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KITP Weekly Program of Scientific Activities

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Monday, Aug 15

9:00am The Neurophysics of Locomotion Fred Kavli Auditorium
Kai Feng (University of Queensland)
Genetic dissection of Drosophila walking circuit
11:00am The Neurophysics of Locomotion Fred Kavli Auditorium
Mubarak Syed (UNM)
From stem cell to diverse behaviors: Developmental Mechanisms regulating diversity of Drosophila central complex lineages
Bulcsú Sándor (UBB)
Toy models for self-organized robotic locomotion via proprioception
2:00pm Quantum Many-Body Dynamics and Noisy Intermediate-Scale Quantum Systems Gurley Courtyard
All Participants
Meet & Greet

Tuesday, Aug 16

9:00am The Neurophysics of Locomotion Fred Kavli Auditorium
Michael Dickinson (Caltech)
In search of the Devonian toolkit: reconstructing ancient behavioral modules in neurobiology
11:00am The Neurophysics of Locomotion Fred Kavli Auditorium
Jimena Berni (University of Sussex)
Search strategies and adaptation in fruitfully larvae
2:00pm Quantum Many-Body Dynamics and Noisy Intermediate-Scale Quantum Systems Gurley Courtyard
Jeongwan Haah (Microsoft Research)
Questions and some answers on quantum error correction

Wednesday, Aug 17

9:00am The Neurophysics of Locomotion Fred Kavli Auditorium
Jane Loveless (OIST)
Modelling maggot movement as material madness!
10:30am Quantum Many-Body Dynamics and Noisy Intermediate-Scale Quantum Systems Simons Amphitheater
Shivaji Sondhi (University of Oxford)
Non-Local Games and Many-Body Physics
11:00am The Neurophysics of Locomotion Fred Kavli Auditorium
All Participants
QBio School Presentations

Thursday, Aug 18

9:00am The Neurophysics of Locomotion Fred Kavli Auditorium
Matthieu Louis (UCSB)
Squishy neuro-locomotion and active sensing
11:00am The Neurophysics of Locomotion Fred Kavli Auditorium
All Participants
QBio Student Presentations
2:00pm Quantum Many-Body Dynamics and Noisy Intermediate-Scale Quantum Systems Gurley Courtyard
Soonwon Choi (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Benchmarking Quantum Simulators

Friday, Aug 19

9:00am The Neurophysics of Locomotion Fred Kavli Auditorium
All Participants
Brainstorming reports
10:30am Quantum Many-Body Dynamics and Noisy Intermediate-Scale Quantum Systems Simons Amphitheater
Sergio Boixo (Google)
NISQ Experiments

Auditorium, Ampitheater, Seminar Room, Commons Room, and Founders' Room are located on the 1st floor of Kohn Hall. Coffee and cookies are served daily in Kohn Hall Commons Room at 3:15 p.m. except on those Tuesdays when there is a Physics Department Colloquium.
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