KITP Program: Deconstructing the Sense of Smell
(Jun 8 - Jul 31, 2015)
Coordinators: Maxim Bazhenov, Alex Koulakov, Venkatesh Murthy, Anne-Marie Oswald
Scientific Advisor: Charles Stevens

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Time Speaker Title
6/08, 2:00pm All Participants Organizational Meeting
6/09, 10:00am Doron Lancet
Weizmann Inst. & KITP
Introduction to olfaction + Human olfactory genetics, genomics and transcriptomics[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/10, 10:00am Aravinthan Samuel
Harvard University
Chemosensation in worms and maggots[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/10, 11:30am Matthieu Louis
Sensorimotor integration underlying chemotaxis in the Drosophila[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/11, 10:00am Jing Wang
Gain Modulation of Olfactory Sensitivity and Innate Behavior[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/11, 11:30am Glenn Turner
Cold Spring Harbor Lab.
Olfactory representations in a memory center of the Drosophila brain[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/15 12:15pm Alexei Koulakov
Cold Spring Harbor & KITP
Deciphering the olfactory code[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
6/15, 2:00pm Brian Smith
Fast as "smell": olfactory coding and the importance of speed[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/16, 10:00am John McGann
Rutgers & KITP
Early olfactory processing is shaped by previously learned information[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/16, 11:30am David Kleinfeld
Sniffing: a master clock for orofacial rhythms?[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/18, 10:00am Ben Strowbridge
Case Western
The pros and cons of the computational design of the olfactory system[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/19, 9:30am Lucia Jacobs
UC Berkeley & KITP
Olfactory navigation: using odors to orient in space and time[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/19, 12:30pm Ramon Huerta
The pros and cons of the computational design of the olfactory system[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/22, 10:00am All Introduction
6/22, 10:30am Maxim Bazhenov
Intrinsic and synaptic inhibition for odor coding in the early olfactory system[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/23, 1:30pm Agnese Seminara
Olfactory-based navigation in mice[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/23, 3:30pm Massimo Vergassola
Olfactory searches and turbulent transport[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/24, 10:00am Thierry Emonet
Yale & KITP
Stimulus dynamics and odor sensing[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/24, 11:30am Mark Stopfer
Neural codes for chemosensory stimuli
6/25, 9:30am Don Wilson
Olfactory cortex in context: cortical-cortical interactions in olfaction[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/29, 10:30am Hiro Matsunami
Duke University & KITP
De-orphaning odorant receptors[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/30, 10:00am Rafi Haddad
Bar Ilan University & KITP
Odor localization
7/02, 11:30am Vijay Balasubramanian
University of Pennsylvania & KITP
On the structure of odor space and the logic of olfactory circuits[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/07-10 Conference: Olfaction
7/13, 10:00am Tatyana Sharpee
Salk Inst. & KITP
Theory of cell-type specialization[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/13, 2:00pm Fernando Locatelli
Univ. Buenos Aires & KITP
Experience-dependent tuning in olfactory processing: target and background odor segregation[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/14, 10:00am Izumi Fukunaga
The Francis Crick Institute
Signal transformation in the olfactory bulb by inhibitory circuits[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/14, 11:30am Pierre-Marie Lledo
Institut Pasteur
The Contribution of Adult-Born Interneurons to Olfactory Bulb Circuit Functions[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/16, 10:00am Dima Rinberg
Odor Coding - Vertebrates[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/20, 10:15am Bill Bialek
Princeton University & KITP
Can we measure the dimensionality of perceptual space?[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/21, 10:00am Alla Borisyuk
University of Utah & KITP
Modeling sniff-driven responses in glomerular microcircuits[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/21, 11:30am Leslie Kay
University of Chicago
Using neural oscillations to dissect the olfactory system and odor discrimination[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/23, 10:00am Peter Latham
University College London & KITP
Olfaction as probabilistic inference[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/23, 11:30am Gonzalo Otazu
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory & KITP
A proposed role for cortical feedback in the identification of odors in complex olfactory scenes[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/27, 10:00am Alex Koulakov
Cold Spring Harbor & KITP
KKT duality in olfactory coding[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/27, 11:30am Martin Wiechert
Institut Pasteur & KITP
Reciprocal synapses: How network structure determines computation[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/28, 10:00am Tim Pearce
University of Leicester & KITP
Information at the olfactory mucosa[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
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