Welcome to ICN 2018!

Program - Tuesday 17 July 2018

ROOM Plaza Auditorium Plaza Room P6/P7 Plaza Room P8 Plaza Rooms P9-P11
0800 - 1000 Young Investigator award Symposium
Chairperson: Associate Professor Eric Fortune
0800 - 0830 Spatial summation in hawkmoth lamina monopolar cellsDr Anna Stöckl
0830 - 0900 Tadpole fight club: Neural mechanisms of conspecific juvenile aggression in poison frogsDr Eva K Fischer
0900 - 0930 Songbirds can associate arbitrary visual cues with learned song modificationsDr Lena Veit
0930 - 1000 Mechanosensory and visual integration in the fly central complexDr Nicholas Kathman
1000 - 1030 Morning Tea
  Concurrent Invited Symposia Poster Display
  S3: Neuroethology of Distributed Visual Systems: How do many-eyed animals perceive the world? S2: From Perception to Action: Roles of Auditory Input in Shaping Vocal Communication and Social Behaviors S1: Challenging the notions of pain, problem-solving and cognitive ability across taxa
Chairpersons: Michael Bok & Daniel Speiser Jonathan Prather Ximena Nelson
1030 - 1100 Neuroethology of the distributed visual systems of bivalves, chitons, and fan worms Dr Michael Bok & Dr Daniel Speiser Duets in the wild: Interindividually coordinated premotor neural activity enables cooperative behavior in songbirds Dr Susanne Hoffmann Comparative Cognition and welfare – a fishy perspective Dr Paul Hardy-Smith
1100 - 1130 From compound eyes to arrays of single eyes in insects Professor Elke Buschbeck Time varying information about the meaning of vocalizations in the avian auditory cortex Dr Julie Elie Third-party knowledge and ‘politics’ in ravens Professor Thomas Bugnyar
1130 - 1200 Star-gazing on the reef: can brittle stars 'see'? Dr Lauren Sumner-Rooney Mechanisms for the control of duet singing in plain-tailed wrens Professor Eric Fortune Is mental template matching a cultural transmission mechanism in New Caledonian crows? Dr Alex Taylor
1200 - 1230 Gaze control when having plenty of eyes and little brain power Dr Anders Garm Neural Mechanisms of Song Evaluation and Mate Choice in Female Songbirds Dr Jonathan Prather Who needs a brain? Problem solving and decision making by a giant amoeba Dr Tanya Latty
1245 - 1345     Career Development Session
Chairpersons: Assistant Professor Sara Wasserman & Dr Gabriella Wolff

Panelists: Profesor Daniel Tomsic, Dr Erik Zornik, Dr Eva Fischer and Professor Karen Mesce
1230 - 1400 Lunch
  Plenary Lecture 2
Chairperson: Benny Hochner
1400 - 1500 Odor evoked activity across brain layers: codes, patterns and memoriesProfessor Giovanni Galizia
1500 - 1530 Afternoon Tea
  Concurrent participant Symposia Poster Display
  Oral Session 1 Oral Session 2 Oral Session 3
Chairpersons: Emily Baird Wulfila Gronenberg Ulrike Siebeck
1530 - 1545 Parallel and serial visual search modes in the archerfishMr Adam Reichenthal Neuropeptide F drives attentional gain in the fly brainDr Martyna Grabowska Neural and behavioral responses to communication signals across three apteronotid species: the influence of social group size on chirp discrimination. Dr Gary Marsat
1545 - 1600 Stereo vision and second order motion sensitivity in the praying mantis Dr Vivek Nityananda Specific octopaminergic neurons arbitrate between perseverance and reward in hungry Drosophila.Dr Jean-Francois De Backer Dynamic circuit activity within a social salience neural network during social bond formation in the monogamous prairie vole Professor Robert Liu
1600 - 1615 Optic flow alters regional visual acuity and attention in flying fruit flies Dr Jamie Theobald The contribution of voltage-gated sodium channels to sensory neuronal excitability during hibernation Miss Lydia Hoffstaetter Social status-dependent regulation of the dopaminergic system and regulation of spinal motor circuits in zebrafish (Danio rerio) Dr Fadi Issa
1615 - 1630 From visual processing in the optic tectum of barn owls to Japanese optical art Prof Yoram Gutfreund Visual surprise promotes sleep in Drosophila Dr Leonie Kirszenblat Oxytocinergic regulation of adult social behavior in zebrafish: developmental effects and signalling pathways Professor Rui Oliveira
1630 - 1645 Multiple rod opsin-based vision in deep-sea fishes Dr Zuzana Musilova The organization of projections from olfactory glomeruli onto higher-order neurons in Drosophila Dr James Jeanne Fluctuations in abundance cause changes in the cognitive performance of cleaner fish Labroides dimidiatus Miss Zegni Triki
1645 - 1700 Structural, molecular, and functional complexities of the distributed visual systems of chitons Ms Alexandra Kingston In vivo 24-hr whole-brain calcium imaging revealing how Drosophila circadian clocks regulate diverse behavioral rhythmsMr Xitong Liang Neurobiology of pair bonding in fishes: convergence of neural mechanisms across distant vertebrate lineages Dr Jessica Nowicki
1700 - 1715 Low resolution vision in a velvet worm (Onychophora), a close relative of arthropods that resembles Cambrian fossils Dr Miriam Henze Perceptual and neural limits of olfactory processing speed in Drosophila Dr Paul Szyszka Numerical cognition in bees Miss Scarlett Howard
1715 - 1730 The evolution of true colour vision across jumping spiders Dr David Outomuro Neuroarchitecture of the Drosophila Central Complex: A GAL4-Based Analysis of Nodulus and Asymmetrical Body Neurons Dr Tanya Wolff Biogenic amine modulation of honey bee sociability and nestmate affiliation Miss Susie Hewlett
  Franz Huber Lecture
Chairperson: Paul Katz
1730 - 1830 Thinking like a leech: A neuroethological view of behavioral choice. Dr Bill Kristan
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