Principle investigators and trainees associated with the NSF Odor Navigation grant held their second annual team retreat. This year’s retreat was held at the University of Pittsburgh. The team reviewed recent results and made plans for future collaborations and publications.
Three team publications were accepted in top journals in July 2018: Connor, E.G., McHugh, M.K. & J.P. Crimaldi, Experiments in Fluids accepted July 2018 Alvarez-Salvado, E. Licata, A., Connor, E., McHugh, M., King, B., Stavropooulos, N., Crimaldi, J. and K.I. Nagel, “Elementary sensory-motor transformation underlying olfactory navigation in walking flies.”, Elife, accepted August 2018 S.D.…
Bard Ermentrout recently published the first of two articles for the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM). The article lays out the goals of the project and discusses the nature of the odor landscape and a few algorithms that we have begun to employ. >> Read the Article
PBS Newshour will be featuring the Olfactory Navigation project in their new Science Scope segment over the next several weeks. We’ll archive them here as they become available online! John Crimaldi: What a smell looks like, June 9 Lucia Jacobs: Inside the nose of a search-and-rescue dog, Aug. 12