Computational Modeling of Respiratory Central Pattern Generators

8:45-9:30 AM - Jeff Smith, NIH:  “Unraveling brainstem respiratory circuits with electrophysiology, optogenetics, and modeling”

9:30-10:00 AM - Ryan Phillips, NIH:  “Revisiting CAN currents and TRP channels in pre-Bötzinger complex circuits”

10:00 AM - Break

10:30-11:15 AM - Yaroslav Molkov, Georgia State U.:  "Kolliker Fuse orchestrates timing of abdominal nerve bursting”

11:15-11:45 AM - William Barnett, Georgia State U.:  "Glycinergic neurons in the respiratory CPG: optogenetics + modeling”

11:55AM-12:50 PM - Jonathan Rubin, Pitt:  “Identifying timescales in respiratory bursting models” (in Thackeray 704 - also the Math Bio seminar for next week)

1:00 PM - Break

1:30-2:00 PM - Sam Wittman, Pitt:  “A reduced modelling approach to mechanisms of Rett syndrome respiratory pathology and associated interventions”

2:00-2:30 PM - Jessica Ausborn, Drexel: "Neural interactions within and between the pre-Bötzinger and Bötzinger complexes: Insights from site- and respiratory phase-specific optogenetic activation of inhibitory neurons"

2:30-3:15 PM - Ilya Rybak, Drexel:  "Problems with the current model of the respiratory CPG: A substantial revision is necessary”


December 8, 2016 (All day)

Location and Address

427 Thackeray Hall