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  • Sept. 14, 2022: three papers are accepted at NeurIPS 2022.
    1) Translation-equivariant Representation in Recurrent Networks with a Continuous Manifold of Attractors.
    2) Oscillatory Tracking of Continuous Attractor Neural Networks Account for Phase Precession and
      Procession of Hippocampal Place Cells.
    3) Adaptation Accelerating Sampling-based Bayesian Inference in Attractor Neural Networks.

  • Sept. 1, 2022: Welcome Xiangyu Ma visit our lab from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

  • July. 1, 2022: Welcome Eryn Sale join our lab!

  • Jan. 26, 2022: new bioRxiv preprint "Sampling-based Bayesian inference in recurrent circuits of stochastic spiking neurons". [Link]

  • Dec. 21, 2021: Hello World! The first news from the brand new website of Zhang's CNL at UT Southwestern.

  • Nov. 1, 2021: The Zhang lab of computational neuroscience (CNL) opened at UT Southwestern.

  • I will join UT Southwestern Medical Center, Bioinformatics Department and Peter O'Donnell Jr Brain Institute as an assistant professor since November 1, 2021.

  • Oct 9, 2020: I am going to move to University of Chicago, Department of Neurobiology and Grossman Center for Quantitative Biology and Human Behavior, with my current supervisor Prof. Brent Doiron.

  • July 22, 2020: my recent manuscript "Distributed Sampling-based Bayesian Inference in Coupled Neural Circuits" appears on bioRxiv 2020. [Link]

  • Apr 26, 2020: give an online talk "A Normative Theory of Causal Inference in Neural Circuits" in NeuroChat (in Chinese). [Video

  • Mar 31, 2020: give an online talk "A Normative Theory of Causal Inference in Neural Circuits" in NeuroMatch (an online conference in computational neuroscience).

  • Jan 12, 2020: two abstracts are accepted by Cosyne 2020.                                                                                               "Stimulus representation and inference by recurrently coupled neuronal populations."

       "Emergence of opposite neurons in a circuit for multisensory processing."

  • Nov 27, 2019: give a talk entitled as "Information Integration, Segregation and Causal Inference in Neural Circuits" at Chinese Institute for Brain Research, Beijing, China.

  • Nov 5, 2019: poster presentation "Stimulus Representation and Stochastic Inference in Recurrent Circuit based Neural Population Codes" at Howard Hugh Medical Institute, Janelia Farm Research Campus.

  • Sept 3, 2019: my paper about "A Normative Theory for Causal Inference and Bayes Factor Computation in Neural Circuits" is accepted by NeurIPS 2019.

  • May 22, 2019: my paper about "Complementary Congruent and Opposite Neurons Achieve Concurrent Multisensory Integration and Segregation." is accepted by eLife.

  • Apr 2, 2019: receive the travel award of the Sackler Colloquium "The Brain Produces Mind by Modeling'', which will be held at Beckman Center of the National Academies of Sciences, Irvine, CA, May 1-3, 2019.

  • Jan 13, 2019: abstract "An egocentric view of neuronal noise correlation" is accepted by Cosyne 2019.

  • Nov 13, 2018: Give a talk entitled as "Toward a Complete Theory of Multisensory Processing in the Brain" in the workshop "Neural Coding, Sensing and Navigation" at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

  • Oct 11, 2018: Give a talk entitled as "Information-augmenting correlation" at Houston NeuroNex Trainee Theory Workshop at Houston.

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