Lab News
    • (future) Feb 9, 2017: Upcoming 4-talk session: Albert MV, Ramkumar P, Zhao A, Yanar J (2017) "Applications of Independent Components Analysis (ICA) in signal processing, engineering, and sensory neuroscience" ChiPy (Chicago Python group meeting)
    • Dec 15, 2016: Published! Orendorff EE, Kalesinskas L, Palumbo RT and Albert MV (2016). Bayesian Analysis of Perceived Eye Level. Front. in Computational Neuroscience 10:135. doi:10.3389/fncom.2016.00135 [site]
    • Oct 25, 2016: Dr. Albert presents "In defense of modeling in neuroscience" at the Neuroscience seminar. 4pm Cuneo Hall 109 [gSlides]
    • Oct 15, 2016: The lab (Ilona, Anne, Mary, Suzanne) ran the "brain geography" demo representing computational neuroscience at the Science Works event at the Museum of Science and Industry
    • Sep 5, 2016: Elaine Orendorff's paper "Bayesian analysis of perceived eye level" has been submitted to Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience (under revision now)
    • Apr 18, 2016: Elaine Orendorff's poster presentation "Bayesian analysis of perceived eye-level" at Loyola's "weekend of excellence"
    • Dec 17, 2015: The brain geography mini-course has been published on e-commons
    • Nov 3, 2015: Neuroscience Seminar presentation by Dr. Albert: “Deep Learning: a modern, powerful convergence of machine learning and neural processing” 
    • Oct 22, 2015: Upcoming talk by Arun Jayaraman from the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, hosted by Computer Science for LUC's science week: "Rehabilitation Robotics: From Science Fiction to Everyday Life" (4:30pm, LSB 142)
    • Oct 17-21, 2015: Society for Neuroscience conference in Chicago with nine students presenting four posters.
      • Saturday, Oct 17, 1-5pm (poster CC61) - Mary Makarious and Griffin Moe: "Mobile app for interactive demonstration of efficient visual and auditory neural codes"
      • Monday, Oct 19, 8-12pm (poster U11) - Elaine Orendorff, Robert Palumbo: "Bayesian analysis of perceived eye level"
      • Wednesday, Oct 21, 1-5pm (poster A61) - Isaac Adorno, Gordon Kratz, Anthony Oakley: "Ecologically relevant scoring of binocular receptive field development by innate learning"
      • Wednesday, Oct 21, 1-5pm (poster DD29) - Irina Rabkina and Lailson Nogueira: "Real-time activity recognition graphical front-end display with semi-supervised labeling assistance"
    • June 27, 2015: Griffin Moe and Mary Makarious's poster "Mobile app for interactive demonstration of efficient visual and auditory neural codes" has been accepted to SfN 2015
    • June 25, 2015: Isaac Adorno's poster "Ecologically relevant scoring of binocular receptive field development by innate learning" has been accepted to SfN 2015
    • June 24, 2015: Elaine Orendorff and Robert Palumbo's poster "Bayesian analysis of perceived eye level" has been accepted to SfN 2015
    • June 5, 2015: Students Mary Makarious and Suzanne Greenwood present their progress on "Demonstration of Efficient Visual and Auditory Coding" at the LUC FYRE presentation day.
    • May 11-15, 2015: Dr. Albert taught a 20 hours lecture series "From Machine Learning to Human Learning: leveraging applied computational strategies to understand human cognition", funded through the social and cognitive neuroscience lab (angliotilab.org)
    • January 2015: Computational Neuroscience course now offered at Loyola's lake shore campus this semester.
    • September 16, 2014: Dr. Albert presents “Computational Neuroscience: why it is a necessary toolset for understanding the brain” at the LUC neuroscience seminar
    • April 30, 2014: See Gordon Kratz’s talk on his funded summer research effort “Binocular depth perception scoring for visual development models” at the CS research presentations
    • April 14, 2014: Math Colloquium talk by Dr. Albert: “How to Derive a Brain: efficient coding in sensory neuroscience”
    • April 10, 2014: CIT grant accepted for Loyola’s Summer Research Experience in Neuroscience – proposed by Toby Dye and Robert Morrison for Summer 2015
    • April 7, 2014: Congrats to Gordon Kratz for receiving the Provost Fellowship for his project “Augmented depth perception as a behaviorally-relevant metric for the innate learning paradigm”
    • Nov 12, 2013: Society for Neuroscience 2013 poster presentation: Mobility in PD improved through dance.
    • Nov 6, 2013: Biology seminar: “Innate learning models of LGN/V1 spontaneous activity” (11:30am, location: TBD)
    • Sep 3, 2013: Neuroscience seminar: “Innate learning in early visual development” (4pm, Cuneo 109)
    • Dec 6, 2012: Oculomotor adaptation paper published in Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience. [pdf]
    • Nov 15, 2011: Presentation accepted for Neuroscience 2011 Using the statistics of binocular images to model spontaneous activity in the developing visual system [abstract]