2003-2004 academic year meeting topics

September 5, 2003 Matt
McGovern Institute Retreat practice presentations
October 17, 2003 Maureen early results of motor retraining in stroke patients using telerehabilitation
October 24, 2003 Iahn Cajigas González linear control model of the spinal processing of descending neural signals
November 14, 2003 Davide Zoccolan sensory-motor integration in the medicinal leech: muscle coordination and motoneuron recruitment during the local bending reflex
December 5, 2003 Vincent deafferented synergies with some remarks on the NMF algorithm
December 19, 2003 Tom cheap and easy VR training
January 16, 2004 Timothée bio-mechanical characterisation of muscle synergies in goal directed movements
February 13, 2004 Russ Tedrake learning to walk by actuating a passive dynamic walker
February 20, 2004 Simon review of Kargo & Nitz' (2003) "early skill learning is exressed through selection and tuning of cortically represented muscle synergies"
February 27, 2004 Wei Wang synchronization and desynchronization of dynamic networks, a theoretical study
March 12, 2004 Joe Perkell speech movements are planned in auditory and somatosensory spaces
April 16, 2004 Jinsook review of Butt & Kiehn's (2003) "functional identification of interneurons responsible for left-right coordination of hindlimbs in mammals"
April 23, 2004 Andrew
consolidation and interference in force field adaptation and sequence learning
May 14, 2004

Andrea d'Avella


Neural Control of Movement 2004 review


send-off for Tim

June 11, 2004 all send-off for Tom
July 9, 2004 Vincent review of Hart & Giszter's (2004) "modular premotor drives and unit bursts as primitives for frog motor behaviors"
July 23, 2004 Max bio-mechanical analysis of synergies
August 13, 2004 Andrea d'Avella spatiotemporal characteristics of the muscle patterns for reaching explained by synergy combinations
August 20, 2004 Franco Calabi  nanotechnology, genetics and neuroscience


september 8, 2004