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KITP Weekly Program of Scientific Activities

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Monday, Aug 13

9:00am Neural computations for sensory navigation Auditorium
Gonzalo Polavieja (Champalimaud Foundation)
Collective behavior in zebrafish
10:45am Neural computations for sensory navigation Auditorium
Sanjay Sane (NCBS)
Multimodal strategies of odor tracking in flying insects
12:15pm Blackboard Lunch Auditorium
Dmitry Rinberg (NYU)
What the Nose Knows
2:00pm The Dynamics of Quantum Information Small Seminar Room
All Participants
Weekly organizational meeting
3:30pm Neural computations for sensory navigation Auditorium
All Participants
TBA

Tuesday, Aug 14

9:00am Neural computations for sensory navigation Auditorium
Thierry Emonet (Yale University)
How do insects detect and navigate odor plumes?
10:45am Neural computations for sensory navigation Auditorium
Andrew Hein (NOAA)
Sensing and decision-making in natural ecosystems
11:00am The Dynamics of Quantum Information Small Seminar Room
Dominic Else (UCSB)
Phases of matter in periodically driven systems: time crystals and beyond

Wednesday, Aug 15

9:00am Neural computations for sensory navigation Auditorium
Ilya Nemenman (Emory University)
Automated, predictive, and interpretable modeling of C. elegans nociceptive escape dynamics
10:45am Neural computations for sensory navigation Auditorium
Chris Potter (John Hopkins)
Functional Characterization of Olfactory Repellents in Anopheles Mosquitoes
1:30pm The Dynamics of Quantum Information Small Seminar Room
Mehran Kardar (MIT)
Pedagogical Talk: KPZ

Thursday, Aug 16

9:00am Neural computations for sensory navigation Auditorium
Andrew Gordus (John Hopkins University)
The Best Time to Leave the Party: Foraging Strategies in Nematodes and Flies
10:45am Neural computations for sensory navigation Auditorium
Monika Scholz (Princeton University)
Encoding information: Decision-making in feeding and foraging
11:00am The Dynamics of Quantum Information Small Seminar Room
Philipp Dumitrescu (Flatiron Institute)
Slow relaxation in quasi-periodically driven random spin chains
3:30pm The Dynamics of Quantum Information Small Seminar Room
Austen Lamacraft (Cambridge)
Noisy Coupled Qubits and the Fredrickson–Andersen Model

Friday, Aug 17

9:00am Neural computations for sensory navigation Auditorium
Pavan Ramdya (EPFL)
Limb tactile navigation in the fly
10:45am Neural computations for sensory navigation Auditorium
Jane Wang (Cornell University)
Insect flight: From Newton's law to Neurons
11:00am The Dynamics of Quantum Information Small Seminar Room
Leticia Cugliandolo (LPTHE, Paris)
Sarang Gopalakrishnan (CSI NY (CUNY))
Discussion: Quantum and Classical Glasses

Seminar Rooms, Auditorium, Commons Room, and Founders' Room are located on the 1st floor of Kohn Hall. Coffee and cookies are served daily in Kohn Hall Commons Room at 3:15 p.m. except on those Tuesdays when there is a Physics Department Colloquium.
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