Presentations



3/2017

Embedded Ensemble Encoding: A theory of brain cortex function 

Poster presented at Interagency Modeling and Analysis Group: Multiscale Modeling Meeting, Bethesda, MD.


11/2012

A Unifying Model of the Neocortical Column 4: Morphological Cell Types

Poster presented at Neuroscience 2012, New Orleans, LA.




11/2011

Data-driven computational synthesis of neuronal morphologies.
 

Poster presented at Neuroscience 2011, Washington, DC.


11/2008

Morphologically realistic computational models of rat hindlimb motoneurons and the effects of spinal cord injury. 

Poster presented at Neuroscience 2008, Washington, DC.


05/2008

Modeling motoneurons and the effects of spinal cord injury.

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense at Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.


11/2007

Morphologically realistic computational models of rat hindlimb motoneurons after spinal cord injury. 

Poster presented at Neuroscience 2007San DiegoCA.

 

8/2007

Introduction to Engineers Without Borders at Arizona State University.

My final presentation given at an EWB-ASU Public Meeting, Tempe, AZ.


7/2007

Modeling morphological changes in spinal motoneurons after spinal cord injury to explore changes in electrical behavior

Poster presented at Computational Neuroscience 2007Toronto, Canada.


4/2007

Engineers Without Borders and the Global Futures Initiative.

Presentation given at Global Futures Initiative Advisory Board Meeting, Tempe, AZ.


10/2006

Location and 3D reconstruction of motoneurons innervating gastrocnemius medialis and tibialis anterior in the rat.  

Poster presented at Neuroscience 2006, Atlanta, GA.


12/2005

Modeling neural alterations after spinal cord injury.

Lecture delivered at weekly IGERT Seminar.


02/2005

Combining experimental and computational neuroscience to explore spinal reflexes following spinal cord injury

Lecture presented at IGERT Research Day at Arizona State University.


07/2004

Modeling motoneurons after spinal cord injury: Persistent inward currents and plateau potentials

Poster presented at Computational Neuroscience 2004BaltimoreMD.


02/2004

Modeling motoneurons after spinal cord injury: Persistent inward currents and plateau potentials

Lecture and poster presented at IGERT Research Day at Arizona State University.


05/2001

Three-dimensional non-invasive wound measurement device

Poster presented at Senior Design Project Competition, Harrington Department of Bioengineering at Arizona State University (Third Place Winner).





                            Rat hindlimb motoneurons labeled via intramuscular injection 
                                     of cholera toxin beta subunit conjugated with fluorescent dye                    
  




                                        Left:  Sketch of the first visualization of an isolated motoneuron 
                                                  (Deiters, Braunschweig Vieweg,1865)
                                        Right: Modern photomicrograph of an isolated motoneuron
                                                   (Mazzarello, Nat Cell Bio 1(1),1999)



                            Example of a virtual motoneuron generated by my algorithm using 
                                     cat motoneuron basic properties