Lorentz Center - Computational Neuroscience and the Dynamics of Disease States from 8 Aug 2011 through 12 Aug 2011
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    Computational Neuroscience and the Dynamics of Disease States
    from 8 Aug 2011 through 12 Aug 2011


Final Program


Monday August 8


09:30-10:15†††††††††††††† Coffee and registration

10:15-10:30†††††††††††††† Welcome at LC by Mieke Schutte

10:30-10:45†††††††††††††† Overview meeting by the scientific organizers

10:45-11:45†††††††††††††† Fernando Lopes da Silva Neural Mass Models: EEG/MEG and hemodynamic signals

12:00-13:30†† ††††††††††† Lunch

13:30-15:00†††††††††††††† Wim van Drongelen Brain Electrical Activity in Pediatric Epilepsy: Characterization and Localization of Events

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Michael Kohrman Brain Electrical Activity in Pediatric Epilepsy: Clinical Perspectives and Research Directions

15:00-15:30†††††††††††††† Coffee break

15:30-17:00†††††††††††††† PhD presentations

17:00-18:30†††††††††††††† Poster session I

17:00-18:30†††††††††††††† Wine & cheese


Tuesday August 9


09:00-10:00†† ††††††††††† Paul Tiesinga Microcircuit motifs in health and disease

10:00-10:30†† ††††††††††† Coffee break

10:30-12:00†††††††††††††† Jon Rubin & Thomas Wichmann Basal ganglia activity patterns in parkinsonism

12:00-13:30†† ††††††††††† Lunch

13:30-15:00†††††††††††††† Wytse Wadman & Kristl Vonck Deep Brain Stimulation for epilelsy

15:00-15:30†† ††††††††††† Coffee break

15:30-17:30†† ††††††††††† Poster session II


Wednesday August 10


09:00-10:00†††††††††††††† Steven Schiff Towards ModelĖbased Control of Epilepsy and Parkinsonís Disease

10:00-10:30†††††††††††††† Coffee break

10:30-12:00†††††††††††††† Markus Dahlem & Gil Bub Transient patterns in a subexcitable medium and their relation to migraine diagnostics and non-medical treatment

12:00-13:30†††††††††††††† Lunch

13:30-15:00†††††††††††††† Michael van Putten & Stephan van Gils Minor lesions with major impact: on the onset of epileptiform behavior in brain tissue with minimal damage

15:00-15:45†††††††††††††† Piotr Suffczynsky Mechanisms of cortical high-gamma activity (60-200 Hz) investigated with computational modeling


16.30††††††††††††††††††††††††† Departure to boat by bus

17:00-21:00†††††††††††††† boat trip and workshop dinner




Thursday August 11


9:00-10:00†††††††††††††††† Steve Coombes Understanding the dynamics of brain disease states using the Liley model

10:00-10:30†††††††††††††† Coffee break

10:30-12:00†††††††††††††† John Terry & Mark Richardson

12:00-13:30†††††††††††††† Lunch

13:30-15:00†††††††††††††† Peter Magill & Rafal Bogacz Understanding excessive beta oscillations in Parkinsonís disease

15:00-15:30†††††††††††††† Coffee break

15:30-17:30†††††††††††††† Small discussion groups:
Funding opportunities, moderated by Steve Coombes
Deep Brain Stimulation, moderated by Lo Bour
Trends in epilepsy research, moderated by Steven Schiff
Large Scale Computations, moderated by Wim van Drongelen
Optimal models for clinical questions, Jon Rubin


Friday August 12


09:00-09:45†††††††††††††† Ingo Bojak Beauty and the beast - On marrying pretty theories to ugly realities

09:45-10:30†††††††††††††† Jaroslav Hlinka Modeling altered functional connectivity in brain disease states

10:30-11:00†††††††††††††† Coffee break

11:00-12:00†††††††††††††† Stiliyan Kalitzin Computational models as prospectors for anticipation and suppression of epileptic seizures

12:00-13:30†††††††††††††† Lunch

13:30-14:15†††††††††††††† Nada Yousif Visualising the spatiotemporal neuronal effects of deep brain stimulation

14:15-15:15†††††††††††††† John Milton Seizure onset: Vulnerability at the edge of stability?

15:15-15:45†††††††††††††† Wrapping up