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Insect Navigation December 06, 2016 - December 09, 2016

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Dec 06, 2016
Tuesday
06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
  Reception
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
  Dinner
08:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  Refreshments available in Bob's Pub
Dec 07, 2016
Wednesday
07:30 AM - 09:00 AM
  Breakfast
09:15 AM - 09:30 AM
  Introduction - goals of the workshop
09:30 AM - 10:00 AM
  Olfactory Navigation: Structure of Odor Plumes in the Natural Environment
John Crimaldi (University of Colorado at Boulder)
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  How antennae physically filter signals in odor plumes and ambient turbulence disrupts locomotion
Mimi Koehl (University of California, Berkeley)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Break
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  Physics of Insect Flight and Insect’s Reflex for Maintaining their Equilibria in Space
Jane Wang (Cornell University)
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  Hovering wings and tumbling leaves
Eva Kanso (University of Southern California)
12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
  Lunch and informal discussion (meal service ends at 1:00pm)
01:30 PM - 02:00 PM
  Plume structure and the integration of visual and odor inputs in modulating orientation
Ring Carde (University of California)
02:00 PM - 02:30 PM
  How flying and walking insects use similar information in different environmental contexts to track odors
Mark Willis (Case Western Reserve University)
02:30 PM - 03:00 PM
  Vision for navigation: What do you need and how do you use it?
Paul Graham (University of Sussex)
03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
  Break
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  15-minute talks by participants with related expertise
Silas Alben (University of Michigan), Lucia Jacobs (Univ California, Berkeley), Orit Peleg (Harvard University), Jordanna Sprayberry (Muhlenberg College)
04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
  Discussion of studying navigation in complex and/or real-world conditions; Discussion about similarities and differences between 3-D navigation in flight vs. 2-D navigation on the ground
06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
  Reception
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
  Dinner
Dec 08, 2016
Thursday
07:30 AM - 09:00 AM
  Breakfast
09:30 AM - 10:00 AM
  Neurophysiology of pheromone-mediated flight behavior
Neil Vickers (University of Utah)
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  How flies combine cure from different sensory systems to navigate towards an odor source
Katherine Nagel (NYU Medical School)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Break
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  Central complex and navigation
Vivek Jayaraman (Janelia Research Campus, HHMI)
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  How central brain structures, distant from the sensory and motor periphery, govern behavioral choie
Gaby Maimon (The Rockefeller University)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch (meal service ends at 1:00pm)
02:00 PM - 02:30 PM
  Circuit organization and function in the fruit fly, insect odorant receptors, and fly tracking of wind and odors
Vanessa Ruta (Rockefeller University)
02:30 PM - 03:00 PM
  15-minute talks by participants with related expertise
Marc Gershow (New York University), James Jeanne (Harvard Medical School)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Break
03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
  15-minute talks by participants with related expertise
Jacob Lockey (Case Western Reserve University), Marie Suver (NYU Neuroscience Institute)
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
  Discussion of the neuro-ethology of navigation
06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
  Reception
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
  Dinner
Dec 09, 2016
Friday
07:30 AM - 09:00 AM
  Breakfast
09:30 AM - 10:00 AM
  Behavioral responses to visual stimuli and underlying neural mechanisms in insect navigation
Marie Dacke (Lund University)
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  Perceptual systems for the control of behavior, multimodal integration, and navigation insects
Barbara Webb (University of Edinburgh)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Break
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  Discussion of integration of different sensory inputs in navigation, and Wrap Up Discussion: Directions for future work, areas where collaboration of modelers and experimentalists can be fruitful
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch (meal service ends at 1:00pm)
03:30 PM - 05:30 PM
  Courtesy shuttles depart for Dulles Airport at 3:30, 4:30 and 5:30