Columbia University Medical Center

DEPARTMENT OF NEUROSCIENCE

Ashok Litwin-Kumar, PhD

Ashok Litwin-Kumar, PhD
  • Department of Neuroscience
  • Assistant Professor of Neuroscience (in the Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute)

Principal Investigator at Columbia's Zuckerman Institute

Lab Locations

Jerome L. Greene Science Center

3227 Broadway
L6-077
New York, NY 10027

Phone:
(212) 853-1832
Email:
ak3625@columbia.edu

Lab Website

Research Interests

Theoretical neuroscience
Systems and circuits
Neurobiology of Learning and Memory
Machine learning and artificial intelligence

Lab Members

Publications

K. Eichler*, F. Li*, A. Litwin-Kumar* (*equal contribution), Y. Park, I. Andrade, C. M. Schneider-Mizell, T. Saumweber, A. Huser, C. Eschbach, B. Gerber, R. D. Fetter, J. W. Truman, C. E. Priebe, L. F. Abbott, A. S. Thum, M. Zlatic & A. Cardona (2017). The complete connectome of a learning and memory centre in an insect brain. Nature 548(7666), 175–182.

A. Litwin-Kumar, K. D. Harris, R. Axel, H. Sompolinsky & L. F. Abbott (2017). Optimal degrees of synaptic connectivity. Neuron 93(5), 1153–1164.

A. Litwin-Kumar, R. Rosenbaum & B. Doiron (2016). Inhibitory stabilization and visual coding in cortical circuits with multiple interneuron subtypes. Journal of Neurophysiology 115(3), 1399–1409.

B. Doiron, A. Litwin-Kumar, R. Rosenbaum, G. Ocker & K. Josić (2016). The mechanics of state dependent neural correlations [review]. Nature Neuroscience 19(3), 383–393.

A. Litwin-Kumar & B. Doiron (2014). Formation and maintenance of neuronal assemblies through synaptic plasticity. Nature Communications 5(5319).

A. Litwin-Kumar & B. Doiron (2012). Slow dynamics and high variability in balanced cortical networks with clustered connections. Nature Neuroscience 15(11), 1498–1505.