KITP Program: Neural computations for sensory navigation: mechanisms, models, and biomimetic applications
(Jul 30 - Aug 24, 2018)
Coordinators: Matthieu Louis, Dima Rinberg, Julie Simpson, and Massimo Vergassola
In partnership with the Kavli Foundation and the Moore Foundation

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Time Speaker Title
7/30, 10:45am Matthieu Louis
Welcome to the QBio Course[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/30, 10:45am Venkatesh Murthy
Harvard University & KITP
Odor-guided navigation in terrestrial animals[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/30, 3:30pm Sharad Ramanathan
Controlling Chemotaxis in C. Elegans[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/31, 9:00am Sophie Caron
University of Utah
Sensory representation in the Drosophila brain[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/31, 10:45am Matthieu Louis
Deconstructing the sensorimotor algorithm directing larval chemotaxis[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/31, 3:30pm Florian Maderspacher
Cell Press
Publishing in interdisciplinary journals - a view from the editor's desk[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/01, 9:00am Marcus Stensmyr
Lund University
Where the wild things are - the biology of non-commensal Drosophila melanogaster in Southern Africa[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/01, 10:45am Damon Clark
Yale University
Visual control of walking speed in Drosophila[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/02, 9:00am Claire Wyart
ICM Institute
Integration of mechanosensory and chemosensory inputs during active locomotion
8/02, 10:45am Kathy Nagel
Algorithms and circuits for olfactory navigation in walking fruit flies[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/03, 9:00am Julie Simpson
Genetic approaches to mapping neural circuits that govern the grooming sequence in flies[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/03, 10:45am Michael Reiser
Janelia HHMI
Motion vision in flies: from behavior to theory to circuit mechanisms[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/06, 9:00am Craig Montell
Sensory integration in the fly gustatory system[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/06, 10:45am Bill Kristan
Sensory guidance of locomotion in leeches and flatworms[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/06, 3:30pm Ann Hermundstad
Building efficient and flexible sensory representations in dynamic environments[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/07, 9:00am Jimmy Liao
Univ. of Florida & KITP
Fish Swimming in Unsteady Flows[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/07, 10:45am Antonio Celani
Soaring: from birds to autonomous gliders[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/07 12:30pm Jimmy Liao
Univ. of Florida & KITP
The Tao of Fish Swimming[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Friends Chalk Talk
8/08, 9:00am David Schoppik
Depth Learning: how zebrafish come to navigate and balance in the water column[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/08, 10:45am Vivek Jayaraman
Towards a mechanistic understanding of neural dynamics and internal representations in navigation[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/09, 9:00am Vikas Bhandawat
Duke University
Statistical structure of locomotion and its modulation by odors[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/09, 10:45am Eugenia Chiappe
Champalimaud Foundation
Studying active sensation during visually guided exploration in walking Drosophila[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/10, 9:00am Claudius Gros
University Frankfurt
Limit-cycle locomotion within the sensorimotor loop of self-organized robots[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/10, 10:45am Terry Sejnowski
Salk Institute
Layered architectures for distributed control[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/13, 9:00am Gonzalo de Polavieja
Champalimaud Foundation
Collective behavior in zebrafish[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/13, 10:45am Sanjay Sane
Multimodal strategies of odor source location in fruit flies[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/13 12:15pm Dima Rinberg
What the Nose Knows[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
8/14, 9:00am Thierry Emonet
Yale University & KITP
How do insects detect and navigate odor plumes?[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/14, 10:45am Andrew Hein
Sensing and decision-making in natural ecosystems[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/15, 9:00am Ilya Nemenman
Emory University & KITP
Automated, predictive, and interpretable modeling of C. elegans nociceptive escape dynamics[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/15, 10:45am Chris Potter
John Hopkins
Functional Characterization of Olfactory Repellents in Anopheles Mosquitoes
8/16, 9:00am Andrew Gordus
John Hopkins University
The Best Time to Leave the Party: Foraging Strategies in Nematodes and Flies[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/16, 10:45am Monika Scholz
Princeton University
Encoding information: Decision-making in feeding and foraging[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/17, 9:00am Pavan Ramdya
Limb tactile navigation in the fly
8/17, 10:45am Jane Wang
Cornell University & KITP
Insect flight: From Newton's law to Neurons[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/20, 10:45am Georges Debrégeas
Sorbonne Univ - CNRS & KITP
Phototaxis in zebrafish larvae: Behavioral strategies and sensimotor computation[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/21, 9:00am Marc Gershow
Maggots, behavioral reverse correlation, and two photon tracking microscopy[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/21, 10:45am Mitya Chklovskii
Flatiron Institute
Neural computation as similarity-preserving algorithms[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/22, 9:00am Antoine Wystrach
CNRS, ISC3T, Toulouse
How do ants navigate in natural environments?[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/22, 10:45am Liz Chrastil
Brain and Behavior Underlying Human Spatial Navigation[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/23, 9:00am Tanya Sharpee
Salk Institute & KITP
Geometry of the Olfactory Space[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/23, 10:45am Mitra Hartmann
Northwestern University
Tactile and airflow sensing behaviors in the rat vibrissal (whisker) system[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/24, 9:00am All QBio Students Final Project Presentations I[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/24, 11:00am All QBio Students Final Project Presentations II[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
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