Schedule Overview

Saturday 14 July Arrival


Sunday 15 July 

16.00 - 17.00       Introductory comments    Course Directors

17.00 - 18.00       Keynote    Iain Couzin 

18.00 - 19.00       Welcome drinks 

19.00 - 20.30       Dinner


Monday 16 July 

10.00 - 13.00    Lecture    Giorgio Gilestro

13.00 - 14.00       Lunch 

14.00 - 20.00       Build a Rig / Capture movies    Ben de Bivort / Giorgio Gilestro

20.00 - 21.30       Dinner

Tuesday 17 July

10.00 - 13.00    Lecture    Ben de Bivort

13.00 - 14.00    Lunch

14.00 - 20.00       Build a centroid tracker    Ben de Bivort / Giorgio Gilestro

20.00 - 21.30       Dinner

Wednesday 18 July

10.00 - 13.00    Lecture    Ofer Feinerman

13.00 - 14.00       Lunch 

14.00 - 20.00       Mutianimal    Gonzalo de Polavieja

20.00 - 21.30       Dinner

Thursday 19 July 

10.00 - 13.00    Lecture    Claire Wyart

13.00 - 14.00       Lunch

14.00 - 20.00       Closed loop stimulus control / microcontroller    Claire Wyart

20.00 - 21.30       Dinner

Friday 20 July

10.00 - 13.00    Lecture    Andrew Straw

13.00 - 14.00       Lunch

14.00 - 20.00       Closed Loop optomotor & VR    Andrew Straw

20.00 - 21.30       Dinner

Saturday 21 July – Surf / Beach day

Sunday 22 July

10.00 - 13.00    Lecture    Greg Stephens

13.00 - 14.00       Lunch

14.00 - 20.00       Posture & Dynamical Systems    Greg Stephens

20.00 - 21.30       Dinner

Monday 23 July

10.00 - 13.00       Lecture    Bob Datta

13.00 - 14.00       Lunch

14.00 - 20.00       Unsupervised    Gordon Berman / Ben de Bivort

20.00 - 21.30       Dinner

Tuesday 24 July

10.00 - 13.00       Lecture    Gordon Berman

13.00 - 14.00       Lunch

14.00 - 20.00       Motion Capture    João Frazão

20.00 - 21.30       Dinner

Wednesday 25 July

10.00 - 13.00       Lecture    Kristin Branson

13.00 - 14.00       Lunch

14.00 - 20.00       Supervised Learning    Kristin Branson

20.00 - 21.30       Dinner

Thursday 26 July

10.00 - 13.00       Lecture    Megan Carey

13.00 - 14.00       Lunch 

14.00 - 20.00       Deep Learning    Gonzalo de Polavieja

20.00 - 21.30       Dinner

Friday 27 July 

10.00 - 13.00       Lecture    Tsevi Beatus

13.00 - 14.00       Lunch 

14.00 - 20.00       Generative Modelling – Panel Discussion            Greg Stephen / Gonzalo de Polavieja

20.00 - 21.30       Dinner

Saturday 28 July – Day Off

Sunday 29 July

10.00 - 13.00       Lecture    Andre Brown

13.00 - 14.00       Lunch

14.00 - 20.00       Project Presentations

20.00 - 21.30       Dinner

Monday 30 July

10.00 - 13.00       Lecture    David Schwab

13.00 - 14.00       Lunch 

14.00 - 20.00       Project Presentations

20.00 - 21.30       Dinner

Tuesday 31 July

10.00 - 13.00       Lecture    Deborah Gordon

13.00 - 14.00       Lunch

14.00 - 20.00       Project Presentations

20.00 - 21.30       Dinner

Wednesday 1 August

10.00 - 13.00       Lecture    Marcelo Magnasco

13.00 - 14.00       Lunch

14.00 - 20.00       Project Presentations

20.00 - 21.30       Dinner

Thursday 2 August

10.00 - 13.00       Lecture    Gilles Laurent

13.00 - 14.00       Lunch 

14.00 - 20.00       Project Presentations

20.00 - 21.30       Dinner

Friday 3 August

10.00 - 13.00       Lecture    Kate Jeffery

13.00 - 14.00       Lunch 

14.00 - 19.00       Wrap up & Clean Up

19.00 - open        Farewell Party

Saturday 4 August – Departure


Preliminary LAB Schedule


Week 1
  • Rapid Fabrication and Behavior tracking hardware 
  • Single and multi-animal tracking algorithms
  • Closed-loop stimulus control using microcontrollers and single-board computers
  • Bioluminiscence imaging in behaving animals
Week 2
  • Dynamical representations of posture
  • Supervised and Unsupervised behavioral classification
  • Deep Learning for motion capture, classification and modelling

Week 3 
  • Student-led independent research projects
  • Scintillating research seminars
  • Independent research project presentations and celebration