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Seminars and Presentations


Invited Speakers


2009

  • DiAnna Hynds, PhD, Texas Woman’s University
    “Patterns of Rho and Rac Activation: Implications for Axon Regeneration”
    Location and Time: SCOB 152, Nov. 4, 2009, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm [pdf]
  • John Jeka, PhD, University of Maryland
    “Multisensory Fusion and Human Balance Control”
    Location and Time: SCOB 150, Sept. 11, 2009, 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm [pdf]
  • Brett Swanson, PhD, Cochlear Ltd., Sydney, Australia
    “Challenges in cochlear implant sound perception”
    Location and Time: ISTB1 227, July 10, 2009, 9:30 am – 10:30 am [pdf]
    [podcast 1] [podcast 2]
  • Malathi Srivatsan, PhD, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, Arkansas
    Nanomaterials and Neuroregeneration”
    Location and Time: ISTB1 227, Mar. 23, 2009, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm [pdf]

2008

  • Allison Okamura, PhD, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
    “Haptics in Medical Robotics: Surgery, Simulation, and Rehabiliation”
    Location and Time: ERC 490, Oct. 21st, 2008, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm [pdf]
  • Eric Hartman, President of customKYnetics, Inc.
    "Laboratory to Clinic... Commercialization of a Rehabilitation Engineering Device: A Perspective from the Trenches"
    Location and Time: SCOB 150, Oct. 17, 2008, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
  • Eric Pohlmeyer, PhD, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
    “A brain-machine interface for regaining control of a paralyzed arm: A primate model of cortically controlled functional electrical stimulation”
    Location and Time: ISTB1 227, Aug. 19, 2008, 10:00 am – 11:00 am [pdf]
  • Jean-Marc Fellous, PhD, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
    "Is it time for spikes? Precision and reliability of the neural code"
    Location and Time: ASU, ECG Bldg. Rm 237, April 4, 2008, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm [pdf]
  • Douglas J Weber, PhD, University of Pittsburg, PA
    "Neural Interfaces for Somatosensory Feedback"
    Location and Time: ASU, ISTB1 227, March 28, 2008, 9:30 am - 10:30 am [pdf]
  • John Rinzel, PhD, Courant Institute, NYU
    "Dynamics of Perceptual Bistability"
    Location and Time: ASU, Coor L1-20, Feb 21, 2008, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm [pdf]
  • Sharmila Venugopal, Ohio State University
    "Neural Mechanisms Underlying a Brainstem Substrate Guiding Taste-induced Rhythmic Motor Behaviors"
    Location and Time: ASU SCOB 152, Feb 1, 2008, 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm [pdf]

2007

  • Fatah Nahab, MD, Loma Linda University, CA
    "The Role of Volition in Movement Disorders"
    Location and Time: ASU ERC 490, Dec. 12, 2007, 9:30 am – 10:30 am [pdf]
  • Tariq Ahmed, PhD, UMIST, Manchester, UK
    "The spatial and temporal dynamics of the cAMP-specific phosphodiesterase PDE4B isoforms during late-LTP"
    Location and Time: ASU, ISTB1 227, Nov. 9. 2007, 9:30 am – 10:30 am [pdf]
  • Gina Poe, University of Michigan
    "Sleep is for unfinished business: Cellular and behavioral evidence that sleep serves synaptic remodeling for memory consolidation"
    Location and time: ASU, The Biodesign Auditorium, Oct. 23, 2007, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm [pdf]
  • George Wittenberg, MD, PhD, Geriatrics Research, Education, and Clinical Center VA Maryland and Department of Neurology, University of Maryland, Baltimore
    "Neurobiological Approaches to Motor Recovery & Rehabilitation After Stroke and Cerebral Palsy"
    Location and Time: The Biodesign Auditorium, June 25, 2007, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm [pdf]
  • Eugee Izhikevich, PHD, The Neurosceince Institute, San Diego
    "Simulating Large-Scale Model of the Human Brain"
    Location and Time: The Biodesign Auditorium, April 13, 2007, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm [pdf]
  • Nancy Kopell, Member National Academy of Sciences, W.G. Aurelio Professor of Mathematics and Statistics. Co-Director, Center for BioDynamics and Program in Mathematical and Computational Neuroscience, Boston University
    "Multiple Rhythms and Switches in the Nervous System"
    Location and Time: Carson Ballroom, Old Main, ASU, Tempe, Arizona, March 9, 2007, 3:40pm. Click here for more information

