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This track will address modern research areas related to Neurobiology, Neuroinformatics and Computational Neuroscience targeting upstream and downstream research achievements, industrial needs and research opportunities in the field of Neuroscience.

  • Neurophysiology
  • Computational modeling
  • Biology of cerebellum, hippocampus and neocortex
  • Cellular, molecular and systems neuroscience
  • Techniques in neurobiology and neuroengineering
  • Biology of neurons, synapses and glial cells
  • Neurodegenerative and major neural diseases
  • Motor control and cognitive modeling
  • Neurobiology of vision, perception, fear and sleep
  • Developmental neurobiology
  • Neural basis for consciousness

 TRACK SCHEDULE

Aug 12 @ 9:00 am – 9:26 am
Introducing the Track, Neurobiology & Computational Neuroscience @ Amriteshwari Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
Shyam Diwakar, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Amrita School of Biotechnology
Plenary Talk:  Watching the network change during the formation of associative memory @ Amriteshwari Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
Upinder S. Bhalla, Ph.D. Professor & Dean, NCBS, Bengaluru, India Watching the network change during the formation of associative memory The process of learning is measured through behavioural changes, but it is of enormous interest to understand its cellular and network
Aug 12 @ 10:20 am – 10:51 am
Invited Talk: Can we compute what we think? @ Amriteshwari Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
Gaute Einevoll, Ph.D. Professor of Physics, Department of Mathematical Sciences & Technology, Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB) Multiscale modeling of cortical network activity: Key challenges Gaute T. Einevoll Computational Neuroscience Group, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 1432 Ås, Norway;
Invited Talk:  Diagnostic Biomarker for Alzheimer’s disease from Noninvasive and State-of-the-art Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopic Technique @ Amriteshwari Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
Pravat Mandal, Ph.D. Professor, Neurospectroscopy & Neuroimaging, National Brain Research Center, India
Invited Talk: A Far- Western Clinical Proteomics Approach to Detect Molecules of Clinical and Pathological Significance in the Neurodegenerative Disease Multiple Sclerosis @ Amriteshwari Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
Krishnakumar Menon, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Centre for Nanosciences & Molecular Medicine, Amrita University, Kochi, India A Far-Western Clinical Proteomics Approach to Detect Molecules of Clinical and Pathological Significance in the Neurodegenerative Disease Multiple Sclerosis. Multiple Sclerosis (MS), an autoimmune neurodegenerative
Invited Talk: Functional MR Imaging of the brain: An Overview
Claudia AM Wheeler-Kingshott, Ph.D. University Reader in Magnetic Resonance Physics, Department of Neuroinflammation, UCL Institute of Neurology, London, UK Abstract Detecting neuronal activity in vivo non-invasively is possible with a number of techniques. Amongst these, in 1990 functional magnetic resonance
Invited Talk:  Modelling the syncytial organization and neural control of smooth muscle: insights into autonomic physiology and pharmacology @ Amriteshwari Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
Rohit Manchanda, Ph.D. Professor, Biomedical Engineering Group, IIT-Bombay, India Modelling the syncytial organization and neural control of smooth muscle: insights into autonomic physiology and pharmacology We have been studying computationally the syncytial organization and neural control of smooth muscle in
Plenary Talk: Realistic modeling-new insight into the functions of the cerebellar network @ Amriteshwari Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
Egidio D’Angelo, MD, Ph.D. Full Professor of Physiology & Director, Brain Connectivity Center, University of Pavia, Italy Realistic modeling: new insight into the functions of the cerebellar network Realistic modeling is an approach based on the careful reconstruction of neurons
Invited Talk: Control of sequential movements: insights from the oculomotor system @ Amriteshwari Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
Aditya Murthy, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Centre For Neuroscience, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India Since Karl Lashley’s seminal work on the formulation of serial order, numerous models assume simultaneous representation of competitive elements of a sequence, to account for serial order
Invited Talk: Neuroprotective and neurodestructive effects of Ayurvedic drug constituents: Parkinson’s disease @ Amriteshwari Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
K. P. Mohanakumar, Ph.D. Chief Scientist, Cell Biology & Physiology Division, Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, Kolkata Neuroprotective and neurodestructive effects of Ayurvedic drug constituents: Parkinson’s disease The present study reports the good and the bad entities in an Indian
Delegate Talk: BrainSurfer- A Novel Neurofeedback Tool for ADHD Training @ Amriteshwari Hall | Vallikavu | Kerala | India
David Ibanez, Laura Dubreuil and Alejandro Rier Neurofeedback (NF) is a type of biofeedback that uses real time display of electroencephalography to illustrate brain activity. EEG features are extracted and displayed allowing the user to, with practice, modulate their temporal