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Focus Program on "Towards Mathematical Modeling of Neurological Disease from Cellular Perspectives"
Schizophrenia Workshop
May 24-25, 2012

Location: The Fields Institute, Room 230

Organizing Committee
Larry Abbott (Columbia Univ.), Sue Ann Campbell (Univ. Waterloo),
Nancy Kopell (Boston Univ.), Frances Skinner (TWRI/UHN and Univ Toronto),
David Terman (Ohio State Univ.)

Organization for Computational Neurosciences (OCNS)

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Confirmed Speakers:

Alla Borisyuk (Univ Utah)
Carmen Canavier (Lousiana State Univ)
Albert Compte (IDIBAPS Spain)
Bard Ermentrout (Univ Pittsburgh)
Nancy Kopell (Boston Univ)
Evelyn Lambe (Univ Toronto)
David Lewis (Univ Pittsburgh)
John Lisman (Brandeis Univ)
William Lytton (SUNY Downstate Med Ctr)
Edmund Rolls (Oxford Univ)

Workshop Schedule (abstracts)

Thursday, May 24, 2012
8:30-9:00 Registration
9:00-9:15 Wecome Remarks
9:15-10:05 David A. Lewis, University of Pittsburgh
A Neural Substrate for Impaired Cortical Network Oscillations and Cognitive Dysfunction in Schizophrenia
10:05-10:30 Coffee break
10:30-11:20 Nancy Kopell, Boston University
Brain rhythms, modulation and schizophrenia
11:20-12:10 Carmen Canavier, LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans
Implications of Models of Dopamine Neurons at the Cellular Level for Systems Level Models
12:10-1:30 Lunch (at Fields)/posters
1:30-2:20 Alla Borisyuk, University of Utah
Analysis of mean-field models
2:20-3:10 Albert Compte (IDIBAPS Spain)
Serotonin regulates working memory function non-monotonically in a computational network model: implications for schizophrenia
3:10-3:30 Coffee break
3:30-4:20 Bard Ermentrout, University of Pittsburgh
Oscillations, synchrony, and disease: What can computational models tell us?
Friday, May 25, 2012
8:30-9:00 Coffee and Registration at Fields
9-9:50 John Lisman, Brandeis University
Network Mechanisms and Delta Frequency Oscillations that Underly the Psychotic Break in Schizophrenia
9:50-10:10 Coffee break at Wallberg Building
10:10-11:00 Evelyn K. Lambe, University of Toronto
Developmental vulnerabilities in prefrontal attention circuitry: Relevance for cognitive deficits in schizophrenia
*Location: Wallberg Building, Room 116*
11:00-11:50 William W Lytton, SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Schizophrenia: a failure of homeostasis?
*Location: Wallberg Building, Room 116*
11:50-12:40 Edmund T Rolls, Oxford Centre for Computational Neuroscience, University of Oxford
Instability in attractor neural network dynamics and schizophrenia
*Location: Wallberg Building, Room 116*
12:40-2:30 Lunch (at Fields) with brainstorming session. Facilitator: N. Insel (Toronto)


Full Name University Name
Ahn, Sungwoo Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Binder, Tammy  
Canavier, Carmen LSUHSC
Cao, Hongjun Beijing Jiaotong University
Cheng, Derrick Oliver Ames High School
Compte, Albert IDIBAPS
Drion, Guillaume University of Liege
Dumont, Gregory INRIA
Ermentrout, G. Bard University of Pittsburgh
Franci, Alessio Université de Liège
Insel, Nathan Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Jalil, Sajiya Georgia State University
Kaifosh, Patrick Columbia University
Kiang, Michael McMaster University
Kopell, Nancy Boston University
Kreindler, David University of Toronto
Krivoruchko, Taisya University of Calgary
Lambe, Evelyn University of Toronto
Lisman, John Brandeis University
Lytton, William SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Martin, Adrian Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
McCarthy, Michelle Boston University
Mejias, Jorge University of Ottawa
Merrison, Robert University of Plymouth
Murray, John Yale School of Medine
Neymotin, Samuel SUNY Downstate
Nicola, Wilten University of Waterloo
Njap, Felix University of Lübeck
Roberts, Patrick In Silico Biosciences, Inc.
Rolls, Edmund T. University of Warwick
Rotstein, Horacio New Jersey Institute of Technology
Sepulchre, Rodolphe University of Liege
Sherif, Mohamed SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Skinner, Frances K. Toronto Western Research Insitute, UHN and Univ Toronto
Terman, David The Ohio State University
Visser, Sid University of Twente
Weaver, Adam Saint Michael's College



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