2006

  • Denise Campagnolo, MD, Barrows Neurological Institute
    "Autonomic Dysreflexia"
    Location and Time: McCauley Office Bldg, 500 W Thomas Rd, Suite 720, September 21, 2006, 3:30 - 4:30 PM
    Please review the material from the PVA booklet on Autonomic Dysreflexia (copies available in the UC lab)
  • Seung-Jae Kim, PhD, University of Utah
    "Neuronal Responses in Cat Primary Auditory Cortex to Acoustic and Direct Intraneural Auditory Nerve Stimulation"
    Location and Time: Biodesign Institute, Room 350, BLDG A, June 21, 2006, 9:30AM - 10:30AM [pdf]
  • Edelle Carmen Field-Fote, PhD, PT
    "Practice-Dependent Plasticity of Cortical and Spinal Mechanisms Following SCI: Promoting Optimal Upper and Lower Extremity Function"
    Location and Time: Biodesign Institute Auditorium, Bldg B, March 17, 2006, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM [pdf]

ANS Presenters


2009

  • Oliver Graudejus, PhD
    2nd International Workshop on Flexible and Stretchable Electronics (Keynote Speaker - Invited)
    Leuven (Belgium), Nov. 16-18, 2009 [pdf]
  • Ranu Jung, PhD and James Abbas, PhD
    “Adaptive Biomimetic Technology to Promote Neural Adaptation”
    Location and Time: Tempe, AZ, July 30, 2009 [pdf]
  • Oliver Graudejus, PhD
    "The Critical Strain of Elastomeric Metal Interconnects", (Contributed Talk)
    Material Research Society Spring Meeting
    San Francisco, CA, Apr. 13-17, 2009 Read more
  • Oliver Graudejus, PhD
    "Biomedical Applications of Stretchable Microelectrode Arrays" (Contributed Talk)
    Innovation Forum, Princeton, NJ, Apr. 2, 2009 Read more
  • Oliver Graudejus, PhD
    "Tissue-Like Electronic Interfaces"
    6th Annual NJ Biomedical Engineering Showcase (Keynote Speaker - Invited)
    New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ, Mar. 13, 2009 Read more
  • James Abbas, PhD
    “Neuromorphic Design of Adaptive Systems for Neuromotor Rehabilitation”
    University of Florida, Feb. 24, 2009 Read more
  • James Abbas, PhD
    “Personalized Technology for Neuromotor Therapy”
    University of Florida, Feb. 25, 2009 Read more

2008

  • Ranu Jung, PhD
    “Promoting Neuroplasticity”
    National Brain Research Center, Manesar, Gurgaon, Haryana, India, Dec. 18, 2008 Read more
  • Ranu Jung, PhD
    “Pervasive Health Monitoring”
    International Congress on Pervasive Computing and Management
    Delhi, India, December 14, 2008. (Speaker and Panel member) Read More
  • Oliver Graudejus, PhD
    “Stretchable Microelectrodes for Biomedical Applications” [pdf]
    ASU, SCOB 150 on Nov. 7, 2008.
  • James Abbas, PhD
    "Adaptive Biomimetic Technology to Promoting Neural Adaptation"
    BMS/BMI Seminar Series, Phoenix, AZ Oct.23, 2008. [pdf]
  • James Abbas, PhD
    "Promoting Neural Adaptation using Adaptive Technology"
    NAU, Flagstaff, CA. Oct.3, 2008 [pdf]
  • James Abbas, PhD
    “Neuromorphogenic Adaptation”, presented at Institute for Neuromorphic Engineering 15th Annual Workshop
    Telluride, CO, July 2008 read more
  • Drs. Ranu Jung, Sharon Crook and Joe Graham
    Annual CRCNS P.I. meeting in LA, CA. on June 1-4, 2008.
  • Sharon Crook, PhD
    Modeling activity-dependent changes in dendritic spine structure,
    Frontiers in Applied and Computational Mathematics, NJIT, Newark, New Jersey. May 19-21, 2008.
  • Ranu Jung, PhD
    "Neurotechnology for making neural circuits functional"
    Twelfth International Conference on Cognitive and Neural Systems (12th ICCNS), Boston University, Boston, MA. May 13, 2008.
  • Sharon Crook, PhD
    "Modeling activity-dependent changes in dendritic spine structure"
    University of Utah Mathematical Biology Seminar, Salt Lake City, Utah. April 16, 2008.
  • Ranu Jung, PhD
    "Adaptive neurotechnology for making neural circuits functional"
    2008 APS Annual March Meeting, New Orleans, LA. March 14, 2008.
  • James Abbas, PhD
    “Adaptive Neural Systems”, presented at the 3rd International Conference on Body Area Networks
    Tempe, AZ, March, 2008
  • Ranu Jung, PhD
    "Neurotechnology for making neural circuits functional"
    2nd Annual ASU-BNI Neuroscience Symposium, Tempe, AZ. February 16, 2008.

