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MIND AND MEMORY: BIOLOGICAL AND DIGITAL – 2014 Dan David Prize Symposium

Reporter: Aviva Lev-Ari, PhD, RN

 

View VIDEO for this Symposium, link provided following the Symposium Agenda

Mind and Memory: Biological and Digital

with the 2014 Dan David Prize Laureates in the Present and Future Time Dimensions

 

Prof. John A. Hardy, Prof. Peter St. George-Hyslop,

Prof. Brenda Milner and

Prof. Marvin Minsky

The symposium will take place on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 8:30 a.m.

The Miriam and Adolfo Smolarz Auditorium, Tel Aviv University

 

Moderators:

Prof. Uri Ashery

Sagol School of Neuroscience

Tel Aviv University

Prof. Nachum Dershowitz

The Blavatnik School of Computer Science

Tel Aviv University

8:30 Gathering

9:00 Greetings

Prof. Yoav Henis

Vice President, Research and Development

Tel Aviv University

HE Mr. Matthew Gould

The British Ambassador to Israel

9:15 Prof. John A. Hardy

University College London, UK

“Whole Genome Analysis and the Pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s Disease”

9:55 Prof. Peter St. George-Hyslop

University of Toronto, Canada

University of Cambridge, UK

“Biochemical Genetics of Alzheimer’s Disease”

10:35 Prof. Danny Michaelson

Sagol School of Neuroscience

and Department of Neurobiology

Tel Aviv University

“Translational Alzheimer’s Disease Research at Tel Aviv University”

10:50 Coffee Break

11:30 Prof. Brenda Milner

McGill University, Canada

“Temporal Lobes and Memory: Looking Back and Looking Forward”

12:10 Dr. Segev Barak

The School of Psychological Sciences

and Sagol School of Neuroscience

Tel Aviv University

“Preventing Relapse in Alcoholism by Memory Erasure:

Neurobiological Mechanisms of Memory Plasticity”

12:25 Lunch Break and Poster Viewing

14:15 Prof. Yael Hanein

School of Electrical Engineering

and Sagol School of Neuroscience

Tel Aviv University

“How Many Neurons Does It Take to Change a Light Bulb?”

14:30 Prof. Lior Wolf

The Blavatnik School of Computer Science

Tel Aviv University

“DeepFace: Closing the Gap to Human-Level Performance in Face Verification”

14:45 Prof. Nathan Intrator

The Blavatnik School of Computer Science

and Sagol School of Neuroscience

Tel Aviv University

“Brain Inspired Computation in the 21st Century”

15:00 Prof. Marvin Minsky

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

“Future Theories of Mind”

15:40 Concluding Remarks

 

VIEW VIDEO

http://dandavidprize.org/media-events/symposia/2014/694-mind-and-memory-biological-and-digital

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