August 21, 2020

Since  SfN is cancelled this year due to covid, we decided to connect with Russian-speaking neuroscientists leaving abroad. Over the years of my neuroscience training I got connected to many researchers working in different states of the US as well as different countri...

July 19, 2020

In 1976 the statistician George Box mentioned that all models are wrong, but some are useful. He was right. When we try limit our understanding about the world and express it in the mathematical terms, almost always we would be able to find exceptions. Nevertheless, mo...

July 16, 2020

It is a great pleasure to mentor students at Neuromatch Academy. It is a truly global school teaching the computational neuroscience to the world-wide audience of the next generation of neuroscientists. Today I have participated in teaching of 2 groups of students, who...

June 8, 2020

This is the portrait of Fedor Dostoevsky who suffered from epilepsy. Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fyodor_Dostoevsky


Finally, we have submitted our paper to the journal after 3 years of hard work. It was a long journey with ups and downs, so now it is a good oc...

May 26, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=12PW3j6hcd8

I recently had a chance to participate in an engineering podcast where I had a chance to talk about computational neuroscience. We talked about the brain organization, information coding visual system, models of epilepsy and d...

April 19, 2020

Presentation

During the COVID-19 lock-down I had a chance to talk with school kids about the career in neuroscience. It is always rewarding to see your growing minds and their interest in science and technology. We talked about brain-computer interfaces to help paralyze...

April 9, 2020

 Image source: https://link.springer.com/article/10.3758/s13414-019-01760-1

We recently prepared the manuscript for bioarxiv and submitted to the journal. It took almost 3 years for the whole team to make this work. Here is a little summary of what we found with th...

March 10, 2020

Usually I do not wright about my personal adventures unrelated to neuroscience, but not this time. Last year I have been to Burning Man and during one of my night journeys I have discovered the brain moving in the middle of the desert.

Just the presence of it has trigge...

December 23, 2019

At the end of the year 2019 I had a chance to go back to Russia and give two lectures in St Petersburg and Moscow.

In St Petersburg I met with my first scientific adviser Anton Chizov. He is currently working between Ioffe Institute of Physics and Sechenov Institute of...

November 18, 2019

I have been recently invited to the Sunday school for Russian-speaking school kids in Redmond, Washington. They asked me to give a short lecture about neuroscience research and how is it to work as neuroscientist. It was highly rewarding experience to chat with the kid...

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