2007

  • James J. Abbas, PhD
    "Advances in neuromotor therapy after spinal cord injury"
    8th Educational Conference of the Arizona Spinal Cord Injury Association, Phoenix, AZ. Oct 26, 2007.
  • Ranu Jung, PhD
    "Synergistic Learning: Adaptive Neurotechnology for Promoting Neuroplasticity"
    University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. November 30, 2007.
  • James J. Abbas, PhD
    "Personalized neuromuscular electrical stimulation for exercise or neuromotor therapy"
    30th Annual Meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine, Harrisburg, PA. Nov. 2, 2007.
  • Ranu Jung, PhD
    Introductory lecture at the "Neuro-Machine Interfaces: Integrating Biology and Technology to Develop Functionally Relevant Devices" Workshop
    16th Annual Computational Neuroscience Meeting, Toronto, Canada. July 12, 2007.
  • James Abbas, PhD
    "Neuromorphic Design of Smart Prosthetic and Therapeutic Systems"
    Institute for Neuromorphic Engineering 14th Annual Workshop, Telluride, CO. July 14, 2007.
  • Ranu Jung, PhD
    "Co-Adaptive (Synergistic) Learning", position statement presentation and participation at the"Future Challenges in Science and Engineering of Learning" workshop
    Directorate for Social, Behavioral & Economic Sciences, National Science Foundation, Washington DC. July 23-25, 2007.
  • Devin Jindrich, PhD
    "Mechanics of Bipedal Running Turns"
    American Society of Biomechanics Annual Meeting, Stanford, CA. August 23, 2007.
  • James Abbas, PhD
    "Neural Engineering: Neural Prostheses & Rehabilitation"
    BMES Society, Los Angeles, CA. September 28, 2007.
  • James Abbas, PhD
    "Improving neuromotor function after incomplete spinal cord injury "
    Neurorehabilitation Unit, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ. September 2007.
  • Ranu Jung, PhD
    "Making Neural Circuits Functional"
    The Nobel Institute for Neurophysiology, Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden, June 15, 2007.
  • Ranu Jung, PhD
    "Neuromorphic Engineering: Cognitive and Behaving Systems- Applications"
    2007 Neuromorphic Spring Meeting, Porto Conte Ricerche, Tramariglio, Italy. April 14th, 2007.
  • Ranu Jung, PhD
    "Technology to make neural circuits functional"
    The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society - Phoenix Chapter, Tempe, AZ. LL10 ASU. February 15th, 2007, 5:30-7:00 pm.

2006

  • Narayanan Krishnamurthi, PhD and Alison Sitek, MS
    "Deep Brain Stimulation as a Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease"
    (Lecture as a part of a course on neurological disorders for physical therapy students)
    Arizona School of Health Sciences, Mesa, AZ. November 2, 2006.
  • Ranu Jung, PhD
    "Designing Adaptive Engineered Systems… To Promote Adaptation in Neural Systems"
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Yamaguchi University, Hofu, Japan. September 16, 2006.
  • Ranu Jung, PhD
    "Hindlimb neuromuscular stimulation therapy after thoracic contusion injury promotes locomtor recovery"
    Oral presentation, Thursday, September 14, 11:35 am Session 4: FES as Treatment Tool for SCI
    R. Jung, A. Belanger, T. Kanchiku, J. Lynskey, M. Mukherjee, D. Hagner, J.J. Abbas
    11th Annual Conference of the International Functional Electrical Stimulation Society, Miyagi-Zhao, Japan.
    Proceedings available online: www.ifess.org
  • Ranu Jung, PhD
    "SAIF - A new Small Animal Imaging Facility at ASU"
    Sensor, Signal and Information Processing Workshop on "New Applications of Signal Processing in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)" at ASU"
    April 28, 2006.

2005

  • Ranu Jung, PhD
    "Making Neural Circuits Functional"
    University of Arizona, Bioengineering, Tuscon, AZ. October 3, 2005.
  • Ranu Jung, PhD
    "Making Spinal Circuits Functional: Influence of the brain and periphery in the control of locomotion"
    The Institute of Neuromorphic Engineering, Univ. Maryland and the Institute of Neuroinformatics ETH-Zurich joint workshop on "Processing and Generation of Temporal Signals in Neural and Neuromorphic Systems", Zurich, Switzerland. August 23, 2005.
  • Ranu Jung, PhD
    "Functional Motor Recovery after Spinal Cord Injury"
    University of Arizona, Physiological Sciences Interdisciplinary Program, Tuscon, AZ. May 6, 2005.
  • James Lynskey, PhD, PT
    "Strategies to Promote Anatomical Plasticity and Functional Recovery after Spinal Cord Injury: From basic science to bedside"
    Arizona Physical Therapy Association Spring Conference, Phoenix, AZ. April 24, 2005.
  • Ranu Jung, PhD
    "Bioengineering"
    Arizona Bio-EXPO 2005, Phoenix, AZ. March 29, 2005.
 

 

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