|2:00 pm - 9:00 pm||Arrival and Check-in|
|4:00 pm - 6:00 pm||Poster Session|
|7:15 pm - 7:30 pm||Welcome / Introductory Comments by GRC Site Staff and Chair's Remarks|
|7:30 pm - 9:30 pm ||Neuroethology: Past and Present|
|Discussion Leader: Bill Kristan (University of California, San Diego)|
|7:30 pm - 7:55 pm ||Keynote Address: Catherine E. Carr (University of Maryland, Baltimore)|
"Back in my day… How will neuroethology’s past shape its future?"
|7:55 pm - 8:00 pm ||Discussion|
|8:00 pm - 9:20 pm||Shaping Neuroethology Research During Career Beginnings|
|8:00 pm - 8:15 pm ||Martin How (Australian National University, Canberra, Australia)|
"Courtship herding in the fiddler crab Uca elegans: Tracking control system"
|8:15 pm - 8:20 pm ||Discussion|
|8:20 pm - 8:35 pm||Stefan Pulver (Brandeis University, Boston, MA)|
"Electrophysiological characterization of light and heat activated methods for acutely manipulating neuronal excitability in Drosophila melanogaster"
|8:35 pm - 8:40 pm ||Discussion|
|8:40 pm - 8:55 pm ||Gesa Feenders (Newcastle University, United Kingdom)|
"A motor theory for the origin of vocal learning"
|8:55 pm - 9:00 pm ||Discussion|
|9:00 pm - 9:15 pm ||Theo Mota (University Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France)|
"Integrative study of colour perception and learning in the honeybee Apis mellifera"
|9:15 pm - 9:20 pm ||Discussion|
|9:20 pm - 9:30 pm ||Informal discussion and wrap up|
|7:30 am - 8:30 am||Breakfast|
|9:00 am - 12:30 pm ||Neuroethology’s Future|
|Discussion Leaders: Jochen Zeil (Australian National University, Canberra, Australia)|
Kathy French (University of California, San Diego)
|9:00 am - 9:50 am ||Integrative Approaches in Neuroethology: A Look to the Future|
|9:00 am - 9:20 am||Andrew Barron (Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia)|
"Bees on crack"
|9:20 am - 9:25 am ||Discussion|
|9:25 am - 9:45 am||Catharine Rankin (University of British Columbia)|
"Plasticity: From behavior to neural circuits to networks of genes and back again"
|9:45 am - 9:50 am ||Discussion|
|9:50 am - 10:10 am ||Coffee Break|
|10:10 am - 11:30 am ||Advances in Neuroethology: Where are we Heading?|
|Selected Student Presentations|
|10:10 am - 10:25 am ||Stephen Shepherd (Duke University, Durham, NC)|
"Parietal "mIrror neurons" reflect both deployed and observed attention"
|10:25 am - 10:30 am ||Discussion|
|10:30 am - 10:45 am ||Andrew George (University of Texas, Austin)|
"Calcium-Mediated Change in Neural Intrinsic Excitability in Weakly Electric Fish, Apteronotus leptorhynchus and Eigenmannia virescens"
|10:45 am - 10:50 am ||Discussion|
|10:50 am - 11:05 am ||Anna Greenwood (Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA)|
"What can genetics teach us about the evolution of the nervous system?"
|11:50 am - 11:10 am ||Discussion|
|11:10 am - 11:25 am ||Jeff Riffel (University of Arizona, Tucson)|
"Olfactory behavior and neural processing of complex odor mixtures in the moth, Manduca sexta"
|11:25 am - 11:30 am ||Discussion|
|11:30 am - 12:00 pm ||Directed Questions and Wrap up Discussion: What are Future Challenges and Promises of Neuroethology?|
|11:30 am - 11:35 am ||Seth Ament (Univeristy of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)|
"What will neuroethology’s place in science be in 2050?"
|11:35 am - 11:45 am ||Discussion|
|11:45 am - 11:50 am ||Helga Groll (University of Southampton, United Kingdom)|
"What aren’t we going to predict?"
|11:50 am - 12:00 pm ||Discussion|
|12:00 pm - 12:30 pm||Business Meeting|
|(Discuss request for a subsequent GRS; Nominations for the next Student/Post-doc Vice Chair(s) to work with GRC Chair (serving as mentor); Fill out Evaluation Forms)|
|1:30 pm||Gordon Research Seminar ends. For those attending the associated Gordon Research Conference, please check in at the GRC Office beginning at 4:00 pm.|