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Karel Svoboda: Brain-wide and cell type-specific analysis of neural dynamics

Karel Svoboda
May 12, 2022 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Stanford Neurosciences Building — Gunn Rotunda (E241)

This event is in-person only. To attend, RSVP to Itzel Stephanie Castro-Genao (

15th Annual Eric M. Shooter Lecture presented by the Department of Neurobiology.

A reception will be held from 4:00-5:00pm PT following the talk.

Host: Stephen Baccus


Karel Svoboda

Executive Director, Allen Institute for Neural Dynamics


Dr. Karel Svoboda is the Executive Director of the Allen Institute for Neural Dynamics. Svoboda’s work is at the intersection of neuronal biophysics and cognition, including decision-making and memory. Svoboda is an advocate for open and reproducible science. Svoboda received a PhD from Harvard University in Biophysics (1994). He was a member of technical staff at Bell Laboratories (until 1997), a principal investigator at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (until 2006), and a Group Leader at HHMI’s Janelia Research Campus (until 2021). Svoboda was awarded the Brain Prize from the Lundbeck Foundation (2015). He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences (USA).

Event Sponsor: 
Department of Neurobiology (Hosted by Stephen Baccus)
Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute
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