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(Continued) Session II: Sensory-motor integration for simple and complex behaviors

09:00 - 13:00

09:00 - 09:30 - Miriam Goodman, Stanford School of Medicine, US
Linking sensation to the thermal dependence of behavioral performance

09:30 - 10:00 - Michael Nitabach, Yale University School of Medicine, US
Centrifugal control of multisensory decision making in C. elegans

10:00 - 10:30 - Netta Cohen, University of Leeds, UK
Complementary and conflicting forms of sensory adaptation regulate salt navigation behavior in C. elegans

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break and group picture

(Continued) Session II:

11:00 - 13:00

11:00 - 11:30 - Matthieu Louis, Centre for Genomic Regulation, ES
Sensorimotor control underlying larval chemotaxis

11:30 - 11:50 - Andrew Gordus, Rockefeller University, US
The Influence of Internal States on Perception

11:50 - 12:10 - Gordon J. Berman, Princeton University, US
Hierarchy and time scales in spontaneous behavior

12:10 - 12:40 - Greg Stephens, University of Amsterdam, NL
Sampling the movement phenospace: Towards a biophysics of behavior in the wiggling of C. elegans

12:40 - 13:00 - Ingrid Hums, Research Institute of Molecular Pathology, AT
 Control of head and body coordination in C. elegans during oxygen-induced search behaviors

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch

Demo-workshop: Illustration of robotics for biologists

14:00 - 16:00

(Continued) session II

16:00 - 17:30

16:00 - 16:20 - Pavan Ramdya, University of Lausanne, CH
Mechanosensory Interactions Drive Collective Behaviour in Drosophila

16:20 - 16:40 - Stanley Heinze, Lund University, SE
Optic flow processing in the central complex of bees - the neural basis for the bee's odometer?

16:40 - 17:00 - Franck Ruffier, CNRS & Université de la Méditerranée, FR
Biomimetic robots account for the direct use of optic flow in insect flight control

17:00 - 17:30 - Vivek Jayaraman, HHMI-Janelia Farm, US
Sensorimotor integration in the Drosophila central complex

17:30 - 18:00 Coffee break

(Continued) session II

18:00 - 19:30

18:00 - 18:30 - Rob Wood, Harvard University, US
Sensing, actuation, and control considerations for robotic insects

18:30 - 19:00 - Anthony Leonardo, HHMI-Janelia Farm, US
Internal models direct dragonfly interception steering

19:00 - 19:30 - Cecilia Laschi, The Biorobotics Institute, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, IT
Soft robotics and the emergence of behaviour: how an octopus can help build soft robots

19:30 - 20:30 Dinner

20:30 - 21:30 Poster Session

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