Casella Prize 2019 – lectio magistralis of Prof. Idan Segev

As the winner of the Casella Prize 2019, Prof. Idan Segev will give the lectio magistralis entitled “Brain in the computer: what did I learn from simulating the brain” at Collegio Borromeo – University of Pavia (Piazza Collegio Borromeo, 9 – Pavia), on May, 22nd 2019 at 9pm.

Prof. Idan Segev is the David & Inez Myers Professor in Computational Neuroscience and head of the Department of Neurobiology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His research team utilizes computational tools, ranging from cable theory to compartmental modeling to statistical methods and information theory, to study how neurons – the elementary microchips of the brain – compute and dynamically adapt to our ever-changing environment.

More details on the event can be found at the following link: