Date 
Speaker and Title 
September 13 
Eric Salathé,
Department of Mathematics, Lehigh University
Mathematical Modeling of Oxygen Transport to Tissue

September 20 
Nicolas Brunel,
CNRS, Laboratory of Neurophysics and Physiology,
Université Paris 5
Optimal information storage and the distribution of synaptic weights:
experiment vs theory

September 27 
Jonathan D. Drover,
Department of Mathematical Sciences, NJIT
A model of electrically induced phosphenes

October 4* 
Pascale Rabbah,
Department of Biological Sciences, RutgersNewark
Investigation of the intrinsic and synaptic properties of
pacemaker neurons in an oscillatory neural network (Ph.D. Thesis Defense)
*Special time and location: 3:00pm, Aidekman Seminar Room, Rutgers campus

October 11 
Remus Osan,
Department of Biomedical Engineering,
Boston University
Single and multiplespikes traveling wave solutions in integrate and fire neural networks

October 18 
Avraham Soffer,
Department of Mathematics, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
Dynamics of DNA: a new model and some applications

October 25 
TBA (previously announced talk cancelled)

November 1* 
Neuroscience Symposium:
Illuminating the Biological Manuscript:
Imageable Function in Channels, Cells, Circuits, and Cognition
NJIT Campus Center Ballroom, 9:00am5:00pm

November 8 
R. E. Lee DeVille,
Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
Finitesize effects and stochastic resonance

November 17* 
Michael Graupner,
CNRS, Laboratory of Neurophysics and Physiology,
Université Paris 5
Transitions in a bistable model of the calcium/calmodulindependent protein kinase phosphatase system
in response to STDP protocols
*Note special day and location: Thursday 4pm, Cullimore Lecture Hall 3 (1st floor)

November 22 
Previously announced talk cancelled

November 29 
Ernest Barreto,
Department of Physics and Astronomy and the Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study,
George Mason University
Models of Electric Field Modulation of Synchronization and Activity Propagation

December 6 
Esther Stern,
Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
A method for decoding neurophysiological responses to arbitrary spike trains
