[MACS Lecture Series] Topological analysis of a digital reconstruction of a cortical microcircuit

Date: 
2017/07/19 Wed 13:00 - 15:00
Room: 
Room 110, Building No.3
Speaker: 
Ran Levi
Affiliation: 
The University of Aberdeen
Abstract: 

In this lecture, I will start with some basic facts on neuroscience and the digital reconstruction of a rat’s neocortex by the Blue Brain Project. I will then proceed to the work I have done with the Blue Brain Project team, where we applied topological techniques to study emergent properties of the reconstructed neocortical microcircuit. In particular I shall demonstrate how the topological techniques give new data on the behaviour of neural systems and inspire new directions in neuroscience research.

Poster (PDF)