WTI Integration Conference 2022

January 11, 2022 (online)

Yale researchers convened on January 11, 2022 for virtual talks by WTI faculty about current and future interdisciplinary research to advance the understanding of human cognition. Under the theme of “Integration,” presentations illuminated and fostered collaborative research bridging neuroscience data and theories across scales, techniques, species, and fields.

Integration Agenda

12:30 pm | Welcoming remarks

Nick Turk-Browne, Director of the Wu Tsai Institute and Professor of Psychology

Daniel Colón-Ramos, Associate Director of the Wu Tsai Institute and Dorys McConnell Duberg Professor of Neuroscience and of Cell Biology

John Lafferty, Associate Director of the Wu Tsai Institute and John C. Malone Professor of Statistics and Data Science

Kelley Remole, Managing Director of the Wu Tsai Institute

Session 1: Parallel datasets

Talks describing multi-modal datasets, perhaps ripe for computational translation

Session chair: Phil Corlett

Speakers: Evelyn Lake, Damon Clark, Phil Corlett

1:45 pm | Session 2: Computational approaches

Talks highlighting integrative algorithms and models used in neuroscience and related fields

Session chair: Smita Krishaswamy

Speakers: Michael Nitabach, Steve Zucker, John Murray, David van Dijk, Priya Panda, Abhishek Bhattacharjee

3:35 pm | Session 3: Collaborative opportunities

Talks showcasing an existing study at one level of analysis that could be extended to another level or studies using one technique that could be performed with another technique.

Session chair: Kristen Brennand

Speakers: Jaime Grutzendler, Amy Arnsten, Steve Chang, George Dragoi, Kristen Brennand

Note: Session 3 will not have a live question and answer period after the individual talks. Instead, some speakers have provided individual Zoom links (included below the abstracts) for interested attendees to join immediately following the conference.

4:40 pm | Funding announcement and closing remarks

Nick Turk-Browne

Daniel Colón-Ramos

John Lafferty

Kelley Remole