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Preliminary programme:

Wednesday 30 June, 2010

10:00 Brighton walk
12:15 Lunch & Poster setup
13:45 Opening remarks
Session 1
Session Chair: Sylvia Anton
14:00 Giovanni Galizia
Multiple networks in the antennal lobe
14:45 Thomas Nowotny
Minimal model of blend recognition in the moth pheromone system
15:15 Coffee break
15:30 Mark Stopfer
Temporally diverse firing patterns in olfactory receptor neurons underlie spatiotemporal neural codes for odors
16:15 Jean-Pierre Rospars
Olfactory receptor neurons: A comparative analysis of their response properties with diverse stimuli in different species
16:45 Coffee break
17:00 Maxim Bazhenov
Coincidence detection vs. temporal integration in olfactory networks
17:45 Aaditya Rangan
Network mechanisms influencing sensitivity and reliability within the fly antennal lobe
18:15 Closing remarks
20:30 Pub rendez-vous in a local Pub (open end).

Thursday 1 July, 2010

9:00 Welcome & Organizational remarks
Session 2
Session Chair: Jean-Pierre Rospars
9:15 Johannes Reisert
Response kinetics of vertebrate olfactory receptor neurons
10:00 Philippe Lucas
Properties of the Ca2+-dependent chloride current in moth olfactory receptor neurons and role in the dynamic of their response
10:30 Coffee break
10:45 Hong Lei
Dynamic control of odor-induced responses to a wide range of odor concentrations
11:30 Christoper L Buckley
Critical Rate Dynamics Explain the Dynamic Range of the Moth Pheromone System
12:00 General Discussion
12:30 Lunch & Poster session
Session 3
Session Chair: Christopher L Buckley
13:30 Peter Kloppenburg
Specific properties of local interneuron subtypes suggest distinct tasks during odour processing in the antennal lobe
14:15 Sylvia Anton
Plasticity of central odour coding in a moth
14:45 Coffee break
15:00 Brian Smith
Associative and nonassociative mechanisms tune transient dynamics of early olfactory processing
15:45 Emilia Leszkowicz
Modulation of excitatory/inhibitory balance in the accessory olfactory bulb influences oscillatory neural activity in the accessory olfactory bulb of anaesthetised mice
16:15 Coffee break
16:30 Massimo Vergassola
Infotaxis: searching without gradients
17:15 Dominique Martinez
Stereotyped firing response patterns in moth antennal lobe neurons: experiments and models
17:45 General Discussion
18:15 Close of Thursday sessions
19:00 Workshop dinner: Indian restaurant
21:00 Pub rendez-vous in a local Pub

Friday 2 July, 2010

8:45 Welcome & organizational remarks
Session 4
Session Chair: Dominique Martinez
9:00 Stephen Trowell
Building a better electronic nose quantitative lessons from biology
9:45 Tim Pearce
Stimulus and Network Dynamics Can Collide in a Ratiometric Model of the Antennal Lobe Macroglomerular Complex
10:15 Coffee break & Poster session
11:30 Jan Wessnitzer
Associative learning in Drosophila: experiments and models
12:15 Eduardo M. Moraud
Scent-tracking by autonomous robots: Infotaxis and beyond
12:45 General Discussion & Closing Remarks

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