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Analysis of Inhibitory Interneuronal Networks using Phase Plane and Phase Responses

Online Talk Presented By:  The Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences

Speaker:  Carmen Canavier

Date and Time:  Friday May 29, 2020 | 2-3:30 p.m.

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Speaker Bio,

Carmen Castro Canavier PhD has a BE in Chemical Engineering from Vanderbilt University, and an MS and PhD in Electrial and Computer Engineering from Rice University.  She trained as a postdoctoral fellow in Neuroscience in Jack Byrne's learning and memory lab at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center- Houston.  She is a theoretical and computational neuroscientist.  Her current position is Professor and Vice-Chair for Research, Julius H. Mullins Sr. Professor of Anatomy, Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, School of Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at New Orleans.  Her research interests include the synchronization of pulse-coupled oscillators and the nonlinear dynamics of neurons and neural circuits.  Her current focus is on the dopamine neurons that participate in basal ganglia circuits, and on gamma and theta oscillations in the hippocampus.

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