Program

The meeting will take place from May 31st – June 2nd with session from 3 pm – 6.30 pm CEST.

View the speakers and their talks for:
Day 1 (May 31st), Day 2 (June 1st) and Day 3 (June 2nd)

May

31

2021

Session 1: 3 pm

Chair: Glenn Turner

12 + 5 Hokto Kazama Constructing representations of odor objects
12 + 5 Gaia Tavosanis The mushroom body calyx: structure and function
12 + 5 Karla Kaun Alternative splicing in memories for natural and alcohol reward
8 + 5 Short talk – Nannan Chen Local translation assembles the synaptic proteome required for associative learning in Drosophila
10 Discussion

Session 2: 4.15 pm

Chair: Gerry Rubin

12 + 5 Oren Schuldiner Developmental remodeling of the MB circuit requires activity dependent coordination between the APL and ɣ-KCs
12 + 5 Josie Clowney Development of connectivity in the mushroom body calyx
12 + 5 Yoshi Aso Neural circuit mechanisms of memory-based actions and learning
8 + 5 Short talk – Chen-Han Lin Wiring and operational flexibility of the Drosophila mushroom body circuit
10 Discussion

Session 3: 5.30 pm

Chair: Amita Sehgal

12 + 5 Ilona Grunwald Kadow Innate Immune receptors, AMPs and the mushroom body
12 + 5 Nitin Chouhan Context-dependent role for sleep in memory formation
12 + 5 Thomas Preat Glial insulin prompts glucose shuttling to mushroom body neurons for long-term memory
10 Discussion

30 Social Breakout Room Session

June

1

2021

Session 4: 3 pm

Chair: Leslie Griffith

8 + 5 Short talk – Xuelong Sun The role of the Mushroom bodies in orchestrating guidance behaviours
12 + 5 Hiromu Tanimoto Presynaptic inhibition of dopamine neurons controls cognitive bias
12 + 5 André Fiala Imaging synaptically distributed memory engrams: The Drosophila mushroom body as a study case
12 + 5 Stephan Sigrist Active zone plasticity: a gating mechanism connecting sleep with
memory formation?
10 Discussion

Session 5: 4.15 pm

Chair: Barbara Webb

12 + 5 Aurore Avargues-Weber Are higher-order analytic cognitive faculties of honeybees the consequence of the mushroom bodies architecture?
8 + 5 Short talk – Evripidis Gkanias How fruit flies acquire, forget and assimilate memories: a computational perspective
12 + 5 Andrew Lin Compensatory variability in network parameters enhances memory performance in the Drosophila mushroom body
12 + 5 Seth Tomchik Mechanisms of graded plasticity in the mushroom body
10 Discussion

Session 6: 5.30 pm

Chair: Martin Giurfa

12 + 5 Alla Borisyuk How mushroom body odor representations are shaped by connectivity patterns
12 + 5 Wolfgang Roessler Mushroom-body expansion in social Hymenoptera – are Kenyon cells special?
12 + 5 Jim Truman Strategies and Constraints in the Evolution of the Larval Mushroom Bodies
10 Discussion

30 Social Breakout Room Session

June

2

2021

Session 7: 3 pm

Chair: Lisa Scheunemann

12 + 5 Thomas Nowotny Learning with reward prediction errors in a model of the Drosophila mushroom body
12 + 5 David Owald Where to store a memory
12 + 5 Scott Waddell Things are often not what they appear to be
10 Discussion

Session 8: 4 pm

Chair: Randolf Menzel

12 + 5 Bertram Gerber Heterogeneity in the temporal fingerprint of internal reinforcement signals in Drosophila
12 + 5 Marta Zlatic Circuits for learning, predicting, and deciding
12 + 5 Walter Senn Error- or target-driven synaptic plasticity? A model of predictive learning in the mushroom body
8 + 5 Short talk – Kristin Scaplen Transsynaptic mapping of Drosophila mushroom body output neurons
10 Discussion

Session 9: 5.15 pm

Chair: Geraldine Wright

12 + 5 Martin Nawrot Foraging on the fly: A spiking model for rapid learning and odor plume navigation
8 + 5 Short talk – Cornelia Buehlmann Mushroom bodies are required for learned visual navigation, but not for innate visual behavior, in ants
12 + 5 Vanessa Ruta Mushroom body signaling during odor navigation
12 + 5 Larry Abbott Continuous memory in the mushroom body
10 Discussion

30 Social Breakout Room Session