News

2019

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June 2019

This week many of are in Rome attending the OHBM meeting. We have presentations throughout the week. Aland Astudillo, Alejandro Weinstein, Caroline Lea, David Araya, Grace and Monica Otero are presenting. Come and Join us...

Alejandro Weinstein: Poster Th068, titled "A wearable device for generating
periodic somatosensory stimulation"

Monica Otero: Poster T870, Titled: "Cortical Mechanisms of the persistence of visual alpha entrainment"

Grace: Poster 658, Titled: "Striatal Dopamina in Attentional Inhibition: Too Much, Too Little or Just Enough"

David Araya: Poster w850, Titled: "Modelling the Brain as a Hybrid System: Inferring Functional Connectivity Dynamics with State Space Representations"

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May 2019

The first article from our collaboration with the Instituto Universitario de Neurociencia, La Laguna, Canary Islands, Spain, has now been published in Scientific Reports.

https://doi-org.manchester.idm.oclc.org/10.1038/s41598-019-42908-1

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May 2019

Join us at VSS 2019, St. Pete Beach, Florida, May 17-22. Alejandro Weinstein will present Monica Otero’s award winning poster "Entrainment of brain oscillations persists after the entrainer removal" on Saturday 18th
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March 2019

Congratulations to Lucia Zepeda for gaining a CONICYT masters scholarship. Lucia is completing a masters in Biomedical Engineering, analysing the EEG frequency response to illusionary figures in schizophrenia, in collaboration with the El Salvador Psychiatric hospital in Playa Ancha, Valparaiso.
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March 2019

Congratulations to Monica Otero for winning a Elsevier/Vision Research Travel Award to attend the 2019 Vision Sciences Vision Sciences Society meeting. Monica will present her award winning work on Saturday, May 18, 2019, at the 08:30 12:30 poster session
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January 2019

Fifth Latin American Summer School in Computational Neuroscience. Valparaíso, Chile. January 7-25, 2019.

http://laconeu.cl/

2018

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December 2018

Wael El-Deredy is speaker in work called Dynamics Brain State allocation in health and neurodegeneration”. Annual meeting. Computational modeling of neurodegenration and the aging brain. Havana, Cuba. 2-4 December, 2018.

http://brainmodes2018.cneuro.cu/

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November 2018

XIV Reunión Anual Sociedad Chilena de Neurociencia 2018, Puerto Varas, Chile Noviembre 20-22, 2018.

https://socneurociencia.cl/2018/08/09/xiv-reunion-anual-sociedad-chilena-de-neurociencia-2018/
Wael El-Deredy is speaker in presentation called “Human cortical responses to stress”. Authors: Wael El-Deredy, Alejandro Weinstein, David Gallaghe
Aland Astudillo display poster presentation called Resting-state brain switching dynamics in Parkinson’s Disease”. Authors: Aland Astudillo, Patricio Orio, Wael El-Deredy, Sonja Kotz, Nelson Trujillo-Barreto.
Mónica Otero display poster presentation called “Influence of phase and frecuency of a periodic stimuli in the entrainment of alpha oscillations in the brain”. Authors: Mónica Otero Ferreiro, María José Escobar-Silva, Wael El-Deredy.

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September 2018

Sixth Biennial Conference on Resting State and Brain Connectivity, Montreal, Canada September 26-28, 2018.

http://www.restingstate.com/
David Araya display poster presentation called “The explicit duration modelling of brain connectivity states”. Authors: David Araya, Wael El-Deredy, Nelson Trujillo-Barreto.
Aland Astudillo display poster presentation called “Loss of Resting State EEG switching dynamics at high geographical altitude: Evidence for loss of cognitive flexibility?”. Authors: Aland Astudillo, Alejandro Weinstein, Patricio Orio, José Ignacio Méndez Campos, Nelson Trujillo-Barreto, Wael El-Deredy.