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BRaIN Boost Symposium (October 5, 2017)

BRaIN Boost: a neuroscience symposium series for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows

Where: Thomson House basement, 3650 McTavish, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 1Y2

When: Thursday, October 5 2017 at 4 p.m.

Title: “The Visual Brain: Vision Neuroscience from Fruit Flies to Humans”

Happy Hour will follow! 
RSVP before September 29 to marie.st-laurent@mail.mcgill.ca for a free drink ticket!

Symposium Chair: Sébastien Proulx (Dr. Reza Farivar’s lab)

Speakers: 

"The Role of Borderless in Synaptic Development in the Fruit Fly Visual System"
Hunter Shaw (Dr. Yong Rao’s lab)

"Mapping nonlinear visual receptive fields with Deep Learning"
Amol Gharat (Dr. Curtis Baker’s lab)

"The impact of common noise on perceptual judgments"
Alireza Hashemi (Dr. Erik Cook’s lab)

"Texture density adaptation can be bidirectional"
Hua-Chun Sun (Dr. Fred Kingdom’s lab)