Motor Systems Symposium 2018

Program

Salk Institute for Biological Studies - Motor Systems Symposium 2018 - Program

Program


Salk Institute Motor Symposium
November 2, 2018

Download schedule »

7:30 a.m.Bus pickup downtown
8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.Registration and Breakfast
9:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.Short Talk Session 1: Sensorimotor Circuits
9:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.Turgay Akay, Dalhousie University, CanadaProprioceptive Control of Muscle Synergies during Normal and Cautious Walking
9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.Aya Takeoka, KU Leuven, BelgiumFunctional Local Proprioceptive Feedback Circuit Sustains Locomotor Recovery after Spinal Cord Injury
9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.Sonia Paixao, Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology, GermanyIdentification of Spinal Neurons Contributing to the Dorsal Column Projection and Mediating
Fine Touch and Corrective Motor Movements
10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.Graziana Gatto, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USADissecting the Organization and Logic of Spinal Circuits for Sensorimotor Coding
10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.Hendrik Wildner, University of Zurich, SwitzerlandThe Role of Inhibitory Pvalb Interneurons in Sensory Circuits
10:30 p.m. – 10:45 p.m.Yuanyuan Liu, Harvard Medical School, USATouch and Tactile Neuropathic Pain Sensitivity are set by Corticospinal Projections
10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.Coffee Break
11:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.Short Talk Session 2: Interneurons, Motor Circuits and Breathing
11:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.Laurence Picton, Karolinska Institute, SwedenDiversity of Glycinergic V0d Interneurons and their Function in the Zebrafish Locomotor Circuit
11:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.Lora Sweeney, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USADefining Inhibitory Neurons for Limb and Thoracic Movement
11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Ngoc Ha, Drexel University, USAIntrinsic Properties and Connectivity of Spinal Flexor and Extensor Rhythm Generating Neurons
12:00 p.m. – 12:15 p.m.Simon Danner, Drexel UniversityInteractions between Spinal Circuits and Afferent Feedback to Control Locomotion at Different Speeds:
Insights from Computational Modeling
12:15 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.Sufyan Ashhad, University of California, Los Angeles, USAActive Synchronization Underlies Rhythmogenesis in the preBötC Microcircuit
12:30 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.Silvia Pagliardini, University of Alberta, CanadaRole of the Parafacial Respiratory Group in the Recruitment of Active Expiration During Sleep
12:45 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.Lunch and Posters
2:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.Adam Hantman, Janelia Research Campus, HHMI, USANeural Circuits of Dexterity
2:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.Short Talk Session 3: Supraspinal Systems and Behavior
2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.Shreyas M. Suryanarayana, Karolinska Institute, SwedenConnectivity, Cytoarchitecture, Visual, Somatosensory and Motor Maps in the Lamprey Lateral Pallium – A Primordial Vertebrate Cortex
3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.Nicole Mercer Lindsay, University of California, San Diego, USAMotor Cortex Descending Projections Drive Orofacial Behaviors through Specific Brainstem Premotor Networks
3:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.Spyridon Karadimas, University of Toronto, CanadaSensory Cortical Control of Movement
3:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.Matthew Becker, University of Colorado, USAControl of Reach Kinematics by the Cerebellum
3:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.Teja Pratap Bollu, Cornell University, USAMotor Cortex Inactivation Contracts Tongue and Forelimb Trajectories in Mice
4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.Coffee Break
4:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.Past and Future Perspectives
5:15 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.Drinks and Posters
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.Dinner
8:45 p.m.Bus departs for downtown