PS: Social Insects as Models for Biological Complexity: Lessons Learned and Challenges on the Horizon

Tuesday, November 18, 2014: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Portland Ballroom 251 (Oregon Convention Center)
Simon Garnier
Zachary Shaffer

1:30 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:35 PM
1:52 PM
Investigating the self-organized living architectures of Eciton army ants
Chris Reid, New Jersey Institute of Technology
2:09 PM
Fire ants as self-healing materials
David Hu, Georgia Institute of Technology
2:26 PM
Adaptive foraging strategies and group leadership in ants
Claire Detrain, Université Libre de Bruxelles ; Bertrand Collignon, Université Libre de Bruxelles
2:43 PM
Diversity of collective decision-making patterns resulting from gregarious behavior
Jean-Louis Deneubourg, Université Libre de Bruxelles
3:17 PM
3:29 PM
3:46 PM
The evolutionary genetic basis of social regulation of caste development
Timothy A. Linksvayer, University of Pennsylvania
4:03 PM
Regulation of work in ant colonies
Laurent Keller, University of Lausanne ; Danielle Mersch, University of Lausanne
4:20 PM
Green brain: Computational modelling of the honeybee brain
James Marshall, University of Sheffield
4:54 PM
5:11 PM
The ecology of collective behavior in ants
Deborah M. Gordon, Stanford University
5:28 PM
Concluding Remarks
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