Barchi Library, 140 John Morgan Building
Department of Neuroscience
University of California, San Francisco
Circuit mechanisms of response flexibility in mouse auditory cortex
Responses to sounds are highly dynamic, adapting to changing environmental or cognitive demands both over long and short timescales. An essential locus of this flexibility is the auditory cortex. We combine in vivo and in vitro recordings with computational models to address two questions: How do interactions between the numerous cortical cell types support adaptive changes in sound processing? And what aspects of these interactions are conserved, versus specialized, in the various species used to model human auditory function?
A pizza lunch will be served.