Department of Neurodynamics and Neurobiology [ENG] | [РУС]


Name: Kazantsev Victor Borisovich
Permanent Home Address: #39, 9 Delovaya str., 603163 Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Current Business Address: Institute of Applied Physics of Russian Academy of Science, 46 Uljanov str., 603950 Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Phone: (831) 416-47-83
Fax: (831) 436-37-92
Date and Place of Birth: May 9, 1973, Dzerzhinsk, N. Novgorog reg., Russia

1994     Bachelor’s degree         Nizhny Novgorod State University
1996     Master’s degree         Nizhny Novgorod State University
1999     Ph D                Nizhny Novgorod State University
2005     DrSci Phys&Math                Institute of Applied Physics of RAS

Positions Held:
2008-present    Head of Laboratory of Nonlinear Processes in Living Systems, Insti-tute of Applied Physics of RAS
2007-2008     Leading researcher, Institute of Applied Physics of RAS
2005-present     Head, Dept. “Neurodynamics and Neurobiology”, Nizhny Novgorod State University (half time)
2001-present     Senior researcher, Institute of Applied Physics of RAS
1999-2005     Assoc. Prof., Nizhny Novgorod State University

Areas of Specializations:
Theoretical physics, biophysics, computational neuroscience (oscillations and waves, bifurcation analysis, neurodynamics, mathematical models of neuron-glial networks).

Awards and Grants:
1994 researcher under the grant INTAS 94-929
1995-1996 Soros award for students (Grant Nos. sn1396, s96-354)  1997-1999 So-ros award for PhD students (Grant Nos. a97-853, a98-387, a99-861)
1998-1999 Razuvaev Grant for Young Scientists (Nizhny Novgorod, Russia)
1997, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2008 - grants of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research
(Grant Nos. 97-00-16550, 00-02-16400, 03-02-17135, 05-02-17441, 08-02-00724)
2001, 2002 - Individual grant for young scientists of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (Grant Nos. 01-02-06359, 02-02-06287)
2002 – Medal of Russian Academy of Science for the best work in physics and as-tronomy
2002 - INTAS fellowship (YSF 2001-2/24)
2004 – Invited Professor, University of Bourgogne, France
2004 – Grant of President of Russian Federation (MK-4586.2004.2)
2004 – CRDF grant, BRHE program (REC-006)
2006 – Invited scientists, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Japan
2006 – Invited Professor, University of Burgundy, France
2007 - Grant of the President of Russian Federation (MD-4602.2007.2)
2007 – Co-Chair, Russian-Japanese Workshop on Neurodynamics and Neuroimaging
2008 – Invited Professor, University of Burgundy, Erasmus Mundus Vibot Master Pro-gram
2008 – Co-Chair, ISTC-RIKEN BSI 44th Japan Workshop, Japan.
2008 – Invited Speaker, PENS School “Models in neuroscience: turning experiments into knowledge”, Saint Petersburg, Russia
2008- Invited Speaker, Int. Conference NDES2008, Russia

Selected publications:

  1. Pimashkin A, Kastalskiy I, Simonov A, Koryagina E, Mukhina I and Kazantsev V (2011) Spiking signatures of spontaneous activity bursts in hippocampal cultures. Front. Comput. Neurosci. 5:46. doi: 10.3389/fncom.2011.00046
  2. Symonov A.Yu., Kazantsev V.B. Model of the appearance of avalanche bioelectric discharges in neural networks of the brain. // JETP Letters, 2011. —V 93(8). — С. 470–475.
  3. Symonov A.Yu., Pimashkin A.S., Kazantsev V.B. Cluster Associative Memory Formation in a Three-layer Network of Phase Oscillators. Biofizika, 2010, vol. 55, no2, pp. 317-325.
  4. Kazantsev V.B.. Spontaneous calcium signals induced by gap junctions in a network model of astrocytes Phys Rev E 2009. Vol. 79, 010901(R).
  5. V.B. Kazantsev, A.S. Pimashkin, Forced phase-locked states and information retrieval in a two-layer network of oscillatory neurons with directional connectivity // Phys Rev E 76, 031812, 2007.
  6. Nekorkin V.I., Makarov V.A., Kazantsev V.B., Velarde M.G. Spatial disorder and pattern formation in lattices of coupled bistable systems. Physica D, 1997, 100: 330-342.
  7. Velarde M.G., Nekorkin V.I., Kazantsev V.B., Makarenko V.A., Llinas R. Model-ing Inferior Olive Dynamics. Neural Networks, 2002, 15: 5-10.
  8. Kazantsev V.B. Selective communication and information processing by excitable systems. Phys Rev E, 2001, 64: 056210.
  9. Kazantsev V.B., Nekorkin V.I., Makarenko V.I., Llinas R. Self-referential phase reset based on inferior olive oscillator dynamics. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 2004, 101(52): 18183-18188.
  10. Kazantsev V.B., Nekorkin V.I., Makarenko V.I., Llinas R. Olivo-cerebellar clus-ter-based universal control system”, Procs. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 2003 100 (22): 13064-13068.
  11. Nekorkin V.I., Kazantsev V.B., Rabinovich M.I., Velarde M.G. Controlled disor-dered patterns and information transfer between coupled neural lattices with oscillatory states. Phys. Rev. E, 1998, 57(3): 3344-3351.
  12. Kazantsev V.B., Nekorkin V.I., Binczak S., Bilbaut J.M. Spiking patterns emerg-ing from wave instabilities in a one-dimensional neural lattice. Phys. Rev. E, 2003, 68: 017201-1-4.
  13. Nekorkin V.I., Kazantsev V.B., Velarde M.G. Image transfer in multi-layered as-semblies of lattices of bistable oscillators. Phys. Rev. E, 1999, 59: 4515-4522.
  14. Nekorkin V.I., Kazantsev V.B., Velarde M.G. Synchronization in two-layer bista-ble coupled map lattices. Physica D, 2001, 151: 1-26.
  15. Kazantsev V.B., Nekorkin V.I., Artyuhin D.V., Velarde M.G. Synchronization, re-entry, and failure of spiral waves in a two-layer discrete excitable system. Phys. Rev. E, 2001, 63: 016212.

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