The Gonda Brain Research Colloquium

Where: The seminar takes place at the Gonda Brain Research Center at Bar-Ilan University (see map & directions). 
When: Monday 2PM-3PM weekly during the semester.
For further inquiries, please contact 03-531-7755.

Spring 2017




March 20

Dr. Ofer Feinerman, Dept. of Physics of Complex Systems, Weizmann Inst. Balancing between the individual and the group during ant cooperative transport.

March 27

Dr. Gadi Goelman, Dept. of Medical Biophysics, Hadassah- Hebrew U. Medical Center. Nonlinear coherences among multiple time-series: Use of fMRI data to identify pathways of information flow within the visual system.

April 3

Dr. Hanoch Kaphzan, Dept, of Neurobiology, University of Haifa. Na/K-ATPase  inhibition as a novel therapeutic approach in a neurodevelopmental mice model of Angelman syndrome.

April 10

No seminar Pesach

April 17

No seminar Pesach

April 24

Dr. Yehuda Ben-Shachar, Departments of Biology and Medicine, Washington University .Intrinsic neuronal excitability and the molecular limits of cognition

May 8

Prof. Ivo Spiegel, Dept. of Neurobiology, Weizmann Inst: Dynamic regulation of excitatory-inhibitory ratio and stabilisation of cortical circuits by experience-induced secreted molecules.

May 15

Prof. Carlo Strenger, School of Psychological Sciences, TAU: The fear of insignificance: how globalization affects our self-worth and meaning of life.

May 22

Cognitive Conference 

No Weekly Seminar

May 29

Prof. Yael Stern-Bach, Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Hadassah Medical Scholl, HUJI: Regulation of AMPA-type glutamate receptors by auxiliary proteins.

June 5

Prof. Avihu Klar, Dept. of Medical Neurobiology, Hadassah_Hebrew University Medical School: Characterization of Neuronal Circuits for Coordinated and Skilled Limb Movement.


Dr. Roy Salomon, Gonda Muktidisciplinary Brain Research Center, BIU: "Making Science Great Again" : From replication crisis to open science, how we can improve research.


Mati Joshua, Dept. of Medical Neuorbiology, and ELSC, HUJI: Linking dynamics of neural activity to eye movement planning and execution.

June 26

 Dr. Liad Mudrik, School of Psychological Sciences, TAU: To will or not to will: neural precursors of deliberate and arbitrary decisions.