Morning Session

8.00 a.m.–8.10 a.m.


Dániel Barabási and André Ferreira Castro

8.10 a.m.–8:40 a.m.

Nature over Nurture: Functional neuronal circuits emerge in the absence of developmental activity

Florian Engert

8.40 a.m.–9:10 a.m.

Circuits priors for learning ethlogically relevant bird behavior

Emily Mackevicius

9.10 a.m.–9:30 a.m.

Coffee Break

9:30 a.m.–10.00 a.m.

Hacking brain development to test models of sensory coding

Josie Clowney

10.00 a.m.–10:30 a.m.

Comparative connectomics reveals mechanisms for synaptic specificity

Javier Valdes Aleman

10.30 a.m.–11:00 a.m.

Understanding connectivity in Cerebellar-like Networks using the Inductive Bias

Peter Latham

Afternoon Session

4 p.m.–4.30 p.m.

The emergence of collective computations in non-neural multicellular systems

Allyson Sgro

4.30 p.m.–5 p.m.

Constructive Connectomics

Stan Kerstjens

5 p.m.–5:20 p.m.

Coffee Break

5:20 p.m.–5.50 p.m.

Superdiffuse neuron migration in the postnatal brain

Naomi Shvedov

5.50 p.m.–6.20 p.m.

Encoding innate ability through a genomic bottleneck

Toni Zador

6.20 p.m.–7 p.m.

Panel discussion/wrap-up