Ulises Pereira

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About me

I am a Swartz Fellow in Theoretical Neuroscience at the Center of Neural Science at New York University. I develop neuronal network models for cognitive processes.

Publications

  1. X.-J. Wang, U. Pereira, M.G.P. Rosa, and H. Kennedy. Brain connectomes come of age. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 2020 [paper]
  2. M. Gillett, U. Pereira and N. Brunel. Characteristics of sequential activity in networks with temporally asymmetric Hebbian learning. PNAS, 2020 [paper][code]
  3. U. Pereira and N. Brunel. Unsupervised learning of persistent and sequential activity. Frontiers in computational neuroscience, 13:97, 2020 [paper][code]
  4. J. Vera, U. Pereira, B. Reynaert, J. Bacigalupo, and M. Sanhueza. Modulation of frequency preference in heterogeneous populations of theta-resonant neurons. Neuroscience, 426:13–32, 2020 [paper]
  5. U. Pereira and N. Brunel. Attractor dynamics in networks with learning rules inferred from in vivo data. Neuron, 99(1):227–238, 2018 [paper][code]
  6. U. Pereira, P. Coullet, and E. Tirapegui. The bogdanov–takens normal form: A minimal model for single neuron dynamics. Entropy, 17(12):7859–7874, 2015 [paper]
  7. J. Vera, M. Pezzoli, U. Pereira, J. Bacigalupo, and M. Sanhueza. Electricalresonance in the θ frequency range in olfactory amygdala neurons. PLoS One, 9(1):e85826, 2014 [paper]

Preprints

  1. S. Recanatesi*, U. Pereira*, M. Murakami, Z. Mainen, L. Mazzucato. Metastable attractors explain the variable timing of stable behavioral action sequences. Under review. [bioRxiv]
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Refereed conference abstracts

  1. S. Recanatesi*, U. Pereira*, M. Murakami, Z. Mainen, L. Mazzucato. Metastable attractors in secondary motor cortex underlie self-initiated behavior. COSYNE poster presentation. Denver, EEUU. February, 2020.
  2. M. Gillett, U. Pereira, and N. Brunel. Unsupervised learning of sequential activity with temporally asymmetric Hebbian learning rules. COSYNE poster presentation. Denver, EEUU. February 2018.
  3. U. Pereira and N. Brunel. Optimal Unsupervised Hebbian Learning Rules For Attractor Neural Networks. COSYNE poster presentation. Salt Lake City, EEUU. February 2017.
  4. U. Pereira and N. Brunel. Unsupervised Learning of Persistent and Sequential Activity. COSYNE poster presentation. Salt Lake City, EEUU. February 2016.
  5. D. Contreras, U. Pereira, V.C. Hernandez, B. Reynaert, J.-C. Letelier. A loop conjecture for metabolic closure. In ECAL 2011 (pp. 176-183). [paper]
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Contact

You can contact me writing to upo201[at]nyu.edu.