KITP Miniprogram: Cardiac Dynamics (Jul 10 - Aug 4, 2006)
Coordinators: Eberhard Bodenschatz, Emilia Entcheva, Robert Gilmour, Alain Karma, Valentin Krinsky

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Time Speaker Title
7/11, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Yohannes Shiferaw
Modeling Calcium Cycling in Cardiac Cells: from Ion Channels to Whole Cell Dynamics[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/11, 10:00 a.m. Prof. Emilia Entcheva
Spatially Discordant Alternans and Spiral Waves[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/11, 4:00 p.m. Dr. Yohannes Shiferaw
Modeling Ca Cycling in Cardiac Cells: from Ion Channels to Whole Cell Dynamics, contd[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/12, 9:00 a.m. Prof. Peter Jung
Ohio University & KITP
"Small" Excitable Systems[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/12, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Niels Otani
Cornell & KITP
Patterns of Rapid Pacing that Produce Action Potential Block at a Distance and Fibrillation[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/13, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Xiaopeng Zhao
Duke University & KITP
Evidence for an Unfolded Border-collision Bifurcation in Paced Cardiac Tissue[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/13, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Guy Salama
University of Pittsburgh
Wavelets, Wavebreaks, and Ventricular Fibrillation[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/14, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Alain Pumir
Ectopic Activity in 2-dimensional Cultures of Cardiac Cells[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/14, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Vladimir Zykov
Technische Universität Berlin & KITP
Control of Spiral Wave Location[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/17, 8:30 a.m. Cardiac Dynamics (Mini-Program) Orientation of New Arrivals
7/17, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Kyoung Lee
Korea University & KITP
Complex Spiral Wave Structure on Cardiac Monolayer Tissues: alternans and beyond[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/17, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Vadim Biktashev
Liverpool & KITP
Initiation and Block of Excitation Waves: Some Analytical Insights[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
7/18, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Valentin Krinsky
Dr. Alain Pumir
Controlling Chaos in the Heart. Shock Energy is Decreased >10 Times. What is next?[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/18, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Stefan Luther
Experiments and Numerical Simulations in Cardiac Dynamics[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/18, 4:00 p.m. Prof. Eberhard Bodenschatz
Dislocations, Vortices and Strings[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/19, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Arkady Pertsov
SUNY Medical University & KITP
Optical Mapping of Intramural Wave Propagation[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/19, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Vincent Hakim
Twisted Scroll Waves: Instabilities and a Reduced Model[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/20, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Leon Glass
Montreal & KITP
If Cardiac Arrhythmias Exhibit Universal Bifurcations, What are the Roles for Detailed Ionic Models?[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
7/20, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Penny Boyden
Stabilization of Circuits in the Remodeled Myocardium[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/20, 4:00 p.m. Dr. Zhilin Qu
Vulnerability to Cardiac Arrhythmias[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/21, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Elizabeth Cherry
Cornell & KITP
A Tale of Two Dogs and Other Modelling Adventures[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/21, 10:00 a.m. Prof. Sima Setayeshgar
Indiana University & KITP
Scroll Waves in Anisotropic Excitable Media with Application to the Heart[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/24, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Ray Ideker
University of Alabama
The Role of Anatomic Structures in VF and Defibrillation[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/24, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Alexey Zaitsev
Utah State University
Evolution of Ventricular Fibrillation in a Globally Ischemic Heart: a Link between Local Periodicity, Wavebreak and ECG[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
7/25, 9:00 a.m. Dr. James Weiss
From Pulsus to Pulseless: the Saga of Cardiac Alternans[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/25, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Andy Wasserstrom
Northwestern University
Heterogeneity of Intracellular Ca2+ Dynamics in Beating Heart - Implications for Alternans and Arrhythmias[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/25, 4:00 p.m. Prof. Alain Karma
Northeastern University & KITP
Role of Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking in Arrhythmogenesis[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
7/26, 9:00 a.m. Dr. David Christini
Cornell & KITP
How Hetergeneous is the Mechanism of Cellular Anternans?[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/26, 10:00 a.m. Dr. David Rosenbaum
Case Western University
Nature and Significance of Electrical Heterogeneity in the Heart
7/26, 4:00 p.m. Prof. Alan Garfinkel
Spatiotemporal Dynamics in Sudden Cardiac Death[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/27, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Bill Stevenson
Brigham Hospital
Structural and Clinical Aspects of Ventricular Reentry[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/27, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Vladimir Fast
University of Alabama, Birmingham & KITP
Intramural Virtual Electrodes[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/27, 4:00 p.m. Prof. Igor Efimov
Washington University, St. Louis & KITP
Low Voltage Defibrillation[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/28, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Colleen Clancy
Cornell & KITP
Ion Channelopathies: from Mutation to ECG[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/28, 10:00 a.m. Prof. Robert Gilmour
Cornell & KITP
Static and Dynamic Heterogeneity: Their Role in Conduction Block[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/28, 4:00 p.m. Dr. Flavio Fenton
Cornell & KITP
Beyond Slope One: Alternans Suppression and Other Understudied Properties of APD Restitution[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/31, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Trine Krogh-Madsen
Weill Medical College & KITP
Stochastic Aspects of Arrhythmias[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/01, 9:00 a.m. Prof. Simonetta Filippi
University Campus, Rome & KITP
Viscoelastic FitzHugh-Nagumo Model[Slides]
8/01, 9:30 a.m. Dr. Yohannes Shiferaw
The UCLA Rabbit Model
8/01, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Roselle Abraham
Johns Hopkins University & KITP
Ca Overload and Arrhythmias: Results from NRVM Monolayers
8/02, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Leon Glass
Montreal & KITP
Dynamics in Genetic Networks[Podcast][Aud]
8/02, 9:50 a.m. Prof. Emilia Entcheva
Scaling of the Heart between Different Species[Podcast][Aud]
8/02, 10:15 a.m. Dr. Arkady Pertsov
SUNY Medical University & KITP
T Wave Alternans during Acute Regional Ischemia and its Link to Cardiac Arrhythmia[Slides][Podcast][Aud]
8/02, 11:00 a.m. Dr. Jian-Wei Shuai
UC Irvine
Calcium Puffs Triggered by Blip Events[Podcast][Aud]
8/02, 11:50 a.m. Dr. Ratnesh Lal
Hemichannels as Calcium Sensors[Podcast][Aud]
8/03, 9:00 a.m. Dr. Vladimir Zykov
Berlin & KITP
Selection Mechanism for Rotating Patterns in Weakly Excitable Media[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/03, 9:30 a.m. Prof. Igor Efimov
Washington University, St. Louis & KITP
Hibernating Ground Squirrel[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
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