Here information regarding the already enrolled EuroSPIN students is presented. The PhD projects and mobility plans are summarized. The first students arrived in August/September 2010, another cohort came in 2011.
Ekaterina Brocke. Tool development for multi-scale simulations (Jeanette Hellgren Kotaleski and Mikael Djurfeldt, KTH; Upinder Bhalla, NCBS Bangalore).
Maria Shippi. Schemas and systems memory consolidation: Using both biological experiments and mathematical models to identify the dialogue between cortical regions and hippocampus during encoding and consolidation of memories (Mark van Rossum, Univ. Edinburgh; Anders Lansner, KTH).
Jyotika Bahuguna. Dynamics of large-scale models of basal ganglia (Arvind Kumar, Univ. Freiburg; Jeanette Hellgren Kotaleski, KTH).
Miha Pelko. Synaptic integration of neuronal input in realistic neurons in in-vivo environments (Mark van Rossum, Univ. Edinburgh; Clements Boucsein, Univ. Freiburg).
Philip Tully. Dynamic phenomena in large networks (Anders Lansner, KTH; Matthias Henning, Univ. Edinburgh).Related research: and a
Carlos Toledo-Suárez. Interaction of learning strategies in the basal ganglia (Abigail Morrison, Univ. Freiburg; Örjan Ekeberg, KTH).
Jens-Oliver Muthmann. Multiscale modelling of homeostatic processes (Upinder Bhalla, NCBS Bangalore; Matthias Henning, Univ. Edinburgh).
Jovana Belic. Investigating avalanche-like activity in cortico-striatal networks (Jeanette Hellgren Kotaleski, KTH; Abigail Morrison, Univ. Freiburg).
Jan Pieczkowski. [Project title to be confirmed] (Jeanette Hellgren Kotaleski, KTH; Mark van Rossum, Univ. Edinburgh).
Yann Sweeney. Homeostatic mechanisms--Investigations using modeling (Matthias Hennig, Univ. Edinburgh; Jeanette Hellgren Kotaleski, KTH).
Frances Vega. The role of miRNA and RNA editing in neural development (Yamuna Krishnan, NCBS Bangalore; Jens Lagergren, KTH).
Simachew Mengiste. Mathematical analysis of activity in subcortical systems (Arvind Kumar, Univ. Freiburg; Jeanette Hellgren Kotaleski, KTH).
Renato Farinha Duarte. On the neuronal implementation of structured sequence processing (Abigail Morrison, Univ. Freiburg; Peggy Series, Univ. Edinburgh).
Sayyed Auwn Muhammad. Protein and domain evolution important to key brain cell types and complexes (Jens Lagergren, KTH/Univ. Freiburg; Ramanthan Sowdhamini, NCBS Bangalore).
Stojan Jovanovic. Higher-order correlations among spiking neurons induced by network structure (Univ. Freiburg; KTH)
Marko Filipovic. The role of dichotomous properties of D1 and D2 medium spiny neurons for the dynamics and function of the striatum (Univ. Freiburg; KTH)
Anu G. Nair. [Project to be confirmed] (KTH; NCBS Bangalore; Univ. Edinburgh)
Dinesh Natesan. Characterization and Modeling of neural circuits that integrate visual and mechanosensory information in the antennal motor system in hawk moths (NCBS Bangalore; KTH)
Guan Wang. [Project to be confirmed] (NCBS Bangalore; Univ. Edinburgh; KTH)
Sander Keemink. The underlying mechanisms and functional role of center-surround interactions in the visual cortex (Univ. Edinburgh; Univ. Freiburg)