Speakers

Eric Betzig

Eric Betzig

Group Leader, Janelia Research Campus

"Imaging life at high spatiotemporal resolution"


Tobias Bonhoeffer

Tobias Bonhoeffer

Director, Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology

"How experience changes the circuitry of the brain"


Karl Deisseroth

Karl Deisseroth

D. H. Chen Professor of Bioengineering and of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University

"High-resolution optical investigation of structure and function in the intact brain"


Winfried Denk

Winfried Denk

Director, Department of Biomedical Optics, Max Planck Institute for Medical Research; Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Physics, University of Heidelberg; JFRC Senior Fellow, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Director of the Department Electrons – Photons – Neurons, Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology

"On the way to the whole mouse-brain connectome”


Catherine Dulac

Catherine Dulac

Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

"Molecular and cellular architecture of the mouse social brain"


Florian Engert

Florian Engert

Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University

"A sensory motor circuit for binocular motion integration in larval zebrafish"


Rainer Friedrich

Rainer Friedrich

Senior Group Leader and Professor, Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research

“Neuronal circuits and computations in olfaction”


Michael Häusser

Michael Häusser

Professor of Neuroscience, University College London

"Dendritic computation”


Richard Huganir

Richard Huganir

Director, Department of Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins University

“Regulation of neurotransmitter receptor function and synaptic plasticity in the brain”


Na Ji

Na Ji

Group Leader, Janelia Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

"From star to neuron – adaptive optical microscopy for deep brain imaging"


Yishi Jin

Yishi Jin

Professor of Biology and of Cellular and Molecular Medicine at the University of California, San Diego; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

“Mechanisms of synapse development and function in C. elegans”


Erik Jorgensen

Erik Jorgensen

Professor, Department of Biology, University of Utah; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

"Ultrafast endocytosis"

Gilles Laurent

Director, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research

“Exploration of dynamics and representation in a three-layered visual cortex”

Gilles Laurent

Loren Looger

Group Leader, Janelia Research Campus; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

“Tools for the visualization of nervous system structure and function”

Loren Looger

Richard Mooney

George Barth Geller Professor of Neurobiology, Duke University School of Medicine

“Motor - auditory interactions for listening and learning"

Richard Mooney

J. Anthony Movshon

Professor of Neural Science, New York University

"Cortical and perceptual processing of visual form"

J. Anthony Movshon

Thomas Mrsic-Flogel

Associate Professor, Neuroscience, University of Basel

“Circuits and sensory processing in mouse visual cortex”

Thomas Mrsic-Flogel

Botond Roska

Senior Group Leader, Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research

“The first steps in vision”

Botond Roska

Massimo Scanziani

Professor, Neurobiology, University of California, San Diego; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

“Cortical circuits of vision"

Massimo Scanziani

Erin Schuman

Director, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research

"Local processing in neurons"

Erin Schuman

Songhai Shi

Researcher, Developmental Biology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

“Lineage-dependent structural and functional assembly of the mammalian cortex”

Songhai Shi

Richard Tsien

Druckenmiller Professor of Neuroscience, Chair of the Department of Neuroscience and Physiology, and Director of the NYU Neuroscience Institute at NYU Langone Medical Center; Emeritus Faculty, Stanford University School of Medicine

"Synaptic tagging and nuclear resource mobilization"

Richard Tsien

Gina Turrigiano

Professor of Biology; Volen National Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University

“Sleep and firing rate homeostasis”

Gina Turrigiano

Xiaowei Zhuang

David B. Arnold Jr. Professor of Science; Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology and of Physics, Harvard University; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute for Neuroscience

“Super-resolution imaging neuronal and circuit structures”

Xiaowei Zhuang