Welcome to ICN 2018!

Program - Wednesday 18 July 2018

ROOM Plaza Auditorium Plaza Room P6/P7 Plaza Room P8 Plaza Rooms P9-P11
  Plenary Lecture 3
Chairperson: Professor Eric Warrant
0900 - 1000 Bees, Birds and Flying Machines Professor Mandyam Srinivasan
1000 - 1030 Morning Tea
  Concurrent Invited Symposia Poster Display
  S5: Vocal communication as a model for developmentally‐regulated learning: an integrative approach S6: Processing the polarization of light S4: Genomics-Enabled Approaches to Neuroethology
Chairpersons: Sarah Bottjer & Michael Goldstein Nicholas Roberts & Martin How Jason Gallant, Kim Hoke & Ashlee Rowe
1030 - 1100 Neurobiological Investigation of Vocal Production Learning in the Mammalian BrainProfessor Michael Yartsev Horsefly polarotaxis is mediated by a segregated ommatidial subtype with spectrally imbalanced photoreceptors, leading to colour-induced polarization artifactsDr Gregor Belusic The genomic basis of communication signal variation in electric fish Dr Jason Gallant
1100 - 1130 Vocal learning via social reinforcement by infant marmoset monkeys Dr Daniel Takahashi Integration of Celestial and Wind information in the Dung Beetle’s Compass Dr Basil El Jundi Variability, plasticity, and identity of neurons in "simple" behavioral circuitsDr David Schulz
1130 - 1200 A comparative approach to identifying mechanisms of socially guided vocal learning Dr Michael Goldstein Characterizing the sensitivity of polarization vision in invertebrates using ERGs Dr Jan Hemmi Adaptation to chemical defenses: molecular physiology of sensory-neuron TRP channels Dr Ashlee Rowe
1200 - 1230 Cortico-basal ganglia circuits encode performance during goal-directed learning in juvenile songbirds Dr Sarah Bottjer New directions for studies of how animals use the polarization of light Professor Nicholas Roberts Cellular and molecular adaptations underlying different frequency regimes in rattlesnake spinal motor systems Dr Boris Chagnaud
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