Genes, Circuits and Behavior
The Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel
123 Queen Street West
Toronto, Canada

Schedule of Presentations:

Sunday, June 2, 2013
12:00:00 Registration
14:30:00 Welcome and Introduction
14:45:00 Cell-type specific computations in retina and cortex Botond Roska
15:20:00 Dissecting neural computation in the Drosophila visual system Tom Clandinin
15:55:00 Understanding neural computation: Insights from connectomics and theory Dmitri Chklovskii
16:30:00 Customizing neural circuits to perform specific visual functions Andrew Huberman
17:05:00 Visual feature detection in flies Mark A. Frye
17:20:00 Poster Teasers
17:35:00 Welcome Drinks Reception
Monday, June 3, 2013
09:00:00 Molecular and neural architecture of circuits underlying social behaviors in the mouse Catherine Dulac
09:35:00 Neuronal circuits and computations in the olfactory system of zebrafish Rainer Friedrich
10:10:00 Refreshment Break
10:40:00 Olfactory sensory coding of 'self' underlies display of social behavior Lisa Stowers
11:15:00 Order from disorder: Representations of olfactory information in the cortex Richard Axel
11:50:00 The maxillary palps of the fly mediate yeast preference
12:05:00 LUNCH
13:30:00 May the force be with you: search for ion channels that respond to pressure Ardem Patapoutian
14:05:00 Genetics of Drosophila hearing Martin Göpfert
14:20:00 refreshments will be served from 14:40-15:10
16:10:00 Identification of cellular and molecular components of mechanosensory circuitries in Drosophila
16:45:00 Neurogenetics in C. elegans: Differentiation and mechanosensation Martin Chalfie
17:20:00 Mechanosensory interactions drive collective behavior in Drosophila
19:00:00 Meet the Speakers Dinner
Tuesday, June 4, 2013
09:00:00 Genetic dissection of emotion circuits in flies and mice David J Anderson
09:35:00 Circuits underlying sleep: Wake cycles in Drosophila Amit Sehgal
10:10:00 Refreshment Break
10:40:00 Sex circuits: the neural basis of Drosophila mating behaviors Barry J Dickson
11:15:00 Overlapping circuits for behavior in C. elegans Cori Bargmann
11:50:00 Functional characterisation and genetic logic of a bidirectional circuit switch in sex pheromone processing J Kohler
12:05:00 LUNCH
13:30:00 Neural control of appetitive behaviour in Drosophila
14:05:00 Stimulation of distinct striatal neurons reveals divergent neural computations for value-based decision-making M Lee
14:40:00 refreshments will be served from 14:40-15:10
16:10:00 Redundant pathways specify male courtship in Drosophila melanogaster
16:25:00 Gene-environment interplay in behavior Marla Sokolowski
17:00:00 Closing remarks given by Sydney Brenner
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