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Kavli Workshop on Neural Circuits and Behavior of Drosophila

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Kavli Workshop on Neural Circuits and Behavior of Drosophila

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June 23 - 29, 2019
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*THIS MEETING WILL BE HELD IN CRETE*

Drosophila is emerging as one of the primary model systems for the genetic investigation of neural circuits and behavior. A follow up to the 2015 and 2017 meetings, this workshop will focus on recent technical and conceptual developments in the field, including genetic methods for identifying and manipulating specific cell types, optogenetics, electrophysiology, EM reconstructions, and automated analysis of behavior. All selected applicants will give a talk, and there will be ample opportunities for both formal and informal participant interactions.

See below for instructions on how to apply!

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Organizers
Eugenia Chiappe, Champalimaud Foundation
Barry Dickson, Janelia Research Campus/HHMI
Kristin Scott, University of California, Berkeley
Scott Waddell, Oxford University


Venue
Orthodox Academy of Crete
Kolympari,
Kissamou, Crete

Accommodation
Accommodation in shared rooms will be provided at the Orthodox Academy of Crete. No space is available for guests. Participants wishing to stay off-site must make their own arrangements.

Transport
A shuttle bus will be provided to and from Chania airport. All participants are expected to be present for the duration of the meeting.


TO APPLY: Please use our online registration system. NOTE: This system is designed to collect formal abstracts, which are not required for this workshop. Please add your name in the "author" field and provide 6 keywords, but use "n/a" for the title and abstract fields. Registration deadline is February 15, 2019 (11:59 p.m.).

Attendees are expected to cover their own travel expenses and must be able to stay for the duration.