Flies, worms and robots: combining perspectives on minibrains and behaviour, 8-13 November 2014Flies, worms and robots: combining perspectives on minibrains and behaviour, 8-13 November 2014

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    Chair & co-chair

    Chair: Prof. Matthieu Louis, Centre for Genomic Regulation, Barcelona, ES

    Co-chair: Prof. Barbara Webb, University of Edinburgh, UK

    Barbara Webb

    Speakers & talks

    Invited speakers and talks will include:

    • Richard Benton, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    • Albert Cardona, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Ashburn, USA
    • Netta Cohen, University of Leeds, UK
    • Benjamin de Bivort, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA
    • Michael Dickinson, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    • Bertram Gerber, Leibniz-Institute for Neurobiology, Magdeburg, Germany
    • Miriam Goodman, Stanford School of Medicine, USA
    • Ilona Grunwald Kadow, Max-Planck Institute for Neurobiology, Martinsried, Germany
    • Vivek Jayaraman, HHMI-Janelia Farm Research Campus, Ashburn, USA
    • Cecilia Laschi, The Biorobotics Institute, Pisa, Italy
    • Aurel Lazar, Columbia University, New York, USA
    • Anthony Leonardo, HHMI-Janelia Farm Research Campus, Ashburn, USA
    • Shih Chii Liu, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    • Alex Mauss, Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology, Germany
    • Christen Mirth, Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia, Oeiras, Portugal
    • Michael Nitabach, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, USA
    • Akinao Nose, University of Tokio, Japan
    • Carlos Ribeiro, Champalimaud Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal
    • Silke Sachse, Max-Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, Germany
    • William Schafer, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK
    • Greg Stephens, University of Amsterdam, Netherland
    • Adam Stokes, University of Edinburgh, UK
    • David Stern, HHMI-Janelia Farm Research Campus, Ashburn, USA
    • Glenn Turner, Cold Spring Harbor, New York, USA
    • Robert Wood, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA
    • Manuel Zimmer, Research Institute of Molecular Pathology, Austria

     

     

    Richard Benton

    Lecture title: Olfactory evolution in the fly

    University of Lausanne, Switzerland

    Albert Cardona

    Lecture title: Inhibitory feedback circuits in sensory systems

    Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Ashburn, USA

    Netta Cohen

    Lecture title: TBA

    University of Leeds, UK

    Benjamin de Bivort

    Lecture title: A compendium of behavioral motifs in flies, and its shaping by proprioception

    Harvard University, Cambridge, USA

    Michael Dickinson

    Lecture title: Multimodal Integration in the Flight Behavior of Drosophila

    University of Washington, Seattle, USA

    Bertram Gerber

    Lecture title: Mechanisms of maggot memory

    Leibniz-Institut fur Neurobiologie, Magdeburg, Germany

    Miriam Goodman

    Lecture title: 

    Talk 1:  Filtering of thermal and mechanical inputs by identified sensory neurons in C. elegans

    Talk 2: Linking sensation to the thermal dependence of behavioral performance

    Stanford School of Medicine, USA

    Vivek Jayaraman

    Lecture title: Sensorimotor integration in the Drosophila central complex

    Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Ashburn, USA

    Ilona Grunwald Kadow

    Lecture title: TBA

    Max-Planck Institute for Neurobiolgy, Martinsried, Germany

    Cecilia Laschi

    Lecture title: Soft Robotics: bioinspired bodyware shaping behaviour

    The Biorobotics Institute, Pisa, Italy

    Aurel Lazar

    Lecture title: Neurokernel: building an in silico fruit fly brain

    Columbia University, New York, USA

    Anthony Leonardo

    Lecture title: Predictive control and internal models in dragonfly interception steering

    Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Ashburn, USA

    Shih Chii Liu

    Lecture title: Artificial insect-inspired visual motion systems

    University of Zurich, Switzerland

    Alex Mauss

    Lecture title: The neural basis of motion opponency in the fly 

    Max Planck Institute for Neurobiology, Germany

    Christen Mirth

    Lecture title: The ecology and the evolution of nutrient-dependent choice in Drosophila

    Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia,Oeiras, Portugal

    Michael Nitabach

    Lecture title: Neuromodulation of multisensory decision making

    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, USA

    Akinao Nose

    Lecture title:Functional dissection of the central circuits that regulate Drosophila larval locomotion


    University of Tokyo, Japan

    Carlos Ribeiro

    Lecture title: The gourmet fly - the behavioral, nutritional, and neuronal basis of nutrient homeostasis

    Champalimaud Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal

    Silke Sachse

    Lecture title: Drosophila Olfaction – Odor coding strategies in a sensory network

    Max-Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, Germany

    Bill Schafer

    Lecture title: Sensory circuits and mechanisms in C. elegans

    Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK

    Adam Stokes

    Lecture Title: Maggots and integrated soft robotic systems

    University of Edinburgh, UK

    Greg Stephens

    Lecture title: Sampling the movement phenospace: Towards a biophysics of behavior in the wiggling of C. elegans.

    University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

    David Stern

    Lecture title:The genetic causes of courtship evolution in Drosophila

    Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Asburn, USA

    Glenn Turner

    Lecture title: Olfactory Signaling in Mushroom Body Output Neurons  - Neural coding as a Circuit Converges

    Cold Spring Harbor, New York, USA

    Barbara Webb

    Lecture title:Modelling at multiple levels

    University of Edinburgh, UK

    Rob Wood

    Lecture title: Sensing, actuation, and control considerations for robotic insects

    Harvard University, Cambridge, USA

    Manuel Zimmer

    Lecture title: Brain wide neuronal dynamics interact with stimulus evoked activity to determine locomotor state in C. elegans 

    Research Institute of Molecular Pathology, Vienna

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