UWIN hosts a monthly seminar series that highlights neural engineering and computational neuroscience research at the University of Washington.  The seminar series also brings external speakers to campus.  The 2018-19 seminar series is as follows:

Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 3:30pm, Health Sciences Building (HSB) G-328

  • “Challenges in Optimizing Deep Brain Stimulation

Howard Chizeck, Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Washington

  • “Trans-skull imaging of brain activity in neonatal mice during spontaneous sleep-wake cycles”

Bill Moody, Professor, Department of Biology, University of Washington

Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 3:30pm, Health Sciences Building (HSB) K-069 – a special joint UWIN/eScience seminar:

  • “Digital Biomarkers: Do they hold promise for better neuropsychiatric disease detection?”

Reza Hosseini Ghomi, Senior Fellow, Department of Neurology, University of Washington; Chief Medical Officer, NeuroLex Laboratories

Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 3:30pm, Husky Union Building (HUB) 337

  • “Engineering Odor Guided Flight”

Tom Daniel, Professor, Department of Biology, University of Washington

  • “Highly-Integrated Neural Stimulation Electronics for Bidirectional Brain-Computer Interfaces (BBCI) including Artifact Cancellation”

Chris Rudell, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Washington

Wednesday, January 9, 2019, 3:30pm, Husky Union Building (HUB) 337

  • “Successful learning in artificial networks thanks to individual neuron failure”

Guillaume Lajoie, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Université de Montréal, Associate Member, Mila — Quebec Institute for Learning Algorithms

Wednesday, February 13, 2019, 3:30pm, Husky Union Building (HUB) 337

  • “Quantitative methods to identify behavioral states”

Adam Calhoun, Postdoctoral Fellow, Princeton Neuroscience Insititute, Princeton University

Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 3:30pm, Husky Union Building (HUB) 337

  • “Dissecting the closed-loop feedback in animal echolocation”

Wu-Jung Lee, Research Associate, Applied Physics Lab, University of Washington

  • “Sensory Substitution, Multisensory Conflict, and Body Ownership: Stepping, Seeing, Sensing, Stabbing!”

Eric Rombokas , Research Scientist, VA Center for Limb Loss and Mobility; Affiliate Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington

Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 3:30pm, Husky Union Building (HUB) 337

  • “Computational models of cortical plasticity induced with brain-computer interfaces”

Eberhard Fetz, Professor, Department of Physiology & Biophysics, University of Washington

  • “Probing spatial and color vision at the resolution of single cone photoreceptors”

Ramkumar Sabesan, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Washington

Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 3:30pm, Husky Union Building (HUB) 337

  • “Machine theories of animal learning”

Kameron Decker Harris, Postdoctoral Fellow, Departments of Computer Science & Engineering and Biology, University of Washington

  • “Cortical plasticity when interfacing with a brain-computer interface”

Jeff Ojemann, Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Washington

Click here for prior years’ UWIN seminars.