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[AUDITORY] COSYNE 2014: Meeting Announcement and Call for Abstracts (abstract deadline Nov 18 2013)


        Computational and Systems Neuroscience (Cosyne)

        MAIN MEETING               WORKSHOPS
        Feb 27 - Mar 2, 2014       Mar 3 - Mar 4, 2014
        Salt Lake City, Utah       Snowbird Ski Resort, Utah



The annual Cosyne meeting provides an inclusive forum for the exchange
of empirical and theoretical approaches to problems in systems
neuroscience, in order to understand how neural systems function.

The MAIN MEETING is single-track. A set of invited talks are selected by
the Executive Committee, and additional talks and posters are selected
by the Program Committee, based on submitted abstracts. The WORKSHOPS
feature in-depth discussion of current topics of interest, in a small
group setting.

Cosyne topics include but are not limited to: neural coding, natural
scene statistics, dendritic computation, neural basis of persistent
activity, nonlinear receptive field mapping, representations of time and
sequence, reward systems, decision-making, synaptic plasticity, map
formation and plasticity, population coding, attention, and computation
with spiking networks.

This year we would like to foster increased participation from
experimental groups as well as computational ones. Please circulate
widely and encourage your students and postdocs to apply.

    Abstract submission opens:    07 Oct 2013
    Abstract submission deadline: 18 Nov 2013


    Rui Costa (Champalimaud)
    Catherine Dulac (Harvard)
    Joshua Gold (U Pennsylvania)
    Thomas Jessell (Columbia)
    John Krakauer (Johns Hopkins)
    Jeffrey Magee (Janelia Farm)
    Thomas Mrsic-Flogel (Universitat Basel)
    Yael Niv (Princeton)
    Elad Schneidman (Weizmann Institute)
    Doris Tsao (Caltech)
    Nachum Ulanovsky (Weizmann Institute)
    Linda Wilbrecht (UC Berkeley)

When preparing an abstract, authors should be aware that not all
abstracts can be accepted for the meeting, due to space constraints.
Abstracts will be selected based on the clarity with which they convey
the substance, significance, and originality of the work to be presented.

    General Chairs: Marlene Cohen (U Pittsburgh) and Peter Latham (UCL)
    Program Chairs: Michael Long (NYU) and Stephanie Palmer (U Chicago)
    Workshop Chairs: Robert Froemke (NYU) and Tatyana Sharpee (Salk)
    Publicity Chair: Eugenia Chiappe (Champalimaud)

    Anne Churchland (CSHL)
    Zachary Mainen (Champalimaud)
    Alexandre Pouget (U Geneva)
    Anthony Zador (CSHL)