University Relations

Summer Institute 2006

August 7-11, 2006 University of Minnesota
Radisson Hotel Metrodome, 615 Washington Avenue SE, Minneapolis

Monday, August 7

8:30-9:00 Apostolos Georgopoulos
Welcoming remarks

9:00-10:00 Barbara Landau (Johns Hopkins University)
"Specialization and breakdown of spatial representations: Mind, brain and development"

10:30-11:30 Giuseppe Pellizzer (University of Minnesota)
"Planning uncertainty"

11:30-12:30 Matthew Chafee (University of Minnesota)
"Cognitive representations of space in primate posterior parietal cortex" view abstract Tuesday,

Tuesday, August 8

9:00-10:00 Howard Zelaznik (Purdue University)
"Further explorations of event and emergent timing"

10:00-10:30 Deborah Harrington (University of California San Diego)
"Timing and other predictive behaviors: the role of corticostriatal circuits"

11:30-12:30 Timothy Ebner (University of Minnesota)
"Internal models and the cerebellum"

Wednesday, August 9

9:00-10:00 Mark Latash (Penn State University)
"The uncontrolled manifold hypothesis: Studies of the human hand"

10:30-11:30 Gregory Anson (University of Otago, New Zealand)
"A brain of two halves: Can two hands work as one?"

11:30-12:30 Brian Hyland (University of Otago, New Zealand)
"Reconciling the reward responses of midbrain dopamine neurons with the movement deficits of Parkinson’s disease"

Evening Dinner with Keynote lecture Andrew B. Schwartz (University of Pittsburgh)
"Useful signals from motor cortex"

Thursday, August 10

9:00-10:00 Karen Adolph (New York University)
"Developing motor control"

10:30-11:30 Peter MacNeilage (University of Texas at Austin)
"Comparative neuroethology of speech production"

11:30-12:30 Scott Lewis (University of Minnesota)
"Cerebellar activation during copying geometrical shapes"

Friday, August 11

9:00-10:00 Richard Poppele (University of Minnesota)
'Role of spinal cord in motor control"

10:30-11:30 John Soechting (University of Minnesota)
"Haptic synthesis of geometric shapes"

11:30-12:30 James Ashe (University of Minnesota)
"The control of action: different levels of representation"

12:30-12:45 Apostolos Georgopoulos
Closing remarks



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