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Past Lectures

Keynote Lectures

INTERNATIONAL : 
2017
Asia-Pacific Conference on Vision - Tainan City - Taiwan
Symposium: “A New World in Vision Research: The Common Marmoset”.
“The role of feedback in early visual processing”.

2013
Brazilian Society for Neuroscience Meeting
Symposium: “Neuroscience in non-human primates”
“Corticocortical connections in the primate visual cortex: structure and function”

2005
European Conference for Visual Perception (ECVP) - La Coruna - Spain
Symposium: “Recent discoveries on receptive field structure”.
“The contribution of feedforward, lateral and feedback connections to the classical receptive field center and extra-classical receptive field surround of primate V1 neurons”.

2000
European Neuroscience Meeting - Brighton - UK
Workshop: “Spatial factors in visual cortex function”.
“Anatomical scale and patterning of intra-areal lateral connections and extrastriate feedback connections within area V1 of macaque monkey: relationships to physiologically measured classical receptive fields and surround fields.”

1998
European Winter Conference on Brain Research - Les Arc - France
Symposium: “Plasticity after lesions to the visual system”.
“Rewiring the brain: role of afferents and targets in the generation of specific and patterned connections”.
 

NATIONAL :
ARVO, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Minisymposium: “Primate retina and Visual Brain”
“Organization and function of feedback connections in early visual processing”. 

2009
Cosyne, Salt Lake City - Utah - USA
Workshop: “The role of spatial context in biological and computational vision”.
“Contextual effects in primary visual cortex: pathways and mechanisms”.

2008
Spring Brain Conference, Palm Spring - CA - USA
“Contextual effects in primary visual cortex: pathways and mechanisms”.

2007
Society for Neuroscience Meeting, San Diego CA - USA
Minisymposium: “Mechanisms and functions of visual signals from beyond the classical receptive field in primary visual cortex.”
“The “near” and “far” surround of macaque V1 neurons: the role of feedforward and intracortical connections”.

INVITED MEETING PRESENTATIONS

INTERNATIONAL :
2017
Ernst Strüngmann Institute (ESI) for Neuroscience, and Max Planck Society, Frankfurt - Germany
ESIsync Conference “Principles of structural and functional brain connectivity"

2008
European Summer School
“Visual Neuroscience: from spikes to awareness” - Hessia - Germany

2008
Delmenhorst, Germany
Workshop on: “Aspects of adaptive cortex dynamics”.
“The role of feedback in shaping the extra-classical receptive field of visual cortical neurons: models and experiments”.

2006
Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa - Italy
Workshop: “Neuromathematics of vision”.
“The role of feedback in shaping the extra-classical receptive field of visual cortical neurons: models and experiments”.

2004
Italian Academy of Science, Bologna - Italy
Workshop: “From Neuroscience to Phenomenology. Mathematical models of visual perception”
“Spatial and functional organization of lateral, feedforward and feedback pathways in the primate visual cortex”.

2004
Isle of Mull, Scotland - U.K.
Workshop on: “New perspectives on visual cortex”
“Spatial and functional organization of feedforward and feedback pathways in the primate visual cortex”.

1999
Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe - NM - USA
Workshop: “Understanding the Visual Cortex”.
“Anatomical scales of intra-areal lateral connections and feedback fields from extrastriate cortex: possible spatial relationships to physiological measures of receptive field size and modulatory field surround”.


NATIONAL :
2018
San Diego, CA, USA
Systems Neurobiology Laboratory, Salk Institute 

2017
Washington, DC, US
Marmoset Social, Soc for Neuroscience Meeting

2015

UC Berkeley, Kavli Foundation, MSRI, Redwood Center, CA - USA
Workshop: “Theory of Neural Computation”.

2011
Los Alamos International Laboratories, New Mexico - USA
Workshop: Grand Challenges in Neural Computations II: Neuromimetic processing and Synthetic Cognition”.
“Circuits for contextual integration in primary visual cortex”

2009
Janelia Farm, Ashburn VA, USA
Howard Hughes Medical Institute, JFRC Conference: “Computations in Neocortical Circuits: What does the Cortex do?”
“Anatomical circuits for classical and extra-classical receptive field interactions in macaque V1”.

2007
Mathematical Biology Institute, Ohio State University, OH - USA
Workshop on: “Information processing in the visual system”.
“Cortical circuits for classical and extra-classical receptive field interactions and the role of feedback in the primate visual cortex.”

2003
The Redwood Neuroscience Institute, Palo Alto, CA - USA
Workshop on: “Inference and prediction in neocortical circuits”.
"Anatomical substrates for functional responses of neurons in the primate visual cerebral cortex"

INVITED/VISITING PROFESSOR PRESENTATIONS


INTERNATIONAL :
2018 Dept of Neurobiology, Duke University, USA
2015
Dept of Human Physiology, Medical School, University of Rome “La Sapienza” - Italy
2013
Dept. of Morphology, Autonoma University Medical School, Madrid - Spain
2010
Dept of Physiology, Anatomy & Genetics, Oxford University - UK
2010
Institute of Neuroscience, University of Newcastle - U.K.
2010
Low Temperature Laboratory, Helsinki University of Technology - Finland
2010
Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Amsterdam - Netherlands
2008
Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London - U.K.
2000
Centre de Recherche Cervau et Cognition, CNRS, Toulouse - France
2000
Neural Information Processing Group. Technische Universität Berlin - Germany
1999
Dept. of Mathematics, University of Chicago, IL - USA
1998
Dept. of Physiology, National Research Center (CNR), Pisa - Italy
1998
University Laboratory of Physiology, Oxford University - U.K.

NATIONAL :
2017
Center for Perceptual Systems, UT Austin - USA
2016
Dept. of Biological Sciences, SUNY, NY - USA
2016
Dept. of Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh - USA
2013
Dept of Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania - USA
2010
Dept of Neurobiology & Anatomy, Boston University, MA - USA
2009
“Oxyopia” Vision Seminar Series, UC Berkeley, CA - USA
2007
Distinguished Speaker Interdisciplinary Seminar Series, North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC - USA
2005
Bodian Seminar Series, Brain and Mind Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore MD - USA
2003
The Courant Institute, New York University, NY - USA
2003
Center for computational biology, Dept. of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Montana State University, Bozeman - MN - USA
2002
The Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute, San Francisco - CA - USA