Human Single Neuron Social


Sunday October 20, 6:30pm-9:30pm – Location provided upon RSVP.

Enjoy drinks and hors d’oeuvres at the first Human Single Neuron Social at SfN. Network with key researchers in the human single neuron field and hear brief presentations from BCI research participant Nathan Copeland and some talented young investigators highlighting this year’s top research findings. This event is co-hosted with Dr. Ueli Rutishauser and Dr. Richard Andersen.


Come for the Food, Stay for the Talks

6:30 – 7:00 Gather, socialize
7:00 – 7:45 First block of presenters (40 min)

    Nathan Copeland – My Story and My Experience with BCI
    Jie Zheng – Event boundaries shape memory formation: evidence from single-unit recordings in humans
    Charles Guan – Brain-machine interfaces using simultaneous M1 and PPC recordings
    Juri Minxha – Task-dependent population-level representations of choice and memory in human medial frontal cortex

7:45 – Break (speakers available for questions, socializing)
8:30 – 9:00 Second block of presenters

    Andrea G. P. Schjetnan – Decreases in cellular firing accompany saccade onsets in human mesial temporal lobe structures and neocortex
    Tomas Aquino – Neural computations related to uncertainty-driven exploration in the human brain: a human single neuron study
    Ivan Skelin – Feedback-tuning of single neurons: evidence for distributed learning signals in the human brain.

9:00 – 9:30 Break


We are looking forward to seeing you in Chicago!

Your Blackrock Team

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