynaptic GABA-B Receptors Regulate Tonic Inhibition".

Tuesday March 31, 3:00-4:00PM in NS-438. Matteo Carandini from University College LOndon will meet with lab and give an informal seminar on "Soloists adn Choristers".

Remaining Tuesday lab meetings in March are canceled because of my teaching and travel. Next lab meeting April 7.

Tuesday, April 7, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM in NS-538. Professor Barry E. Stein from Wake Forest University, who works on multi-modal and sensorimotor responses in mammals will visit and give and informal seminar on "How the brain develops the abilty to integrate information from different senses".

Tuesday, April 14, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM in NS-432. Review of selected experiments

Tuesday, April 21, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM in NS-432. Review of papers

Tuesday, May 5, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM in NS-432. Canceled

**Tuesday, May 11, 11:00 AM to 12:00 AM in NS-432**. Progress reports

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