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Yuri Dabaghian
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor of Computational and Applied Mathematics
 
e-mail:Yuri.A.Dabaghian@rice.edu
 
Primary Department
   Department of Computational and Applied Mathematics
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Department Affiliations
 
  • Department of Computational and Applied Mathematics
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    Other Affiliations
     
  • Baylor College of Medicine
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    Websites
     Home Page
     
    Research Areas
     Computational topology and geometry, especially as applied to hippocampal spatial map formation and learning; developing new mathematical approaches to analyzing complex biological signals; complexity theory
     
    Selected Publications
     Abstracts
     

    J. de Vito, L. Perotti and Y. Dabaghian, "New Signal Processing Method Reveals
    Discrete Structure of Subcortical EEG," Society for Neuroscience meeting, 751.16/UU15, Washington DC, Nov. 19

     
     Refereed articles
     

    H. Born, Ji-Y. Kim, R. Savjani, P. Das, Y. Dabaghian, Q. Guo, J. Yoo, D. Schuler, J. Cirrito, H. Zheng, T. Golde, J. Noebels and J. Jankowsky, "Genetic suppression of transgenic APP rescues hypersynchronous network activity in a mouse model of AD," J. Neurosci, 34(11), pp. 3826-3840 (2014). (Cited in 4 publications, Journal Impact factor 7.271)

     
     

    M. Arai, V. Brandt and Y. Dabaghian, "The Effects of Theta Precession on Spatial Learning and Simplicial Complex Dynamics in a Topological Model of the Hippocampal Spatial Map," PLoS Comput Biol, 10: e1003651 (2014). (published June 19, no citation data available; Journal Impact factor 4.867)

     
     

    Y. Dabaghian, V. Brandt and L. Frank (2014), "Reconceiving the hippocampal map as a topological template," eLife 10.7554/eLife.03476 (published online Aug. 20, no citation data available; cited by Faculty of 1000 by Howard Eichenbaum; Journal Impact Factor 8.519).

     
     

    M. Arai, V. Brandt and Y. Dabaghian "The effects of theta precession on spatial learning and simplicial complex dynamics in a topological model of the hippocampal spatial map." PLoS Comput Biol (2013) In Revision

     
     

    Y. Dabaghian, F. Mémoli, L. Frank and G. Carlsson (2012) A Topological Paradigm for Hippocampal Spatial Map Formation Using Persistent Homology. PLoS Comput Biol 8(8): e1002581.

     
     Articles
     

    Y. Dabaghian and L. Frank "Topological structure of the hippocampal spatial map."  PNASSubmitted

     
    Presentations
     Conference abstracts
     

    Supervised Russell Milton.  "A topological model for environmental representation by hippocampal place cell activity is robust to synaptic failures." 11th Annual Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience Conference, Houston, TX. (Jan. 31) With Russell Milton

     
     

    Supervised Mamiko Arai.  "A topological model for hippocampal spatial map formation yields insights into spatial learning." 11th Annual Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience Conference, Houston, TX. (Jan. 31) With Mamiko Arai

     
     

    Speaker.  "New signal processing method reveals discrete structure of subcortical EEG." 11th Annual Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience Conference, Houston, TX. (Jan. 31) With L. Perotti

     
     Invited Talks
     

    Invited Speaker.  "The effects of theta precession on spatial learning in topological framework." "Topological Structures in Computational Biology", workshop the Institute for Mathematics and its Applications (IMA), University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. (December 17)

     
     Workshops
     

    Presenter.  "New discrete structure of subcortical EEG." "Rhythms and Oscillations" Workshop at the Mathematical Biology Institute (MBI) , Columbus, OH. (March 18-22)

     
     

    Invited Speaker.  "Topological models of hippocampal spatial memory." invited workshop at CNS conference, Université Paris Descartes, Paris, France. (July 17)

     
    Awards, Prizes, & Fellowships
     W.M. Keck Foundation grant for pioneering research (shared), W.M. Keck Foundation (2012)

    Positions Held
     Member, Society for Neuroscience. (2012 - 2012)